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The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$560*
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Everything about this place was utterly incredible (other than the cost- however, you really do get what you pay for)! We went in the summer for our anniversary, and it was as good as any tropical island get-away that I'd ever had. The staff could not be more friendly and attentive. One of the restaurants, where we had dinner, even...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Billykins202, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay with us last year in June at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m thrilled to read that you had a fantastic anniversary stay with us! Thank you for all of your kind words, we certainly hope to have you as our guest sometime...

Laurel MD
Reviewed 24 February 2015

My husband and I stayed here for a long weekend in February. We had the golf/gourmet package so the price was very reasonable. All in all, it was a very nice stay. The hotel grounds are beautiful.The view from the lobby is gorgeous and the majority of the staff were wonderful. Jasmine porch lunch was very good, didn't enjoy the...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear MMMDLaurelMD, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort and taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to take advantage of the golf and gourmet promotion we offered this past winter. We do recommend for...

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 24 February 2015

A truly wonderful top notch resort just outside of Charleston. The resort is beautiful with all the amenities you could want - directly on the beach, golf course, great spa, very nice fitness center and several excellent restaurants. Since we were only there one night, there was no reason to go anywhere else. Our room was of course in great...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Susan C, Thank you for your glowing recommendation of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I was delighted to read your review and see that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including our 5 Star Spa! I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the island in the near future. Kind Regards, Bill Lacey...

Washington DC
Reviewed 23 February 2015

My husband and I stayed here for four nights for our babymoon last weekend, and it was lovely. The resort is beautiful and well-maintained, and the staff is always pleasant and willing to help. It's definitely pricey (though we found the Golf/Gourmet weekend packages to be helpful), but as a splurge, it was worth it. The restaurants were not as...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lindsey S, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in February at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I am glad that it seems you and your husband enjoyed a nice relaxing babymoon weekend. The golf and gourmet promotion that we offer during the winter months certainly is very popular and...

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This hotel is amazing with remarkable service everywhere... .from the moment you drive up to the hotel bar to everywhere. Nothing bad to say about this place! Had drinks at bar area and the servers were amazing and attentive

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear ledezmacjl, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so thrilled to read that you had a wonderful time with us! We hope to have you back soon again with us Ledezmacjl. Kind Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager

Indianaolis
Reviewed 22 February 2015

This is a bucket list hotel that you can probably afford to check off. Rooms should run you $300 something and its worth that. Kiawah is a great beach, not magical but great. This is a place you have an incredible diner, order a bottle of wine and rekindle a relationship. The on property restaurants are good. The lobby is...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear IndianaolisAlex, Thank you for writing a review on Trip Advisor on your stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your time here. During the winter months in particular I can agree with you in that the hotel is a wonderful...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2015

This hotel far exceeded our expectations -- which were already high based on the photos and other reviews. The service is impeccable and every detail is thoughtfully designed to make your stay a memorable one. My husband and I felt absolutely rejuvenated after a mere 24 hours here. The Sanctuary lives up to its name as it truly is a...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Toronto Travell…O, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay with us this past February at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so glad we lived up to your expectations and you and your husband were able to unwind and relax with us. Thank you for staying with us and I hope...

Anderson, South Carolina
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We have been guests of your hotel many times since the opening. The Sanctuary has always been one of our favorite places to visit. So much so, that we chose your hotel to renew our vows several years ago. Every time we have been guests we have been pleased and our expectations have always been exceeded. I regret to say...

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We came for our wedding anniversary and were overwhelmed by all the resort did to help us celebrate our day.This is truly a very special place. The quality of the hotel, the location and most significantly the staff will make feel that you are staying in an extraordinary facility. .All the positive information provided by other reviewers is absolutely accurate.

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear donna j, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so thrilled to read you loved the hotel. Thank you for choosing to stay with us to celebrate such a special day. I hope to welcome you back again soon...

Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Sanctuary after the first two nights of staying in Charleston for our hneymoon. We were let down by our expectations of our hotel in Charleston and decided to drive out to Kiawah island for the last night of our honeymoon! It is a fabulous resort with every amenity at your fingertips! Spa, several restaurants...

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Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gernest59, Thank you for writing a Trip Advisor review on your stay with us in February at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so glad you had a wonderful last night on your honeymoon with us! Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and I hope to have you back for another romantic getaway! Warm Regards,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Near Charleston, SC, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is an oceanfront Five Star/ Five Diamond hotel and spa offering casual Southern grace, comfort and charm on one of the top eco-friendly island in the U.S. It features five golf courses including The Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship. Tennis magazine ranks it as America's No. 3 tennis resorts and it has one of the top-ranked beaches in the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sanctuary Hotel at 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: $811 - $1,315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 255
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The Sanctuary At Kiawah Island Golf Hotel Kiawah Island
Sanctuary Hotel Kiawah Island
The Sanctuary Kiawah Island
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“There probably isn't a bad room but not facing the interior lawn would be nice for either sunrises or sunsets over the ocean.”
karenlB377VO, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balcony facing the ocean”
lanspeedr, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Oceanfront suites are breath-taking. However, I think that any room at this resort would be special.”
EPFP, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“request a room based on your preference for facing morning or afternoon sun”
300David17, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are all great!; especially overlooking the ocean.”
blueskies1313, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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