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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Let me help you make an easy decision on where to stay in Monterey, CA. STAY HERE! you won't be disappointed! This Best Western PLUS has it all. We started our vacation with 4 nights in San Francisco and then drove South to Monterey for 3 nights. In hind sight, I wish we would have started here. We may have...

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Salinas, California, United States
Reviewed September 27, 2014

I travel extensively, and the Monterey Plaza is one of the best in the world for service, hospitality and overall experience. Highly recommend for the best way to see and enjoy Monterey Bay! We stayed for 3 days and enjoyed the local attractions at Cannery Row. The food and room service were great. Room and the property were immaculate. Hotel...

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

Dear Kent, Thank you for your glowing five-star review of your stay at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. Our team strives to ensure our guests fell welcomed and valued. I pleased to share your feedback with them. Your outstanding recommendation is the utmost compliment we can receive. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, John V. Narigi...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed September 27, 2014

It was my first time in Monterey and I will definitely be staying here again. The location was ideal for walking distance to Cannery Row (lots of restaurants and bars). The views were picturesque. The staff was happy and helpful, I only wish we could've stayed longer! We slept with the windows open and heard waves crash on the side...

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

Dear Jackie, Thank you for your lovely feedback about your stay at Monterey Plaza Hotel &Spa. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you plan on visiting us again. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, John V. Narigi Vice President & General Manager Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Oceanside, California, United States
Reviewed September 27, 2014

What an amazing gem this is! This is a full service hotel with emphasis on service... We wanted for nothing.. The room was very clean (I am extremely picky) The food at the hotel fantastic...The only thing we couldn't use was the spa but that was because my husband was recovering from neck surgery... We will save that for next...

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
Reviewed September 26, 2014

We're sorry that we spent only one night at this wonderful property and that we didn't spend much at the property itself during our stay. It was just a place to sleep for us, but my wife and I wish we'd been able to spend time soaking in the comfort and amenities. We paid for an ocean view room. The...

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PG County, Maryland
Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was my second stay. The last time I stayed at this hotel was 8 years ago, and I was so happy to see that the standard of excellence has not waned. It IS the place to stay in Monterey. From the Bell hop staff, Front Desk, etc. When we arrived, our room was not ready, so we walked down...

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Turlock, California, United States
Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is one of the really special accomadations on the California coast. Very nice rooms and he Ocean View Rooms are spectacular. Easy access to Carmel, and walking distance to to shops, restaurants, and the Aquarium on Cannery Room. The SPA service is exceptional, the staff friendly, and food service is alos quite nice. We enjoy the Piano Bar area...

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

Dear Jerry, Thank you for your glowing review and generous five-star rating about your stay at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. I’m pleased to learn that your enjoyed your ocean view accommodations and our central location on the Monterey Peninsula. Your kind remarks have been passed along to our team. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely,...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our stay at The Plaza was too short - this hotel is wonderful! The rooms are traditional but nicely decorated with some luxury amenities. We were upgraded to an ocean view room with a balcony and it was beautiful. We could hear the seals/sea otters playing in the bay from our room - so cool. The hotel staff was fantastic,...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have stayed at many places in Monterey, but none compared to our experience at the Monterey Plaza Hotel. We have stayed here twice since first finding the hotel, and we decided that this would be the only place we will ever stay at in Monterey. This hotel has it all: comfort (probably the most comfortable beds you can find...

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Castro Valley, California
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Wonderful overnight stay on the weekend. Super location. Easy in and out. Felt very clean and up to date. Could sit by the bay at restaurants or in the common patio with your own drinks, snacks, even Peets coffee in the morning. Only place I'm staying in Monterey from now on.

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 County > Monterey
Price Range: $241 - $514 (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 And Spa
Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey
Monterey Plaza Resort
Plaza Hotel Monterey
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#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Street view is pretty close to perfect if you have kids. The nightly music helps put them to sleep.”
Californiamamma, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms with a view of the bay are well worth it.”
  • View of the bay from our balcony that had FRESH Flowers!
gkmill, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Great views! Even the "partial" ocean was pretty awesome!”
Jsprajc, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid rooms by courtyard”
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“The harbor view will make you go "ahhhhh."”
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