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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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Maple Plain, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Sanctuary Beach resort from 3/17/17 - 3/20/17. The site is very unimpressive. The website says the restaurant will re-open in early 2017 after a year closed, that is a joke. The restaurant is boarded up and fenced off looking as it had a fire. There is no one working on the restaurant. They will...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it here - we only spent two days but being so close to the ocean, in our little suite was heaven and just so relaxing! The bonfire by the ocean at night is great - watching the sunset - watch out for the nerds with drones who think it is great way to disturb the peaceful surroundings! Just watch...

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

Thank you for leaving us great feedback about your stay! I am so thrilled you had a great time and enjoyed the sunset and natural setting. We'd love to have you again anytime, just give us a ring.. See you again soon!

Orange, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a hidden gem. For a great location between Carmel and Monterey plan on staying here. You might enjoy yourself so much you wont leave the resort. Stay and enjoy the nightly bonfire on the beach. Nestled in cottage like rooms with porches the peaceful atmosphere and ocean sounds is perfect for any couple or person seeking a...

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

You know... that's how they got me too. I stayed here with my partner at the time and then liked it so much I didn't want to leave so I applied for a job :-) This place can have a strong effect on us all and I invite you to come back and experience it over and over again. Thank...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is in a lovely location right on the beach. The staff are super friendly and professional. restuarant was closed for remodeling so I can not speak to that but look forward to returning when it reopens. Though we did not bring our dog, this place is very dog friendly and still is super clean. I will return many...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! I so appreciate the fact that you were able to relax and unwind. After all, that is sole reason this place exists - so you can get away and escape. We'll be looking forward to your next visit, hopefully before too long.

Vanløse, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, 2-year-old son and I visited the resort, where we booked a suite with ocean view. The resort is absolutely breathtaking, and the most romantic place I've ever been to. As mentioned, we brought our 2-year-old son, so there wasn't much time for romance though...

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

I am so glad you discovered the resort. While I hope your son had a stay that he will remember forever, I'll be looking forward to your next visit when you've got a babysitter and can leave the little guy at home. You deserve to treat yourselves and we'll be here when you're ready! Thanks again for the wonderful feedback!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience! I work on the night shift at the local hospital and found out due to the recent storms I was not going to be able to access my home. I took a chance that someplace quiet would let me check in early. Tired, exhausted and needing a shower. The Sanctuary Beach Resort took care of me in a...

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

You are so sweet to leave us such a great review! Thank you so much for recognizing the staff for assisting you. We revel in any opportunity to really WOW a guest and I hope we did just that with regard to your experience. Come back for some more rest and relaxation as soon as you're ready!

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a lovely stay at this hotel for our Anniversary. We had an oceanfront room which I highly recommend! Listening and seeing the ocean from the bed was well worth the extra money. Our room was at the end of the resort so it was quiet but a long way away from the parking lot. They have a golf...

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

Thank you for the positive review you left for us. I love that you were able to experience the ocean up close and personal, the way it should be experienced. Please accept my apologies for not picking you up in the timeliest of fashions. We like to ensure our guests are never left to walk if they don't want to....

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This Hotel is wonderful. My wife and I tried it for the first time and absolutely loved our stay. Incredibly hospitable and thoughtful staff. Our room was perfect; very nice and clean accommodations. I had read some early reviews of the in room breakfast that weren't very good. I decided to take a chance and order it anyway. Boy I'm...

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

Thanks for the wonderful comments related to your recent stay! I'm overjoyed that you thought the breakfast was delicious and filling as I am a big fan of it too. We welcome you to come stay again anytime you are ready. We'll see you again soon!

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We spent last weekend at this beautiful resort to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. The staff went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. I was in contact with Mary via email to let her know this was a special weekend for us and she took the time to keep in touch with me and let me know she would...

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

We are so thrilled you spent the special day with us and Happy Belated Birthday to your boyfriend! Thank you for choosing Sanctuary as your place of celebration. Our Guest Service staff is always here to ensure our guests have the BEST time and Mary is no exception. She likes to take a personal stake in our guest's enjoyment and...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stayed at Sanctuary to celebrate my husbands birthday with our family (kids and grandkids). Even though the weather wasn't very pleasant, we had an amazing stay! Being chauffeured in golf carts was a fun experience for the grand kids. Every staff member we met went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. When we checked into our...

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

Now is this my favorite type of review to read! I share in your excitement about this resort and I'm so glad you got to experience it for everything it has to offer. Happy Belated Birthday to your husband and we'll look forward to having you again soon!

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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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  • 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: $304 - $607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Get one of the few rooms that are actually beach front.”
 of 5 bubbles douglasa62, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for suite with ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles CookGang, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for ocean front”
 of 5 bubbles withd0gs, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor oceanfront”
 of 5 bubbles HillaryCowart, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view, top floor”
 of 5 bubbles elainesb20, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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