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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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#16 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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US$230*
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Mill Valley, CA
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Since I paid $500+ for a harbor king suite, the expectation was that this was a fine hotel in Monterey. It certainly is that but it needs some updating (the carpets were probably hip and cool back in the 1970s) and they act like a Motel 6 when it comes to billing. $5 to simply print out e-vouchers issued through...

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Hi TravelOnPurpose, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about the Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We value you as a guest and we want you to know that we greatly appreciate your feedback about your recent check in experience. We always make it a point to share guest feedback with our team to improve future...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Portola was our second place to stay on a trip from LA to Portland. We found some good, but mostly poorly advertised hotels along the way however, Portola was the best place we stayed the entire trip. Although looking ragged from a long day on the road, the staff at Portola was incredibly kind, welcoming and even gave us 3...

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Hollister, California
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This is such a gem of a hotel right downtown. The back portion of the hotel faces the Pacific Ocean. Regardless of which room your in, you are a minute or two walking distance to the ocean. Rooms are clean, staff welcoming and helpful, and prices are great when compared to the prices a little further down the road toward...

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Corcoran, CA
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Returned to the Portola once again. It's where I always look first for a reservation. But I must admit I look for special pricing. I did book to include two free adult breakfasts and the $224 a nite doesn't hurt so much. You can't beat the location because everything you need is within walking distance or you can catch the...

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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

If you visit Monterey you have to stay at the Portola Hotel and Spa. There's no need to leave the grounds they have a great restaurant and brew house on site. The Harbor Views rooms are a must. To top it off the staff was excellent.

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1Thank Jim328
Antioch
Reviewed 14 July 2014

My husband and I stayed there for 2 nites and it was awesome as usual! The staff was great, room was great, the cookie from the reservation desk is sooooo good! We went to Cibo across the street and danced the nite away! We always feel so relaxed there and it's like our home away from home. We have been...

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Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful hotel! We had a family wedding and they accommodated all of us. It is so pretty and the staff was so helpful. Would definitely stay there again. The rooms did not have AC but the patio door opened at night along with the ceiling fan was enough. The location was excellent within walking distance of all the...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I loved this hotel from the moment I walked in and they handed me a cookie! It is in a great location, reasonably priced, clean, and there is a great restaurant downstairs. There is nothing to complain about. I will definitely be back.

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

I spent 4 nights here for a conference and was very pleased with the entire experience. The hotel is lovely, the lobby is gorgeous, and the cookie was one of the best I've tasted from a hotel. I asked for a room away from the elevator, as I don't like noise ... well, I got what I asked for! 110...

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California
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I would definitely stay here again, this hotel is clean and nice. Close to Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row. Very small heated pool, good service. Although restaurants and bars around the area are kind of dead.

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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(R)-EB certified hotel on the central coast of California, the hotel boasts 379 guestrooms and suites, an award winning full service day spa, two on site eateries, 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: €163 - €354 (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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