$175 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 17, 2015 Check-out: May 18, 2015

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

4 stars
View map of 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
50 reviews
Fantastic Stay

fantastic room, fantastic stay, fantastic location. close to everything! See full review

  • Arnold A.
  • Feb 19, 2015
Amazing night stay

We stayed for a night while traveling from SF to SD, everything was perfect. Staff was incredibly... See full review

  • sdsurf
  • Dec 29, 2014
Monterey hotel includes every ingredient for a great coastal getaway
From a sun-soaked lobby with live trees reaching toward atrium skylights, to luxurious, soul-satisfying spa treatments, the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay offers a complete experience that's distinctly Monterey. Stay in one of 379 recently-renovated rooms and suites where floor-to-ceiling windows provide awe-inspiring views. Dine in Monterey's first and only microbrewery -- the on-site Peter B's. Hit the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail and walk or bike to Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. parking is available on site for an added fee.
Highlights
  • Extensive meeting and event facilities
  • Within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf
  • Monterey County's top-ranked day spa
  • Peter B's Brewpub is the city's only microbrewery
  • Fitness center with outdoor plunge pool and Jacuzzi
Rooms
All guest rooms and suites at the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay are comfortable and stylish, with the perfect blend of sophisticated taste and a coastal, casual tone. Choose from harbor view, executive harbor view, courtyard view and Portola guest rooms, as well as studio suites. An executive suite and presidential suite also are available. All accommodations include down pillows, organic bath amenities and high-speed Internet access (fees apply). Most feature a 42-inch LCD TV and a balcony.
Features
For a completely restorative stay, visit Spa on the Plaza at the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. The largest day spa in the area, Spa on the Plaza offers spa days such as the four-hour Oceana package, which includes thalassotherapy, a seaweed wrap, full body massage, sea mask facial and botanical hair treatment (fees apply). Hotel guests enjoy complimentary use of the spa's fitness center, outdoor plunge pool and Jacuzzi. Personal training and fitness classes also are available (fees apply).
Dining
Peter B's Brewpub at the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay is Monterey's only microbrewery. The beer is incorporated into dishes such as beer-braised pulled pork -- enjoy great pub food with a handcrafted hefeweizen, classic Pilsner or seasonal brew.
Transportation
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (53.1 mi/85.6 km)
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
Attractions
  • Adjacent to the Monterey Conference Center
  • Fisherman's Wharf Monterey (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Cannery Row (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (1.2 mi/2 km)
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • Catering services available
  • Adjacent to the Monterey Conference Center
Policies and fees

  • Self-parking fee is $19.
  • Valet parking fee is $22.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay Rooms

Portola Rooms
Situated throughout the hotel, our Portola Guest Rooms offer nautically inspired residential style design with city or terrace views. Our Portola Rooms features either a King or two Double beds with oversized club chairs, shuttered windows, organic green bath amenities and variety of other personal touches.

Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
General
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Parking
Parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
50 out of 50
Amenities:
4.2
Cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.8

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Patty N
Business
American Canyon
Mar 24, 2015

It was ok

First time in monterey and we were expecting a room with a view, they didnt have anything available. The room next to us had a dog that kept barking all day and all night. The location was great. But other than that im not sure if i would stay there again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
garth n.
Business
Fresno
Mar 16, 2015

great location

Beds are comfortable. Great location. Clean rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Arnold A.
Business
N/A
Feb 19, 2015

Fantastic Stay

fantastic room, fantastic stay, fantastic location. close to everything!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ygbfkm
Business
Campbell
Jan 24, 2015

Nice hotel

Nice hotel in a good location. Far enough away from the tourist traps of Monterey, but they are still convenient to get to via the free shuttles or a short walk.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Alvarado Street Brewery is a couple minute walk. Great food and beer. There is also a decent brewery in the hotel.

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Biker 50
Business
Foster City
Dec 30, 2014

Monterey Hotel

Great location! Room was nice, maybe a bit expensive. Hotel staff was courteous, but not very responsive to requests.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sdsurf
Business
N/A
Dec 29, 2014

Amazing night stay

We stayed for a night while traveling from SF to SD, everything was perfect. Staff was incredibly friendly and allowed us to check in early and upgraded our room! Location is perfect and within walking distance to everything. Hotel is beautiful!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sdsurf
Business
San DIego
Dec 3, 2014

Amazing resort in amazing location!

From start to finish, we had an amazing experience. We arrived a little early, Troy was extremely nice and accommodating to allow us to check in early with an upgrade to harbor view room. The resort is absolutely beautiful and in a perfect location, a short walk to all the attractions. We grabbed a quick bite and beers the pub on site which was good a well priced. Parking was $17 which is pretty normal in CA so didn't think too much of it, they applied to room bill which made it a breeze checking out. Thanks!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
John J.1964
Business
Nevada City, California
Nov 20, 2014

Great location

This Hotel is in a great location downtown walking distance to everything. Would be a 5 Star rating if the Hot Tub was open past 10pm on weekends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Weekend Getway Gal
Business
San Jose, CA
Nov 19, 2014

Anniversary Weekend

We enjoyed being close to everything to walk to nice restaurants, enjoy the ocean, and all the Monterey Bay has to offer!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dinner at Montrio Bristro was AMAZING!

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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mindyxu
Business
Sacramento
Nov 4, 2014

Love it

This is the businesses trip, only stay one night, the hotel very clean and the bed is very comfortable!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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