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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head

Plan Your Next Hilton Head Island Event at a Beachfront Resort

Set on 11 acres of beautifully landscaped beachfront property—and opened in May of 2013 after a $30 million complete restoration—the award-winning Sonesta Resort Hilton Head is a fantastic choice for your next great gathering or event in South Carolina. This AAA-approved Four Diamond, family-friendly hotel features 340 spacious guest rooms and suites have luxurious details, balconies and spectacular views of the Shipyard Plantation grounds, lush tropical gardens and the Atlantic Ocean. Onsite amenities include a spectacular swimming pool complex with a zero-entry lagoon swimming pool, shade pool, hot tub and children’s area, Arum Spa for a Lowcountry spa experience, and casual and fine dining opportunities.

The closest resort to the Island’s highest concentration of restaurants, nightlife and shopping areas like Coligny Plaza and Park Plaza, the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island also offers 23,000 square feet of multi-functional indoor and outdoor space for meetings and events. Venues include a 10,000-square-foot ballroom, a covered 7,000-square-foot overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and the Shipyard Beach Club with 4,000 square feet of indoor space and a 1,650-square-foot oceanfront deck. With facilities to accommodate up to 1,100 guests, audiovisual equipment, the latest technology, and a dedicated convention services, catering team and wedding specialist, Sonesta Resort has everything you need to make your next Hilton Head Island meeting or event a success.

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Venue at a glance...

  • 340 guestrooms and suites with small refrigerators, Smart TVs and private balconies
  • 23,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space able to accommodate 1,100
  • $30 million invested in a complete restoration of the resort in 2013
  • Onsite conference services and catering teams, 24-hour business center
  • Pearls Market Gift Shop, 24-hour fitness center, Arum Spa, Tech Lounge
  • Several dining options: Heyward's Restaurant, Seacrest Terrace, Bayley's Bar, Sweet Canes, Marker 71 and Beach Bar 72 (Coming Summer 2017)
  • Zero-entry lagoon swimming pool, shade pool and hot tub
  • Outside at The Sonesta: bike rentals & tours, beach chairs & umbrellas, and surf camp
  • Van Der Meer Tennis and Shipyard Golf Club
Rooms Meeting Space Restaurants Catering Oceanfront
340
23,000 square feet
4
Onsite
Yes

Capacity Chart

Lobby Level:

Room Dimensionsfeet/meters Ceiling Heightfeet/meters Functionalsq. ft/sq. in Banquet Theater Reception Classroom U-Shape Conference
Santee Ballroom 76’ x 130’/23.2m x 39.6m 16’/4.9m 9880/917.9 800 1110 1100 650
Salons A,B,C,F,G & H (each) 25’ x 31’/7.6m x 9.4m 14’/4.3m 775/72 60 75 60 40 30 35
Salons A,B,C or F,G,H (combined) 76’ x 31’/23.2m x 9.4m 14’/4.3m 2356/218.9 200 225 225 150
Salon D or E 76’ x 33’/23.2m x 10m 16’/4.9m 2508/233 210 250 240 160
Hampton 14’ x 11’/4.2m x 3.4m 9’/2.7m 154/14.3 12 12
Beaufort Boardroom 12’ x 22’/3.7m x 6.7m 9’/2.7m 264/24.5 12 12
Savannah Junior Ballroom 50’ x 52’/15.2m x 15.9m 10’/3m 2600/241.5 180 250 300 120
Savannah A 28’ x 52’/8.5m x 15.9m 10’/3m 1456/135.2 110 150 175 70
Savannah B 22’ x 52’/6.7m x 15.9m 10’/3m 1144/102.3 70 100 120 50
Bayley’s Terrace 900/83.6 80
Heyward’s Terrace 2000/185.8 150

Level Two:

Room Dimensionsfeet/meters Ceiling Heightfeet/meters Functionalsq. ft/sq. in Banquet Theater Reception Classroom U-Shape Conference
Berkeley 28’ x 20’/8.5m x 6.1m 8’/2.4m 560/52 30 50 35 25 20 25
Charleston 28’ x 25’/8.5m x 7.6m 8’/2.4m 700/65 35 60 40 30 25 30
Dorchester 28’ x 25’/8.5m x 7.6m 8’/2.4m 700/65 35 60 40 30 25 30
Jasper 28’ x 25’/8.5m x 7.6m 8’/2.4m 700/65 35 60 40 30 25 30

Adjacent Meeting Space:

Room Dimensionsfeet/meters Ceiling Heightfeet/meters Functionalsq. ft/sq. in Banquet Theater Reception Classroom U-Shape Conference
Oceanfront Beach Pavilion 7000/650.3 450 600
Shipyard Beach ClubDining Room 60’ x 30’/18.3m x 9.1m 10’/3m 1800/167.2 110 120 160 60 44 60
Shipyard Beach ClubOutdoor Deck 1500/139.4 60 100
Jasper 28’ x 25’/8.5m x 7.6m 8’/2.4m 700/65 35 60 40 30 25 30
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