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Monarch Cove Inn

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Monarch Cove Inn is located on historic Depot Hill in Capitola, California. Poised on an ocean cliff, the Monarch Cove Inn looks out onto the breathtaking curve of Monterey Bay. Accommodations are intimately nestled among flower filled gardens and a monarch butterfly habitat. Enjoy a memorable stay on our 2.5 acre estate with uniquely appointed Victorian guestrooms and cottages, which are a thoughtful blend of yesterday and today. We are conveniently located within walking distance to Capitola Village. You can also stroll along the eucalyptus-lined pathway through the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary that leads to New Brighton State Beach. Breakfast is served to your room daily.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Historic Hotel


Full view
77Somewhat walkable
Grade: 77 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
100Room tips
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Beautiful property location, walkable to downtown Capitola and beach. Our room was spacious, and the gas fireplace kept us cozy warm in the evening. The Monarch is located in a lovely residential neighborhood which lends to the peaceful ambiance.
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My wife and I & our Great Dane stayed in the smaller cottage. Extra bonus was the fenced in backyard. We arrived on a Sunday late afternoon. Parking was tricky as there are not many options. After the weekend guests left we almost had the whole place to ourselves. A nice
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We had a 2-day stay for a birthday get away. We had a very nice room with a gas fireplace. The grounds were beautiful even for February. The only slight downside was that the bathroom was a bit small. Breakfast was delivered to the room at a time we designated; so we just
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We stayed two nights at Monarch Cove Inn. Very cozy place at the end of the road with a nice view of the ocean. Very peaceful and cute rooms nicely appointed. Easy parking and dog friendly. We will be back the next time we head north!
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I had heard much about the Inn and I read other reviews. First of all any negative comments I read were TOTALLY ridiculous! This Inn is perfect! We loved the quaint vintage style of our cottage- the Holiday House. With a fenced yard for our pup, a darling kitchenette and the
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Sunset from the patio of Ocean View room
View from our room the next morning.
Gas fireplace and heater.
Spacious bathroom.
View from our room.
The Hideaway Suite does not have a king, it has a queen (as of May 2017), but it has the private Jacuzzi.
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Can I purchase Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets here?
Probably go on line.
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Is there an area to park? Also, is there a fee?
Shadowbrook Restaurant is the restaurant that Kingofhearts is talking about, and it is a historical beautiful place to eat dinner
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"We stayed in the small cottage. One room with king bed & tv with bathroom and kitchenette."
"We recommend the rooms overlooking the ocean. But, I’m sure they all have advantages."
"Just ask, or simply check out their website, and they provide details about the rooms available."
"Those stand alone cottages have people parking right in front of them, avoid!"
"Excellent views of the ocean!"
US$154 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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