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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Travel+Leisure, February 2015

Cool Off-Season Beach Resorts, by Megan Soll

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King and Prince reviews
News articles King and Prince

Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, September 2016

Road Trip: Southern fried, black beans and Jenkins' Ear, by Cathy Salustri
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St. Simons Island reviews

Los Angeles Daily News, September 2016

Golden Isles of Georgia: Scenic getaway with Southern charms, by David Cohen
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blogs about The King and Prince
blogs about The King and Prince

Her Heartland Soul, September 2016

The Beauty of St. Simons Island, by Erin Fairchild
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King and Prince articles
King and Prince blog posts

Wander With Wonder, September 2016

Have a Royal Time at St. Simons’ King and Prince, by Barbara Barrielle
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St. Simons Island Georgia travel reviews
King and Prince Reviews

Island Eye News, September 2016

Book Club Takes Literary Trip to St. Simons Island, by Carol Antman
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King and Prince reviews
King and Prince reviews

Wine, Dine, & Leisure Time, August 2016

Discover the Four Star Fun & Food of St. Simons Island, by Gail Gerson-Witte
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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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Miles Geek, November 2015

"King and Prince Provides a Royal Coastal Experience," by Victoria Hart
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St. Simons Island Recognition

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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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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Smithsonian Magazine

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

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House Beautiful, June 2015

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

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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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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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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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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

Winter Island Escape

Rates from $129/night

Vacation Packages

Royal Golf Package

Starting from $289/night

Royal Treatment Package

Starting from $329/night