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Monarch Beach Resort
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 October 2012

great food at stonehill tavern and poolside restaurant. Very nice staff.. Nice romantic getaway.. The pool was nice and serene but no separate pool for family/kids, so it got quiet noisy when the kids showed up... would be nice to have separate adult pool and kids pool. Access to monarch bay beach club was nice and all the staff who drove us there and back were very nice. Stonehill tavern staff were nice and accommodating to our special occasion.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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SRMB, Public Relations Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2012

Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear you had a great trip and enjoyed our friendly staff.

The St. Regis Monarch Beach has three swimming pools for spa and hotel guests to enjoy. The Main Pool is outfitted in luxury cabanas for your leisure, along with a Lagoon Pool, perfect for small children and families.

Thank you.

The Executive Staff
St. Regis Monarch Beach

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Reviewed 15 October 2012

We loved our recent stay at this beautiful hotel. It is absolutely gorgeous! Kudos to David, our butler, for taking such good care of us during our stay there. Concierge desk staff & staff at reservations desk were so friendly & helpful. Be sure & eat dinner at the Stonehill Tavern. Excellent food! Their pool area at hotel is simply beautiful! We only spent one night but definitely want to return for a one week stay. The town of Laguna Beach is charming & fun to visit. What a lovely part of our country! The rooms are a wow!!!! I am a complete hotel snob & this hotel completely pleased me!

Room Tip: Can't remember what floor the lobby is on but I remember we had to go up from our room to lobby...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 October 2012

I thought the property itself, location, rooms, and everything about the resort was top notch. The attention to detail and cleanliness is literally second to none. The ocean views, pool, common square, golf course, and grounds are incredibly beautiful and breathtaking. I live in Southern California, and mostly get to see the ocean daily. I was still taken aback by the beauty of the resort. The service is "very good," although probably not quite as personal as some other St. Regis resorts. The only thing I was disappointed with was the butler service. There was none. But I would definetly highly recommend a visit.

Room Tip: Spend the extra money and get a room on a high floor (floors 6 and 7) which an ocean view. You will...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

we booked the st Regis on the advice of our agent Rob M at smartflyer dot com (St. Louis division). He arranged an upgrade with extensive amenities include ocean view suite. we are well travelled professionals and this may have been the nicest hotel room we've seen in the US. the lobby, dining facilities and pool area are similarly elegant. the hallways probably need a slight update. we travelled off season so the common areas were quiet but always well staffed and maintained. although I wasn't golfing this trip, I am a reasonable golfer, the course viewed from the hotel looked well manicured and technically interesting. service was also quiet good. i emailed with the concierge prior to arrival and had great service from the onsite "butlers"

we had a late breakfast daily which was, as anticipated expensive, but delicious and plentiful. we choose to eat dinner off site.

overall, I highly recommend the resort and plan to return possibly with our children next time.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 October 2012 via mobile

Unfortunately only stayed one night. Had to tear myself away. Beautiful and large suite with incredible views of the manicured golf course. Service was outstanding everywhere. Would jump at the chance to come back. One night is not enough. Friendly and accommodating staff.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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SRMB, Public Relations Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2012

Ann F-

Thank you for your review on The St. Regis Monarch Beach. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your short stay with us and will look forward to your return as a repeat guest!

Thank you,

The Executive Offices
The St. Regis Monarch Beach

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Additional Information about Monarch Beach Resort

Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085 (Formerly St. Regis, Monarch Beach)
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Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Family Hotel in Dana Point
Price Range: €241 - €679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Monarch Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 400
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our AAA Five-Diamond resort overlooks the Pacific and offers private beach club access, with watersports, oceanfront golf, award-winning Miraval Life in Balance Spa, swimming pools, upscale dining, activities programs and more. Located in Dana Point, the resort offers easy access to a variety of Southern California attractions including Catalina Island, Dana Point Harbor, Laguna art galleries and events, Disneyland and more. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
St. Regis, Monarch Beach Hotel Dana Point
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