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6000 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-2361
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/08/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/08/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 200 in Myrtle Beach
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The oceanfront Island Vista features luxury 1,2,3 and 4-bedroom suites set in a quiet residential neighborhood. These modern facilities compliment the long established Island Vista traditions that include warm reception by our friendly familiar staff and a relaxed unhurried atmosphere. Exceptional amenities include award-winning cuisine and oceanfront views in the Cypress Room restaurant/cocktail lounge, indoor & outdoor water amenities, exercise room, and oceanfront Tiki Hut bar and grill (seasonal/weather permitting). Pleasant vacations are waiting for you at the Island Vista...
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Evening entertainment
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car park
Wifi
Hot bath
Lazy river
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Restaurant
Snack bar
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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English
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Special Offer:Beach Bundle

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43Car recommended
Grade: 43 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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Michelle O wrote a review 19 Jun
Charlotte, North Carolina18 contributions4 helpful votes
For the most part I still love this place..however the price is premium with no room service foe less than a 6 night stay. The Cypress Room service was terrible, way too many people standing around doing nothing. The door on our balcony wax so hard to open I was actually trapped on the balcony for 10 minutes waiting on my sons to open it. They struggled and they are all athletes. I would definitely go back but I hope they find the management team to bring this place back to excellence.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Responded 6 days ago
We're so sorry to hear that you all had a few rough spots in your latest stay. Please let us know when you have issues like this if you all do choose to come back and stay with us! We look forward to the opportunity to serve our guests, not just when the stay is great, to make every stay great.
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Lisa H wrote a review Mar 2022
Aurora, Indiana19 contributions4 helpful votes
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This place is wonderful! From the moment you walk into the lobby, it looks and smells clean and fresh. The unit we stayed in was so clean and the beds were very comfortable! We had ample supplies in our unit. The view of the beach and access to it is great! We even saw dolphins jumping out of the water! We ordered food from the restaurant on the premises and everything was great. I highly recommend the pizza. I am very picky about where my family and I stay when on vacation. This place ranks at the top of my list for cleanliness, great accomodations, and friendly service!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Steven Penn, Guest Services / Front Office at Island Vista
Responded 19 Mar 2022
Thank you all so much for the fantastic review, and for choosing us for your stay! We look forward to having you all again in the future, and for making you all a part of our family here at the resort. Let us know if there's ever anything that you all need, and thanks again for choosing us to make your stay great!
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morganbritt2003 wrote a review 19 Jun
Charleston, West Virginia10 contributions30 helpful votes
We just left Island Vista after another fabulous vacation! We love this resort! You will not find a better staff anywhere else! The rooms are amazing and very clean! The beach is never crowded! We look forward to many years to come at Island Vista!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Steven Penn, Guest Services / Front Office at Island Vista
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you all so much for taking your time to post such a fantastic review. You all - the guests - are the reason we do what we do, and we're happy to have you year after year. Thank you so much for choosing us to be your home away from home, and we can't wait to see you again!
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Audra C wrote a review 17 Jun
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We loved Island Vista! It’s clean, beautiful, employees are so nice, good food and awesome outside area and pools. Beach isn’t too crowded since there isn’t another hotel on either side. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Steven Penn, Guest Services / Front Office at Island Vista
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks so much for coming and staying with us, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate you all choosing us, and we hope to see you all again in the future.
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TravelgalTN55 wrote a review 15 Jun
Kingsport, Tennessee17 contributions5 helpful votes
We returned to Island Vista last week after trying this hotel for the first time last October, and this is now our home away from home at the beach. Everyone we encountered from the hotel staff was friendly and helpful. We had a couple of minor maintenance requests that were taken care of quickly, and Teli at the front desk went above and beyond to help with anything we needed. This hotel is clean, safe, and family friendly. We look forward to returning as soon as we can!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Try the Cypress Room and Tiki Hut. The food is fabulous! We loved the burgers and pizza, and the...
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Response from Steven Penn, Guest Services / Front Office at Island Vista
Responded 1 week ago
Happy to hear that the few issues you all had during your stay were taken care of, that they were taken care of with a smile and in time, and that you all were able to enjoy your stay despite. Thank you so much for taking your time for the honest review of the property. We tell our staff that we don't expect every stay to be perfect, but that our response to it is what helps you all enjoy your stay. We look forward to having you all again in the future!
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QuincyKid wrote a review May 2022
Austin, Texas294 contributions169 helpful votes
The Island Vista is truly an island of calm in the midst of the hurricane of activity that makes up the rest of Myrtle Beach. Our room was spacious and had a nice balcony with an ocean view.we ate at the Cypress Room for dinner and enjoyed the food as well as the outside dining. Great staff too!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Steven Penn, Guest Services / Front Office at Island Vista
Responded 1 week ago
So happy to hear you all were able to relax and enjoy your stay with us! We try to create this atmosphere for everyone so that they're able to enjoy their "getaway"....even from the normal for Myrtle Beach. Thank you so much for taking your time to post your review, and thank you for choosing us for your stay! We hope to see you again.
