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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we arrived at this hotel after driving all day.we booked it while driving because we had no other rservation and wanted a good hotel to spend the night. If i had known that this will be such a perfect experiece i would have changed my trip and stayed a few more nights! (which we were almost tempted to do). first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our second time at the hotel. Would not have stayed here again, but was given a gift card for it as a gift and am glad it got a second chance. I liked our stay much better this time. First, hotels in this area are on the high side on weekends and the location of this hotel is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a large sprawling hotel, right in the middle of Monterey, It is in walking distance to everything, so you can park your car in under covered parking and enjoy your holiday on foot! We stayed in the hotel part above the Spa, and the parking garage. The room was well appointed, and comfortable. We were on the main... More 

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Stony Brook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first time that I stayed at the Portola Hotel and Spa and I will certainly be back! I had the good fortune of being "stuck" in California due to the recent blizzard on the east coast. I originally planned to stay two nights for a work conference, but ended up needing to stay an extra two. Both... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love Monterey and love coming to the Portola Hotel and Spa! The room was well appointed, comfortable and very affordable. We loved visiting the Peter B's Brewery and had an awesome waitress and delicious clam chowder. Thank you Portola Hotel and Spa for making our stay so enjoyable.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pros: + Walking distance to piers, aquarium. Brewery inside hotel. + Covered valet parking + Pet friendly + Good deals during weekdays. Cons: - Rooms feels a bit dated. Needs an update. I would come back to stay.

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PortolaHotelSpa, Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Hello Francis K, Thank you for taking the time to post a Portola Hotel & Spa review on TripAdvisor. We were delighted to hear you had the opportunity to visit Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s original craft brewery. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Monterey Peninsula soon! Sincerely, Portola Hotel & Spa Management Team More 

Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room overlooked the walkway and we loved listening to the chatter of people walking by. Great location. Room was very clean and nice. Coffee maker is a small Keurig so bring your favorite type with you. Easy 5 minute walk to the wharf and great restaurants within walking distance.

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PortolaHotelSpa, Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Hello marisameeks, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed the Hotel’s location just steps away from historic Fisherman’s Wharf. We look forward to welcoming you back to Monterey soon! Kind regards, Portola Hotel & Spa Management Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with a business group and was pleasantly surprised just how top notch this hotel was. It is definitely upscale and very relaxing as well. The restaurant (only there for breakfast) and lounge were excellent.

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PortolaHotelSpa, Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jim W, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about the Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We were delighted to hear you had a relaxing stay and had the opportunity to enjoy Jacks Restaurant & Lounge while in Monterey. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Portola Hotel & Spa Management Team More 

Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent corner room looking at the Wharf and Bay, nicely appointed with full window Plantation shutters and balcony with 2 chairs. Large upscale bathroom with lots of amenities and robes to use for the room or pool area. Full set up with a Keurig coffeemaker! Staff was friendly and welcomed us upon arrival. Our housekeeper was pleasant and made our... More 

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Thank Kay M
PortolaHotelSpa, Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Hi Kay M, We were delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Portola Hotel & Spa and had the opportunity to dine in Jacks Lounge. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Monterey Peninsula soon! Sincerely, Portola Hotel & Spa Management Team More 

Clovis, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a two night stay while in town for a conference, and can't wait to go back just for fun! The room was wonderful! Super clean, and had everything I could possibly want or need. Keurig coffee maker was a nice amenity. The shower was HUGE, and the nice robe in the closet was toasty. The bed was so... More 

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