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Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 November 2012

We had a family reunion at this resort and stayed in 4 units for 3 nights. This could be a near perfect resort if management took better care of the property. The resort sits above the ocean on sand dunes, includes a restaurant, and each unit has direct views. The units needed repair and cosmetic work on the outside. This...

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I appreciate the fact that you let our management team know there were parts of your stay that you felt were less than satisfactory. The weather conditions as well as our close proximity to the beach sometimes make it difficult to have the exterior of our units in as excellent...

Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

The resort has great amenities plus a restaurant that will deliver great tasting food to your room. Hot tub is large enough to hold many guests and not feel crowded. Beach access is easy for romantic moonlit strolls on the beach.

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are always glad to hear the resort exceeded your expectations when it came to finding a romantic setting for your weekend getaway. Next time the two of you need some time away, keep us in mind! We would be more than happy to accommodate you for a future stay as...

Orlando, FL
Reviewed 16 November 2012

LOVED this hotel! The details were awesome! Great views and little things like towels for the beac next to the door. Would stay here again in a heartbeat! The bathrooms however had a bit of mold in the shower. Other than that, no detail was missed!

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and got a chance to enjoy the beach. Next time you are heading back to the area, be sure to give us a call! We are always happy to see our return guests back on property. We would like to thank you...

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 14 November 2012

We had a great time at the Sanctuary Beach Resort. Beautiful room w/ fireplace and a great view. On property restaurant was good and room service was quick. This was a perfect escape for the two of us. Can't wait to come back!

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

I’m happy to hear you are already ready to return back to the Sanctuary! It sounds like you were able to enjoy some of the amenities featured on property, such as our onsite restaurant and warm gas burning fireplace. Be sure to give us a call if you decided to escape again this winter, and we can have a nice...

Roseville, California
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This place was awesome! We stayed in the jr. suite partial ocean view and it was nice. You could see the ocean from our room. The room was big had a couch, chair. table,wet bar the bathroom had a walk in shower plus on the other side of the bathroom had a tub and shower.We brought our dog and our...

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review on your recent trip. I’m glad to hear that your party (the dog included!) all had a great time while staying here. It’s great to know our Front Desk/Concierge team was able to help you pick out a restaurant that all of you enjoyed! We are very lucky to be situated...

new york
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Wonderful!! Watch the ocean as waves roll in, fall asleep to the sound of surf hitting sand... just slide your glass door wide open, flick on your fireplace and let the sights and sounds of the Pacific in. I arrived late in the evening after a long drive from LA. Check in was quick and easy, the staff was very...

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Your review was really great to read! It painted a true picture of what we hope all of our guests are able to enjoy throughout their time here. After a lengthy drive from Southern California I’m glad to hear you found your room relaxing and the onsite restaurant satisfying. Only a mile or two away there are a few local...

Monterey, California
Reviewed 9 November 2012

We stayed in one of the second-floor, ocean-front, Jr. Suites. To say this is in a beautiful place is an understatement. We could sit in our living area and look out the window at the waves crashing on the shore. At night we left the door open so we could hear the sounds of the ocean. We found the room...

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review from your recent stay. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed some of my personal favorite aspects of the resort, from hearing the waves crashing at night, to zipping around in our golfcarts. It’s great to hear that some of the improvements we are making throughout the resort (Wi-Fi being a...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 October 2012

This was a great getaway from SF with two young ones our partial view jr. suite was beautiful. A front porch with chairs, fireplace and fold out coach for the kids and their own tv. The beach was gorgeous, the weather perfect, beautiful sunset and a fire at night to roast marshmellows all added to this amazing stay. We enjoyed...

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ManagementSBR, Front Office Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It sounds as though you and your family had an enjoyable time here. It’s great to hear that you were also lucky enough to experience some warm weather and beautiful sunsets! I’m glad to see that you were able to enjoy some of our amenities .Thanks again for choosing us for your family getaway, and...

Reviewed 10 October 2012

My husband and I actually stayed here back in October of last year for our honeymoon. We were a bit late on crossing a place to stay since we were low on cash because of why we spent on our wedding but a few people knew our situation and blessed us with the opportunity to have out honey moon. Well...

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

I wanted to thank you so much for leaving the great review that you did. I'm happy to see you still thinking of us a whole year after your stay! It sounds like you have some amazing family & friends who care about you guys very much. I'm thrilled that they were able to provide the means for you and...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 October 2012

my wife and i had our first trip away together, two in between, and chose this place as our honeymoon destination. we love it here. the Junior Suites with an ocean view are the best thing going - there's a deck with captain's chairs, a fireplace, a sliding glass door - light the fire, open the glass door and windows,...

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

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for such a great review. The staff and I very much appreciate the fact that you chose our humble little resort as the place for your once-in-a-lifetime celebration. I don’t think you should wait till the anniversary to come back though. We’ll look forwards to seeing you soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $270 - $585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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“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
“Ask for an upstairs unit, or a single story unit.”
 of 5 bubbles kapatch67, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms with ocean view are recommended - although all rooms seem to have the same standard (but for the view)”
 of 5 bubbles 605orlandop, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“stay on the beachfront suites or rooms if possible. They are single story”
 of 5 bubbles vocular, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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