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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Monarch Beach Resort for a work event. The hotel and grounds are stunning. My room was amazing- large, comfortable, and meticulously maintained. We spent too much time in meetings and not enough time enjoying the resort, but I can say that the meeting space was lovely and all of the meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) catered by the...

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Monterey, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent time. Views were spectacular! Staff very friendly and helpful, particularly the valets. Given recent downpours the golf course was in excellent shape. Highly recommend it! The restaurant was very nice, food quite good. Golf staff were very accommodating, particularly for our last minute tee time that we made.

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear josephfS5132PL, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming back to our coastal beach house in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan General Manager

PDX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to love this resort. Beautiful setting, comfortable rooms, well known locale. I just couldn't get over the indifferent staff and ridiculous pricing. It started out well, with a wonderful person at the front desk and a kind man showing us to our room. Turns out that was the peak of the experience. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms...

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear David H., Although I am pleased to hear that our team provided you with exceptional service throughout your stay and that you enjoyed the resort, I am disappointed that it was not a flawless stay for you. Feel rest assured that I will connect with our management team for their review and training. If you wish to discuss any...

Calgary
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd stay and we are already going back two months later! The renovations turned out spectacular. Monarch is a posh resort without having a pompous feel from the staff! Five star luxury from the entrance, rooms, pools, beach to restaurants and staff. We always stayed in WeHo and Beverly Hills in years past but are likely never...

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Its_Tina, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your stay at the Monarch Beach Resort. Our staff has a commitment to each and every guest to deliver one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality. I am pleased to hear of your exceptional visit and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming you back in future....

Friendswood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here multiple times. The last 2 visits were for the DMB concert in Irvine. We have had a great time every time. The service was exvellent, the resort is amazing to look at and the grounds were immaculate. Location was great for OC. Easy to get around from and lots to do in fhe vicinity. We will...

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear goski100, Thank you for your loyalty and posting your review! I am delighted to see that you enjoyed our resort, and I appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. We hope to welcome you back for another wonderful stay in the near future! Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our two toddlers loved the private beach and pool areas. We didn't use it as much as we wanted to since it was a bit chilly, but the pool is heated to very comfortable temperature. Service was great all around. Would definitely stay here again.

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear j2chan, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. I am so pleased that you and your family had a wonderful visit despite the fact that the weather wasn't on your/our side. Thank you again, and we hope you will visit our coastal playground again soon! Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Philadelphia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 4th stay here. Now that the renovations are complete this place is incredible. Service, room quality, views, food, facilities all first class. Staff can't do enough for you here. My room was large and had a view of the golf course out 1 window, the ocean out another and the pool out a third. Huge HDTV on the wall...

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear rikwynn, Thank you for your loyalty and incredible review. We could not agree more: "a genuine luxury experience", this is exactly where we are positioning ourselves. I am thrilled that you had an exceptional stay and look forward to having you return for many more years to come. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family chose the St. Regis Monarch Beach for my big sister's wedding this past January. She only had 100 guests so we selected the Botanical Garden for the ceremony and Club 19 for the reception. Both locations were beautiful. This review isn't about the beauty of the venue though - anyone who has visited knows how lovely it is....

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tina S., Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the many reasons our staff members are so proud to be a part of our one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality family. I will make sure we recognize Laura and the rest of the team. We look...

Orinda, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course,this place is beauiful and in a gorgeous setting. I am not comparing it against the average area hotel, but the other top notch places such as the Ritz Carlton, which is right down the street. The room rates are similar but the cost of food and beverages within the resort was outrageous. $26 for scrambled eggs. A bottle...

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear SierraTim, Thank you for staying at Monarch Beach Resort during your visit. Although I am pleased that you have shared some positive comments, I am disappointed that it was not a seamless stay for you. Please accept my sincere apology for falling short of showing you the value you deserve when staying with us. Feel rest assured that I...

Los Angeles, California, USA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is nothing short of amazing! From the moment we drove up to the valet, to the check in staff, to the bell staff, restaurant staff, pool staff, we are treated like friends. Warm, courteous and happy. The grounds were impeccable! The pool beautiful! The very cute old-surfer-woody van took us down to the beach to catch a perfect...

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marc K., I am thrilled to hear you had such a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for sharing your experience, and we hope to have you back at the Resort soon. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our AAA Five-Diamond sanctuary is sublimely located near Southern California's renowned destinations, including Catalina Island and Dana Point Harbor. Nestled hillside overlooking a private beach, discover an array of adventuresome experiences at our coveted Orange County resort. From thrilling water sports, to championship golf links, to acclaimed Miraval Life in Balance Spa, encounter lasting memories at our pristine coastal locale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monarch Beach Resort

Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629 (Formerly St. Regis, Monarch Beach)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: ₹ 31,790 - ₹ 55,044 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Monarch Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
St. Regis, Monarch Beach Hotel Dana Point
St Regis Dana Point
St Regis Resort Monarch Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Family Hotel in Dana Point
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“All room are good.”
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“We enjoyed having a room with a fire pit on the balcony. It added to the relaxation in this beautiful setting.”
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“North wing rooms have better sunlight”
 of 5 bubbles AniKatan, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with a larger balcony if you spend time outside or a room on a lower level where they have fire pits for each room”
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