Awards and Accolades

Vacation Praise

What travel writers and bloggers are saying about The King and Prince

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Island Recognition

Find out what makes St. Simons Island so special

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Business & Meeting Awards

Our recent awards and accolades for our meeting and event spaces

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Wedding Honors

Why The King and Prince is the perfect wedding destination

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Vacation Praise

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence (2011-2016), Certificate Excellence Hall of Fame (2015)

The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to properties who consistently receive excellent ratings and reviews from TripAdvisor members. The King and Prince is honored to have received the Certificate of Excellence for six years running, joining the Hall of Fame in 2015!

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Elegant Island Living ~ Best of 2016 Awards

In Elegant Island Living's yearly poll of the "Best Of" on St. Simons, The King and Prince won "Best Resort" and "Best Corporate Citizen." ECHO won "Best View from a Restaurant," "Best Outdoor Dining," "Best Place to Meet Singles," "Best Weekend Party Scene," and "Best Restaurant with a Beach Vibe."  The King and Prince Golf Course won "Best Golf Course." Finally, massage therapist Nancy Champagne, one of our Royal Treatment Cottage therapists, won "Best Massage."

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The King and Prince Golf Course ~ TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to accommodations, attractions, and restaurants who consistently receive excellent ratings and reviews from TripAdvisor members. The King and Prince Golf Course is the proud recipient of a 2015 Certificate of Excellence!

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ECHO ~ OpenTable Diners' Choice Award

ECHO is the proud recipient of 2015 and 2016 OpenTable Diners' Choice Awards!  Diners' Choice winners are selected according to real feedback from diners who book their reservations through OpenTable.

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The Wandering Gourmand, July 2016

Hotel Review – King and Prince Resort in Saint Simons Island, Georgia, by Bryan Richards
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GolfAdvisor, May 2016

Power Rankings: Top-rated golf courses for the month of May, by Brandon Tucker
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Travel Pulse, May 2016

St. Simons Island: An Authentic Coastal Georgia Gem, by Susan Young
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Hype Orlando, May 2016

St. Simon’s Island – loaded with history and a few ghosts!, by Susan Young
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World's Best Golf Destinations, June 2016

Where to Play in Georgia, the “Peach State”, by Elvis Anderson
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Bold Favor Magazine, June 2016

Beautiful Georgia Coastal Get-Aways and Beach Trips, by Cathy H. Burroughs
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Points North Atlanta, May 2016

St. Simon Island’s King and Prince Oceanfront Beach & Golf Resort, by Cathy H. Burroughs
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Carolina Golf Journal, Spring 2016

King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simons Island, America's #2 Best Coastal Small Town, by Sam Smith
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Miles Geek, May 2016

ECHO – A Superb St. Simons Island Restaurant, by Connie Pearson
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Trip 101, April 2016

King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, by Connie Pearson
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Almost Supermom, April 2016

The King and Prince Resort – A Wonderful Coastal Retreat for Families, by Jordyn Coffin
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Ask Chef Dennis, April 2016

Life’s a Beach at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, by Chef Dennis Littley
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Ask Chef Dennis, April 2016

Crab Cake Benedict and ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant, by Chef Dennis Littley
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Examiner.com, March 2016

Spring Travel 2016: Discovering Coastal Georgia's King and Prince Resort, by Kathy Newbern and J.S. Fletcher
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Examiner.com, April 2016

Spring Travel 2016: Dining at King and Prince Resort, St. Simons Island, by Kathy Newbern and J.S. Fletcher
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Palm Beach Daily News, March 2016

"Feeling Like Royalty at The King and Prince on St. Simons Island," by Cheryl Blackerby
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Columbia County Magazine, January 2016

"Time Travel," by Hope Philbrick
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Travel Post Monthly, February 2016

"Dining Like Royalty at The King and Prince," by Noreen Kompanik
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WINEormous, January 2016

"Home Again on St. Simons," by Tom Plant
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2 Travel Dads, December 2015

"The King and Prince Resort: can we just live here?"
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"Echo Restaurant and the Best Thing We Ever Ate"
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Luggage and Lipstick, December 2015

"At the King and Prince, You’re Treated Like Royalty," by Patti Morrow
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Atlanta Tribune, December 2015-January 2016

"Blissbehavin' at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Regina Lynch-Hudson
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Daily Mom, November 2015

"Winter Romance at the Beach: St. Simons Island, Ga: Featuring: The King And Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Dani Agnew
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MD Magazine, October 2015

"Food Worth the Trip: ECHO, St. Simons Island, GA," by Candyce Stapen
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Miles Geek, November 2015

"King and Prince Provides a Royal Coastal Experience," by Victoria Hart
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Southern Golf Central, Fall, 2015

"The King and Prince Golf Course - 25 Years of Royal Treatment"
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Explore Wanderlust, July and August, 2015

"A Kingly Experience on St. Simons Island, Pt. 1," by Gina Zammit
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"A Kingly Experience on St. Simons Island, Pt. 2," by Gina Zammit
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McKennaBleu.com, September 2015

"St. Simons Island, Georgia," blog post by McKenna Bleu

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New York Lifestyles Magazine, August 2015

"For King and Prince," by Stephanie and Jeff Sylva

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The Lens and Pen, September 2015

"A Seaside Gem: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Nancy Kirkpatrick
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The Permanent Tourist, July 2015

"Walkabout Wednesday - The King and Prince Resort," by Nancy Kirkpatrick
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Just 2 Feet and a Camera

August 2015 - "The spectacular Delegal Dining Room, King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Theresa St. John
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April 2015 - "For me.......It's all about the beach," by Theresa St. John
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Vacation Rental Travels, July/August 2015

