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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“ocean front”(104 reviews)
“golf cart”(264 reviews)
“deluxe room”(36 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

No other place compares to the Sanctuary Beach Resort! My husband and I have stayed here innumerable times over the last 10 years and have never been disappointed! Love the location, near Monterey and right on the beach so one can see and hear the...More

1  Thank Sue M
Response from Stephanie L, Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Sue M., Wow! Thank you for such a wonderful review and choosing us for your romantic getaway time and time again! It is an absolute pleasure to hear you loved your beautifully appointed guest room, the breakfast basket, and everything else all around. Our...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Visited for 3 nights last week. Booked an Ocean Front Deluxe room. Was "upgraded" unbeknownst to me to a "suite" #607 (which seemed nice, but didn't need it - traveling alone) - room was not acceptable, broken, cheap blinds, the room was right up against...More

2  Thank barbiejeannew
Response from Stephanie L, Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Barbiejeannew, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay. We will be sure to address your concerns with our team, We apologize for your experience. We are currently in process of updating the property and hope to welcome you back once the updates...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Sanctuary for two nights. The location was convenient to where we wanted to be (dining in Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Carmel, with day trips down to Big Sur). The sound of the waves was fabulous at night. Like other reviewers we...More

1  Thank Lauren S
Response from Stephanie L, Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Lauren S., Thank you kindly for taking the time to review your recent visit with us! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the views, environment, and the guest services team. We appreciated the feedback for improvement and will definitely share this with our...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018

We were searching for a cozy place for Valentine's Day 2018. Through TravelZoo we found Sanctuary Beach Resort. I've lived in the Bay Area for over 30 years, traveled to Monterey loads and never noticed this place! It's tucked behind the Best Western and hidden...More

Thank MarkK_SFO
Response from Stephanie L, Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded 21 February 2018

Dear MarkK_SFO, Wow! Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you had a memorable time with us at The Sanctuary Beach Resort for your Valentine's Day celebration. It is a true pleasure to hear you enjoyed the nightly bonfires, our...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

On arrival the check in desk was outside in the open ???? Work was going on in reception and we were stood outside in the sun and wind trying to check in which took an age. The restaurant in the evening was unremarkable (already commented)...More

2  Thank P G
Response from Stephanie L, Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded 21 February 2018

Dear PG, I would like to extend our sincerest apologies for your experience, as it is definitely not our standard. We want to ensure your have the best experience possible, and would like to touch base with you in further detail regarding your stay. You...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$280 - US$580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$280 - US$580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Diane M
15 February 2018|
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Response from danwen888 | Reviewed this property |
There are binoculars in each room so you don’t need to bring your own.
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MGG880
21 January 2018|
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Response from haboo1943 | Reviewed this property |
701 is on the second floor. Which is the top floor. I don't remember any of the buildings being more than two floors. Don't know whether or not they have any suites on the first floor.
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ttruher
17 November 2017|
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Response from haboo1943 | Reviewed this property |
New Restaurant was open when we were there Oct.12. Needed reservations. Could not get one in time frame we needed. Several guest we spoke to said the food was excellent. Menu and wine selections were good. Prices in... More
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"Call the local number and try to reserve your room and bypass their reservation group in Florida."
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"all the rooms are wonderful even if some have ocean view"
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"The ocean view rooms are the best!"
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"Spend a little extra for a deluxe ocean view room!"
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