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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #6 of 53 hotels in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Corcoran, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to the Portola once again. It's where I always look first for a reservation. But I must admit I look for special pricing. I did book to include two free adult breakfasts and the $224 a nite doesn't hurt so much. You can't beat the location because everything you need is within walking distance or you can catch the... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Monterey you have to stay at the Portola Hotel and Spa. There's no need to leave the grounds they have a great restaurant and brew house on site. The Harbor Views rooms are a must. To top it off the staff was excellent.

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Antioch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed there for 2 nites and it was awesome as usual! The staff was great, room was great, the cookie from the reservation desk is sooooo good! We went to Cibo across the street and danced the nite away! We always feel so relaxed there and it's like our home away from home. We have been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful hotel! We had a family wedding and they accommodated all of us. It is so pretty and the staff was so helpful. Would definitely stay there again. The rooms did not have AC but the patio door opened at night along with the ceiling fan was enough. The location was excellent within walking distance of all the... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hotel from the moment I walked in and they handed me a cookie! It is in a great location, reasonably priced, clean, and there is a great restaurant downstairs. There is nothing to complain about. I will definitely be back.

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights here for a conference and was very pleased with the entire experience. The hotel is lovely, the lobby is gorgeous, and the cookie was one of the best I've tasted from a hotel. I asked for a room away from the elevator, as I don't like noise ... well, I got what I asked for! 110... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely stay here again, this hotel is clean and nice. Close to Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row. Very small heated pool, good service. Although restaurants and bars around the area are kind of dead.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Portola Hotel and Spa was a wonderful place to relax. It was really nice to take the short walk to fisherman's wharf and stroll back to the hotel without any stress. Great location; no worries about going anywhere for breakfast, lunch, dinner--downtown restaurants few steps away. can't wait to return to relax again in the very nice clean room.

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Santa Clara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful property with friendly staff and well sized rooms. Just behind the hotel is the historic Portola Square and Fisherman's wharf and the beach are a stone's throw away. There are a few restaurants on Alvarado Ave, but we went to Cannery Row to enjoy vegetarian dinner by the bay. At check-in, the kids received a treasure map from the... More

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Eureka, Ca
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Portola Hotel on an overnight to Monterey. Karen checked us in and was fabulous! She offered us warm cookies and had my kids set up with pirate bags. Our room was incredible with amazing views. The service here was great. Room service was up quickly when ever we needed anything. It was clean, quiet and made for... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey #3 Spa Hotel in Monterey #4 Family Hotel in Monterey #4 Business Hotel in Monterey #8 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
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The Portola Hotel & Spa reflects the captivating spirit of a rich, historical setting surrounded by everything that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. Your stay at the Portola Hotel begins with warm homemade chocolate chip cookies, provided at check-in. As the only Silver LEED(R)-EB certified hotel on the central coast of California, the hotel boasts 379 guestrooms and suites, an award winning full service day spa, two on site eateries, a craft brewery and more! Portola Hotel & Spa is one of California's premier family-friendly destinations offering easy access to Monterey's favorite attractions. The hotel is also pet friendly. ... more   less 
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