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Jamie P wrote a review May 2022
Columbia, South Carolina1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great place to stay friendly staff never have had a bad experience here The food in the Cypress room is great just had breakfast there Jami gave us great service .. what more could you ask for? Great food and a great place to stay
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for the review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to having you again in the future! Thanks so much for choosing Island Vista!
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shomonewheeler wrote a review May 2022
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First.... I was pleasantly surprised by the room! Definitely a view of the ocean but not face on... Which was a little sucky bc I had a corner room but it was ok.... Huge 1000 inch flat screen.. microwave.. refrigerator.. COMFORTABLE BEDS!!!! What!!!! And the bathroom!!!!! Nice! But with all that let me mention Ms Teli!!!! Front desk personnel.... Sooooo pleasant... Soooo professional... Soooooo knowledgeable.... Sooooo Sweet!!! Soooo aware.... I thought she was the front desk manager! She should be!!! She didn't check me in BUT I truly enjoyed listening to her check in others and take phone calls. I was blown away by her customer service and demeanor! Spot on!!!!! Managers... Owners... PLEASE acknowledge this young lady! She IS the front desk!!! Love her everything!!! ❤️ Stay here.. ask for Teli... And enjoy yourself!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We're so happy to hear that, despite the unit you booked, you were able to enjoy your stay with us. Teli has become a shining star here at the Front Desk and has done a great job since joining the team. She absolutely exemplifies the type of customer service we wish to provide here at Island Vista! We hope to see you all again in the future, and thank you so much for choosing us for your stay!
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David M wrote a review May 2022
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Had an amazing stay overall. Stayed with my wife in may 2022. The property is beautiful, staff was friendly and helpful, food and drinks were great. The only thing we didn't like was the parking situation. The parking garage was not at all fun to navigate, very narrow and parking spots were all different sizes and cement barriers in random spots. It wasnt too bad when we visited since it wasn't quite peak season. But I imagine it gets a little tricky when you have more people coming and going. A valet option would have been very nice and made this much less of an issue. Other than that this place is fantastic! You have an amazing view of the ocean from the balcony and even while you are at the pool. And if you would rather just lay on the beach it is located right on a beautiful stretch of beach that is a lot less crowded than a typical hotel beach. The property is located in a more residential area which makes for a much quieter experience. Hotel was very clean found no issues there, seemed like a safe area as well. They had security pretty regularly walking the property. Wasn't sure but security seemed to have an actual firearm which I found a bit odd for such a quiet area. Food and drinks from the restaurant and tiki bar were good and service was fast. The pools were very spacious, but they are very strict about pool closing times as they mentioned on their website.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Steven Penn, Guest Services / Front Office at Island Vista
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you all so much for taking your time to post such a thoughtful and honest review of your stay. The valet recommendation is great, and will be forwarded on to management staff to see what we can do for alternatives for guests who do have trouble with the parking situation here on the property. Happy to hear that you all were able to enjoy your stay, and we hope to get to have you all again. Thanks for choosing us!
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Nathaniel G wrote a review May 2022
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I thrive on efficiency. I was not disappointed. One minor issue, not uncommon, was cared for immediately. The only disappointment was having to leave this quiet and relaxing environment to return to the "hustle and bustle" of daily life back home. Must give a nice shout out to Lisa Prokowich, Assist Guest Services Mgr.: She was professional, warm, courteous, and attentive. Felt her sincerity for the property's guests! The general, restaurant, and maintenance staff were all a full complement to the property.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded 19 May 2022
Thank you all so much for such a kind and thoughtful review! We agree that our staff here on the property ARE the highlight, and absolutely look for that same outstanding customer service with every interaction. Happy to hear that whatever issues may have been were resolved, and that you all were able to enjoy your stay despite. We hope to see you again, and thank you all for choosing us to provide your relaxation.
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PRICE RANGE
US$290 - US$639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
island vista myrtle beach
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Sea Island Inn
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaMyrtle Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
171
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Frequently Asked Questions about Island Vista
Which popular attractions are close to Island Vista?
Nearby attractions include Polynesian Fire (1.0 km) and Rose Arbor Fabrics (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Island Vista?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Island Vista?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Island Vista?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Island Vista?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Island Vista?
Conveniently located restaurants include Luigi's Trattoria, AJ's Pizza, and Santa Maria Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Island Vista?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Island Vista?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Island Vista offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Island Vista?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum (6.2 km) and Charlie's Place (5.3 km).
Does Island Vista have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.