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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

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Columbus, Ohio
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My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights during my Spring Break (I'm a teacher.) The Shipyard Plantation grounds are absolutely gorgeous. There are lots of paths for walking/running/biking. There are several ponds with cranes and alligators. The main lobby of Sonesta is very pretty. Our room wasn't ready by 4:00 but we only had to wait a few...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night as a stopover between Savannah and Charleston based on great reviews and a great rate we found on Groupon. We were not disappointed. The resort has everything you could possibly need, including great access to the beach, swimming pools, beach towel service, and on-site dining. The front desk attendant did a great job of...

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Hilton Head
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We travel quite a bit and were extremely pleased with the appearance and amenities of this resort. The staff were all quite friendly and helpful, everyone I met appeared genuinely happy to be at work. Our room, 2 queens, was generous in size and very clean, the bed was comfortable and had several pillow types to choose from. I liked...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay here was booked last minute through a discount site, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised with the hotel, and our stay overall. It is considered a resort property, but I would say that is a stretch from what I consider a resort stay to include as there were very few "extras" available this...

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for Spring break and it was very clean and comfortable but I did feel it is geared more for business than vacation. The pool is small, the spa is there but not promoted, the most popular spot is the lobby at night where the bar is and all the conference people socialize with their tags around their neck....

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JayWiendl, General Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback and review about your experience at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. At our resort, we welcome an array of guests from families on vacation and couples taking a retreat to conferences and weddings. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that the accommodations were comfortable. We hope to welcome you back again...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent Spring break here last week. Our first visit to Hilton Head. Enjoyed every minute! Beautiful hotel, very clean, friendly staff, very helpful. Arrived late in the evening, starving, and bar area still open. They were very happy to make us four, very tasty burgers. My hungry teenagers were very happy!! We will definitely stay here again. Great pool and...

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JayWiendl, General Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your spring break experience at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. We are glad that we could provide helpful staff, excellent restaurant service and a beautiful resort with a great location. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort, and please do not hesitate to contact us...

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Place was still rebuilding after hurricane. Though this put a damper on our stay, an extremely jovial and helpful bartender helped lift our downtrodden spirits by providing lively conversation and offering many suggestions for island activities! Unfortunately we can't remember his name, only that he was short in stature, of Asian decent and had a name made famous by a...

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JayWiendl, General Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a wonderful review after your stay with us at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. We are glad to hear that our bartender was able to lift your spirits and offer great suggestions for island activities. Customer service is of the utmost importance to us and we are glad that we were able to deliver best-of-class service...

Vass, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the third time we have stayed at this hotel. It is well kept and the beds are very comfortable. All staff were very helpful with the exception of the the bartender by the pool. He did not seem to enjoy his job.

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We appreciate the feedback and review about your experience at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your room accommodations and the service of our staff. We are thrilled to continue welcoming you back to the Lowcountry. Jay Wiendl General Manager

Hilton Head
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is magical, the staff very accommodating, and the experience is unforgettable. One of Hilton Head Islands' gems! We were greeted by all as if we were close friends returning for a visit. The service is top-notch and you are made to feel as if you are the most important guest in attendance. Wonderful experience!

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Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. We are glad that we could provide helpful staff, exceptional location and your experience overall was unforgettable. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lowcountry, and please don’t hesitate to contact us when planning your stay. Jay Wiendl...

Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled up the coast and stayed here 2 nights. Hotel is in very good shape, has a beautiful beach, bike rentals on site and lots of bike trails to ride. Great location on the island. Room was clean and in very good shape also.

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Thank you for writing a wonderful review after your stay with us at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the room accommodations, beach, bike rentals and trails. We pride ourselves on having a great location and providing the perfect vacation experience for each of our guests. Thank you for joining us in the Lowcountry...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is the perfect getaway for families and couples, destination weddings, and is the place to meet for groups of all sizes. Located within Shipyard Plantation, the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is adjacent to Van Der Meer Tennis and Shipyard Golf. Our hotel is only 35 miles from Beaufort, S.C., 45 Miles from Savannah and 100 miles from historic Charleston. Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry is also home to the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament Presented by Boeing. We are one of the closest, upscale Hilton Head Resorts to island shopping and restaurants. The Sonesta Resort features 331 guest rooms and 9 luxurious suites. All rooms feature private balconies or patios, many with spectacular views of our lush tropical gardens and the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean. Hotel amenities include Arum Spa, an extensive fitness center, outdoor and shaded pool, child's water feature, 24 hour business center, Pearls Market and Just Us Kids(seasonal). Enjoy our breakfast in Heyward's Restaurant, or have lunch at our poolside bar, Sweet Cane (seasonal). Friday evenings, Heyward's features a bountiful seafood buffet (seasonal) which is a local favorite. Seacrest offers lunch options and small plates. Bayley's Lounge offers daily happy hour specials. For the ultimate vacation experience or the premiere meeting spot, the Sonesta Resort is the place to be on Hilton Head Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Address: 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4932
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Hilton Head
Price Range: RM1,086 - RM2,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island 4*
Number of rooms: 340
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Hilton Head Island Beach Hotel Hilton Head
Hilton Head Crowne Plaza
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Hilton Head
#1 Spa Hotel in Hilton Head
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hilton Head
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Hilton Head
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hilton Head
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“We were at the end of one of the "wings", so the pool and beach were just a short walk down the stairs.”
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