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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every review you read will tell you over and over that this place is awesome for families with kids. This is a true vacation spot for kids, parents, and grandparents. We go on vacation every year (Dominican, Cuba, Florida, Jamaica) and this is the first time I feel like I had a break and got to spend some quality time...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just got back from a fantastic first time visit to Franklyn D Resort (FDR) Junior Suite 2-bedroom Family of five - 8,6,2 Incredible vacation. You will not find a resort with a more personable touch! This is not a typical multi-hundred room resort with a ton of people and you're just a number. This is a focused resort with two-story...

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Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go every year, and love it at FDR. The rooms, facilities, restaurants, and beach are cheerful and comfortable. The staff consistently go the extra mile (Omercy, Kevin, Bruce, Tamica, Stephanie, I'm missing some of my favourites...all great). Recent upgrades to the facility and kitchen have been nice improvements. Seems like almost every guest is a regular - some of...

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

Thank you for your cheerful review of our resort and your continuous support your the years. It is wonderful that our staff members were able to make yet another stay with us memorable especially Omercyre, Bruce, Tamiika, Stephanie and Kevin. We thank you as well for your feedback on our lunch grill service; this will surely assist us in improving...

Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got back last week from a fantastic stay st FDR. We were already big fans, having stayed there last year at the same time. However, we were pleasantly surprised by the improvements over the course of the year, from the now covered deck area to the much higher quality of food and entertainment to the always-great staff. People like...

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

Thank you for your gracious review of our property. We are pleased that you had yet another fantastic stay with us and was pleasantly surprised by our improvements in infrastructure and food. We are thrilled that our staff have been a continuous part of a enjoyable and relaxing stay over the years. Thank you for your feedback on our grill...

Philadelphia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in a few all inclusives and this was the best we have experienced. We love this place and can't wait to save up enough money to go back! The only difficulty we had with the resort was the reservation, but it was very minor. The website offered a discount, but we could not get it to show...

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1Thank marston258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at FDR from January 16th-25th with my parents and my sister's family of 6 to celebrate my dad's retirement. My husband & I have stayed at multiple Sandals properties in Jamaica, St. Lucia & Antigua and 2 Beaches resorts in Jamaica with the kids. FDR is hands down the best resort if you are travelling with children! We...

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

Thank you for the lauding review of our resort. We are pleased that you and your extended family had a truly relaxing vacation and that your nannies Sabrina and Tycia made your stay exceptional and that your daughter would one day like to name her daughter after her nanny Sabrina. We are thrilled that you were able to take part...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of visiting FDR Resort form the 29th of December to the 7th of January. My wife and I have two young children and our vacation at FDR was the only trip we have been on since having kids that allowed us both great time with the children, and great time with each other. I would strongly...

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

Thank you Alan for your kind review of FDR. We are pleased that you were able to fully enjoy your family vacation. It is great to read that you had a lot of family time along with exploring the ocean by Scuba diving while your kids were being cared for by your nanny, Shirnette. We look forward to hosting your...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed January 15, 2017

The staff is incredible at FDR. We had such a wonderful stay and it was because of them. With three kids--all under four years old--my husband and I relaxed for the first time since their birth. Our nanny was fabulous and were even able to hire a second nanny for $25/day. Life jackets and floaties are available for kids all...

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

Thank you for your awesome review of FDR! We are thrilled that you and your husband along with your extended family were able to relax while the kids enjoyed participating in activities with their nannies. We look forward to hosting your family on you next visit with us.

Mission Hills, Kansas
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

This place is ideal if you have babies and toddlers. We have a 9 month old and 3 year old and it was an awesome trip. The service is second to none and the care for our kids was phenomenal. Claudette and Janet were great nannies and we plan on returning next year. We stayed in a 2 bedroom beachfront...

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of FDR. We are pleased that your nannies Claudette and Janet and our staff made your stay phenomenal. We are happy that you and your husband had an enjoyable evening at our Adults Only Restaurant and that you enjoyed your meals. It is wonderful that your 3 years old as well as your family...

Spring, Texas
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to FDR since my kids were 3 and 7 and my youngest is graduating this year. This is a second home for us. Love it because it is so relaxing. Kids and parents get a vacation at FDR. There is nothing like it and we travel the world and always come back year after year.

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

Thank you for your awesome review. We are proud that you consider our resort as your second home. We are are happy you had another memorable vacation with us. We thank you for your continued support year after year and for years to come.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • 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: $414 - $790 (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
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Runaway Bay
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All rooms seem close to everything. Room 12 was quiet, even when entertainment was going on. It's a Jr. 2 Bedroom suite on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles marston258, 1 week ago | Read review
“The resort is so small I really don't think it matters where your room is.”
 of 5 bubbles Z1048FGamya, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“beach front might be worth it, but there are no bad blocks.”
 of 5 bubbles 872matti, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“They are all good. the top floors have great views but no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 597jackiem, Dec 25, 2016 | Read review
“First floor rooms are easier for families with young children.”
 of 5 bubbles suzieQmomof3, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
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