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The Sanctuary Hotel

A Top Ranked Luxury Beach Hotel near Charleston, SC

The Sanctuary awarded the Forbes Five Star Award

#1 U.S. Resort Hotel by Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report.



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(800) 576-1570

Welcome to The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Located along the pristine shores of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, this exquisitely designed oceanfront hotel, just 21 miles from downtown Charleston, captures the spirit, history and charm of the beautiful south. Come walk through the front doors and experience a seaside mansion, where you will be surrounded by the grandeur of the architecture and hospitality at its finest. This beautiful seaside mansion is waiting to envelop you in its service and southern hospitality.


Accommodations at
forbes-five-starThe Sanctuary Hotel

The Sanctuary offers 255 spacious rooms and suites, including the 3000 square foot Presidential Suite. Our king rooms are among the largest on the East Coast with the smallest measuring 520 square feet. All hotel rooms are uniquely designed to include such exquisite amenities as a handcrafted desk and armoire, an elegantly appointed sofa and chair, and custom made beds.

A South Carolina Hotel with Something for Everyone


If you are looking for a weekend getaway, a luxury spa indulgence or championship golf outing, it’s just a short drive to this nearby Charleston, SC hotel. Planning an unforgettable wedding ceremony, or a weekly business meeting, sales presentation and conference? Our exclusive luxury beach hotel and friendly, highly professional staff will make sure your stay or event is a memorable one.

"Special highlights: Pleasant staff, nice room, cleanliness of everything."

Cratz Brentwood, TN

"We enjoyed every aspect of the Sanctuary Hotel."

Stedman Houston, TX