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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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Certificate of Excellence


#10 of 57 hotels in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
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 Certified hotel on the central coast of California, the hotel boasts 379 guestrooms and suites, an award winning full service day spa, three on-site restaurants including 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.
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Property amenities
Room service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Marina View
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Good location, easy in & out and close to a lot of activities. Amazing cookies. It would be nice if the pool was more centrally located and not in a separate building, but other than that everything was great. Parking was easy and a lot of restaurants and coffee shops near by.
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Hotel's Favorite
Upon pulling into the valet circle, we were met by Michael, a charismatic employee who helped with our ridiculously over packed luggage we prepared for a week in Monterey. The hotel is situated perfectly between the wharf and the public beach. The many surrounding bars and
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Response from PortolaHotelSpa, General Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
Responded Feb 18, 2019
Hi justhetip2020, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We were so glad to hear that you enjoyed the central location of the hotel along with nearby beaches and eateries - we genuinely believe it's all right here! Sincerely, Portola Hotel & Spa Management Team
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What a great hotel in perfect central location. Fantastic rooms. Super comfortable beds. The valet parking was great and when we left some items in the car they got them straight away for us. We had a birthday celebration the next morning and they arranged a fruit platter for
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The staff at the check in counter is very friendly and helpful. The hotel location is convenient and walking distance to many nice restaurant. Note: You need pay extra for the convenient hotel parking.
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We stayed for the weekend. At night the room was too hot. There was no air conditioning in room. The only available cooling feature was the windows but there was no breeze that night. The hot room temperature made it very difficult to sleep.
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$233 - $764 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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