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“Good choice for Duck”
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Sanderling Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Duck
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 June 2012

This resort was very reasonable for a beach front room. The rooms are large and clean with modern decor. The buildings have common sitting areas where families can meet up and play games after dinner or on rainy days. Each building also has it's own gym which makes it easier to work out. The hotel provides umbrellas and beach chairs free of charge that they will set up for you. There are several restaurants and bars on site giving guests a good selection of tasty food to choose from. The only improvement I would like to see is a pool that is on site for the guests to use. The beach is very nice but some people prefer to use the pool for at least part of their stay. I would stay here next time I'm in Duck.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled on business
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Sanderling Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2012

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit. We are glad you stayed with us and look forward to your return. There is a renovation planned in the near future that will include a pool for our guest to enjoy on the East side of the property. We hope you will join us again next year to take advantage of one of the new amenities we are planning.

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Reviewed 9 June 2012

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying one night at the Sanderling. The rooms were very nice and clean. The view was beautiful and the beach wasn't crowded. Also, the staff was extremely friendly. Can't wait to return!

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 June 2012

We got married here and spent our first night here as husband and wife. Jessica Chapman did a wonderful job making sure everything went smoothly, especially when we had to change the location of the ceremony when the weather was bad. The Spa did a fantastic job with my hair and makeup and the Lifesaving Station had the best breakfasts!! Can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: The South Inn on the third floor for an ocean view and you are closer to the Lifesaving Station
  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Sanderling Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2012

Congratulations! Thank you for choosing to get married at the Sanderling. We look forward to your return for years. Many happy memories and best wishes.

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Reviewed 4 June 2012

We chose this inn for our stopin the northern area of the Outer Banks. It was a very good choice.

We had a room facing the front of the hotel, which would be a sound view, if the view was not obstructed. We did like our balcony view which looked over a fountain pond.

PROS: beautiful room, comfy bed, huge shower, chairs for sitting, fridge and table. The hotel provides chairs for the beach and will set up an umbrella for you as well. There is turn-down service and an urn of coffee in a common area each morning. The fabulous beach is right out the back door. I'be never been more impressed by a hotel staff.

Cons: there are several buildings: one is the hotel lobby, others are a two-story collection of rooms. The spa is across the highway. A dining room is in another. So you have to walk to eat. This is not usually a problem, but our last day there we experienced a torrential downpour. Be advised! There is no covered walkway.

Despite this we loved the beach access and spent a great deal of time there.

Highly recommended!

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 June 2012

Our daughter got married at the Sanderling several weeks ago and it was the most amazing experience. She was married on the beach and the staff at the Sanderling made everything fantastic. We worked with Jessica and she did a fabulous job organizing the wedding and making sure our daughter was getting her dream wedding. She was so helpful in all aspects of the wedding. The reception was held across the street in the Pavillion which is right beside the Spa. The food was excellent and it was a large space and everyone had plenty of room. They set up the reception with incredible service. We worked with a young lady named Heather who did all of our decorations. She did an amazing job and everything was beautiful. The bridesmaids and other friends and family used the Spa services for pedicures and manicures on Friday before the wedding on Saturday. We worked with a wonderful young lady named Ashley. She was wonderful in scheduling our party and making sure everything was just perfect.
We were also so impressed with the front desk service. The ladies were so helpful and made sure the rooms were just as we had asked. Overall, it was an incredible experience and I would recommend The Sanderling for a wedding or just a wonderful weekend get away!

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 May 2012 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Sanderling for our 1st anniversary and found it to be an amazing getaway resort. I've noticed many of the reviewers are older but we are in our mid-twenties and both enjoyed the quiet, relaxing atmosphere of Duck and the resort was extremely accommodating. We stayed in an oceanfront room and opened the door and windows every night so we could fall asleep and wake up to the ocean. The beach is not crowded at all and there was never any disturbing noises or parties. The Life Saving Station restaurant on the property serves amazing breakfast and dinner as well. I would definitely recommend the Sanderling to anyone wanting a quiet, chill, relaxing trip.

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Reviewed 25 May 2012

Everywhere you walk around this resort the staff greets you with a friendly "hello"! The resort was beautiful, located on the beach but close to the sound. Our room was very spacious and was supplied with everything you would need: beach towels were a plus. It is very clean and updated. We enjoyed the Life Saving restaurant which was only a few steps from our building - a perfect dinner for our first night in Duck. The mussels were delicious! We made reservations at the Spa prior to arrival. Concierge sends an email ahead of time to help with arrangements, which I though was a great idea, except the Spa could not accomodate and only sent an email back letting us know. They arranged another day and time but a call would have been better since we were traveling and did not look at email. Room service was late; I'd advise just heading down to the restaurant. Lobbies have Coffee in the mornings and tea in the afternoon. Perfect. Our only suggestions: noise proof the balconies better to avoid loud neighbors.

Room Tip: The views are probably good from all floors. Oceanfront would be my suggestion though.
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Additional Information about Sanderling Resort

Address: 1461 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949-4635
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Duck
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Duck
Price Range: £154 - £342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanderling Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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 
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