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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband's parents rented two villas for 16 of us. We realize these are privately owned but they are somehow part of the resort. I still don't understand the connection because no one who worked there could seem to give us an answer. We are beach lovers so we went to the beach which was beautiful. There were young men...

Thank spivakfox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has gone to Kiawah for 4 years straight...we always have the best time. Lots to do...beach to pool and pool to beach. Great local town in Kiawah... and fun things to do in Charleston which is a short 45 minute drive.

3Thank Geri R
Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a golfer, this was a must-see on our Southern road trip. Didn't have a chance to stay here but we stopped in for a Pro Shop and restaurant visit. At the Pro Shop I picked up Golf Shirt and Towel. Staff was friendly and professional. It was a beautiful day, so we enjoyed lunch on the verandah overilooking the...

2Thank JazzyButtons
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you an avid to moderate golfer, These courses are unbelievable and the Ocean course is an experience of a lifetime. The Caddies are awesome, the course is phenomenal. The weather was perfect. The island is beautiful with some of the most colorful wildlife one can see.

2Thank Brian S
Bronx, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't call it a resort.The villa was fine. It was clean but there were no services provided. It is perfect if you are traveling with a family or a group. As a couple, we spent no time at he villa other than to sleep. I found it a little dated. The weather was great and the beach is just...

Thank 26Pam26
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights on a golf plan in early April and paid extra for a scenic view. We were inexplicably given a condo nowhere near any of the golf courses and one that had never been renovated. The view was of a neglected small lake overgrown with trees and plants. Given that the ocean is only hundreds of yards...

1Thank KJL8
Mike_Vegis, Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Kiawah Island Golf Resort. We would love the opportunity to assist you with your future stays at 1-800-654-2924 to help explain our quality levels and view types. We will also have our quality team inspect this particular villa for all grievances you mention. We look forward to speaking with you and welcoming you back to a...

Reviewed 18 April 2017

We spent the week prior to Easter in Kiawah Island in a 1 bedroom resort condo. We were a short walk to the beach and Night Heron Park which also has the resort pool. Our condo provided the resort card which enables use of all resort facilities - a must if you have kids and want to do more than...

Thank Brian K
Hingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We usually come in April for our kids spring break. This year it falls over Easter and Kiawah is packed! Last year our breakfast at the Ocean course was fantastic so kids asked to go the first day this year. Service was slow and the food was cold. We did tell them and they took 50% off the bill. For...

Thank ECWhit
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and played the Ocean Course and Osprey Point. Both very different courses but an absolute joy to play. Staff friendly were and helpful. Food at each course was also good. Watch out for alligators and snakes when looking for your ball in the rough!

Thank Alan D
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beware when booking a villa that includes "All Amenities". I spent hundreds of dollars for this upgrade only to learn that villa guests are prohibited from using the Sanctuary pool. When I called to complain I was told quote "this happens all the time and we get LOTS of complaints but we (the Resort) have absolutely no control of what...

Thank James A
Mike_Vegis, Manager at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, responded to this review

We reserve access to The Sanctuary Pool exclusivity to Sanctuary guests. If we didn't, we would have thousands of people vying for a facility that has a capacity 255 rooms. It is the same reason we don't allow non-resort guests to use the resort's other pools. We don't want to dilute the experience of resort guests by allowing thousands of...

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM995 - RM2,511 (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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“We were on the second floor so you have to be able and willing to climb stairs.”
26Pam26, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“no way to know. website is awful.”
KJL8, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It seems all the units are arranged nicely, so any would be good.”
R-Margaret, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Facing the ocean, corner suites are best.”
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.”
SavyTravlr, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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