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Franklyn D Resort & Spa

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So I was a wedding planner for friends who got married at the Runaway Bay Jewel on July 12. Hotel staff were great! it is a smaller resort but that is good when you have kids along! Although it was at full capacity nothing was ever to be waited for!! Always chairs at the beach, seats at the restaurants, room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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 

Baltimore, Maryland
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, Let me say that this was our third family trip to Jamaica over the past 8 years. Jamaica is a wonderful getaway in itself and the kids love it. On our first trip, we stayed at FDR Pebbles in Trelawny. It was simply fantastic!! Our second trip was Breezes (The old Starfish) only because FDR Pebbles was now a... More 

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

Thank you for your thorough review following your recent stay with us. Most of the concerns you mentioned are accurate. We have already taken action and circulated your comments to all department heads and we will use your comments as a working document to improve our holiday. We apologize for the inconveniences you experienced with having to call the front... More 

Sunrise, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, myself & our baby stayed 7/2-7/4/16. The hotel & room very clean. Staff are EXCELLENT. Our Nanny Lisa SUPER! Marsha, 2 Samantha and all others we came across were sooo helpful. GREAT STAY.

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

Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at FDR! We appreciate your kind comments about our staff, facilities and Suites. We are delighted to know you had a great stay and we look forward to hosting your family again soon. More 

Saint Petersburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at FDR for 5 days. It was the perfect length with a 2 and 5 year old. I have to say- you will never find another resort like FDR. It is not luxurious, it is not up to date- but it is fun, homey, comfortable, safe- everyone there is now our family. Everyone called us by name from... More 

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

Thank you for choosing FDR for your family's vacation and for taking time to write such a detailed review. It is truly a pleasure to know that you felt at home, comfortable and safe :) It is good to read that your boys bonded with their nannies and had a wonderful time enjoying the many activities offered and that you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have traveled around the world and I have never felt compelled to write a review of the hotel, until now. We returned last night from 8 days at FDR and it was AMAZING. First, if you are a single person, or married without kids, this might not be the place for you, unless you can appreciate how geared this... More 

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Atlanta
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We just returned from our 6 day stay at the FDR and we had a great time. The important thing to note is that this is a place for parents who want to actually enjoy a family vacation. The vacation nanny is the key advantage that FDR has over the other resorts. With the abundance of other kids, the kid-focused... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It was our anniversary and the first time going to a hotel as a family as our new addition is just 6 months old so we just spent one day and night. The property is small and clean and is heavily kids centered which is a ++ for parents. We never took advantage of the nanny/girl friday services, but it... More 

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2 Thank Nat W Smith
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited FDR with my husband and three year old son on the last week of April. After reading many reviews we went with low expectations in regards to the room, property and beach. To our surprise we loved all of them. Our son really enjoyed playing in the coves. We thoroughly enjoyed laying out by the spa and walking just... More 

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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Awesome ambiance in a more smaller environment where the staff serve with enthusiasm and willingness. I had an awesome time in 2012. I went there on a business trip and to unwind from all that I had an entire room with room service all to myself. I ate almost everything I could and when it was time to leave. I... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $353 - $695 (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 Hotel Runaway Bay
Franklyn d Resort And Spa
Franklyn d Resort All Inclusive
Franklyn D Resort & Spa Jamaica/Runaway Bay
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Runaway Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Runaway Bay
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Runaway Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
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