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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Shingle Springs, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After searching high & low, we booked this hotel. First off, it was very expensive for a 1970's quality of accommodation. Second, they boasted a fire place but it was 85 degrees out with no air-conditioning. Please note if your room is located inside the courtyard, there is no cross breeze. There was an old ceiling fan that did not... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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