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Hotel was ok, nice location downtown Monterey, but VERY expensive for dark, 70's type hotel. Room was ok, but there are some things to consider:
- CHECK IN TIME IS 4PM?! We had a wedding to attend, and this late check-in made it really difficult...More
Great dog friendly hotel and price. Great location walking distance to wharf and downtown. Clean and large room and lively lobby with fur babies everywhere - even pet friendly restaurant. Highly recommend- we’ll definitely return.More
Response from PortolaHotelSpa, General Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey BayResponded 12 March 2018
Thank you for your review of the Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We were glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Monterey and had an opportunity to experience local attractions within walking distance from the hotel. We hope to have...More
The location it’s perfect! The hotel it’s gorgeous. The beds are terrible, small and the mattresses terrible. It doesn’t match with the hotel. The parking is $23, very expensive for this city. People are very kind.
The hotel served its purpose (i.e. gave us a place to stay for the weekend) but there was nothing in particular that stood out enough to rate it above average (no, not even those cookies which I have to admit were pretty good).
I visited this hotel for a night’s stay. The lobby area is excellent and it has a bar and a restaurant. Check in was quick and I was given a room with a bay view.
The room was very spacious, clean with big windows overlooking...More
We parked in the parking lot across the road that was manned with a barrier and you had to get a token from the hotel, can't remember how much it was. We didn't use the hotel valet parking as didn't want to pay their... More
We parked in the parking lot across the road that was manned with a barrier and you had to get a token from the hotel, can't remember how much it was. We didn't use the hotel valet parking as didn't want to pay their prices. All safe and secure.