Monarch Beach Resort

1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629, United States
+1 949 234 3200

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9.1

Excellent
based on 1,132 reviews
Monarch Beach Resort - Dana Point, CA
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Good to know

Distance to city center 1.5 mi
Location rating 8.1
Nearest Airport Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Distance to airport 16.0 mi

Rooms

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Double Rooms

$342+

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$342 per night
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$343 per night
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$349 per night
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$417 per night
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$417 per night
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$418 per night
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$418 per night
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$433 per night
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King bed
$604 per night

Resort Rooms

$291+

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$291 per night
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$310 per night
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$310 per night
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$327 per night
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$373 per night
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$391 per night
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Queen bed
$538 per night
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$583 per night
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$589 per night
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$662 per night

King Rooms

$311+

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$311 per night
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$357 per night
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$403 per night
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King bed
$429 per night
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$439 per night
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$439 per night
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$460 per night
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$477 per night
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$576 per night
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$648 per night
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$695 per night
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$704 per night
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$751 per night

Queen Rooms

$438+

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$438 per night
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$485 per night
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Queen bed
$489 per night
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$494 per night
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Queen bed
$559 per night
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$571 per night
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$580 per night
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Queen bed
$621 per night
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Queen bed
$973 per night

Standard Rooms

$317+

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$317 per night
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$321 per night
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$329 per night
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$472 per night
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$473 per night
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$514 per night
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$524 per night
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$527 per night

Reviews

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Traveler rating

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beach access in 42 reviews
beautiful hotel in 35 reviews
breakfast eggs bacon in 4 reviews
customer service in 39 reviews
especially nancy in 3 reviews
excellent food in 16 reviews
nice and the bed in 12 reviews
pool area in 21 reviews
room not ready in 38 reviews
room service in 37 reviews
room view in 29 reviews
soup and a sandwich in 2 reviews
st regis in 2 reviews
staff were all wonderful in 74 reviews
valet parking in 18 reviews
waiting lines in 1 review
  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    This Resort is absolutely Beautiful. Top Notch and the staff are very attentive to your needs.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.0

    The staff was very pleasant and the grounds were kept clean.

    Wish there was more vegan options in the restaurants and market.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    The view.

    The sound from the outside common areas really carried. If on lanai there was always a wall of sound.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    The staff was beyond expectation and catered to every need that was exceptional in every way.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.7

    Front Desk Staff at Check in said the Yoga Class was free with the Hotel Night Stay...That was not the case...

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About

Overview

Monarch Beach Resort is a relaxing getaway in the heart of Dana Point. The five-star hotel features a variety of rooms and suites that overlook the scenic ocean, as well as modern dining options and fun activities for kids.

Each guest room and suite features a large desk, plenty of USB charging ports, complementary WiFi, and ocean-inspired decor. Guests may upgrade to an ocean suite, which features a full-size bar and pantry, a flat-screen TV, a fireplace, and a relaxing terrace.

Guests can indulge in yoga, meditation, or body treatments at the Miraval Life in Balance Spa. Featured massages and treatments include the coastal stone massage, sports massage, the sea salt body ritual, and the ocean crystal facial. A drybar is also located here, which is perfect for blowouts, hair styles, and scalp massages. Fitness classes such as Pilates, endurance circuits, spinning, and cardio drumming are available at this resort as well.

Monarch Beach Resort offers upscale dining options that offer guests the flavors of the ocean and Mediterranean. Its flagship restaurants include 33°North, the Monarch Bay Club, and AVEO Table + Bar. A Starbucks and a Part & Parcel Market are also located here for quick snacks and cups of coffee.

Monarch Beach Resort features a swimming pool, golfing activities, running trails, an athletic club, and private surf lessons on the beach. The Monarch Beach Kids' Club offers indoor games and activities for kids. The resort combines lavish amenities with a relaxing oceanic getaway for a memorable trip to Dana Point.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.1 Excellent

based on 1,132 reviews

9.5

Comfort

9.1

Amenities

4.6

Breakfast

3.0

Value

Things to Know

  • Nice building
  • Friendly service
  • Great view
  • Pleasant hotel grounds

Check in

4:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Fitness center
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Increased accessibility
ATM on-site
Business center
Car rental
Internet
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle rental
Spa
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Safe
Sauna
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Private beach
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
EV charging station
Elevator
Hiking
Massage
Laundry facilities
Golf
Child pool
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
Steam room
Wedding services
Outdoor tennis
Playground

FAQs when booking at Monarch Beach Resort

Are there any packages or specials for guests that the Monarch Beach Resort offers?
If you are planning on staying at the Monarch Beach Resort between Sunday and Thursday, make sure to take advantage of the Midweek Magic deal, as it will provide you with up to $80 of free breakfast credit and complimentary valet parking. One of the most popular packages offered through the hotel, the Complete Retreat also comes with $80 worth of breakfast credit, as well as $100 worth of credit that can be used on any on-site purchase.
Does the Monarch Beach Resort offer any special beach or pool amenities?
When you stay at the Monarch Beach Resort, you will have exclusive access to the Monarch Bay Beach Club, which can be reached by tram in just 7min. In addition to free chair and towel rentals, the club provides a 30min surf lesson for each guest, boogie board rentals, and educational lectures given by employees at the Ocean Institute. Additionally, fun activities are held throughout the week, including s’mores making, ukulele lessons, and movie nights. There is a small museum that hosts a selection of rotating exhibits, with the themes often being related to surfing and the region’s history.
What wedding amenities can guests expect to find at the Monarch Beach Resort?
For guests that will be booking their wedding at the Monarch Beach Resort, there are numerous amenities to choose from, including more than 10 indoor and outdoor reception venues, such as ballrooms and the botanical garden. An on-site catering team will help you to create your perfect menu, and complimentary tastings are offered that include two salads, two soups, two entrees, and two desserts. The hotel has a list of preferred vendors that they can help you to get in contact with for services like floral arrangements, music, photography, and wedding coordinators.
What attractions and activities are near the Monarch Beach Resort?
If you are feeling particularly adventurous, go to Dana Point Parasail, a local business that is less than a 10min drive away and offers year-round guided parasailing adventures. To easily and affordably explore the city, head to the charming Laguna Beach Trolley that can be reached by car within 5min. For guests that would like to learn more about the area’s animals and plants, there is the Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center that is also a 5min drive from the Monarch Beach Resort.
When guests fly into John Wayne Airport, how should they plan on getting to the Monarch Beach Resort?
Once your plane has landed at John Wayne Airport, it will be easiest for you to then drive to the Monarch Beach Resort, which will take you between 35 to 40min depending on traffic. If you decide to take an Uber, your one-way fare will cost you approximately $25 to $35. For those that are interested in traveling on a budget, use public transportation instead, like the local bus. If you take lines 76, 57X, and 1, it will take you between 1h 30min to 2h. (Prices checked 17/07/19).

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Salt Creek Beach Park 0.5 mi
  • Sea Canyon Park 0.6 mi
  • Dana Cove Park 1.5 mi
  • Nature Interpretive Center 1.5 mi
  • Baby Beach 1.5 mi
  • Harbor Point Park 1.5 mi

Getting Around

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty 16 mi
Long Beach Municipal 34.1 mi
San Juan Capistrano, California 3.3 mi
San Clemente Pier 7 mi

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