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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

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

Hi april77772016, 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

Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Blake3754
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank gaiaelena2000
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$192 - US$546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#4 Business Hotel in Monterey
#7 Family Hotel in Monterey
#9 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$192 - US$546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#4 Business Hotel in Monterey
#7 Family Hotel in Monterey
#9 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Jeannine K
1 March 2018|
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Response from shawzys | Reviewed this property |
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
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Aja B
13 February 2018|
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Response from Daniela A | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I’m not Shure of the balconies. Mine have it. I really didn’t care about the view since we didn’t spent to much at the hotel.
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jamaicabitty
30 October 2017|
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Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
We heard no noise at all
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Room Tips
"Sea view would be nice but atrium view not unpleasant."
LucyDoll
2 million years ago
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"Get a view of the wharf/marina!"
391heathero
2 million years ago
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"Some of the rooms are at a different wing nearer to the car park but away from the reception or lobby."
Citytraveller88
2 million years ago
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"Request a room with a sea-view"
rwilli2
2 million years ago
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