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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Concord, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent the Feast of Lanterns weekend here and look forward to returning very soon! Immaculate bedroom/bathroom, welcoming staff, wonderful amenities. Close to downtown Pacific Grove...within walking distance to restaurants/beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here on June 5, 2015. When we first opened the door to our room we were very startled to see a maintence man in our room. The sink was plugged up. He had the chair pulled up to the bed and the TV on. They did promply move us to another room. All of the... More 

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SFO Bay area, Cailfornia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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 June 13, 2015 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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San Jose, CA
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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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Siena, Italy
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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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Carmichael, California
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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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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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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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