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The Cloister at Sea Island

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100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island, GA 31561
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This hotel epitomizes luxury and is somewhat secluded for privacy. The service is phenomenal. I have never had such a relaxing stay at a hotel or resort when there was a full house. My only complaint is parking near rooms. Much of it is curbside and the landscaping makes it difficult to see at times. Nonetheless, I have already planned... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Sea Island as your resort destination. I sincerely appreciate your compliments regarding our resort. I am sorry to hear about the difficulty with parking near your room. When you return next year, our valet staff would be delighted to assist with parking and escorting you via golf cart to any location on Sea Island. I look... More 

Union City, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

"If you or your company ever have the time or budget" "The Cloister Sea Island Georgia" Is were to be. Not only for Business, but to indulge in luxury & pamper to get away from it all. There are no words to describe the type of service, you have to experience it for your self. The 5 Start Resort has... More 

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

Thank you for the warm comments regarding your recent stay at Sea Island. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. I hope to welcome you back to Sea Island soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Where do I begin? Three Jersey "Girls" (60+) were wowed from the get go. We have vacationed for more than twenty years, all over the country and Europe and we all agreed The Cloister trumped all of the rest. Comfortable, luxurious accommodations, friendly, helpful staff, fabulous complex and spa, delicious, creative restaurants, enjoyable entertainment and the list goes on and... More 

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

Thank you for being a recent guest at Sea Island and taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted to hear you and your guests enjoyed visit! I look forward to sharing your compliments with our team and I hope to welcome you back soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The service and facilities at the The Cloister really are over the top! We stayed in an Ocean Villa Room over the Labor Day weekend. The 1st floor location of our room was a bit disappointing initially since we did not have the ocean view expected. We quickly dismissed our concerns as we looked around the room. Wow, it was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

What an awesome experience. It was the first visit for me and my husband and we had a really good time. The property is beautiful (very clean) and the service was outstanding. One day we toured St. Simon Island and had enjoyed that experience as well. The only negative is that we stayed at the Beach Club and it was... More 

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

Thank you for being a recent guest at The Cloister. I appreciate you taking the time to write regarding your experience at our resort and am pleased to know you enjoyed your stay. I regret to learn the early morning cleaning team did not allow for you to enjoy your balcony in the morning. We would love to welcome your... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is a 5 star experience from beginning to end. The grounds, the setting , the attention to detail and the lovely way the staff anticipated our every need but never seemed to hover. As we had teens who were going to be making use of the pool area we stayed in the beach club villas and had a lovely... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

When a five-star institution truly is five-star, there is nothing like it and the Cloister is most definitely a five-star institution that lives up to every promise, every expection, and exceeds it. My companion and I do not normally have the opportunity to stay in this kind of an environment, but a client scheduled a few days of meetings here... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Vacation at this resort is like being on your private island. The grounds are beautifuly kept, the grand building breaths history and the service is impecable...no wonder this place have been popular retreat for many dignitaries and famous people. We stayed in our private vila Lamier, what a beatiful huge home in natural setting (direct sea wasnt available) 5 min... More 

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

Thank you for being a recent guest at Sea Island. I appreciate you taking the time to write regarding your experience at our resort and am pleased to know you enjoyed your stay. Please accept my apology regarding the delayed availability of your villa. I am happy to hear the manager on duty tried hard to resolve the problem and... More 

Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at the Cloister. The main building and grounds were stunning, service was impeccable (with one exception), and the suite was beautiful. Breakfast each morning in the Georgian Room was delightful, with amazing service (Debra and Laura stood out). Our only complaint was the front desk at checkin. The young man, Miles (?), seemed bothered by... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent visit to Sea Island. I look forward to sharing your warm compliments with the Georgian Room staff. Please accept my sincere apology for the service issue you experienced. It is our commitment to provide our guests with the finest experience in the resort industry. I have spoken directly with our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

World class service. Everyone of the staff is the best. They can't do enough for you. The rooms are spectacular. The food is great. The setting is fantastic. The ocean, fishing, golf, it is ALL here for a wonderful experience.

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