Cover Story!  "Vacationing at The King and Prince," article and photos by Theresa St. John

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Virtually Yours

August 2015 - "A Visit to The King and Prince Golf Course," by Kelly Stilwell
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May 2015 - A Georgia Beach Vacation at The King and Prince, by Kelly Stilwell
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Divine Lifestyle, July 2015

King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort - by Stacie Haight Connerty

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Luxe Beat Magazine, June 2015

Charming St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Jan Ross

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Epicurean Traveler, March 2015

Dining Our Way Around Beautiful St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Jan Ross

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Little Black Dress Little Red Wagon Magazine

In Search of Summer, by Candice Rose

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My Scoop

Summer in St. Simons Island, by Amy Bailey

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Travel+Leisure, February 2015

Cool Off-Season Beach Resorts, by Megan Soll

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Cosmos Mariners

A gem on Georgia's Golden Isles: The King and Prince Resort, St. Simons Island, by Natalie Davis
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A Flight Through History: St. Simons Island, Georgia, and World War II, by Natalie Davis
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Island Eats: Where to Dine on St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Natalie Davis
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St. Simons Island Recognition

Travel+Leisure, July 2016

"The Best Islands in the Continental U.S."
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USA Today, April 2016

"Best Coastal Small Towns"
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TravelZoo - The Deal Experts, Jan 2016

"15 Islands You Need in Your Life: No Passport Required," by Kelly Hickey
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Trip 101, May 2016

7 Reasons to Visit St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Connie Pearson
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Examiner.com, March 2016

Spring Travel 2016: Discovering St. Simons Island is all about natural beauty, by Kathy Newbern and J.S. Fletcher
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Lakeside on Lanier, January 2016

"Winter blahs? It's never too cold for a mid-winter trip to St. Simons," by Pamela Keene
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Occupy my Family, December 2015-January 2016

"5 Warm Weather Destinations for a Winter Getaway on the Cheap," by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
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"5 Things You Didn’t Know You Can do on St. Simons Island," by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
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2 Travel Dads, December 2015-January 2016

"St Simons Island: an ideal family escape"
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"Why Biking St Simons Island is the Best Idea in the South"
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"St Simons Island Lighthouse: nautical family fun"
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"Where’d Fort Frederica go?"
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HuffPost Travel, December 2015

"11 Fun Atlantic Coastal Escapes for Winter," by Patti Morrow
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Baby Boomster, November 2015

"St. Simons Island: Tranquil Southern Charm," by Noreen Kompanik
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MD Magazine, November 2015

"Winter Beach Getaway: St. Simons Island," by Candyce Stapen
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Huffington Post Travel, September 2015

10 Most Beautiful US Towns to Visit in the Fall, by Holly Rosen Fink

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Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards, 2015 ~ World's Best Islands

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House Beautiful, June 2015

The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America, by Caroline Picard

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Smithsonian Magazine

20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2015, by Bess Lovejoy

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Trekaroo.com, January 2015

Where to Travel in 2015 (various authors; St. Simons Island contribution by Karyn Locke)

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Coastal Living

America's Happiest Seaside Towns, 2014, by Tracey Minkin

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Travel+Leisure, May, 2014

America's Favorite Beach Town, by Katrina Brown Hunt

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Travel+Leisure, January 2014

America's Most Romantic Town, by Katrina Brown Hunt

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Travel+Leisure, November 2013

America's Favorite Towns, by Sarah L. Stewart

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Condé Nast Traveler, October 2013

Top Ten Islands in the United States, 2013 Reader's Choice Awards

Yahoo! Travel

America's 10 Best Winter Beach Retreats

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Business and Meeting Awards

Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award

Winners of the award have demonstrated exemplary standards of excellence ranging from ambience, amenities, breadth of resources, facility quality, guest services, meeting space and packages, recreational activities, restaurant and dining options, and technical support. Votes are cast by industry pros, the Smart Meetings editorial team and Smart Meetings readers.

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Meetings Focus South

7-time winner of the Best of the South Award.  Winners were chosen using the following criteria: quality of meeting space, guest rooms, guest services and amenities, food and beverage service, the efficiency and helpfulness of staff, the availability of technical equipment, recreational facilities and activities, and overall value and experience.

ConventionSouth

6-time winner of the Readers' Choice Award.  The Readers’ Choice Award represents the nominations and votes of approximately 18,500 ConventionSouth readers who feel that The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort displays exemplary professionalism and a commitment to provide the highest quality of services and accommodations for the meeting and conference industry. The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is proud to be recognized by meeting professionals for multiple years.

ConventionSouth

Top Resorts with a View. After reviewing the THOUSANDS (literally) of likes and shares for their first ever “Resorts With a View” photo contest, the editors of ConventionSouth have formally announced the Top Ten. Out of over 800 resorts in the South, readers and Facebook fans voted The King and Prince as one of the Best!

Successful Meetings

6-time winner of the Pinnacle Award.  The Pinnacle Award has earned the reputation as the most credible and prestigious symbol of excellence among meeting planners and hoteliers. Business travel industry experts have likened the Pinnacle Award to other prestigious awards, such as the Mobil 5-Star and the AAA 5-Diamond.

Wedding Honors

Hill City Bride

Destination – St. Simon’s Island, Ga, by Jennifer Prince

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WeddingWire.com

The WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards® recognizes the top five percent of local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Unlike other awards in which winners are selected by the organization, winners of the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards® are determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over a million WeddingWire newlyweds.

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Special Offers

 Island Time at The King and Prince

20% off for select August dates

Vacation Packages

Royal Golf Package

Starting from $289/night

Royal Treatment Package

Starting from $329/night