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Crown Reef in the News

Crown Reef in the NewsUSA Today 10 Best


Named on USA Today's 10Best "Hotels For Water Fun In The Winter"



Traveler Reviews & Blogs:

5/14/16 "Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina"
"I loved sitting on my balcony in the morning with my cup of tea listening to the sound of the surf..." Mary Chong, Calculated Traveler

6/13/15 "Our Myrtle Beach Adventure at Crown Reef"
"It was one of the most fun and relaxing vacations we've ever taken." -Diane Schmidt, SavingsMania®

5/15/15 "REVIEW: Crown Reef Resort at Myrtle Beach"
"If you are looking for great value and fun for the family, you can't beat the price, and your kids are sure to thank you for an awesome vacation!" -Michelle Sisco, Smyrna Vinings Marietta Macaroni Kid 

4/14/15 "BWW Reviews: CROWN REEF BEACH RESORT AND WATERPARK in Myrtle Beach, SC - Spectacular Views, Ideal Location, Family Friendly"
"Crown Reef is the perfect family-friendly destination for all your traveling needs." -Christina Mancuso,

4/6/15 "Head South for Spring Break"
"Crown Reef Resort is perfect for a family with children of all ages." -Melisa Canizales, Concord & Waxhaw Union Macaroni Kid 

10/22/14 "5 Reasons to Stay at the Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC"
"If you are looking for a fall or winter getaway, Crown Reef is your solution." -Reesa Lewandowski, Momma Lew

10/14/14 "Our Getaway to Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach"
"It's a great place for families with kids or without." -Christina Shirley, Mom's Messy Miracles

9/24/14 "Myrtle Beach and Crown Reef Resort
"Crown Reef was excellent." -Kathryn Cummins, Cummins Life

9/10/14 "Crown Reef Resort – Ultimate Family Destination!"
"I definitely recommend staying at Crown Reef Resort if you need an affordable family vacation." -Erin, MommyOctopus

8/29/14"Great Place to Stay with Kids"
"Our eight-year old was in LOVE with the water slides. She told us she wanted to stay there all day." -Katie, Trekaroo

8/25/14 "Le Crown Reef Resort à Myrtle Beach"
"L'emplacement est idéal si vous cherchez un endroit directement sur l'eau." -Jaime, Jesuisune Maman

8/24/14 "Crown Reef Resort - Myrtle Beach, SC"
"You can stay at the resort the entire time and never run out of stuff to do." - Kathy Balman, Kathy's Cluttered Mind

8/15/14 "Myrtle Beach on a Budget"
"In Myrtle Beach you don't need to spend a little more for built-in fun." -Sarah Pittard, Solo Traveling Mom

8/13/14 "Crown Reef Beach Resort Review - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina"
"I loved having an 'all-in-one' kind of resort to stay at, where you have the option to stay at the resort during your entire trip and never have to leave to go anywhere." - Brittany, Mom. Wife. Busy Life.

7/29/14 "Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach"
"Crown Reef Resort's friendly staff, remarkable location, and comfortable rooms made for a memorable ocean getaway." -Marissa Mitchell, Mom Behind a Blog

7/29/14 "Review of Crown Reef Resort Myrtle Beach, SC"
"Our girls LOVED the waterpark." -Cherie Lowe, Queen of Free

7/21/14 "Crown Reef Resort!"
"The new waterslides are the best." -Rebecca Plaisance, South Charlotte Macaroni Kid

7/18/14 "Fun Family Vacation at Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach #Review"
"Crown Reef Resort is definitely establishing themselves as one of the best properties on Myrtle Beach!" -Mary Hoover, Mission to Save 

7/27/14 "Crown Reef Resort And Brookgreen Gardens: Myrtle Beach"
"This property has it all." -Sara Broers, Travel With Sara

7/6/14 "Fun for the Whole Family at Crown Reef Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach"
"The Crown Reef Beach Resort is a vacationer's dream come true." -Cindy, Akron Ohio Moms

6/22/14 "Town Center At The Crown Reef Resort"
"Paradise does exist in Myrtle Beach and Town Center is geared to lend you a hand in keeping things easy and fun." -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom

6/20/14 "The Crown Cafe: Breakfast Is Served"
"People were scooping it up by the plateful, and eating every last morsel, so YOU know it is good." -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom

6/18/14 "It's All In The Staff"
"Everyday is a good day at the Crown Reef Resort and as the music blares, the waves crash and the lazy river propels forward, the employees prove it's all in the staff!" -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom

6/16/14 "Welcome to the Crown Reef Resort"
"This is a perfect family travel destination." -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom 

4/22/14 "Crown Reef Myrtle Beach"
"I truly believe if you scheduled a stay at the Crown Reef Resort you would not have a desire to leave. I think they offer everything a family would need to have an amazing vacation." -Amee, Madame Deals Blog


News Articles:

2/12/16 "6 Fun & Fabulous Spring Break Family Vacations-Erin Gifford, Kidventurous

1/25/16 "Indoor Pools In All 50 States" -Gina Martinez, Cheapism &

1/20/16 "10 Best Indoor Waterpark Hotels" -Erin Gifford, Kidventurous

11/24/15 "Best Hotels For Water Fun In The Winter" -Lyn Mettler, USA Today 

11/2015 "Family-Friendly Myrtle Beach Resorts for Every Budget" -Lyn Mettler, My Family Travels

10/9/15 "Fall perfect time for trip to Myrtle Beach" -Angela Gary, Banks News Today

9/21/15 "Check Into Crown Reef Beach Resort, Myrtle Beach" -Sara Kendall, MomsCharlotte of Charlotte Observer 

8/5/14 "Must-see stops for sports nuts" -Fox News

7/24/14 "Why Swim When You Can Slide? Water Parks Where You Can Play and Stay for Days" -Huffington Post

5/30/14 "Myrtle Beach Hotel Icon Unveils New Looks" -Carolina TravelPlanner

4/25/14 "10 Best Beaches for Families in 2014" -Family Vacation Critic

4/24/14 "5 best beaches for families" -Today Travel

4/4/14 "Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach adds water park in major overhaul" -GoToMyrtleBeach

4/4/14 "Crown Reef overhaul, including new water park, expected to be ready by summer" -Sun News

4/3/14 "News to use" -Chicago Tribune



5/18/14 "Competition Motivates Myrtle Beach Resort Renovations" -South Carolina Business Review



November/December 2014 "Southeast"
"If attendees will have families in tow, consider the oceanfront Crown Reef Resort. It completed a $7.5 million renovation in summer 2014 and opened a new $2 million water park with three slides and a pool, enclosed in winter for year-round access." -Connect Meetings Intelligence Magazine