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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the only place to stay. They have one of the best shelling spots on the beach. Well keep areas. It is nice being right on the beach and not having to worry about where to park. Close enough to ride bikes to most areas. You can get up early and be on the beach in no time. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall, good experience. Senior management needs to put a program in place to recognize guests that return year after year (we were married 7 years ago at Sundial) and have returned at least 10 different times over the years. Marina is a fantastic leader and honestly made this trip go from disappointing to great. Thank you Marina. Also, there needs... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in condo G105 a one bedroom. Clean and updated. On the bottom floor and close to the pool. It had a king bed in one room and a pull out sleeper sofa in the living room. The kitchen was stocked with everything you need to cook with. We booked the his and her package which included one round... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Picked this resort because of the location and because it had so many amenities to keep teenagers occupied. The beach and grounds were clean and well kept. 5 different pools on the grounds, including one with a (little) slide. Having the bikes, kayaks, and SUP included was really helpful and well worth it. The staff was attentive and helpful with... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went in September 2014 and it wasn't what we had hoped it would be. The hotel was under some renovation. There was minimal lighting in the evenings and it wasn't very easy to get to the restaurant. I wouldn't say it was terrible. Just not as nice as we had hoped. The restaurant was okay but could have been... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of 4 stayed at the Sundial from July 4 through 11, 2015. We booked a Gulf Front 3 bedroom unit and the view was spectacular. The unit was in need of some renovations as we had toilet issues and noticed paint cracks in all rooms. The resort amenities were plentiful although the main pool was quite smaller than... More 

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

Dear btndv, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the spectacular view of the Gulf from your room as well as the new additions at the Resort. As far as the experience you encountered with the other guests, they were in fact paying guests at the Resort as well. We do... More 

Ballwin, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable stay. We still wish we could've stayed longer. The staff was nice. The rooms were very comfortable. We could've asked for a better week to begin our new life together at Sundial! We will be back!

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

Dear Jim W, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review and for staying with us during a special time in your life! It is nice to hear that your stay was enjoyable and that our team members were accommodating during your stay. We hope you were able to take home some beautiful Sanibel treasures for lasting memories. We look... More 

Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are returning guests. Always enjoy our stay, the accomodations are clean, comfortable and friendly. Beach is beautiful and sunset sea shell hunting is always a favorite. The resort is clean and well manicured and the sunsets are spectacular.

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

Dear 196bertams, Thank you for your great review and for being a returning guest! You are right in that the sunsets are truly spectacular. Sundial on Sanibel is an amazing place to share with your loved ones as there is something here for everyone to enjoy. Thank you again and we hope to see you back for another visit soon!... More 

Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great vacation at the Sundial!! The location was perfect and had everything we needed right on property. Location perfect to easily access everything else on the island! Larger pool area would have been nice.

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

Dear Kim J, Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are so happy to hear that you had a "Great vacation at the Sundial!" Our location is truly the best as we are centrally located on the island, making it easier to access other areas of the island by the bicycles we have available on property.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super clean condo beach front. Use of resort facilities was perfect. tried several restaurants and not disappointed in any of them. All a bit pricey but decent value. DO NOT RENT BIKES until you get here. Too hot to use them on our trip. Chartered fishing trip was fantastic and caught snapper grouper snd flounder and grilled it at the... More 

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

Dear Steve C, Thank you for your excellent review! We are happy to hear that you found your unit to be "super clean" and the Resort facilities to be "perfect!" Sounds like your charter trip was a successful one! Thank you again and we hope to see you back soon. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

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