Awards and Recognition

2015

Wedding Wire

WeddingWire: Couples' Choice Awards

Based on guest reviews, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island ranked in the top five percent of wedding reception and ceremony venues on WeddingWire, and was selected as a recipient for the 'WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards' for 2015

Convention South

ConventionSouth: 'Editor's Pick for Top Resorts in the South

Selected by the editors of ConventionSouth, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island was chosen as a Top Resort in the South to represent what ConventionSouth believes to be a true resort destination for meetings. The May issue highlighted unique Southern destinations that should be included in an event planners' site search.

Family Vacation

2015 Family Vacation Critic Favorite

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island was chosen as a "Family Vacation Critic Favorite" based on reviews by Family Vacation Critic's team of experts and high ratings from family travelers. As a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Family Vacation Critic's awards are given to properties that are top family-tested and family-approved.

Certificate of Excellence 2015

2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Since June 2013, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island has consistently ranked in the top 3 on TripAdvisor out of the 26 hotels location on Hilton Head Island. It has been awarded this honor as the top hotel in its location based on guest reviews. The resort's onsite restaurant, Heyward's Restaurant, has also received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

The Island Packet

The Island Packet's 2015 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Best Hotel'

Voted the 'Best Hotel' by readers of The Island Packet for the third consecutive year since reopening in May 2013. The hotel was chosen because of its exceptional guest service, beautiful location and outstanding resort accommodations.

The Island Packet

The Island Packet's 2015 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Best Wedding/Reception Location'

Voted the 'Best Wedding/Reception Location' by the readers of The Island Packet, the resort was awarded the honor for its exceptional wedding ceremony and reception accommodations.

2014

Best of the South

Meetings Focus: Best of the South

Voted Best Hotel by Meetings Focus for the second consecutive year. Sonesta Resort HHI was awarded this top award out of numerous hotels in the South for its quality of meeting space, guest rooms, service and amenities, food and beverage and much more.

Expedia Insiders' Select 2014

Expedia Insiders' Select Award

Based on guest reviews, Sonesta Resort HHI was one of only 650 properties who were named as Insiders' Select hotels from among the more than 290,000 available on Expedia.

The Island Packet

The Island Packet's 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Best Hotel'

Voted the 'Best Hotel' by readers of The Island Packet for the second consecutive year since reopening in May 2013. The hotel was chosen because of its exceptional guest service, beautiful location and outstanding resort accommodations.

Certificate of Excellence 2014

2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Since June 2013, Sonesta Resort HHI has consistently ranked #1 on TripAdvisor out of the 26 hotels located on Hilton Head Island. It has been awarded this honor as the top hotel in its location based on guest reviews.

Convention South Award 2014

Convention South's 'Top New Renovated Meeting Site'

Sonesta Resort HHI was one of only 50 hotels chosen for this award. The resort was chosen for its new outstanding renovations that serve as a meeting space to accommodate a variety of events for occasions of all sorts.

Booking.com

Booking.com: Award of Excellence

Based on guest reviews, Sonesta Resort HHI was chosen to receive Booking.com's Award of Excellence for consistently high ratings for the year of 2014.

Green Leaders

TripAdvisor: Gold Level GreenLeader

Sonesta Resort HHI was accepted as a Gold Level GreenLeader into the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders' program in 2014. The resort was chosen based on its environmentally friendly accommodations and green practices.

Convention South Reader's Choice

Convention South's 'Top Meeting Destination in the South'

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island received Convention South's Readers' Choice award as the premier meeting destination in the South. 800 meeting facilities across the area were nominated and the resort is one of only 175 chosen winners for 2014.

Death by Chocolate Award

Death By Chocolate 2014: 'Most Innovative Chocolate Delight' and 'People's Choice'

The "Death By Chocolate, A Chocolate and Champagne Affair" is an annual fundraiser benefiting the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina. Heyward's Restaurant at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island won 'Most Innovative Chocolate Delight' and the 'People's Choice' award.

Taste The Season

Taste of the Season 2014: 'Judge's Choice'

Heyward's Restaurant at the Sonesta Resort Hilton head was awarded 'Judge's Choice' at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce's 25th Taste of the Season in 2014.

Reader's Choice

Hilton Head Monthly Magazine's 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Favorite Hilton Head Island Bar/Hotel

The monthly magazine celebrates local businesses and communities with its annual "best of the best" as voted by its readers. The resort was chosen as the 'Favorite Bar/Hotel' in all of Hilton Head Island for the second year in row.

Reader's Choice

Hilton Head Monthly Magazine's 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Favorite Hilton Head Island Massage Therapy'

The monthly magazine celebrates local businesses and communities with its annual "best of the best" as voted by its readers. Sonesta Resort's Arum Spa was chosen as 'Favorite Massage Therapy' in all of Hilton Head Island.

2013

The Island Packet

The Island Packet's 2013 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Best Hotel'

Sonesta Resort HHI represented the only all-new resort to open on the island in 2013 and was selected as the 'Best Hotel' in the area based on readers' votes.

Best of the South

Meetings Focus: Best of the South

Sonesta Resort HHI was one of three South Carolina properties to receive this award. The hotel was chosen based on Meetings Focus readers' reviews as one of the top meeting spaces in the South.

Monthly Magazine 2013

Hilton Head Monthly Magazine's 2013 Readers' Choice Awards: 'Best Hilton Head Island Bar/Hotel

The monthly magazine celebrates local businesses and communities with its annual "best of the best" as voted by its readers. The resort was chosen as the best bar and hotel in all of Hilton Head Island.