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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay and did not have any problems checking. Matter of a fact they were friendly, courteous and let us check in before 4 pm. We stayed for five days and enjoyed "Monterey Car Week as well as the resort. We had a fire place which worked. The room was nice and clean. Also the complementary breakfast was...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

on the third day staying here i received a text welcome to the monarch beach resorts. ate here twice. food and service below average. lobster roll was a roll with lobster sprinklings. the snapper was fried fish for two. two bites each and that was it. went out for pizza and chinese on days three and four. will not eat...

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Livermore, California
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

First of all, upon check in, the room the room was filthy. Hair all in the sinks, on the linen and the tables. There was no staff to rectify the situation, the gentleman working the front desk was alone on the property. Also the day we tried to check in, we where told that check in was at 4:00 pm;...

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3Thank Buzimom
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 1 August 2016

STAY AWAY!!! This place should be called "Last Resort", based on the utter lack of any semblance of typical hospitality and courtesy. We go to Pacific Grove often and have stayed here a few times in the past when our favorite motels were not available. Last time we were less than impressed with the shabby rooms, sparse breakfast in a...

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california
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Well, all other reviews of this property are correct, very nice outside but very dated, lack of repair, drama and confusion at check in with us and others who followed. We stayed two nights, room was nice and large and clean, with fireplace. First morning we put out the please clean room sign before 9 am, returned at 1- room...

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3Thank nellebly
Los Angelea
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I do not typically write reviews but want to warn people about staying here. The reception desk was very interesting, but they try their best and are nice. She sounds extremely condescending but I actually think she genuinely is trying. The hotel is extremely dirty. Rooms have dirty towels with brown stains, ripped curtains with strange stains on them (blood...

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3Thank Jfrtoapd56
Modesto, California
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Clean but bare minimum. Pigeons outside of our window making noise all night long. Interior halls and you could hear everything. Breakfast WAS definitely continental. Breakfast room could only accommodate two families at one time. Adequate lodging but less than we wanted.

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1Thank KimberlyD669
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This former St. Regis is a great property--much improved actually with the updating of the pool and cabanas and main lobby--but with service issues galore. Scheduling is really an issue. We attempted to cancel a spa appointment several times...and still received a panicked call asking where we were for it. And we tried to book a cabana several times, and...

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, clean rooms. The service was pleasant. Only a short distance to the beach and shopping. Pool area was nice. Breakfast was in a hotel room transformed that was kind of weird but at least it was breakfast. Beautiful sunset by the ocean near golf course.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 June 2016

stayed there for 1 night. it was terrible. the room was musty, the light in the bathroom was red! wifi - although the website and the man at the reception said would work - it did not work. there was no cell reception at the hotel at all (you left the hotel there was no problem with reception). room was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Monarch Resort

Address: 1111 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2312
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Pacific Grove
Price Range: $165 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Monarch Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Ask for upstairs rooms which are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles GUCCI415, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles tedl619, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“King with fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles nellebly, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor away from lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Jfrtoapd56, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the property quieter and more private. Be sure and ask at the front desk about their 2-for-1 Aquarium deal.”
 of 5 bubbles CalifBeachBum, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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