Adam for Q School I stayed at a “vacation resort”, Harbour Lights resort. It is a time share type hotel/condo, with a full kitchen, two separate bedrooms each with a bathroom. Four nights $448. I was so impressed I tried to book it for the WA, they told me they were sold out. I spoke with the manager and pleaded for a room, she told me there was nothing she could do. I went on VRBO and guess what I found, Harbour Lights, same type of room, for seven nights, $552.00, I was so excited I booked it immediately.
I had been looking at VRBO since last year’s WA hoping to find a room, and sure enough as you said the prices had all gone up considerably, so you can imagine how happy I was to find the Harbour Lights room for less per night than I paid for the same room for Q School.
The only thing Myrtle Beach has more of than golf courses is condos, so I do expect some rooms to open up and prices to come down a little once people realize they are not going to get rich renting their condo for one week in August.