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Monarch Resort

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   1111 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Ranked #12 of 16 hotels in Pacific Grove
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Los Barriles, Mexico
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price this place is a rip off. Old worn out furnishings. Smelly rooms. Ripped curtains. 45 minutes to make the key work because they haven't repaired a faulty door handle. A fan that seems like it's going to wobble off the ceiling. A check in receptionist as warm as an orphanage mother. And 170 per night. Are you... More

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Tigard, Oregon
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Monarch Resort is an old building with old furnishings, an old elevator, old TVs, old carpet and old plants. Lots and lots of plants. I've never seen so many plants inside a hotel. We stayed the last few days of March, yet there were poinsettias with little snowman-themed gift tags hanging around since Christmas along with Christmas lights already... More

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the worst Hotel stays we have ever encountered. Don't plan on spleeping as the floors and walls are extremly thin. We were up all night because of the folks above us walking around. Very outdated decour and the most uncomfortable bed you can imagine. This is truly the "Hotel Time Forgot". The price was decent but the stay... More

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Santa Monica, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A search at booking.com yielded the lowest weekday price for an obviously high-end hotel room with marble fireplace with complimentary log and matches on the hearth, sliding glass door onto a balcony overlooking a mini-forest, warm outdoor Jacuzzi minimally occupied, lush greenery in stone-lined planters in the halls-nice. There was a metallic dolphin sculpture in the hallway which contributed to... More

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My son and I were staying in Pacific Grove, CA for approximately one month. We stayed at the Monarch Resort several nights. Not only are their prices excellent, the staff are helpful, kind and respectful. I had a mix up with my bank and the Resort waived the cancellation charge and did not charge me for the additional room rate.... More

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Naples, Italy
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95 reviews 95 reviews
23 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The hotel is quite nice, with lot of plants in the corridors, a good sauna, allright rooms. The location is great, you can hear seals and sea lions, close to the ocean, beaches and park near Monterey The Sauna is not on and one has to wait quite some time before it gets warm enough. check in is 4PM and... More

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21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Nice location, quiet. Spacious room with the balcony. Fireplace was a plus. It is pretty run down, but clean. The bedding is sub par, pillows need to be replaced, do not feel like pillows. Overall, efficient, pleasant stay if you bring your pillows.

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Los Angeles
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We booked two rooms, a 2-queen and a king, over Thanksgiving. Luckily the Monarch had vacancies. The rooms are clean, well furnished including frig, microwave, TV, complimentary bottled water, and some rooms have a built-in fireplace. There's a pool, jacuzzi and sauna. Friendly staff. Ample and easy parking. Loads of complimentary shampoo, lotion, facial wipes. Complimentary breakfast (cereal, juice, bagels... More

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Concord, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We were a family group of 5, occupying 3 rooms altogether. The staff was pleasant and very courteous and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. I left my jacket behind by mistake, hanging in one of the closets. I called the Monarch Resort after returning home and they were most cooperative and courteous. The next day... More

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Our room was spacious and comfortable and although we were only staying one night,it would have been a pleasure to have spent more time at Monarch Resort. We appreciated the complimentary casual buffet breakfast with fruits,cereals,toast ,etc etc available. We were hoping to see the migration of the monach butterfly,after which the resort is named,but were too early by a... More

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Also Known As:
Best Western Monarch Hotel Pacific Grove
Best Western Monarch Hotel
Best Western Pacific Grove
Pacific Grove Best Western
Address: 1111 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #12 of 16 hotels in Pacific Grove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Monarch Resort 2.5*
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