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Monarch Resort

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1111 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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SFO Bay area, Cailfornia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice room with a fire place, I wish there had been someone special with me. Nice pool, hot tub and sauna. A short walk to the ocean, historic Point Pinos Lighthouse, 17 Mile Drive, Monarch Grove Sanctuary, Monterey, Carmel and the list goes on and on.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please save your money choose anywhere else. Terrible customer service and the whole hotel stinks really bad. The manager Roxanne M. Has the worst attitude, she was very rude. upon walking into the hotel room dirty towels were left on the floor.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This hotel is very tired and worn. There were holes in the carpet, the curtains were shredded, and when we went to the jacuzzi it was so dirty we went right back to the room. I mentioned these things to the front desk person upon checkout. She said, Oh sorry. Hmm was she?? The breakfast was decent and the bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just a 5-10 minute drive from Monterey's main attractions but 1/3 of the price, this "resort" is perfect for those who would prefer to save on the accommodation and splurge on other things. Clean, quiet rooms, a decent breakfast, plenty of parking, helpful staff, and, most importantly great rates!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at how nice this Inn was and how well it was located. A very short walk to the Golf Course and Beach. It is close to Asilimar beach where we enjoyed the sunset. There is a wonderful walking path along the ocean which takes you to Lovers Point and beyond. Our room was large, clean and... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed at The Monarch Resort for the weekend and it is a delightful place with fireplace and balcony plus a good breakfast included. There is plenty of things to do close by even Cannery row if you want more of a tourist sight and of course the Aquarium if you have not been there. The 17 mile drive is also... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I usually read many reviews before a make a reservation. People have a tendency to over exaggerate how dirty a room is. We stayed at The Monarch Resort, I have to admit the carpet was not 100% vacuumed, there were two spots by the baseboard needed at little more TLC; otherwise the entire room was clean. The breakfast was very... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We travelled without booking a motel, and it happened to be a very busy weekend. Every place was fully booked, I think we got the last room of this hotel. Funny thing is, that by reserving it via booking.com we got it 50 dollars cheaper that by calling the front desk. The room makes you feel like you entered to... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Being that the big "O" overbooked us at another property and after a 5 1/2 drive from LA, arriving at your reserved property and being told that there are no rooms, what can one do. The nice lady (Barbara) at our 'reserved' property called and referred us to the Monarch. The night clerk, Michelle, was very cordial and helpful. Got... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I very rarely take the time to write reviews, but this was an unacceptable standard of cleanliness. Upon arrival, we realized that the hotel was outdated. This wasn't a big deal and I would never complain about this as an issue on its own. However, entering our room was a nightmare. The room had clearly suffered some sort of water... More 

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