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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 17 hotels in Pacific Grove
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Green Valley, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel, located in Pacific Grove, CA, is at the tip of the peninsula and just blocks from 17 Mile Drive. If you opt for a room with a fireplace, you lose the balcony..so the choice is yours. The room was clean; the beds comfortable and the staff was very accommodating. Not the least bit a tourist "trap," it's a... More

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Chico, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean and nice staff , good continental breakfast too. The pool is a salt water pool w a hot tub as well, only bad thing is how the pool closes early, feel it should be open later but thats just my opinion

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Staying at the Monarch Resort in Pacific Grove has become a yearly anniversary tradition for us. This Spring we included our lifelong friends who we flew in from the East Coast to enjoy a three week trek from San Francisco to Big Sur. I look forward each year to our stay at the Monarch! It may not be the fanciest... More

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed here for a night. We were a group of 3 families, with children ranging from ages 3 to 13. Good experience. Friendly staff. Only thing I didn't understand was the price difference between a room with fireplace and without fireplace.

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Modesto, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My wife and I tried this motel for the first time as we visit Pacific Grove two or three times a year. It is an older place that had been renovated to some degree. The staff was welcoming and pleasant. The room was average but was clean and orderly. I was impressed by the bath towels that were Real towels... More

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Fresno, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

After reading glowing (recent) reviews on Tripadvisor, we booked two rooms for one night. Our room, 107, was dated but clean. Most of the older reviews citing filthy carpets, dirty bathroom,etc., did not apply to our experience. HOWEVER .... my husband and I both awoke simultaneously early in the morning, petrified, after having simultaneous nightmares. (Not the same nightmares, but... More

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Los Barriles, Mexico
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

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
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

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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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*
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