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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

we stayed at Sundial Resort, it was Excellent - white beaches, millions of sea shells, Has Seabreeze Resturant that has Full Breakfast included with package, chef takes omelette and large waffle orders, Debra was the best waitress, anf the view is oceanfront of course, in door and outside dinning available. Our room was spacious and an extra small bedroom that... More 

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

Dear Ken W, Thank you for the excellent review! We are thrilled thank you enjoyed everything from our beautiful shell filled beach to the made to order omelettes and waffles at breakfast! Our team truly cares about our guests experience, thank you for recognizing their courteousness. We look forward to seeing you for many more years to come! Phillip Starling... More 

Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Sundial is a great place to plan a quiet vacation and a romantic getaway. Thank you for an awesome experience! We highly recommend it to everyone. We will be back because it was affordable, the food was delicious, and the staff were friendly! The room they chose for my wife and I was perfect and would even be nice for... More 

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

Dear 92lewisr, Thank you for the five star review and for choosing the Sundial to celebrate your Honeymoon! We wish you a lifetime of happiness together! We look forward to seeing your family soon! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I booked this hotel because it was close to condos we used to stay at. Since I have a child now I booked it for the activities and amenities. When we arrived the front desk person was talking about when to take amenities, that was an issue. Our room keys kept failing. One time at night and it was late.... More 

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

Dear mbbloomm, Thank you for reviewing your stay. Our Director of Services, Julio Morales, has reached out to you. We look forward to hearing back from you to address your experience. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Carmel, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We booked this hotel for a few nights recently. The front desk people were very quick, one talking about taking her break, to explain things. Since I had not stayed here I had no idea where anything was. They put us in the furthest building imaginable and I walked and walked to the beach. There was not a lot of... More 

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

Dear marybethb744, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. We do apologize for the issues you experienced. Our Director of Services, Julio Morales, has reached out to you. We hope you are able to touch base with him soon to address your experience. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Mansfield, Tx USA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My only complaint is that as a return client I cannot request a particular unit. This years unit was ok but certainly not up to the standards of other unit we have stayed in. At this off season I was disappointed that we could not get the unit we requested. The resort was certainly not at full capacity. I'm leaning... More 

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

Dear goggie47, Thank you for taking the time to review your 5th trip to Sundial! Our guests our welcome to request units for their future stays, however we cannot guarantee this as our owners still may use their unit at that time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We do want to remind you if you would rent... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our family stayed at Sundial for a week and had a wonderful time! Resort, beach, location and weather were perfect. Kids enjoyed swimming in the pool and ocean. We enjoyed walking the beach, kayaking and riding bikes as a family. Lots of great memories!

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

Dear sarapP600HI, Thank you for the five star review! We are so glad your family had a wonderful time making great memories at our Resort! We hope to see you again soon! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Trip Advisor was right! Sundial Beach Resort & Spa was all I hoped it to be. Our two bedroom/two bath unit was beautifully decorated, thoroughly outfitted, and the screened in balcony was a great space. The grounds were lovely, and kept clean. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The oceanfront views were therapeutic and just beautiful. The close-by parking was much... More 

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

Dear SeaandSailDreamer, Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed the beautiful unit and gorgeous beachfront views! Thank you for recognizing our team for being friendly and knowledgeable, we all care greatly about our guests and always enjoy hearing positive feedback! We do apologize that the paddle boards were all taken when you tried to reserve... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great place for a family with young children. It was so wonderful to have everything right there for us: restaurants, pool, gym, beach, bikes etc! We will definitely go back to this resort in the future!

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

Dear reb680, Thank you for much for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed all of our on-site activities and amenities! We look forward to seeing you again! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Everything about this place is perfect. The room looked like a personal home, and meticulously maintained. Right on the ocean, great amenities, great pool-side bar, great breakfast. We'll definitely come back.

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

Dear Steven M, Thank you so much for the five star review! We are thrilled to hear you had a perfect stay at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Lake Mary, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We spent four days off and kids loved the pool and beach. We had the opportunity to relax in very good atmosphere. The beach area is great, almost private, and the surroundings are super nice. We will come back

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

Dear danielrL1116QY, Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed a relaxing four day family getaway with us! We can't wait to see you again soon! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $291 - $684 (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 & Spa Sanibel Island, Florida
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”
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