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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We were looking to find a relaxing and low key vacation for travel with our 3 year old and 2 month old. I did a lot of research trying to find a hotel/resort that fit the bill and the Sundial was perfect for what we needed. We stayed in a 1st floor one bedroom condo (with suite) in Building I,... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Elaina T, Thank you for taking the time to complete such a detailed review of your stay! We truly care about our guests' feedback and value these reviews greatly. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal at Sea Breeze Cafe where guests of all ages are always welcome! Our full sized kitchens make cooking in the condo... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

It was another wonderful visit to the Sundial. Weather was great facilities were beautiful. Food in the restaurants was very good and the poolside bar had great staff. Housekeeping dropped the ball a little bit. Didn't take out trash or run the dishwasher. Basically just made the beds. Tennis was great. All in all a great trip.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear cathyr1003, Thank you for reviewing your recent girls' trip! We are so happy to hear you had another wonderful visit at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. We do apologize about the issues with Housekeeping you experienced, and will be addressing these with our team. We can't wait to see you back again for another great trip! Phillip Starling... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Beautiful place, great location, and addition of store is very convenient. Units keep going down in quality, and in desperate need of renovation. Kitchen in unit very poorly equipped. We've been going to Sundial for years, but this may be our last stay there.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn T, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We have tracked down the condo that you stayed in and are addressing these issues with the owner and with our Housekeeping Department to make sure the unit is in tip top shape. Thank you for bringing these shortcomings to our attention, please rest assured they will... More 

Southport, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Competitive pricing for the area which abounds in 4 story high condos with similar amenities. The photo shown in the opening page does not depict this unit accurately (furniture, overall decor and beach view) but is similar as to space layout. The unit was on the 1st floor and did have a pleasant view of the grounds and tropical plantings.... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jim N, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. As our website states, our units are all privately owned and decor does vary unit to unit. We do apologize if this was not made clear to you, but our units must meet Resort standards in terms of furnishings. We look forward to seeing... More 

Lafayette, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The condo was excellent. Very large living area, + dining, + nice kitchen. Everything seemed new or redone. Lovely screened in balcony with view of pond in courtyard, pool, & ocean. Two bedrooms (one very large with king & queens beds). Two baths, master with separate sinks from bathtub. Separate pool for just a few buildings & it was never... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear mikestone16755, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your spacious condo and that you had such a great stay! We hope to see you again soon. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

Novi, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Our family of five enjoyed our 5 day stay at the Sundial. Pools were great particularly the main pool with the bar and restaurant right there. It was great to get clean and dry beach towels each day! Using the bikes was great fun. Beach was nice, but a little smelly due to red tide algae. Very quiet around complex... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 648maggien, Thank you for taking the time to review your winter getaway. We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed a relaxing visit with us! South Florida has been battling a red tide flare caused in part by the Lake Okeechobee water releases which have been making national headlines. Thankfully, our local government officials are working... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a great one bedroom with kitchen and eating area plus living room with foldout and screened porch. B101 was in a nice location for us with beach access right across from us, private pool, and just a short walk to the main lobby and pool, hot tub, pool bar, and restaurants. The resort and our unit was clean... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Janis N, Thank you for reviewing your weekend in Florida and for choosing to spend it at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa! Shima has already certainly been a great hit on the island with guests and locals alike, and we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with Rego! Going home is always the hardest part, but we... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

One of best locations on the island and the room was clean and up to date. Price was very reasonable and packages are also available. Beach is close and shelling is good. Staff was very helpful with advice on directions and nearby restaurants.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear D1333IIgaryp, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our beachfront and central island location. Our team truly cares about our guests and are always happy to hear that they were so helpful. We look forward to seeing you back again soon! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I was on Sanibel for two weeks and was having back and hip issues. I called the Sundial Resort to get an "emergency" massage as I could hardly walk and was assigned to Rashan, Rashan was the most talented therapist . He really listened, knows the muscles, and individualizes each massage according to your needs. I had deep tissue and... More 

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear KathleenRedmond, Thank you for taking the time to review your massage at our Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique! We are thrilled to hear Rashan made such an impact on your stay and provided such a personalized experience. Thanks again for taking the time to review your massage. Phillip Starling General Manager More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

My wife and I traveled to Sanibel with our two young children, and we were both very satisfied with out stay at the Sundial. It was updated, clean and well maintained. The main pool area is perfect for kids and adults alike. The close proximity to the beach is ideal.

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PStarling, General Manager at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear burtsbees22, Thank you for reviewing your family's recent visit. We are happy to hear that you and your children enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back soon for more fun in the sun! Phillip Starling General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sanibel Island's most luxurious resort has just completed a multi-million dollar renovation. Voted "BEST FULL SERVICE RESORT ON THE ISLANDS" and "BEST STAYCATION IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA" for three years in a row, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa is the centerpiece of this unique barrier island off the southwest coast of Florida. Sanibel is two-thirds nature preserve providing visitors with an experience of Florida the way it used to be. Sanibel Island is a natural playground where you can feel the white sand beach between your toes, take a refreshing swim in our blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico or one of Sundial's five pools and bike the miles of paved paths around the island. The Resort offers a wide array of activities and amenities for all ages including swimming in 5 heated pools, HydroGrid tennis courts, cabanas, kayaks, paddle boarding, bike tours, golf, organized activities, marketplace, spa and sea school. One,two and three bedroom residences feature options for views, amenities and the conveniences of home in a tranquil, tropical setting. These Residences offer a full kitchen with housewares, living/dining area, full baths and ample space that is ideal for couples or larger families. Best of all, Sanibel's pristine shell-dotted beaches are just steps away. Voted Best Waterfront Dining in Southwest Florida, the resort's restaurants offer indoor and outdoor dining options and delicious menu selections. Look forward to an authentic experience as your dinner is artfully prepared right before your eyes at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, the area's only Japanese steakhouse. Sea Breeze Cafe offers casual dining and local, fresh ingredients with a true Sanibel Island tropical flair over looking the Gulf of Mexico. You will also enjoy the tiki-style poolside eatery, Turtle's Pool & Beach Bar, serving up delicious signature drinks and dishes. Slice of Paradice provides the perfect poolside venue for tasty treats such as pizza, ice-cream, hotdogs and salads- perfect for beach-goers and sunset strollers. A daily resort fee includes the use of beach umbrellas and chairs, beach towels, kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, beach volleyball, fitness center, wifi, organized activities and tennis court access. In addition to being voted Best Full Service Resort and Best Staycation, the resort has been regionally recognized for Best Chef, Best Server and Best Happy Hour as well as Best Tennis on the Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $181 - $480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sundial Beach Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Sundial Beach And Golf Resort
Sundial Beach & Golf Hotel Sanibel Island
Sundial Beach Hotel
Sundial Beach Resort
Sundial Beach Sanibel Island
Sundial Sanibel Island
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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