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Sunset Beach

35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11965
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Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Shelter Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My friend and I thought this would be a great getaway weekend from Manhattan. First--the property is fun---think trendified, upscale motel. The landscaping is lovely, but the rooms are pretty bare bones/low end. It's all about location, location, location. It's right across from the beach. They have a fun open air restaurant with cool music and vibe. Unfortunately the wknd... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Probably the worst hotel experience I've had in my life to being with. Come on...if the waiter is screwing you with $10 water, can it get any worse? OK, so I write my note after getting thieved and the new manager (son of the old owner) calls me a few months later. Great. Nice guy. Wants to turn things around..blah.blah.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Shelter island is a quiet place with not many activities. The Sunset beach in is located on a nice stretch of beach but don't expect soft sand. Like most long island north beaches it is very rocky. The sunset beach is on the high end price wise including the restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I own a b&b nearby to Sunset Beach and it's a favorite for my guests to enjoy a glass of Rosé or a perfectly executed cocktail while watching the sunset! Sunset Beach offers a touch of the "Hamptons experience", too. For socializing and night life (dancing til the wee hours with a well known DJ) or enjoying a quick break... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Bit boring, bit average, staff really up themselves, cheap "minimal" decor. The space to sit near the beach is on a busy part of road, so if traffic fumes are your thing its perfect. The yellow-tacky plastic-everything makes it look a little theme park-esque and don't even try to eat food when its warm, wasp swarms ALL over the bar,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband made reservations for dinner on 8/28/14, as we were celebrating our Wedding Anniversary, and he requested a table upstairs. On the day of the reservation he got a call confirming his reservation for 8/29/14, (the next day), he called and told the woman who answered that he got a call confirming his reservation for the 29th when it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went to sunset beach for lunch today. The roadside location was noisy, parking impossible, parking attendant inhospitable beyond belief and we were quite frankly appalled by the behavior of the service staff. The place was half empty but we had to beg for a table, when we were finally seated the way we were spoken to by our waiter... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I must say that Sunday afternoon and evening at Sunset Beach by the fire pit was an extraordinary experience. Drinks where priced accordingly to my believe. The atmosphere was fun, sultry and full of energy. Unfortunately the quality of service is very poor and for those prices in the menu we really expected a much more interesting and full filling... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Loved the view. Loved the gift shop. Room was sparse yet has a cool type of decor. Bathroom was old tile and hardware motel style. Could barely fit one person in there. No shower cap, no lock on the bathroom door. Sink is outside the bathroom and don't expect to be able to get dressed in the bathroom it's way... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This place was awful, really don't waste your money here, was ridiculously expensive, i have no problem in paying alot of money for something but you may as well chuck it down the toilet here. The front desk staff were lovely and very accommodating but that was the only highlight, wait staff are useless, the guy at dinner was a... More 

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