$135 Avg/night
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Wild Dunes - Destination Hotels and Resorts

4 stars
1 Sundial Circle, CHECK-IN 4600 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
216 reviews
mr

Great hotel very nice staff will stay again in the furture See full review

  • focusblack
  • Aug 3, 2014
Beautiful resort!

Our room was very clean, and updated. The bed could have been softer, and a little better quality. See full review

  • Douglasandsheena
  • Jul 30, 2014
Isle of Palms resort with swimming, golfing, tennis and more on site
The Wild Dunes Resort occupies 1,600 acres of private oceanfront property. The resort encompasses two hotels with two golf courses and 17 Har-Tru tennis courts. Meeting and banquet facilities accommodate up to 300 people and guests have free use of the resort's business center. The Sand & Sea Salon offers relaxing and rejuvenating spa services. The Wild Dunes Resort boasts a family recreation program (fees may apply) and the swim center offering four pools provides family fun, too. The resort features six dining options serving a variety of cuisines.

 

Highlights
  • Recently renovated Boardwalk Inn Deluxe Room and Accessible Boardwalk Inn Deluxe Room
  • Two world-class golf courses, 17 tennis courts, four pools
  • Wild Dunes Resort guests have priority for golf, tennis and other recreation
  • Free shuttles within the resort property
  • Fitness center
  • Spa
Rooms
The AAA Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn is in the heart of the resort and within a quick walk to the beach. The Boardwalk Inn accommodations of the Wild Dunes Resort offer 93 guest rooms and suites. Junior suites include mini-bars. All rooms have pull-out sofas and room service is available.

The AAA Four Diamond rated Village at Wild Dunes is a collection of identically appointed guest rooms and suites that sit atop a bustling plaza that includes a fitness center, salon with spa services, market and restaurant (open seasonally).  The Village accommodations of the Wild Dunes Resort offer more than 120 rooms and suites. Guest rooms feature two queen beds and studios include a king bed, kitchenette, sitting area and private balcony. The Village also offers suites with kitchens and one, two or three bedrooms an equal number of bathrooms, and washers/dryers. The two-bedroom suites are also available in a "family" configuration.

Wild Dunes Resort's condos are situated throughout the property.  Condos are individually owned so décor and amenities vary.  Guests of the condos enjoy an individual condo complex pool as well as resort guest amenities of preferred tee times and pricing on guest activities.
Features
The Wild Dunes Resort boasts a gazebo, beautiful lawns, bike and walking paths. Guests enjoy spa and salon services and yoga. Parking is free.
 
Dining
Located in the Boardwalk Inn, the Sea Island Grill offers upscale yet casual dining featuring locally inspired dishes.The family-friendly he Lettered Olive is the newest restaurant in Wild Dunes serving a la carte and buffet-style meals in a casual atmosphere while Dunes Deli offers gourmet coffee, breakfast and deli-style sandwiches.

With a panoramic ocean view, the Grand Pavilion Cafe & Bar serves classic beach fare as the Isle of Palms' only boardwalk café.  Sand Bar at the Links Clubhouse is the perfect spot for grabbing a casual lunch as guests head out for a great day on the golf course. All restaurant hours are seasonal. 
Transportation
  • Charleston International Airport (23 mi/37 km)
  • Amtrak station (21 mi/33.8 km)

Attractions
  • Boone Hall Plantation (8.6 mi/13.8 km)
  • Fort Sumter and dinner cruises from Patriots Point (11.5 mi/18.5 km)
  • Patriots Point Naval Museum/USS Yorktown (11.5 mi/18.5 km)
  • Charleston historic district (14.9 mi/24 km)
  • Charleston Area Convention Center/Performing Arts Center/Coliseum (21.5 mi/34.6 km)
 
Business
  • Business center includes a computer, laptop data ports, printers, copiers and a fax machine
  • Sweetgrass Pavilion features 10,000 square feet of function space, Internet service and audio/visual equipment

Policies and fees
  • No pets. No smoking. No outdoor grilling. No motor homes, boat trailers, personal watercraft, motorcycles or other two wheeled motorized vehicles. Nine percent resort services fee.
  • All Wild Dunes Resort guests receive exclusive guest perks and benefits including 10% off in dining, retail, and bicycle rentals; preferred pricing on beach rentals; recreation activities; golf rounds; exclusive access to all resort amenities; and more.
  • The Boardwalk Inn pool is reserved for adults only between the hours of 10am and 5pm from 1 May to 1 September.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

32.8035 -79.741
Area served
Located on the Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes Resort is an award-winning oceanside oasis just a mere 25 minutes from the charm and grace of historic Charleston. Guests can savor the Atlantic Ocean, resort amenities and the best of the lowcountry.
Nearby airports
CHS-Charleston International Airport
Area description
Hotel is located on the Isle of Palms - 15 miles northest of Charleston.

