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HHI Big 3 Refurb Dates?


TUG Member
Aug 2, 2009
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Stamford, CT
Hi, I am trying to figure out when the big 3 properties in Hilton Head have been most recently refurbished. These include Barony Beach, Grande Ocean, & Surfwatch.

From searching TUG I've discovered Barony Beach will be refurbishing Gardenia, Jasmine, & Morning Glory buildings this fall 2015. Then Live Oak, Bayberry, & Sea Oat in fall 2016.

I also read that for Grande Ocean, the North side has very recently been refurbished (2015?) which from looking at the resort map includes Dolphin, Pelican, Sand Piper, Royal Tern, & Sea Horse buildings. This would lead me to believe the South side including Sand Castle, Kingfisher, Sand Dollar, Laughing Gull, Starfish buildings will be refurbished in early 2016? Can anyone confirm this?

Lastly, I did not find much about when Surfwatch was refurbished last. Can anyone add which buildings were done and when? Or which are upcoming in the next year?


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Nov 5, 2011
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Marriott Grande Ocean, Marriott Surfwatch, Marriott Manor Club Sequel
We just got home from Grande Ocean and stayed in Royal Tern building. It was definitely refurbished. We were told the north side as you mentioned was recently refurbished.