There is no other hotel like the historic King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island in Georgia that makes each visitor feel like royalty, southern style.
On beautiful and charming St. Simons Island, Georgia, there is only one luxury resort. The King and Prince Hotel, located directly on the beach at 201 Arnold Road, has been in operation since 1935.
The property is a stunning and elaborate tradition on the island, with all sorts of accommodations, packages, breathtaking views, and fine dining. The King and Prince also offer massages, a memorable golf experience, and close proximity to the St. Simon’s Village and Lighthouse.
History of the King and Prince Hotel on St. Simon’s Island, Georgia
The King and Prince Hotel began as a seaside dinner club in 1935. With six years, the place and its location on the pristine beach of St. Simon’s warranted a hotel on the premises, and in 1941, the main historical hotel building was opened.
During World War II, the hotel served as a naval coast watching and training facility for the United States Military. Following the end of the war, it re-opened as a resort again in 1947. In 1972, there was an extensive renovation. In 1996, the hotel was placed on the Historic Hotels of America list.
Then, in 2003, the main historic building — the nucleus of the King and Prince — went through an extensive restoration. This added 57 new guest rooms. For over 75 years, the King and Prince have offered superior service on a beautiful landscape and has also offered up unrivaled Southern hospitality.
Luxury Accommodations Await on Georgia’s Favorite Golden Isle
There are accommodations to please every taste and budget. There are oceanfront rooms, partial oceanfront rooms, villas, and guest houses on the property. One of the most popular lodging options are the eight cabana rooms that open up directly onto the beach and have private patios and parlors overlooking the ocean.
Overall, there are 198 guest rooms and several specialty suites. The private guest beach houses offer a true beach paradise. Each one is different. A few are the Wesley House, the Tabby House, the Hampton House and the Wynn Cottage. There is also a private townhouse called the Limeburn Town Home located on the golf course.
Fine Dining in the Delegal Dining Room of the King and Prince Hotel
The King and Prince offers the only oceanfront dining on the island of St. Simons, Georgia. The hotel offers a variety of dining venues. Some include the King’s Tavern, The Paradise Beach Bar and Grill, The Atrium Café, and the regal and historic Delegal Dining Room.
The food is always divine and special at the King and Prince, but there are two days during the week that the dining is not to be missed while vacationing on St. Simons Island. On Friday nights, the King and Prince feature a Seafood Buffet that hosts the best seafood on the island. On Sundays, both locals and vacationers can be found at the Southern Charm Sunday Brunch. Not only will you find the traditional breakfast fare, but items such as Low Country Shrimp and Grits and Barbequed Baby Back Ribs are only two of the items that can be enjoyed.
The Royal Packages at St. Simons Island
The King and Prince have several packages available, including the Beach Bed and Breakfast package that is a two-day, one-night getaway and the prices begin at around $180 per night. The Royal Treatment package includes a massage at the Royal Treatment Cottage and begins at around $325 per night.
There are also golfing packages, including the Royal Golf Package that begins around $275 per night. These packages can be tailored by calling the King and Prince Hotel directly at 800-342-0212 or 912-638-3631.
Golfing Amidst Ancient Live Oaks at the King and Prince in St. Simons
The King and Prince Golf Course is an eighteen-hole, par 72 courses. It winds around massive live oaks, salt marshes, and across lakes and lagoons. The greens are planted with mini-verde, ultra-dwarf Bermuda grass. Golfing at King and Prince also includes a 6500 square foot putting green and a 3000 square foot chipping green, which also features the same Bermuda grass. There is a clubhouse featuring locker rooms, a pro shop, and dining options.
The King and Prince is truly one of those hotels that remains one of the treats of a lifetime.
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Rd, St Simons, GA 31522
Phone: (912) 638-3631