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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This is the most breathtaking, and extraordinary property I have ever stayed in. I was completely Wowed the entire time- and it well exceeded my expectations (which were high from the start from reading previous reviews) The service is Top Notch and the staff in all departments will go out of their way to please you. We stayed in the...

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

Dear Kat R, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your stay with us this past winter at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so glad that you were able to come visit us for the first time! Thank you for your kind comments, it is so wonderful to read them. We...

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 February 2015

A glamorous hotel situated on miles of pristine South Carolina beach at Kiawah Island. The hotel itself is beautiful with a grand lobby and huge stair cases ascending to the upper level restaurants. Championship golf courses abound and bike rentals to explore the endless trails. There is a world class tennis facility next to the hotel. Of course all the...

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

Dear Dreyfus01, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us this past winter. Your photographs are lovely! I hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future. Warm Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager

Little River, South Carolina
Reviewed 13 February 2015

By far, the best place on the East coast to have a wedding. The people that work there are out standing in their smiles, friendliness, eager to please, service, presentation of every thing they offer, and I just can't say enough about this place. They served the most delicious buffet tables, yes, tables, there were 2 with different food menu...

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

Dear Gloria M, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. It makes me happy to read that you especially enjoyed the banquet functions during your stay while here for a wedding. I’ll be sure to pass along your message to our catering and conference services staff, as well as...

Conyers, Georgia
Reviewed 9 February 2015

When it comes to service, this place is simply the BEST! My wife and I have officially made this an annual trip. We were there in January for the second consecutive year. We were on guard for the level of service to possibly fall off, only because that has been our experience in the past with places that we really...

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

Dear Sterling G, Thank you for your glowing recommendation of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so happy we were able to surpass your “game” and expectations. I will be sure to pass along the kind words about the Jasmine Porch service and food to them at our next employee meeting. We look forward to your return visit...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is the third time my husband and I have stayed here and each time it has been fantastic. Staff could not have been friendlier, the hotel is amazing and Kiawah is beautiful. We stayed on a golf and dinner deal this time which worked out at excellent value for a place this good. All of our bookings had been...

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

Dear Alison m, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m delighted to read you loved your return stay with us and we also loved having you back with us. The walk to The Ocean Course on the beach is lovely; you can also ride your bike with the hard...

Pittsburgh
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We stayed during the ‘off season’ encompassing January/February during Superbowl weekend and though the resort was fairly empty by its usual standards the quality of service was outstanding. The concierge desk was attentive to our requests and the staff seemed to genuinely enjoy their jobs. They even addressed us by our names throughout the stay. Some of the spa menu...

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

Dear Lumistus, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in January at The Sanctuary at Kiawah island Golf Resort. It makes me so happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us. The offseason is a wonderful time of the year to come if you are...

Wheeling, West Virginia
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We stayed at the Sanctuary for a weekend and happily discovered it was Comedy weekend at Kiawah. The staff is very attentive to the guests needs, the rooms are lovely and comfortable, breakfasts are delicious, and the views of the ocean restorative! The Wells Gallery is a real gem showcasing outstanding, local art. It all made for a delightful getaway...

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

Dear WVjo, Thank you for writing a review on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in February over our first annual Comedy Weekend! I’m glad that you enjoyed The Wells Gallery; it is a wonderful gallery as well as the one downtown Charleston on Meeting Street. I’m so happy you had a nice time with us; I hope to...

NC
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We book a room for two nights during the Kiawah marathon. It was beautiful. We book far in advance, when we arrived they gave us a free upgrade to ocean view, nice extra. Everyone one on the staff was very friendly and helpful. Our room was very elegant, and had a nice roomy balcony with a wonderful view. It was...

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

Dear Joh1Kar2, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor about your stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort over marathon weekend. I’m so glad to read that you enjoyed your weekend with us. I hope to welcome you back again soon with us! Kind Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager

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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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...

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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
In your room
  • 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: €253 - €759 (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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