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The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love nature. I love being in nature and learning about nature. The Lodge provides an excellent learning experience in a lovely setting. The naturalists were incredible - knowledgeable but able to talk to "real" people - no jargon, but lots of passion. The Lodge offers a wide range of experiences from wildlife viewing (rattlesnakes, mink, dolphin, alligators, and birds... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had looked forward to our day trip to Little St Simons as a wildlife and birding opportunity. The most enjoyable part of the trip was the boat ride over and back. I haven't ridden in the back of a pick-up truck since I was nine years old and was surprised to find myself on a bench seat for the... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

I'm terribly sorry to hear that you were disappointed in the day trip and appreciate you bringing it to our attention. During the introduction to the tour, the Naturalist gives the guests the opportunity to use the restroom and pick up a reusable water bottle to use on the tour. It sounds like that may not have been communicated well.... More 

Brunswick
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

With three days, two nights, I was able to kayak 3 times, go on two naturalist led expeditions, walk the beach and look for sea shells 3 times. The naturalist/guides are open to suggestions for activities that interest each individual. The food was amazing, featuring fresh produce from their organic garden. The chocolate chip cookies were addictive! The rooms are... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share your experience! I'm so glad to hear that you took advantage of all the naturalist-led activities. As you found, there are so many fun and interesting things to see and do here. I'm also glad to hear that you really enjoyed the meals. Chef Ulfet and her team... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome!!! Having done a lot of traveling I have stayed at many hotels but this one id by far the best!! I can't say just how perfect it is. By all means ...stay here. It may be s bit pricey but worth it !!! I will be back ! The view of the beach is so beautiful... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My extended family and I (my parents; sister and spouse with 11 month old twins; and my spouse and 3 kids, ages 3, 6, and 8) spent a week here in early June. I can't say enough about this beautiful place. It immediately felt like we were being transported to a fantastic hideaway when we arrived at the dock by... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to share your experience. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our staff, Naturalist guided activities and farm-to-table meals. It is also great to know that you appreciated our focus on conservation and wildlife. Stewardship of the island and its wildlife is our primary mission. We... More 

Barnegat Light, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I've heard about little St Simmons from a magazine back in the 90's. I booked it and went there by myself, I had a wonderful time, and so much food and so many things to do Ioved it so much that when I got married I went back with my husband. It was not the same place, the people were... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

We appreciate all constructive feedback from past guests. Unfortunately, we do not have any record of these instances. Our management team is readily available and in constant contact with our guests daily to help insure we are meeting their expectations. Also, we send all guests a survey immediately following their stay to solicit their feedback. Therefore, it is very surprising... More 

connecticut
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My husband and I stayed here last week. What a great experience - wonderful people - staff and fellow visitors - wonderful food - fresh and local from the lodge's garden. Accommodations are lovely - not fancy but definitely a lodge feeling. The education and trips around the island were led by caring and knowledgable staff. It is a good... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate you staying with us and are happy to hear that you found it to be a wonderful experience. It is a great place to unplug and enjoy new or familiar outdoor experiences. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you, Scott Greene, General Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

When my husband and I were waiting for the ferry to take us to the island, the guests at the end of their stay all looked blissed out. I can now see why. Here are some of the highlights: 1. We had a blast. Birding, boat rides, biking, the beach, fishing...we couldn't even find time to do everything. 2. The... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Naturalist guided activities, our staff and the meals. Many of our guests, like you, are initially apprehensive about the family style dining being that isn't typical but often find it enjoyable and meet new friends. I do want to apologize for the dead... More 

Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The lodge is a lodge yes, but much more. Great rooms with large common area and screened porch and deck over looking the river, creek and salt marsh, plus sumptuous meals, happy hour and drinks of all sorts available at will.... add to this experienced naturalists to enhance your whims. What more could you ask for? Areas upon acres of... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. I'm so glad to hear that you you enjoyed your visit and found it to be much more than just a lodge. We pride ourselves on providing a unique and enriching experience that creates lifelong memories. As you said, it must be experienced to be appreciated. Thanks again for visiting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The reason to stay at LSSI is for its pristine rugged beauty, privacy, and knowledgeable naturalists. The food, libations and accommodations are adequate, but, nothing special. The main building is fabulously rustic. The staff is super gracious and accommodating. True, the wine and beer are included in the cost, but, trust me, bring your own. My 10 year olds tell... More 

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Scott G, General Manager at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post a review. You are absolutely correct that the luxury on Little St. Simons Island is in the outdoor experiences. Our experienced Naturalist make sure that all of our guests are able to enjoy the natural world to its fullest during their visits. We do strive to make our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Prized for its pristine natural beauty, gracious hospitality and secluded worlds-away appeal, Little St. Simons Island is a private barrier island just off the Georgia coast. One of the crown jewels of Georgia's famed Golden Isles, Little St. Simons Island offers 7 miles of private beaches and 10,000 acres of undeveloped wilderness for exploration and relaxation. Privately owned since 1908, Little St. Simons Island has retained the charm and unhurried pace of coastal living. Moss draped live oaks and glistening marshes surround gracious accommodations in six charming cottages for no more than 32 overnight guests. The island is a paradise for nature lovers and offers a host of recreational, naturalist-led experiences including birding, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, interpretive tours, beachcombing, fishing and swimming. Accessible only by boat, this extraordinary natural sanctuary-among the last of its kind anywhere- welcomes your discovery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

Address: 1000 Hampton River Club Marina Dr, Post Office Box 21078, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-5593
Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Saint Simons Island
Price Range: $651 - $704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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