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Westmount, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This has always been one of my favourite hotels. I stayed here 3 times before when it was a St Regis. Now, as an independent property, there have been some changes. It is still a great hotel, but not quite what it used to be. + still one of the most beautiful settings of any hotel (photo attached) + Michael...

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New Vernon, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I attended a conference and was amazed by the grounds, interior lobbies, and the views. I was not happy with the service. We arrived a day early and had breakfast on a terrace overlooking the pool, golf course, and ocean. I was very disappointed with the service based on when we first sat down for breakfast. My colleagues were given...

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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Talk about pulling out all the stops! From Check In to Check Out, our visit was outstanding! I think we owe it all to Bernice at the front desk. Because she cared enough to ask what brought us there, we were able to share that we were celebrating our 20th Wedding Anniversary. For the 4 nights/5 days we stayed, each...

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

Dear MrsKimE, I have to say that this is one the nicest and most moving review we received in a while. Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the many reasons our staff members are so proud to be a part of our one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality family. It was a true honor celebrating with you and...

Hockessin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Monarch Beach Resort is a beautiful property. I absolutely loved every minute of my time spent there. The rooms are spacious and very very comfortable. There is turndown service which is so very nice at the end of the day. The only reason that I have given it a rating of three is its downfall is the CLOTHING BOUTIQUE...

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

Dear Dee B., I am happy to hear that you had an overall wonderful stay with us and enjoyed our ‘new’ resort and amenities. It is vitally important to us that we provide the best customer service to our guests and are always appreciative to our guests when they provide us feedback when we don’t. I was disappointed to read...

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

when we gOt there, hungry AnD tired, they don't serve lunch at the main bar lounge. so we taxi to ritz carlton for lunch. wE camE bacK sunDay and the brunch buffet was sO small comapres to st. regis hotel that use to be, they raise the price to 99.00 per person comapres to 77.00 when st. regis was here....

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

Dear CHAUSTER B., Thank you very much for providing your feedback. We intended for your visit to be extraordinary and we sincerely apologize if we let you down in any way. If you would like to share more, please feel free to contact me directly at 949-234-3301. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you any time. Sincerely, Ian...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here specifically for a conference, the grounds and location are awesome! the food IN THE restaurants was great! The food quality of the conference lunch was the classic "rubber chicken" meal, it was cold and was not very good.. The shuttle service to the beach club was taxing at times as their standard answer was it should be...

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

Dear nvlandguy, Thank you very much for staying with us and providing your feedback. I hope your overall experience was a wonderful one. Your comments have been shared with leadership team so we can improve moving forward. I hope that you will see the improvements made by our team during your next visit. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had booked the Ritz but before we left we checked the Monarch and they had a "Rediscover" package with a better room and pricing. Having just spent 4 nights at the Monarch Beach Resort, we will be coming back! This resort is fabulous: the newly remodeled resort has all the amenities for an the active couple, gym & spa...

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MonarchBResort, Front Office Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear DS M., You truly made my day! Thank you for writing such a wonderful review about your recent stay at Monarch Beach Resort. I am very pleased that our team provided you with exceptional service and I look forward to having you return for many years to come. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I spent 3 night at the Monarch Beach Resort for a conference at which I was a presenter. The property was absolutely gorgeous and I had a room overlooking the pool area with the ocean in the distance. The room was beautiful but I would have been delighted to sit on my balcony for 3 days and stare at the...

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

Dear megawatt259, Thank you for your review of Monarch Beach Resort. I am pleased to hear you had an exceptional stay with us and that you had the chance to enjoy the resort during your business trip. We look forward to welcoming you back to our coastal playground in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a class operation...recently remodeled beautiful location and facilities (used to be a St. Regis). The resort offers many amenities including multiple pools, golf , restaurants, spa etc. We had 3 suites with balconies. The rooms, the bathroom and the balconies were all spacious. The beds were comfortable but they do not look like they were all replaced when...

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

Dear Amos803, Thank you for 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 and that you and your family had a restful weekend with us. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to our coastal...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was located to the back near the golf course. We had a one bedroom suite with amazing ocean views... The sunsets were breath taking. My family and I have been staying at this hotel for years and since the remodel and new owner ship the safe and hotel is still breath taking. I have to say Sandy, Eric...

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

Dear kelsey892016, Thank you for the incredible compliment! Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the many reasons our staff members are so proud to be a part of our one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality family. Thank you for your loyalty over the years and I look forward to creating many more unique memories for you for many...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • 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
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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 Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629 (Formerly St. Regis, Monarch Beach)
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $344 - $741 (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 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Family Hotel in Dana Point
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“I stayed on the 4th floor and it was a great view of the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 346DeeB, 3 days ago | Read review
“wait until the CEO OR BOARD MEMBERS improve or Get off from their medication”
 of 5 bubbles chausterb, 3 days ago | Read review
“On the lower floor there are suites with fire pits which are a lot of fun in the evening and on cold nights.”
 of 5 bubbles Amos803, 1 week ago | Read review
“Wait until they rebrand”
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“Ask for an inside view so you can see the ocean. Stunning sunsets.”
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