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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel is beautiful and the staff was very helpful and accommodating. My room was really nice and quiet. Loved the balcony that opened up to the outside where I had a nice view of the courtyard area. I was there on business but would highly recommend this for a couples trip as well. You're just a short walk from... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my wife here for 5 days that included July 4th. We had a great time but not the luxury resort I was expecting. When I made the reservation it was for the "St. Regis Hotel". The hotel recently changed hands and in-between making my reservations, it was renamed the Monarch Beach Resort. Since we had already paid for... More 

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

Dear foodynewyork, Thank you for staying at the 'new' the Monarch Beach Resort, your gathering place on the coast! We have fully re-imagined our resort and the five-star amenities focusing on the coastal & relaxed feel culture to identify and position us within our area. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we will have the opportunity to... More 

Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love to enjoy some relax at this beautiful Resort . The property is huge / plenty of space for walking , the pools are great , the private beach with the private Club - just amazing ! The wonderful restaurants with very good service . Live music in the evening. The paradise for the golfers !!! The rooms are... More 

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

Dear Tina90210, Thank you for your compliments - we believe that the 'new' Monarch Beach Resort is the one place with all the right elements to capture the affections of anyone who has ever had a love affair with beach, and to create an even stronger bond with our resort guests, members and the greater community. We have fully re-imagined... More 

Los Angeles
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for just one night. My husband and I live in Southern California and just waned a nice evening away from home. Choose this resort due to the reviews and we were not disappointed at all. The service was amazing no matter where you were. Check in was a delight and we received an upgrade to our reservations which... More 

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

Dear Ilovetotravel1966, As a valued guest of the resort, we truly appreciate you taking time and posting your review. We are thrilled 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... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent four enjoyable nights here during a two week California trip in the second half of August. I had read the negative reviews on Tripadvisor prior to our visit, which had particularly singled out bad service post St Regis. However, we did not have that experience at all. The hotel wasn't particularly busy during our visit,... More 

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

Dear medtraveler2013, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming back to our coastal beach house in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Monarch Beach Resort is no longer the St. Regis. The 4+ star rating on Tripadvisor includes past reviews of the St. Regis at Monarch Beach. There should be a new Tripadvisor page started for the new Monarch Beach Resort. The hotel was recently renovated. The main pool and family lagoon have been reconfigured. The family lagoon no longer has... More 

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

Dear Member975, As a valued guest of the resort, I truly appreciate you taking time and posting your review about your recent visit to the resort. 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 am truly... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Monarch beach resort was the friendliest and best hotel I have stayed at, the service from everyone from valet to servers and housekeeping staff was amazing, thank you for the great experience, the beach and pools were amazing, the only criticism is that there's no enforcement of adult pool being for adults only, to the ignorant parents who have total... More 

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

Dear Yama Y., Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay at the Monarch Beach Resort. I appreciate your kind comments regarding our spectacular guest rooms and the magnificent views from your balcony. Our staff has a commitment to each and every guest to deliver one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality. I am pleased... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property has just gone through a $40 million dollar remodel and it's even better. While it's no longer an SPG property the staff still exemplifies St. Regis qualities. The pool area was greatly improved despite being beautiful to begin with, gone our fountains but replaced with infinities pools at the edge. Added cabanas and extra seating areas. The main... More 

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

Dear druprecht24, Thank you for staying at Monarch Beach Resort during your visit to Orange County, California. I am very pleased to learn that our team provided you with exceptional service throughout your stay and that you enjoyed our fully re-imagined resort and the five-star amenities. I look forward to having you return for many years to come. Sincerely, Ian... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a king room on the fifth floor overlooking the pool and facing the ocean. It was quiet, with a small terrace, beautiful bathroom with excellent amenities and a very luxurious bed. Service was excellent in every aspect of the resort.

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

Dear Howard L., I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming back to our coastal beach house in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager More 

Wayland, MA
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 wonderful days at this resort and the end of a 12 day family vacation. There was tons to do even though we ended up relaxing by the pool and the beach for most of the time. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the pool and the splash pad as well as their time on the beach. The views were... More 

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

Dear Matthew J., Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent stay at Monarch Beach Resort. 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. I look forward to having you return... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $445 - $889 (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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