Overview

Sanctuary Beach Resort

3295 Dunes Drive, Marina, CA 93933, United States
+1 831 883 9478

$274+

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 739 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.2
  • 6.0
  • 5.8

Good to know

  • Very quiet
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Great view
  • Beach nearby

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    About

    Location.

    Nestled along the edge of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Sanctuary Beach Resort offers a unique place for inspiration along California's Central Coast. The resort is ideally situated between the coastal cities of Monterey and Santa Cruz, just 10 miles from Monterey dining and attractions. Visitors can easily access the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic downtown Monterey, and beautiful golf courses along the Monterey Peninsula. Sanctuary Beach Resort's convenient location near the marina allows guests to partake in local whale-watching excursions.

    Property Features.

    The two story Sanctuary Beach Resort was built in 1999 and boasts a lodge-style main lobby. Two meeting rooms offer eight hundred square feet of meeting space and The Serenity Spa offers a variety of exhilarating treatments including massages, facials, body scrubs, beauty treatments and aromatherapy. Additional amenities include free self parking, luggage storage, multilingual staff, wedding services, and picnic area.

    Guestrooms.

    Luxurious, beachfront bungalows at the Sanctuary Beach Resort are scattered across 19 acres of secluded sand dunes, offering a natural experience of exceptional comforts. Each room features exquisite ocean or partial ocean views, pillowtop mattresses with down comforter and Egyptian cotton bedding. Additional amenities include air conditioning, satellite TV, iPod docking station, phone, and private bathroom with designer toiletries and shower/tub combination.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Business center
    • Internet
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Private beach
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Fireplace
    • Concierge service
    • Child pool
    • Restaurant
    • Express check out
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 739 reviews
    • 9.4 "Wonderful beach."
      8.3 "83% appreciated the clean beach."
    • 9.2 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.2 "82% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.9 "Nice rooms."
      9.5 "95% thought the view was good."
      8.6 "86% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.1 "81% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.6 "86% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.6 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 56%."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
      5.6 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 56%."
    • 4.5 "Disappointing food."
      4.4 "56% did not like what was on the menu."
    • 3.8 "Bar is not good."
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    Overall Rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 502 reviews
    • 9.2 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.2 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.0 "Rooms are great."
      9.5 "95% thought the view was good."
      8.4 "84% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.3 "83% liked the big bathroom."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.2 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.8 "Bar is not good."
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    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 236 reviews
    • 9.6 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 9.1 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
      9.5 "95% thought the view was good."
      8.3 "83% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Average value."
    • 4.7 "Disappointing food."
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    Good to know
    "Very quiet"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Great view"
    "Beach nearby"
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