Awards and Accolades

Vacation Praise

What travel writers and bloggers are saying about The King and Prince, ECHO, and the King and Prince Golf Course

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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
King and Prince TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence (2011-2019), Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

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 every year since its inaugural year of 2011, joining the Hall of Fame in 2015 and 2018!

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OpenTable.com Diner's Choice Award (2015-2019)

OpenTable.com's Diner's Choice Award lists are designed to celebrate top-rated restaurants.  Winners are selected according to real feedback from diners who booked through OpenTable.com and dined with us. After their meal, OpenTable asks them to take a moment to review our restaurant.   From cocktails to dessert, they were impressed!

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Loved By Guest Awards 2019

Hotels.com Loved by Guests Award, 2017, 2018, 2019

The Loved by Guests Certificate honors businesses that consistently earn top ratings from Hotels.com guests. The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort has been awarded this certificate for receiving exceptional guest ratings and reviews from Hotels.com customers, showing outstanding dedication and service.

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King and Prince articles

Booking.com Guest Review Award - 2017 and 2018

"Each year, we like to celebrate properties with a review score average of 8.0 and above and with 5 or more reviews online. We know that these properties have offered great guest experiences and our Guest Review Awards are a great way to showcase this achievement."

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King and Prince Resort Reviews

ExploreGeorgia.org

10 Romantic Escapes in Georgia - January 2018

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Elegant Island Living Awards

Elegant Island Living ~ Best of 2019 Awards

In Elegant Island Living's yearly poll of the "Best Of" on St. Simons, The King and Prince won "Best Hotel." ECHO won "Best View from a Restaurant," "Best Outdoor Dining," "Best Brunch," "Best Bloody Mary," and "Best Specialty Cocktails."

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TripAdvisor King and Prince Golf Course

The King and Prince Golf Course ~ Top Rated Golf Course on St. Simons Island

Accolades include "Great golf experience, tremendous value," "The views were incredible," "The course is beautiful. We had lunch in the clubhouse and it was excellent," "The greens are in great shape," and "From the moment we pulled in, the staff wanted to make sure we had a great experience."

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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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St Simons pet friendly resort
St Simons Island pet friendly

Born to be Boomers - October, 2019

"The King and Prince Beach Resort - St. Simons Island," by Tricia
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Cheryl Isaacs
Atlanta Pet Life

Atlanta Pet Life - August, 2019

"Fit for a King Charles Spaniel," by Cheryl Isaacs
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FashionsWeek
Maya Litovsky

FashionsWeek - July, 2019

"King and Prince Resort, The Ultimate Getaway on St. Simons Island," by Maya Litovsky
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King and Prince Resort reviews
King and Prince Resort reviews

American Roads and Global Highways - June, 2019

"Enjoy Regal Treatment at The King and Prince Resort," by Katy Walls
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King and Prince Resort reviews
King and Prince Resort reviews

Southern Hospitality Blog - June, 2019

"Get Away to the King and Prince, St. Simons Island," by Rhoda Vickers Hendrix
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King and Prince Resort reviews

Great Day Washington (WUSA9) - June, 2019

"3 Summer road trips your entire family will enjoy," by Kristen Berset-Harris, with contribution from Guiomar Ochoa
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King and Prince Resort reviews
King and Prince Resort reviews

Sand and Snow - June, 2019

"The Best Romantic Things to Do In St. Simons Island for Couples," by Karyn Locke
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"A Visit to King and Prince Resort," (YouTube video) by Karyn Locke
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"St. Simons Island Beachcombing," (YouTube video) by Karyn Locke
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King and Prince Resort reviews
King and Prince Resort reviews

Teacups & Fairy Tales - May, 2019

"Enjoying The King And Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Rebecca Bryant
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"Fun Things to Do on St. Simons Island," by Rebecca Bryant
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Amber Likes
Amber Likes

Amber Likes - May, 2019

"The King and Prince Resort: 4 Reasons It’s Perfect for Family Travel!," by Amber Shimel
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Sew Sarah R
Sew Sarah R

Sew Sarah R - May, 2019

"The King and Prince Resort: A Perfect Family Vacation On St. Simons Island," by Sarah Ramondt Lennon
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King and Prince Hotel reviews

Trips to Discover - April, 2019

"10 Top Resorts Along the Georgia Coast," by Karyn Wofford
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Trips to Discover - November, 2018

"8 Best Hotels in St Simons Island, Georgia," by Karyn Wofford
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Finding Kathy Brown
St. Simons Reviews

Finding Kathy Brown - March, 2019

"The Most Romantic Oceanfront Resort on Georgia's Golden Isles," by Kathy Brown
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Finding Kathy Brown - May 2018

"The King and Prince Oceanfront Resort St. Simons Island," by Kathy Brown
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This Messy Season
This Messy Season

This Messy Season - March, 2019

"Our Stay at King & Prince- St. Simons Island 2019," by Kayla Carlson
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Best Things Georgia

Best Things Georgia - February, 2019

"The 10 Best Hotels and Resorts for Couples in Georgia!," by Alli Hill
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Buckhaven Lifestyle
Buckhaven Lifestyle

