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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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Reviewed 5 June 2012

My husband Kirk and my wonderful service dog Sofie brought me to the Sanctuary Beach Resort for my 60th birthday. We called and explained our desire for a room where I could lay in bed and watch the ocean. We spoke with a lovely, accommodating young woman named Katherine who took the time to consult with a bellman before suggesting...

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

Your review was an utter delight to read, I'm so glad you wrote it! We are always striving to bring in new clients but I have to tell you that we most appreciate our guests who return because it is a clear indicator that we are doing things right. I'll be honest with you, my favorite part about your review...

Bay Area
Reviewed 2 June 2012

We love staying here when we want to get away for a couple of days. It is right on the beach and we see pelicans, gulls, and occasionally dolphins swimming just beyond the surf line. Surfers hit the waves periodically and we usually see someone hang gliding off the cliffs about 60 feet above us. This last time we flew...

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

Thanks for leaving us a sweet review! Though I am not a surfer myself, I like to occasionally(and I do mean ooccasionallylol) take a dip into the water at the beach here in front of Sanctuary, and when I do I usually see at least two or three brave souls tackling the thunderous waves that pummel our beachfront. I'm more...

Hayward, California
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Wonderful weekend getaway......nice accommodation in a relaxing setting. Close to Carmel and Monterey. Restaurant was good for one evening. Friendly staff.

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

Thanks for leaving us a review on your stay. I'm happy that you had a good time. Please join us again soon.

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 26 May 2012

Awesome! This place is so sweet! From the time you check in to the the time you check out nothing is or was an issue. You check in and then are met at your car and taken up to your room in a golf cart. You are taken to your room and are given your key to your golf cart....

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

Reading your review, I could almost feel the excitement that you felt towards our little boutique resort! I know the process well, but even I got a thrill from reading your recollection of the check-in process! I think I might have to agree with you that the golf carts are one of the most fun parts of an experience here....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2012

What a great stay, have to agree with others, this is a little gem of a place. We had an ocean view suite for a week as we travelled all over the west coast and this was the best place we stayed. We would absolutely stay here again, from fires on the beach at night (organised by the hotel) to...

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

Reading your review was both refreshing and enjoyable. You pointed out some of my very favorite aspects of this resort, namely the bonfire we light every night. The idea of standing atop the sand dune and letting the smell of salty sea air mix with the aroma of crackling bonfire wood, is something that cannot be taken for granted. Though...

Valley Springs
Reviewed 10 May 2012

No other place compares to the Sanctuary Beach Resort! My husband and I have stayed here numerous times and have never been disappointed. We just love the beautifully appointed rooms with cozy fireplaces, meticulously clean rooms and beautiful bathrooms. Love the location, directly on the ocean. The golf carts provided to the guests are so unique! I love the huge,...

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

Well Sue, I cannot tell you enough how much I appreciate your continued business with us. It fills me with great pride to know that for you, we have repeatedly hit our mark when it comes to customer service and a great product. Our guest who are happy to return over and over again are a testament to our ability...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 8 May 2012

My wife and I stayed here with our 1 year old for a wedding and had a great time. The staff was very friendly and accommodated every one above and beyond the call of duty. The head manager went out of his way several times for us, which was all you can ask for regarding service. The golf carts were...

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

I appreciate you leaving a review. Weddings here are always a blissful occasion and our staff takes pride in ensuring everybody has a great time. I'm happy that you were pleased with the provided accommodations and you are invited to come and stay with us again whenever you can! Contact us directly when you are ready to come back and...

San Francisco
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Spent a nice leisurely weekend here. Big room with fireplace and all the bathroom amenities you need..extra points for large shower! Nice room with a patio that faced the beach. NIce big pool. Fun novelty of being assigned a golf cart to your room! Close to downtown. Would definitely come here again!

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

Thanks for your review. I'm glad that you had a great stay and enjoyed the hotel amenities. Come back any time!

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2012

We were here a week ago. Overall a good place to stay, not far from any of the attractions of the area as long as you have a car. However a few odd things, I was under the impression that the rooms came with a split of wine ours did not. Also, there is a keurig coffee maker in the...

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

Your comments are very appreciated. I appreciate that you left us some helpful information as we have already rectified some of the issues you raised. Concerning our coffee supply, we have purchased an abundance of regular non-flavored coffee for inputting into our guest rooms. We realize that limiting the guest to one particular flavor is not the best practice. Our...

Pacifica, California
Reviewed 16 April 2012

We arrived late to our resort and were checked-in seamlessly. The front desk is efficient and helpful. You are assigned a golf cart and can park relatively close to your unit. My husband wasn't crazy about the whole golf cart thing because it was a two step process to reload the car but if you travel light, this shouldn't be...

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

Truly a great review! Many thanks for leaving it for us. We are all so happy to read that you had a blast at the resort. You pointed out some things I wanted to address for your next stay. The hotel offers a continental breakfast to help in getting your day started but if that doesn't sound like enough, you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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About the property
  • 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
In your room
  • Microwave
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 Drive, Marina, CA 93933-2002
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: ₹ 15,249 - ₹ 30,366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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