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Sunset Beach

35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11965
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

I took my husband and 3 yr old son there for a late afternoon dinner. I used to like the place 15 yrs ago when the it was fresh, had a fun buzz and just a little attitude. Now the food is overpriced and mediocre. As I was still trying to make the best of our dinner i found a... 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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Freeport, New York
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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 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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New York City, New York
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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have stayed at sunset beach for years ( 6) and always loved it. The service was not fantastic but the setting and fun restaurant ,great gift shop and the beach made up for most of it. This time the attitude was horrible it felt like there was no management around. Things did not feel clean when we asked for... More

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Sunset_Beach_Hotel, Manager at Sunset Beach, responded to this review

Dear Laura, What a disappointment to read how many of the elements of your stay were not to your expectations, or to our own internal standards. I appreciate your taking the time to give us this feedback, which we will use to correct the issues that you experienced. It is critical that all our guests know they are extremely valuable... More

New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Was invited to Shelter Island for the first time this weekend. It was a mixture of friends, family and children. At first glimpse, the place is paradise. Kid friendly. Not the Hamptons scene per se. That was the last thing I wanted. However in just 3 days, a phone, cash and camera were stolen at different times from different people... More

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Sunset_Beach_Hotel, Manager at Sunset Beach, responded to this review

Dear Mullynyc, What a disappointment to read what happened during your stay with us. I appreciate your taking the time to give us this feedback, which I, personally, guarantee that we will use to correct the issues you have enumerated. It is critical that all our guests know they are extremely valuable. I would invite you to send me a... More

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Address: 35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11965
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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