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The Cloister at Sea Island

100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island, GA 31561
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012
CarolinaGirls50 Sanford, North Carolina
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Sanford, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

I just returned from a 2 night stay at The Cloister with my husband. Words cannot describe how perfectly wonderful our stay was at this property that "took our breath away". The rooms were stunning with great views and ambience. The staff was friendly and helpful. You must visit The Georgian Room for a dining experience you will not forget.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Living in Atlanta I had heard about The Cloister for years...I'm just sorry it took me so long to finally visit. The entire resort is gorgeous. Everywhere you look are beautiful views, both in and outside of the hotel. My suite was enormous and very well appointed, especially the bathroom. The food at the various restaurants was most impressive. From... More

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palm Beach County
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

had the opportunity to spend three glorious nights in October at this resort. Attention to detail, cleanliness and friendly efficient staff all made for a perfect stay. Beautiful grounds for strolling. Complimentary afternoon tea in the bird room. Stroll around and visit the on property chapel.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and I spent a long weekend here and stayed in a suite at the Ocean Villas. Wow - the suite was beautifully decorated with a full kitchen (Bosch all around), lovely furniture, two full bathrooms and ocean views from both porches. We played tennis (Har-Tru courts) and enjoyed the pool at the Beach Club. Especially recommend the Flounder... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

As calm and peaceful as a medieval cloister with fantastic staff. The draft Sweetwater beer from Atlanta was brilliant. The food is rather bland. The gardens are exceptional. The only downside is a feeling of being controlled. Loved the complimentary strawberry margarita at 5pm.

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RRiess, General Manager at The Cloister at Sea Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We would love to speak further with you to discuss your stay so we can continue to improve our guest experience. Please feel free to contact our managing director, Rick Riess, at rickriess@seaisland.com More

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15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This entire island and resort is first class and one of the best resorts in the country - if not the world. Gorgeous, historic property on the Atlantic Ocean with great rooms, even better suites, and unmatched service. Old photos in the common areas show visits by past U.S. presidents, famous foreign dignitaries, and other noteworthy people from the past... More

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San Francisco Bay Area
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Came here to celebrate our anniversary and to attend my husband's high school reunion and we loved it! The staff was extremely attentive. In fact, after we left The Cloister, I realized I did not get a photo of the wait staff and Chef at the Georgian Room. I sent an email requesting a photo and received one back the... More

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tsgbhalf
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118 reviews 118 reviews
42 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Here for the McGladrey Classic (PGA). Hotel is worthy of every star. Staff is attentive without being "too close". The sleeping rooms are spacious and well appointed. Common areas are spectacular. You need to experience this place with someone special.

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RRiess, General Manager at The Cloister at Sea Island, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed The McGladrey Classic and hope to see you at Sea Island again in the near future! More

arkansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Accommendations were first class..rooms were very large, well lite, balcony, the bedrooms and shower area was first class.. Friendly service. The only negative was the 20% surcharge automatically added to any and all purchases plus room and additional taxes..

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The accommodations were unbelieveable. I could have lived in our room for a month and never felt crowded. The bathroom alone was worth every penny. The grounds were lush and comfortable. Everyone was attuned to our needs. The Beach Club facility was simply amazing. We were able to sit by the pool, beach or on the lawn and relax. We... More

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Address: 100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island, GA 31561
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Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Golden Isles of Georgia > Sea Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Resort that offers golf lessons plus a variety of other activities such as kayaking, horseback riding, sailing and swimming. ... more   less 
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