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
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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence (2011-2017), Certificate of 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 seven years running, joining the Hall of Fame in 2015!

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Hotels.com Loved by Guests Award, 2017

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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Family Vacation Critic

Family Vacation Critic Favorite (2017)

Family Vacation Critic is TripAdvisor's family travel site, featuring family-tested, family approved hotels across the world, helping a million families each month plan and find the best trips. The "Favorite" is awarded to hotels with a rating of 4+ from editorial staff and with recommendations from at least 75% of family reviewers.

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Elegant Island Living ~ Best of 2017 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" and "Best Outdoor Dining."  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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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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ECHO St Simons Island Reviews

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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Trekking Twice - September 2017

"Mini-Trek (2017): St. Simons Island: A Convenient Paradise for Kids," by Meg James
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King and Prince Articles
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Travels With Tam - September 2017

"Have you been to St Simon’s Island? It is a Great time to go!," by Tam Warner
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52 Perfect Days - September 2017

"St. Simons Island: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Betsi & Jim Hill
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Award Winning Georgia Golf Course
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GolfAdvisor, September 2017

Golf Advisor's Top 100 courses thru the first five years of ratings, by Brandon Tucker
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GolfAdvisor, November 2016

Four tough holes star at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Stan Awtrey
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Southern Trunk - August 2017

"St. Simons Island | The King and Prince Beach Resort," by Victoria Schneider
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Passports from the Heart - August 2017

"The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort in Saint Simons Island, Georgia," by Amelia Old
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The Cool Soror Podcast - July 2017

"An In-depth Review of The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Rashan Ali
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OnlyInYourState.com - July 2017

"This Secluded Beachfront Restaurant In Georgia Is One Of The Most Magical Places You’ll Ever Eat," by Marisa Roman
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Georgia beach vacation review

The Macintosh Wizard And PC Tech Blog - July 2017

"Be Transported To An Island Getaway With Fine Dining At The King and Prince Resort," by Chris Rauschnot
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ECHO review
ECHO review

Today's Restaurant News - June 2017

"The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Terri McKinney
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Anatomy of a Dinner Party - May 2017

"St. Simons Island - The Shocking Truth Part 1," by Patti Davis
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Trips to Discover - June 2017

"10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels & Resorts in Georgia," by Alyssa Ochs
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Simply Southern Mom - May 2017

"The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simons Island, GA," by Pam Wattenbarger
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King and Prince articles
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Detail Oriented Traveler - May 2017

"The Family Friendly King and Prince Resort on St. Simons Island, GA," by Tonya Denmark
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Golf Central - May 2017

"The King and Prince Golf Course, an Island Life Destination," by Mike May
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St. Simons Island reviews

Wanderlust Atlanta - May 2017

"The King and Prince: Part 1 - The Sights," by Travis S. Taylor
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"The King and Prince: Part 2 - The Food," by Travis S. Taylor
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Southern Family Fun
Winona Rogers

Southern Family Lifestyle - March 2017

King and Prince Resort - A Grand Getaway, by Winona Rogers
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365AtlantaFamily.com - February 2017

Simple Family Fun at the Alluring King and Prince Resort, by Sue Rodman
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The How-To Guru - February 2017

5 Reasons for Last Minute Travel At The King And Prince Beach & Golf Resort!, by Shan Walker
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Amazing Escapades

"The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort," by Lysa Allman-Baldwin
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My Boys & Their Toys - December 2016

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Jennifer Hay
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Eat Move Make - January 2017

Why The King and Prince Resort is the Perfect Place to Stay on St. Simon’s Island, by Liz Mays
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Luxe Beat Magazine - January 2017

Luxury and History: Two Historic Seaside Hotels, by Sandra Chambers
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Fun 4 First Coast Kids - December 2016

6 Layers of Relaxation for Parents at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, by Terri Mashour
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Small Town Washington - December 2016

The King and Prince Resort: Bask in Southern Oceanside Luxury, by Lara Dunning
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HollyDayz Travel - November 2016

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, GA
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Award Winning Georgia Golf Course
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GolfAdvisor, November 2016

Four tough holes star at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, by Stan Awtrey
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eSouthernGolf.com, September 2016

The King and Prince Golf Course is The Royal Deal, by Dave Daubert
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CommDigiNews
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Communities Digital News, October 2016

King and Prince Resort: Golden isles are Georgia’s adult getaway, by Malika Bowling
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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 Recognition
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52 Perfect Days - July 2017

"Discovering the Natural Side of St. Simons Island," by Betsi & Jim Hill
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TALK Greenville - June 2017

"Island Life," by Renata Parker
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Southern Kitchen - June 2017

"The Coastal Cuisine of Georgia's Golden Isles," by Kara Pound
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Simply Southern Mom - May 2017

"6 Family Friendly Activities on St. Simons Island," by Pam Wattenbarger
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"Dining Guide for St. Simons Island," by Pam Wattenbarger
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King and Prince articles
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Detail Oriented Traveler - May 2017

"What to Do on the Beautiful and Natural St. Simons Island, Ga," by Tonya Denmark
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Atlanta Jewish Times
Robyn Spizman

Atlanta Jewish Times, April 2017

A Golden Isle Getaway - St Simons Island, by Robyn Spizman
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Amazing Escapades

"Black History in the Golden Isles of Georgia" by Lysa Allman-Baldwin
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365AtlantaFamily.com, February 2017

St Simons Island: An Insider’s Guide to Stay, Eat and Play, by Sue Rodman
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My Boys and Their Toys, January 2017

"FREE Things to Do on St. Simons Island", by Jennifer Hay
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Upscale Magazine, January/February 2017

"St. Simons Island Georgia" by Leslie E. Royal
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King and Prince wedding reviews
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Hill City Bride, January 2017

"St. Simons Island Georgia, My Personal Story", by Jennifer Prince
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Small Town Washington, December 2016

"Foodie Stops on St. Simons Island, Georgia", by Lara Dunning
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"Forget Hawaii, Forget Mexico, Vacation on St. Simons Island, GA", by Lara Dunning
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Wherever I May Roam Blog, December 2016

"The Unspoiled Beauty of St. Simons Island, Georgia", by Melody Pittman
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Dana Freeman Travels, November 2016

"Why You Should Visit St. Simons Island, Georgia", by Dana Freeman
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Sweet T Makes Three, November 2016

"Experience St. Simons Island!", by Jennifer Gervens
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Visit the South, November 2016

"Escape to the Golden Isles", by Tammy Lee Bradley
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WHERE Traveler, November 2016

"A Guide to St. Simons Island", by Jamie Lowe
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Florida Today, October 2016

"Golden Autumn Getaway at St. Simons Island", by Terry Conway
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Angie Away, October 2016

"Romantic Escape: A Coastal Georgia Road Trip", by Angie Orth
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Southern Living, March 2017

"The South'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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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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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

9-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
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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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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

Rates from $139/night

Vacation Packages

Royal Golf Package

Starting from $289/night

Royal Treatment Package

Starting from $329/night