I spent an amazing weekend with my wife and 35 friends on the Monterey Peninsula golfing and enjoying our time at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa. The service was brilliant, the rooms were comfortable and inviting and the hotel even though larger in size, had the small hotel feel with plenty of charm but with the amenities. The best of all worlds in my opinion. I'd go back in a heartbeat. I usually don't write reviews, actually this is my first one ever and it is well deserved. Schooners (the bar), and Duck Club (the restaurant) were terrific with excellent service as well. The views of the bay are beautiful as well, ask for a room overlooking the water to really top the weekend off.