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The CNCDA room block at The Ritz-Carlton and the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach has expired.
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Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club

1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629

Monarch Beach Resort & Club Reservation Policies


Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.


Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club has a daily resort charge of $40 that includes the following:

  • Signature group fitness classes
  • Digital access to over 3,000 newspaper & magazine publications worldwide
  • Woodie tram to the exclusive Monarch Bay Beach Club
  • Tram rides to Salt Creek Beach
  • Beach host service with towels, chairs & umbrellas
  • Beach games & activities
  • Access to court times for tennis
  • Athletic Club available 24 hours a day
  • Laundering of work-out gear. Includes: 2 shirts, 2 pairs of pants and/or shorts, 1 sports bra and 1 pair of socks daily per room. Anticipated 24-hour turnaround.
  • House bikes with self-guided local tours on a first-come basis
  • Discounted green fees, savings on Flex Set rentals, & preferred tee times at Monarch Beach Golf Links
  • In-room coffee & tea
  • Two bottles of water per day, refreshed at turndown
  • Overnight shoeshine
  • Local & toll-free calls


  • $10 for day use with validation from an on-property dining outlet purchase
  • $30 for day use without validation
  • $60 for overnight guests
  • Two universal electric vehicle chargers and three Tesla chargers for guests’ convenience


Guest registration and check-in are restricted to those 21 years of age or older with valid identification.


Debit and Credit cards will be authorized at check-in for the amount of your stay, plus an amount to cover incidentals. The authorization will hold the funds until check out, at which time the amount actually incurred during the stay will be charged. Authorized amounts may take up to 30 days after departure to be released by your bank or financial institution and the hotel will not be responsible for any resulting fees or charges.


Rollaway beds are adult size and available for a fee of $50 per night. The following room types have sufficient space for rollaway beds:  all King bedded Signature Guestrooms, One Bedroom Suites, Studio Suites.  Rollaway beds are not allowed in the following room types:  rooms with two queen beds, Presidential Suites, Ocean Grand Suite, Grand One Bedroom Suite. There is no charge for baby cribs.


  • An early departure fee of 100% of one night’s room rate and tax will be charged if the guest departs from the resort prior to their scheduled departure date. Please contact the resort directly for further information.
  • Late check-out requests are subject to availability, otherwise, a fee is applicable.


For the comfort of all, guests are asked to honor the following:

  • Excessive noise in guest rooms is subject to removal from property
  • Damaged property is subject to applicable charge
  • No outside catering is allowed into guest rooms without a Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club catering contract
  • For safety reasons, no lit candles, active flames, or cooking appliances are allowed at any time


The hotel is 100% non-smoking and non-vaping. A cleaning fee will be applied to a guest room where smoking or vaping has occurred.


Non-professional photography and filming is permitted on the hotel premises for registered hotel guests only.  Professional photography is not permitted.

Please contact us directly at 1-800-722-1543 for requests to use any area of the hotel as a location for commercial photo-shoots and filming. Fees apply.

Wedding photography is reserved exclusively for our brides on their special day.


There is a package handling fee for all incoming and outbound packages. Please contact the hotel directly for the exact fee.


Pets are allowed to visit the resort with their owners. Before your arrival, please review our Pet Policy for more information and applicable fees.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

One Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel | WATG

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Hotel Information

Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Recently renovated luxury rooms and suites with state-of-the-art features
  • Breathtaking ocean views off of private patios or balconies from most rooms
  • First floor, ocean view rooms with outdoor fire pits
  • Plush, goose-down comforters and pillows, and luxurious 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets
  • 55” to 65” LED flat-screen 1080p Smart HDTVs
  • Wireless and hard-wired Internet access
  • In-room laptop-sized safe with electrical outlet for recharging
  • Full marble bathrooms with double sinks in most rooms
  • Individual heating and air-conditioning controls
  • In-room Nespresso coffee machine

Posh Pooch and Pet Policy

Posh Pooch
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a pet-friendly hotel and cares about our fur friends as much as our human guests. When you include Fido on your trip to our Laguna Beach resort, we promise tales of devotion from your family friend for a long time to come. When staying with your pup, they’ll receive the following amenities to use throughout their stay: a plush doggy bed, water bowl and water, in-room dining pet menu, and Ritz-Carlton toys and delicious treats.

Watch how Fido enjoys his Posh Pooch vacation.

Pet Policy
Pets are welcome at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. There is a $300 pet fee, per room – up to two pets. We welcome all well-mannered, disease free dogs and cats. No more than two pets may occupy each guestroom. Pets must be leashed or held in arms in all common areas of the resort. We regret that pets are not allowed in the hotel’s restaurants, the Bar, the Fitness Center and Spa, the Pool Areas or The Ritz Carlton Club Level lounge. This exclusion does not apply to guide or service animals. Dogs are not permitted on The Ritz-Carlton Club Level.

Property Features & Amenities

  • Guests can pre-purchase amenities and/or activities for themselves, or send to someone staying at the resort. Reserve Now.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Club Level
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa featuring 12 luxurious treatment rooms, Salon, and Spa Boutique
  • Breathtaking Ocean-front Fitness Center, complete with a full array of fitness machines and equipment and daily wellness classes, including Yoga and Pilates
  • Two Tennis courts
  • Two outdoor swimming pools and two outdoor whirlpools
  • Luxurious lawn areas featuring Adirondack chairs overlooking the Pacific Ocean
  • Business center services
  • The Ritz-Carlton Gift and Sundry Shop featuring logo apparel, a wide array of gift items and sundries
  • Eco Adventure Center
  • Two restaurants, outdoor oceanfront lounge, bar and marketplace
  • Children’s playground
  • Organic garden

Resort Fee

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel assesses a $35 resort fee per room, per night. Amenities and services included in the resort fee are:

  • Wireless, high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and common areas
  • Outdoor Yoga, Pilates, and Seaside Hikes alternate daily
  • Shuttle service to and from Salt Creek Beach on an individual guest request basis (not applicable to group transfers)
  • Access to resort’s Beach Butler Service and use of beach recreation equipment including towel service, umbrellas, and beach chairs
  • Unlimited use of the Tennis Courts including rackets. Tournament and clinic fees are additional
  • Courtesy resort driver – transportation within 3 miles of the resort
  • Complimentary 45 minute private photography session and one digital image (not applicable to special occasions and events).

Hotel Policies

In the event you are unable to keep your reservation, please cancel at least seven days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation charge.

  • Cancellation required at least seven days prior to arrival
  • Cancellations within seven days of arrival are subject to cancellation charge (one night’s room rate plus tax)
  • Pricing and policies are subject to change without notice

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 4 p.m.
Check-out: 11 a.m.

The resort is a non-smoking resort.

The Ritz-Carlton Club Level Additional Guests

Club rates are for single or double occupancy

The following charges will apply for more than 2 guests:

  • Additional adults (18 and over) – $150 USD per adult per night
  • Children (12 to 18) – $100 USD per child per night
  • Children (under the age of 12) – complimentary

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes and tourism fees on all occupied rooms (tax currently 10%, tourism fee currently 0.27%, and $5.00 Dana Point TBID assessment charge per room per night) in effect at the time of check in. Above rates apply per room, per night. Taxes and fees are subject to change at any time.

A specific room type (king or double/double) or location is not guaranteed.

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