Villas By The Sea
Simple, with access to the beach.
This place was simple and in a great spot. Lots of trees around, right on the main road that takes you all around the island, and with great access to the beach with a lovely boardwalk.
Sure, there were much nicer places to stay, but there was really nothing wrong with this place. Why over pay, when you can pay the right price for the right place.
And if your planning on staying a night or 2 on Jekyll Island, go to the visitors center on the road leading to Jekyll. Here you will find all the brochures like we did, and with a bit of luck, you may encounter an assistant that is wanting to promote one of the hotels, and will write the price of the room down on the brochure for you to hand in at the hotel reception.
If you have this, then before you hand it into the reception, ask the reception what the price of the rooms are. Do this, because the rooms might actually be cheaper than what is written down on your brochure, as the hotel wont have to give the Information Center staff any commission. We have fell for this trick before.
great place to stay
We had such a great time here! We had great beach access; but be very careful going down the boardwalk steps when they are wet. The suite was fully stocked. The management offers convenient recycling (which we really appreciated). We reserved a 2 bedroom oceanside suite which we recommend since it's 2 story and has better views of the ocean. ground floor suites can't see the ocean over the sand dune. if you want to go to the beach during high tide you can get beach access from one of the parks or picnic areas. there are several pet friendly rooms.
Hidden among the trees
We have stayed at this facility several times over the years and it has recently been renovated. It is a large facility but the grounds are covered with lovely live oak trees and as you drive through the road bends around them. It is oceanside but there are significant and wooded dunes between the hotel and the sea but with some walkways and elevated observation decks. However, you can always hear the surf if you are seaside.
Since the units are privately owned condominiums, maid service is not everyday as in motels but full service is done every three days and towel exchange and trash pick up are daily.
Unique Quality: There is a lovely pool also set among the oaks and an amazingly good restaurant, the Driftwood Bistro. There are various size units and we have stayed in twoand three bedroom villas with a kitchen, dining area and living room. We did have to share one bath, but that was no problem. The rooms were clean and attractively decorated (see the photos).
We have been before and will go back. It is particularly well suited to families and those who want to do some meal preparation. The kitchen was well equipped. The staff has always been quite helpful and friendly. Our most recent visit was with another couple and we shared a 3 bedroom unit as the 2 BR units have only one bathroom and the 3BRs have 2.
Free wireless internet is available in all rooms. Golf discount tickets are available on-line or at the front desk.
Just got back from our Annual Family Reunion. First time at Jekyll Island, Villas By The Sea ~ we all enjoyed tremendously!
The Villas are perfect for families with separate sleeping areas and fully equipped kitchens.
The large Pool and tiki hut made an afternoon lounging great, parts of it are very shady when you don't want to get too much sun exposure, and the tiki hut had great music playing and refreshing drinks and snacks - very friendly help too.
I would recommend Villas to anyone with a family, perfect location!
Unique Quality: The spacioucness of the Villas was great, everyone felt like we were at home, we weren't on top of each other, and it was pretty neat that each of our Villas was decorated differently, you don't get that at the Holiday Inn...
Directions: North end of Island near the Campground and Fishing Pier.
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Villas By The Sea
We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:
- Hotel By The Sea
- Resort By The Sea
- Villas By The Sea Resort And Conference Center
- Villas By The Sea Hotel Jekyll Island
Address: 1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 31527, United States
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Amenities at Villas By The Sea
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Fitness Center
- Free Parking
- Business Services
- Pets Allowed
- Bar / Lounge
- Free High Speed Internet
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