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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   12 Kiawah Beach Dr., Kiawah Island, SC 29455
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Kiawah Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Rosemarybh910 Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful setting, to be sure, but the service was spotty and the organizational structure of the resort left much to be desired. We waited in our car for assistance at check in, while staff chatted among themselves. At reception, we were greeted in a chilly fashion at best, and were astonished when the reception staff literally pointed to the... More

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place treats every guest like royalty. Everyone is friendly and always ready to go the extra mile. The place is magnificent and ist class. The spa treatments were the best. The pool was excellent. I would come again in a heartbeat.

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Aliso Viejo
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I stayed at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort last week and it truly is an exceptional resort with elegant Southern charm. The hotel staff offered impeccable service, the breakfast buffet at Jasmine Porch was delicious (especially the shrimp & grits and sausage & gravy with biscuits -- classic Southern breakfast dishes), and the beach was easily accessible... More

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Farmville, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have vacationed on Kiawah Island for more than 16 years. I have noticed a signifiant decline in both the attitude and atmophere of both the facilities and employees in the past several years. In general, I have never encountered a ruder, more arrogant and pretentious group of people in my life. I elected to have dinner at the Ryder... More

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Mike_Vegis, Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you for sharing your dining experience. I would like to apologize as obviously we did not exceed your expectations. If possible, and at your leisure please contact me directly at 843 637 1596. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to have some more specific detail about your experience. Thank you, Michael Blake General Manager Ocean Course Food... More

Chattanooga, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was a great vacation for 6 adults and 2 small children. Kiawah is well located for all of us from Tennessee, Kentucky and New York. Our house was steps from the beach and the porch looked over a marsh where my grandson and I watched alligators and all kinds of birds. We had fun on the uncrowded beach and... More

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Southern US
14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Kiawah Golf (and Tennis!) Resort is a great place to take a vacation. We used the beach, bikes, pools and tennis facilities every day. When you come to Kiawah, plan to park your car and ride bikes all week! Bike rentals are easy-peasy; we had two adult bikes and a tow-cart for a four-year-old; the six-year-old brought his bike but... More

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Imlay City, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The resort and island are beautiful but, unfortunately, we ran into many staff errors during our recent week of our wedding. We decided to marry at the Ocean Course because of the beauty and the staff which found to be very congenial on our first visit. We started planning last fall and everything seem to be going perfectly until the... More

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Mike_Vegis, General Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Mrs. Muir-Murphy, We are sorry that your experience with the Resort did not meet your expectation. Your comments concerning your dissatisfaction with our services are very unusual as we usually receive the highest of praises from our wedding clients. We regret that your bridal ready room was a disappointment and that the flow of the evening was longer than you... More

Macomb, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Visited Kiawah Island for a "Buddies" golf trip. The 3 of us shared a 3 bedroom villa in the West Village. Service was universally excellent as were the facilities. Had a problem with the free WiFi, but they sent two ladies over who fixed the problem promptly. The highlight is golf at the Ocean Course which is not so fearsome... More

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Visited for five days recently. Fantastic service wherever we went. From wonderful golf courses to great restaurants service was always with smile. Specials thanks to Robert in customer service/reception he should be on the stage! This guy will go far. We will be back to Kiawah probably one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Thanks.

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St. Louis, MO
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19 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Two words explain why Kiawah is a five star property. Customer Service. I recently had the opportunity to stay in back-to-back villa rentals at Kiawah Resort. One was through the resort and the other through one of the vacation rental companies. Both villas were well maintained. Although the private rental was beautiful and extremely well appointed, we did run into... More

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Address: 12 Kiawah Beach Dr., Kiawah Island, SC 29455
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Kiawah Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kiawah Island Golf Resort 5*
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