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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here last summer with our then-six month old. It was perfect for what we wanted - the beach and restaurant/bar are right outside your door, so you don't have to go far for anything. The room was big enough to comfortably fit a travel crib. It's definitely a trendy hotel and I was a bit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a comfortable beachside hotel in a lovely peaceful location. The staff were very friendly, efficient and generally glamorous. The restaurant served simple, fresh, well cooked food with good choices. However, there were no alternatives to the hotel restaurant nearby and the prices for breakfast and lunch were expensive. If you don't have a car you are locked into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow people watching at its best ! And The food was amazing ! They had no trouble serving Happy Birthday party of 50 friends at prime time ! A good place to get sand on your feet and have a great time. Thank you Glen and Jenifer. Xoxo xoxo ............ ......... ........

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Manhasset, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to a Sunset Beach on a recommendation from a friend who loves it. Overall Sunset is a fun, warm, chic little hotel. The staff are extremely helpful and kind, the crowd in the hotel is fun and outgoing! The views from the hotel and beach are spectacular. We enjoyed just hanging out and watching the people. The rooms are... More 

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Cheltenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

It is impossible for me to understand previous reviews of Sunset Beach, quite simply we have had the amazing start to our honeymoon here. I was nervous upon booking having read various reviews and came with trepidation. I couldn't be more delighted to say how wrong they are. Everything about this place is simply fantastic. It is beautifully styled, spotlessly... More 

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New York City, New York
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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