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Leigh C., from Guest Survey, says:

My only (dining) experience was ordering a pizza at 9:15pm. Tanner answered my telephone call to inquire about the time of service and the pizza options. He took a lot of time discussing details with me and even went over the menu - assuring me that I would have my pizza by the time the kitchen closed at 10pm. At 9:45 the pizza was delivered PIPING HOT as if I were sitting in a restaurant. It was delicious and exactly what I ordered.

Dave H., from TripAdvisor, says:

I was expecting the food here to follow in the old Southern tradition but was pleased to find the menus of Chef Jason Brumfiel trending in a contemporary direction with emphasis on lean, fresh and organic fare -- while still keeping with Low Country/Southern convention. My favorite dish at the Ocean Terrace Restaurant, in fact, was shrimp and grits topped with a tasty tasso sauce and loaded with locally netted Georgia white shrimp,which are positively unmatched for flavor.
The chef and his staff are staunch advocates of the farm-to-table concept, sourcing produce, meats, poultry and dairy products almost exclusively from Georgia organic farms.

Fran K., from Guest Comment, says:

Lovely lunch today. Ordered the crab cake sandwich and was pleased by the quality of the crab cake, as well as the nicely toasted roll, thick slices of ripe avocado, and crisp hot bacon which accompanied it. The side of fresh fruit was also generous and perfectly ripe. A very good experience! Add this to the best dining view on the island on a gorgeous Fall day, and it adds up to perfection!

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor, says:

The food was fresh, properly prepared and a great value for the price. We highly recommend it. The breakfast buffet on Sunday was equally as good.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor, says:

The kids, 15 and 11, loved this place. My daughter said she felt spoiled! The Tavern is great (look up Kelly Bulloch...she is superb). The breakfast buffet was very good and drinks at the Tavern and pool were very good (try the southern tea). The pool overlooks the ocean and you have a deck right there over the beach...awesome place to be pampered. We will be back.

Tedd, from TripAdvisor, says:

We've visited here over the years and the Friday night seafood buffet has become a tradition with us. This year, the buffet is greatly upgraded and in terms of selection, as well as many more contemporary items, without leaving the best of the old behind, this was a very pleasant surprise. All raw bar selection as well as fried oysters, shrimp, and crawfish, same as before. But great fresh fish (near-sushi-grade tuna, sliced to order), fresh trout and mutton snapper, very nicely prepared Southern soul and seafood hot entrees, low country boil, and nice desserts, very good and well presented, fresh.

Jessica W., from Guest Letter, says:

Just finished our annual stay at the King and Prince; as always we had an amazing experience, it was an almost perfect stay as always. I would like to say that everyone was always accommodating and helpful when needed. Kudos to all the wait staff by the pool and in the tavern...Kelly was the best bartender ever!. . . we loved everything about the King and Prince and will be returning same time next year. This is the sixth year we have spent the same week at the King and Prince and look forward to it all year long.

Guest Letter:
Chef Jason,

Thank you so much for taking such wonderful care of our family during our visit to the King and Prince. You and your staff were so very accommodating and informed about our special dietary needs. The food at the King’s Tavern was always delicious!
My son had a wonderful time and liked that he could order special food and the chef would make it so he could eat it. If you wouldn’t mind telling me how you prepared the fish, I would like to try making some for him at home, since he enjoyed it so much. He even asked if we could stay until his birthday in July. He said that he wanted to have his birthday at the beach too! What a thoughtful gesture to have the cake for my niece on her birthday! It was delicious, and my son and my mom enjoyed their desserts as well. I know my niece will remember her 10th birthday for years to come!
Thank you also for having the special gluten free items for my mother. I tried the blueberry muffin and it was delicious! It was so nice to know we didn’t have to worry as much about our food while on vacation, and that we were able to order it and not have to bring a lot of food with us.
Once again THANK YOU SO MUCH for everything! We had a great vacation, and you and your staff helped to make it that way! We will be back next year! I’ll be sure to let you know in advance before we come again.
Thanks again for all your hard work and consideration,

Melanie P.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
Reception and all service staff were very helpful and cordial. Our beachfront room on the third floor had a balcony and a great view of the pool area, the ocean, and sunrise- magnificent. Food in the tavern for dinner and breakfast was good. Especially liked the lowcountry shrimp and grits. They surprised my husband with a slice of chocolate cake with "Happy Birthday" written on the plate when we casually mentioned that it was his birthday!

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
The poolside common areas are great with chairs and umbrellas for free. Also the servers are ever present to provide whatever you like from their cafe menu. My wife is hard to cook for since she has to special order for low salt. The chef nailed it perfectly. That was memorable.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
The breakfast brunch was great. We went at 10:45 and everything was still hot and there was plenty of everything. Our server was very friendly and took good care of us. We enjoyed sitting at the pool and enjoying cocktails. We also loved walking on the beach.

Terra W., from Guest Letter says:
The Delegal Room for breakfast was breath-taking, and the accommodations were lovely as always. We were able to escape to the Tavern for lunch before closing down the workshop and the food and view were perfect!

