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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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

18 years ago when fla residents we came to this hotel every year We returned after all this time and I have no idea why we waited so long to go back We stayed in a110 which was the perfect gulf front room The hotel the staff the food the fun just perfect Wished we never had to go back... More 

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

Dear larminio1, Thank you for your perfect review! I am so glad that you enjoyed your unit and that our team took great care of you. We hope you won't wait another 18 years before coming back for another visit! Thanks again for your review and look forward to seeing you soon. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sundial this week.The overall experience was pleasant.We booked a 2 bedroom ocean view condo. The condo was beautiful in every way. It was beautifully furnished,clean when we arrived and included a washer and dryer.The beach was lovely and the multiple pools were clean.However,some of the staff..especially by the pool beach area were less then polite and... More 

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

Dear newyorkfamily47, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am glad your overall stay was pleasant and that you enjoyed the condo! I apologize for the shortcomings in the level of service provided by our team, this is not the Sundial standard. Please contact me at the Resort to further discuss your stay, I know we... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family of 4 with 2 older teens visited for 3 nights in August. The location was great for shelling and activities. I am sure during the peak vacation times, the pool and beach areas would be more crowded. But we had no problems finding beach and pool chairs during our stay. We rented a one bedroom and also paid... More 

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

Dear Chris K, Thank you for your kind words about our Resort ! I am glad you and your family enjoyed the amenities as well as one of our newest additions, our cabanas. I especially want to thank you for the great review of our Front Desk team. We are extremely lucky to have this team representing our property, and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This past weekend We stayed in unit c301 which was supposed to be a one bedroom Garden view residence. There was no divider between the bedroom and the living area no partition,no slider,no nothing.we were traveling with our two-year-old so when it was bedtime for her we all had to go to bed:( we called the front desk two times... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean, well maintained hotel for those who what to be just a few steps away from the beach on sanibel. Nice pool complex. Nice market on site that has coffee, foodstuffs and miscellaneous sundries. If you are staying for a while - consider using one of the islands rental companies for Bikes (Billy's or Fininmores) and/or Paddle boards. Front... More 

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

Dear Double64Double, Thank you for the great review. We love being a true beachfront resort and are happy you enjoyed this as well. Bailey's Marketplace is one of our newer amenities offered to our guests and has been a huge hit. Sundial provides our guests with bikes and paddle boards, as well as kayaks and other activities for your convenience... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at the resort, I was impressed by the lobby first, then the front desk personnel who were as polite as can be even in telling me I was too early for check in. That said, less than an hour later, my condo was available and they got me checked in and ready to go. That was still 3 hours... More 

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

Dear PJ P, Thank you for your fabulous review! Happy birthday! We are honored that you chose Sundial to celebrate! Our lobby provides an amazing view of the Gulf and a great way to start any vacation! We are so happy to hear our Front Desk team was so accommodating, and our Housekeeping team was able to get your condo... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice condo style room with beach style decor. Sliding glass doors from both the bedroom and living room. Nice little kitchen with seating area. Sliding doors to close off giant California King bed from the rest of the unit. View of the beach at sunrise was magnificent. Server at lunch was very helpful and the food was very good.... More 

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

Dear Sue K, Thank you for the amazing 5 star review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your condo, and it sounds like you were able to get some quality relaxation even on a business trip! We like to think that sunrises are just as breathtaking as sunsets here at Sundial. We are very lucky to have... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sundial was the perfect place for a trip to Sanibel with a family of four. The condo units were clean and spacious, the staff friendly and helpful, really nice pools with a full bar and ice cream shop. The bikes, kayaks, paddleboards, beach chairs and umbrellas are free if you are a guest. If you are a tennis player,... More 

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

Dear Thomas P, Thank you for your perfect review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your recent stay at the Resort. It sounds like you and your family thoroughly enjoyed yourselves which is what we aim for. Our tennis pro Erica is an amazing coach for all skill levels and ages, we are so happy she... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been coming to Sanibel island for around 35 years and have stayed at the Sundial almost every single year. This trip began and continues to be our grandmother's birthday gift. We all love staying at this resort. Watching it grow and change over the years. While the beach always offers new adventurs. We have a long standing... More 

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

Dear Diego B, Thank you for your kind words about our Resort! We love hearing that Sundial is part of your family's tradition. Happy birthday to your grandmother as well! We are currently making more improvements to the Turtle's Beach and Pool Bar as well as the Resort pool. On your next trip, please let us know what you think!... More 

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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to provide a fair review, but first I had a problem with Sundial at the start: We were traveling all over Florida. We arrived here at 3 after a drive from Key Largo. Check in time for the Sundial is at 4. Never mind that MOST places the check in time is at 3. We were told that... More 

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

Dear Chief64, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We apologize about the experience you had during you stay. If you wouldn't mind, please call the Resort and ask to speak with me to provide more information in order to prevent this from happening again. Thank you in advance and we hope to hear from you soon.... More 

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