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Monarch Cove Inn

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620 El Salto Drive, Capitola, CA 95010
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great place and dog friendly, too! We had our own cottage with private fenced in yard. The grounds were beautiful overlooking Monterrey Bay and well kept. Mary was a delight. We attended a gorgeous wedding on the property that was both intimate and charming. Capitola is a quaint beach town and we loved it. We can't wait to... More 

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Yuba City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room accomodations were superb, the breakfast and service outstanding. The location of the Inn is perfect for ocean views, grounds flowers and trees. I perfect place for peace and serenity. I look forward for a return stay. The manager was a true professional who made our stay all the more enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monarch Cove Inn is a hidden gem on the California coastline. It's tucked away in a residential neighborhood so even some Santa Cruz/Capitola locals don't know it's there. It's positioned on a bluff looking out to the Monterey Bay and you'll find many Monarch butterflies floating about on the property between Oct.-March. Although the location is rather private, there are... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this treasure at the last minute and got the last room available. It was a small room but we were able to use the tables outside for our wine in the afternoon and for our breakfast that was delivered to us! What a great location within walking distance to the village and the beach!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a TravelZoo Voucher to the Monarch Cove Inn as a Christmas gift. Even though we are from the bay area, we had not heard of this place but were very excited about a get-away. The dates were pretty restrictive for the voucher, but the staff was helpful and we finally were lucky enough to find an available Friday/Saturday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff is so kind, friendly and helpful! We stayed in the Lilac Room. It was comfortable, clean and homey. The bed and linens were so comfy. I liked having a throw at the end of the bed. Nice toiletries in the bathroom, good hair dryer. There was a selection of CDs to play. The room was spacious. The best... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Room was very cute & quaint, bed very comfortable, the view was breathtaking, and the grounds peaceful and beautiful!! It's about a 10 minute walk to the town of Capitola on a path along the coast...awesome walk! Room: Beach view

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed recently two nights and it was very quiet and the beds were temperpedic which was different. Easy walk to Capitola if you ignore the steps and we also took the trail down to the State Park. I would stay again. Only thing I would improve is a new toilet as it was not low water use and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We booked this hotel for a two night get-away. We wanted to bring our dog with us, so we booked one of the cottages(only the cottages except dogs).The hotel is very quaint and very quiet.The cottage we had has a yard for the dog and for sitting out in the sun or for morning coffee.It comes with a kitchen,which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is a real jewel that we had never heard of. We got a good deal through Travel Zoo and decided to go for two nights to celebrate a big birthday for me. When we arrived, we were told our room had accidentally been given to someone else so they would upgrade us. Can't remember the name of the... More 

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