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Monarch Beach Resort

1 Monarch Beach Resort Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629 (Formerly St. Regis, Monarch Beach)
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  • Salt Creek Beach
    0.6 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed yesterday
Fantastic Location & Great Service
As a local in the area it is a challenge to find places to host... more
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Aliso Viejo, California
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

As a local in the area it is a challenge to find places to host lunch meetings with out of town clients that has that wow factor. Monarch Beach Resort has that and so much more. Lunch at Aveo is a fantastic place to enjoy the ambiance, view, service and food. The concierge Melissa took the time to make reservations...

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Philadelphia, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Monarch Beach Resort, our room was beautiful, the view of the pool and ocean was gorgeous, especially when the sunset. Our suite host team, Julianna and Mike were so very friendly and could not do enough for us. They were very professional and excellent at what they did. We also went to Aveo for dinner....

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let me first give you a little background on my parents. They are Beverly Hills natives and my dad in particular is "hard to impress" to say the least. So, unsurprisingly, when it comes to planning their trips, yes they happen to think I'm their personal travel agent, I always struggle to find hotels up to my dad's high standards....

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Dana Point, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the remodel of this resort - it was much needed! The new décor and overall property looks so much better and fantastic with its "beachy modern" aesthetic. So far, so great with the café and restaurant I've tried a few times. Only disappointment is there is no more Christmas tree in the outdoor area overlooking the ocean. I'm...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot beat the views and setting at this resort. It is an absolutely stunning property. It is quite recently renovated and no longer a St. Regis, Starwood resort. Many of the staff are poorly trained and for the prices charged to stay at this resort, it is disappointing. I will not go into details about our experience, but did...

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

Dear anisjoy, Thank you for your review. Although I am pleased that our team was able to connect with you, I would like to apologize for any disappointment you experienced during your recent stay. When your travel plans bring you back to Dana Point in the future, please call me directly at (949) 234-3301, and I would like to personally...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in to the Monarch Beach Resort, you're made to feel welcome. I love what they did with the recent upgrades. The colors are soothing, the succulent plants are vibrant, the new restaurants are beautifully appointed, all A+. Though the best asset here is the staff. Every single one makes you feel comfortable, welcome and at...

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

Dear AniKatan, 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 at the Resort soon. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Anaheim, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a special somewhat local place to stay and have a great dinner for our 20th. Using our Amex Fine Hotels program we selected the Monarch Beach Resort. It used to be a St. Regis but while we had eaten at their flagship restaurant the Stonehill Tavern we had never spent the night. A heads up if you are...

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

Dear Burnie D., Congratulations on your recent anniversary! We are honored that you chose to celebrate this milestone in your life at the 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 one-of-a-kind beach house hospitality family. We look forward to creating...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service. Lots of attention to detail and very friendly staff. Facilities and room are also very impressive. Best turn down service I've ever seen. Onsite gym is awesome too. I would go back again if I am ever back in Dana Point. I had a conference in the Ritz Carlton down the street and the facilities were not as...

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

Dear celesteah, 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. I look forward to welcoming you back to our coastal playground in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a fabulous 3 nights over New Year at this hotel, having last stayed 6 years ago. What a great modernisation. Everywhere is a huge improvement in both the public areas and rooms. The staff are terrific, especially Taylor Alpert, our Guest Loyalty Coordinator, who could not have done more to help and was there instantly to arrange everything...

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

Dear DCM374, Thank you for joining the Monarch Beach Resort and providing your valued feedback. I am delighted to see that you and your family enjoyed our resort, and we appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. We have recognized Taylor and our team for taking care of you so well. Thank you again for choosing...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel charges a high resort fee per person which currently includes a free gym class, lowered greens fees, and a tram that takes you to their beach location. The gym is a decent size and has ample equipment. At the beach, there are towels, chairs, a restaurant and bar, and a fire pit. The golf course lies between the...

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

Dear Susan M., Thank you for your compliments and indeed, we have fully re-imagined our resort and the five-star amenities providing a more relaxed and coastal feel. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we will have the opportunity to welcoming back to our 'Beach House' in the near future. Sincerely, Ian Pullan Vice President & General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre 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)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $589 - $968 (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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“All room are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Q1702ORkarens, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I'm local, so I haven't reserved a room (yet).”
 of 5 bubbles NativeOrangeCo, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed having a room with a fire pit on the balcony. It added to the relaxation in this beautiful setting.”
 of 5 bubbles anisjoy, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“North wing rooms have better sunlight”
 of 5 bubbles AniKatan, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with a larger balcony if you spend time outside or a room on a lower level where they have fire pits for each room”
 of 5 bubbles wavylavi, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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