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Sanderling Resort

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Here is why we go to the Sanderling, even though we cannot afford it. The service is friendly, constant and never intrusive. The hotel is right on a beautiful, uncrowded beach. The entire hotel is absolutely immaculate. The linens are very high quality. The hotel is close to Duck, which has nice restaurants, activities, etc. Service includes beach umbrellas and...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

While I know you don't want to tell too many people your new secret we appreciate the review. The great thing is that we were sold out during your time with us and all the amenities and services did not feel they were taxed and never should. Come enjoy our beach year round! Thank you for the review.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We spent the first week of August here and had an amazing time. I think this hotel really does the best job I've seen of making it comfortable for families and for people who are there for a relaxing vacation without kids (at least I felt that way...hopefully the people without the kids did, too!). The way they have it...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad this was a great family vacation for you and you enjoyed the new tranquility rooms. Thank you for recognizing our associates which will share with them. They truly enjoy making your time special. During the renovation there was a lot of thought put into the flow of the new amenities and preserving the areas for couples...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This was our first trip to the Outer Banks and we would definitely come back to the Sanderling. The service was great. We liked the fact that we could call down and have umbrella and chairs set up. We could even request placement...south end/north end. The staff is very friendly and do their best accommodate any requests. The rooms were...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip to the Outer Banks and decided to stay with us. We will work to ensure consistency with the picnic baskets and review our procedures for the soap/shampoo replacement. We hope to see you back next season.

Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 August 2014

I was here with my girlfriend and our 1 year old son Jack. From the time we pulled up to the front door until the time we left, the service and people there were top notch! The bell men were nothing but friendly and helpful. The front desk staff had smiles on their faces and well as kind words to...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spreading the word and planning your return trip with friends. We are glad you found the property so inviting and will pass along your kind words to our team. They are amazing. See you soon!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We just spent a few days at this resort, and it was amazing. Elisabeth checked us in and she was the best front desk person ever. She was so informative and professional, and she helped us plan our visit to Duck. The rooms were wonderful with great linens and toiletries. The restaurant at the hotel had the worst service ever,...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we appreciate the feedback. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations in the Lifesaving Station and will continue to work to improve that. Note to other travelers: Saturday arrivals are a turnover day for all the homes in the area which affects July 4th to Labor Day weekend. We hope you...

Chincoteague Island, Virginia
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I know some think the Sanderling is a bit pricey, but the outer banks can be during the peak season. The Sanderling is well worth the money. We have gone to the Outer Banks many times and have stayed in other hotels and even rented a house, but this was our first time at The Sanderling. It will not be...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write such a thoughtful review and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad you decided to try the Sanderling during your Outer Banks vacation. We'll see you back soon for that picnic lunch on the beach!

Arlington, VA
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I am back for a second year. As I said last year, the location is wonderful. Right on the beach. Great pools. Love that there are beach chairs and umbrellas available to all guests. However, having been here now 5 days, here are some additional observations: 1. Sandbar staff is great. Friendly and efficient. 2. Front desk staff are great...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate you returning and having us another opportunity this year. You are absolutely correct these items you mentioned are not acceptable and while you should not have experienced them we have discussed solutions to resolve each of them. We hope on your next visit we can get an A+. We appreciate the review and allowing us the opportunity to...

Charlottesville, VA
Reviewed 14 August 2014

This was my first visit to The Sanderling property however I’ve been vacationing in OBX for over 30 years. I stayed here for four nights with another friend and her three teenage daughters. My friend had booked a suite and asked for the one suite they have that is all on one level. When we checked in they only had...

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wendycoulsonmurray, Guest Relations Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

We do regret that we did not meet all your expectations but glad to hear that many of the amenities were enjoyed. We have gone back and reviewed the recorded reservation and additional calls prior to arrival where the loft suite was explained in detail and other options were given but would require a room move. Indeed during the entire...

Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 12 August 2014

A wonderful experience for our family of 6! We thoroughly enjoyed our four night stay at The Sanderling. We stayed in the North Building by the family pool and greatly enjoyed easy access to the pool and hot tub area, as well as the beach. The beach was extremely private and beautiful. We enjoyed our meals at The Life Station...

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sanderlingresort, Manager at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting with the family this summer. We are glad you enjoyed all the amenities of the property and look forward to your return!

Washington, DC
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Last minute vacation to OBX - stayed 4 nights at the Sanderling. Loved it despite the rainy weather. Staff is impeccable - most notably Nancy at front desk and Shawn at Blonde Onyx Bar. Room was very comfortable and I loved the improvements to the Beach House (main hotel), esp. adult salt water pool and jacuzzi. Enjoyed the spa but...

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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Sanderling Resort, responded to this review

So glad you took a few days for R & R and yes despite the rain at the beach that is possible. We appreciate your feedback on the team members (and we will be sure to share) and on the spa. We can't wait to welcome you back next year (with family in tow)

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Sanderling Resort, casually elegant first-class amenities blend seamlessly with the spectacular landscape to foster connection and renewal. Offering magnificent views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, our guests have the same unique opportunity to admire both a sunrise and sunset - both over water. The Resort's guestrooms with their oversized bathrooms and generous decks, are a perfect complement to the quality of the natural setting, while our acclaimed spa and pools provide both unparalleled serenity at the tranquility pool, or a boisterous family environment at the Resort pool. The Resort's renowned restaurants offer the finest dining on the Outer Banks, with perfectly prepared and presented fresh coastal cuisine and a choice of venues to match the time of day, the season and your mood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanderling Resort

Address: 1461 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949-4635
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Duck
Price Range: $340 - $781 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanderling Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Sanderling Resort Duck
The Sanderling
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“Rooms by the adult pool or the main building are better for families. Rooms on the ocean side have a better view.”
COxenford, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the beach house during the off season, it's maintained better.”
525naw, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“East facing rooms see sunrise over the Atlantic and west facing rooms see sunset over the Currituck Sound. Beautiful.”
5todds, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I loved the ocean side. Beautiful sunrises on our deck.”
, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Oceanfront room was extremely clean with an awesome view.”
taylorse1, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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