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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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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 Certified hotel on the central coast of California, the hotel boasts 379 guestrooms and suites, an award winning full service day spa, three on-site restaurants including 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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Front desk staff at check in were extremely helpful, polite, and friendly. Hotel was very busy being the Thanksgiving weekend. Room, clean and quiet. Good quality of comfort for a good nights sleep. Did find the shower and sink water next morning luke warm at...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 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here several times and this was our first time since the remodel was completed. We stayed here for Thanksgiving weekend on the top floor looking towards the water and wharf. The room was very nice and large. There is a refrigerator but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary with 4 days at the Portola. Naiomi, the concierge, made our stay especially memorable with her thoughfulness and kindness. The staff was fantastic!More

Response from PortolaHotelSpa, General Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey BayResponded 3 days ago

Hi KSSTRICKLAN, First and foremost, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your experience at the Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback and kinds words about our staff and especially our Concierge Naiomi. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in 2011 and really enjoyed our stay, but this time in November 2018, the quality went down. The lobby is as gorgeous as ever and service is good. However, the rooms are old. The rooms only have a non-central heater. Our room...More

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Capucine C
7 November 2018|
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Response from PortolaHotelSpa | Property representative |
Hi Capucine C, Portola Double rooms are best for sleeping four. We recommend you call our on-site reservations department to discuss the best possible accommodations for your family and rates for your stay. Please call us... More
Justlynn J
3 November 2018|
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Response from PortolaHotelSpa | Property representative |
Hi Justlynn J. Check-in is at 4pm. If you have additional questions about the property please call us directly so we may assist you with the necessary information to make your stay wonderful. Toll Free (888... More
22 October 2018|
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Hi Alexandra O, The Portola Hotel & Spa offers a parking garage for all hotel guests. Self-Parking: $20 per day (In/Out Privileges) Valet Parking: $23 per day (In/Out Privileges) For additional information about parking... More
Room Tips
"High floors with Marina views"
5 weeks ago
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"You may want to ask for an ocean view room."
3 Nov. 2018
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"High Floor ...Marina View.."
17 Oct. 2018
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"Get a room with AC."
15 Oct. 2018
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USD 193 - USD 393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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