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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Kiawah has done an incredible jog of maintaining a beautiful natural environment, with outstanding, modern facilities. Everything feels high end without feeling pretentious. We had outstanding accommodations in the Duneside Villas. The beach and bike trails are some of the nicest we have ever enjoyed. A surreal experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent four glorious days in Kiawah. We played 3 rounds of golf there, including the infamous Ocean Course, We had recently played Trump National Palos Verdes, which was 18 holes of Ocean View Golf perched on the cliffs above the Pacific. The Ocean course is 18 holes of Ocean View golf right on the beach on... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My wife, daughters age 31 and 29, and I stayed a week in the Windswept Villas with an ocean view. The location and accommodations were excellent. Every morning we had 3-4 young male deer in the dunes behind our unit, and every morning we saw 2-4 dolphins swimming along the beach. The overall beauty, serene, and non-commercialism of the island... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

My wife and I spent a week in a unit in the Windswept villas. The location was excellent - close to the beach and close to Night Heron Park and pool. We hit a week with great weather. We took advantage of both the beach and the pool. We are not golfers but still find a lot to do. The... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Maybe this was an off week for resort. Have been coming here for almost 20 years and found the service across the board to be poor. Ranged from not being able to get drinks in the Sanctuary piano bar (waitress's appeared in slow motion and one bar tender on Sat. night. (First drink, went to bar after no server came... More 

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Thank Holeinone53
MikeVegis01, Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

We're sorry your experience on Kiawah was less than optimal. We’d like to speak with you about your experience and see what we can to do improve. I'd appreciate it if you could call me personally so we can work to make other guests don't have similar experiences. I can be contacted at 843-768-2785 or at kevin_braitsch@kiawahresort.com. Sincerely, Kevin Braitsch... More 

Elmhurst, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My brother, a friend, and I stayed at the resort for a 3 day 2 night trip in one of the villas located on the west beach. The villa itself was average but one thing we all agreed on was the fact that the towels didn't smell very good and didn't seem fresh. Now time for the golf. We only... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Those of you looking for a 4 or 5 star place to stay should probably upgrade and stay at the Sanctuary Hotel located in the middle of the Island. However, if you are coming here to golf and you just need a place to sleep and shower then the villas are perfect. The staff here are very friendly and accommodating.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We came here last minute with no reservation, or much knowledge of this property. We had been visiting friends in Columbia, and thought we would head to the beach. We stopped at the Sanctuary hotel on this resort property first. Walked in, asked the front desk about availability, and instead of helping us, handed us a phone number to call-while... More 

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

We take every guest issue or concern seriously and always encourage our guests to share them while in-house. We prefer to make things right for our guests during their stay whenever possible. We are following up with our guest regarding these concerns that they expressed. Matthew Jasso Director of Property Management Kiawah Island Golf Resort One Sanctuary Beach Drive Kiawah... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

A friend and member invited me to a round of golf at the River Course. Having had the privilege of playing golf at some of the nice courses around the world, the River Course ranks in my top five. Been greeted by a friendly staff member we proceed to the practice range to warm up before playing. Once we set... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We rented a house for a guys golf trip. We had 8 guys, we played a lot of golf. The house was very nice, the staff is very friendly, responsive and accommodating. The golf courses were in excellent condition, with the exception of Cougar Point, it was struggling. The new greens at Osprey point were great, but a little firm.... 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: $157 - $347 (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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