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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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#17 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Excellent hotel. Excellent location. Excellent staff. It is just steps away from the Fisherman's wharf. Cannery row is at walking distance. The area is surrounded of good restaurants. No negative points.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We stayed here Big Sur marathon weekend as we were doing the race. Picked it basically because it was the race sponsored hotel. It had great accomodations and excellent central location. We had the breakfast buffet at the restaurant it was excellent. Never made it to Peter's Brewpub, but looked nice. Loved that you could walk out to fisherman's wharf...

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Auburn, California
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Beautiful location, and a nice hotel. No air conditioner and the only window by a very busy street. The only options are drip sweat or listen to buses and sirens all night long. The rest of the amenities are nice, but hard to enjoy when you are exhausted.

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2Thank Philip L
Ceres, California
Reviewed 30 June 2013

To finally have an opportunity at enjoying a second honeymoon in Monterey where we enjoyed our first date 23 years ago, and finding such a great hotel at a very good value with a summer special to beat, will make it very hard to easily forget. The staff were very helpful and pleasant to interact with. If enjoying dinner at...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2013

It is our first time at the hotel and we loved it! We have stayed at about 20 hotels with our baby and Portola was the first hotel to have the crib ready in the room, even before we check in. Most other hotels only get them after we arrive despite our request during the reservation. It may be a...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 June 2013

I went on a road trip to Big Sur and a couple of friends and I stayed at this hotel and it was AMAZING. The hotel was beautiful and peaceful with a lot of restaurants and other shops within walking distance. The pool and jacuzzi were a plus; everything was clean and the people were very respectful. If you plan...

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Thank Zaira C
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 29 June 2013

This hotel captures the best of Montere, with spacious, well appointed guest rooms ( sliding glass doors have screens that let the bay breezes in), You can hear the sea gulls scold each other in the distance as you fall asleep... And wake in the morning. It's a very short walk to the wharf and, in the other direction, restaurants...

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We had a business and pleasure trip to Monterey and stayed at this hotel for the meeting. The staff were friendly and helpful, especially when we arrived and got locked out of our car. They helped us contact AAA and soothed our otherwise frantic nerves. We stayed for a week, so long it began to feel like home. Highly recommend...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 28 June 2013

This location is great to experience downtown and a walk to Cannery Row. The rooms are nice and very clean. The staff is helpful and quick to respond (our ceiling fan battery was dead so someone came up right away).

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We stayed at the Portola for four nights while my husband attended a conference. This is a lovely hotel in a great location, in old town Monterey, next to Fisherman's Wharf.. With everything an easy walk, you do not need a car here. We had a slight issue at check-in - the front desk staff needed to be a bit...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Address: 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940-2419
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: £155 - £346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 379
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Portola Hotel And Spa At Monterey Bay
Portola Hotel Monterey Bay
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#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#4 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#4 Business Hotel in Monterey
#8 Family Hotel in Monterey
#9 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
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“Top floor has the best views”
YellowLabMom17, 24 May 2017 | Read review
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“Third floor rooms have patios & balconies. Leave the windows open to listen to the sea lions or close them and be in total quiet.”
melindar998, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Views are a premium, unfortunately - despite the location practically on top of the oceanfront.”
douglasb437, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“north facing toward the wharf there are annex rooms that are really nice facing the wharf as well”
530skiph, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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