Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

16 Communities

Thrive at Prince Creek

699 Prince Creek Parkway, Murrells Inlet, SC
$$$$
6 reviews
P.L: "We visited Thrive at Prince Creek. It just has the assisted living and memory care. Even if you went in as assisted living, you would still be with all the other people too. You would be sharing the dining room and so on. The people seemed to be happy, and I noticed that. The rooms were more like studios. The staff who assisted me was fine, and they spent a lot of time with me. I remember seeing a game room there with people playing bridge. It's new, very pretty and clean, a... (read more)
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Hope Arbor of Murrells Inlet

12287 Hwy 707, Murrells Inlet, SC
$$$$
2 reviews
Hope Arbor of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, is close to Huntington Beach State Park and the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. Visitors give high marks to the facility for its cleanliness, spacious rooms and good location. Several areas are available for residents to exercise, and visitors note the convenience of the on-site beauty salon. Guests appreciate the polite, professional staff and available transportation, which is provided to community members for shopping, doctor appoin... (read more)
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Carolina Gardens at Garden City

11951 Grandhaven Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC
$$$$
6 reviews
Debbi: "My mom is in Carolina Gardens at Garden City, and they’re OK. The women who help my mom are phenomenal, and I thank them all the time. It’s not a bad facility, the rooms are clean, organized, and not too small. It’s good for one person. They have a lot of activities for those who can participate. It’s a good community. The staff members are involved for the most part and from what I can see."
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Inlet Coastal Resort

5087 Highway 17 N. Bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC
$$$$
2 reviews
Inlet Coastal Resort is located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, close to Huntington Beach State Park, Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Inlet Square Mall. Visitors speak highly of the community's hardworking staff and spacious rooms. They're also impressed by its many on-site amenities, which include a library, walking trail and common area with a fireplace. Visitors note that many organized activities are available, including bingo, pet therapy and trips to restau... (read more)
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Garden Manor Village

100 Garden Manor Court, Murrells Inlet, SC
$$$$
1 review
Garden Manor Village is located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, five minutes from the beautiful beaches of Garden City, close to the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk and a short drive to Myrtle Beach. Residents give high marks to the facility for its cleanliness, delicious daily meals and the friendly, outgoing staff members. Residents appreciate having access to an on-site beautician, a library and garden areas. They also enjoy going on shopping trips with the facility-provided v... (read more)
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Palmettos of Garden City

9415 Frontage Road, Murrells Inlet, SC
$$$$
1 review
Bob: "The Palmettos of Garden City is wonderful. It's brand new, very clean, open, and airy. They have a lot of common areas to sit and socialize. Their staff is wonderful, I met their medical and nursing directors and activities director and they're all very caring and enthusiastic. It's conveniently located and the grounds are very nice, it's tucked away in a lot of trees. My father's room is a studio, it's a little smaller and pricier than some of the other places, but it's man... (read more)
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Anderson Oaks Assisted Living

997 Highway 90, Conway, SC
$$$$
11 reviews
Anderson Oaks Assisted Living is located in Conway, South Carolina, close to Conway Medical Center, Myrtle Beach National Golf Course and U.S. Highway 501. Visitors note the community's wooded surroundings, clean facilities and friendly staff. They're also pleased with the tidy, spacious rooms. The facility's on-site amenities include a library, full-sized whirlpool and beauty salon. Visitors compliment the full schedule of activities, which includes bingo, exercise classes a... (read more)
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Brookdale Conway

872 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway, SC
$$$$
14 reviews
Brookdale Conway is located in Conway, South Carolina, near U.S. Highway 501, Myrtle Ridge Shopping Center and Burning Woods Golf Club. According to visitors, they serve three excellent meals daily in the beautiful cafeteria. Guests are also impressed by the professional, caring staff and the clean, well-maintained facility's homey atmosphere. Pets are welcome, and seniors can stay busy with Wii sports, hiking, gardening and religious services. Complimentary transportation is... (read more)
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Myrtle Beach Estates

3620 Happy Woods Court, Myrtle Beach, SC
$$$$
15 reviews
Myrtle Beach Estates is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, near the city's boardwalk and a state park. Visitors describe the facility as clean and bright, with a staff that is professional and informative. They note the beautiful outdoor area and walking trail, and residents can enjoy games, singing, dancing and group outings to shopping malls and local restaurants . Artists and musicians visit the community for live musical performances, and parties are thrown for spec... (read more)
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Reflections Assisted Living

219 Middleburg Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC
$$$$
5 reviews
Reflections Assisted Living is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, near Tanger Outlets, The Plaza at Carolina Forest and Myrtle Beach National Golf Course. Visitors note the community's well-decorated common areas, clean facilities and homelike environment. Reviewers speak highly of the friendly staff, who they say are concerned with the residents' well being, and they comment favorably on the food. This Christian facility offers Sunday worship services and daily devotio... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 16 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Murrells Inlet is $3,063 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet is a small city on the Atlantic Coast just to the south of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It's well-known for its boating and fishing culture, which makes it the perfect place for seniors who enjoy the warm salty air and outdoor life. To accommodate the seniors who require help with daily living tasks, Murrells Inlet has six assisted living facilities within the city and 10 nearby.

Murrells Inlet assisted living facilities are regulated by the Board of Health and Environmental Control. Also known as community residential care facilities, assisted living facilities provide a degree of personal care as well as room and board for seniors who need daily assistance.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

  • Murrells Inlets has an array of community resources for seniors, including the local AARP, an organization that works to improve the lives of seniors in the area, as well as the Murrells Inlet Community Center.
  • Coast RTA provides curb-to-curb paratransit services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities at discounted fares. The service runs every day of the year except Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.
  • Seniors in Murrells Inlet have a one in 41 chance of becoming a victim of some type of crime. This rate is 41 percent higher than other cities in the state and comparable cities in the nation. 
  • Murrells Inlet has a tropical climate with extremely hot humid summers and short and cold winters. Summer highs are around 88 degrees while winter lows are around 39.
  • The cost of living in Murrells Inlet is 101, which is comparable to the national average of 100, so seniors moving here from many areas should be able to enjoy a similar lifestyle.


Paying for Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in South Carolina

$4,452.00 Pawleys Island
$4,000.00 US
$3,715.00 Conway
$3,590.00 Florence
$3,440.00 Myrtle Beach
$3,063.00 Murrells Inlet

Assisted Living costs in Murrells Inlet start around $3,063 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Murrells Inlet and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

Financial help is available for seniors who need help paying for community residential care facilities in Murrells Inlet and the state of South Carolina through the state's Medicaid Plan. Eligible individuals must meet all Medicaid program requirements and must receive the optional state supplement (OSS) to the federal Supplemental Security Income program (SSI). The OSS provides payments for room and board, however, family cannot contribute to to get a private room.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in South Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page for more information about these laws.