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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brew pub”(80 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hotel was ok, nice location downtown Monterey, but VERY expensive for dark, 70's type hotel. Room was ok, but there are some things to consider: - CHECK IN TIME IS 4PM?! We had a wedding to attend, and this late check-in made it really difficult...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

Thank april77772016
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 1 week ago via mobile

The location it’s perfect! The hotel it’s gorgeous. The beds are terrible, small and the mattresses terrible. It doesn’t match with the hotel. The parking is $23, very expensive for this city. People are very kind.

Thank Anabela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel served its purpose (i.e. gave us a place to stay for the weekend) but there was nothing in particular that stood out enough to rate it above average (no, not even those cookies which I have to admit were pretty good). Pros -...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this hotel for a night’s stay. The lobby area is excellent and it has a bar and a restaurant. Check in was quick and I was given a room with a bay view. The room was very spacious, clean with big windows overlooking...More

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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
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 194 - USD 417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#4 Spa 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
USD 194 - USD 417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#4 Spa 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
2 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
31 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
"Ask for quiet room away from the kids wing"
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"Ask for water view if that is a priority"
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"Get a window view of the ocean"
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"Get a ro ok m facing the marina."
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