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Garden City Inn

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On the beach
On the beach
On the beach
Outdoor pool

Overview of Garden City Inn

Garden City Inn

2.0 star property
Beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Pier at Garden City

7,6/10 Good

405 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
1120 North Waccamaw Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC, 29576

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • The Market Common - 16 min drive
  • Family Kingdom Amusement Park - 21 min drive
  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk - 21 min drive
  • SkyWheel Myrtle Beach - 17 min drive
  • Ripley's Aquarium - 20 min drive
  • Broadway at the Beach - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Myrtle Beach Intl. Airport (MYR) - 16 min drive
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC (CRE-Grand Strand) - 44 min drive


  • Conch Cafe - 9 min walk
  • The Pier at Garden City - 14 min walk
  • Surf Diner - 3 min drive
  • Flapjack's - 3 min drive
  • Chicago Pizza - 4 min drive

About this property

Garden City Inn

Situated by the ocean, Garden City Inn is a great choice for a stay in Murrells Inlet. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or take advantage of nearby hiking/biking trails. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and beach location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 36 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 per room, up to 40 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite parking limited (max 1 space per unit)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby


  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Breakage deposit: USD 150.00 per stay (for guests under 22 years old)

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 8.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Pool access
    • Beach access
    • In-room coffee
    • Self parking
    • Laundry facilities

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 25.00


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet deposit: USD 65.00 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 65.00 per pet, per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Garden City Inn Murrells Inlet
Garden City Inn
Garden City Murrells Inlet
Garden City Inn Hotel
Garden City Inn Murrells Inlet
Garden City Inn Hotel Murrells Inlet

Frequently asked questions

Does Garden City Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Garden City Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Garden City Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Garden City Inn?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Garden City Inn?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 40 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 65.00 per pet, per stay, and there's also a deposit of USD 65.00 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Garden City Inn?
Yes. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Garden City Inn?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 25.00.
What is there to do at Garden City Inn and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Garden City Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Conch Cafe (9-min walk), The Pier at Garden City (14-min walk), and Chicago Pizza (2.1 mi).
What's the area around Garden City Inn like?
Garden City Inn is on Murrells Inlet Beach, a short 14-minute walk from Pier at Garden City and 14 minutes' walk from Surfside Beach. Travelers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

We always have an amazing time there.
Michael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Room was great and the bed was comfortable.
Anthony, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

holly, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Rickie, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Will be back
Christeen, 1-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Christoph, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nicely renovated hotel. The bed was very comfortable, and the view was great!
Jill, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Our stay this past weekend was great until Saturday night. It was so loud people hollering at 11:30 at night. You ask the to be quiet they want to start a fight. We had to leave that night . We were in room 302. We have been staying here for years sometimes twice a year. We are locals and have never had an experience like this. We even were going to book direct but they wanted to charge $100 dollars more. So we did a 3rd party and thst part worked out great. They also could pick up around the pool.
John, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I’ll be back
Nice place on the beach just needed a room for a night. Staff was super friendly and courteous, was really impressed with the staff and the Inn, I’ll be back
Donald, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Extra fees for facility and dog
Ronald, 2-night trip with friends
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