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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled in May 2016 with a 2 year old and 4 month old, and it was an absolutely amazing vacation! The resort feels like a traditional Jamaican property, with lots of charm and an incredibly friendly staff, all of whom knew our names by the end of our stay. In May, the resort was close to empty which was... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort is beautiful and all inclusive you almost don't have to leave unless you want to go on a tour. Does have a kids program that lets the adults go and relax, while the kids are involved in activities.

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Hempstead, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family vacation began with a warm greeting at the entrance gate of the FDR accompanied by competent verification of our reservations to ensure that we were legitimate patrons to the resort. There was no surprise there after that all the members of staff were as courteous and as pleasant as our first interaction at the front gate ,simply put... More 

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Thank oranepowell
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We recently spent 6 days at FDR. We were celebrating my husband's upcoming 70th birthday and wanted to go to a special place with our kids and grandkids. After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, I decided to take a chance as I thought the nanny service sounded great for our grandkids ages 18 months, 3, 8 and 10. Well,... More 

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1 Thank pdmo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place everything under one roof..feels like home..staffs r friendly and very helpful..the nannies r just fantastic..the food on point..what makes fdr more interesting is,its all inclusive so just imagine or better just visit u will have that peace and tranquility. .i can tell u wont regret..

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Thank bubzbrit
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great service, a wonderful family oasis. Our nanny was amazing with her taking great care of the kids who loved her. Food was great. So many choices even for one of us being vegetarian. We had fun in a safe, happy and friendly place. Could use an update (a little dated, needs a coat of paint) but otherwise excellent.

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2 Thank millermilotoronto
Portmore, Jamaica
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

It is a home away from home. With Nanny service, spacious room, good food and helpful and friendly staff. Special daily activities for kids supervised by nanny's. Nightly entertainment and access to water sports and other local activities

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1 Thank tabby261
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is an older boutique resort with only 78 suites. It is privately owned and the owner is on the premises daily. The staff is wonderful, very helpful and friendly. There was plenty to eat and drink. Also snorkeling, glass-bottom boat rides. Lovely spa facilities. Lots of shady comfortable places to lounge and read. The best thing about it were... More 

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1 Thank Dani W
Trishawana D, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We appreciate your kind comments about our staff and amenities. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our vacation nanny service and that you were able to find comfortable shaded areas for reading and also get some time to relax and sunbath while the nanny kept the kids entertained. Thank you... More 

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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth trip to FDR and we will keep coming back. The staff is amazing and the nannies are always so good with our kids. Each year when it is time to leave our kids always ask when we are going to return. We say this is always the one place we can come with kids and feel... More 

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1 Thank megboire
Trishawana D, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your patronage. Thank you for your kind comments about our staff and our nannies. It is great to read that everyone was able to have a vacation. It is always a pleasure to host your family and we look forward to hosting you again next year. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to this resort. Went with a family that has stayed 3 years in a row. We plan to go back this year, new tradition! We will however, cut our stay short be 3 days moving forward and end our vacation in a 5 star hotel (we like high end/quality amenities. The staff: - The staff... More 

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4 Thank Maria S
Trishawana D, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We value and appreciate your honest feedback following your stay with us from Jan 28- Feb 6, 2016. We regret that you found the bar service less than acceptable and we will continue to work on it. The removal of the sea weed on the beach is an on-going process, but it’s heavier during the winter months when we get... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique all-inclusive family Resort where each family is assigned a dedicated Vacation Nanny to care for the kids from check-in to check-out. One upfront price includes accommodations are in large 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suites with iPOD Docking Stations and DVD Players, Continental, Italian and Jamaican cuisine from a choice of 4 restaurants, top shelf bar, kayaking, snorkelling, tennis, 3 pools, 100' waterslide, separate kids, pre-teens and teens programs with supervised daily activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklyn D Resort & Spa

Address: Main Street, Runaway Bay 99999, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Runaway Bay
Price Range: $359 - $679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Franklyn D Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Franklyn d Resort And Spa
Franklyn d Hotel Runaway Bay
Franklyn d Resort All Inclusive
Franklyn D Resort & Spa Jamaica/Runaway Bay
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Runaway Bay
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Runaway Bay
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Runaway Bay
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