Mark O, from TripAdvisor says:
My wife and I enjoyed an overnight stay here on our way to Florida this year. Our room was spacious, clean, and comfortable with a nice ocean view. We ate at the tavern and enjoyed a light meal. The soup and chicken caesar salad were great. The staff were very accommodating with changes in reservations. We would definitely stay here again if we are in the area.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
Even though we have been in Georgia for 25 years, we had never been to St Simon's Island. In January, we took advantage of some special offers, and stayed two nights at the King and Prince. We ate our first night's meal in the King's Tavern. We were seated by the windows which fill that end of the room, and had a perfect view of the water. The service was fast and friendly, and the food was excellent. They went the extra mile for us. An example: I was disappointed to hear that the kitchen was out of Blue Cheese Dressing for my salad, but was delighted to find that the chef had made some for me. Nice!  And, it was terrific. I ordered the Chicken Cassoulet. Now, in a former life, I traveled all over the world, and have had many cassoulets in France. This was one of the tastiest meals I have had in a long time. Easily the equal or better of what I have enjoyed in France. A fantastic taste. I asked the waitress to pass my admiration to the chef. When he came out to see us, I found he had only been there for ten days. So, the kitchen is undergoing a rebuild. Well done, an excellent job of hiring. This was a delightful place to stay. We will be back.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
Wow! What a spread! (Sunday Brunch) You can treat yourself to breakfast fare or enjoy the wonderful lunch selections like we did. I am normally not a fan of buffet spreads but this is exceptional. The variety was great and the staff made sure that everything was filled and fresh. Loved the grouper! Can't say enough about the desserts. The peach cobbler was out of this world! Kudos to the staff who managed the buffet area and the waitress who served our table.

Glen B from TripAdvisor says:
From check in to check out, the staff is fantastic. At check in they gave us great information on local restaurants and things happening at the resort for the week. The in house restaurant staff is very accommodating and nice. A breath of fresh air to most places we have been. The outside pool service is great for food and drinks. We used this almost everyday for lunch. The beach at this resort is fantastic as well. At low tide you can see all sorts of things from starfish, crabs, shells, sand dollars, etc. We even found three horseshoe crabs in the tide pools at low tide. We will definitely vacation here again.

Anonymous from Guest Review says:
Every summer, my family and I look forward to coming to the King and Prince for their amazing accomodations, especially their fantastic breakfast buffet! Their Belgian waffles are light and fluffy, and their peach melba strudel is an experience like no other. Even if you don't stay at the resort, PLEASE stop by for breakfast-- you will not be disappointed!

Charyl, from TripAdvisor says:
The King and Prince is the perfect beach destination. I don't know how it could get better. Pool, food, service, accommodations, location just great! Clean, beautiful, historic, casual. The morning breakfast buffet was one of the best I have had. Starbucks coffee in the atrium is a nice touch. The pool is wonderful and adjacent to the gorgeous beach. Highly recommend this experience.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
The restaurant is a treat. It offers an early bird menu that is in effect until 6 pm. You get a salad, main course, and dessert. The selections on the main course included several selections from the sea, including really good crab cakes, beef, and poultry. And the ocean front dining is a bonus. My wife and I also had the breakfast buffet, and it certainly doesn't disapppoint.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
All the good reviews that I have read about this property are true. The friendliness of the staff seems genuine. I have never seen such good customer service as I experienced poolside.

Anonymous, from Guest Comment Form says:
Every summer, my family and I look forward to coming to the King and Prince for their amazing accomodations, especially their fantastic breakfast buffet! Their Belgian waffles are light and fluffy, and their peach melba strudel is an experience like no other.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:
The staff, was wonderful, friendly and helpful. The restaurant "King's Tavern" was very nice for breakfast and dinner, and they offer a great early evening special for dinner. We intend to go back.

Cointa M., from Post Conference Evaluation says:
The Resort was excellent. We had a wonderful time. The Friday Seafood Buffet was a smash!

Jane K, from TripAdvisor says:
Traveling through Georgia and stopped at the Welcome Center for the Golden Islands of Georgia. The lady at the desk suggested that we eat brunch at the King and the Prince. One of the best suggestions ever! Amazing meal, one of the best brunches I have ever had! Fried chicken, Sunday roast, mac and cheese (that my husband said was the best he has ever had) meatloaf, ham and then all the wonderful Southern side dishes! Plus the eggs, bacon, etc. Also had a dessert buffet -- the Pecan Bread Pudding was a religious experience. Magnificant shrimp and grits -- just go -- you won't believe how great the food is!

Deanna C, from Guest Comment Form says:
Had a terrific dinner (Thanksgiving Buffet) today at the King and Prince with good food, wonderful service.

Joyce P, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
The food was amazing, and we enjoyed perfect wait service from James.

Tom M, from TripAdvisor
The hotel's room service food was really great. My adult daughter said the fries were the best ever. The breakfast was top notch, and dinner was really nice as well.

