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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Simply put - This is one of the very best hotels in the United States. We enjoy staying in 4 and 5 diamond hotels from time to time. This was our third stay. All of the stays have been great! Keep up the great service!

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stillwater54, Thank you for your recent stay with us! We appreciate the kind words you shared and look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The hotel is sumptuous and very accommodating.great place for a wedding Restaurant by Michael Mina famous chef is wonderful out on the terrace..little restaurant down below the hotel on the golf course go before sunset you can see Catalina island and watch a great sunset

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bernice S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding our resort! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoy the resort and the amenities which we offer, including Michael Mina's Stonehill Tavern. We hope to welcome you back again!

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 3 December 2014

My family spent Thanksgiving night at this hotel. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The rooms, especially the bathroom, are wonderful. The pool was nice. We didn't go to the beach. The beds were very comfortable. Only negatives, we were on the 5th floor and there was a LOT of stomping going on above me. I'm not sure what...

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear soleilciel, Thank you for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments with us! We appreciate you choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving at our resort and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the rooms, pool and staff. We hope to welcome you back again!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 December 2014 via mobile

Great hotel, beautiful grounds, amazing service, attention to every little detail and pleasant staff. We stayed with children and our 2 queen bedroom was very spacious. Kids and us enjoyed ocean pools. Loved our bathroom with fresh orchid and all necessary things. Great selection of restaurants and convenient cafeteria on main floor. Monarch beach is beautiful. This was very relaxing...

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Dear Alena-voyage, Thank you for your recent stay and for sharing such a wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 November 2014

This was my second stay for three nights or more. It is a very good hotel with breath taking ocean view. Make a note it is not waterfront but a mile of walk to beach. I walked with my wife and friends and it was very pleasant view around the golf course. Pool and other amenities were good. Room was...

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear UpperCapeResident, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and for taking the time to share your feedback! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your past two trips to our resort and look forward to welcoming you back!

Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed 26 November 2014

My "garden view" room actually had a view of what appeared to be a strip mine. Trucks beeping loudly and incessantly at 6 am were enough to make me close the curtains and wish I was in serene Times Square. It looks like construction on something big is just starting, so proceed with caution if you get a "garden view"...

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Traveler-313-212-415, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your recent stay. We apologize that your experience with us did not exceed your expectations, as that is not standard of our resort. Your comments regarding your room location, beach experience, check-out and staff interactions have been shared with our General Manager to be addressed...

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 25 November 2014

My wife and I stayed here in November as part of a weekend trip up/down the LA coast. I am an SPG Platinum member so have stayed in many SPG properties globally. This property is beautiful and has many positives. Couple of insights for those looking for options along the coast and comparing the Ritz Laguna Niguel. A great location...

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Dear Justin H, Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay with us. We appreciate the comprehensive review of all our amenities and for your positive comments. We hope that you will reconsider returning to our resort in the future, as we'd like to be able to welcome you back...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We recently stayed here for a weekend trip to Laguna Beach for a wedding at the neighboring Ritz Carlton. The property was very nice - good location, spacious, open lobby, warm welcome, nice views, etc. I'd even venture to say that the St. Regis was nicer than the Ritz Carlton despite a slightly lower price tag. However, the property is...

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Dear Brian D, Thank you for sharing feedback regarding your recent stay with us! We appreciate your patronage and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the resort overall. Your comments regarding updating some products and inconsistent service has been shared with our General Manager and will be addressed accordingly. We hope to welcome you back again!

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 24 November 2014

This is a beautiful property with truly spectacular scenery. I highly recommend it for a couples weekend. I'm not sure I would bring the kids because it is fairly isolated, and there's not much for kids to do. But, this is a great place if you're looking for a quiet, classy, getaway.

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear aesmith3, Thank you for your recent stay with us! We appreciate the kind words you've shared about our resort. We will be sure to pass along your comments regarding kids activities to our Executive Team so we can improve upon that aspect. We hope to welcome you back again!

Canmore
Reviewed 20 November 2014

From the moment we arrived, the service was outstanding in every possible way. My Wife and I spent 3 days at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in November and can't wait for our next visit. Special Thanks to Jeff a at the Concierge for taking such great care of our requests.

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Dear Edward K, Thank you for your recent stay and wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you had an outstanding time while with us. We will be sure to pass along your kind comment to Jeff and hope to welcome you and your wife back again soon!

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: $453 - $1,003 (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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“I stayed on the 4th floor and it was a great view of the pool.”
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“Ask for an inside view so you can see the ocean. Stunning sunsets.”
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