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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Luxurious hotel right by the water. Outdated decor (think 1990s) but very well maintained. Wonderful service and spacious room. Lovely rooftop hot tub with fireplace. In room dining was excellent. 15 minute walk to the Monterey bay aquarium (you can actually buy tickets to the aquarium at the hotel). Would love to stay here again if I ever come back... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Monterey is a really nice, if a bit touristy town and the Plaza offers amazing views of the bay in a brilliant location for exploring. However the rooms were very dated, which among other small things lead to the stay feeling overpriced.

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San Jose, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this through TripAdvisor, the reservation clearly stated that it would be a balcony Ocean View. When I saw the confirmation, it showed only a partial Ocean View. It took several emails to get that error straightened out...but it was well worth getting the correct full ocean view room. It was a stay to celebrate my husband's birthday. The... More 

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful 3 night stay at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa. We were able to upgrade to a full ocean view room. From our room and balcony we were able to watch sea otters in the kelp beds below and sea birds in flight. Binoculars were made available in our room. The housekeeping service was excellent. We... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we really enjoyed our time here. The room was clean, well decorated and in a great location. They gave us warm cookies upon check in, and that was awesome. Staff was all friendly and helpful. Would come again!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful hotel with a great location and amazing views over the bay. The rooms are large with a beautiful bathroom. The restaurant was a let down we went for a meal and were ignored the left waiting to the point we walked out. We then went to complain at reception the manager was most apologetic promised action gave us... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were only there for an overnight. And because the hotel's location is perhaps the best that we could tell out of the others around the vicinity the rates surely reflect that fact. The rate includes a $27 resort fee; this includes in/out valet parking privileges, use of their spa, and (what I did not realize until later) their wifi.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped overnight on a trip around California. The hotel is in a wonderful location on the coast in Cannery Row. The outside areas are lovely a great place to sit and enjoy the scenery while having a drink. The room was as requested wheelchair accessible, it was large and spacious, clean with a good bathroom including roll in shower. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall, our experience was as expected. The hotel is a walking distance to Cannery row attractions, and you pay a lot for it. The room was great, we had a partial ocean view from the balcony, and a view of some ugly construction building next door. I would say the main attraction here would be location, even though it's quite... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent just the one night here on our trip down Highway 1, could quite easily have stayed longer. The hotel has a great location on Cannery Row overlooking the sea. Try and go for a sea view or partial sea view room. There is a pair of binoculars in the room to watch the seals and other wildlife. The rooms... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Relax on the water's edge at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. Dramatically perched over the Monterey Bay and located on historic Cannery Row, the Plaza is the perfect place to enjoy the gentle sounds of the surf, the fresh scent of sea air and all of the activities that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. The only Forbes Four Star rated hotel in Monterey, the Plaza welcomes you with its warm Mediterranean ambiance and its legendary personalized service. While here, enjoy our roof-top Vista Blue Spa, the European-style Café La Strada, and our waterfront restaurant, Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar.For the comfort of our guests, all sleeping rooms and balconies are 100% non-smoking. In addition to taxes, a $27 per night resort fee applies to all reservations, which includes valet parking, guestroom internet, access to the spa facilities and local phone calls. Periodically, the Plaza is host to events such as weddings, dinners and concerts which may be seen and heard from sleeping rooms. Every effort is made to keep the times and volume of these events within reason. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range: $262 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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