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Monarch Beach Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is between a family resort and couples resort. They are not sure on which direction to go. If you are with your partner then there is just enough kids around making noise to disrupt your peace. They need to do a better job of separating the two.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the pleasure of 3 nights in the newly branded MBR. The hotel, as you would expect (was previously St Regis) was lovely. Room was spacious, bathroom fit for a king and the bed was awesome. Having a shuttle to the beach, with chairs, towels, bar and restaurant is definitely a good thing. Food was excellent, drinks were cold, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Splendid views and just renovated hotel with almost everything.. The jr Staff did their best, but gave different answers to the same questions. The spa was the most expensive we have seen so far, a relatively standard Breakfast buffet for usd 40/prs, Renting boogieboards for usd 30/prs gave me a feeling of Boeing exploited. Although separated Kids pool, no initiative... More 

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear per-ola-d, Thank you so much for staying with us recently. I am sorry your stay was not what you had hoped it would be, this is certainly disappointing to read and I hope you will accept my most sincere apologies for this. Your feedback has been shared with all leaders at the property so that we can improve moving... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family has had at least 15 prior bookings at this resort when it was managed and part of the St. Regis resorts. The new management team KSL RESORTS is the new owner. They have taken it upon themselves to replace almost all of the resort employees that worked there during the St Regis years. The result is that this... More 

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Frank C., Thank you for your valuable feedback on your recent stay at the Monarch Beach Resort. We clearly missed the mark with providing you with an exceptional experience in many areas. Please accept my sincere apology for falling short of showing you the value you deserve when staying with us. I would welcome an opportunity to discuss your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Top to bottom our family trip to Monarch Beach Resort was exceptional. The most memorable aspect of our stay was our experience at 33 North, the lobby lounge. Manager Zachary's attention to detail and genuine, friendly and inviting nature was over and beyond the normal service you receive at a lounge like this. We will surely be back if for... More 

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Richard F., Thank you for your compliments - we are very proud of our "million dollar" views of the ocean from our newly renovated main lobby and lobby lounge, 33 North! I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming back to our coastal retreat in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I are in the middle of enjoying an 8 night stay. Everything here is lovely and feels brand new in a very comfortable way. Pillows, beds, etc are super comfy. We have enjoyed the beach --only have missed having food and beverage service at our chairs, but was just a quick walk up to the beach restaurant... More 

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Atozz1, I am thrilled to hear you had such a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for sharing your experience, and we hope to have you back to the Resort soon. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

Colorado Springs, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I made reservations here through Amex expecting the St. Regis. Having learned of the ownership conversion just a week before our trip (no notification from Monarch Beach, nothing from Amex) I called ahead to ensure that Monarch was honoring the contract in place when I made the original reservation. They said they were. Monarch has gorgeous grounds... More 

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Herkdrvr, Thank you for taking the time to detail your experience at the Monarch Beach Resort. It is vitally important to us that we provide the best customer service to our guests and are always appreciative to receive feedback when we don’t. I am deeply sorry that we were not able to meet your expectations during your recent visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, service, ambiance. New addition to the pools is outstanding: separating kids and adults is a brilliant idea! Out second time here. Highly recommend to friands and family. Will be back next summer :)

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Irina G., Thank you for the incredible compliment! I look forward to having you return for many years to come. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The property and amenities are unbeatable. What pushes a visit over the top at a high end resort is a leader that goes above and beyond. This property has an all star named Sabrina John. Golf, pool, spa, room. Nothing left to say other than if you can be here, this is where you should be!

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vscottmoore, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay at the 'new' Monarch Beach Resort. Our staff has a commitment to each and every guest to deliver one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality. I am pleased to hear of your exceptional visit and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming you back... More 

McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Monarch Beach Resort is truly a little slice of heaven! We have just returned from a 4 night stay at the resort and our experience was nothing short of exceptional. The new décor is beautiful and compliments the beach local very well. One of our favorite places at the resort is the hotel lobby and lounge deck, which offers... More 

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MonarchBResort, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear petejecker, Thank you for your loyalty and staying at the Monarch Beach Resort during your visit to Orange County. I am very pleased to learn that our team provided you with exceptional service throughout your stay. Thank you for the kind words and lavish praise you bestowed upon Suite Host Dale & Giuliana - I will share your feedback... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our AAA Five-Diamond sanctuary is sublimely located near Southern California's renowned destinations, including Catalina Island and Dana Point Harbor. Nestled hillside overlooking a private beach, discover an array of adventuresome experiences at our coveted Orange County resort. From thrilling water sports, to championship golf links, to acclaimed Miraval Life in Balance Spa, encounter lasting memories at our pristine coastal locale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monarch Beach Resort

Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085 (Formerly St. Regis, Monarch Beach)
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $447 - $1,090 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Monarch Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
St. Regis, Monarch Beach Hotel Dana Point
St Regis Dana Point
St Regis Resort Monarch Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Family Hotel in Dana Point
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