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Monarch Beach Resort

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1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085 See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is not a beachfront resort. The main property is on the other side of PCH. To get to the beach it’s a long walk past the golf course. Cell phone reception is almost non-existent (we were on floor 2). I was working and if...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

First time to stay at Monarch Beach Resort. Will go back as soon as possible! The staff was so helpful and friendly. The property is emmaculate. The food and drinks served poolside were delicious. So close to the pacific coast highway and Laguna Beach area.

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Response from MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach ResortResponded 5 days ago

Dear Beckyboo14, Thank you for the incredible compliment! I look forward to having you return for many years to come. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Easy to get around. Meeting rooms comfortable. Great service from all staff. We visited the hotel as part of a convention and had several large meetings including breakfast, awards banquet, cocktail receptions, etc. For all the events the staff was very accommodating.More

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Response from MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach ResortResponded 5 days ago

Dear Thank you for your review of Monarch Beach Resort. I am pleased to hear you had an exceptional stay with us and that you had the chance to enjoy the resort during your business trip. I look forward to welcoming you back to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Propert is Lovely with an Out Standing Staff, They absolutley try to accommodate every concern& wish and do it with a Genuine Smile.The Bathrooms definitely could use an Update, Shower is much to small for a Five Star Rated Hotel. Water Closet Plumbing needs...More

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Response from MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach ResortResponded 5 days ago

Dear jamnapa27, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay. I am pleased to hear of your exceptional visit and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute you step onto the hotel’s property, you are taken care of. Our room was amazing, and fully stocked with anything you may need. Food was delicious at all resort restaurants.Great service, great staff, will definitely come again!

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Response from MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach ResortResponded 6 days ago

Dear Lilithma, Thank you for the incredible compliment! I look forward to having you return for many years to come. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

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Our AAA Five-Diamond resort overlooks the Pacific and offers private beach club access, with watersports, oceanfront golf, award-winning Miraval Life in Balance Spa, swimming pools, upscale dining, activities programs and more. Located in Dana Point, the resort offers easy access to a variety of Southern California attractions including Catalina Island, Dana Point Harbor, Laguna art galleries and events, Disneyland and more.

Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders GreenPartner
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Residential Neighbourhood, Park View, Bay View, Quiet
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$326 - US$860 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
St. Regis, Monarch Beach
Also Known As
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Traveller (1,218)
Room & Suite (511)
Pool & Beach (195)
Dining (123)
Amenities (34)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (13)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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23 October 2018|
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Response from Daniela J | Reviewed this property |
We used Uber and it was easy. But if you want more freedom you might want to get a car. I also think that the resort might offer you transportation if you ask for it.
21 October 2018|
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Response from matchuezuill | Reviewed this property |
I moved to south Orange County from Seattle decades ago and I always tell people that it's hard to get used to the fact that you can go to the beach on Christmas day and get a suntan. I think of December and January as the... More
20 October 2018|
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Response from Brothercane | Reviewed this property |
I would say between 3-4 days should be sufficient. Definitely go to Catalina Island as well during your stay!
Room Tips
"Comfortable bed and spacious room"
5 days ago
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"Not all rooms have a great ocean view...probably ask when you check in."
1 week ago
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"Couild definitely use additional color ."
1 week ago
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"all rooms are excellent.. get the least expensive and you will be thrilled "
1 week ago
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