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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

3.0 of 5 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a condo at the Sundial Resort for ten days. The resort grounds were well maintained and staff were friendly and accommodating. When we first arrived they were just finishing up some remodeling of the downstairs facilities - but these had opened before the end of our trip. At a desk just beyond the pool they have towels,... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sundial has changed ownership. The remodeling has been going on for three years now. This year, there was no nearby towel concession for the pool, nor any restroom facilities unless you went through the lobby (although they opened one up the day we left). The hot tub was taped off for several days. The restaurant is still trying to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 is 2 of the dinners we ordered were under cooked. I would recommend a car to explore the island. My wife and i spent our time on the beach collecting sea shells. Unbelievable the variety and quantity of shells

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Charleston, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice facility in a great location. Excellent staff. Rooms were very clean and updated. New workout center was fantastic. Also had new pizza and ice cream shop. Easy to ride bikes anywhere you need to go from the resort. Overall a great stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just left after 3 days. The staff at the front desk were so helpful and friendly and the condo was updated and perfect. Only issue was no WIFI, it worked but not strong enough to get any access. Great vacation though and would definitely recommend with children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was just perfect for our family. Our kids are 6 & 7 and it could not have been a better choice. Everything was easy and convenient. The food was surprisingly good. Staff was nice. All around - just the perfect choice for a truly relaxing and fun vacation.

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Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really nice time at he Sundial. If you love resort preplanned activities I think they have a ton of those. We don't, and our building ( G ) was a great location for us. We could walk over to the main area easily to check things out but we were set off to the side a bit,... More 

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Julio M, Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear BMcH2014: Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. Isn't it great to find sand dollars right by your feet?? One of the many little perks we get here in paradise. So glad to see that you and your family had a great time. Thank you again for your review and I hope to see you... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to the Sundial since it opened 25 years ago at least. It has an exceptional location and quite a bit going for it and always has, but there was a down turn about 10 years ago under the control of ownership. At that time it was not maintained and cared for as it should have been.... More 

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Julio M, Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LuckySurferGirl: Wow! What a great review. I am always glad to hear from those that have been coming here for years and get to understand where we are vs. where we have been. I am so happy to report that just yesterday we officially opened the entire area by the pool. We now have a state of the art... More 

Palos Hills, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a condo here in this huge complex and could not have been happier. The buildings are right on the water and you can shell within minutes. Views were breath taking and the unit was clean, tidy and just great. Note that the complex has many, many units and individual owners. If you are a sheller than this is... More 

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Julio M, Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ruthann K: Thank you for your kind words. I know the shelling here is AMAZING! So many different types of shells and I am always surprised as to how many are just intact! Thank you again for taking the time to write your review and I hope to see you back soon! Best Regards, Julio Morales Director of Services More 

Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my family to Sanibel Island the last week of Dec 2014. The resort is fairly large yet we did not feel we were in a crowded place when using the pool, beach or water sports (included in the resort fees). The staff was EXTREMELY helpful. The restaurants had excellent food with minimal to no waiting times. My 7... More 

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Julio M, Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

TastebudOH: So glad to see that you enjoyed the resort with your family. It is fun to bike the island. Before you know it you have gone over 5 miles but didn't even noticed it. Thank you for mentioning that staff. We are extremely proud of them. I hope to see you back soon. Best Regards: Julio Morales Director of... More 

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Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sundial Beach Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 181
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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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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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