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Thomasville, Georgia
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122 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

It's nice to get away with family in the 3 bedroom villas but this property really needs to be updated. After coming here for decades, the place is so out dated. Both balconies, upstairs and downstairs were cracked and looked like they would cave in if anyone dared to stand on them. The bathrooms were moldy and did not look... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Good afternoon spicky, I am very sorry to read your comments indicating that your visit was not up to your expectations. We typically provide a more positive experience and we would have made every effort to resolve your concerns during your visit. I would like to learn more about what transpired and provide you with a resolution, so please contact... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The furnishing and room layout at the property was dated and needs to be updated. The room had a problem with bugs and the walls have not been painted in awhile. The bathroom really needs to be updated. We needed sheets and when we called the front desk, we were told to come to get them as they would not... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mseddy1, I was disappointed to read your comments from your recent experience and would like to apologize that your visit was not up to your expectations. With all of our accommodations individually owned, we try to communicate the need for upgrades on a regular basis. (If you could send me the villa you stayed in, I will be... More 

Canton
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Staying here in years past has been enjoyable. I even tried staying in June, no smaller rooms. However the staff offered a discount for me during the busy season. It's quiet,there's a nice boardwalk and driftwood beach is right around the corner. You should have no problem enjoying the ocean and with the bistro on property, no problem with dinner... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Greetings Mike, Thank you for letting us know of your recent visit to our resort and I am glad to see you were able to receive a discounted rate. Our setting is unique and many guests prefer a fully equipped condominium over a hotel accommodation. We appreciate you suggestions and we work closely with our 150+ owners to relay comments... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Villas by the Sea was a great 2 days away from home. The property is well kept, the staff is courteous, and our condo was very clean & comfortable. The Driftwood Bistro is great! Southern cooking and an incredible value. Dinner for 2, a bottle of wine and the tip (20%)....less than $50.00!!!! And, oh by the way, the food... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Mike, Thank you for considering Villas by the Sea for your Jekyll Island getaway. So much to see and do and along with the limited congestion at our location, makes it a great setting. The Bistro is truly one of the best restaurants and value on Jekyll and I'm glad to see you enjoyed your experience. We look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Went with my boyfriend. The mini villa was so cute and perfect. Not very many people around(which we loved) perfect place to stay! The beach is in walking distant!! and the villa comes with everything you could possibly need.. Like wine bottle openers :)

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Jessica- Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience from your recent visit. We are just up the road a bit from all the main "activity" on Jekyll, which is why many people enjoy our location. We hope to see you again on your next visit! Regards, Dick Coyle General Manager More 

Orange Park, Florida
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 9 are spending 3 nights at this awesome place in a 3bd, 2.5ba townhouse. We love the pool, the scenery and family friendly environment and the location, amenities and quality are top notch. We will absolutely be back. Can't wait to plan our next trip to beautiful Jekyll Island!!

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Jason and what a wonderful comment to read while enjoying my morning coffee! Thank you for taking time to let us know how you have appreciated your visit, as we continue to be one of the most popular choices on Jekyll Island for families to experience. We read all of our comments during staff meetings and yours will certainly... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We had Unit #312 (reserved through Parker Kaufman Realty) It was a two-story Condo with 3 BR's 2 Baths and a GREAT OCEAN VIEW!! It was fantastic in every way and we would definitely stay here again! This unit is RIGHT across from the pool and is right next to a boardwalk to the sea. Also in walking distance of... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Staciajc and thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your recent visit to our resort! There are so many areas of the island to enjoy and our Driftwood Bistro is certainly a popular choice for many visitors. We hope that a future visit back to Jekyll is on your list and includes... More 

Columbus, Georgia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 27 June-1 July, and while the rooms themselves were not bad, we got stuck with large groups of kids all around us. While the kids were generally well behaved it is inherently louder when you have 6-8 in one villa, and then on the top floorto boot. I think the hotle management should have been a little... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Good afternoon Kulmbacherkid, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Villas by the Sea. We do host many groups, in addition to our other resort guests and I apologize for any inconvenience that was created by these younger guests. Unfortunately, nearly 18% of our accommodations are rented thru other agencies and it can be difficult at times to separate... More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I attended a wedding hosted at Villas by the Sea. The complex is rather spacious without being too large and is located very close to beautiful Driftwood Beach. I stayed in a 1br/1ba unit on the ground floor near the ramp that leads to the boardwalk. Parking access was good and so was my proximity to the pool. There really... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I found the Villas via Groupon. The location was perfect. Amenities were spot on. Perfect for any type of family. The pool was awesome! It was divided in a way that the little kids had their area, and larger areas for more experienced swimmers. Plenty of chairs and tables for everyone, some shady, some in the sun...perfect! The little store... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Stacy and thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to Villas by the Sea. We are so pleased to see that the Groupon offering provided you with an opportunity to enjoy our resort and Jekyll Island. We certainly hope to see you again if your future travels find you back in the area and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas by the Sea Resort is an enchanting oceanside resort and conference center on Jekyll Island, Georgia. AAA 3 Diamond Rating. Choose from one of our 160 spacious one, two, or three bedroom villas whch are individually decorated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center

Address: 1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Jekyll Island
Price Range: $118 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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Villas By The Sea Resort And Conference Center
Villas By The Sea Hotel Jekyll Island
Hotel By The Sea
Resort By The Sea
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