Best Hotels on Tybee Island

Hotels on Tybee IslandThe hotels on Tybee Island are a little different than what most people consider a traditional hotel. Tybee Island is a laid back beach community that is a great vacation spot. You won’t find any 30 story high-rises with valet parking on the island. Instead, you’ll find beach type one to four story accommodations such smaller hotels, motels, inns and condos referred to as hotels on Tybee.

However that doesn’t mean you won’t find luxury and modern conveniences on this island oasis.  We have compiled a list of the 5 Best Hotels on Tybee Island based on hundreds of visitor reviews. Each hotel was given a rating of 1 through 5 based on several factors.

Rating factors included:

  •  Price
  • Cleanliness
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Amenities
  • Number of Visitor Reviews

If your looking for information on all hotels on Tybee Island including links to the hotels website, visit our hotel comparison Tybee Island Hotels.

Top 5 Hotels on Tybee Island


Hotels on Tybee Island Dunes Inn and Suites Tybee Island

Dunes Inn and Suites
1409 Butler Ave.

#1 Dunes Inn & Suites  –  Rated 3.5               (912) 786-4591

Dunes Inn is located on the south end of the island approximately 100 yards from the beach. They provide comfortable accommodations at an affordable price. Dunes Inn & Suites offers 54 rooms,  33 in the main building, and an additional 21 in the Dunes Annex. Amenities include: Continental Breakfast, Nonsmoking Rooms Available,  Oversized Outdoor Pool, Balconies Available, Children Under 12 Free with Adults, RV or Truck Parking, Microwave & Refrigerator Available, Pet Friendly!


Positive Comments: Clean Rooms & Pool, Close to Shops and Restaurants, Pet Friendly, Reasonable Rates, Friendly & Helpful Staff.

Negative Comments: Unfriendly Staff, Dirty Rooms, Poor Value.


Hotels on Tybee IslandBeachSide Colony Tybee Island

Beachside Colony
404 Butler Ave

#2 BeachSide Colony – Rated 3.5                 (912) 786-4535

Beachside Colony is comprised of 8 separate condo complexes situated mid island. The rating is based on the average of all building in the complex. The complex itself is located directly on the Atlantic and is the premier oceanfront resort on Tybee. There are 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos available and many of the units have views of the ocean. Since each unit in the complex is individually owned, the price, amenities and cleanliness can vary from unit to unit. Amenities for the complex include: Elevator, Restaurant, Parking and Swimming Pools. Room amenities include: Air Conditioning, Phone, Refrigerator, Washer & Dyer, Coffee Maker, Microwave, Full Size Kitchen, Hair dryer, Iron & Ironing Board.

Positive Comments: Clean & Well Maintained , Oceanfront, On-Site Restaurant, Friendly Staff, 3 Pools (1 Heated), Good Value.

Negative Comments: Some Buildings Need Updating, Dirty Floors and Walls in Some Units, Small Pools.


Hotels on Tybee Island Howard Johnsons Tybee Island

Howard Johnson Admiral’s Inn
1501 Butler Ave.

#3 Howard Johnson’s Admiral’s Inn – Rated 3.4            (912) 786-0700

The Admiral’s Inn is a 28 time Gold Medal Award Winner. It’s located on the South end of the island, just a couple blocks away from the beach. The hotel offers 41 spacious rooms, and home office & meeting rooms. Amenities include: In-Room Jacuzzi, Non-Smoking, Handicap Accessible, Micro Fridge upon Request, 25” Remote Color TV w/HBO, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access, Voice Mail and Fax, In-Room Hair Dryers, In-Room Safes, Swimming Pool, Adjoining Rooms and Free Continental Breakfast.


Positive Comments: Clean & Well Maintained, Good Value, Friendly Staff, Good Location.

Negative Comments: Dirty & Stained Carpets, Poor Value, Needs Updating, No Elevator.


Hotels on Tybee Island Sea and Breeze Hotel Tybee Island

Sea and Breeze Hotel
16 Tybrisa St.

#4 Sea & Breeze Hotel – Rated 3.0              (912) 786-8806

The Sea and Breeze Hotel is located on the south end of Tybee and offers 45 rooms with all the essentials.  There are many gift shops, galleries, restaurants and bars within one block of the hotel. Amenities included: Free High-Speed Internet, Free Parking, Suites Available, Outdoor Pool, Wheelchair Access and Pet Friendly ( November 1st – March 1st).



Positive Comments: Clean & Comfortable, Good Value, Friendly Staff, Good Location.

Negative Comments: Only Parking for One Vehicle, Parking is Tight (Small Spaces), Poor Value, Noisy.


Hotels on Tybee Island Ocean Plaza Tybee Island

Ocean Plaza
1401 Strand Ave.

#5 Ocean Plaza Beach Resort – Rated 3.0      (912) 786-7777

Ocean Plaza has 210 hotel rooms, suites, and luxury condos located on the south end of the island. All hotel rooms and suites have private balconies, and many provide direct ocean views. The resort also has Banquet Facilities, Conference Rooms, and Meeting Rooms. Amenities include: Restaurant & Bar, Two Outdoor Swimming Pools and a Poolside Bar, Parking, Free Wireless High Speed Internet and a Mini Refrigerator is installed in every hotel room & suite.


Positive Comments: Large Clean Rooms, Good Value, Friendly Staff, Good Location, On-site Restaurant.

Negative Comments: Over Priced, Needs Updated, Public Parking Lot Between Hotel and Beach, Noisy.


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