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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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88 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

This is a beautiful property with truly spectacular scenery. I highly recommend it for a couples weekend. I'm not sure I would bring the kids because it is fairly isolated, and there's not much for kids to do. But, this is a great place if you're looking for a quiet, classy, getaway.

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear aesmith3, Thank you for your recent stay with us! We appreciate the kind words you've shared about our resort. We will be sure to pass along your comments regarding kids activities to our Executive Team so we can improve upon that aspect. We hope to welcome you back again! More 

Canmore
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

From the moment we arrived, the service was outstanding in every possible way. My Wife and I spent 3 days at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in November and can't wait for our next visit. Special Thanks to Jeff a at the Concierge for taking such great care of our requests.

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Edward K, Thank you for your recent stay and wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you had an outstanding time while with us. We will be sure to pass along your kind comment to Jeff and hope to welcome you and your wife back again soon! More 

North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Beautiful hotel, fantastic service with incredible attention to every detail. Rooms are large, as well as the bathroom. The view of Catalina island from the lobby bar was awesome. The pool service was top notch, and the golf course was very enjoyable. A wonderful stay, I would go back in a heartbeat!

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear DlsBds, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We appreciate all of the kind comments you left, especially those about our service and staff. We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

Palm Desert, California
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542 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

The St. Regis Monarch Bay is a delightful retreat in Dana Point. Accessibility by road is excellent. Rooms are spacious and come with most amenities. Only thing missing was coffee in the room. The pools are pleasant and the grounds very beautiful. We found the service very good and attentive. The hotel provided good support for our meetings.

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marty911, Thank your for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to write such a kind review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our vaious amenities, including meeting facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Houston
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60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

I have little to add concerning the rooms, the grounds, the multitudes of weddings. We had a nice weekend and a comfortable room. My concerns are 2 fold: 1. I was really surprised that I did not have a coffee maker in the room. I had looked forward to a cup of coffee on my balcony but to do that,... More 

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SRMB, General Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear mumziepooh, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay with us. I truly apologize that your experience did not exceed your expectations. I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you regarding the incident with your earrings. If you could, please contact me directly at 949.234.3300. Regards, Ian Pullan General Manager More 

Santa Monica, California
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113 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

I was here on a business trip with an exceptionally large group. In most situations, you expect a tired hotel where you can't wait to escape the corporate or business feel of the place. Not the case with the St. Regis – it is a gem no matter how you slice it.. Here is a place I would love to... More 

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Steve H, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share such a wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time while with us. We appreciate the kind comments regarding our rooms, butlers, restaurants and spa! We look forward to welcoming you back with your family soon! More 

Rolling Hills Estates, California
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

A wonderful hotel in accommodation, location, services and food We were fortunate to spend the past weekend at the St Regis Hotel. It started with the Valet that was very welcoming, efficient and pleasant. The receptionist were also very warm, proficient, and competent. Arriving to our room after the pleasant experience made it look even nicer. It was spacious with... More 

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sam3550, Thank you for your recent stay and wonderful review! We appreciate the kind comments regarding our valet team, the check-in process, room amenities and food offerings. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy all of the amenities which we offer and look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I wasn't too impressed with this establishment once leaving the concierge. Going into our room it was very nice and classic but nothing that took my breath away. The bathroom was clean (which is the first thing I always check) and I appreciated the size of the bathroom especially sharing it with two other women. The room itself seemed to... More 

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear place-name-here, Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We sincerely apologize that your overall experience did not exceed your expectations. Your comments regarding the cleanliness of your room and experience with valet will be shared with our Executive Management team for addressing. Should you feel that there is any other feedback... More 

Flower Mound, Texas
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39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

If this is not the top hotel in Dana point, I can't believe it. Extraordinary in every way, beautiful view of the harbor, golf, and secluded beach. Saw Reba mc entire while there and other personalities including Shaquille O'Neill stopping by one night in the lobby. Top class service and amenities

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear John A, Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time while at our resort. We look forward to welcoming you back again! More 

Newport Beach, California
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Had a St Jude Gala and a wedding at the St Regis on the same weekend, so I decided to make it a relaxing weekend getaway/staycation. Being a SPG Gold member would normally get a room upgrade, but they were almost at 100% capacity that weekend. Nonetheless, the deluxe room was still spacious clean and bright. The service was attentive... More 

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SRMB, Manager at Monarch Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear miro1602, Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay with us! We are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable weekend with lots of celebrating! We hope to be able to welcome you back again so that you can spend time down at the beach. More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our AAA Five-Diamond sanctuary is sublimely located near Southern California's renowned destinations, including Catalina Island and Dana Point Harbor. Nestled hillside overlooking a private beach, discover an array of adventuresome experiences at our coveted Orange County resort. From thrilling water sports, to championship golf links, to acclaimed Miraval Life in Balance Spa, encounter lasting memories at our pristine coastal locale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monarch Beach Resort

Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629 (Formerly St. Regis, Monarch Beach)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: RM1,492 - RM3,248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Monarch Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
St. Regis, Monarch Beach Hotel Dana Point
St Regis Dana Point
St Regis Resort Monarch Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Family Hotel in Dana Point
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