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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Winchester, Indiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We spent a week here and loved it. The room was nice and clean. The food was excellent. The beach was wonderful. The staff was always friendly. My only gripe is that I wish drinks could have been delivered to the beach... Say one margarita every hour :)

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Fozzwad, Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that you had a perfect one. Our Team strives to deliver the best lodging option on Sanibel Island with great Service, Fun and Entertainment. Our Summerfest has just started with great Happy Hours and fantastic menus for our culinary team and we are planning... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

There is a new sheriff in town at the Sundial and we have quickly watched the Sundial undergo numerous physical and staffing improvements since our last visit in 2012. The biggest change I noticed in the last 12 months was the restaurants. They have been remodeled and a bar has been added. You can order food from either restaurant at... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Denver G, Thank you for your detailed feedback about the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. We are very excited that you and your family had a great and fun time again at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Our “new Sheriff” and the whole Sundial Team are working on improving our Service in many areas. Our new Sanibel Summerfest... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We used a groupon to book a two bedroom condo in June. The room was nice but dated, as is the whole facility; it is undergoing updates and they look nice, but it is a bit rough around the edges currently. However, the beach is great; very flat, with a nice shallow shelf well out into the gulf great for... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Creakydad, Thank you for taking a moment sharing your experience about our Resort. Sanibel Island is a true sanctuary island with breath-taking views to the Gulf of Mexico and extraordinary amount of shells all around it. We apologize for your inconvenience you experienced with our bikes during your stay. As you mentioned in your review, we are currently working... More 

Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Honeymooned 10 yrs ago here and came back for our anniversary with our 4 children. Requested to pay for an upgrade upon arrival and were treated to an amazing view. I truly believe we had the best view in the resort. The hotel manager, Marina, and evening front desk attendant, Paige, were absolute gems. Marina & Paige truly have superb... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Adam H, Thank you for your feedback. We are excited to hear that your enjoyed your stay with us. Our Team strives to deliver the best lodging with exceptional Service, Fun and Entertainment on Sanibel. Thank you for your Feedback about our Front Desk, we greatly appreciated it. With our new Sanibel Summerfest we added live Entertainment for Turtles... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I have been vacationing at this resort since I was a tweener, first with my grandparents, then with my parents, and now with my own children (15, 11). One thing about Sanibel, once you find a place you like you tend not to deviate...no matter what changes, good or bad, the property goes through. Over the past ten years the... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra242628, Thank you for your valuable feedback about your recent stay with us. We are excited to hear that you like our beautiful new Lobby with two fantastic restaurants and exceptional culinary team. As you mentioned in your review our Resort fee is a daily fee of $30.00 per Unit and includes, Bikes, Kayaks, Beach and Pool Chairs, Beach... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

My husband and I visited this hotel in the middle of June. It was a nice experience. There is still some construction work going on, but once it is finished, I think it will really enhance the resort. The rooms were clean and the staff friendly. The perks were great too! There are free chair, bike and kayak rentals which... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear TravelingKate81, Thank you for taking the time sharing your feedback about your experience at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. We are excited you enjoyed your stay. As you mentioned in your review our brand new Spa and new Pool deck are coming soon, however the constructions is delayed for our summer guests. We are looking forward welcoming you back... More 

Coral Springs, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We just finished our second stay at the sundial. We love the location (right on the gulf, our room was about 50 feet from the beach). We really wanted to mention some of eye great service we received as well. Claude was awesome with the kids and really went the extra mile to make sure they were having fun. Andrea... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Joseph C, Thank you very much for your great feedback. We truly value the option of our guests and are excited that you and your family have enjoyed your stay. We are thrilled that Claude, Andrea and Laurie made a difference during your stay. They are a true asset to our Resort. We are glad we were able to... More 

Naples, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I stayed at the Sundial two years ago, with much disappointment and regret. At that time, the resort seemed to have so much potential with it's serene and beautiful location - but the service was poor, decor was outdated, amenities and facilities were inferior, and the restaurants were overpriced and mediocre. Fast forward two years later and under recent new... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Oliver A, Thank you very much for your feedback. I am really excited that you and your family have enjoyed your stay. Our Team strives to deliver the best lodging option on Sanibel with fun entertainment for adults and kids alike. I look forward welcoming you back the near future. Please feel free to contact me at any time,... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We spent a week at Sundial from June 4 through June 11 (family of 3, including parents and a college-student son). We first visited a couple of years ago and we were excited to come back and see the renovations. The first couple of days were pretty rainy as the area got sideswiped by a tropical storm, but it actually... More 

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Marina B, Front Office Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear codeweasel, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are very excited to you and your family have enjoyed your stay. Our Team strives to deliver the best lodging option on Sanibel and exceed guest expectations. Sanibel Island is a true sanctuary island with breath-taking views to the Gulf of Mexico offering fun for the whole family. We look forward... More 

Bayside, New York
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

My husband and I have family and friends in South Florida as well as rental property in the city of Miami. We traveled to South Florida for two weeks at the end of April for some R and R after our 32 day adventure tour to Sri Lanka and India three weeks prior to coming to Florida. We booked a... More 

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