Great Inexpensive Jekyll Island Hotel for Families or Business Folk
First things first - we've never stayed at the Days Inn and Suites, so can't give you the definitive lowdown. I did do a walk through, however, and this is my impression.
It's one of the older hotels on Jekyll Island, but it looked clean and neat. From reading some of the guest reviews on the travel and hotel sites, it may be a bit better than the typical Days Inn.
(Editors Note: the hotel was completely renovated in 2015, after the date of this article.)
This extended stay hotel has 124 ocean side and island side rooms, and ocean side suites. The suites include a living room with a queen size sofa bed, double beds in the bedroom, and a kitchenette. Upstairs suites have large balconies. They also have King Oceanside Suites and King Oceanside Guestrooms.
All rooms have a microwave and a small refrigerator.
Prepare for your day on Jekyll Island and take breakfast at their free Deluxe Continental Breakfast Bar in Schooner's Landing. You can also check out their Snack Shack, which serves your favorite snacks as well as beer and wine.
If you like to swim, you have your choice of two pools. One is heated. There's also a kiddie pool and a hot tub. And you can rent bikes, kayaks, and beach furniture at the hotel, also.
If you swim, be prepared and bring plenty of sunscreen - they're aren't many shade trees poolside.
From the swimming pool area, you have direct access via boardwalk to the wide beaches of Jekyll Island.
The Days Inn and Suites is centrally located on the Atlantic side of island. It's conveniently located next door to the Convention Center.
One welcome amenity the hotel offers is the Rolleez All Terrain Wheelchair, for guests with physical impairments. You can check the chair out at the front desk, free of charge. It's wide, balloon tires make it perfect for accessing sandy areas.
Catering to the Business Crowd -
Business folk receive a wide range of services, including WiFi, a conference room, audio and visual equipment, copy and fax service, and a TV and VCR.
The hotel offers a range of special packages, including Golf packages and reduced rates from January through mid-March. Not all days are included, so check with the hotel before booking.
For more information on this Jekyll Island hotel, or to make reservations, call the Days Inn and Suites at (912)635-9800, or (888)635-3003, or visit their Jekyll Island hotel website.