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raleigh, NC
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I chose FDR because the website stressed family, and also mentioned teen activities. The pictures didn't really represent the resort, but it has it's charm. The orientation was weird--the girl who took us around asked about when we wanted to meet our Nanny. My daughter is 16, and only on reflection did I realize that she should have said "hey,...

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

Thank you for your feedback following you recent stay with us. Your husband did not seem interested in having a nanny, so it would have been awkward to offer a nanny after he made it clear that his daughter is 16 years old. Our teen coordinator met with your family on 4 occasions to get your teenager involved in the...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We love this place. We have 4 kids, 2, 10, 11 and 13 yrs old. We all love it here. Hotel is small and we like it that way. Kids can run the place without worry. Celine, our vacation nanny, is the very best. Takes great care of our baby and keeps track of the older ones. We love the...

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful review with us! It is great to read that your family loves to vacation at FDR. Thank you for your comments on the kids' and dinner options. We are happy that you find us to be your home away from home. Thank you for your support and we looking forward...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I loved our stay at the Franklyn D! If you have small kids (under age 12) this place is worth it. The Nanny makes it feel like an actual vacation. And no, do not kid yourself that you will just bring the grandparents and you will get a break that way. The grandparents want to relax and enjoy too! Plus...

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3Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The nanny provided us a rare opportunity for us to snorkel, kayak, swim and relax at the resort which is difficult for us to do since our youngest child has a physical disability. Our daughter had lots of attention from her nanny and other kids her age. She felt special that she had a "club" to go to with lots...

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Orlando, FL
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We chose Frankly D based on 2 things, first and foremost the nanny, and second were the positive reviews. Both did not disappoint! Like other reviews, I will agree this is not a mega-resort with marble floors and brass columns, but the nanny allowed mom & dad to actually enjoy our vacation! A couple details; there is 1 pool, which...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 December 2016

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,...

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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...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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...

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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.

Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 15 November 2016 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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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.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

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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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.

Toronto, Canada
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...

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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.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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. 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: $492 - $1,072 (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
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Runaway Bay
#3 Spa Hotel in Runaway Bay
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“A room with a view of the ocean is always much better and rooms further from the pool would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles marston258, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The resort is so small I really don't think it matters where your room is.”
 of 5 bubbles Z1048FGamya, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“beach front might be worth it, but there are no bad blocks.”
 of 5 bubbles 872matti, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all good. the top floors have great views but no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 597jackiem, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
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