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Wild Dunes - Destination Hotels and Resorts Rooms

1, 2 or 3 Bedroom Villa Oceanfront
Privately Owned Vacation Rental, furnishings vary. 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Villa, 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Villa or 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Villa with Ocean Views. Will have fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, and a porch or balcony. All units also have Washer/Dryer, AC, alarm clock, cable television, access to all Wild Dunes Resort amenities, and a starter supply of soaps and toiletries. Departure housekeeping service only.
1, 2 or 3 Bedroom Resort View Villas
Privately Owned Vacation Rental, furnishings vary. 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Villa, 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Villa or 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Villa with Resort Views, 5-10 minute walk to the beach. Will have fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, and a porch or balcony. All units also have Washer/Dryer, AC, alarm clock, cable television, access to all Wild Dunes Resort amenities, and a starter supply of soaps and toiletries. Departure housekeeping service only.
Village Studio
1 King bed with amenities such as: Bell service, valet service, coffee maker, CD/alarm clock, complimentary high speed internet access, full daily housekeeping services, washer/dryer, kitchenette, turn down available upon request.
Boardwalk Inn Deluxe Room
Deluxe king or two queen bedding accommodations. Room amenities include nightly turndown service upon request, full daily housekeeping services, in room hairdryer-safe-coffee maker and ironing board. All rooms have flat screen TVs with on demand movies, desk or work table, data port, and high speed internet access in guestrooms as well as WIFI access in the hotel lobby. The Inn is only 150 yards from the beach accessible by a boardwalk connecting the inn and the ocean. Room renovation completed in May 2012.
Village Two Bedroom
King and Two Twins or 2 Kings with amenities such as: Large living/dining area, bell service, valet service, CD player/alarm clock, cable, complimentary high speed internet access, coffee maker, fully equipped kitchen, hardwood flooring, granite countertops in the baths, washer/dryer, daily housekeeping service.
Village Guest Room
2 Queens with amenities such as: 2 Queens with amenities such as: Bell service, valet service, coffee maker, CD/alarm clock, complimentary high speed internet access, full daily housekeeping services, turn down available upon request.
Village One Bedroom Suite
King with amenities such as: Pull-out sleeper sofa, bell service, valet service, CD player/alarm clock, cable, complimentary high speed internet access, coffee maker, fully equipped kitchen, hardwood flooring, granite countertops in the baths, washer/dryer, daily housekeeping services, turn down available.

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness Center
Spa
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Dining

Sea Island Grill
Located in the Boardwalk Inn, the Sea Island Grill offers upscale yet casual dining featuring locally inspired dishes. Features an air-conditioned dining room and lounge and poolside terrace. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Lettered Olive
: Set in a casual contemporary atmosphere, The Lettered Olive features an array of delectable dishes that will be sure to satisfy every member of your family. Menu items offer comfort food with a Wild Dunes flair that is fresh, familiar and local. This restaurant is centrally located on The Village Plaza. Open seasonally.
Hudson's Market
Tasty treats and cold beverages are just the start. A gourmand's delight, Hudson's Market teems with notable wines, ingredients for in-suite meals and necessary sundries. Everything you need to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible. Located on The Village Plaza. Open daily.
The Sand Bar
Located in the Links Course Clubhouse, is a great spot for golfers or beach-goers to grab a casual meal during the day. Enjoy the lush fairway views while taking in breakfast, lunch, or an early dinner. Hours vary by season.
Dunes Deli
Grab and go. That's Dunes Deli, next to the Harbor Pro Shop. Offering gourmet coffee, breakfast and deli-style sandwiches. Hours vary by season.
Grand Pavilion Cafe & Bar
The Isle of Palms' only boardwalk cafe. Open seasonally with a panoramic ocean view, the Grand Pavilion Caf & Bar serves classic beach fare. Sandwiches, snacks, drinks and cocktails. Open Seasonally.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1000

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (216)

Ratings and reviews for Wild Dunes - Destination Hotels and Resorts

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
216 out of 216
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Happy Wild Dunes customer
Long Island NY
Oct 23, 2012

