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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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Bowling Green, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family of five stayed for six nights at The Sanctuary in an ocean view room. (Our four year old slept in a sleeping bag on the floor, but we appreciated that they allowed our family of five to stay in a single room.). The room was very large with a beautiful, roomy balcony. The hotel staff all provided excellent... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the closest thing to Heaven on Earth(and we do not play golf!) the rooms,the pool area the beach.... Perfect! Go to the restaurant at the Ocean Course for dinner and go back and eat in the bar..so much fun..so beautiful. Staff at all levels so wonderful and friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying at the Sanctuary was an incredible experience. From the Ocean Room restaurant to the lavish rooms, the resort strives for perfection. We stayed for our ten year anniversary. I was impressed by the fact that the Sanctuary and its staff wanted our anniversary to be special and really worked to make that happen. We will be back!

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful resort with attention given to every detail. Every employee is there to make sure your needs are met with a smile. Customer service and beautiful location set this resort apart from all others.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sanctuary is a wonderful hotel in Kiawah! The inside is beautiful and the pool is so relaxing as it overlooks the beach. There are two pools as well. The beaches of Kiawah are big, spacious and very relaxing. Not crowded at all. I recommend renting bikes for a day and riding around the island as well as riding on... More 

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

This was our first visit to The Sanctuary but it will not be our last. Everything about this property makes you feel comfortable and at home. The hotel is designed to make you feel like you are in a grand seaside mansion. The attention to detail in all the decor and furnishings in the lounges and common areas could not... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I spent three nights at the Sanctuary. The hotel and grounds were beautiful and being right on the beach can't be beat. The rooms are comfortably sized and the terrace views of the ocean are an added bonus. The chocolates given with turn down service happen to be top-notch. However, there are some negatives to point out.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanctuary is gorgeous. I think it was one of the most perfect hotels I have ever stayed in. The hotel itself is very beautiful. The beach is wonderful. It was a trip to celebrate a big birthday. The hotel did everything possible to recognize and help us celebrate. All of the staff were amazing. The restaurants on Kiawah island... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the best hotels and resorts in the world and if you like first class treatment and outstanding golf The Sanctuary is as good as it gets. Take advantage of Club level service and your stay will be absolutely stress free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in two adjoining ocean view rooms for 5 nights. The rooms were lovely, spotless and well decorated. Twice daily maid service was wonderful, they always left extra bottled water and towels. The beach is just amazing! Tyrone, Lucan, and O'Neil set up our chairs every morning. They were absolutely wonderful to us. So friendly and helpful... even playful... More 

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