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Plan It News Release

June 10, 2013, Hilton Head Island, S.C. – This May, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island officially completed its $30M renovation, including 22,500 square feet of all-new meeting and event space, and represents the only all-new resort to open on Hilton Head Island this year. Indoor and outdoor function space is available at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, and includes its 10,000-square-foot Santee Ballroom, 7,000-square-foot Oceanfront Pavilion and 2,500-square-foot Savannah Ballroom. A portion of the Oceanside Pavilion includes glass panels and built-in space heaters to allow for year-round events, and additional outdoor terrace space is also available to accommodate outdoor group functions. Collectively, the resort’s function space can accommodate groups from eight to 800 individuals.
In addition to its new function space, the resort is also offering groups and meetings up to 10 percent off their event booking with the “Plan-it Sonesta” package now available. The package allows planners to choose three of the below value-added extras as part of their event:
  • One complimentary room per 35 rooms consumed
  • One hour wine and cheese reception
  • One suite upgrade per 35 room nights consumed
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in general session
To book the “Plan-it Sonesta” package, events must be booked by Saturday, August 31, 2013, and events must occur by Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Visit http://www.sonesta.com/planit events and use the promotion code PLANIT.
Additional group offerings available at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island include:
  • Function space with technology and audio-visual capabilities, plus an on-site audio-visual support team to assist with technical help as needed
  • A 24-hour business center
  • Convenient location situated seven miles from the Hilton Head Island airport and 45 miles from Savannah’s airport
  • On-resort dining and catering options available from Bayley’s Lobby Bar and Terrace, Heyward’s Restaurant, Seacrest and Sweet Cane
  • Access to seven championship golf courses located at four of the island’s premier golf clubs; includes complimentary shuttle service
  • Access to 20 tennis courts at Van Der Meer Racquet Club
  • A 24-hour fitness center with dressing areas, as well as on-site bicycle rentals, and a zero-entry outdoor pool and shaded lap pool, plus a year-round Jacuzzi
  • Full-service Arum Spa that highlights local products and scents
The resort’s new 340 rooms and suites have custom furniture and living spaces, ideal for families and business travelers alike. In-room furnishings include oversized desks, pullout sofas and ottomans for additional seating.  Bathrooms provide guests with a modern feel with vanities, fixtures, porcelain walls and tile floor. Guest balconies also provide enhanced views of the resort and ocean. The resort, including its function space, is designed to highlight the look and feel of the South Carolina Lowcountry and Hilton Head Island, and features contemporary and welcoming natural tones of the ocean, coral and beach.
“The renovations, plus the expansion of our meeting function space, allow us to better serve and cater to the needs of our groups,” said Jay Wiendl, general manager of Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. “Between our indoor and outdoor function space, technology capabilities, Lowcountry dining and activities, and overall guest experience, we offer something for everyone looking to book a group trip or event.”
The resort is located at 130 Shipyard Drive in Hilton Head Island, S.C. For more information about Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, visit www.Sonesta.com/HiltonHeadIsland.
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a AAA approved Four Diamond resort offering 340 guestrooms and suites overlooking lushly landscaped semitropical gardens, with spectacular beach and lagoon-style swimming pool. Its first-class amenities include several dining options, health spa, fitness center and lap pool. The resort also features 22,500 square feet of meeting and event space, including a beachfront Pavilion and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary transportation is provided to and from the world-class golf and tennis offerings available within Hilton Head’s Shipyard complex. The resort is situated 45 miles from Savannah, GA, and seven miles from Hilton Head Island airport, in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.
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