Perched on an ocean cliff on the historic Depot Hill in Capitola, California, Monarch Cove Inn is a charming bed and breakfast inn that offers a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Poised high above the ocean with breathtaking views, the Inn is set on an estate that was established in 1895 and is surrounded by two-and-a-half acres of flower filled gardens which attract hundreds of Monarch butterflies. The historic Inn features uniquely appointed Victorian guest rooms and cottages, which are designed and decorated in a thoughtful blend of past and present with antique furnishings and modern amenities. Add extras include a breakfast delivery every morning and elegant venues for special celebrations such as weddings, vow renewals, and receptions. Conveniently located within walking distance to Capitola Village and New Brighton State Beach, Monarch Cove Inn is perfect for both a relaxing getaway and for exploring the beautiful region of Capitola.

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Guest Accommodations

The Victorian Monarch Cove Inn features well-appointed Victorian-style accommodations, including nine queen-size guest bedrooms, and two two-bedroom suites, all of which have a private bathroom and their outside entrances. Rooms and suites feature queen-size beds with luxury linens and down comforters, and en-suite bathrooms with showers, claw foot bathtubs, fresh towels and bathrobes, and deluxe amenities. Sunny sitting areas have comfy seating and modern amenities including cable television, microwaves, fridges, coffee makers, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The Ocean Mist Suite is a large two-bedroom suite with unforgettable ocean views and an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower and claws foot bathtub. The Sunny Gables Suite is located on the top floor of the Inn with two queen-size bedrooms, a large fully tiled bathroom with a deep tiled Roman tub and separate shower, a comfortable living room, and beautiful garden views.

The Rose Garden Suite is a charming, vintage one bedroom suite with a cozy sitting room and fireplace, a kitchenette, and queen-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The room has a cute porch next to a bed of roses and boasts stunning ocean views.

The Hideaway Suite has a gated brick and gazebo-covered courtyard with Jacuzzi hot tub for two and a romantic queen bedroom and en-suite bathroom, and the Butterfly Room is a cozy retreat with a queen-size bed, neat bathroom and sitting room with fireplace.

The Ocean View Room is a beautiful queen-size bedroom with a canopy style bed, cozy fireplace and gorgeous three-sided view of the bay, while the Lilac Room boasts Victorian paneling, a queen-size bed and marble bathroom with a deep soaking tub.

The Victorian Room is decorated in rich tones of burgundy and features a queen-size bed, en-suite bathroom, and spacious sitting area with tables and chairs, a fireplace and bay windows with breathtaking views.

The Carriage House is an early century California beach bungalow that features two queen-size bedrooms, a shared bathroom with shower and bath, a sunny living room with ample seating and a fully equipped kitchen. This nostalgic cottage has a private deck with a pretty gazebo and hot tub for two and is ideal for families or friends traveling together.

The Holiday House is a quaint centurion studio cottage with a queen-size bed, en-suite bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and private deck onto the gardens.


A complimentary buffet breakfast is served every morning and includes fresh fruit and juices, freshly baked treats, granola, yogurt, meats and cheeses, and locally brewed coffee and tea.

Amenities & Recreation

In addition to luxurious accommodations, Monarch Cove Inn offers certain conveniences to enhance every stay, including a complimentary buffet breakfast served every morning, beautiful gardens in which to relax, professional staff and concierge services, and venues for special celebrations and events such as weddings and corporate meetings. Part of the property serves as a Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, established to protect the species and offer a secure area in which to fed and reproduce.

Weddings & Events

Monarch Cove Inn offers a beautiful venue for romantic weddings, vow renewals, receptions and other special celebrations, as well as business meetings and corporate events. Boasting spectacular ocean views, pretty gardens and lawns, luxurious accommodations and professional on-site conference coordinators, Monarch Cove Inn and the amazing Monterey Bay Sanctuary provide a unique backdrop for any event.

620 El Salto Drive, Capitola, California, 95010, Phone: 831-464-1295

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