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Franklyn D Resort & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We've literally just walked in the door from our third FDR vacation, this time for 8 days. It was a slow period for the resort, just after Spring Break but before Summer Vacation. We were one of 4 couples for most of our week and the only ones that had been before. As we fielded some questions, it led me...

Thank LsDano2
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 6 days here in June 2016 (yes, sorry this is LONG OVERDUE!) and it was THE MOST RELAXING VACATION we have ever had. My husband and I and our 3 boys (10, 7, and 2). We stayed in a 2 bedroom oceanview apartment which was SO COMFORTABLE. It was kept clean every day by our nanny. We had...

1Thank Alimone78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a single mom traveling with 4 kid's 3 and under plus 2 friends.. We arrived with very little notice from another terrible resort.. We greeted right away and all the staff stepped in to entertain the kids while checking in, promptly showed us our room and the grounds.. We finished our last 6 days here and wished we booked...

Thank Autumn T
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We travelled with 4 children, ages 5,8,9, and 11... we read lots of the reviews prior to deciding on FDR, and while we had high expectations, we were still VERY pleased and totally happy with our 10 days at this resort. The people are absolutely amazing, all of them...as everyone says, your nannies will be awesome, and ours, Alicia and...

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Trishawana, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review. We are thrilled that we were able to surpass all your expectations of our property. It brings us joy to know that you were able to enjoy quality time with your spouse and your kids alike on a one on one basis with the assistance of your nannies; able to participate in all our...

Estero, Florida
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We just returned from five delightful days at FDR, where we joined our daughter, her husband and children. This is a superb place for families with children and our grandson, who has significant special needs, did beautifully there. The resort staff are consistently warm and accommodating and the nannies took attentive care of our grandson. He was included in a...

3Thank Beachtango
Trishawana, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review of our property. We are pleased that we were able to go beyond your expectations with our beach barbecue, lively nightly performances and martini hour. We are also very happy that your grandson with special needs enjoyed all the activities and had a wonderful time with us. We thank you for your comments on...

Rochester, NY
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My husband, 2 sons (ages 5 and 2) and I stayed at FDR for a week at the beginning of April 2017. It was a great week. All of the staff at FDR were friendly and helpful, especially our nanny, Garcia. Our boys are pretty shy, but she was amazing with them. She really paid attention to what strategies worked...

Thank astra10
Trishawana, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. It is wonderful to know that your nanny Garcia was flexible with your shy boys and developed strategies that worked for them and got them involved in activities and allowed both you and your spouse to have some alone time and family time when needed; therefore, contributing to a marvelous vacation as well as...

Reviewed 31 March 2017

They say you can never go home again. That's not completely true. Going to back FDR is like going home. The staff is so welcoming, accommodating and downright awesome that you feel like you never left. Thanks again for letting us feel that way!! Courtney, Angela and Brittany

2Thank Courtney T
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted to start be saying what a great staff this place has people are very friendly helpful and always smiling. BUT. The resort is in very poor shape, everything looks old and dingy. Everything needs a paint job. There is a very foul smell present all the time. There is no central air conditioning and the one that's there...

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Trishawana D, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent stay at FDR. Our records indicate that the guests arrived at FDR as unexpected guests who arrived here from another hotel. The guest approached a Bellhop from the other hotel and asked him to make a booking for them at FDR, because they wanted to go to the Resort and wanted to...

Trinidad and Tobago
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I stayed here for a week on business so I didn't get the opportunity to enjoy all the facilities of the resort but I will say that the service from every member of staff I interacted with was exceptional! They are so attentive and give meaning to the term "No problem Mon" as nothing is a problem when serving the...

Thank Terrence J
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2017

6th trip, and as always, had an awesome stay. I won't go into great detail, you can read my previous reviews because everything said in them still held true this year. FDR is paradise. The staff are incredible and very genuinely nice. The resort is impeccable .. they are constantly grooming the gardens and refreshing paint etc. It is not...

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Trishawana, Director of Sales at Franklyn D Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We would like to thank you for your patronage throughout the years and for years to come. We appreciate your kind comments about our upgrades. We constantly upgrade our product to improve the FDR holiday for our guests. We are also happy to read that you enjoyed the sushi. Thanks again for choosing...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique all-inclusive family Resort where each family is assigned a dedicated Vacation Nanny to care for the kids from check-in to check-out. All- Inclusive package includes accommodations are in large 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suites with separate living areas,kitchenette and balcony or terrace. Continental, Italian/French/ Indian and Jamaican cuisine from a choice of 4 restaurants, top shelf bar, kayaking, snorkeling, tennis, 4 pools, 100' waterslide, separate kids, tweens and teens programs with supervised daily activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklyn D Resort & Spa

Address: Main Street, Runaway Bay 99999, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Runaway Bay
Price Range: $472 - $964 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Franklyn D Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Franklyn d Hotel Runaway Bay
Franklyn d Resort And Spa
Franklyn d Resort All Inclusive
Franklyn D Resort & Spa Jamaica/Runaway Bay, Caribbean
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Runaway Bay
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We liked our second-floor room (#122) in block 2. Balcony had a nice view with a great breeze and shade in the afternoons.”
  • View from room 122 and tables set for beach barbecue
Beachtango, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 14 and really liked it. It was not oceanfront, but was quiet, spacious and clean.”
astra10, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A room with a view of the ocean is always much better and rooms further from the pool would be quieter.”
214terrencej, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem close to everything. Room 12 was quiet, even when entertainment was going on. It's a Jr. 2 Bedroom suite on the first floor.”
marston258, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The resort is so small I really don't think it matters where your room is.”
Z1048FGamya, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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