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“Relaxing Week;end” 4 of 5 stars
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The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   201 Arnold Road, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522   |  
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Marietta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Relaxing Week;end”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We had a very relaxing week-end at the King and Prince. Accommodations were clean and comfortable. Because it was January we had no high tide problem. Beach is easy to walk. Would definately return for another stay.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We stayed here for the first time last fall and loved it. When we got an email from them offering us their winter specials we jumped at it. We were offered an oceanfront room at a wonderful price so we made reservations from 1/10/2013-1/13/2013. It was winter so we did not expect much as far as weather was concerned but we just wanted to stay at the hotel again since we enjoyed it so much the first time. As luck would have we had an Indian winter and it was sunny and in the 70s the whole time we were there. The beach was packed which just made the trip that much better. A great hotel and beautiful weather in January is hard to beat. We can't wait to go back.

Room Tip: Oceanfront bldg top floor is hard to beat
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  • Stayed January 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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Yulee, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We only live an hour away. But got a room and surprised my husband for Christmas. Loved, loved this resort and, the service was impeccable. The food in the restaurant was really good. We will be back and bring our family with us.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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west columbia sc
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Relaxing and quiet but it was January. I imagine it gets pretty crowded in the summer months but goes with being a tourist destination. Stayed in the historic building with balcony room, no problems. The staff was very kind, visit went well.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Florida Keys
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

My husband and I chose this location based on their website and we were not dissapointed. Although the Resort is going through renovations, the service was great, the accomodations were excellent and the location breathtaking! Definitely will be back :)

Room Tip: Ocean front is the way to go. Loved being able to hear the waves from my bed. We stayed in the Histo...
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  • Stayed December 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Watkinsville, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

It is nice, the service was very good! The house is surrounded by a low fence. It is an old property, that is very well maintained. The main pool is big with a kid area my boys love. Beds are nice, kitchen is modestly equipped. There are good restaurants within easy walking distance.

I have not stayed in hotel only the Hampton House for 3 summers!

Food: We cook a lot, and grill! They have a Starbuck on property. I have only had take-out and it was OK, not great. I had a shrimp po-boy a couple of times from the pool area bar. The best lunch bet is at the park next door or down the beach at a food truck called "the smoking pig" great people who use the profits to feed homeless and children in Brunswick. They have shaved ice, bbq, and fried shrimp. Good folks!!!


The Beach disappears at low tide and can get crowded during holiday weeks. But during mid-week summer it is yours. The waves during high tide are great. There is a sand bar that does create a dangerous distraction because of the undertow if you choose to swim out to it.

The house is very large two story 4 bedroom each room has a bath except for a kids room that shares a bath with another room.

Warning:
The sand bar is a long swim at points and the tides change and undertow kills. For us it is always tough swimming back in. While we were there the life guards assisted a couple of swimmer who were in undertow. Its can be bad, just beware that the swim is long, the water is deep and the current coming back can make it a challenge. If you are not confident with how to swim in undertow and potential strong currents be advised. Take a raft and life- jackets for little kids or average swimmers. Some times the current is calm, but often it changes.

I would not recommend taking kids to the sand bar BUT that is because I have personally been trapped in a "rip tide" at another beach and it can be scary. When the current gets a child they panic and it could be dangerous.

The Hampton House has a yard and a parking area. Great for kids!

Room Tip: Early church at Saint Simons Community is awesome and very casual.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

The King and Prince has kept the charm of her origin and coupled great service with spectacular views, comfortable rooms, and southern hospitality for an outstanding get a way! Having frequented K & P in the 70's and 80's, I am pleased that the owners have kept the resort family friendly, but still an excellent place for my husband and I to rest and unwind after a busy season of work, family, and holidays. It was also tastefully decorated for the Christmas season, making it more special!

Room Tip: My husband and I had an oceanfront room with a balcony that was perfect for watching the sunrises an...
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  • Stayed December 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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Additional Information about The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort

Address: 201 Arnold Road, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
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Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Saint Simons Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Saint Simons Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 194
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This historic ocean front resort on St Simons Island, Georgia features 195 guest rooms in a variety of buildings, room decor and views, including two and three bedroom villas and resort residences. Resort amenities include five oceanfront pools, a challenging 18 hole golf course, massage therapy at the Royal Treatment Cottage, complimentary fitness center, oceanfront dining, two clay tennis courts, Wi-Fi (wireless) technology and the beautiful beachfront of the Golden Isles. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The King And Prince Beach And Golf Hotel Saint Simons Island
King And Prince Beach Hotel
King Prince St Simons
King And Prince Resort
King And Prince Beach Resort

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