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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 3, 2014

It may be pricey, but you get value for that money. The restaurant is better than most of the restaurants in town, and you're eating on a deck over the ocean. You're 15 minutes walk from Fisherman's Wharf in one direction, and from the whole of Cannery Row in the other. The staff are all friendly and helpful, and the...

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Zionsville, Indiana
Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Monterey Plaza Hotel was just great. However, I have to say that having a Bay view really made it. We could watch otters playing in the bay, people scuba diving, kayaking, birds, etc. Had a great view of the whole bay. Part of the view as made possible by having the "suite" which was the two rooms that connected...

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had an ocean view room to watch the ever-changing waterfront scenes. Service was superb from Schooners Restaurant to housekeeping. Each person tried to be helpful and made our stay comfortable. The hotel is in walking distance to the aquarium. It is also a short drive to Carmel. We enjoyed the peaceful location after a busy day. Amazing that the...

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1Thank soxfan333
Reviewed July 2, 2014

the staff at Monterey Plaza hotel and spa were amazing. my wife and I went for 1 night during our honeymoon and everything was perfect, from the location, the room, the food, and again, the staff. we were also provided strawberries dipped in chocolate, everyones favorite! thank you to everyone at the Monterey Plaza!

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed July 1, 2014

The hotel is beautiful----Large open entry area, great patio overlooking Monterey Bay, and staff members everywhere wanting to assist you, direct you or answer questions. From the time you drive into the valet parking area to the time you enter the room, you will be greeted by the valet, the concierge, the front desk clerk and the bellman. The hotel...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Being from the East coast, a visit to the Monterey peninsula has been on my bucket list for many years. The Monterey Plaza did not disappoint. Even though it is on Cannery Row, we found the hotel very peaceful and subdued. Perhaps late June is not crowded due to damp, chilly weather. However, the weather was remarkably good. Our ocean...

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Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed June 30, 2014

was a very nice place, rooms were quite good, service was very good also. not our usual level of accommodation, was very impressed with the views from our room, over the bay and the boat harbor. was an easy walk to the cannery area.

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Bay Area
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have stayed in the Monterey area for a number of years. My wife and I have resisted staying by the downtown area because it seemed it would be noisy. We were so pleasantly surprised! Our room looked out over the ocean and we regularly saw seals, sea otters, and many types of sea birds. The staff was helpful and...

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Oakland, CA
Reviewed June 30, 2014

I'm from the San Francisco Bay area and this is my new "go to" hotel for a mini vacation. I first stayed at the hotel after finding their the Girls Getaway package on line- what a deal! I went with a friend and had a lovely time of pampering. I enjoyed the stay so much a promised to return with...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 30, 2014

What can I say? We went to the hotel for a week to celebrate our 27th anniversary. We told the hotel in advance. We had a 3rd floor inland view room without balcony which worked out at just over £160 per night. The view was of the top of the entrance canopy and an uninspiring view of the same hotel...

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • 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 

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Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $276 - $494 (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 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Oceanside rooms have nice views but are a bit speedy than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles Tom-Gail, yesterday | Read review
“We had an ocean view room with balcony. Its worth the extra!”
 of 5 bubbles Rumor1, 1 week ago | Read review
“The 1400's floor is where the construction was currently happening, but it will move around.”
 of 5 bubbles TheConstruct, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ocean view is worth it”
 of 5 bubbles RobTheAeronaut, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Inland views are scenic and very cheaply priced vs the ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles I1419THsteved, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
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