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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort is wonderful! Great employees and super clean. The rooms are so pretty with modern, colorful beach decor. Quick access to private beach and activities in Hilton Head. Highly recommend this hotel for family, couples or business.

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Charlotte, NC
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited July 28-31. We have been to HHI many times for our anniversary and usually stay at the Westin. This year the Westin was booked so we tried Sonesta Resort. We loved it! From the time we arrived (we were welcomed with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries) until the time we left our visit was wonderful! The room was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been here twice and will DEFINITELY be back! Going to HHI and not staying at Sonesta is not an option! We are already planning our next visit! Sonesta has everything anyone could hope for on a relaxing beach vacation! Spotless housekeeping, luxurious rooms, delicious food but most importantly an amazing staff! Everyone is so kind,... More 

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Hicksville, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head was great. This was my first time visiting a Sonesta Hotel. It was a fabulous place to stay. Family friendly. My husband and I went for 4 nights and enjoyed it greatly. Its a big resort so there is plenty of room. I have two minor draw backs which in no way should stop anyone from... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just stayed here for 4 nights and were thrilled with the property. The hotel is newly renovated and has a very upscale feel to its rooms and lobby. The pool was not huge but seemed large enough for the size of the hotel. A very nice feature was a separate under cover small pool with a jacuzzi that gave... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island for your recent vacation and for taking the time to write a review after your stay. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate your kind words about our resort and several of our amenities. We always love hearing that guests feel right at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff, food and service were all great. This property has been remodeled recently and it is clean and attractive. We paid to upgrade our room to ensure a pool view (not sure if any of the rooms can actually see the beach.) Was not at all worth the extra $40 per night since we didn't spend much time on the... 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 so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and appreciate you choosing Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island for your stay in the area. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly when booking your next visit and we hope... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for two nights. The staff was very gracious, welcoming and very attentive. Our Service and Dinner was Outstanding, and well educated on wines, cutting edge culinary menus. Keisha our Server was very enjoyable and made us feel at home. Drinks at the lounge were professionally prepared, Brandon, Erin and the Staff were Exceptional! Beach... More 

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

Thank you so much for your 5 out of 5 review after your recent stay with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your kind words about our staff. Keisha, Brandon and Erin are all excellent additions to our team and they will be so happy to hear that you had a terrific... More 

Statesboro, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While this property is beautiful, and most of the staff was curteous and pleasant, we had the absolute worst view we have ever had at any hotel. Consider I am 42 years old, travel frequently, and this is a beach resort. We stayed in room 4037, and our entire view was of the adjacent rooftop. It appears that the view... More 

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

Hi Elizabeth L, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our fans. Your compliments regarding our team of associates and the beauty of the grounds will certainly be shared. Like many of the resorts on the island, we do have several view types available on the property to include Resort View, Garden View, Ocean Horizon View... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for four nights for a business meeting through his job. Driving onto the resort grounds is absolutely beautiful!! There are ponds, beautiful flowers and large shade trees. Once you arrive at the resort, their friendly staff greets you and welcomes you at your car all the way to the front desk! Every staff member... More 

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

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to relax and unwind during your business trip. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and Brooke in our spa. She is an excellent member of our team and will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your massage and stay. We hope to have... More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gorgeous family friendly resort. Pretty pool with attentive servers. Easy beach access, just a couple minute walk over the dunes. Every meal has been stellar from breakfast to burger by the pool to seacrest restaurant. Room is huge, modern and clean. Really no ways of water so don't spend extra paying for it. Trees block it. Convenient to rent bikes... More 

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

Hi Julie, Thank you for choosing Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island for your recent trip to the area, and we are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff and amenities, they will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting... More 

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