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Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club Debuts in Dana Point

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s iconic luxury hotel brand, just debuted the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, transforming the previous Monarch Beach Resort to the brand’s newest coastal retreat in Dana Point.

The award-winning AAA Five-Diamond resort in Orange County invites guests to enjoy California-inspired, unforgettable experiences through the brand’s elegant and highly personalized service approach.

The new Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. With a private beach club, Monarch Bay Beach Club, resort guests, and club members are invited to experience an elevated slice of California’s beach culture with ocean activities as well as a beachfront bar and coastal-inspired restaurant. Following Waldorf Astoria’s legacy of effortless service and culinary expertise, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club will offer best-in-class amenities and an extensive dining program, including:

Guestrooms and Suites

A coastal palette of cool blues, greens, and crisp whites distinguish the exquisitely appointed 400 guest rooms and suites. All rooms feature lavish textiles, comfortable chaise lounges, ocean-inspired artwork, and marble top armoires to complement the full marble baths. Modern patio furniture adorns the balconies of every room and suite, and first-floor patios feature fire pits to evoke a true beach lifestyle. Bluetooth-enabled alarm clocks and flat-screen televisions allow guests to seamlessly sync phones or tablets to play music and stream movies.


Offering an unmatched level of world-class amenities, resort guests and club members can access the private beach club via a scenic tram ride. An expansive outdoor pool area includes The Monarch Pool,

The Family Pool and two infinity-edge ocean view whirlpool baths that spill into the stunning seascape, private cabanas with built-in music, stocked outdoor mini-bars, and outdoor fire pits for evening relaxation. An award-winning, oceanfront 18-hole golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., welcomes golf enthusiasts.

Culinary Delights

  • A one-of-a-kind Southern California escape, the resort boasts seven culinary options sure to suit the desires of any palate:
  • Bourbon Steak Orange County is Michael Mina’s acclaimed restaurant concept, known for its modern, seasonal take on the classic steakhouse dining experience.
  • AVEO Table + Bar features a Mediterranean concept that embraces the seasonal bounty of the Californian coastline with a “Farm-to-Bar” approach and dramatic ocean views.
  • The lobby lounge area 33 ̊North offers a bar, a living room salon, and an outdoor patio complete with an ocean view.
  • Exclusive to resort guests and members, the Monarch Bay Beach Club is an oceanfront bar and restaurant that showcases a refined yet approachable menu of seafood and coastal cuisine.
  • Part & Parcel Market is a marketplace perfect for guests on the go with its wide selection of gourmet coffee, delectable pastries, freshly-made juices, smoothies, gelato, and savory snacks served in a casual atmosphere and convenient location.
  • Club 19 offers a Gastro Pub dining experience located at the 1st tee on the golf course, with an outdoor terrace warmed by a large fireplace and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
  • The poolside Mexi-Cali cantina Sombra serves authentic and fresh Mexican cuisine, such as fish tacos, innovative healthy salads, and citrusy ceviche.
  • Luxury In-Room Dining is offered with a fresh, coastal menu to enjoy handcrafted, private meals in the comfort of each room or on the guest’s private balcony or patio.

Spa and Wellness

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club looks forward to welcoming an all-new spa at the property, debuting in spring 2021. With health and wellness always a focus at the seaside retreat, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club currently offers guests and members more than 40 weekly fitness, yoga, and meditation classes as well as a 4,500 square foot Outdoor Athletic Pavilion.

Meetings & Events

With more than 30,000 square feet of indoor event space, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club offers meeting, event and wedding planners innovative and integrated technology capabilities, elegant venues, and personalized menu options. The resort’s expansive 60,000 square-feet of outdoor event space includes a lush botanical garden, gazebos, spacious verdant lawns, and ocean-view terraces. Additionally, all meetings and events at the resort will be backed by Hilton EventReady with CleanStay, Hilton's elevated cleanliness and customer service program for meetings and events.

1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point. 949.234.3200.

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