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Monarch Resort

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   1111 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Ranked #13 of 17 Hotels in Pacific Grove
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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 Upon arrival, we realized that the hotel was outdated.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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not expecting a 5 star property at the price we paid but what we did find was a pleasant property with a helpful staff and quite quiet. Perhaps it was time of year but we seemed to be alone much of our 3 night stay. The room was clean, plenty of soap, towels, and shampoo a speedy Internet... More

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Santa Rosa, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed here for a couple nights the weekend of 11/1/2014. It was very affordable, the front desk at night is very nice and helpful and was the highlight of our stay. Yes, the hotel is quite dated, the "breakfast" consists of hard boiled eggs and oatmeal and some donuts etc. It is a little removed from the main... More

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in need of major updating...mismatched old furniture, torn curtains, dirty carpeting and poor lighting made it an unpleasant place to stay. The continental breakfast was quite adequate but it was served in a small, tacky guest room. Entering the hotel from the back parking lot to the elevator is through the hotel's maintenance and storage area. very... More

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Vail, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was our first stay (5 nights) and I was very happy with everything about this place. The location was great, the cleanliness & daily maintenance of the rooms was outstanding and the convenience of the frig and microwave was much appreciated. You could tell that this is an older resort, but well maintained. We did not use the pool,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our children live in Pacific Grove so when we visit we look for reasonably priced, clean, and comfortable accommodations. The Monarch Resort has been our choice destination for the past several years. The rooms are quiet, easily accessible and reasonably priced. The location makes it easy to get around to all attractions and the beaches. The resort is well worth... More

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Arroyo Grande, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I met another couple at this hotel; they had stayed there on prior visits and we went along with their choice of accommodations. The Monarch Resort is easy to find and there is ample parking around the property. The facility itself is pretty well appointed with a nice (although small) pool in the center of the main... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

such a great place to stay. Friendly staff... heated pool spa and sauna!! Comfy beds, breakfast incl and the staff is so helpful and friendly. So close to Monterey and Canary Row. The town is cute to boot

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Wales, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here after the hotel we booked via Hotwire.com was apparently cancelled by Expedia, even though it was paid for in full. The lady at the Sunset Inn where we were supposed to stay, found us this room. Even though the decor was a bit 80's and a little worn, it was spotlessly clean. We had a slight problem... More

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New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were placed in this hotel by hotels.com after the hotel I booked a month previous cancelled our reservation literally as I was getting on the airplane due to "overbooking"! What?? Another review for another time. Seeing that I couldn't take the time to research another hotel out as I was getting on the plane, I accepted hotel.com's offer to... More

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Address: 1111 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Monarch Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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