palm trees at the Holiday Inn Jekyll Island resort

Jekyll Island is truly a jewel in Georgia, with more than 10 miles of beaches and four golf courses. The island is a nature preserve full of wide open spaces. The Holiday Inn in Jekyll Island, Georgia, is one of our favorite resorts because it’s a bargain hotel for kids. Summer is the high season, and prices skyrocket. However, most other times of the year, it is inexpensive. For example, in January, prices were as low as $95.

Palm trees along coast at Jekyll Island

Address: 701 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Phone number: (912)635-2211


Person with ball cap holding baby in the ocean waves in Jekyll Island, GA

What does the Holiday Inn Jekyll Island Offer?

The reasonably priced Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island is oceanfront with direct access to the rocky shores of the Atlantic Ocean. I had the pleasure of staying and reviewing the Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island, GA. This hotel is a great choice for anyone looking for an oceanfront place to stay with plenty of amenities. Once you enter the gates of Jekyll Island, it’s like you’re entering an oasis. The staff is kind, the place feels like home, and the remote beaches let you enjoy the peace of nature.

Restaurants at the Holiday Inn Jekyll Island

This Jekyll Island hotel features a restaurant and bar serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner called Beach House. The major benefit of the Beach House is that children aged 11 years and younger can eat free by purchasing an adult meal. In fact, up to four kids can eat for free. However, I recommend checking out other local restaurants. While the food is good and fairly affordable, dinner and drinks at the Beach House are nothing special.

Clear fence around pool and Anchor restaurant at Jekyll Island Holiday Inn

The Anchor is an outdoor pool bar open from March to October that serves cocktails, lunch, and dinner. You can see the waves and dunes while you eat through clear fencing.

If you’re looking for a cup of coffee, head to Northshore, the third-floor coffee bar. The lady behind the counter is super friendly, but the grab-and-go snacks are expensive and basic. They serve unhealthy foods like Pop-Tarts or Otis Spukenmeyer muffins.

Cloudy balcony views at the Holiday Inn Jekyll Island

Room Features

The price of these ocean-view accommodations is incredible. Each room features either a king bed or two queen beds. The oceanfront rooms have a balcony or walkout patio with a table and chairs. I enjoyed working remotely on the beachside balcony and found it fairly quiet.

And if your family is large like ours, some suites sleep six, and connecting rooms are available. The family-friendly suites feature your bed choice, a sofa bed, a separate living area with a dining table, and twice the space. This Jekyll Island oceanfront resort does offer parking lot views, as well.

Outdoor lounge furniture Jekyll Island Holiday Inn

Resort Amenities

The Jekyll Island Holiday Inn resort offers a range of amenities to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We loved walking along the beach in the evenings and then stopping to relax fireside by the firepit.

This Holiday Inn Beach Resort also offers an outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, and onsite business center. The resort offers racks of pool towels but not beach towels, chairs, or umbrellas. Unfortunately, no more towels were left at the pool on multiple occasions when we visited.

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The room I stayed in was spacious and comfortable, with a flat-screen TV, mini fridge, and microwave. The hotel features free high-speed internet access, and the friendly and helpful front desk staff is available 24 hours a day. This oceanside IHG hotel also provides complimentary parking. There are two sets of washers and dryers on the property.

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Is the Holiday Inn Jekyll Island resort accessible?

The Holiday Inn Jekyll Island resort offers accessibility.

  • Public Entrance
  • Public Restrooms
  • Registration Desk
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center
  • Pool
  • Three meeting rooms
  • Guest Rooms
  • Elevators

Nearby Jekyll Island, GA Attractions

The Holiday Inn Jekyll Island, GA, the location was ideal for exploring the island and seeing the historical and natural attractions.

  • The Horton House is a historic shell of a home with pet-friendly hiking trails.
  • Driftwood Beach is a world-renowned beach dotted with driftwood.
  • Visit rescued sea turtles at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center
  • A Dolphin Tour featuring bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, and birds.
  • The Jekyll Island trolley tour picks up from the Holiday Inn
  • The museum is perfect for learning the interesting history of Jekyll Island.
Driftwood beach during winter

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Holiday Inn Jekyll Island

Where is the best place for families to stay on Jekyll Island?

The Holiday Inn Jekyll Island resort offers affordable oceanfront family suites and free meals for children.

Is there a webcam on Jekyll Island?

Yes, there is a Holiday Inn Jekyll island webcam at the resort. Whenever you’re on the fence about whether you want to visit or simply miss Jekyll Island, you can take in the sweeping views of Great Dunes Beach or admire the sunrises over the ocean.

What are the drawbacks of the Jekyll Island Holiday Inn resort?

While the price is right, the resort has not been renovated yet, and the furnishings look worn and dated. The Holiday Inn resort at Jekyll Island needs to be updated. There is a musty smell that permeates the room.

What is the Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island Pet Policy?

The Holiday Inn Jekyll Island hotel is pet-friendly across all room categories, with a nightly pet fee. Notify the registration desk at check-in if you have a pet. If you are leaving the room, you must crate your pet.

How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island?

The accommodation rates at Jekyll Island’s Holiday Inn Resort vary by season. 

How many guest rooms does the Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island have?

The Holiday Inn Resort on the beaches of Jekyll Island has 158 guest rooms.

Review of the Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island

In a review of the Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island, it is ideal for a family. With its convenient location and range of amenities, the Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island is the perfect destination for a memorable and enjoyable vacation. I highly recommend Jekyll Island Holiday Inn to anyone looking for a relaxing family getaway.

Family in swim suits standing in ocean at Great Dunes Beach on Jekyll Island, GA

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