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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very attractive "resort style" Hotel with a Methodist religious theme. Full service kitchen that offers breakfast and dinner. The Hotel is centrally located to many of the attractions in Jekyll Island, St Simsons and Brunswick, Ga. I will definitely come back again.

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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I had the opportunity to stay at Epworth for a week of training with the ministry that I am associated with. It was a wonderful experience. The grounds were immaculate. The food was fantastic. The staff was extremely helpful. We were greeted with beautiful morning colors reflecting off the river and treated to awesome sunsets in the...

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Joel W, General Manager at Epworth By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Epworth is a very special place and we are glad you visited with us and hope to see you again soon.

Lake City, Florida
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting on Frederica River. The sunset last night was spectacular!! The carillon was playing "How Great Thou Art" In the background. Dolphin were swimming in the river. What a wonderful experience. Accommodations are a range of prices. Low end are quit old, but clean and well maintained. Meals are cafeteria style in a beautiful big dining room with huge...

Thank kathleens316
Dallas, Georgia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Once again, we took our church group to Epworth by the Sea for a Retreat and once again we were delighted with our stay. Epworth is a great venue on the river side of the island for retreats, conferences and personal get-aways. We typically stay in the Robertson Inn where every room has a river view. You always feel the...

Thank mark c
Cedartown, Georgia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was here to attend a conference. My motel seemed to be one of the older ones on the property, but it was clean and comfortable. The only complaint that I had was a slight musty odor, but I sprayed a little lysol and all was fine. The grounds were absolutely breathtaking. The storm was coming in from the south,...

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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My kids were just here for FCA camp from July 4-8. Amazing. I have one child afraid of overnights...and she loved it so much, I hardly heard from her. I highly recommend this camp. I sent 7 kids, ages 11-16, and they all came back changed for the better, and excited to return next year. They also made friends that...

Thank Holly K
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Our family stayed at Epworth for a few days taking part in a large family camp. The grounds and sites are absolutely gorgeous! There are several hotels/lodges throughout the campus but we stayed in Robertson, which has views of the water. The hotels/lodges are not new, they are dated you can tell, but are taken care of. The room was...

Thank curiousmomoftwo
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Idea for individuals, conferences, retreats, family reunions. There are multiple types of options. Our small group on a church retreat found this idea for a 3 day stay. It is very clean, friendly with a view of the Frederica River. You can walk, rent bikes, enjoy the awesome southern setting. We stayed in the Robertson Inn. A free coffee machine...

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Joel W, CEO at Epworth By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review. We hope that all was well and that you and your church plan to visit with us again.

Soperton, Georgia
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Obviously an older hotel but it has been extremely well kept. Absolutely no issues with that area. Rated only 4 star due to mattress and pillows. Pillows literally feel like the $2.00 ones from Walmart and I feel like I might roll off the mattress tonight. This place is not beachfront, it is riverfront. If you're looking for waves, you're...

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South Carolina
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Epworth by the Sea is not your typical place to stay. There are several different types of accomodations--some like contemporary hotels, and some like old-fashioned motor lodges. You can't beat the price for beach accommodations. I like the motor lodge type rooms, but be sure and ask about the size. Some are like your typical double motel rooms, but others...

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Epworth is known for its natural scenic surroundings, complete retreat accommodations, state-of-the-art facilities and wide range of food service options. Among America's most popular Christian retreat and conference centers, Epworth is one of the most beautiful and graceful vacation spots in the magnificent Golden Isles. Whether you are planning a small meeting, large conference, retreat, training session, family vacation or reunion, or just an individual getaway, you can count on our friendly, experienced staff to handle all the details with style. We have housing facilities accommodating up to 900 persons. ... more   less 

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Address: 100 Arthur J Moore Dr, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2201
Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Saint Simons Island
Price Range: $206 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Epworth By The Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 240
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“Robertson Inn, fourth floor had delightful views of the river.”
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“Both the Robertson Inn and the Turner Lodge are the newest rooms on campus and they also all have river views”
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“The only views are in the new higher priced lodges that are far away from the dining hall.”
Tessmarica, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the condo was so nice”
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“Stay in Turner Lodge for the best experience. Pitts or Booth if walking is an issue.”
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