The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, cabanas (surcharge), pool umbrellas

Overview of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

5-star property
5-star beachfront resort with golf course, near Turtle Point Golf Course

9.4/10 Exceptional

98 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC, 29455
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Golf course
  • On the beach
  • 3 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools and indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Free area shuttle
  • 15 outdoor tennis courts
  • Health club
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
Feel at home
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In East Beach

Getting around

  • Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS) - 61 min drive
  • Free area shuttle

About this property

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

5-star luxury resort in the heart of East Beach
Consider a stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort and take advantage of 18 holes of golf, a poolside bar, and a terrace. This resort is a great place to bask in the sun with a beachfront location, sun loungers, and beach umbrellas. Treat yourself to a manicure/pedicure, a massage, or a facial at The Sanctuary Spa, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants, which feature Regional cuisine and ocean views. Enjoy the health club, as well as activities like beach yoga and ecotours. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a coffee shop/cafe and a garden.
Other perks at this resort include:
  • 2 outdoor pools and an indoor pool, with cabanas, sun loungers, and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking, plus valet parking (surcharge)
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle, and bike rentals
  • 15 outdoor tennis courts, an area shuttle, and outdoor furniture
Room features
All 255 rooms have comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches like furnished balconies and laptop-friendly workspaces.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and deep soaking tubs
  • 55-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 255 units
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Supervised childcare*
  • Children's club*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite valet parking (USD 22.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 6:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Free local shuttle
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Golf privileges
  • On the beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach yoga
  • Ecotours

Working away

  • Business center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Golf caddy on site
  • Golf cart on site
  • Golf clubs on site
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Built in 2004
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • 18 holes of golf
  • Golf driving range on site
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf clubhouse on site
  • Golf pro shop on site
  • 15 outdoor tennis courts

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 55-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, The Sanctuary Spa. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. The spa is open select days.

Dining

The Ocean Room - Overlooking the ocean, this steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Jasmine Porch - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.
Loggerhead Grill - This poolside restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Beaches & Cream - This coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open daily.
The Lobby Bar - This lobby lounge specializes in Regional cuisine and overlooks the ocean. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.
The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 29.00 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Parking

  • Valet parking costs USD 22.00 per night with in/out privileges

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Kiawah Island Sanctuary
Sanctuary Hotel
Sanctuary Hotel Kiawah Island
Sanctuary Kiawah Island
Sanctuary Kiawah Island Resort
Sanctuary Resort
The Sanctuary At Kiawah Island
The Sanctuary At Kiawah Golf
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Resort
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Resort
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Kiawah Island
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Resort Kiawah Island

Frequently asked questions

Does The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
As of 3 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort on 30 October 2022 start from S$603, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 6:00 AM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities such as beach yoga, and practice your swing at the golf course. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort also has 3 bars, an indoor pool, and a health club, as well as spa services, a picnic area, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring Regional cuisine, ocean views, and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course (3.8 mi), The Ryder Cup Bar (3.8 mi), and Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House (3.9 mi).
Does The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort like?
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a short 16-minute walk from Turtle Point Golf Course and 16 minutes' walk from Night Heron Park.

Overall score and ratings

9.4

Exceptional

9.7/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

9.5/10

Amenities

9.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Shianne, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

KIAWAH ISLAND RESORT -Sunrise
Felicia, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Bad Decisions by management
It was great but they shut the pool down the first day due to rain and never opened it back up even when it stopped. the golf courses were open so it wasn't a safety issue. we were extremely disappointed over that. ruined our first day.
Diana, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel. Only issue was we reserved a king and by the time we checked in only queens available
Sheryl, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent ambience and setting. Beautiful at any season. Was a well worth vacation
Avinash, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Beautiful setting, elegant hotel. Very expensive and isolated. Food was only ok considering what it cost.
Daniel, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Morgan, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This is the most magnificent resort! We had an amazing time at the resort. The resort staff were on point and simply perfect. Friendly and welcoming environment. The area is beautiful with so much to see and do. We will be planning another trip here soon.
Connie, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful property and gorgeous rooms
Jack, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly staff, well appointed property.
Jody, 3-night family trip
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