Wild Dunes was a great get away

I highly recommend Wild Dunes. The hotel gave us a complimentary upgrade that was incredible! We had a spacious suite with a beautiful balcony view of the beach, the pool and the golf course. It was complete with flat screen TVs, DVD players, jacuzzi tub, and a washer/dryer. The resort had so many things to do that we didn't get to all of them... a spa, a fitness room, tennis, golf and paddle boarding & bike rentals. A beautiful setting and lots of fun. We'll go back for sure!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Shem Creek is a short drive away in Mount Pleasant, and is a nice place to dine and enjoy night life. It offers dining with beautiful water and marsh views. Several fun places for drinks and great food, with in and outdoor dining options.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Coffeegirl64
Columbia, SC
Sep 5, 2014

Comfortable Seaside Resort

We had a wonderful mid-week beach get-away. We stayed in the Village Plaza which was wonderfully convenient to a small store with cafe for morning coffee and delicious breakfast, as well as a good assortment of other items. We had a choice of several restaurants within within walking distance in the resort which was nice, since we were not familiar with the area. The hotel was a only a short walk, several minutes, from the beach or a choice of 4 outdoor pools.We will definitely return to the Wild Dunes Resort.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Xtina224
Charlotte, North Carolina
Sep 4, 2014

Great getaway for relaxation and fun

Although we only stayed one night in this hotel, our experience was a great one. The spa was excellent and the way the resort is set up was convenient for accessing different pools, walking to the beach and having different options of restaurants to choose from. The staff was helpful and friendly. Overall wonderful experience!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Downtown Charleston

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fam on the Road
Pensylvania
Aug 18, 2014

Great for a long weekend

The Inn was close to the beach with clean rooms and a friendly staff. Really earned their reputation for southern hospitality. Rooms were well maintained, and overall facilities offered plenty of options with great access to beach and tennis. Food by the beach was good, but I'd go outside the complex for dinners.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Generally2busy2review
NYC
Aug 10, 2014

One night at Wild Dunes

On route to Litchfield we decided to spend 1 night at this acclaimed resort.It was a good choice as the hotel met all our expectations. Attentive staff, very nice room, though because we were placed in the "Village" rooms, not much of a view as there are several Charlestown style houses between us and the beach. Nonetheless, all the amenities including a very comfortable bed made for a nice stay. The only low point was the room was not ready until almost 5:00 PM and since checkout is at 11:00, our one day stay was a 3 fourths day. The height point was a dinner at the Sea Island Grill. As Manhattanites we are blessed with a wide range of great restaurants and the meal was among the best we have had. Even the best wines where available by the glass ( as long as you ordered a minimum of 2 glasses - very civilized if for example one diner wanted a red wine, another a white. We will definitely return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
focusblack
Columbia
Aug 3, 2014

mr

Great hotel very nice staff will stay again in the furture

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Douglasandsheena
Asheville NC
Jul 30, 2014

Beautiful resort!

Our room was very clean, and updated. The bed could have been softer, and a little better quality.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Clemsoncowboy
Tryon, NC
Jul 28, 2014

Last minute trip

Great place to stay....easy access...great staff! Would do it again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fabulous Elizabeth
Gainesville, Georgia
Jul 27, 2014

Perfect beach getaway with tons of additional activities to do!.

The only thing we do differently next year is stay longer. Wild Dunes has a variety of accommodations including villas, townhouses, and an inn. the staff was warm, friendly, and helpful. We really had the resort feel on this vacation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Pick up a few food necessities for breakfast at the town market.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mauldins
Easley, South Carolina
Jul 25, 2014

Wonderful Beach Hideaway

We stayed for three nights in a standard king room. The hotel experience was pleasant, although there are some small maintenance issues (dirty light fixtures outside, burned out lightbulbs, spiderwebs, etc.). The location can't be beat if you just want to relax on the beach. We rented two beach chairs and an umbrella one day. The convenience was nice but the price was steep at $40 for one day. Views were beautiful and staff was nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Each room has an empty mini fridge. Bring your own beverages.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Burbonman
North Carolina
Jul 16, 2014

Excellent Superior Staff

Took my Great Grand Daughter, 3, discovered she would rather stay in the pool than on the beach. While my wife was attending to our Great Grandchild, I conducted business in Charleston. The staff were all friendly, nice and very polite. I will be back and I will tell others. For those that do not like children they have an adult only pool.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Try Gilligan's in Mt Pleasant.

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