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The Monterey Plaza Hotel is our home away from home. The staff from valet parking to room service is great! Susan Cox's is the best! The plaza makes our anniversary stay so magical. I highly recommend that you visit the Plaza. Walking distance to Cannery Row. Very romantic! Please visit!

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We have been to the Monterey Bay Plaza Hotel several times and each time it never disappoints! We had friends visiting from Colorado over Thanksgiving holiday and took them to Plaza Hotel as a surprise. Stephanie at the front desk was super nice and got our friends an upgrade to a corner suite, for a charge but a reasonable one....and... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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A real gem in the centre of Monterrey. Absolutely huge room and bathroom, we were disappiinted we were only here for 1 night. Lovely views across the Pacific and has a fabulous Seafood restsurant. Incredible value for money!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here on a family road trip up the California coast. We decided on this hotel based on the location and it did not disappoint. We opted for a partial ocean view room which was nice. Keep in mind that with the hotel being over the water, you will hear the water, waves, etc in the room. The... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous honeymoon spot! This is a beautiful and elegant hotel & spa. The view from our room was breathtaking seeing as we were over the water and woke up to the sunrise every day. The sun deck (part of the spa) was a magnificent view! Monterey Plaza is also located in a great spot because you're just a stroll away... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place and the attentive staff is there for you. They quickly learn your name and attend to every need in a professional and thoughtful way. Clearly customer service is a focus of this property. The location is amazing with great view out of every window, even rooms that face toward the street side. It is also convenient... More 

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San Jose, CA
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As our prior reviews will tell, we return and keep returning to the Monterey Plaza Hotel for years and more than once a year. We enjoy the classic, elegant accoutrements in the rooms and all areas open to the public including the LL corridor to the Restaurants and to other wings of the Hotel. All very pleasant with beautiful ocean... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really had a great time. We splurged for this hotel and for the Ocean View room. We were not disappointed. We were on the 3rd floor and had a great little balcony that looked out toward the pier. Gorgeous view. From our balcony we spotted the following: otters, seals, and yes, whales! We had many, many birds too. Beds... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On top of having a cozy, comfy room in a stellar oceanfront location, I'm appreciative of the customer service we received during our stay. At one point during our stay, there was an a.m. radio sound coming through one of the room walls. It sounded like it was in our room- pretty invasive, highly annoying and extremely persistent. We couldn't... More 

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San Ramon, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have make many trips a year to the monterey bay and only stay here now. The price for the quality of this resort cannot be beat. Quick walk to the Aquarium and great restaurants and the rooftop hot tub is AMAZING! We love this place!

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Relax on the water's edge at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. Dramatically perched over the Monterey Bay and located on historic Cannery Row, the Plaza is the perfect place to enjoy the gentle sounds of the surf, the fresh scent of sea air and all of the activities that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. The only Forbes Four Star rated hotel in Monterey, the Plaza welcomes you with its warm Mediterranean ambiance and its legendary personalized service. While here, enjoy our roof-top Vista Blue Spa, the European-style Café La Strada, and our waterfront restaurant, Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar.For the comfort of our guests, all sleeping rooms and balconies are 100% non-smoking. In addition to taxes, a $27 per night resort fee applies to all reservations, which includes valet parking, guestroom internet, access to the spa facilities and local phone calls. Periodically, the Plaza is host to events such as weddings, dinners and concerts which may be seen and heard from sleeping rooms. Every effort is made to keep the times and volume of these events within reason. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $334 - $580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 290
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Also Known As:
Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey
Monterey Plaza Hotel And Spa
Monterey Plaza Resort
Plaza Hotel Monterey
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Corner suite on third floor - a little walk but quiet and great views. Sun is awful bright in the morning beware!”
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“Partial or full ocean view rooms are a nice touch but the windows won't seal out the sounds outside.”
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“All the rooms are great. Haven't had a bad one yet.”
 of 5 bubbles Lizakasen, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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