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Folly Beach, SC, United States
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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Folly Beach:$318/night
Cheapest price found:$123/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$124 - $453
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$311 - $486
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Cheapest hotels in Folly Beach, South Carolina

Discover affordable stays in Folly Beach that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Folly Beach can be found for as low as $275 per night. There is currently one property in Folly Beach that can be booked for this price. Riverside Inn and Cottages is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Folly Beach. Price data was last updated on May 22, 2024
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116 East Indian Avenue, Folly Beach, SC, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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79 W. 2nd Street, Folly Beach, SC, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
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110 East Cooper Avenue, Folly Beach, SC, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
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1 Center Street Highway 171, Folly Beach, SC, United States
0.0 mi from city centre
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Where to stay in Folly Beach

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About Folly Beach

Positioned primarily on Folly Island, Folly Beach is a beachside town where a long stretch of sandy coastline meets the picturesque North Atlantic Ocean. Quirky souvenir shops, rooftop bars and crab shacks line the main drag, while cocktail bars, surfers and anglers can be seen clustered around the iconic Folly Beach Pier.

Things to do in Folly Beach

Folly Beach is a popular South Carolina summer destination, thanks to its excellent surfing, fishing and swimming conditions. You can also get out on the water during a kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding or jet skiing excursion. The sandy beach is perfect for sunset walks or playing ball games, backed by stately Charleston-style abodes.

Are you looking for some exciting nightlife? Hang out around the waterfront, where you’ll find the popular Banana Cabana and BLU Restaurant & Bar. The latter combines fresh seafood with live music, cocktails and cold beer. There are also nightlife venues lined out along Center Street, including the live music venue, Sand Dollar Social Club, and The Drop-In Bar & Deli.

Nature lovers should drive about 10 minutes to the Folly Beach County Park, where you can see a pelican rookery and swim at a lifeguarded beach. Don’t forget to visit the Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, which offers views of the 19th-century Morris Island Light, along with excellent birdwatching and surf fishing.

Take advantage of Folly Beach’s proximity to Charleston to explore the city’s rich colonial history at historic manors and Civil War sites or on horse-drawn carriage tours. You can purchase handmade goods, Southern delicacies and unique souvenirs from the Historic Charleston City Market.

Getting around Folly Beach

Folly Beach is a 35-minute drive from Charleston International Airport and is connected to the rest of Charleston via taxis and rideshare services. You can walk around the majority of Folly Beach, but a private car is best for exploring further.

Facts about staying in Folly Beach

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Folly Beach to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on May 22, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels on Center Street in Folly Beach?

    Center Street is one the largest and most popular streets in Folly Beach, also known as the Edge of America. There are several hotels in Folly Beach along this street, where travelers can book rooms and enjoy their stay in the city. Hotel Folly and Beachside Boutique Inn are some of the cheap hotels in Folly Beach, located along Center Street. Booking either of these hotels will help you save on your budget in various ways. If you book a room at the Hotel Folly, you will be able to enjoy free parking for your car or van. On the other hand, if you book a room at the Beachside Boutique Inn, you will enjoy free breakfast. Therefore, travelers using either of these two Folly Beach hotels will spend less. The South Carolina Aquarium and Folly Beach County Park are some of the nearby exciting locations that one can visit from Hotel Folly and have more fun.

  • Are there kid-friendly hotels in Folly Beach?

    Before you book hotels in Folly Beach when traveling with kids, it is important to determine whether such hotels are kid-friendly or not. Kid-friendly hotels are those that have various amenities to cater to the needs of kids or those located near exciting locations where kids can be taken to have fun. The Palms Oceanfront Hotel and Wild Dunes Resort are some of the cheap hotels in Folly Beach which provide a friendly environment for the kids. The Palms Oceanfront Hotel is a simple two-star hotel that is located along Ocean Boulevard. The hotel has playgrounds suitable for the kids. It is located close to the Charleston Museum and Gibbes Museum of Art. You can take your kids to any of these locations and let them have some great experiences. If your book a room at the Wild Dunes Resort, you can take your kids to have fun at the South Carolina Aquarium.

  • How do I find a peaceful and quiet hotel in Folly Beach?

    Quiet and more peaceful Folly Beach hotels can be found as one moves inland. This is because such areas have fewer people as well as business activities. The Residence Inn by Marriott Charleston Riverview will be a suitable option for travelers who want to enjoy a quiet environment as they read a book or complete some tasks on a laptop from their rooms. The hotel is located in West Ashley, which is one of the quiet neighborhoods in Folly Beach. The three-star hotel will enable you to save on your budget considerably because you will be provided with free breakfast. If you want to spend some time outdoors, the hotel is located a short distance from the South Carolina Aquarium and Joe Riley Waterfront Park, where you can visit and have some fun. Planters Inn, located in the Anson Borough Homes neighborhood, is also another good hotel option with a tranquil environment suitable for travelers who need a quiet and peaceful hotel.

  • What neighborhoods in Folly Beach have the best restaurants?

    The Eastern side of Center Street forms the largest neighborhood in Folly Beach and houses several delicious dining options for both locals, visitors, and tourists. This neighborhood is a destination for many domestic and foreign tourists who come to enjoy a variety of locally sourced meals, which are offered by a number of restaurants here. The Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar, BLU Beach Bar & Grill, and Rita’s Seaside Grille are some of the most popular restaurants among the locals. The Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar, for instance, is famous for its casual seafood and outdoor eating. The restaurant’s customers can enjoy their meals while being entertained with live bands, especially during the weekends. At Rita’s Seaside Grille, you will enjoy American fare, ranging from burgers to a wide range of seafood. The meals are served with drinks as you get entertained with live music bands.

  • What are the best hotels in Folly Beach?

    Tides Folly Beach (7.9/10 from 919 reviews), Hotel Folly with Marsh and Sunset Views (9.1/10 from 244 reviews), and Water's Edge Inn - Adults Only (9.3/10 from 95 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Folly Beach.

  • What is a good hotel near Folly Beach Fishing Pier?

    Reviews of Tides Folly Beach recommend it as a good place to stay near Folly Beach Fishing Pier, scoring 7.9/10 from 919 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Folly Beach near Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve?

    Great access to the beach with wonderful views is the most recommended hotel near Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve on HotelsCombined (scoring 9.8 over 21 reviews).

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