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The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We met friends here for a quick three night stay. We usually stay in downtown Charleston at the Market Pavilion, but opted for the beach this trip. We had been here before in December a couple of years ago, but nothing beats a warm summer beach stay. The staff are very well trained and hospitable, and the food and service... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Sanctuary, had a beautiful ocean front suite on the 4th floor with connecting rooms. The staff was wonderful especially housekeeping (Christine couldn't have been nicer) and the beach staff. The Ocean Course is beautiful and our dinners at the Atlantic Room and Ocean Room were outstanding. Bike riding the beach from the Ocean Course... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The second I entered the Sanctuary Hotel I got a breath taking view of the ocean. The hotel is full of character and happy energy! The decor s amazing as well! Plus the service and food was impeccable!!! I would go back anytime! Everyone was so happy and helpful. It is great for a guys golf weekend, or a fun... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ranks close to the Ritz Reserve in Puerto Rico and has five golf courses for the public to play in the gated property. Mercedes convertible is available at no charge to all non-smoking guest. Free shuttle to all venues inside the preserve. One 4 star restaurant in the hotel and several other eateries on site. Room service is over the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I proposed to my girlfriend during dinner at the Sanctuary. We had arrived for a summer vacation with her under the impression it was going to be a golf trip for me and father. While the girls all beached it up and went shopping. I stashed the ring in my golf bag and told the concierge that's where it was.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a wonderful 4 days not only because the hotel is beautiful but because the staff are so accommodating. We have been fortunate to have stayed at some of the finest hotels in the world and the Sanctuary is our favorite. The restaurants are all first class for food and service. We will be making this a yearly event.

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Oakton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanctuary is a beautiful setting with a wonderful wide beach. The service was excellent and our anniversary was honored several times including a rose petal heart on our bed the first evening. We had a corner ocean front premier room which was quite spacious and the view spectacular with adequate storage, and 2 balconies. (Well worth the "upgrade.") The... More 

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Surf City, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Anniversary trip in March 2015. We stayed in one bedroom condo on East Beach. Loved the condo. Rented bikes and played golf. Service and restaurants were awesome. Everyone so very nice but bring your wallet!!!! It is not cheap. Golf was $600 just for the two of us. It was a splurge. Been there, done that and could not afford... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The wide, beautiful beach and 18 and older pool were huge advantages of this lovely resort in South Carolina and the Ocean Room restaurant served us a delicious 5 star dinner. The rooms, spa and availability of food and drinks made this a wonderful stay for us and should have earned the resort a 5. It didn't hurt though that... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this resort for 7 nights with another couple. We thought he whole property needed some refreshing and updating. It reminded me of the Greenbriar Hotel before its renovation. Their nice restaurant (2nd floor) was quite good and we enjoyed the meal. However, it was very difficult to get a drink in the bar off the lobby. More... More 

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