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4.7 out of 5

"This place is an oasis if you are traveling with little ones (my boys are 23 months and almost 4). The airport experience was a bit of a nightmare (f ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 01 Apr 2015

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Hotel Description

4-star beachfront property near Green Grotto Caves

Beachfront retreat

Your stay at this Runaway Bay property places you within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Hall Beach and Flavours Beach. Green Grotto Caves and Runaway Bay Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

All-inclusive

This all-inclusive property features a full-service spa, a nightclub, and 4 restaurants. Bring the family and enjoy the free kid's club, mini golf, and children's pool. Enjoy the 4 outdoor pools and perks like free self parking and a free airport shuttle.

Free WiFi, kitchens

The 78 guestrooms feature well-equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves, as well as TVs with satellite channels. Free WiFi, balconies, and dining areas are also available.

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden/Pool View with Nanny Service

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
C$498* Per night/room 27 Dec. - 28 Dec.

Junior Suite, Garden/Pool View with Nanny Service

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Garden/Pool View with Nanny Service

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Junior Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Garden View (with Nanny Service)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Junior Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Beach View (with Nanny Service)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive

Everyone (1) Family (2)
5 out of 5

We'll go back!

Pros: Family friendly, relaxed
Cons: Decor!
This place is an oasis if you are traveling with little ones (my boys are 23 months and almost 4). The airport experience was a bit of a nightmare (filling out four excessively long and complicated customs forms is ridiculous-- bring a black or blue pen and be prepared to fill out EVERYTHING!!) and we waited in line for almost 2 hours-- did I mention that I have a toddler and a preschooler? Once we finally got on the private shuttle, things improved immensely. Lorenzo, our driver, was great with our two boys and the air-conditioned, quiet ride (my husband and I grabbed beers-to-go at the outside airport bar) was awesome after the travel chaos. As others have also mentioned, the arrival experience was wonderful. Fruit juice or rum punch and a kind receptionist were waiting. The rooms were clean and the layout with two upstairs bedrooms and a small family area/kitchen downstairs was perfect for us. The decor was dated and some of our doors didn't shut, but, you know what? We didn't really care. We wedged our flip flops under our sons' door when they slept (and they slept!! exhausted after all day fun play in the pool and at the playground). Our nanny, Evelyn, was fantastic. Calm, professional and serene, she arrived every day at 9 by meeting us at breakfast and then helped us get our boys into bathing suits and sunscreen. We had just the right amount of time to ourselves and plenty of playtime with the boys. It was a great experience.

Posted by , from Wilmington, NC on 1 Apr. 2015

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5 out of 5

Nice Family Vacation!

Pros: The Nanny!
Would highly recommend this resort for families with children. The staff is awesome. The food was very good and always available. The rooms and grounds where always clean. But the best part was our nanny, Yolando. She took great care of our 15 mo and 3 year old sons. She was always available to stay late, to put the kids to sleep. We will be returning soon.

Posted by , from boca raton, fl on 23 Mar. 2015

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About the Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive

Location 201 Runaway Bay, Runaway Bay, Saint Ann 99999

All-inclusive Details

  • Sailing included
  • Taxes included
  • Snorkeling excursions included
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Airport transfers included (roundtrip)
  • Gratuities included
  • Minibar beverages - restrictions apply
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Tennis included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services not included
  • Food and beverage restrictions apply
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • All available beverages included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • Surcharge for bottled wine
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Snorkeling included

Property Features

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive is an all-inclusive property. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive offers its guests a full-service spa, 4 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a waterslide. There are 4 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this property measures 16146 square feet (1500 square meters). A children's pool, a nightclub, and a spa tub are also featured at the family-friendly Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Runaway Bay property.

  • 78 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 8 buildings
  • 4 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 16146 sq ft of conference space
  • 1500 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1990
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Children's club (free)
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Montego Bay (MBJ-Sir Donald Sangster Intl.) (71 km / 44.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive offers 78 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include day beds. Accommodations at this 4-star property have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Runaway Bay property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Day bed
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Honeycomb Shore - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Pier - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Overproof - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Sea Cotton Tree Grill - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Kidz Buffet - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property offers airport shuttle service from Sangster International Airport (MBJ) only. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Number of children who can stay free - 3

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Franklyn D. Resort All Inclusive
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  • Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive All-inclusive property

You should know

  • Franklyn D. Resort & Spa All Inclusive offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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