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Sanctuary Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gansevoort, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent just one night as we drove the coast. Wish it was longer. Staff drove is via golf cart to our room overlooking the beach. There was an evening bon fire going on. Room spaceous and complete with a fireplace. Peaceful and lovely. Staff was super, golf cart to use, restuarant was great. If you want luxury, this is it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed right on the beach, the rooms are small cabins with two lovely rooms in each. each have a patio right on the sand. any closer and you get wet feet. The rooms are modern and well designed, with a kingsize bed and a and a fold out sleeper (couch) Missing a great restaurant, the local Hawaiian themed restaurant lacks... More

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Glens Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped for the night on my way from SF to LA and was pleasantly surprised. My room had a balcony overlooking the ocean, fireplace, huge bathroom and a golf cart to get around. The staff was amazing. There was always someone immidiately available to meet my every need. Management and staff alike checked in to make sure everything was right.... More

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am so excited to find this little gem of a resort tucked away on the beach just north of Monterey. The rooms were very nice and I think all have fireplaces -- my junior suite did. The view from the balcony looked out at the soothing ocean and at night I could hear the waves. This was a perfect... More

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four days and loved every minute. The room was comfortable, with a large bathroom and fireplace and very comfy beds. We had a partial ocean view, and could see the ocean. The beach was a very short walk and we enjoyed watching the sunset each evening with a glass of wine and standing by the outdoor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At the last minute our plans changed and we needed to extend our stay by 2 days so I called the hotel and was told we couldn't extend our room booking as they were sold out. I looked on line on the off chance and found the room we booked ocean front junior suite was available to book, this narked... More

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

I wish you could've stayed longer too! I was really very pleased to read that you were happy with what the resort had to offer. Thanks for the feedback and for travelling across the Atlantic to come and see us. Whenever you get the time, we'd love to have you again. Oh and this time, we'll wait until you're done... More

Richmond, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After carefully curating our accommodation for our Vancouver to LA coastal drive I had high hopes that this resort was going to be the best one of a string of solid beachfront resorts. We talked about it on the drive how excited we were to stay here. I was extremely disappointed that my ocean view room is actually a view... More

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

Your's is exactly the type of experience I like to avoid for my guests. I know that this place is a treat to look forward to, and that's why I was so torn to read that you were disappointed by the view in your room. Even more disappointing was the fact that I was not able to rectify this issue... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a walking vacation from Santa Cruz to Monterey. This resort right on the beach was perfect for our last stop. We arrived and had a two hour wait to check in. We spent the time at the pool but there was no food available and we were a little hungry and without a car. We booked the... More

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

I'm so glad you decided to write to us a about your experience. I've long held the belief that guest's feedback is a perfect measure of how we are performing, and your review is a great example. Its also worth noting that you are an avid traveler and frequent reviewer ; qualities which I consider to add weight and significance... More

Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How nice the sunset, beach, and environment were! I stayed many hotels in the States and Europe, and this is one of the best hotels I've ever stayed. Not only the environment and beautiful scenery, but also our room was so nice. We could enjoyed fleshly brewed coffee by using coffee machine and clean room. Moreover we enjoyed our own... More

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

How nice of you to leave such a fantastic review. Your kind sentiments are greatly appreciated and I'm honored and humbled that you would consider us one of the best properties you've ever stayed in. I know you must travel half-way across the world to come and see us but I invite you to return just as soon as you're... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel's main selling point is it's location and views. It is a short drive from 'Big Sur' and the beach it is based on is stunning. We were lucky enough to see dolphins and humpback whales swimming only a few feet off the shore! We had room 609 Duluxe, which was the room that the photos for the website... More

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

Thank you for leaving us some feedback about your stay. Our guest's feedback is the primary way that we know of things that need to be updated/changed around the property. Of course the management staff makes frequent inspections of the rooms but it’s always helpful to see our property through the guest's eyes. Thanks again for the positivity and constructiveness... More

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Address: 3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933
Location: United States > California > Marina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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