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Summit, New Jersey, USA
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

The facility was lovely and our room was ready when we checked in, I don't think that they even asked if we wanted help with our luggage? But maybe because we didn't valet park, they "figured" that we didn't? The Ocean Room was closed, so we made a reservation at Jasmine Porch. They didn't have the Flounder that I wished...

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

Dear MissSiss1, 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 apologize that your stay with us fell short of our expectations and I would wish the chance to speak with your more should your schedule permit. Please reach out to...

Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 December 2014

All-In-All, a great, beautiful resort that we really have enjoyed going to for the last three yrs. Every one on staff is friendly and they go out of their way to take notice of special celebrations you may be having, such as birthdays, anniv's, etc....We do intend to go back again! Only thing I would like to mention is the...

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

Dear Timetostay, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay in December at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I apologize that your shower seemed to not meet your or our expectation. Should you like to discuss your feedback any further please reach out to me...

Orinda, California
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Wonderful part of South Carolina.. Golfers paradise.. We biked on the beach and all Through the area for miles -saw tons of animals-raccoons and deer and crab and so many birds..weather beautiful, whole Property seemed ocean facing, soaking tub and balcony and spa was Devine here... Golfed, explored charleston and just soaked up Sun.. Timeshares near by seemed worn and...

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

Dear Drmader, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay with us this past May. I’m so glad you were able to explore the island via bicycle, and enjoy the 32 miles of paved trails we have to offer. The...

Darien, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The Sanctuary is a very special place indeed. We have stayed there three times and have enjoyed it very much each time. Driving in one senses the quality and style and this impression is maintained through every aspect of the hotel and its location. It is full of southern charm from the folks that greet you and those that fill...

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

Dear Steve P, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Thank you for returning to The Sanctuary, we so appreciate your loyalty. We do take pride in our genuine southern hospitality and it always makes me happy to read that it is...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

Unbelievably first class resort hotel. Spectacular views and the food and service were top notch . Concierge service excellent. Plus tons of activities for adults as well as our kids ( 9 and 12) . The kids are already bugging us to come back next year.they mad a lot of friends. Beyond our expectations , which were quite high based...

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

Dear Mike C, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in August at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m happy to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. I hope to have the chance to welcome you back again soon, only a 45...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Just back from a 5 night stay at the Sanctuary on Kiawah. Everything was exceptional, superb, over the top, from arrival to departure. We did a 3 day golf school with Ronnie Miller, PGA the Director of Instruction at the learning center which really helped both of us on our games. Great instructor. Really loves the game and teaching and...

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

Dear Steve K, Thank you so much for your Trip Advisor review on your recent stay with us in December at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I am very pleased to read you had a fantastic golf trip with us and are planning a return visit in 2015! I will make sure to pass along your kind words...

Brightwaters, New York
Reviewed 18 December 2014

The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Resort should be on everyone's bucket list of places to stay in South Carolina. It is super impressive, with a grand lobby that speaks to a different era, a charming lobby bar, beautiful rooms [ with balconies and a water view] and a staff that is second to none. Did I mention that it...

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

Dear Tedray139, Thank you for your sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us in November at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us and play golf at The Ocean Course. Thank you for your glowing review and your kind words about the resort. I hope to have...

Scottsdale, AZ
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We spent two nights over Thanksgiving at the beautiful Sanctuary. It never disappoints. Perfect, Southern hospitality, beautiful & clean rooms, wonderful food (one hiccup on this trip). The trip starts out right with a a "welcome back" note offering us a bottle of champagne from the mini-bar. Sitting in the lobby bar is so wonderfully retro. This is the kind...

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

Dear laplume9254, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor on your recent stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so happy to read that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday with us. I apologize about the “hiccup” you experienced during your stay. Should you like to discuss your feedback any further please reach...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 10 December 2014

My husband and I have been to Kiawah Island several times and loved it, but we had never stayed at The Sanctuary. So in early November, we celebrated our 25th anniversary with a 4 night stay there. It was absolutely perfect. It is extremely rare that I cannot come up with at least one or two minor suggestions for improvement....

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

Dear Allthewrightstuff, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. We were honored that you chose us to spend your 25th Wedding Anniversary celebration with and I’m very happy to read that you have some wonderful memories to hold to forever. We look...

Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 9 December 2014

It may be the magic of the beaches or the salt air, but this a resort I would return to time and time again. The beaches are superlative and the resort matches. Our room had a view of the beach and the pool. Sitting at the adult pool with a frosty beverage in hand, looking at the ocean over my...

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

Dear TheInduglentTraveler, Thank you for your glowing recommendation of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Your description of the hotel and resort is lovely, thank you. I’m so happy you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back with us, hopefully soon! Kind Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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: ₹ 17,783 - ₹ 53,349 (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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