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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was amazing and I recommend and will definitely return. Every family gets a nanny and ours was great!! Her name was Evelyn and when we return we will ask for her. The food is great and there are a variety of options including buffet, an adult only french restaurant and a place by the bar selling jerk chicken,... More 

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

Hello Roberta, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are elated to hear that you had an amazing vacation and that your nanny was a great match for your family. We appreciate your kind comments about the amenities and the staff. It was our pleasure hosting you and we look forward to seeing you and your family again... More 

Austin, Texas
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52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First visit to Jamaica, choose for kid-friendly facility and it was. Inclusive so we ate and drank too much, because it was all good, can not go hungry here at all, very friendly and personal staff, keeping the kids entertained into the late evening, plenty of activities for them, making it very relaxing for us. Hurricane Otto was the only... More 

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

Thank you Frank for your wonderful review of our property. We look forward to hosting your family again. Also, let us know how your escoveitched fish turn out when you prepare it. More 

Kingston, Jamaica
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8 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have kids and have to take them with you on your vacation, but still want to get away, this is the place to go. Nannies are remarkable. Hand you kids to them, then go enjoy yourself thoroughly, without worry, kids will have more fun than you. I have sent many families here, all have been overjoyed.

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We look forward to hosting your family again on another great family vacation. More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

7 words: You. Get. A. Nanny. With. Your. Room. If you have kids, it is the ONLY way to vacation. Amazing staff, Delicious food, Beautiful locale. Owned and run by Jamaicans. It's as authentic as it gets.

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

Thank you Molly for such a gracious review. We look forward to hosting your family again soon. More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We travelled in May 2016 with a 2 year old and 4 month old, and it was an absolutely amazing vacation! The resort feels like a traditional Jamaican property, with lots of charm and an incredibly friendly staff, all of whom knew our names by the end of our stay. In May, the resort was close to empty which was... More 

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

Thank you Lara for your kind review of our property. We look forward to hosting your family on your next wonderful vacation. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This resort is beautiful and all inclusive you almost don't have to leave unless you want to go on a tour. Does have a kids program that lets the adults go and relax, while the kids are involved in activities.

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Hempstead, New York
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Our family vacation began with a warm greeting at the entrance gate of the FDR accompanied by competent verification of our reservations to ensure that we were legitimate patrons to the resort. There was no surprise there after that all the members of staff were as courteous and as pleasant as our first interaction at the front gate ,simply put... More 

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

Mr. & Mrs. Powell thank you for your gracious review of our property. We are thankful that were able to give you the perfect vacation. We look forward to hosting your family and friends soon. More 

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We recently spent 6 days at FDR. We were celebrating my husband's upcoming 70th birthday and wanted to go to a special place with our kids and grandkids. After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, I decided to take a chance as I thought the nanny service sounded great for our grandkids ages 18 months, 3, 8 and 10. Well,... More 

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2 Thank pdmo
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place everything under one roof..feels like home..staffs r friendly and very helpful..the nannies r just fantastic..the food on point..what makes fdr more interesting is,its all inclusive so just imagine or better just visit u will have that peace and tranquility. .i can tell u wont regret..

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great service, a wonderful family oasis. Our nanny was amazing with her taking great care of the kids who loved her. Food was great. So many choices even for one of us being vegetarian. We had fun in a safe, happy and friendly place. Could use an update (a little dated, needs a coat of paint) but otherwise excellent.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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. One upfront price includes accommodations are in large 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suites with iPOD Docking Stations and DVD Players, Continental, Italian and Jamaican cuisine from a choice of 4 restaurants, top shelf bar, kayaking, snorkelling, tennis, 3 pools, 100' waterslide, separate kids, pre-teens 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: $447 - $1,138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Franklyn D Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Franklyn d Resort And Spa
Franklyn d Hotel Runaway Bay
Franklyn d Resort All Inclusive
Franklyn D Resort & Spa Jamaica/Runaway Bay, Caribbean
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Runaway Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Runaway Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Runaway Bay
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