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Monarch Resort

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1111 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Torrance, California
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our double queen room was quite roomy, clean and comfortable. However, we were visiting family for the holidays so did not spend a lot of time in our room. The small fridge in the room came in handy. The breakfast was nice - hard boiled eggs, assorted cereals, breads and pastries. Fresh fruit - whole bananas, tangerines and apples. Good... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very pleasant stay at the Monarch Resort for a family of 4. We had two rooms with an adjoining common area, all with fireplaces that included a duraflame log to burn. The rooms were clean and comfortable and everything worked fine. Breakfast was included and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The location provides easy access... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I was expecting, from the reviews I had read, that this hotel would be average, but clean. I was truly disappointed. I couldn't overlook the spider webs on the walls, nor could I recommend a hotel that had blackout drapes that wouldn't open fully (broken), and a ceiling fan that had no pull string for the lights. When discussing this... More 

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Sacramento, California
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Our room was clean, comfortable, and enough space for two people. It had everything we needed. The interior of the hotel was very nice...plants, dolphin statues. Walking distance to the lighthouse and the butterfly sanctuary. Continental breakfast was ok...nothing spectacular but enough to get us going in the morning (hard boiled eggs, cereals, bagels, muffins, juice, coffee/tea).

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Manteca, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Good size rooms. Bed was comfortable. Generally clean (shower could use a new caulking). Nice size fridge. Having a fireplace was a nice touch. Hot tub was soothing after walking all day. Continental breakfast had enough choices, although the room they served it in was small but they had trays so you could take it to your room. Covered parking.

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The location is great and that what you're probably paying for. The rooms are in need of remodeling...the major perk was there was a fireplace which was perfect for the cold June evening. The hallways had skylights (I believe) which made the 70's interior less dreary. The overall experience was average, but be prepared to pay for a resort.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The staff here was very friendly , but the entire "resort " was filthy. The pool was run down and dirty, if they can't afford to remodel it, they could at least keep it clean. The " spa" looked like a nuclear waste dump, it was a strange orange/yellow foaming mess. The room they put us in first had a... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

First of all, the staff was very friendly and improved the overall impression. The place is a bit aged which is pretty obvious. The breakfast did not meet my (low) expectations. The price now really turned me down - poor value for money. The location is nice.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This hotel is located on the edge of the monarch butterfly reserve in Pacific Grove. A trail runs through the reserve and it is beautiful. The room was extremely comfortable, neatly kept and roomy. We enjoyed our stay there very much and are looking forward to staying there again. The breakfast way great.

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Toronto
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from staying 6 nights in Monarch Resort. Would recommend this place for anybody except may be young companies. Very clean, quiet, price is good, very friendly staff. By all means it is a good place. We initially wanted to stay just 2 nights but extended to 6

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