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Sanderling Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We planned a quick, last minute trip to the Sanderling Resort after receiving recommendations from several friends. The resort and the town the resort is located in are beautiful. Our room was spacious and clean, and the service was impeccable.

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate those friends that recommended us for your quick getaway and thank you for using TripAdvisor to recommend us as a great option in the Outer Banks. We hope to see you again soon.

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We decided to explore a little bit of North Carolina during the shoulder season. It had to be no more than six hours and had to have water. We definitely landed right side up. Service was wonderful, the beach beautiful and the room spacious. Our room overlooked the parking lot but with a beautiful view of the Sound . Will...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for trying a new location and selecting Sanderling Resort. Shoulder season is a great time to visit and the sunsets in Fall with the crispier air are just amazing. We hope there will be a return trip to continue to explore the area in the future.

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 October 2014

We stayed here for our anniversary last weekend. It was our second visit. They seem to have upgraded the property. We had an ocean view suite, which was very comfortable. We made the error of leaving an unscreened window open for some fresh air while we went out for dinner. There were a few lights on. We returned to many...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! We are glad you returned and got to experience the renovations (and sorry about the midges). Thank you for sharing with others about Duck, our restaurants and the Resort. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Crystal Beach, Texas
Reviewed 10 October 2014

The property is beautiful and has the perfect coastal feel. I have never experienced staff as lovely and as devoted to making my stay incredible. Smores by the fire pits at night and yoga on the sand dunes in the morning was icing on the cake. Thank you Sanderling Resort!

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your stay with others and recommending us. We appreciate the kind words regarding our staff and will be sure to share this with them. We do hope your travels will bring you back to the Outer Banks and Sanderling Resort.

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 10 October 2014

How we long for the Sanderling of yore when the floors sparkled, rooms had wine glasses, & there was no mold on bathroom tiles. Sanderling is a lovely place, but it is no longer the stellar place it once was. Iris now just another corporate venue-charge as much as possible, deliver minimally & advertise substantially. This is a pleasant resort,...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review each visit. We strive to continue to improve our services and offerings and appreciate the feedback from our guests in order to do this.

Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Absolutely loved this resort! Spent 4 nights here between Christmas and New Year's in 2013 on a spa getaway. The spa is fabulous! Hot stone massage and Vichy shower is very relaxing and rejuvenating. The property was renovated in 2013 and is beautiful. The rooms are really nice and the staff is very friendly and helpful, almost feels like home....

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Hope this winter includes a return trip to the Sanderling and the spa. Thank you for taking the time to review us and letting others know what a great time of year it is to visit (especially for the pampering of the spa)

Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We had our wedding at The Sanderling and stayed there for a couple of nights and it was great. The staff was very nice, the room was comfortable, and the beach was beautiful. They really did a great job with the wedding as well. The food was spectacular! If you are going to be in Duck I would recommend staying...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Congratulations! We hope you will return for your first anniversary! Thank you very much for allowing us to be apart of the celebration.

Middleburg, Virginia
Reviewed 6 October 2014

This will be our second visit this year. What a amazing place to stay. It should be on your "bucket list". The staff are so nice and take care of all your needs. Ashley makes the stay delightful. She makes sure that you are being taken care of. Jeffery who works at night also is quite helpful. We LOVED our...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for not just one but two stays this year and recommending us to others. We look forward to personally welcoming you next visit as well.

Mansfield, Ohio
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Sanderling for 5 nights at the very end of September / beginning of October for our honeymoon. We stayed in the South building. The room was very big. Loved the his/her robes, the jacuzzi tub, wifi, and the mini fridge. Also the supplied coffee in the lobby every morning was unlimited, good and...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Congratulations! Thank you for selecting to spend your honeymoon with us. We are glad you were able to enjoy all the amenities and some great weather during your visit. We hope you will return often to celebrate.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 5 October 2014

The Sanderling was near perfect in every way. The facilities are top notch and meticulously maintained, the rooms are very comfortable and clean, and the entire staff is extremely friendly. The location with the ocean and a great beach on one side and the bay on the other is perfect. As a kayaker, I was able to enjoy the best...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for such a thoughful and thorough review. Love that you got to explore the Sound and Ocean via kayak right from here! We hope you will return soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Sanderling Resort, casually elegant first-class amenities blend seamlessly with the spectacular landscape to foster connection and renewal. Offering magnificent views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, our guests have the same unique opportunity to admire both a sunrise and sunset - both over water. The Resort's guestrooms with their oversized bathrooms and generous decks, are a perfect complement to the quality of the natural setting, while our acclaimed spa and pools provide both unparalleled serenity at the tranquility pool, or a boisterous family environment at the Resort pool. The Resort's renowned restaurants offer the finest dining on the Outer Banks, with perfectly prepared and presented fresh coastal cuisine and a choice of venues to match the time of day, the season and your mood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanderling Resort

Address: 1461 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949-4635
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Duck
Price Range: RM1,332 - RM2,448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanderling Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Sanderling Resort Duck
The Sanderling
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“Higher floors have an ocean view”
janegood44, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Second or third floor oceanfront rooms are desirable because you can hear the waves and enjoy the view.”
KathieY_13, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“If you're a couple stick to a room with a King size bed”
Plbtab, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms by the adult pool or the main building are better for families. Rooms on the ocean side have a better view.”
COxenford, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the beach house during the off season, it's maintained better.”
525naw, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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