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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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Los Altos, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying that we were blessed with awesome weather that made our experience so much better. The sunsets were beautiful, it was nice enough to sit on the decks and many guests were lounging by the pool. What we liked most about the resort, aside from the lovely setting was the cozy and safe feeling we had... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't give it 5 stars because the website was deceiving. It stated that we would get a golf cart which in fact wasn't true. That is one of the reasons I picked this location because my husband is handicapped and that would have been helpful to know!l. Unfortunately we also didn't get to check in until after 5 (our... More 

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Thank Christine M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel sounds great on paper. But in reality, it is not worth the price. Our "beach front" room was hardly that. Beach view yes, but not beach front when I can barely see or hear the beach from our room. About a mile of sand and non-walkable dunes between our room and the actual beach. Bed was very hard... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your trying to get rest and relaxation, then this is the place to be☺. My husband took me here for my birthday weekend and the weather was perfect. The staff is very friendly. The restaurant Kula is Hawaiian inspired and very good.The suites face the water , just takes your breath away. You gotta love Cali weather. We will... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful commentary on your stay! Though I've been here for a number of years, I continue to find the vistas stunning and breathtaking each and every time I see them. There's something to be said about a location that can have that affect on you day after day. We can't wait to see you again! More 

Oakland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure people can understand when I say...I needed to just get away from all the news channels and sadness in the world. Sanctuary Beach was my safe haven this past week and I am so grateful. Thank You. I have been to Sanctuary Beach Resort before and they treated us great, had great recommendations for food and the staff... More 

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

Eyreka, Your review was a treat to read and I thank you sincerely for leaving it for us. We always love seeing our repeat guests come back again and again and I am so happy that you got the peace and relaxation you were seeking. Please feel free to come see us again anytime..! Warm Regards, Derrick Pearson Guest Relations... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I started out writing a three-star review of this resort within an hour of arriving, promising my lovely wife, guide and mentor (all the same person) that I wouldn’t publish until after we left. Right now, four hours into our stay, I want to make it one star. But no-one ever takes one star reviews of this sort of place... More 

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2 Thank dredd123
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

I appreciate you weighing in on your experience here. Our efforts to provide you a complimentary upgrade from Ocean View to Ocean Front were marred by the mishap that occurred in our system. For that you have my sincerest apologies and I have the management team working to ensure this accident does not happen to any guests again. With regard... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this hotel. I lived that we were right there on the water. It is a very relaxing place. The patio/balcony was awesome. Nice rooms with a fireplace. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub and ate at the restaurant there. We had a wonderful dinner but lunch was horrible. I think they are not really set up... More 

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

Thank you so much for joining us for a second time and reliving some of the magic you experienced the first time around! The days are getting longer and the sunsets becoming more beautiful so when you get the opportunity, please come on back and see us again. You are always welcome! More 

Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a hidden gem! This was our first visit and brought 3 kids (2 teenage boys and a pre teen). The suite was clean and comfortable. There were 2 showers in the bathroom and a double sink - great for our family of 5! They also had excellent quality soap/shampoo in refillable dispensers. I love this idea - why deal... More 

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1 Thank wendyann999
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow! I loved reading your review! You are so kind for leaving it for us. I completely agree with you that refillable dispensers are a convenient method for dispensing bath products. Our company prides itself on our commitment to a sustainable environment and by participating in a bar soap collection/donation program as well as doing away with the small plastic... More 

Sacramento, California
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383 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with family for a quick getaway from the heat of Sacramento. The resort is located right on the beach in Marina. Once you check in, a golf cart transports you to your room. No cars allowed where the rooms are located. We had an upstairs room which had a white water view of the ocean. The rooms were clean,... More 

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

Wow, thank you so much for the glowing review! We appreciate you weighing on your experience and I'm glad to see that the amenities provided here at the hotel were to your liking! We'll look forward to having you again very soon! More 

Illinois
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48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the best ocean view suite. The rooms are clean but showing some wear. We had looked forward to using a golf cart but they dropped that a week before our visit. No notice was sent to us. The hot tub was not working until the last day. They need to have some staff police the pool area as... More 

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

Thank you for leaving feedback about your experience with us. We are constantly striving to make improvements around the property to ensure our guests are well taken care of in every respect of the word. With regards to the golf carts, we take great pride in making sure our guests can get front point to point here at the resort... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersBronze level
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
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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 Drive, Marina, CA 93933
Location: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $282 - $589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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