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Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brew pub”(80 reviews)
“fisherman's wharf”(280 reviews)
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Reviewed today via mobile

This special hotel is located inside the Monterey bay, the room is big.Service is good and the restaurant has a great atmosphere serving goods and great drinks. If you want and like, you can running through the wharf. I very recommend

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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

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First things first: The main building of the hotel is really beautiful. It has also a good location near Old Fisherman’s Wharf. But we waited nearly 30 minutes for checking in. We got the room 212 in the side building of this hotel, which was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous location and beautifully updated hotel! With a short visit we wanted to see everything and you can do that with ease staying here. Walk to the Monterey Aquarium (about a 30 minute walk) along the waterfront. It's also a few minutes to...More

Thank lizziehey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent several days at Portola and enjoyed it quite a bit. It's very close to the pier and an easy walk to all kinds of food & drink options in Monterey. The hotel is pretty modern and appears to have been updated recently. The...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
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 206 - USD 455 (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 Business Hotel in Monterey
#4 Spa 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 206 - USD 455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Monterey
#3 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#4 Business Hotel in Monterey
#4 Spa 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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"Rooms on the 3rd floor have very nice outdoor patios"
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"Book direct with hotel, all the reservation people are helpful"
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"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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