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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family had another fabulous week at Kiawah! Our villa accomodated group to include inlaws and sitter perfectly! We enjoyed the nature center and kayak trip as well as dinner at the Atlantic Room which was a first!

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Thank Anne A
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our rental home really put a damper on our overall trip experience. Unfortunately, most of the truly horrendous things happened in the last two days, so there was very little recourse for us, although we did complain to the front desk and received a polite but toothless response. In brief - while I understand that palmetto bugs (read: giant cockroaches)... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

nice cycling and paths. lovely meal at Tomasso. beach in the evening was relaxing. villas was spacious and clean. for families it was a bit light on places to eat. i would add more family restaurants.

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rented 123 Flyway with our friends from July 2nd through July 9th. Having stayed at the Sanctuary a few times before, we were excited to get a different experience on the Island. Let me say before I continue with my review of the house, that we absolutely love Kiawah. The Sanctuary and the Kiawah Island Resort is by far... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your concerns from your recent stay with us. We strive to deliver great vacation experiences for all of our guests. When we do fall short of guest expectations, we always encourage you to alert us to the concerns as quickly as possible. Most issues can be corrected promptly by our staff. Your comfort and enjoyment of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The unit was shabby, garbage all over parking lot which was not cleaned for a day even after calls to the desk. Bedding was old and worn out including the pillows. Called for clean towels several times. Furniture was all worn and spotted. Shower just awful. Very disappointed! Warning! They said because we booked on Expedia, they could not refund... More 

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Thank Mary R
MikeVegis01, Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

As a leader in the hospitality industry, it is always our desire to provide all of our guests with a quality, relaxing and enjoyable vacation experience. In situations when we fail to achieve this goal, we always welcome to opportunity to correct the problem. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with Mary R. to determine what steps we can... More 

Montrose, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall Kiawah Island resort itself does a great job. The one unfinished task that causes great stress and frustration is the bike trail system. There is a lovely system of scenic paved and often tree lined bike paths. Bike rental shops offer sturdy reliable bikes with helmets, baskets, baby seats, etc. for visitors. Many bike parking areas are conveniently located... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We regret that you were frustrated by the bike paths on the island. The resort does not the own or maintain the bike paths They are maintained by the Kiawah Island Community Association. We know that the paths are a well-loved feature of the island. We will share your suggestions and feedback with the Association... More 

Kansas City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Seascape # 418. It had the potential of being a very nice stay. This unit is a two bedroom condo, full kitchen, dining room and two baths. It also had a very nice balcony. This unit also has a washer and dryer. Unfortunately, this unit has not been updated in I don't know how long. My wife... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Beach, pools, golf, and tennis in an uncrowded natural environment while staying in a well appointed private home located just a quick walk to the beach and a short bike ride to everything else (golf courses excepted). Dining options galore or convenient grocery shopping for meals "at home". Activities and entertainment abound for children and adults of all ages. Our... More 

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Kentucky
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Kiawah off and on since the late 1980s. We have stayed in any number of villas and one home over the years. We have stayed in villas operated by individual owners and those managed by Kiawah Island Resort. This may be our last visit to Kiawah. We checked in yesterday afternoon. Very soon after arriving... More 

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

bayer40601-- We were glad we were able to learn of your concerns while you were still in-house and were able to recover your confidence in our services. Please don't hesitate to contact us in the future with any issue that may arise during your stay. Our goal is to ensure you have an enjoyable and seamless vacation experience here at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This was my third stay at the Island but my first time renting a villa through the resort. The island is one of my favorite places to vacation. I rented a one bedroom resort level villa in the tennis court section. Living Accommodations- Overall the villa we rented 4714 tennis court was unsatisfactory. This was a resort villa (the lowest... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 21-miles south of beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina, Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers an unmatched golf experience with a unique combination of distinctive golf courses, a spectacularly beautiful natural setting, luxurious resort amenities and gracious hospitality. Selected as the best golf resort in the U.S. in Golf World magazine's "Readers' Choice Awards" survey, the resort staff is totally committed to the game of golf and those who play it at every level. Kiawah Island Golf Resort possesses an esteemed golf tradition flavored with the spirit of lively competition. Kiawah Island's championship resume includes the dramatic 1991 Ryder Cup, the 1997 and 2003 World Cups, the 2005 PGA Professional National Championship, the 2007 Senior PGA Championship and the prestigious 2012 PGA Championship won in commanding fashion by Rory McIlroy. It has also been named the site of the 2021 PGA Championship. The resort offers five distinctive, world-class golf courses designed by Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Gary Player and Clyde Johnston. Using the island's magnificent setting of rolling sand dunes, expansive saltwater marshes and quiet maritime forests, each architect has created a unique expression of golf's varied challenges and rewards. The resort has received an impressive array of rankings in various magazine readers' polls proving that service is still king on Kiawah Island including being named the No. 1 island in North American Island & No. 2 island in the world in the latest Conde Nast Traveler's annual Readers' Choice Awards With 10 miles of stunning shoreline and an unmatched golf experience, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is one of America's top vacation destinations. In addition to the five championship golf courses, two tennis centers, it is known as one of the top eco-friendly resorts in the U.S. and has a world-renowned recreation and nature program With close to 600 villas and luxury homes and the Forbes Five Star/AAA Five Diamond, 255-room oceanfront hotel and spa, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the resort offers a wide variety of accommodation options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Address: 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Kiawah Island
Price Range: $156 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kiawah Island Golf Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 580
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