Hotel Overview

Just a short stroll from the glistening ocean waters and white sand of Grand Cayman's famous Seven Mile Beach, Sunshine Suites offers a boutique lodging experience for an affordable price. 130 suites offer deluxe amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen, "Grab & Go" continental breakfast every morning, complimentary WiFi, and a freshwater pool and sundeck.

Located beside the Ritz Carlton, this hotel is close to Grand Cayman's attractions, supermarkets, shops, restaurants, and bars. Guests wishing to explore beyond the resort will enjoy discounts on Hertz car rentals. Activities on the resort, however, are always in abundance, and complimentary beach chairs and towels are available. The resort is adjacent to the island's only 18-hole North Sound Golf Course, and is near jogging and cycling trails.

Enjoy authentic Cuban dishes from renowned chefs at Sunshine Grill, TripAdvisor's number one rated restaurant in the Cayman Islands. Sunshine Grill is a favorite among locals and international visitors alike, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks daily. Feast on everything from banana oatmeal creme brulee at breakfast to almond snapper for dinner. Be sure to try the famous signature cocktail, the "Painkiller!"

Location

Grand Cayman
Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island - Owen Roberts Intl Airport (GCM) : 5 miles

Property Information

All rooms non-smoking: 131
Available rooms: 3
Floors: 3
Total rooms: 131

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Hotel Details

Amenities

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Sunshine Suites Resort offers non smoking rooms only. Hotel permits smoking only in outdoor public spaces.
Advisory The hotel has a $35 resort fee (plus tax) per room, per night, that will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. This fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees that they may be responsible for but is not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - 
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this package for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - 
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information - 
Room taxes are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Resort fee inclusions - 
High speed internet access in guest rooms and public space.
Full kitchen.
In-room coffee/replenished daily.
One (1) 16oz bottled water per person at check-in.
Business Centre usage.
Self-parking.

Flat screen TVs with 62 channels of premium HD television and music.

Sparkling fresh water pool and sundeck.

Use of dive storage lockers & rinse tanks.


Additional benefits at sister property - 
Beach chairs and umbrellas.
Plush beach size towels.
Pool & beach ambassadors. 
Fitness center/workout studio.
Use of sauna, hot tub and steam room, based on availability at Hibiscus spa.
Live music daily except Sunday.

Director of lifestyle to execute daily/weekly events and activities.
Beach concierge - to assist with all your personal needs.
Complimentary weekly activities 

Pet Policy Pets Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 2200 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Quality and location

    very convenient location and five minutes walk to beach with access to amenities at Westin Hotel sister property , the suites are clean but furniture are outdated but fairly confortable , the reception personal can be a little be more friendly especially on the day shift , the sunshine grill located on the property was a big disappointment, quality is down compare to previous years ,it was just an ok experience there is room for improvement

    Jun 29, 2024
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Mold in the walls and questionable fire safety/prevention

    Serious mold problem on the first floor (tiled room we stayed in 2022) and 3rd floor (carpet May 2024). It’s in their walls, you can see it coming out of the electrical outlets, at the back of the cabinets and on the framed artwork. I was hoping the 3rd floor would be better because I figured the 1st floor was susceptible to flooding, but I think the 3rd floor room was worse. To top it off our smoke alarm was very obviously not operational because the battery compartment was open & empty, there was no weather stripping at the bottom of the door allowing light & probably bugs, into the room. There was a strong smell of cat urine in one corner of the room near the head of the bed. One morning my husband and I went for an early walk while our teenagers were asleep. Housekeeping opened the door regardless of our “do not disturb” sign. My daughter quickly jumped up and closed & bolted the door after telling them not to come in. The front desk girl was incredibly rude when we arrived and paid for our 8 night stay. Overall the room felt grimy, even the shampoo/conditioner bottles they have bolted to the shower wall had mold/mildew growing around them. Finally, they notified us the day before the outage that our building’s water would be shut off for repairs-unacceptable. We will not be staying at the Sunshine Suites again regardless of it’s location and access to the Westin.

    Jun 02, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great stay at a relaxing hotel

    Just returned from a great 2 week stay at the Sunshine Suites. This is a great place for relaxing in its spacious gardens and given that most guests head on over to the crowded and expensive Westin you often find that you have the pool to yourself. The staff around the hotel and in reception were really nice, helpful and accommodating. The rooms were spacious and clean, yes they are a little tired in places but the other positives around the hotel and value for money far out weigh this minor point. Food wise I’d recommend the tacos at the Sunshine Grill and for the best happy hour on the island head to Legendz Bar, which is 2 minutes away.

    May 22, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Once again, simply excellent!

    My wife and I returned last week from enjoying our 6th stay in the past many years and once again I'll repeat what I wrote previously....this property remains exactly as the numerous reviews on TripAdvisor have suggested over the years....easily the best value on Seven Mile Beach. Rooms, while in need of renovation which is coming in the months ahead, are spacious, clean and comfortable. As always, we appreciated having the kitchenette which we used daily to enjoy coffee, tea, boiled eggs and toasted bagels. The restaurant is inexpensive for Grand Cayman and excellent (we ate dinner on multiple days at the Sunshine Grill) and the staff couldn't have been nicer and more accommodating and the WiFi is excellent from the rooms to the public areas. Guests of the Sunshine Suites may readily use the beach chaise lounge chairs, towels, gym, spa, WiFi, etc. at the Westin Grand Cayman Resort (100 yards or 3 minute walk) and also charge any food/drinks from the beach to the restaurants/bars to their room at the Sunshine Suites. We took advantage of the Westin's amenities every day and they are a big part of the great value that is the Sunshine Suites. 7 Mile Beach continues to be one of the gems of the Caribbean. It remains one of the most beautiful in the world to enjoy walking, swimming (often with fish around you), snorkeling and, as I did every evening, standing in the water with a CayBrew Ironshore Bock beer in my hand watching the beautiful sunsets. To Jessica Kozaily, the GM, and her whole team, thanks again for delivering an excellent experience. And, needless to say, we hope to return sooner than later.

    May 22, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great place to stay!

    This property is a great spot to make your base while on 7 Mile Beach. While the property is not on the beach, you have full access to The Westin Resort right across the street. Short walk to get there. The Sunshine Suites have restaurant on site that had some of the best tacos we’ve ever had. Pool space is nice. Room could use a little updating but all and all would recommend.

    May 20, 2024

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