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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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12 Kiawah Beach Dr., Kiawah Island, SC 29455
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family (ages 3 to 63) stayed in a Night Heron Cottage which is a very easy walk to the Nature Center, splash pool, Night Heron Park where there are family activities. We rented bikes which is a must simply because that is such a great way to enjoy the island. Lots of bike trails and you can bike on... More 

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

4 + stars for the island, activities and amenities...2 stars for th expensive condo. Normally I always book thru VRBO but this trip not knowing the area wants quality and full access to all activities as traveling with young kids. Based on quality of the resort and the generic photo on reservation page, assumed nice clean update rooms. About a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a one bedroom condo from Kiawah Resorts and would NOT recommend this...unless you are a fan of outdated, moldy, spidery accommodations. The condo was near the beach, which was wonderful. And Kiawah as a resort is wonderfully maintained. But when you book through the Resort, they cannot tell you which condo you get...so it is gambler's choice. We... More 

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

We apologize for your experience on Kiawah Island Golf Resort, however, unless you booked as part of a group (who would be responsible for assigning villas), you did have the opportunity to view the villa before making a reservation. All of the resort's villas have individual pages with pictures and lists of amenities on our web page. Also, each of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not rent this property! The house was not only poorly equipped it was filthy. Can you imagine our frustration; after driving 12 hours and spending $9,000.00 to find dirty dishes in the cabinets and silverware with food and grease in the drawers? The air intakes were covered with so much dust you could not see them. No iron or... More 

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

161 Surfsong is not on Kiawah Island Golf Resort's rental program. It's either a VRBO or a rental property of one of the other of the island's rental agencies. We do our best to make sure none of our properties have such issues plus, renting through Kiawah Island Golf Resort gives renters the best prices for golf & tennis as... More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in a one bedroom villa at the tennis courts and had an amazing stay. Beautiful lagoon view off the back porch, beautifully decorated and a great size for a one bedroom. The beach was a short walk away. Check in went very smoothly and we couldn't ask for better service. We utilized the on island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a standard king guestroom at The Sanctuary Hotel but there was nothing standard about it. The bed was luxurious, bathroom with tub perfectly appointed and views were amazing from the oversized balcony. Breakfast daily at the Jasmine Porch with a delicious buffet. However, the Shrimp & Grits were my favorite! We went to pool and enjoyed the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is a 5 star experience of luxurious settings, beautiful rooms and pristine service. The staff are very friendly and helpful, they offer a turn-down service, refill your ice bucket, ensure you have everything you need. I felt like a celebrity, they make you feel so special. The food is amazing, there is so much to do there (even... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been to Kiawah. We stayed in a tennis club 1 bedroom villa for our 25th wedding anniversary and were pleasantly surprised by the entire experience. From the ease and friendliness of the booking process and their correspondence up to the trip was excellent service. The villa was newly upgraded with a lagoon view and we even saw an alligator... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We also had a very difficult time finding the Villa check in! FYI - check in is located across from the convention center in the Town Market area. Take the sixth right once past the gate house. If you see the sign for the Sanctuary Hotel you've gone too far. Use 5480 Sea Forest Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455 for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I came in late Friday night (2am) after a 7 hour drive to attend theconference. The GPS took us to the Sanctuary based on the address I got in my reservation email. The staff at the Sanctuary were extremely nice, and gave me appropriate directions to the Villa check in area. When we got there, it was so dark that... More 

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

Our most sincere apologies for the experience you had while our guest at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. We pride ourselves on our service and our attention to detail and we find it extremely regretful that we did not follow through on expectations for this stay. In regards to the lighting on the island, due to the fact that the island... More 

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