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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
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

By organizing a top level conference in a remote place 45 minutes from the nearest (small) airport, one needs to know that the journey will be worth it. AND, it certainly is! The Sanctuary is exactly that, a Holy Grail of what a resort/spa/hotel/golf resort should be. The physical plan of the Sanctuary is outstanding with many very real and... More 

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had lunch at Jasmine s Porch on the way to Savannah. Lunch and service were lovely. The location and feel of Sanctuary Resort is truly beautiful. Worth the drive. We were unable to obtain a room reservation, I called three months in advance, it was spring vation. There is a very serene feel here. I could sit in an... More 

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are accustomed to staying at high-end resorts and hotels, which is only to say that we are good judges of the sometimes subtle differences between a poorly-managed and well-managed luxury hotels. We stayed at the Sanctuary over one of the hotel's busiest Spring Break weeks. Even with 100% occupancy, the hotel was immaculate and calmly-run...clicking along at full steam... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 3rd time here. From the moment you walk in the lobby you will be wowed. Great 2 night stay for a short spring break. Ocean view room. Really comfortable beds, mini fridge and balcony. The staff is certainly 5 star. Housekeeping 2 times a day was certainly something I could get used to! The shuttle service to... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit. Whilst the hotel still provides exemplary service the golf courses are expensive, busy and in one case, Turtle Point, badly managed. Further Ocean is poor value at 310 dollars plus a "suggested" 70 for the caddy when many greens have poor surfaces from either poor maintenance or over use.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved our time at the Sanctuary. The hotel was lovely and the room was great. They even had a vanity outside of the bathroom where I could apply my makeup (why don't more hotels think of that?) the staff was wonderful, especially Dwight, one of the attendants at the Atlantic pool. He always had towels waiting on our... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked our family's overnight stay here on our way to FL for spring break, so I had no expectations. My first thought as we pulled up was "I am not fancy enough right now to walk through the lobby!" Top notch service and facility with amazing attention to detail and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Our snacks poolside were delicious... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent sums it up; every interaction, every request, every member of staff. The experience was consistent throughout our four night stay over Easter. Rooms were well appointed and the staff took great care to make sure we had everything required. Our room was on the 5th floor, with view of ocean and great lawn. We brought our one year old,... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I completely enjoyed our third stay at the Sanctuary. The service by all the staff was professional and courteous. The food was very good and priced well. There was a gas leak one evening and we were evacuated for two hours. An employee named Christy, stepped up and changed our dinner reservations to another location outside the... More 

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Deerfield
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very rear to have absolutely zero complaints about a lodging experience, and this is an example of just that. The grounds are exquisite, with attention to every possible detail. The lobby is majestic. The pool is great, and backs up to miles of beach. Easy access to bike rental on site. Good fitness center, good food options and... More 

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