About The Resort | Jekyll Island Club Resort

Awards & Accolades

We’re honored to have received many notable awards. See what sets us apart.

Conde Nast Traveler

  • Readers’ Choice Awards, Top 20 Resorts of the South – 2018
  • Readers’ Choice Awards, Top 20 Resorts of the South – 2017
  • Readers’ Choice Awards, Best Resorts of the South – 2014
  • Readers’ Choice Awards, Top 20 Resorts in the South – 2013
  • Readers’ Choice Awards, Top 121 Golf Resorts in the World – 2012

U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Hotels in Georgia, #14 Jekyll Island Club Resort – 2021
  • Best Hotels in Georgia, #29 Jekyll Ocean Club – 2021
  • Best Resorts in Georgia, #4 Jekyll Island Club Resort – 2021
  • Best Resorts in Georgia, #8 Jekyll Ocean Club – 2021
  • Hotel Rankings on Jekyll Island, #1 Jekyll Ocean Club – 2020 
  • Hotel Rankings on Jekyll Island, #3 Jekyll Island Club – 2020 
  • Hotel Rankings in Georgia, #29 Jekyll Ocean Club – 2020 
  • Hotel Rankings in Georgia, #59 Jekyll Island Club – 2020 
  • Best Places to Visit in Georgia, #2 Golden Isles – 2019

AAA Diamond Designations

  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2021
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Grand Dining Room – 2021
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2020
  • AAA Inspector’s Best, Best of Housekeeping, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2020
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Grand Dining Room – 2020
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2019
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Grand Dining Room – 2019
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2018
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Grand Dining Room – 2018
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2017
  • AAA Four Diamond Award, Grand Dining Room – 2017

Travel + Leisure

  • World’s Best Awards, #1 World’s Best Island’s in the Continental U.S. – 2020
  • World’s Best Awards, Top 15 Resort Hotel in the South – 2020
  • World’s Best Awards, Top 10 Islands in the Continental U.S. – 2019

TripAdvisor

  • Certificate of Excellence, Jekyll Island Club Resort (2011 – 2021)
  • Certificate of Excellence, Jekyll Ocean Club (2019 – 2021)
  • Travelers’ Choice Award, The Pantry – 2021
  • Travelers’ Choice Award, The Wharf – 2021
  • Travelers’ Choice Award, Eighty Ocean Kitchen and Bar – 2021
  • Travelers’ Choice Award, Jekyll Island Club – 2020
  • Travelers’ Choice Award, Jekyll Ocean Club – 2020

Southern Living

  • Best of the South, #2 Historic Hotel on The South’s Best Historic Hotels – 2020
  • Best of the South, Best Islands – 2017

Convention South

  • Readers’ Choice, Honorable Mention – Jekyll Island Club Resort – 2020 

Historic Hotels of America

  • Awards of Excellence, Best Social Media for a Historic Hotel – 2020
  • Best Practices in Historic Marketing, Website Imagery Award – 2013
  • Awards of Excellence, Historic Preservation of An America Treasure Award – 2011
  • Awards of Excellence, Hotelier of the Year – Patty Henning – 2011
  • Best Practices in Historic Marketing, Sales Practice Award – 2011
  • Best Practices in Historic Marketing, Website Imagery Award – 2011
  • Best Practices in Historic Marketing, Memorabilia/Displays Award – 2011
  • Best Practices in Historic Marketing, Perfect Score Award – 2010

Wedding Wire

  • Couples’ Selected: Top Ranked Wedding Vendors – 2016
  • Couples’ Choice Awards – 2015

Meeting Focus

  • Best of the South Award – 2015

Shrimp & Grits Festival

  • Shrimp and Grits Festival – People’s Choice Award – Jekyll Island Club – 2019