Buckhaven Lifestyle - November-December, 2018

Resort video by Renee Rayles
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ECHO bar video by Renee Rayles
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Family Vacation Critic
Family Vacation Critic

Family Vacation Critic - February, 2019

"10 Best All-American Summer Vacation Resorts," by Lara Dunning
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Footprints in Pixie Dust
Footprints in Pixie Dust

Footprints in Pixie Dust - January, 2019

"Food Allergy Dining at ECHO St. Simons," by Tina Brown
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Palm Beach Florida Weekly
Palm Beach Florida Weekly

Palm Beach Florida Weekly - December, 2018

"Getaway - Enchanting St. Simons," by Mary Thurwachter
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St. Simons Island vacation reviews
St. Simons Island vacation reviews

Fun4FirstCoastKids.com - November, 2018

"10 Family Friendly Activities on St. Simon's Island from the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort," by Terri Mashour
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"(VIDEO) St. Simons Island Georgia Family Fun From King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort," by Terri Mashour
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Alpharetta Moms
Alpharetta Moms

AlpharettaMoms.org - November, 2018

"The King and Prince Resort Offers Fun for Everyone," by Christy Noll
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King and Prince reviews
St. Simons Island winter getaway

Links & Libations - October, 2018

"King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Jewel of St. Simons Island," by Noreen Kompanik
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King and Prince Hotel reviews
King and Prince Resort reviews

The Happening Housewife - October, 2018

"5 Reasons to Visit This Georgia HIDDEN GEM!!! | King & Prince Resort," by Stephanie Leigh
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King and Prince Resort reviews
King and Prince Resort review

Veiled Free - October, 2018

"Our Time at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Ciara
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King and Prince Resort Reviews
King and Prince Resort Reviews

Bianca Dottin - September 2018

"What It’s Really Like Staying at One of the Best St Simons Island Resorts," by Bianca Dottin
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King and Prince Resort Reviews
King and Prince Resort Reviews

The Creative Stay At Home Mom - September 2018

"St. Simons Island and King and Prince Resort," by Niccole Mucci
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(VIDEO) "St. Simons Island & King and Prince Resort," by Niccole Mucci
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King and Prince Resort Videos
King and Prince Resort videos

New Media Film Festival - August 2018

"St Simons Island - Culinary Delights and The King and Prince Resort," (VIDEO) by Susan Johnston
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ECHO bar St Simons Island

The Brunswick News - August 2018

"Mocktails: all the fun of cocktails without the alcohol," by Danny McArthur (photo by Bobby Haven)
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St. Simons Island Recognition
Best U.S. Islands Conde Nast

Condé Nast Traveler - October 2019

"The Best U.S. Islands: 2019 Readers Choice Awards"
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St Simons pet friendly resort
St Simons Island pet friendly

Born to be Boomers - October, 2019

"Guide to St. Simons Island, Georgia," by Tricia
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Worlds Best Awards 2019

Travel+Leisure - July 2019

"The Top 10 Islands in the Continental U.S."
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King and Prince Resort reviews

Southern Living - July 2019

"The South's Best Beach Towns," by Valerie Fraser Luesse
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St Simons vacation reviews
St. Simons vacation review

365AtlantaTraveler, May 2019

St Simons Island: An Insider’s Guide to Stay, Eat and Play, by Sue Rodman
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St Simons Island history
King and Prince Resort reviews

World Footprints - July 2019

"St. Simons Museum Shows that War is Hell on the Home Front, Too," by Kathleen Walls
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Deep South Magazine
King and Prince Resort reviews

Deep South Magazine - July 2019

"Eugenia Price’s St. Simons," by Kathleen Walls
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GOODlife Magazine

GOODlife Magazine - July 2019

"St. Simons Island: A Coastal Destination with Historical Charm," by Autumn Burr
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King and Prince Hotel reviews
King and Prince Resort reviews

The Happening Housewife - October 2018

"BUCKET LIST | St. Simons Island with KIDS!!," by Stephanie Leigh
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Articles about The King and Prince Resort
St. Simons Island winter getaway

TravelPulse - August 2018

"Escape to Tranquility on St. Simons Island," by Noreen Kompanik
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Best Vacation Spots in Every Southern State

Southern Living - July 2018

"The Best Vacation Spots In Every Southern State," by Kaitlyn Yarborough
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St Simons Island vacations

Southern Living - January 2018

"The Best Beach Towns to Visit This Winter," by Kaitlyn Yarborough
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House Beautiful Small American Towns

House Beautiful - July 2018

"50 Charming American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP," by Lauren Smith and Brittney Morgan
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St. Simons Island reviews

Condé Nast Traveler - October 2017

"The Best Islands in the U.S.," by CNT Editors and Cynthia Drescher
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St Simons Island vacations

Southern Living, March 2017

"The South's Best Islands"
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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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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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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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ConventionSouth Readers Choice Award

ConventionSouth

10-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!

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.

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
Georgia beach vacation review

Texas Weddings Magazine - August 2017

"Gorgeous Georgia Wedding - A Family Escape for All Ages," by Laurette Veres
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Hill City Bride

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

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TheKnot.com

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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

Vacation Packages

Royal Golf Package

Starting from $289/night

Royal Treatment Package

Starting from $329/night