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Hotel Description

Upscale beachfront resort with 3 outdoor pools

Beachside getaway

Your stay at this Monarch Beach resort places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Salt Creek Beach Park and Dana Strands Beach. Harbor Point Park and Baby Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

18-hole golf course

This smoke-free resort features a private beach, a golf course, and a full-service spa. Relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas, and cool off with a drink at the beachside bar. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and a children's pool, and complimentary bicycles are available on site.

Soaking tubs, WiFi

The 400 soundproofed guestrooms offer WiFi and 24-hour room service. Deep soaking bathtubs are included, along with balconies or patios, minibars, and Smart TVs. Housekeeping is available on request.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bay View (Mobility & Hearing, Tub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$524* Per night/room Nov 1 - Nov 2

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bay View (Mobility & Hearing, Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Mobility & Hearing, Roll-in Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Grand Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
5 star from check in to check out! Exceptionally beautiful resort. Miraval spa is amazing. Will be back!

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 1, 2019 by MOD

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to see you had a great time with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
Beautiful resort hotel that has all of the amenities: pools, spa, fitness rooms, fine dining, golf, trail that leads to the beach for walking/running and it’s own private beach area. The Monarch Beach Resort is one of our favorite hoteals to stay at in Laguna.

Posted by on May 13, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 15, 2018 by Monarch Beach Resort Manager

Good Day Monarch Beach Resort Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are excited that you were able to fully enjoy your stay with us. We hope this means we will see you back soon!

About the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club

Location 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. For a free ride to the surf and sand, catch the resort's complimentary beach shuttle. Hit the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with free beach club on site and umbrellas. Summer fun is a breeze at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, where you can play a round of golf at the golf course, cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, and enjoy a treatment at the full-service spa. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 5 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour health club, and a steam room. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club was completed in May 2016. This 5-star Dana Point resort is smoke free.

  • 400 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 5 bars or lounges
  • 30000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2787 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2001
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: San Juan Capistrano Depot (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free beach shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club offers 400 accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Smart televisions come with pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs, and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on request. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6 AM to 11 AM.

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club has 2 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

AVEO Table and Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves brunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

33North - Overlooking the ocean, this lobby lounge specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Part and Parcel - Overlooking the garden, this café specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Bourbon Steak OC - Overlooking the ocean, this steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. 3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a private beach, a 24-hour health club, a sauna, and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Waldorf Astoria Spa has 20 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open select days. Guests under 14 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 20
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 14
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 75 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 200 per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 35 lbs)
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a security system

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 60.67 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room safe and safe insurance
  • In-room coffee
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 for adults, USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 60 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 200 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Monarch Beach Resort Dana Point
  • Monarch Beach Dana Point
  • Monarch Beach
  • Monarch Beach Resort
  • Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach
  • Waldorf Astoria Monarch & Club
  • Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club Resort
  • Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club Dana Point
  • Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club Resort Dana Point

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.