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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

This is the third time my husband and I have stayed here and each time it has been fantastic. Staff could not have been friendlier, the hotel is amazing and Kiawah is beautiful. We stayed on a golf and dinner deal this time which worked out at excellent value for a place this good. All of our bookings had been... More 

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

Dear Alison m, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m delighted to read you loved your return stay with us and we also loved having you back with us. The walk to The Ocean Course on the beach is lovely; you can also ride your bike with the hard... More 

Pittsburgh
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37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We stayed during the ‘off season’ encompassing January/February during Superbowl weekend and though the resort was fairly empty by its usual standards the quality of service was outstanding. The concierge desk was attentive to our requests and the staff seemed to genuinely enjoy their jobs. They even addressed us by our names throughout the stay. Some of the spa menu... More 

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

Dear Lumistus, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in January at The Sanctuary at Kiawah island Golf Resort. It makes me so happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us. The offseason is a wonderful time of the year to come if you are... More 

Wheeling, West Virginia
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We stayed at the Sanctuary for a weekend and happily discovered it was Comedy weekend at Kiawah. The staff is very attentive to the guests needs, the rooms are lovely and comfortable, breakfasts are delicious, and the views of the ocean restorative! The Wells Gallery is a real gem showcasing outstanding, local art. It all made for a delightful getaway... More 

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

Dear WVjo, Thank you for writing a review on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in February over our first annual Comedy Weekend! I’m glad that you enjoyed The Wells Gallery; it is a wonderful gallery as well as the one downtown Charleston on Meeting Street. I’m so happy you had a nice time with us; I hope to... More 

NC
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90 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We book a room for two nights during the Kiawah marathon. It was beautiful. We book far in advance, when we arrived they gave us a free upgrade to ocean view, nice extra. Everyone one on the staff was very friendly and helpful. Our room was very elegant, and had a nice roomy balcony with a wonderful view. It was... More 

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Thank Joh1Kar2
Bill L, General Manager at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Joh1Kar2, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor about your stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort over marathon weekend. I’m so glad to read that you enjoyed your weekend with us. I hope to welcome you back again soon with us! Kind Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager More 

caversham
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75 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Great if your into golf boring if your not. Nothing really wrong with the place comfortable good sized rooms with ocean views, but whole place felt like a generic Disney for golfers. I'm sure you could die here and no one would actually know. Men all play talk and live golf whilst the women are all gym bunnies and anorexic.... More 

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

Dear gpary, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in January. I’m very sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay with here with us. Please give me a call directly if you would like to give more feedback on your stay... More 

Charleston, United States
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We attended the inaugural Kiawah Comedy Weekend and had a fantastic time. The comedy was sensational, the rooms were divine, staff went over and above to cater to your every need. I love this hotel, the atmosphere and the location is to die for. Hoping that they will have the Second Annual Kiawah Comedy Weekend because we will be one... More 

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

Dear Lori H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor on your recent stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed our first ever “Kiawah Comedy Weekend.” I hope that it too will become an annual event. Please continue to check our website for... More 

Aiken, South Carolina
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52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

My wife and I brought a group of 16 friends to The Sanctuary this past weekend for the inaugural comedy show. Most of the members of our group were first time guests and all were very happy with the accommodations, service and amenities offered here. This time, we dined at Tomassos and Jasmine Porch. While not quite at the level... More 

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

Dear Chris C, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us in January over the Comedy Weekend. I’m so glad you enjoyed our first Comedy Weekend here at The Sanctuary. We seemed to have received excellent feedback so I would hope to see this become an annual event! Thank you for your return visit, and I... More 

Blythewood, SC
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75 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015

From the time you pull up until you leave, this is one nice hotel. Everything about it is beautiful -- the lobby, the bars, the location on the beach, the rooms ... all are about as good as you can get. The staff is top notch. The attention to detail is excellent. The food was great. We attended a comedy... More 

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

Dear Foxsc, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your recent stay with us at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m so pleased to read your complimentary words about the hotel and your visit with us. I hope to welcome you back again very soon! Kind Regards, Bill Lacey General Manager More 

Washington DC
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369 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

My family recently spent four nights at The Sanctuary. We had a very large suite with a great view of the ocean. We were told our room would be ready when we arrived, but when we actually checked in they said they needed a few more hours. The hotel itself is gorgeous. The lobby is spacious and nicely decorated. They... More 

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

Dear Laysadc, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your stay with us in January at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Your pictures are lovely and I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your Ocean view Suite. I apologize that you did not get a great wifi connection in the fitness center.... More 

north carolina
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

One couldn't ask for a more intimate and relaxing "sanctuary" to get away and unwind. Everything is pristine and the service is impeccable. Your experience here will last forever and you will eagerly book your next stay. With all that said, we were somewhat disappointed in the quality of the food at Tomassos and Jasmine Porch. My beet salad at... More 

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

Dear Wonderchildnc, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor on your stay with us in December at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your stay for the most part but am disappointed to see that you were not impressed by the food at Tomasso or The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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
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: $364 - $905 (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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“Get a room overlooking the ocean and the beautiful green lawn in the center of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidT282, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the ocean - the balcony is much nicer.”
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“West wing for sunsets, east wing for mornings. Both have beautiful views.”
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“Anything oceanfront or ocean view. Better views at higher floors.”
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