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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2012

I have been to Kiawah a number of times over the years, and have always been impressed by its fantastic beach and unique natural setting. This time, my wife and I opted for one of the less expensive Tennis Club Villas. While the staff was extremely polite and professional, and the natural beauty of Kiawah has remained unchanged, I must...

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2012

My husband & I recently celebrated his birthday at the Sanctuary at Kiawah and had an amazing time. Our accommodations were spacious, clean and beautiful. The staff was very attentive and friendly - nearly every employee that we encountered wished my husband a happy birthday! We played two rounds of golf and the courses were in pristine condition. The beach...

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Lebanon, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2012

This was the best hotel/resort my husband and I have ever experienced to celebrate our wedding anniversary ( about a week earlier than the actual date).We stayed from 9/17 - 9/21 and had reserved an oceanfront room - a big splurge for us. Surprise!!...when we checked in on that Monday the 17th the man at the reception desk welcomed us...

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London UK
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Stayed here for a week in July... Excellent facilities and private beach. Good business faculties too. Only downside is that it's very family orientated - full of families with kids - and temperature and humidity in July. Otherwise food and service immaculate, large luxurious rooms.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 16 September 2012

I recently attended a 2-day conference at The Sanctuary. My room was very elegant, spacious and comfortable. The conference cocktail receptions and meals were some of the best I have experienced. The spa and fitness centers are fantastic! The pool areas were great and the beach is just beautiful. My time here was way too short and I can't wait...

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Enjoyed such an amazing experience at the Sanctuary/Kiawah Island Resort. From the housekeepers, to guest relations to beach crew, Kiawah team members certainly know how to take care of customers. So many different activities available on the island. I particularly enjoyed biking on the trails and beach. I can't thank you enough for such a great vacation.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We recently celebrated a friend's wedding at the Cassique Golf Club and stayed for the holiday weekend in the Turtlecove villas and Parkside villas. Both were extraordinary accommodations; both felt almost better than being home. Granite counters, plush towels, beautiful bed linens. Shelves were stocked with piles of books, and the kitchen had more than enough dishes, pots and pans....

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Thank FriendsNC
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a hidden gem next to Charleston. The beaches are gorgeous, it has excellent activities, beautiful wildlife, absolutely incredible food and such a relaxing atmosphere! A walk on the beach, time at the pool, great pool side lunch, ice cream at the market, incredible dinners at the Sushi bar in the Ocean Room and dinner in...

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Nanuet, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Nice place to visit, but the imformation they give you is not always true. We stayed in the villas, which was nice for us because there was a full service kitchen, so we did not need to eat out everyday. Simple dinner with 1/2 portion on dinner meals, appetizer, and a couple of drinks for 4 will run you about...

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1Thank John A
Summerfield, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 August 2012

My family had a really great time. We stayed at The Sanctuary, a rather expensive hotel, but you get what you pay for. Better to stay here a few days rather than a longer time somewhere else. The rooms get serviced twice a day. Everything is of high quality, from the towels to the furniture. The hotel lobby is beautiful....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 21-miles south of beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina, Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers an unmatched golf experience with a unique combination of distinctive golf courses, a spectacularly beautiful natural setting, luxurious resort amenities and gracious hospitality. Selected as the best golf resort in the U.S. in Golf World magazine's "Readers' Choice Awards" survey, the resort staff is totally committed to the game of golf and those who play it at every level. Kiawah Island Golf Resort possesses an esteemed golf tradition flavored with the spirit of lively competition. Kiawah Island's championship resume includes the dramatic 1991 Ryder Cup, the 1997 and 2003 World Cups, the 2005 PGA Professional National Championship, the 2007 Senior PGA Championship and the prestigious 2012 PGA Championship won in commanding fashion by Rory McIlroy. It has also been named the site of the 2021 PGA Championship. The resort offers five distinctive, world-class golf courses designed by Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Gary Player and Clyde Johnston. Using the island's magnificent setting of rolling sand dunes, expansive saltwater marshes and quiet maritime forests, each architect has created a unique expression of golf's varied challenges and rewards. The resort has received an impressive array of rankings in various magazine readers' polls proving that service is still king on Kiawah Island including being named the No. 1 island in North American Island & No. 2 island in the world in the latest Conde Nast Traveler's annual Readers' Choice Awards With 10 miles of stunning shoreline and an unmatched golf experience, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is one of America's top vacation destinations. In addition to the five championship golf courses, two tennis centers, it is known as one of the top eco-friendly resorts in the U.S. and has a world-renowned recreation and nature program With close to 600 villas and luxury homes and the Forbes Five Star/AAA Five Diamond, 255-room oceanfront hotel and spa, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the resort offers a wide variety of accommodation options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Address: 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Kiawah Island
Price Range: $253 - $679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kiawah Island Golf Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 580
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Kiawah Island Golf Hotel Kiawah Island
Kiawah Island Resort
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Kiawah Island Golf Resort South Carolina
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“Facing the ocean, corner suites are best.”
 of 5 bubbles Jay323443, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Sanctuary has an indoor pool only for guests staying at the hotel. If you stay in the villas, you can not use the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles SavyTravlr, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas are well-appointed. Sanctuary Hotel is gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles reduff, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Use the shuttle for transportation.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelkM9065CR, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Look at the pictures and ask if they could up grade for a premium room.”
 of 5 bubbles frankiegarber, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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