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Spa on the Plaza

Address: 201 Alvarado St, Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: (831) 647-9000
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Ranked #28 of 77 Activities in Monterey
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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I treat myself to this spa experience when I visit Monterey twice a year and it is always wonderful. This time (January 2015) was pure heaven. The massage was perfect ... the therapist was fully present. And the facial was gentle and caring, and tailored thoughtfully to my skin of the moment. Friendly, professional service and a clean and comfy... More 

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Seaside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our birthdays yesterday (12/4/14) by treating ourselves to the "Sweetheart Special" at the Spa On the Plaza. It was a delightful experience from start to finish. The hot tub session was made extra special by the complimentary mimosas and candlelight. The therapists who provided the massages were experts and paid attention to customizing the massage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My wife and I visited the Spa on the Plaza for a couple's massage on 11/23/14 and we were both very pleased with the service and attention paid by the therapists. They were both excellent and focused on our stress areas. We've been there numerous times and have always been impressed with the staff, location and service. Highly recommended.

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My first experience with Spa on the Plaza was a gift certificate from my husband that included an overnight trip to Monterey to take advantage of a massage and facial. Since that time, we have moved to Pacific Grove, and the Spa is my only choice for regular massages. I've tried other independent businesses, but none is as clean, professional,... More 

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Scotts Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My business partner and I treated ourselves to a day at yhr Spa. We had purchased a Groupon which included several services, a private whirlpool bath, massage and scrub and facial. The order of the services was pre-planned. The scrub and massage were combined, which i did not care for, having them separate is my preference. The massuese was great!... More 

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Rio Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Spa was clean and very tidy. Enjoyed the spa services overall but had a mimosa included which they forgot to bring me. The facial seemed very pushy on trying to sell their products. I would go back for the value of the treatment. Facial, body scrub, 1/2 soak and full hr massage...

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Carmel, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A friend gave me a gift certificate for a mani-pedi at Spa on the Plaza. I get them regularly but have not been to this spot, which I thought was for tourists and the wealthy. I had such a good experience, they deserve my time to write a review. I got much more than the work that was done. It... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Spa on the Plaza This is written based partially on my wife's account of her visit here and my account of the aftermath. The Spa on the Plaza does not live up to the AAA four diamond award associated with the Portola Hotel. The first thing you will notice is that it is not very luxurious. You get more for... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

After driving about 2,300 miles from Houston, TX to Monterey, CA, I was pretty exhausted from the trip. Just me and my dog Jessie Jazz drove and I couldn't get him to take the wheel and get us to Monterey my himself. My neck, back and all my muscles where fried after driving and being tense because I did not... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Two talented young ladies at The Spa did my daughter's hair and makeup for her wedding and she looked FABULOUS! My daughter had an 11 am appt (lasted about 1 1/2 hours) for a 4 pm wedding and both her hair and makeup looked great the whole evening. I don't rememer the stylist and make up girls' names, but they... More 

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