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Review of Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29928   |  
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Ranked #1 of 26 hotels in Hilton Head
Worcester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“wow!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful!

We landed after a long flight and were totally happy to get to the resort.

It's such a beautiful place.

The weather hasn't been great but we've been able to enjoy the resort.

I believe the pool is heated, but it's hard to tell because the water ki d of felt chilly. If this is heated, then it's not very warm.

This place is very relaxing and you can totally get absorbed in the peacefulness.

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in this hotel while traveling to our vacation destination. It was
Lovely, clean, and "green." The boardwalk to the beach allowed us to really enjoy the ocean. All of the outdoor areas are well designed in a variety of comfortable settings. I'm not usually a pool person, but could easily have stayed there all day! Food on site was quite pricey and you do need to take a car to go elsewhere. The only drawback is the cost. It is on Hilton Head, which is pricey, but the cost for a night seems a bit inflated even for that. It was a rare treat for this traveler due to cost.

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hilton Head
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a jewel among the resorts on the island. Our family was very happy with the accommodations. The staff was superb and so helpful. The location of the hotel was minutes from all of our activities. This resort is definitely a keeper!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Clarion, Iowa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the hotel on a business trip, attending a conference. I had a lot of expectations since this was my first visit to Hilton Head Island and a Sonesta Resort. I was AMAZED by the service, friendliness of the staff, etc. I wish I could remember all the staff members who deserve recognition for their service, but I can honestly say they all were great! The food at the restaurant was delicious!!! Awesome people working at Sonesta ! I am hoping to visit it again in the near future! it is definitely a place to visit while in Hilton Head Island!!!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Hilton Head
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time. Front desk service was great! Room was so nice and it was very quiet. I would go back. Special thanks to Molly at the front desk who arranged transportation and whatever we needed!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Estero, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For twenty years our family stayed at the Crowne Plaza on Hilton Head. We learned 18 months ago that the Sonesta group had purchased the property and planned a major renovation. The hotel re-opened in the spring of 2013 and the transformation was just amazing. The hotel is simply beautiful. The color schemes are warm, inviting and very contemporary. The restaurants and bars both inside and out are fun and well staffed. Many of the Crowne Plaza staff remain as part of the Sonesta group which further adds to the quality of the hotel. The rooms were totally remodeled making them great places to rest and relax. Furnishings are of high quality insuring a great night's sleep or comfortable tv watching. The hotel offers a great spa, fun pools and a variety of recreational activities. Whether you are there with the family or on business, Sonesta is a go to, cannot miss experience.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is just wonderful. It is right in the beach, very clean, and very friendly staff. The resort itself isn't huge, so you don't have to worry about a million people everywhere you go. The only drawback I would say (and the reason I gave it four stars) is the price. While the hotel is nice, it isn't exquisite. The price tag states otherwise. Two night stay=$650.

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Additional Information about Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Hilton Head Island Beach Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hilton Head Island Beach Hotel Hilton Head
Crowne Plaza Hilton Head
Hilton Head Crowne Plaza
Address: 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Hilton Head
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Hilton Head
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hilton Head
#1 Luxury Hotel in Hilton Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is the perfect getaway for families and couples, destination weddings, and is the place to meet for groups of all sizes. Located within Shipyard Plantation, the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is adjacent to Van Der Meer Tennis and Shipyard Golf. Our hotel is only 35 miles from Beaufort, S.C., 45 miles from Savannah and 100 miles from historic Charleston. Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry is also home to the Verizon Heritage Golf Tournament. We are one of the closest, upscale Hilton Head hotels to island shopping, restaurants. The Sonesta Resort features 331 guest rooms and 9 luxurious suites. All rooms feature private balconies or patios, many with spectacular views of our lush tropical gardens and the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean. Hotel amenities include Arum Spa, an extensive fitness center, outdoor and shaded pool, child's water feature, 24 hour business center, Pearls Market and Just Us Kids(seasonal). Enjoy our breakfast in Heyward's Restaurant, or have lunch at our poolside bar, Sweet Cane (seasonal). Fridays and Saturdays, Heyward's features a bountiful seafood buffet which is a local favorite. Seacrest offers lunch options and small plates. Bayley's Lounge offers daily happy hour specials. For the ultimate vacation experience or the premiere meeting spot, the Sonesta Beach Resort is the place to be on Hilton Head Island. ... more   less 
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