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The Cloister at Sea Island

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100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island, GA 31561
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Watkinsville, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally relaxing....excellent facilities and staff. Perfect setting, great accomodations. 3 golf courses, great tennis and biking. Beach club has fabulous pools and good beach...not the gulf but overall fantastic! I travel to The Cloister at least once a year. One of my favorite resorts in America! Never want to leave this resort!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've never written a review like this, but I'm so appalled by my experience that I felt compelled to do so. Bottom lime is the accommodations and atmosphere are stellar. BUT a simple over billing matter of $300 has taken more than 6 mos to resolve - It's still not resolved. They are quick to bill your CC daily so... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are seeking a quiet place to relax and unwind, The Cloister is definately the resort for you... I see why the logo on Sea Island is "Shhhhh". It offers many amenities and outdoor activities -- golf, beach, pools, fishing, kayaking, etc. While visiting during February, I noticed many people fishing off the pier riverside, swimming in the heated... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Second year in a row to celebrate our anniversary and this year, Valentines as well. This year we stayed in the main hotel instead of the condos where we stayed last year. We loved being in the main building closer to the spa, amenities and restaurants. There were warm fires burning in all of the lounging rooms / lobby which... More 

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SSteilen, President at The Cloister at Sea Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing The Cloister as your anniversary destination for the second year in a row. We are pleased you enjoyed our spa amenities and breakfast in The Georgian Room. I sincerely apologize for the miscommunication on Valentine’s Day about the prix-fixe menu in The Georgian Room. I hope to welcome you back to Sea Island in... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The Cloister is a gorgeous resort with old school Southern charm. The rooms on the whole are large and luxurious.... large bathrooms, in mirror TV, large tub. We did request to be moved from a bottom floor room because there was a musty smell but we were relocated shortly thereafter. Food, cocktails, tennis Pavillion (clay courts), fitness center, spa, choice... More 

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SSteilen, President at The Cloister at Sea Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of The Cloister. We are glad you found our resort to be a wonderful retreat and a breath of fresh “southern air” and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

Glen Cove, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This hotel has everything! I spent christmas and new years at the hotel. I don' t think I will ever want to by anywhere else for the holidays. The hotel was decorated beautifully, as well as the landscaping. The hotel's planned activities including dinners, spa, fitness center, fireworks and numerous holiday celebrations kept us busy the entire time. New years... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The Cloister is a fantastic experience. I've been going to The Cloister for nearly 20 years now, and while this resort has gone through considerable changes, every time I go three things remain consistent: 1) Excellent customer service-arguably among the best you will receive anywhere 2) Delectable buffets and cornbread 3) Luxurious and large rooms There isn't much left to... More 

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SSteilen, President at The Cloister at Sea Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to thoroughly review your stay at The Cloister and for visiting our resort for almost 20 years. I appreciate the feedback you provided and will share it with the appropriate areas so that we can continue to improve and deliver the gracious hospitality for which we are known. I hope to welcome... More 

Denver, CO
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19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We recently returned from Sea Island, having spent Christmas and New Years there with the whole family. I've heard so many great things about Sea Island over the years but had never had the chance to visit, but will most certainly be returning soon. It is the best resort experience in the United States; with outstanding activities, world class service,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a wonderful place for families. You will never be bored. There is every type of indoor/outdoor activity for adults and children, from the pool, golf, fishing, horseback riding and shooting, to even a movie theater. The restaurants are good, too, and the staff was very professional.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have heard about The Cloister at Sea Island for many years and frankly, was expecting to be let down by my own high expectations once I finally got to visit. However, it lived up to my expectations and then some. I was there for a business meeting, and I only wish that I could have stayed longer to experience... More 

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