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San Ramon, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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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Sunnyvale, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Registration Person, Marsha, went way and above the call of duty for my wife and I. She found a vacant upgraded suite for our use for very little additional money than our reserved master bedroom unit because that room was not ready. She then made a reservation for us at a very difficult place to get a reservation on... More 

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SF Bay Area
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on a last minute overnight to Monterey. This is always our first choice hotel in the area and I was happy to get the last partial ocean view room for the night. I was very happy with our room location right above Cafe La Strada. We had great views of the bay and were right in the heart... More 

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greensboro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Partial,ocean views are great. Piano player in lobby is a very nice touch. All views from lobby are fabulous. Great fitness room. Spa looked great but did not use. Rooms are good size. Valet service good and free shuttle tonrrsturants

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imsograteful
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, fast and friendly service from everyone!! Quality supper fresh food prepared just right. Everyone was so happy and made us feel so welcome. Johnathan our server was fast, polite and friendly we never felt rushed. My husband let him know this was the best Thanksgiving buffet we have ever eaten. I really appreciate all of the wonderful people... More 

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Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent seven nights at the Monterey Plaza Hotel as I was attending a conference at a different venue. I am a wildlife enthusiast with a particular interest in marine life. Monterey Bay has a reputation as being one of the best locations in the World to see whales and dolphins so the fact that the hotel... More 

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Monterey_Plaza, General Manager at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear WelshGourmet, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. We are thrilled that a marine-life enthusiast found such joy in our location as we are very fortunate to have so much wildlife to observe! Sincerely, John V. Narigi Vice President and General Manager Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa More 

Tadworth Surrey UK
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Very comfortable hotel. Bedroom was lovely, coffee facilities etc. spa a must visit. On the rooftop overlooking the sea where if you're lucky you can see the sea otters opening seafood on their tummies! In walking distance of restaurants and the Aquarium which is also a must. Loved Monterey.

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Monterey_Plaza, General Manager at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lisap, Thank you for sharing such a great review on Trip Advisor! We are especially happy to learn you got a front row seat to the adorable antics of our resident Sea Otters! They are some of our favorite locals. We look forward to welcoming you in the future! Sincerely, John V. Narigi Vice President and General Manager Monterey... More 

San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel in a fabulous location. It is right on the water and there are amazing view from the hotel lobby, the restaurant and the patios. There are a few places to sit out by the fire and listen to the waves. It is only a few blocks from the aquarium and many shops and restaurants are... More 

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Martinez, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great dinner spot, just be sure your there for sunset dining just awesome!.Smell the salt air as you fall a sleep!.Relaxing to the bone......great place to stroll around and buy something special for the wife!.

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Monterey_Plaza, General Manager at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear GaryRidenour, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. As your comfort and relaxation are our first priority, we are delighted to learn we exceeded your expectations. Sincerely, John V. Narigi Vice President and General Manager Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The locationright by the water is superb. The spa is on the top floor and the two hot tubs and steam room outside, so we had a fantastic view of all the birds and sea life. The rooms are gorgeous in a Californian old style with polished wood. It was super clean everywhere with comfortable bedsnd pillows. We were on... More 

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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 

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Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $334 - $584 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Corner ocean view is awesome”
  • Just one of our two balconies
 of 5 bubbles 720kellyp, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite on third floor - a little walk but quiet and great views. Sun is awful bright in the morning beware!”
 of 5 bubbles TammyClark, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Partial or full ocean view rooms are a nice touch but the windows won't seal out the sounds outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 333derekf, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We last stayed at 1414 and it was a beautiful, quiet room overlooking an elegant patio/garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 445josephd, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles webtravelreview, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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