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Roanoke, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Played a weekend tournament at Turtle Point on Saturday and The Ocean Course on Sunday. Staff at both courses were helpful, friendly and very professional. The golf courses were spectacular. Tees, fairways and greens were in superb condition. Immaculate! My only negative was that Turtle played EXREMELY fast. The course was completely redone a year or two ago. The fairways...

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I stayed in one of the Windswept villas. It was a great set up: two bedrooms each with their own bath and a fully stocked kitchen. We called the front desk a couple of times and the staff was always very nice, friendly and accommodating, even for a late check out. We will definitely visit there again.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just thank you so much. For my wife's birthday, everything was excellent, staff service, room and what a wonderful place. You have to go...enjoy a nice cocktail in front of the fire place. Great week end

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Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Kiawah many times and it is a fabulous place but one thing needs fixing: the Roy Barth tennis facility is terribly maintained. The courts are not swept properly, there are leaves left on the court, weeds growing through fences, etc. For a world class resort this absolutely is not acceptable. Very unfortunate, because we love to...

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

We are always working on having the grounds and clay court conditions in excellent condition. We appreciate your comment and will discuss your comments with our maintenance staff. Just as an FYI, w are closed most of the winter months at West Beach with minimum staff. It’s possible we had to open up West Beach over certain busy weekends. Do...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I came for a long weekend. Our only goal was to rest and relax with no particular agenda. And we got exactly that. We stayed in one of the premier villas. It was right on the beach, which we could hear the ocean from our room. The resort had many activities that we could have used, but...

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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The course condition was outstanding, with the new Paspalum grass grown in well since the last time we played at Osprey. The staff was extremely friendly and professional. This course is probably the most player - friendly of any of the courses at Kiawah, although any of the courses provide a great experience. I eagerly anticipate the reopening of the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at Kiawah Island Golf Resort last week for 4 days to attend a conference. It is an hour's drive from Charleston International Airport. The suites are very clean and the service is superb. The kitchen is well equipped with pots and pans and everything else you need. Great for a family with kids. The beach is literally hop,...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone is super helpful and professional but we stayed in a villa and it was truly 3 stars. Place needs to be updated. Rather shabby for an $800 3 night stay. Plus they were doing work outside replacing shingles, which I totally understand, but they didn't warn us that it would be outside our room from 8:30 to 9:30. I...

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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. In rare occasions, regime companies schedule important renovations without the partnership of the Resort. I apologize...

Snellville, Georgia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Visited Kiawah Island Golf Resort/Sanctuary for the Comedy Weekend. What a fantastic time. We reserved a Villa because there were 2 couples, and 3 of us were celebrating our birthdays. Not only did we get a great villa, but it was a 3 bedroom with plenty of room. The resort had a bottle of wine addressed to the birthday people,...

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Went for a weekend of workshops. Meeting accommodations were exceptional - comfortable with amenities like water and mints. Stayed in a villa that was well-appointed. Comfy bed. I can't say enough good things about the staff - courteous, friendly, helpful to a fault. Even the shuttle drivers were a delight. Beautiful property. I was sorry I did not have more...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Kiawah Island
Price Range: $276 - $711 (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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“Facing the ocean, corner suites are best.”
 of 5 bubbles Jay323443, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Sanctuary has an indoor pool only for guests staying at the hotel. If you stay in the villas, you can not use the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles SavyTravlr, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas are well-appointed. Sanctuary Hotel is gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles reduff, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Use the shuttle for transportation.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelkM9065CR, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Look at the pictures and ask if they could up grade for a premium room.”
 of 5 bubbles frankiegarber, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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