Jekyll Island Journals

Jekyll Island Club Hotel - One Hot Hotel

A July 2005 trip to Jekyll Island by Daddyarewethereyet

Quote: Everything you have heard and read about Jekyll Island Club Hotel is true.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel - One Hot Hotel

Overview

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This is an old hotel, and you could stay here if you don't mind paying luxury prices for ghost-town surroundings. It could be a great hotel if it were maintained.

Quick Tips:

Stay at other island hotels and visit the historic district.

Best Way To Get Around:

Use a car rental.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

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Hotel

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Instantly I could tell the hotel was best admired from afar – as it seemed it was only the 100-plus years of paint holding it all together. I love old restored buildings, but this hotel was not restored just old. Our room for the weekend was a suite in the main hotel structure, which was a massively large room with two double beds and a queen-size sleeper sofa. The bathroom was equally massive in size. However, as large as the room was, the single closet was almost nonexistent and the fixtures, appliances, carpet, etc., were very old and worn. However, the room condition was not a concern; it was the lack of air-conditioning for the entire weekend. Although the A/C was working, it was painfully o...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on August 1, 2005

Jekyll Island Club Hotel
371 RIVERVIEW DRIVE
Jekyll Island, Georgia 31527
912-635-2600

Jekyll Island Club Hotel: Grand Dining Room

Restaurant | "Grand Dining Room"

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The Grand Dining Room staff and service was outstanding, as was the food. Although overpriced, I would highly recommend dining there if ever trapped on the island.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 1, 2005

Jekyll Island Club Hotel: Grand Dining Room
375 Riverview Drive
Jekyll Island, Georgia 31527
(912) 635-2600

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Story/Tip

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Everything you have heard and read about Jekyll Island Club Hotel is true. The grounds are beautiful, and from a distance, the hotel and its structures are impressive. However, any tourist considering staying on Jekyll Island would be better off staying at one of the many hotels along Atlantic beach side of the island and taking a tour of the Historic District instead. My family and I were recent guests of the Club Hotel, and I have never spent a more nightmarish weekend in my life. My family (total party of five) arrived on a Friday for a long weekend. Instantly, we could tell that the hotel was best admired from afar – as it seemed it was only the 100-plus years of paint holding it all together...Read More