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35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
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#5 of 5 hotels in Shelter Island

See why so many travelers make Sunset Beach their hotel of choice when visiting Shelter Island. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Sunset Beach Hotel features room service, a concierge, and shops, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts an on-site restaurant. If you are driving to Sunset Beach Hotel, free parking is available.

For those interested in checking out Shelter Island Historical Society (1.9 mi) while visiting Shelter Island, Sunset Beach Hotel is a short distance away.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Shelter Island's popular shrimp restaurants such as Commander Cody's, Vine Street Cafe, and Salt, all a short distance from Sunset Beach Hotel.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular gardens such as Sylvester Manor Educational Farm.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Sunset Beach as you experience all of the things Shelter Island has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Golf course
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Room service
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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darryltoni wrote a review Jun 2020
Clinton, Connecticut3 contributions
My wife and I stayed at Sunset Beach several days in 2019 - what a wonderful secluded, exotic and fun time! We had reservations for 2020, but with COVID they understandably remained closed and provided full refund. We will certainly be back in 2021!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Ricky wrote a review May 2020
39 contributions46 helpful votes
Love the food, the evening fire, the boat ride in and the Mojitos. The service is eclectic, but fine. Going to miss it in 2020. Parking is a huge pain in the rear end but not much they can do about it. Love the Chanel event last year and the whole weekend rebranding.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
70Susquehannah wrote a review Aug 2019
Munich, Germany4 contributions4 helpful votes
The great view cannot offset the outrageous prices for mediocre wine. Buckets of rose sangria half filled with ice for over 100 Dollars. Tiny glasses of Rose for 16 Dollars. It is a rip-off. We cannot recommend this place to any of our European friends who like traveling to Long Island.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Margaret G wrote a review Aug 2019
9 contributions7 helpful votes
We understand this is "the" place for the fun, European vibe. We understand the food is ok. We understand the service is quick (turn the tables"). Yes, we are seasonal regulars..... BUT, we DON'T understand $135 for a pitcher of rose' sangria. A pitcher half filled with ICE. Buyer Beware.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Dr. CL wrote a review Jul 2019
4 contributions6 helpful votes
To keep it simple, Sunset Beach is very focused on their restaurant and bar scene. Complete with a dismissive, unhelpful staff and a parking attendant seemingly hell bent on making a traffic jam for show. Behind all this "glamour", is a run down, over priced hotel. The physical plant is neglected despite a lengthy off season. It is a 2 star hotel at best. From sub par front staff to rooms in disrepair, this hotel is a disgrace. They have a horrific corporate philosophy and zero interest in improvement. I'll let my pictures do the talking ( I asked to discuss these concerns with the manager- he/she has yet to contact me). In their defense, a very self assured front desk girl told me I should be happy they had come to clean the FILTHY AC and pull the 10 inch weeds on my rotted deck after my first day there. She seemed confused when I said probably it would have been better to not have had me need to ask that in the first place. Do not stay here unless desperate.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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$480 - $809 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunset Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Sunset Beach?
Nearby attractions include Antique Carousel (2.0 miles), Mashomack Preserve (2.7 miles), and Lavender By The Bay (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sunset Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sunset Beach?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sunset Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sunset Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Southold Fish Market, Sterlington Deli, and Lucharito's.
Are pets allowed at Sunset Beach?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sunset Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Sunset Beach?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Shelter Island Historical Society (1.9 miles), The Village Blacksmith (2.0 miles), and 1840 School House Museum (2.0 miles).
Does Sunset Beach have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Sunset Beach accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.