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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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.

Thank edvallender
Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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...

Thank seeversmd6150
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Monarch Cove Inn. It's not cheap and the rooms are not large, but they are very cozy, warm and pretty. I liked the fireplace. The service is very helpful, the location is fantastic, close to a beautiful beach on one end and capitola village on the other. The breakfast was great too. I will...

Thank dakrunch
Roseville, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was our third visit to the Monarch Cove Inn. We love everything about this place. The rooms are comfy and welcoming. The breakfast is delicious but not too much. And when the sun came out, there were butterflies! And dolphins in the bay. All together a lovely stay. And we walked to Capitola village for dinner. Easy walk and...

Thank janygrl
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Monarch Cove is worth every penny spent on accommodations. From the fantastic ocean views (we stayed in the Ocean Mist Suite) to the Yummy breakfast, served right to your room. The walk to Capitola Villiage or even to Gail's Bakery is very handy. I have seen preprations for weddings being assembled and they look amazing. I won't stay anywhere else...

Thank Patty H

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: RM612 - RM1,031 (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 Hotel Capitola
Monarch Cove Inn Capitola
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“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
“Lilac Room had an amazing view!”
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 of 5 bubbles TamieL_11, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get the ocean view rooms. A few look out at the garden/trees.”
 of 5 bubbles janygrl, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stunning views are 'ocean side', but Garden Views are very lovely. Rooms are very spacious and bottom floors have outside space.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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