Cheryl F, from Post Stay Questionnaire says: 

Staff was very friendly and prompt, making sure we always had fresh beverages. We had the Friday night Seafood Buffet and two breakfast buffets; great variety of excellent food.

Mary R, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
My kids LOVED the breakfast buffet. Room service delivery was super fast!

Phil C, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
The breakfast buffet and the Sunday brunch were both excellent.

Bill I, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
Wait staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Delicious meals!

Joseph P, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
Everything brought to us through room service was impeccable. We were celebrating a birthday, and several unique requests that were all satisfied perfectly.

Teresa D, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
Service was very good and servers were kind, friendly and even offered to-go coffees in the morning for us to take back to our room.

Eric T, from Post Stay Questionnaire says:
Excellent breakfast buffet. Staff is superb in their service and very polite and gracious.

Lajoy & Michael S, from Post Stay Evaluation say:
The breakfast buffet is delicious! Everything you can think of to eat, they have it! The room service is prompt and delicious as well!

Rodney, from TripAdvisor says:

The King And Prince is an absolutely marvelous place to relax and enjoy as well as have business meetings. The staff is friendly, courteous and have the guests comfort and pleasure in mind at all times. The restaurant is top drawer, the servers are always pleasant, especially our favorite, Jackie. On Fridays there is a Seafood Buffet that is to die for. You name it, oysters, shrimp, crab, fish, beef, pasta, the finest Brunswick stew along with sumptuous desserts. I could write volumes about it but I don't think there's enough room.

Leslie M, from Facebook says:

You have the best buffet in the USA. The Friday night sea food buffet will never be forgotten. It is worth a drive from Chattanooga just to eat there. :- ) Beautiful and comfortable ambiance.....

Anonymous, from Trip Advisor says:

I have stayed here several times during the past several years during training here and at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). It is a short and quick drive to FLETC with no problems. I never ate breakfast there, just the Friday night seafood buffet.. The hotel is a 5 Star place and the food for the Friday buffet is the best I've ever had anywhere. That's where I'm going for sure.

Dan, from TripAdvisor says:

I cannot express in words the most amazing vacation we had here at the King and Prince. Everything from customer service, to the FABULOUS seafood buffet was amazing!! The easy access to bike rentals, and the tennis courts were amazing!! The beach was right out our front door!! I would highly recommend this hotel and resort to everyone!! I cannot wait to get back here again!!

Anonymous, from Guest Insight says:

It was beautiful-peaceful and relaxing. Staff was outstanding. The restaurant was exceptional along with the hosts and servers.

Anonymous, from Guest Insight says:

I just loved being there, the room, the entire hotel, the possibility to chose between a large breakfast buffet or just a cup of coffee in the Bistro, the view from my room and from the restaurant, the terrace close to the ocean in first floor rooms ... Gorgeous.

Anonymous, from TripAdvisor says:

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at the King and Prince. Everything was perfect. We dined in the restaurant at the hotel and it was delicious and the service was excellent. We played golf, went shopping downtown, rode the trolley and just enjoyed sightseeing on this beautiful island. Love it all and want to come back to visit soon.

Anonymous, from Guest Insight says:

Twenty nine years ago my husband and I stood in front of this motel and hoped that one day we would be able to afford to stay there. Today we still could not afford it if not for the special offered that weekend for the oceanfront rooms. By taking advantage of the special we enjoyed two nights complete with some of the best seafood I have eaten. I especially loved the Chili Lime Crab Salad. We expected the resort to be clean and beautiful considering the regular price of the rooms but the cleanliness far exceeded our expectations.

Anonymous, from Guest Insight says:

I am currently undergoing chemotherapy. We were in St. Simon's for a wedding, and I felt I needed to rest during the day. Sent the guys, my husband and son, to play golf. It was wonderful to kick back, watch old westerns on the great tv, while relaxing in the incredibly comfortable bed. The housekeeper was so pleasant, and the room service was incredible. Ordered a quesadilla and loved every mouth full. It came hot and delicious. It was a great day, and I was ready to enjoy the wedding. My husband even got me a virgin pina colada, which we enjoyed on the balcony. Wonderful! We will be back for sure! Thanks so much for making our stay so special!

Frances S, from Guest Comment Card says:

A very friendly welcoming place to spend a couple of nights.  All personnel were very well trained, accommodating and helpful (all done with a smile).  Everything was handled with efficiency and attention to every detail was given.  Food was delicious and the view was wonderful while dining. Thanks for doing such an outstanding job to make the stay so pleasurable. 

Anonymous, from Guest Insight says:

Anniversary/birthday weekend, room was beautiful and very clean. Request for top floor and king bed was fulfilled. Brunch was outstanding loved it loved it loved it

Anonymous, from Guest Insight says:

The breakfast buffet food was amazing. What a delight- outstanding quality.

Bob P, from Guest Comment Card says:

We have had two meals here in two days.  Both were excellent.  Tonight “Q” was attentive and friendly.  Great job!

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