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Oakland, California
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We loved the location of this inn. It's in a quiet residential neighborhood a short walk from Capitola village, making it easy to pop down for lunch, coffee, or happy hour. In fact, the walk, along a cliffside pedestrian path, was even better than the destination. We loved experiencing the view it at all times of day: morning, sunset, and...

1Thank scotbet
Page, Arizona
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Monarch Cove Inn is totally charming! The views are amazing. The rooms are great. And all of the different employees we met were very helpful. We stayed in the Victorian Room which was beautifully decorated. And had a great view of the Bay. Plus a super comfortable bed. The continental breakfast consisted of 3 pastries, 2 yogurts, 2 fruit cups,...

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Campbell, California
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We stayed in the ocean view room, and the views were spectacular. The room was large, well set up, and clean. We enjoyed walking the resort like grounds, with lovely gardens, and Eucalyptus trees. It was only a 4 block walk to Capitola village, along the cliff with ocean views all the way to Pacific Grove on one side, and...

Thank Ellen72014
Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Perched in a quiet location, this beautifully maintained historic property has views to the ocean and its own Eucalyptus Grove where some Monarch Butterflies winter. It is within walking distance of Capitola shops and restaurants. The knowledgeable and friendly staff make the stay even better with breakfast delivered to your room each morning. I recommend waking early enough to see...

Thank Jes J
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Beautiful view right on the ocean, comfortable and charming room, great service, breakfast delivered to our room at the time we requested, nice people, walk on the beach, walk to restaurants in the village. The perfect getaway weekend or special event destination. We're coming back next year.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very nice surprise. Excellent stay at Monarch Cove Inn. Beautiful room on beautiful park and great view. Room was quieter. Friendly welcome. Very good breakfast. We will be back with great pleasure. Many thanks from France

Thank ibrosset
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We spoiled ourselves with a room each on the top floor of the main house that looked out over a beautiful lawn to the ocean and through the firs to a cove. We could hear the waves on the shore, and slept to the sound of rain on the eves. In the morning a blue sky and continental breakfast greeted...

Thank Janet M
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Inn was OK. The rooms were styled as mature and antique. It was pleasant. The bed I had was too squishy. They put a pillow top on the mattress to bury the age of it. <y neck and back hurt in the morning. Aside from that, it was a good value for the area.

Thank Martin H
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL location and grounds. The Inn is everything it claims to be. The view from our room was gorgeous!! Bed was super comfy, room was clean, staff was really friendly and the fireplace was a great bonus! In addition, the continental breakfast was perfect and delivered to our room!!

Thank Tamie L
Pacifica, California
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had been looking forward to our visit to the Monach Cove Inn for quite awhile. We picked late October to coincide with the butterfly migration. We found the property to be a little "under the weather." Granted the inn dates back to the 1920s, but the dry rot on window sills and handrails is maintenance not age. Our room...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monarch Cove Inn is located on historic Depot Hill in Capitola, California. Poised on an ocean cliff, the Monarch Cove Inn looks out onto the breathtaking curve of Monterey Bay. Accommodations are intimately nestled among flower filled gardens and a monarch butterfly habitat. Enjoy a memorable stay on our 2.5 acre estate with uniquely appointed Victorian guestrooms and cottages, which are a thoughtful blend of yesterday and today. We are conveniently located within walking distance to Capitola Village. You can also stroll along the eucalyptus-lined pathway through the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary that leads to New Brighton State Beach. Breakfast is served to your room daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monarch Cove Inn

Address: 620 El Salto Drive, Capitola, CA 95010
Region: United States > California > Capitola
Price Range: €130 - €262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monarch Cove Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Monarch Cove Inn Capitola
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“Victorian room is perfect for two people with cute breakfast nook and large bathroom. Ground floor with shared deck and beautiful view.”
  • Breakfast in the Victorian Room
 of 5 bubbles larryrose2000, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are very good, cottages have lots of privacy and nice views of woods”
 of 5 bubbles Janet/George, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Butterfly Room gets a bit of noise from the guests on other sides and through the heating vent.”
 of 5 bubbles scotbet, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every room is unique with different amenities. Contact the hotel for a personal recommendation.”
 of 5 bubbles JesJ850, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“best view thanks”
 of 5 bubbles ibrosset, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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