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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 days and we had a superb stay,we were warmly welcomed and informed of all the amenities that were offered at this hotel. This hotel is perfect for couples and family wanting to have a relaxing getaway. We had an ocean view, fell asleep with our doors open and it was the best sleep I ever had!...

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

Your review was an absolute treat to read! Thank you for the wonderful feedback and for staying with us. Whenever you are ready to come back, please let us know and we'll be happy to welcome you back again and again.

Oakland, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed at this place because of its location right on the ocean and paid top $$$ for a suite room with a panoramic ocean view (see attached reservation email). The suite is indeed a 2-3 minutes walk to the ocean, however the view we had from the balcony, was the unit in-front of us (see attached). I called the...

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

Thank you for writing in about your experience and leaving us some feedback. Needless to say, your feedback was cause for alarm and I am very sorry that the view and service did not meet your expectations. Being in such a unique location, we depend on our view from the guest rooms to WOW our clients and furthermore when we...

Crozet, France
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nothing to write home about... Could be a good place for a wedding and one-night honeymoon. We did not enjoy the place, could have had better places (according to our taste) elsewhere, for the same money. The restaurant was closed for renovations; that's the management right to close any part of the resort, but its website was (and still is)...

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

Thank you for the feedback regarding your stay. I was disappointed to read that you did not have an absolutely remarkable time here at the beach. We strive to ensure every experience is a memorable one and it sounds like your experience wasn't quite that. We will have a our brand new restaurant grand opening at the beginning of the...

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I did not know that a place like this existed in California--cottages arranged around the dunes to afford nice views of the Pacific, and away from the crowds, so you can actually enjoy quiet walks down the beach. Bonfires on the sand at night--check. Wine and cheese reception at sunset--check. Spacious rooms with fireplace and views of the Pacific--check. Binoculars...

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

Your review was an absolute treat to read. We've shared it with the staff and we are so happy that you enjoyed the little touches that make our resort spectacular. We'll look forward to inviting you back to see it again sometime soon!

Newport Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Just stayed there for 2 nights - the room was lovely, very clean, great service. The place is old and needs a bit of updating but overall I would stay there again - right on the sand. The service was very much appreciated and nice.

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

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are excited to let our guests know that we are undergoing many exciting new changes and giving the property a complete overhaul, from new WI-Fi access and brand new shuttle vehicles, to a new restaurant in the works and an overall enhancing of our bonfire experience. We'll be excited to have you back...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

we stay only for a night and we have a problem with the fire place smell gaz in a room ! they change us very quickly to another room and upgrade to a suite ! the luggage service and lobby his excellent ! I put 4 stars for restaurant close and very little choice for a breakfasts how arrive late...

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

Thank you so much for staying with us! I'm glad you had a delightful time and we cannot wait to see you back again soon.

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was an absolute dream resort for us. The upgrade was outstanding. The staff at Sanctuary were very nice and always happy. The room was amazing with a beautiful view and very comfortable. This is a place we will visit again.

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

Very glad you enjoyed your stay. We are so looking forward to your next visit!

San Leandro, California
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Room comfortable - fireplace, 'fridge, huge TV. Placed so that private patio is not within sight of any other unit. Offers early evening wine & cheese social. Staff totally pleasant. Resort's location is short (10imin) drive to Monterey attractions, if you want that sort of thing. Plenty of small restaurants and shops if you want solitude. Quietest place we've ever...

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

Thanks for the amazing review!!! We appreciate the kind words and terrific feedback. We love having you here so don't wait too long before coming to experience the solitude that is Sanctuary, again soon!

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This property is under new ownership and they do not take care of it. Not very clean, but the worst part was when we went to use the fold out bed there was mouse poop in the bed. The property did nothing to remedy the situation we had to keep calling and bugging them to finally get a small credit....

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

It is very unlike our management staff to not provide immediate remedy to any unsatisfactory experience, especially if given the details which you outline in your review. The property has not had pest issues such as the one you mentioned, however we take each and every instance proposed by our valued guests seriously and investigate to the fullest extent. If...

San Jacinto
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Wife and I wanted to get away. From the start it was an adventure . They take you to the room in a golf cart and out the bags in the room. We chose the ocean front deluxe. What a view we had. When we got in the room there was soft music and the room was so nice.Large bath...

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

Thanks so much for the stellar review. We always appreciate hearing from our guests about their experience and I'm so happy to hear yours was a great one! We can't wait to have you back whether its another surprise visit or something planned. We'll see you again soon!

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Sanctuary Beach Resort

Address: 3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933-2002
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $245 - $533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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