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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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Carmichael, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our stay at the Monterey Plaza Hotel. The hotel is beautiful and sophisticated with quiet, stated elegance. Our room had a view of the harbor with a nice balcony to enjoy it. The sound of the ocean and waves was wonderful to hear while sleeping. And wow, what comfy beds and bedding. The nighttime "turn down" service is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the time u pull up to this hotel till you leave , you will be treated as if you are a special guest ! Acknowledged by every hotel employee in the friendliest manner. Rooms are lovely. Restaurants have amazing food and views.

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Temecula, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed three nights at the Monterey Plaza Hotel during a business trip and found it to be wonderful. It's old-world, historic luxury welcomes you in the main lobby, and the ocean view cannot be beat. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and exceptionally kept. The convenience of having an on-site bar, restaurant, spa, and coffee shop should not go unnoticed.... More 

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Awater, Ca
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in the Plaza Hotel now for the 12th time for our annual conference in January. The Plaza is a beautiful hotel! It is perfectly situated on Monterey's Cannery Row. The rooms are great, the staff is professional, personable and very friendly. The spa and services are very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly let me say this is a lovely hotel. It has a beautiful position with great views, nicely appointed rooms and good facilities. It was also lovely going to sleep hearing the waves gently lapping below, and waking to the sound of seals barking. However I think we expected something exceptional ( especially considering the price ) which for us... More 

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Temecula, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Monterey Plaza last weekend, everything was wonderful the staff was great. The last night we came back to the room and no toilet paper, it took them 20 minutes to get it to us. There were no wash clothes in the room either. I know it sounds minimal but to top it off my boyfriend left... More 

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the best hotel we stayed in in California, by some way. Everything, from the room to the service was superb. A wonderful setting, overlooking the bay and harbour and it's wildlife. It's so good, we have just booked another trip to the States just so we can come back to this hotel - and we live in the... More 

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Laton, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love to travel to Monterey, Ca. and when we do, we love staying at the Monterey Plaza. The staff is amazing! The rooms are clean and very nice. The king bed is very comfortable. And the view! The view! Each evening of our stay, we enjoy Happy Hour, overlooking the bay at sunset. We usually take our 10 speed... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a high end hotel. Staff is prepared to attend to your every need. Location is in the heart of and easy walking of many sights, dining and shopping choices. Seaside views and sounds are soothing. Rooms are very well appointed and comfortable. Food is excellent. But all of this comes at a steep price. Gratuities are not included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have had the pleasure of staying at the Monterey Plaza hotel over the years and never disappointed. The staff are welcoming and attentive, the décor tastefully done and the view beyond words. There is nothing better than to crack the balcony door open at night and go to sleep the sound of the surf. Better is to wake to... More 

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Monterey_Plaza, General Manager at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued loyalty and for sharing your experience with other travelers about your stay at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. I am delighted that our guest service and accommodations could make your stay memorable. We hope to welcome you back again. Sincerely, John V. Narigi Vice President & General Manager Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa More 

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  • Cannery row(102)
  • Very nice(31)
  • Sea otters(25)
  • Ocean view room(25)
  • Valet parking(20)
  • Hot tub(20)
  • Resort fee(18)
  • Great location(15)
  • Friendly and helpful(14)
  • Vista Blue(8)

Additional Information about Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 290
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Also Known As:
Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey
Monterey Plaza Hotel And Spa
Monterey Plaza Resort
Plaza Hotel Monterey
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#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#6 Green Hotel in Monterey

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