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Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center

1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed here several times in the past ten years or so. Last time, we were kept up all night our first night with ghetto music from a wedding. ALWAYS check to make sure no weddings or other "events" are taking place. This time it was quiet. The place is well kept, including the pool area. The staff is fairly... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Good afternoon Joe S. , Thank you for sharing your comments from your recent visit to Villas by the Sea and that your overall experience was favorable. While we cant control certain behavior that occurs in public, I am sorry the situation made you uncomfortable. We hope that your next visit to the villas will be a memorable one. Thank... More 

Dallas, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is nice and clean. However, the pool becomes a club at night. Drunks yelling, music blaring, karaoke late into the night. Go somewhere else if you have young kids. No one can sleep through the noise here at night.

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Ericals3- Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I was disappointed to read your comments regarding your recent visit to the Villas and I apologize it was not up to your expectations. We host numerous groups throughout the year and I believe you are speaking of the pool party on 6-24-15 held by a large group that was... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there in March-April, 2015. Our villa was a studio. It was clean, well-stocked and well-maintained. Do your research on the beach. It's not accessible at high tide but there is another beach just a short walk or bike ride away. Very close to Driftwood Beach as well. Can't wait to go back!

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Donna M- Just a quick note to say "Thank you" for taking a moment to let us read of your recent visit to Villas by the Sea. We appreciate your wonderful comments and look forward to seeing you again in the not to distant future! Thank you again, Dick Coyle General Manager More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Villas are lovely!! The shade throughout the parking lot provides such great relief from the heat. Staff is really nice. Rooms are very clean and good sizes. The pool is nice. Seemed somewhat crowded this last time, but if you go around 12-1 while everyone eats lunch, it'll clear out. You may not even have to leave the villas except... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Greetings Vacationforhales- We appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experience at the Villas and we are so happy to see that you enjoyed your visit! We sincerely hope that when your future travel plans include a return visit to Jekyll Island that you will again, consider Villas by the Sea for your lodging needs. Regards, Dick Coyle... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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231 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Villas are getting old but they are still clean and comfortable. To get a good ocean view you have to be on ocean side 2nd or 3rd floor. The entire staff was friendly and accommodating. They always tried to do what else ever was needed.

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello K-nine 15, We always enjoy reading comments from our guests and it appears you had a pleasant trip. We hope that if future travel plans call for a return to Jekyll that you will once again consider Villas by the Sea for your lodging needs. Thank you for sharing your experience. Enjoy the rest of the summer! Dick Coyle... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I gave 4 stars to this place, bcoz it does not have any negatives. Certainly you can find better hotels to stay at jekyll island with more access to the beach. But we didnt see any negatives on this place. Onboard Driftwood bistro and close to driftwood beach are positives. We stayed in a island side one bedroom villa. Kitchen... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Greetings Swamkrishna- Thank you for your comments from your recent visit to Villas by the Sea. We feel our location next to Driftwood Beach is one of our positive points. However, as you pointed out, the natural dune line and vegetation that separates our property from the ocean can house a variety of native habitat. We do hope that another... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We have a three bedroom villa, shared with two other couples... Understandably, we run out of little things, such as toilet paper,coffee, etc. So... we called and asked if the next time the maid was nearby, could we get just a few more. We were told no, get them at the office and hung up on. Wow.

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Good afternoon -I want to sincerely apologize for the lack of professionalism displayed from one of our associates during your visit. We have identified the individual in question and they are no longer employed with the villas. I hope that your next visit to the villas will be more memorable and thank you for sharing your experience with us. Sincerely,... More 

Evansville, Indiana
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We got there the Sunday of Memorial weekend. I expected it to be very crowded but it was nice. The resort is spread out so you have plenty of room to walk. The beach was nearly deserted and the pool has plenty of chairs. The condo was nice and clean. We were able to pay for 4 hours of bike... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Kathy C., I just wanted to thank you for your comments from your recent visit to the villas. We certainly enjoy hearing from all of our guests and it appears you had a wonderful experience. With all of the lodging choice that Jekyll has to offer, we appreciate your choosing the villas and we look forward to seeing you... More 

South Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This place may be our new home away from home. We really enjoyed staying here. I loved feeling at home, as opposed to the feeling of staying in a hotel room. I will mention the small "cons" that I can think of, but overall we loved this place. Our unit was a little dated, but was perfect for a family... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Good afternoon! What a pleasure to read your comments from your recent visit to the villas! Your experience is what we strive for and we appreciate all of the positive highlights of your trip. We hope that when your future travel plans include a return to Jekyll Island that you will once again select Villas by the Sea for all... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The location was great and the property was very quiet. The condo was a great size and clean even though the bathroom was outdated. Would definitely visit again. It was an easy walk from our back patio to the beach.

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Greetings Cmsdavis- We love reading experiences such as yours from our guests. The villas, sometimes referred to "the other side of Jekyll", are conveniently located on the north end of the island, but offer a quieter pace than other locations. e look forward to seeing you on a future visit and thank you for choosing the villas for your loding... More 

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