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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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Siena, Italy
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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88 reviews 88 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Visalia, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Being that the big "O" overbooked us at another property and after a 5 1/2 drive from LA, arriving at your reserved property and being told that there are no rooms, what can one do. The nice lady (Barbara) at our 'reserved' property called and referred us to the Monarch. The night clerk, Michelle, was very cordial and helpful. Got... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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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California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

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
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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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