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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

4.0 of 5 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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122 reviews 122 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Weekend in Monterey for a family reunion. Wife chose the Portola Hotel for us to stay as we've stayed here before. It has a nice bar for me to have a drink and is close to many restaurants that we can walk to. Also can walk to the wharf and the old mission buildings. It has nice rooms with excellent... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times over the years and always have enjoyed the staff, rooms (most of the time) and its central location in Monterey. Attractions are nearby such as Cannery Row and the Wharf. We choose the rooms that have the private walled in patio. Great for our dogs. For pets $50 the first night $25 per night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family gathers in Monterey for Thanksgiving every year. The Portola accommodates my brother's dogs, offers a beautiful lobby to gather in, is right on the trail for walking to local attractions, and restaurants. Also, easy access to bike rental for a ride on the trail or along the 17 mile drive. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms... More 

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Burbank, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Portola Hotel is conveniently located right in the middle of everything ~ across from the Monterey pier. The hotel had lots of activity going on. The rooms were quiet and comfortable. We loved the window bench in our room, our view of the bay and the fact that you could open the window for some fresh air. We enjoyed... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently did a meeting there and the service was excellent. From the front desk to the Catering Manager to the Captain etc. They are extremely organized and helpful and last minute changes do not affect them in the least. Wonderful to work with and doing another meeting there in 2015. Certainly recommend this properly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean (recently remodeled rooms) centrally located and reasonably priced hotel. Great service when we asked to be moved to a quieter room that was not near the busy street. Second room was quiet and wonderful!

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room location: I read the various suggestions to ask for a room on the upper floors, and made the request. The hotel is a green hotel and there is no air condition so you have to sleep with the balcony door open if you would like fresh air. As it was October, it was extremely cool so this was not... More 

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't get over how well our 3-day meetings went when held at this hotel. Close walking distances to the wharf and only a 15+ minute walk to Cannery Row. Rooms were clean and nice and the staff was exceptionally polite and accommodating. Many pluses, but the banquet food was the best I've had in several years. Stay there if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every year our annual conference is held at this facility and I always jump at the chance to stay at this hotel which is conveniently located next to Old Fisherman's Wharf. The location is outstanding and the rooms are exceptionally clean and comfortable. The thing that always surprises me is how quiet the hotel is. In all the years I... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location in downtown. Just a block or 2 from many reasturants. We managed to watch the game in a pub during the rain which was exactly what we liked. Room was clean and had a good view of the bay. Enjoyed coffee on our balcony in the morning. The breakfast buffett was outstanding not cheap buffett type but good... 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:4 star — Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 379
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Also Known As:
Portola Hotel And Spa At Monterey Bay
Portola Hotel Monterey Bay
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#3 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#3 Business Hotel in Monterey
#7 Family Hotel in Monterey
#10 Romantic Hotel in Monterey

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