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Erie, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spent 3 night at the Monarch Beach Resort for a conference at which I was a presenter. The property was absolutely gorgeous and I had a room overlooking the pool area with the ocean in the distance. The room was beautiful but I would have been delighted to sit on my balcony for 3 days and stare at the... More 

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Los Angeles
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63 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a class operation...recently remodeled beautiful location and facilities (used to be a St. Regis). The resort offers many amenities including multiple pools, golf , restaurants, spa etc. We had 3 suites with balconies. The rooms, the bathroom and the balconies were all spacious. The beds were comfortable but they do not look like they were all replaced when... More 

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

Dear Amos803, Thank you for staying at the Monarch Beach Resort during your visit to Orange County. I am very pleased to learn that our team provided you with exceptional service throughout your stay and that you and your family had a restful weekend with us. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to our coastal... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My room was located to the back near the golf course. We had a one bedroom suite with amazing ocean views... The sunsets were breath taking. My family and I have been staying at this hotel for years and since the remodel and new owner ship the safe and hotel is still breath taking. I have to say Sandy, Eric... More 

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

Dear kelsey892016, Thank you for the incredible compliment! 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 for your loyalty over the years and I look forward to creating many more unique memories for you for many... More 

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50 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here during my California vacation. Property is gorgeous and views are great. Property is 5 star. It's seems very popular as it was packed during our stay. Service in on par with 5 star. Little disappoint this property is no longer part of St.Regis.

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

Dear KSeven T., Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay at Monarch Beach Resort. I look forward to having you return for many years to come. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

Allendale, New Jersey
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a gorgeous spot, formally the St. Regis. They un-branded and the place is now being run by inexperienced milenials. This is unfortunate. The rooms are well appointed, but I found the beds uncomfortably stiff and too high (I'm only 5'3") . The "firepit" rooms are just regular rooms and the firepits are not real, they are freestanding heaters,... More 

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

Dear sweetmelissae, 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 am disappointed that it was not a flawless stay for you and would welcome the opportunity to discuss any of your concerns further should you wish.... More 

orange county, ca
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We returned to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with our 7 kids and grandkids at the Monarch Beach Resort. This resort has quickly become their favorite. I am the one that sets everything up, so I have a lot of interaction with the reservations and front desk staff. These people make my job so much easier, handling every single detail which... More 

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

Dear billorangecounty, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay 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 beach-house family. I look forward to having you return for many years to... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here for years for thanksgiving brunch. Last year was a bit of a disappointment, not only because of the remodel, but because they trimmed the food offerings, eliminating the Asian food. This year, we were so excited when our waiter, Dan (who was awesome by the way), told us that the sushi was back! We all enjoyed... More 

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

Dear Travis E., Thank you for your compliments and loyalty over the years. I am pleased you and your family enjoyed our Thanksgiving Brunch at Aveo Table + Bar, and we hope to have you back to the Resort soon. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very last minute trip planned to come out and visit my son. Starting with Judith in HR, to the front desk, and all the staff here at the MBR. I could not have asked for a better trip. Everyone went above and beyond to ensure my trip was nothing short of amazing. Had dinner last night at... More 

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

Dear Erika P., 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 

Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Formerly the St. Regis Monarch Beach and now the Monarch Beach Resort. This resort is absolutely stunning - every last piece. Check in The checkin process was smooth and easy. The staff is welcoming and ensure you move quickly to whatever is next in your day. Rooms The rooms are fantastic. They are oversized and well appointed. The is a... More 

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

Dear Kelsey A., 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 regarding our spectacular guest rooms and the magnificent views. I am pleased to hear of your exceptional visit and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming you back in future.... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am recovering from surgery and desperately needed some R&R. I wanted to go to Miraval because I have had many friends tell me that they excel in the areas of health, wellness, nutrition and TLC. I wasn't feeling up to flying, but I saw they had very recently opened the first Miraval outpost within driving distance of my home,... More 

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

Dear jodyhirschhorn, Thank you very much for staying with us and providing your feedback. We hope your overall experience was a wonderful one. We intended for your visit to be extraordinary and we sincerely apologize if we let you down in any way. If you would like to share more, please feel free to contact me directly at 949-234-3301. I... More 

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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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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: £267 - £584 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles Amos803, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wait until they rebrand”
 of 5 bubbles sweetmelissae, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an inside view so you can see the ocean. Stunning sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles T1827CSmarkd, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third floor room was convenient and had an ocean and courtyard view with beautiful sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles mamafly, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an Ocean View Suite”
 of 5 bubbles B4873ZJstevenf, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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