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“Our Sea Gate Inn experience” 5 of 5 stars
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The Sea Gate Inn
4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   1015 Beachview Dr., Saint Simons Island, GA 31522   |  
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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“Our Sea Gate Inn experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The manager, Wanda, was very helpful and spent 30 minutes with us explaining the Island, restaurants and beaches. Plus, she gave us man coupons for dining and shopping. The suite was large with a king bed, living room with sleep couch, large kitchen, full refrigerator, and clean as you could ask. Beautiful ocean view. We stayed 3 nights, quiet, comfy. We brought bikes but they also rent them. Easy ride to town, 10 minutes. Walk 50 feet to the ocean. Great place, highly recommend. Great management!

Room Tip: Rooms 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302 all face the ocean.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Cincinnati, OH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

What I thought would be the start of a special, long vacation for us (our 45th Anniversary) and our stressed out, overworked daughter turned into a nightmare.

Having made the drive from Orlando, eager to relax & enjoy St. Simons for 2 nite's before continuing on our trip to North Carolina, we learned our reservation wasn't as requested. This quickly became a Seinfeld episode!

Though Ron at the desk tried his best to assist, our requested & 'reserved' top floor, oceanfront room was not available: all those we're occupied! In checking our original reservation made in mid-July, Ron wondered why 'Dennis' hadn't assigned the room right away.

Ron found a room he was sure we'd "be comfortable" in. Too bad it was on the first floor, side view of roof tops. When I asked about the price adjustment for this change, Ron said there was none!?!

Upon seeing the room, I immediately gave Ron my card & asked for a refund. He understood, apologized more than once for the error (wasn't his fault, tho) and processed the credit.

Then we spent the next 9 hrs. trying to find lodging along I-95 and U.S. Rt. 17 that could accomodate us for two nights & be a second choice 'start' to our special time. The height of tourist season didn't allow many choices. Most places were booked, esp. on Fri. nite.

A very long, frustrating & fatiguing story made short: we plowed on to our final destination of Ocean Isle Beach, NC where through great fortune there was a room available at the Ocean Isle Inn. The staff there couldn't have been more helpful, professional & personable. It was greatly appreciated at 11 p.m. after such an arduous & disappointing day.


  • Stayed August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

We just returned from a 4th of July stay at the Sea Gate Inn. The location is perfect-about halfway between the village and Massengale park, so it is a short walk to most restaurants, bars, etc. The room itself was spacious and very nicely decorated. The staff was mostly friendly and we had no real problems. SGI is certainly not a resort, but if you're looking for a nice, quiet place to relax this is it.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Winterville, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The Management is the best. Their rooms are so clean. We have stayed with them three times and each time has been wonderful. The ocean views are super. I cannot say enough nice things about these folks. Super, super friendly.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Can't say enough good about the resort ! Wanda and Ron the property managers went above and beyond to make us feel right at home. They were so friendly and helped us find places to eat and things to do while in St. Simons Island. The room was beautiful ! Bed was very comfortable .... Can't wait to return and stay again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Charlotte NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

When we arrived for a two night stay, the property manager, Wanda greated us with "Welcome Home!" Well, we understood what she meant when we opened the door to our room,# 302, and saw a gorgeous spacious tiled condo with a beautiful view of the ocean! The master bedroom, with king bed was so comfy and includes a large sitting area. The bath had two separate sink areas, jetted tub, beautiful tiled shower and a walk in closet. The living area included a kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances, dining and living areas, and a private balcony with iron tables and chairs. The location was a nice one mile walk into town. Next door was the Ocean Lodge and we stopped there one night for drinks and appetizers on their roof top terrace with spectacular views. It is an easy walk to Crabbdaddy's Seafood Restaurant through the quaint southern neighborhoods, with big trees and hanging moss. When we return, we will definitely be staying here again!!!

Room Tip: Room #302 was on the top floor with a private ocean view.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1015 Beachview Dr., Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
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Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Saint Simons Island
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Saint Simons Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sea Gate Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxurious new hotel-condominium suites! Each 1 bedroom, 1 bath residence offers a full kitchen, modern decor, large balconies, and gorgeous spa-like baths. Hotel amenities, such as daily housekeeping included. ... more   less 
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