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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

3.5 of 5 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
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Rancho Cordova, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Portola Hotel & Spa for a conference and it was great. The room was excellent for the price and Fisherman's Wharf is literally 50 yards away, with loads of shops and restaurants. The downtown area, with more shops and restaurants, is right out the front door. The perfect centrally located hotel in all of Monterey.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here in mid September for the 1st time. The hotel is very central, and walking distance to the water, shopping and restaurants. Self-parking in the hotel garage was $17 per day. The staff were very helpful. The lobby has a open layout, with seating areas, has a relaxed feel to it. Was surprised that hotel did not have Central... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the Portola during an anniversary trip. The location can't be beat in Monterey Bay, close to restaurants and shopping and within walking distance to the Aquarium and other sights along the way. I had asked for a harbor view room high enough for a nice view and the hotel delivered. The rooms were reasonably large,... More

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Seal Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Portola Hotel and Spa was a good one. It was the second time I've stayed there. It is just across the street from the Old Fisherman's Wharf, so you can hear the sea lions barking... The lobby staff are friendly and very helpful--I get lost (turned around) easily, and they were always happy to guide me... More

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Linden, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the Portola and it is still a great place to stay while in Monterey. The rooms are very nice and the service is excellent. We requested a room with a view of the Bay and it was beautiful. Parking is reasonable and the location is great; walk out of the hotel and you are... More

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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been staying at this great hotel for several years now and it has been very consistent. The location is so convenient to all of the highlights of Monterey. We have found the staff to be helpful and friendly. We have enjoyed the food at the hotel restaurants. The casual Peter B's and the classic Jack's, there is something... More

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Sparks, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The over all hotel experience was great. Everyone was very nice and helpful. Jack's restaurant was the place that impressed my family and I the most because of the service from Jamie, he was very helpful because he explained everything that was on the menu and attended to all our needs. Also right when we walked in the hostess, Karina,... More

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends and I went to Monterey for the weekend on 9/13/14. We had a great experience at the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. Every staff member we encountered from the valet guys to the front desk personnel to the concierge said good morning or good night and was very eager to help in any way. They were... More

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Woodland, California
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very close to Old Fisherman's Wharf. There are different buildings with rooms. My recommendation would be to get a room in the main building. I was in the building overlooking shops and wine bar so it could get a little noisy on weekends. Plus I heard traffic nearby. The room was very nicely appointed. Nice flat screen... More

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Northumberland, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will have to preface this review by saying that Monterey Bay was our least favourite stop on a 3 week Californian road trip, so perhaps some of that general negativity has influenced our feelings toward this hotel. The good - excellent location, comfortable and clean room. One of the best spa experiences we have ever had (see separate review).... More

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Address: 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 379
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