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“Respite from the Texas heat...”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Sunset Beach

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Sunset Beach
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Shelter Island
Houston, Texas, United States
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“Respite from the Texas heat...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

Sunset Beach is exactly what we needed to decompress from a long travel day from Texas before traveling out to Hamptons to see our friends. Nice size room, comfy bed, friendly staff...Great location, beautiful beach. Rained the day we were there so more options on TV (ie. HBO, Showtime) would have been nice.

Room Tip: Ask for top floor room. Neighbors upstairs were a bit heavy footed.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Julie G
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

Stop by Sunset beach and you won't regret it...staff's taking care of all your needs , especialy with your kids. My wife and I spend a great time in a friendly cosy restaurant with a wonderfull view.
Nice evening lounge atmosphere next to the beach, excellent wine
Polite & delicate service, without any pushing on extended consumption ...
All drinks go along with exceptionnally tasty and original snacks ...
In the end you never remember the price of the drink but the nice moment you've enjoyed ...

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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2 Thank HerveDUROZARD
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Sunset_Beach_Hotel, Manager at Sunset Beach, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your extremely kind comments. We strive to create the perfect experience for all of our guests. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future!
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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Lovely small motel style but brand new room, very 70's. restaurant is happening every week end of the summer, play ping pong, pétanque, enjoy the beach and drink rose all day, great memory, for lunch reserve a table in the sand box!

  • Stayed July 2012
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3 Thank Ethanelo
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Sunset_Beach_Hotel, Manager at Sunset Beach, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Sunset Beach. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope to help you create many more great memories!
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

We went out of the city for a short break and found this little hotel. It was not exactly how pictured it to be. The room was wonderful full of amenities. Beachfront view. Loved the sun deck. Not much of a beach but it was quiet. Dinner is not bad. Decent but pricey. We had the opportunity to ride around the area on their complimentary Schwinn bikes but it was more fun in our convertible. Not far from Lobster Roll restaurant. Good place for some R&R.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Hadifar D
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Sunset_Beach_Hotel, Manager at Sunset Beach, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us at Sunset Beach last season. We are happy to hear that you took advantage of the amenities in the room as well as the complimentary bicycles. We are delighted that you were able to get some rest and relaxation with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

My husband and I went for a weekend getaway ... Customer service was horrible, rooms smelled bad and were dirty, food wasn't that great . This place never specified that it was pet friendly we had to be switched in 1 hour to 3 different rooms, if you own a pet and don't mind the dog hair and the stale smell of dogs then this would be your place to go!! The owner lied and his employees stated that there were only certain rooms that were pet friendly , every room smelled and had dog hair all over it!! The only part of the weekend we enjoyed was the sunrise and our bike ride... Also, if you happen to travel there the week before memorial day weekend it's considered " their non- busy time" that little town basically shuts down by 7pm, (everything) its a ghost town... so we had to take a ferry back into the town to eat.... That's something else they do not mention...
Would skip this place , not worth the money spent ...

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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6 Thank LCM2005
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Sunset_Beach_Hotel, Manager at Sunset Beach, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us at Sunset Beach last season. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay and found the room to be in less than ideal condition. We welcome all members of the family, pets included. We pride ourselves not only in the service that we provide, but the clean, light, and airy rooms. We are saddened to hear that this was not your experience.
Part of the charm of Shelter Island is that it is a seasonal location. Visitors come to enjoy the calm and quiet at the beginning and end of the season. They come in July & August to enjoy the busier, livelier atmosphere as well.
We hope that you will join us again to see what Sunset Beach is really about.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

This place is a St Tropez like ! I spent 2 nights with my wife last summer. The concept is very relaxing. It reminds me St Tropez boutique hotel. You need to make your reservation in advance to have the privilege to have a room. I will come back this summer !

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

Beautiful property, European atmosphere, crappy service. The breakfasts were excellent but dinner was hit or miss, either really good or really bad. Customer service is non-existent, staff is just not friendly or attentive. Loved the balcony of my room - lovely view. The room could have been nicer, it's like they're trying too hard to be cool. The clientele is showy, it's a real scene, which some people like but not me. Not interested in returning.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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10 Thank mlv01
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Additional Information about Sunset Beach

Property: Sunset Beach
Address: 35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Shelter Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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