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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

5.0 of 5 12 Kiawah Beach Dr., Kiawah Island, SC 29455
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Top notch service at a 5-Star Resort is what you expect and that is what we got. Great food, too. We ate at Jasmine Porch on three occasions for breakfast and lunch. We ate at the Ocean Room and Tomasso's for dinner. Cocktails were at the pool bar and restaurant, Loggerheads. Wait staff was always there when you wanted them... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We rented one of the Beach Townhouses at the Kiawah resort and it was the perfect option for a family with small children. We went into Charleston a number of times to eat at several restaurants, but we appreciated coming back to an ocean views and lots of space in the evening. The resort made it easy to wrap all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My first time to visit Kiawah and we picked the perfect place Windswept Villas at Kiawah Island Golf resort! So much lush vegetation in this nature preserve you don't realize how many properties are on the island. Highly recommend 4331 Windswept although it said partial ocean views 3 areas had full ocean view with only the palm trees to frame... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you like "old, musty, cockroach-infested, thieving" locales, then this is your place! Otherwise, STEER CLEAR. 1. Booked house through resort & luckily it was new construction. Still, we were bombarded w/ COCKROACHES every morning. Little red roaches, big 2"+ black roaches, all varieties. When I called concierge, was told "Oh those aren't cockroaches. They're palmetto bugs." Google palmetto bugs.... More 

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MikeVegis01, Public Relations Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Palmetto bugs are a fact of life in the coastal Lowcountry. We spray but we are limited. First off, anyone who has every visited Kiawah Island Golf Resort knows that we are very sensitive to the environment. So, we only use the most environmentally safe bug sprays. Using stronger chemicals would go against our “green” nature and such pesticides are,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband was coming to the resort for a conference so I was excited to join him...we even booked a few extra days at the villa. From what I had read, I was expecting a luxury resort, with high-end amenities. However, I didn't find that the resort lived up to expectations, though they certainly charge 5-star prices. I live in... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed in a 1 bedroom villa. It was clean, comfortable and very well appointed for an enjoyable golf and beach vacation. Our villa was a short walk from the beach, which is great for walking and sitting and not crowded at all. There are miles and miles of bike trails all over the island and they are easily reached... More 

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Kanssas City, Missouri
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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

My fourth stay on the island . Villas vary by amenities and location but I've loved each. This time we stayed at a Parkside villa with ample deck and screen porch area. Spent lots of time out there enjoying the weather and the view. Lots of activities (bike rental, pools, beach, paddleboarding, sunset cruise, nature bike tour)! Gorgeous island and... More 

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed at one of the Turtle Point Villas. The villa is exceptionally large for a family of 5. Close to the River Course where the wedding was held, the Night Heron pool where I took my toddler to play and the Sanctuary pool & Beach, also a great relaxing area. I wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy... More 

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LaGrangeville, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Kiawah Island is the most relaxing, serene place I have ever been! I have traveled extensively and you won't find more beautiful beaches, tropical wonders, hospitality that can't be matched and if you want to be one with nature, this is the only place to be! Love this place - plan on retiring here -

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

I have been here before for a wedding and was very excited to bring my family back for a week. We have two small children so rented a villa in east beach to be near Night Heron pool and beach. Little did I know coming right before Labor Day would be a problem. The whole schedule of the resort changed... 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*
Number of rooms: 580
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