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Allendale, California, United States
Reviewed 31 March 2013

My boyfriend had never been to Monterey before, and it's always been a favorite place of mine to visit. I chose to stay here because I liked the location and the price so I booked through booking.com. When the daytime staff member, Pam, called to confirm my appointment, all hell broke loose.she was confusing, rude, and by the end of...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 March 2013

My stay at the hotel was great. Room was very nice-queen bed, fireplace (with logs replaced daily), refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker. Daily complimentary breakfast and nice pool/jacuzzi/sauna area. Housekeeping was very receptive to my requests and the room was always nicely cleaned. Great Asian Fusin restaurant across the street as well!

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Fowler, California
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We spent our wedding anniversary at this hotel and we can say that it was a comfortable stay. It had a microwave, fridge and a nice extra, a fireplace, although it would be nice to have more than just one log per night. We were able to sit out on the balcony and hear the ocean waves. We would recommend...

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Oakland, California, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2013

I figured the Monarch Motel (Not a Resort) would be a little rustic considering the discounted price. However, I at least expected things to be in working order. The hot tub was cold and murky, the pool was salty, and the sauna had no lighting. PAM, the daytime front desk attendant was the rudest, most unprofessional front desk help I've...

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Linden
Reviewed 24 February 2013

A few hours after we'd checked out, I got a call on my cell phone. Since we were with our son, who lives in Pacific Grove, we hadn't started on our three hour journey home yet. The office called to tell us Housekeeping had found our laptop computer in the closet, and they'd be holding it at the desk for...

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1Thank Judywklein
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Our experience was positive. The hotel was comfortable and clean. We had a king size rom with a microwave, fridge, and fireplace. The room was spacious and I enjoyed either sitting at our table by the window or out on the patio enjoying the view. The staff was friendly and courteous. I am coming to PacificGrove in the summer and...

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Benicia
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We spent two nights at this 'resort and spa' hotel. The decor is outdated, the rugs and curtains worn, along with the actual building with its close to tawdry bathroom that looks like it was barely 'updated' to patch over old walls and flooring. This place didn't even have a mircowave or a refrigerator and the coffee pot was an...

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DianeM123, Owner at Monarch Resort, responded to this review

We thank you for your honest review of our inn from a guest perspective, yet it saddens us that we did not meet or exceed your lodging expectations. Consistent with your thoughts, we have recently added refrigerators and microwaves in every room, in addition to our suites with even greater kitchenette amenities. Our bathrooms feature separate shower/tub commode area from...

Ohio
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We had stayed here 9 years ago and were familiar with the quiet location, within walking distance of the bay and the lighthouse. We were pleasantly surprised with our large, spotless king room which included a fireplace. Our room was on the ground floor near the entrance, but was very quiet. Check-in was a little slow and parking was outside...

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Big Sur, California
Reviewed 20 October 2012

This hotel was GREAT. All the staff was courteous and helpful. Hotel rooms were clean and in good shape. The price is excellent for such good service and accomodations. The pool and hot tub are spacious and well kept. It's in a good quiet location and love hearing the ocean at night.

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Reviewed 10 September 2012

We booked a last minute trip to Monterey during labor day weekend and decided to stay in pacific grove. The place was quiet, 10 mins away from the aquarium and pebble beach. The hotel was very clean. Room was a basic double queen for a family of four on a budget (no fridge or microwave). The kids had the heated...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $177 - $335 (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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