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Stayed for 2 nights in Monterey with family to visit a whale tour in the bay. The hotel is ideally placed to walk everywhere. The town had a small food market on opposite the hotel which was fab, full of local produce and very friendly...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
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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
We weren't sure what to expect booking from Trip Advisor but this place is awesome! Quite a big property with a small property feel. From valet to checkin to checkout everything was above expectations. Short walk to the Monterey pier, great ground floor room, very...More
Booked a family room for 2 adults and 2 teens. The room itself was comfortable, extremely spacious and clean, as was the bathroom. We had a balcony just above the pool/hot tub area which was lovely. The reception was lovely, especially the trees! The receptionists...More
This is a really nice hotel, the reception area is lovely - really like the trees - and the rooms are very comfortable. We liked the location, although a little walk from Cannery Row it is near to the boats for whale watching and jetties...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.