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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

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130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. Last year we stayed at the Westin on Hilton head. It was a nice resort however I enjoyed the Sonesta much better for our kids. We have a four yr old and 21 month old. The pool is better with a zero entry. The beach access is closer than the Westin. For the kids they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first stay at this hotel. The amenities are great. Hotel restaurant is excellent. They had a wonderful seafood buffet the whole family enjoyed. Their is plenty of fruit water for free. The hotel is next to the beach and a mile from Colingy shopping plaza. It is big but not too big. Overall an excellent place. I highly recommend... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sonesta for a 3 night golf getaway. Nice place overall, but seems more suited towards a family atmosphere with kids. We golfed in the Sea Pines Plantation area and liked that plantation better. Next time we would look to stay there. The Sonesta was a fine, average resort - just not our speed. PROS: - Rooms... More 

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Jay W, General Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Dear Billy-and-Emily, Thank you for your review of our resort. We agree that our resort is very family friendly when the kids are enjoying their summer break. While we still offer a great experience for our couples, you may wish to return in in the fall when the resort has less children enjoying the property. This is also the favorite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time at Hilton Head and the Sonesta did not disappoint. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome. Three key personnel, Bobson, Maureen and Sherri made the celebration of my husband's 65th birthday a wonderful celebration. We'll definitely go back.

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Littleton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled to Hilton Head for the first time August of 2014 as an anniversary trip and stayed at the Sonesta. We had a lovely trip that started off with champagne and strawberries for our 20th anniversary. The hotel had a great feel and just steps away from the beach via a boardwalk.. Thank you for a wonderful trip. Scheduled to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head has become our family summer getaway. It's our second weekly stay and started to plan our return for next year. Starting with a warm southern welcome from Charlie Ferguson that takes really good care of us, a big and very clean renovated room, to a very well laid out pool (please don't miss the Red... More 

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SonestaHiltonHead, Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thank you so much for joining us again while you were in Hilton Head. We are so happy to hear that Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island has become your family summer getaway. We appreciate your kind words regarding our staff and will pass them along. Please let us know if we may be of assistance in booking your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights between destinations. Booked online and got a good rate. This is our first time on hilton head island, but the resort seems to be located near lots of attractions. The hotel itself is very nice. The lobby atrium is updated and nicely decorated, and our room is very clean and feels spacious. Service (especially... More 

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SonestaHiltonHead, Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Hi Adam, Thank you for choosing Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island for your visit to the island. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at the resort and love hearing that you enjoyed our staff’s friendly service; I will be sure to thank Charlie for the impact he made. We look forward to hosting you during... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice accommodations with pet rooms available. Wish pool area was larger, but it is decent. Plenty of beach area, but it is a short walk around a lake area, so you don't see much, if any, of the beach from the hotel. Food was very good - both by the pool and at the restaurant.

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SonestaHiltonHead, Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review after your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your room accommodations, as well as the variety of our onsite dining options. Please let us know when we can assist you in booking your next visit to Hilton Head, and thank you again for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have always liked this place. We would come when it was Crown Plaza, came after renovations and we are back. The staff here is remarkable. From the gentlemen as you drive in, to the registration desk, to the store, to the staff cleaning the rooms and property. Everyone was very nice . The location is great!... More 

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SonestaHiltonHead, Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that our staff made it that much better. We can’t wait to host you during your next stay in Hilton Head and thank you again for choosing Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. Jay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a room at the Sonesta as a surprise for my boyfriend's birthday over the weekend. It was perfection from the time we checked in until checking out. We stayed on the top floor over looking the beautifully renovated resort and were even surprised with champagne and strawberries as a birthday gift from Kelli. We were so content while... More 

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SonestaHiltonHead, Manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island for your special celebration! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the added touches for your boyfriend’s birthday. We always hope to give our guests an unforgettable experience and are so happy to hear that you’ll be joining us again... More 

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