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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Long Beach, New York
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel , lovely beach nice staff. But food not so good , tamosos Italian restaurant we tried to eat dinner the first night there at 830pm. The place fairly busy with a lot of kids running around , which is no problem. Ordered nice red bottle of wine , this came out warm as hell. I asked the waitress... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went to The Sanctuary last week for 2 nights/3 days. It was our second trip there and once again did not disappoint. We spent the majority of our time at the adult pool. Beautiful view and excellent service. We walked down to the beach in from of the hotel a couple of times. It's a wide,... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from our first trip to the Sanctuary. Service, amenities, and activities were great! From great service to great restaurants, to great golf, to a great atmosphere, we had an excellent vacation. Restaurants: Highly recommend Cherrywood Barbecue (Osprey Point), brunch at Jasmine, the Ocean Room, breakfast at the Southern Kitchen, and the Ryder Cup Bar & Grill (especially... More 

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Whiteville, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our expectations were greatly exceeded. This was the trip of a lifetime. All of the staff were very nice and the accommodations were perfect. From the moment that we arrived it was obvious that we had made the right decision for lodging at The Sanctuary. Every detail was thought of and we felt as if we were in paradise. The... More 

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Pikesville, Maryland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our 3rd visit to The Sanctuary and, as always, a 5-star experience. Special thanks to Colin, the adult pool attendant, for making each day great. His attention to our every need was outstanding and greatly appreciated.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say, this is probably one of the nicest resorts I have been to. I go on a buddy golf trip every year with a group of friends. Been to most of the top resorts, and this one was my favorite. Great service, beautiful accommodations, great golf, food was very good, pool and beach were beautiful. I cannot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start by saying the sanctuary is a beautiful property. Most of the staff was extremely pleasant and service was generally good. However with the prices they charge at the Sanctuary, service should be consistently excellent… and it was not. I also felt like I was nickel and dimed a lot. For example, we ate at the Ocean Club... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a travel nanny and went to this resort with a family of a 3 year old and 3 months old. I cannot vouch for price/value as I did not pay. My review is based on how family friendly, food choices and things to do, the quality of room/service. Room: as you can tell from pictures the room with... More 

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my only daughter's 30th birthday, she and I planned a three day retreat from the world. Though this is a golf resort, and we are not golfers, this was a sublime destination. Quiet, classy, ocean front and serene, we enjoyed everything. The room was expansive, with superior attention down to the last detail. We had a premier ocean view... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sanctuary was truly a wonderful experience. Room was fantastic, with great ocean view. Bathroom was fantastic as well. Maid service was great. They keep the rooms, hallway and hotel exceptionally clean as they should for a 5star hotel. Wish we had more time. There are so many things to do or just relax. We rented bikes and and rode... More 

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