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Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Jekyll Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Valdosta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Was very impressed with the location, we choose a beachside view and that made a huge difference. The area was very quiet even though they were busy. I will add that the restaurant on site was the best food we found without driving off the island. I would stay here without hesitation if I return to the area!

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a good place to stay on Jekyll Island. I've stayed here in various units and over several years. I would give it a great, but the units vary too much to say great. I've stayed in some units that were great and some good. Each owner decorates differently so some are cottage, beach, modern, etc. I've probably stayed... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I'm here right now and was hoping to be listening to the ocean, but instead I'm listening to a chain saw, been listening to maintenance working on the playground, pressure washing the building, and cars going by. All because the person checking me in would not honor my request for oceanside even though they are only at 32% occupancy. I... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. You have booked an Islandside Mini Villa. All Mini Villas are on the inside of the property. We do not offer Mini Villas on the Oceanside. We only offer One, Two and Three Bedroom Villas on the Oceanside which are all a different room type. Unfortunately we do not have any one bedrooms available for... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Originally, we reserved a two-night (Monday and Tuesday nights) stay. We enjoyed the two nights so much we returned for Friday and Saturday nights. The first stay we had a Studio Villa (through an online offer) which was very nice. For our return we had a one-bedroom villa which was even nicer. Both villas had kitchen facilities, with toaster, coffeemaker,... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We appreciate you staying with us. We are glad you enjoy your stay so much that you came back to see us in the same week. Hopefully we will see you many more times. More

Windermere, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
10 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We visited here again recently, as we had been before for my brother's wedding and he wanted us to come with them back. For what we paid for our rooms I guess we expected a bit more. The rooms are roomy, but are a bit dated and the beds a bit uncomfortable. The service wasn't bad there as the staff... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We apologize that we did not exceed your expectations. Our rooms are very spacious and most have full kitchens and private bedrooms. We hope you will give us another chance to exceed your expectations. More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We recently stayed in a 2 bedroom villa (#508) for a short girls getaway. 508 has a fairly recent remodel, so it's not dated like some of the others. The appliances were also nice. This apartment had a great view of the ocean, even with the trees. The view is best from the upstairs master bedroom. The beds were very... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We are pleased you enjoyed room 508. We apologize if the room didn't seem clean enough. We would have gladly addressed any issues you had so that your stay would have been perfect. We hope to see you again soon. More

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My daughter, infant grandson, two small pups, and I stayed here over a long weekend in June. The location of our condo was great as we had only a short walk to the beach. The condo itself was very clean and the kitchen was equipped with a frig, microwave, dishwasher, dishes & utensils, and coffee maker. We did not have... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We are happy to offer some pet-friendly room choices. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Please come back soon. More

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The first impression of the "beach front" (there are no beach views at all from the first floor even though I paid extra for a beach front room...) room was good. Things appeared tidy and clean. Bathroom was small and dated but it was o.k. The problem was that at any given time during the day, large palmetto bugs would... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are Oceanside however we do not have a view of the ocean. This is noted on every page of our website as well as on the Groupon deal you purchased. We apologize that you were not aware. It is unfortunate you experienced an insect issue and we apologize. Our resort is located on an island with tropical and lush... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The resort was clean and quiet. I rooms are spacious and clean. I like the idea of having an "ocean front" room, however, I could not see the ocean due to the odd Tree line. High tide ruined the plans of walking the beach after sunset.. (Odd rock line in front of tree line) My main complaint- housekeeping! A frog... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. The tree line between our resort and the beach is protected by law. We are not allowed to trim or cut down any of the trees. The rock barrier protects us from storms and erosion. We apologize that our housekeeping department did not fulfill your housekeeping needs. We hope you will consider staying with us... More

Bluffton, South Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Jeckyll Island is caught in a time warp. Villas by the Sea is stuck in the 60's. We were there for a weekend conference and the villas are privately owned and rented back to the public by the management. Each villa has the personality of its unique owner. Our stay was fine but this is not a new property by... More

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Ryan M, Director of Sales at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We appreciate you staying with us. Villas by the Sea was constructed in the 70's therefore the design of each building is unique. We apologize if the bedrooms seemed small. We hope you enjoyed the extra space of having a kitchen, living room, dining area and patio. It is on rare occasions that a guest would have trouble finding a... More

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Additional Information about Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center

Address: 1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Jekyll Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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Villas By The Sea Resort And Conference Center
Villas By The Sea Hotel Jekyll Island
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