Sanctuary Beach Resort

3295 Dunes Drive
Marina, CA 93933, US
8.2 Rating | 4-Star Hotel |
Sanctuary Beach Resort welcomes pets at their pet-friendly accommodation. Pet fee USD 50 per accommodation, per night.

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About This Property

This oceanfront hotel is located in Marina, California. The hotel offers views of the Pacific Ocean, a full-service spa, an on-site restaurant and in-room dining. Sanctuary Beach Resort features a flat-screen TV and free WiFi in every guest room. Rooms also offer fireplaces and MP3 docking stations. Views of the ocean or the surrounding dunes are also available. Located on-site at Sanctuary Beach Resort, Salt Wood restaurant delivers dishes that utilize the best seasonal local ingredients, highlighting remarkable produce and seafood, found throughout the Central California Coast and beyond. Guests can use the outdoor swimming pool or the hot tub at the Sanctuary Beach. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is 15 minutes' drive from the Sanctuary Beach Resort in Marina. The historic Cannery Row entertainment area is 11 mi from the hotel.

Room Types

Accessible Deluxe (non-refundable)

Accessible Deluxe
  • Accessible Deluxe
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Pet fee USD 50 per accommodation, per night.

Room Details

Ocean View Deluxe Room (non-refundable)

Ocean View Deluxe Room
  • Ocean View Deluxe Room
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Pet fee USD 50 per accommodation, per night.

Room Details

Ocean View Junior Suite (non-refundable)

Ocean View Junior Suite
  • Ocean View Junior Suite
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Pet fee USD 50 per accommodation, per night.

Room Details

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

Check in / Check out

Check in time: 4:00PM
Check out time: 11:00AM

Features and Amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • ATM Or Cash Withdraw On Site
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Bar
  • Bathrobes
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Body Thermometer Available
  • Canoeing
  • Children's Playground
  • Closet
  • Coffee/tea Maker
  • Concierge Services
  • Daily Disinfection
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Desk/workspace In All Rooms
  • Diving
  • Doorman
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station
  • Elevator
  • English
  • Exterior Corridor
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests Available
  • Family Rooms
  • Fireplace
  • First Aid Kit Available
  • Fishing
  • Food Delivery
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Gift/souvenir Shop
  • Golf Course
  • Grocery Delivery
  • Hand Sanitizer In Guest Accommodation And Key Areas
  • Heating
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet Access In Public Areas
  • Ironing Amenities
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Services
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers
  • Massage Services
  • Mini Bar
  • Non-smoking Property
  • On-site Parking
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Physical/social Distancing Guidelines
  • Private Beach
  • Protective Screen Or Physical Barriers In Appropriate Areas
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Service
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa/sauna
  • Spanish
  • Staff Follow All Safety Protocols As Directed By Local Authorities
  • Staff Trained In Safety Protocol
  • Sterilizing Equipment
  • TV & Movies/Shows
  • Temperature Check For Guests And Staff
  • Ticket Services
  • Tour Services
  • Wind Surfing

Recent Reviews

Natasa family with young children June 13, 2022
Positives: Just lovation
Negatives: Overpriced Poor facilities room too small outdated Toilet right next to room Was stinky all along Could not sleep Even though we cleaned everything when we entered the room
Never again!
Sarah young couple June 7, 2022
Positives: we had a wonderful stay! service was top notch & the grounds were so well kept. we enjoyed the nightly beach bonfires & the hot tub/pool area was exceptional. the breakfast basket deliveries were so convenient & delicious. the rooms were clean & well kept, but the bathrooms were dated. nothing beats the location & the beautiful ocean & nature just outside our door. we enjoyed daily whale watching from our room & the beach outside! we had a lovely time.
Negatives: we went to the Salt Wood restaurant on a Tuesday night & found the food & service a bit mediocre for the amount of money we paid.
A beautiful whale-watching retreat right...
Madhvi family with young children May 26, 2022
Positives: Bed/pillows weren’t very comfortable.
Negatives: Beds/pillows need upgrade for the price of this stay.
Location and staff were amazing....
Rondi young couple May 12, 2022
Marie solo traveller May 11, 2022
Positives: Liked that my request for a room with a view of the beach and the sea was provided. Liked that my request for microwave and refrigerator was provided. Liked the room was a suite.
Negatives: Wished that the room be vacuumed and tidied each day given the sand around the property. There were ants in the sink/kitchen area. Restaurant rates were pricey.
I hope to visit again.
Maxime young couple May 6, 2022
Positives: The ocean, the beach, the views are great. Good bed. Friendly welcome from the golf cart guy who brought us to our room.
Negatives: The pricetag is way too high. This is not a premium resort, rather a timeshare with very nice ocean views. The pool infrastructure is from a 2 star hotel. The receptionists were not friendly, neither helpful. They told us the room was not going to been cleaned due to covid staff shortage (april 2022…). Overal not the quality you expect from a “sanctuary resort” with a heavy price tag.
Great ocean, very mediocre hotel.
Liliana family with young children May 4, 2022
Positives: Location, that’s it.
Negatives: I paid $1200/night, which is a high price point for room with dated furniture. But what was most disappointing was the window closest to my bed was broken, I was looking forward to listening to the ocean while falling asleep/waking up. The only other window was right next to where my son was sleeping on the pull out sofa, or the patio door. Neither were ideal. The shower had mold in the grout, and the bathroom door was SO NOISEY. $1.2k per night and you guys have a couch cover hiding that disgusting sofa, don’t bleach the bathroom tiles, and no WD-40 for the bathroom door. It’s a joke. I could have booked at the four seasons in Oahu for half the cost.
Just because it’s a “panoramic...
Stephanie family with young children May 1, 2022
Positives: Large hot tub and pool, nightly bonfires. Food at the restaurant was amazing! Cozy robes
Negatives: Very expensive and no daily room cleaning.
Beautiful beachfront resort
Isabella family with young children April 22, 2022
Positives: The sunset was the best part of staying there but I could have seen that anywhere nearby.
Negatives: Incredibly overpriced. Paid over $700 for a one night stay and I felt like I was in a college dorm. The person in the room above us sounded like a toddler from My 600 Pound Life. I have never heard someone walk soooo loudly in my life. There was no point complaining because it was just the way they walked. I woke up at 3am because they were walking to the bathroom. And again, at 6am, because the stairwell from the unit above us was *directly* above my bed. So, yeah, super noisy and overpriced. Maybe they can try soundproofing the units a bit more. The photos were misleading too because I assumed we would have a private villa and not be sharing the building with two other units. Also, I definitely got athlete's foot (yuck) from the bathroom shower. So, hopefully they scrub the showers down a bit more for guests in the future. Overall, it was mediocre. The staff was nice and the beach was pretty, though.
Super overpriced.
Heather with friends April 20, 2022
Positives: The location is perfect and the fact it is pet friendly.
Negatives: It has some serious deferred maintenance.
Brought my friend from Chicago...
Wesley family with young children April 18, 2022
Jeremy family with young children April 16, 2022
Alexandros family with young children April 7, 2022
Viviana family with young children April 3, 2022
Very good
Esther solo traveller March 25, 2022
Very good
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