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Sanctuary Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933 (Formerly Marina Dunes Resort)
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Marina
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2006
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2006

Room was infested with Mosquitos. Hotel management was incredibly unhelpful. I would strongly suggest not staying at this establishment.

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Farmington New Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2006

My wife and I stayed for 4 nights at the Marina Dunes Resort. The resort says that check in time is at 4:00 and they pretty well stick to it, this isn't really a problem as we knew it ahead of time. We arrived early and had to wait about 30 minutes for our room. The bell man took us... More

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San Jose, Ca
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2006

We stayed here on August 19 for our 17th wedding anniversary in Junior Suite 711, which is one of the most requested ocean view suites. We loved everything about this resort, the golf carts were really cool, AJ Spurs has excellent food, the pool and hot tub are awesome, and the staff were very friendly. We are going back in... More

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San Jose
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2006

This was my second time staying at Marina Dunes Resort. I loved the location and I thought the rooms were excellent. So I decided to stay here again. It's probably because I love driving the golf cart around! ;-) We arrived and were greeted by a very friendly person that checked us in, they said they were out of golf... More

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San Diego County, CA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2006

This hotel is actually separate little villas. The grounds are gorgeous, right on the ocean/dunes. The pool was nice and warm and the room (Jr. suite) was very comfortable with leather sofa and two TVs. The front desk staff was not very helpful. They have it split up with hotel staff on one side and condo property owner staff on... More

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midlands england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2006

this was the 4th hotel of a 2 week stay in california and was to be a bit of r&r after a fairly hectic schedule -we stayed 3 nights in an oceanview junior suite and it was fabulous! we arrived early from monterey so the room wasn;t ready but we could use the pool etc if we wished which i... More

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martins ferry, oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2006

The Marina Dunes is a terrific property! The beach bungalows and golf carts were very unique. We stayed in an ocean view room and were delighted to sit on the deck and watch dolphins in the water. The room was very clean and well appointed. The fireplace was a nice addition for a chilly evening. Everyone was friendly and helpful.... More

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san francisco
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2006

We booked the Laziest of Lazy Days package at the last minute and felt we got a great deal. We loved the in-room massages, the view of the ocean from our bed, the delicious breakfast in bed and the accomodating attitude of the staff. The quality of the room is good. The location right on the beach is wonderful, and... More

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Wisconsin
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129 reviews 129 reviews
47 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2006

Loved this property. Took golf carts to our rooms with ocean/sand dune view. It was so beautiful we decided not to leave for dinner and ordered room service....pricey but very good steaks. The only thing that keeps this from 5 stars is the towels are not soft and a knob was off the shower attachment....needed to pull on a tiny... More

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irvine, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2006

We were looking for something different near Monterey/Carmel, and the Marina Dunes was perfect. The rooms were lovely and overlooked the dunes and beach. The weather was typical summer foggy - so the fireplace was a nice touch. The staff was great. I highly recommend this hotel! For a great meal in Carmel, go to Forge in the Forest!

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Also Known As:
Sanctuary Beach Hotel Marina
Sanctuary Beach Hotel
Sanctuary Beach Marina
Address: 3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933 (Formerly Marina Dunes Resort)
Location: United States > California > Marina
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Marina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 3.5*
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