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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We're a couple in our 50s who stayed at the Sanctuary while visiting the Concours d'Elegance in nearby Pebble Beach. We're a little conflicted how to characterize this hotel. For a relaxing and scenic respite from the crazy hotel scene of the town of Monterey, we were delighted. For $600/night, it felt less sumptuous than we expected for a luxurious... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was on the lower level with the patio facing the Pacific Ocean/Monterey Bay. We saw dolphins as we walked into our room after checking in; and several times again during our stay. The Jr. Suite was very nice with a fireplace, dual sinks, a tub with shower, and a shower stall. Guest service was excellent and attentive to... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night here but wished we had stayed longer. We stayed in the beachfront room and our view was incredible. The beach is secluded and beautiful. There is a bon fire in the evening which is nice to hang out around and watch the sun set. The only downside that I found with this resort is that... More 

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

Your comments were a delight to read and I appreciate you leaving us the feedback you did. We're excited that you had the opportunity to enjoy our nightly bonfire, as it is one of the highlights of any stay here at the resort. With regard to breakfast, we've recently enhanced the breakfast offerings delivered to your room to now include... More 

London
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108 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of us took a room here and were pleasantly surprised. The staff were helpful. Check in was smooth. A golf buggy took us and our baggage to the room. The rooms are in little pods of buildings scattered along the dunes. The pool is heated and the hot tub is HOT. They had a beach fire going to... More 

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

What a stellar review of your experience here. Thank you so much for leaving it for us! We always like to hear how the property is perceived from the eyes of our guests and it looks like you were able to take advantage of many of the offerings the property has! We look forward to having you again very soon. More 

Citrus Heights, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently celebrated our wedding anniversary at The Sanctuary and we had a wonderful stay! Our deluxe-king ocean front room was well-appointed, clean and very comfortable. The staff was courteous, helpful and a pleasure to interact with. From the person who checked us in to the bell-hops that drove us around on the golf carts everyone was... More 

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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 staying with us and we're glad the two of you and your pup had an amazing time. I will pass the wonderful comments you mentioned about our staff around the property and I thank you for letting us know. We will eagerly await your next stay! Warm Regards, Derrick... More 

Riverside, California
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a Beautiful resort . Perfect location. Rooms were beautiful and clean. The beach was a few steps away from the resort . A beautiful walk to a private beach. Very Relaxing!!! Great for all!!

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Thank AJCE2GIRLS
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow! I'm so thrilled you had a relaxing time with us!! Terrific pictures as well, thank you for sharing. We'll look forward to seeing you the next time you're here. Take care until then. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous resort from the minute my husband and I got there! There was a lovely fruit and cheese display along with some complimentary wine! We were whisked away to our room by golf cart. There was plenty to do with monterey and carmel a 15 minute drive away. If you dont feel like venturing out you can take in the... More 

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

Awesome review! Thanks for staying with us and having a great time. We appreciate you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We'll patiently await your next visit! More 

Sittard, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice beach resort with rooms with sea view or even directly on the beach. Rooms are looking nice and well equiped allthough maintenance could be better. Sanitary here and there worn out. Very rough sea environment with good chances to observe dolfines and wales. Close to high way 1 , Montery and San Francisco

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

Thank you for coming to stay with us and providing some feedback. We appreciate your review and hope to see you the next time you're in the area! More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The accommodation is 3.5 star. The "suites" are little bigger than a normal room. Ours was up stairs so having small kids didn't work well. There are very cheap plastic window covers that don't darken the room well so kids didn't sleep well. I would be fine with this if we paid $250 a night but it was $600 a... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us. I'm saddened to read that you did not fully enjoy your time spent here. We encourage our guests with children to let us know their room preferences as we always try our best to accommodate families where they would be most comfortable. It is my hope that you would consider coming back to us... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were hoping for a quiet romantic couple days away from our children. We stayed here a couple years ago and it was amazing. However, this time was not quiet in the least! There were many children. Our neighbors were a large family with large dogs. It was like being at home with kids screaming, dogs barking, and doors slamming.... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback regarding your time spent here at the resort. It was disappointing to read that your stay was impacted by the ambient noises of the neighbors around you. I'm glad you came down and let us know about how your stay was going and allowed us to move your room. I always encourage our guests to... More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Sanctuary Beach Resort

Address: 3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933-2002
Location: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $264 - $577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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