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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really family-friendly place, amazing setting, and just enough luxury, without being ostentatious. Great vacation . . . makes you never want to leave. The nature was amazing. We saw dolphins right off the coast, and the shelling was fabulous as always!

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear karlacD9174JK, Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed a great vacation with us and were even treated to spotting dolphins from our beach! We look forward to seeing you again soon on the sandy shores of Sanibel! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took a ladies weekend without the kids and choose Sanibel as our destination. Met Sherly at the front desk she gave us an early check-in we explained our little getaway and she also upgraded us to a 2 bedroom suite....we were estatic to say the least. Customer Service was amazing everyone was very detail oriented. Glenn in the dining room... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Patricia I, Thank you so much for the five star review and for recognizing our team's amazing service! We are thrilled to hear Sherly, Glenn, and Sammy along with the rest of the team took such amazing care of you during you stay! We can't wait to see you all again for another great ladies weekend! Phillip Starling General... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel very clean and good place to rest. We stayed 4 days just to be able to do nothing during a few days. Excellent location. very good breakfast. The pool was too cold for us and the impacted the use of the whirlpool as everybody wanted to use it.excellent stop on our way to key west and despite an old... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jean-luc B, Thank you for reviewing your recent visit with us! We are so glad you enjoyed a relaxing stay on your way to Key West! We do apologize for the pool temperature, we are looking into this further to be sure this drop in temperature doesn't happen again. We hope to see you again soon! Phillip Starling General... More 

Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very reasonable beach accommodation. Here are a few points: 1) all the beach activities are centered near at the main building (reception), so you need to walk back and forth if your building is somewhat away. 2) You can see beautiful sunrises, but to see sunsets you have to make 30-40 min walks. 3) the gulf is... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear leonidt342, Thank you for reviewing your beach escape! We are glad you enjoyed the beautiful sunrise views right from our beach! We sincerely apologize for the service issue you encountered with our team, this is certainly unacceptable and will be promptly addressed. We do hope to see you again soon for your next Sanibel escape! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing island. Worth visiting. Resort is in fantastic condition and the staff is wonderful. Room needed slight repairs and the lack of lasting hot water (8-10 minutes of use of shower or kitchen drained it for an hour). Would recommend for a quiet weekend away, but would be logistically difficult for a family.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mattagru, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Sanibel! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed our fantastic Resort and that our team was so wonderful, we agree! We do apologize about the hot water issue and will be sure this is looked into promptly as this is not common. Thank you for... More 

Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really loved this property. The room was a great size and clean. We loved walking around the grounds. The breakfast was excellent. The only thing I was disappointed about was the room did not have a balcony.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Geriann F, Thank you for the five star review! We are so glad you loved our property and the spacious room! Our Island Suites are the only rooms that do not offer screened in lanais, be sure to book a different room type on your next visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Franklin, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thought overall the view and staff were great! our unit was about 20 years old and needed lots of repairs and TLC. I did report the problems the first day but it took them 2 days to show up. It was pretty clean but the luggage tags from previous renters were still on the floor, so hope it was... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kim S, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are happy to hear our team was great, but sincerely apologize for the issues you encountered. Our Director of Services, Julio Morales, will be contacting you shortly regarding your visit. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Napa, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed all activities on the premises. The weather helped. 💖Perfect south Florida fall weather. We were comfortable on the beds. Having a kitchen was a huge plus for us with a family. Keep it up!!!.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear susanmS4726PI, Thank you so much for the five star review! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed all of the activities we offer and were so comfortable in our spacious units! We hope to see you again soon. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Hartford, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Noisy room with ceramic floors and running children up above. Request the top floor for quietness. Lack of any type of towels over Thanksgiving weekend was very disappointing. With ceramic floors, they could at least leave the shower mats to prevent a fall.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear O5643IBjohnl, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Our Director of Services, Julio Morales, will be contacting you shortly to further discuss your stay. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 5 days at the resort over Thanksgiving. In all, our stay was very nice, the resort is very family friendly and we enjoyed the included bikes and kayaks frequently. The food was excellent and the accommodations comfortable with excellent views. One thing marred our stay, the pool temperature. I mentioned it the first day we were there at... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sanibel Island's most luxurious resort has completed a multi-million dollar renovation. Voted "BEST FULL SERVICE RESORT ON THE ISLANDS" and "BEST STAYCATION IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA" for four years in a row, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa is the centerpiece of this unique barrier island off the southwest coast of Florida. Sanibel is two-thirds nature preserve providing visitors with an experience of Florida the way it used to be. Sanibel Island is a natural playground where you can feel the white sand between your toes, take a refreshing swim in the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico or one of Sundial's pools and bike the miles of paved paths around the island. The Resort offers a wide array of activities and amenities for all ages including swimming in 5 heated pools, HydroGrid tennis courts, cabanas, kayaks, paddle boards, bike tours, golf, organized activities, a marketplace, spa and sea school. One,two and three bedroom residences feature options for views with the conveniences of home in a tranquil, tropical setting. These Residences offer a full kitchen with housewares, living/dining area, full baths and ample space that is ideal for couples or larger families. Best of all, Sanibel's world-renowned, pristine shell-dotted beaches are just steps away. Voted Best Waterfront Dining in Southwest Florida, the resort's award winning restaurants offer indoor and outdoor dining options and delicious menu selections. Look forward to an authentic experience as your dinner is artfully prepared right before your eyes at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, the area's only Japanese steakhouse. Sea Breeze Cafe offers casual dining and local, fresh ingredients with a true Sanibel Island tropical flair over looking the Gulf of Mexico. Sundial's tiki-style poolside eatery, Turtle's Pool & Beach Bar, serves up delicious signature drinks at the bar and family-friendly patio. Slice of Paradice provides the perfect poolside venue for tasty treats such as pizza, ice-cream, hotdogs and salads- perfect for beach-goers and sunset strollers. A daily resort fee includes the use of beach umbrellas and chairs, beach towels, kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, beach volleyball, fitness center, wifi, organized activities and tennis court access. In addition to being voted Best Full Service Resort and Best Staycation, the resort has been regionally recognized for Best Event Facilities, Best Chef, Best Server, Best Happy Hour, Best New Restaurant, Best Sushi, Best Tiki Bar, Best Waterfront Dining and Best Tennis on the Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: RM965 - RM2,254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sundial Beach Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Sundial Beach And Golf Resort
Sundial Beach & Golf Hotel Sanibel Island
Sundial Beach Hotel
Sundial Beach Resort
Sundial Beach Sanibel Island
Sundial Sanibel Island
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Bike riding and breakfast packages available.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciai171, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For a quieter pool experience, go to one of the side pools that tend to be less populated.”
 of 5 bubbles matts_13, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Costal view was worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles TimLoriK, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for beachfront not gulf view”
 of 5 bubbles 761catherineb, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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