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Seattle, Washington
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366 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited as part of a large group with a banquet scheduled on the back lawn. This hotel is built to impress, with spacious lobbies and hallways, luxurious decor, friendly and professional staff, and spectacular grounds. Our evening banquet included several buffet stations with a wide variety of delicious foods. The seafood buffet and Asian buffets were excellent. They also... More 

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

Dear GoAlong2, 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. We look forward to welcoming you back to our coastal playground in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had all of the events surrounding our wedding (Rehearsal Dinner, Ceremony, Cocktail Hair, Luncheon, Bon Voyage Brunch, etc.) at this absolutely gorgeous newly renovated resort. From an excellent group rate (thanks to Alyssa in Group Sales), to exquisite dining (thanks to the staff at Stonehill Tavern and AVEO), to a seamless arrival / departure process complete... More 

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

Dear STEVEN F., Congratulations on your recent marriage! We are honored that you chose to celebrate this milestone in your life at the Monarch Beach Resort. 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. Thank you again, and... More 

San Diego, California
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27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm still speechless. From the moment we arrived till now this hotel simply amazed me. I got a deal with Travelzoo for $299 for a resort view room and decided to upgrade to a ocean view instead. This is just to celebrate my husband's birthday and I was dying to give this place a try. So glad I did! Everything... More 

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

Dear V A, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We believe that the new Monarch Beach Resort is the one place with all the right elements to capture the affections of anyone who has ever had a love affair with beach, and to create an even stronger bond with our resort guests, members and... More 

San Diego, California
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has long been one of my favorite hotels in southern california. It has a great mix of fun, dinning, things to do in the area and cool vibe going on. From the approach to the hotel it feels very 5 star yet relaxed. It seems like a place cool people want to hang out. The pool which is being... More 

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

Dear CEU4040, Thank you fro your loyalty and compliments. We believe that the new Monarch Beach Resort is the one place with all the right elements to capture the affections of anyone who has ever had a love affair with beach, and to create an even stronger bond with our resort guests, members and the greater community. I look forward... More 

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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to spend three days at MBR. This is an amazing property and the amenities are top notch. The view is amazing and sunsets are very special! The beach resort is absolutely gorgeous and you have to spend time at the beach. The staff are ALL amazing. Every staff member I talked to had a smile and... More 

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

Dear Tvamtrenary, 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 More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to the monarch beach resort after we had stayed in January of 2015. This was the first stop on honeymoon. We arrived late after a flight from Boston, both of us tired and without a voice from our wedding weekend one day previous. We were greeted by a most helpful staff. Everything from luggage to making sure we... More 

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

Dear Jillian s., It was an honor celebrating with you! Thank you for the kind words and lavish praise you bestowed upon our team - I will share your feedback with our associates. We look forward to creating many more unique memories for you in the future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

Muscat, Oman
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53 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family we had a lovely stay at The Monarch Beach Resort. The restaurants are nice (breakfast service though was sometimes slow and the beach restaurant needs a facelift) and the new pool area is very nice. The private beach is also great but I would have preferred it if the shuttle bus service between the beach and the... More 

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

Dear S O, Thank you for staying at Monarch Beach Resort during your visit to Orange County, California. I am happy to hear that you had an overall wonderful stay with us and enjoyed our ‘new’ resort and amenities. Thank you for your valuable feedback and comments. I will discuss this with our team to see if there are any... More 

Bakersfield, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room and hotel staff were great. I cant say enough about the view and how clean the property was. From a hotel stand point I would stay here again. However upon checking in they gave me a "Grand Opening Special Invitation" for the spa. It was for $50 off a spa service. When I called and booked a service... More 

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

Dear Robert G., Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay. It is vitally important to us that we provide the best customer service to our guests and are always appreciative to our guests when they provide us feedback when we don’t. I was disappointed to hear that you had a less... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall my experience was exceptional. The resort and room was beautiful. The room amenities were perfect especially the bath products. The attention provided to by Taylor Alpert, the concierge and front desk staff as well as the pool staff was amazing. We felt super well taken care all the time. Our needs were met before we even knew what we... More 

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

Dear kmtmsg, Thank you for the kind words and lavish praise you bestowed upon our team - I will share your feedback with our associates. I hope I will have the opportunity to welcome you back to our beach house soon! Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

Merrick, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Monarch Beach Resort. It has been recently redone and no expense was spared in making it a first-rate facility. The dining, the rooms, the grounds were all impeccable. Breakfast on the patio is such a treat. Too much chill in the air? No problem. The amazing staff will fire up the heaters, bring... More 

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

Dear merrillw888, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay at the Monarch Beach Resort. I appreciate your kind comments and hope I will have the opportunity to welcome you back to our beach house soon! Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $476 - $1,044 (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 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Family Hotel in Dana Point
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“On the lower floor there are suites with fire pits which are a lot of fun in the evening and on cold nights.”
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“Ask for an inside view so you can see the ocean. Stunning sunsets.”
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