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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very poorly run hotel. We paid in advance for a junior suite with a double pull-out couch. When we arrived, they gave us a single room with a cot, without first telling us or proving any explanation. When I called to complain, the phone didn't work with the sound going in an out. I would have walked to the front...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This property is nice. It is expensive and the charge for things at the hotel is very high. I understand that you can't blame a hotel for the weather but check this out. It was foggy and overcast and cold at the hotel, however it was sunny 5-10 miles north or south of the property. Every day. I was told...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked in on a Tuesday. Paid in advance on Hotels.com to get a lower rate. It was pretty quiet since tourist season hasn't started yet. Very nice pool area. Our room was an "ocean front Junior Suite" that was right on the sand. Very nice. Fire pits at night that they don't charge anything for. You come and go...

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us a great review! We are thrilled you had a great time. We have opened a restaurant in the upstairs gallery area within the main building in the gatehouse [lobby]. It's menu boasts yummy selections like such as grilled artichoke, pan seared branzino, foie gras torchon, salads, oysters and more! There is wine and...

San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice stay here over Mother's Day weekend. We wanted a suite but we were booking last minute so had to settle for a 'deluxe' room. We were put in room 609. Beautiful unobstructed view of the beach and ocean, and on the ground floor so we had a cool little patio area with chairs. That said, the...

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know about your experience here at Sanctuary. We're thrilled that you were able to stay in a great room during some great weather as well. Mother's Day was terrific and I am so glad you were here to experience it. Additionally, thank you for your feedback regarding items that left you feeling underwhelmed....

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lived in the area for years and this place has the best location and grounds of any place to stay nearby. Could use a few tiny upgrades in the rooms as far as the shower and radio and coffee/cream - but other than that it's a perfect place. Situated in protected sand dunes and all rooms have ocean views...

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wonderfully written review.. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment. We appreciate your continued business and look forward to your next stay!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought the wife here for her birthday. She had been once before with a group of girlfriends. This time it was just us. Room was awesome, we got an ocean view suite. The fires at night were awesome as was the pool and spa. We did not go with a massage or any other beauty spa option. They shuttle you...

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to help you celebrate the very special birthday occasion for your wife. We are so happy we were able to play a small part in providing a beautiful location. We'll look forward to seeing you again soon!

bolton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely rooms in a great location , really great views. Good service and the spa was great. Had a lovely facial and massage. Breakfast really good and delivered to the room. Good location for Monterey as well.

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wonderful review! Thank you so much for leaving it and for staying with us. We hope to see you back before long :-)

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptional experience in an exceptional place. The staff was accommodation and friendly. It is obvious that leadership in this hotel puts an emphasis on guest service. When you arrive at the resort you can feel the closeness to the ocean; you can enjoy the serenity of the habitat protecting the sand and dunes. The rooms are comfortably appointed and...

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

What a delightful review, thank you so much for leaving it! We take our guests enjoyment very seriously and want all of our visitors to have extraordinary experiences. I'm thrilled we hit the mark with your stay and look forward to having you back!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and simple resort with its own private beach. We stayed in a beachfront suite which was really nice and had a little patio with two chairs and a table... great for coffee in the morning and drinks at sunset while watching the ocean! The room itself is nice but a bit on the basic side. Big and spacious with...

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to host you for a stay at our resort. When guests stay here, we want everyone to have the experience we have become known for. One of quiet serenity where you can get lost within the sounds of waves and the sight of dolphins off the coast directly in front of your room. I'm glad...

Murwillumbah, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The location right onto the beach is superb, even though not at front great view see phoot - Team helpful available and friendly - one of our group coming back very soon with her young family from Canberra as so impressed! Thanks for a great stau G

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I'm so thrilled you enjoyed your time with us here. We are looking forward to seeing your friend here and hope we can see you back here soon as well!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Sanctuary Beach Resort

Address: 3295 Dunes Drive, Marina, CA 93933-2002
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $343 - $1,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Ask for an ocean front Jr. Suite on the sand.”
  • The view from our Patio - right on the sand.
bjrad, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with unobstructed view; get a suite.”
mkhughes11, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“First and second floors more private - Ground easier access straight to the beach”
49geoffrey, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an unobstructed view room. Get your s'mores ingredients and wine at the store (there's a Walmart nearby) before getting the hotel.”
keiligh, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are only a short walk to the ocean and you are surrounded by sand. Felt like oceanfront!”
  • Wine on our deck. The path to the beach is along the fenceline.
154taram, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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