Over the past 90 years, The Breakers Resort has transformed from a small seaside guest cottage to a massive, multi-building oceanfront resort in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Now The Breakers Resort is ready for the next chapter.
Demolition of the Pirates Cove building began in the fall of 2019, and the Palmetto building is currently coming down to make room for the new Marriott Springhill Suites/Courtyard. Featuring 26 floors, the ultramodern Marriott Springhill Suites/Courtyard is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2022.
The Marriott Springhill Suites/Courtyard is expected to have many outstanding amenities, including an oceanfront pool deck, a lounge area with fire pits, modern business and fitness centers, breakfast and outdoor dining, as well as a bistro and grab-and-go snacks.
The two-year Marriott Springhill Suites/Courtyard construction project will take place in phases. For guests staying at The Breakers Resort with questions related to the project, we’ve compiled this quick Q&A:
Which buildings are being torn down?
The Palmetto and Pirates Cove buildings are the only two affected by the new Marriott Springhill Suites/Courtyard project. The Palms, Paradise, Sailfish, Dunes and The Cove buildings will continue to operate as normal.
When will the construction project be complete?
Full completion of the project is scheduled for the spring of 2022, although different phases of construction may allow for parts of the new Marriott Springhill Suites/Courtyard to open sooner.
Where will guests check in once the Pirates Cove building is closed?
The Breakers Resort has a new, state-of-the-art guest registration center at The Cove building, which is located between the Sailfish and Palms buildings and includes our 5 brand new indoor water slides!
Will the lazy river remain open?
Yes, The Breakers Resort’s lazy river, located on the first floor of the Paradise building, will operate as indoor-only. Once construction is complete, it will return to indoor and outdoor use.
Is Rusty Reel still open?
The original Rusty Reel was located on the ground floor of the Palmetto building, so unfortunately the original Rusty Reel is being demolished with the rest of the building. However, we are slated to begin construction later this month to relocate the Rusty Reel to the lobby of the Palms Building. Strong Waters Craft Cocktail & Kitchen is still open all year and is a fun place to grab a bite to eat and enjoy a delicious a craft cocktail or local craft beer.
Will there be poolside drinks and food?
Yes! Once the Rusty Reel has been relocated and open for business, guests will be able to order their favorite drinks, frozen cocktails, and food by the pool. The expected opening date is Summer 2020.
Where will DJ Ice Box be relocated as well?
We are thrilled to inform everyone that DJ Ice Box will still be playing at The Breakers Resort and will be relocated to another spot on property. This location will be determined in a few months, when demolition is completed, to ensure that he is easily accessible for all guests to enjoy.
The Breakers Resort appreciates your understanding during our continuing efforts to offer the best vacation experience on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront. Visitors can still enjoy all the great accommodations at our Palms, Paradise, Sailfish and Dunes buildings.
Book your next stay at The Breakers Resort and let your vacation memories continue to grow along with us.