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Address: 201 Alvarado St, Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: (831) 647-9000
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Very relaxing half day at the spa

I took my wife there for her 50th birthday. While it wasn't cheap at over $450 USD (including tip), it was definitely worth it. It put a big smile on my wife's face and I must... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Vernon, B.C.
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Castaic, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I hurt my lower back earlier in the week and went to get a massage. Jessica was fantastic. She listened to what I needed and worked out the kinks! Great massage! The hot cinnamon tea in the waiting area was delicious and just what I needed before hopping onto the massage table. Nice touch. I would suggest replacing the womens... More 

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Hayward, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This review is for the day spa at the Portola, not the actual hotel. I went to Monterey for my annual birthday spa day on 3/30/15 as I have for the last four years. I have to say that the first two years were amazing, last year was pretty good, and this year was disappointing. I started the day using... More 

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Oakdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Returned to Spa on the Plaza as a result of wonderful prior services and fair pricing! Vanessa's facial and Heidi's massage cannot be beat! Check for packages. Relax/Read by the pool, just an extra little perk :)

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Vernon, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I took my wife there for her 50th birthday. While it wasn't cheap at over $450 USD (including tip), it was definitely worth it. It put a big smile on my wife's face and I must admit, I kind of liked my first ever facial. However, I really liked the massage they gave me - particularly on my legs. Overall,... More 

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Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

LIZ is amazing! My Spa experience is limited and she made me feel right at home. She made me feel like an old friend and instantly I felt more comfortable. Liz has the magic touch and made me more relaxed that I knew I could be! I highly recommend Spa on the Plaza and Liz in particular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Spa on the Plaza is everything and more a spa should be. The staff is professional and well-educated in their areas of expertise. Everytime I go in to get a facial, I look amazingly beautiful, immediatly. When get my hair and nails done, I leave looking beautiful. I love Spa on the Plaza!

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TRACY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We went there and were late because we got lost and they still took the time to show us both how to relax and have a very serene experience. The people at the front desk were very nice and helpful! We can not wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I had the best massage ever!! Robin is amazing :). She listened to what I wanted and boy did she deliver. I've also had Jenn do my nails & loved it. Definitely would recommend this as a must do when visiting!!

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Paris, France
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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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