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The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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caversham
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Great if your into golf boring if your not. Nothing really wrong with the place comfortable good sized rooms with ocean views, but whole place felt like a generic Disney for golfers. I'm sure you could die here and no one would actually know. Men all play talk and live golf whilst the women are all gym bunnies and anorexic....

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear gpary, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in January. I’m very sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay with here with us. Please give me a call directly if you would like to give more feedback on your stay...

Charleston, United States
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We attended the inaugural Kiawah Comedy Weekend and had a fantastic time. The comedy was sensational, the rooms were divine, staff went over and above to cater to your every need. I love this hotel, the atmosphere and the location is to die for. Hoping that they will have the Second Annual Kiawah Comedy Weekend because we will be one...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lori H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor on your recent stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed our first ever “Kiawah Comedy Weekend.” I hope that it too will become an annual event. Please continue to check our website for...

Aiken, South Carolina
Reviewed 27 January 2015

My wife and I brought a group of 16 friends to The Sanctuary this past weekend for the inaugural comedy show. Most of the members of our group were first time guests and all were very happy with the accommodations, service and amenities offered here. This time, we dined at Tomassos and Jasmine Porch. While not quite at the level...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris C, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us in January over the Comedy Weekend. I’m so glad you enjoyed our first Comedy Weekend here at The Sanctuary. We seemed to have received excellent feedback so I would hope to see this become an annual event! Thank you for your return visit, and I...

Blythewood, SC
Reviewed 25 January 2015

From the time you pull up until you leave, this is one nice hotel. Everything about it is beautiful -- the lobby, the bars, the location on the beach, the rooms ... all are about as good as you can get. The staff is top notch. The attention to detail is excellent. The food was great. We attended a comedy...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Foxsc, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your recent stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so pleased to read your complimentary words about the hotel and your visit with us. I hope to welcome you back again very soon! Kind Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager

Washington DC
Reviewed 24 January 2015

My family recently spent four nights at The Sanctuary. We had a very large suite with a great view of the ocean. We were told our room would be ready when we arrived, but when we actually checked in they said they needed a few more hours. The hotel itself is gorgeous. The lobby is spacious and nicely decorated. They...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Laysadc, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your stay with us in January at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Your pictures are lovely and I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your Ocean view Suite. I apologize that you did not get a great wifi connection in the fitness center....

north carolina
Reviewed 22 January 2015

One couldn't ask for a more intimate and relaxing "sanctuary" to get away and unwind. Everything is pristine and the service is impeccable. Your experience here will last forever and you will eagerly book your next stay. With all that said, we were somewhat disappointed in the quality of the food at Tomassos and Jasmine Porch. My beet salad at...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wonderchildnc, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in December at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your stay for the most part but am disappointed to see that you were not impressed by the food at Tomasso or The...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Four of us had drinks and dinner on Jan. 8 .Drinks in the lounge by the fireplace , set it up for a great night. Food was 5 star , service also 5 star . This is my 5 th or 6 th trip , always perfect .

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Steve S, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your recent trip to The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. We appreciate our Charleston Locals very much! I’m very glad to read you enjoyed your evening at the hotel and hope to have you back again soon in the Spring! Kind Regards, Bill...

Jarrettsville, Maryland
Reviewed 15 January 2015

Off season stay allowed us to have the property pretty much to ourselves. Large room with nice big balcony overlooking the Atlantic and a super bathroom! Delicious she crab bisque and drinks in the lounge snuggled by the fireplace. Good service and very friendly staff ..shuttle service to additional spots on the island was appreciated

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear bobcat1967, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your recent stay with us this month at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I'm so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hanging out by the fireplace in the lobby bar is one of my favorite things to do in...

Savannah area, GA
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed for one night in mid-December to celebrate our friends' birthdays. We had a great time. The resort was only lightly populated and it felt like we had the place to ourselves. The public areas were well-decorated for the holidays. Our room was very nice - not the nicest place we've ever stayed - but well worth what we...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tigerfan85, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor on your recent stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I apologize that your arrival and check-in experience did not hold up to our standards and I would wish the opportunity to discuss your feedback further in detail. Please reach out to me...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Went with 5 people to the lounge for a couple of drinks on New Years Eve. The waitress literally ignored us and wouldn't even make eye contact with us. One person went to the bar and asked for service. Although the bartender asked the waitress to serve us, she scowled at him and still did not come to the table....

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Dear Joan D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I regret that you did not have the most positive experience here at The Sanctuary lobby bar. I always welcome valid feedback from all sources as this has always proven to be one...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Near Charleston, SC, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is an oceanfront Five Star/ Five Diamond hotel and spa offering casual Southern grace, comfort and charm on one of the top eco-friendly island in the U.S. It features five golf courses including The Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship. Tennis magazine ranks it as America's No. 3 tennis resorts and it has one of the top-ranked beaches in the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sanctuary Hotel at 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: $780 - $1,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 255
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“The rooms are all great!; especially overlooking the ocean.”
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“Go for high ocean view if you can afford it. Corner rooms are the best or the ones at the ocean end of the horseshoe.”
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“Worth it to have an ocean front room. Waking up to that view is everything, plus, sunsets.”
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