US$189 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 1 Sep 2015 Check-out 2 Sep 2015

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

4 stars
View map of 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
4 reviews
Portola Hotel

Clean upmarket hotel right in the middle between the town centre and the wharf, great location for... See full review

  • rush2005
  • 5 Jan 2015
We travelled with a 15 month old

We travelled with a 15 month old baby so the quality of the hotel was very important. Service was... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • 16 Aug 2010
Assuring high standards of comfort, discreet luxury and friendly atmosphere, Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers.
General
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay offer 50,000 square feet of flexible event facilities as well as meeting and exhibit space for every need. For a Healthy State of Mind, Body and Soul, you can rejuvenate in the Portola Spa and Fitness. Parking (fees apply), accessible facilities, babysitting (fees apply), gift shop, tours/ticket assistance, business centre and Wi-Fi access in public areas are also available for added convenience.
Location
Ideally located against the picturesque backdrop of Monterey Bay, Fisherman's Wharf and downtown, Portola Hotel & Spa is within walking distance to the world-class Monterey Bay Aquarium, pristine beaches, harbour as well as dining and entertainment options.
  • NOTE: In-room Wi-Fi access fee is $9.95 USD/day, for up to 5 devices.
  • Self-parking fee is $19 USD/day (in/out privileges).
  • Valet parking fee is $22 USD /day (in/out privileges).
  • Pet fee is $50 USD/accommodation, per night (maximum of $100 USD/stay).
  • Rollaway bed fee is $20 USD/night.
  • Property has no resort fee.
  • 10 min drive to the Airport
Dining
Monterey Bay Portola Hotel & Spa offers three very unique dining and entertainment experiences. The restaurant and bars offers a distinctively different atmosphere and an extensive menu of food and drink, satisfying every craving.
Rooms
Relax and unwind in one of the 370 spacious guest rooms or 10 luxury suites, many with spectacular bay vistas. Each room is furnished in a unique residential style and include a boutique room decor, reflecting the fabulous seaside location and Monterey's historical charm. Wi-Fi access is available for a fee.

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay Rooms

Portola Rooms
Situated throughout the hotel, our Portola Guest Rooms offer nautically inspired residential style design with city or terrace views. Our Portola Rooms features either a King or two Double beds with oversized club chairs, shuttered windows, organic green bath amenities and variety of other personal touches.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
General
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness centre or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking

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Hotel Map

36.6015 -121.8945
Area served
Monterey
Nearby airports
Monterey Peninsula Airport, (MRY), 3.80, MI, E; San Jose Intl Airport, (SJC), 75.80, MI, N; San Francisco Intl Airport, (SFO), 101.30, MI, N; Oakland Intl Airport, (OAK), 105.70, MI, N;

Dining

Jacks Restaurant & Lounge
Enjoy fresh, local, California cuisine at Jacks Restaurant. Dine in Jacks bustling, fireside dining room or dine alfresco on the outdoor petfriendly heated patio. Reserve Jacks wine inspired private dining room for a special occasion or intimate get together. Jacks Restaurant features a European breakfast buffet daily and is a popular hot spot for lunch, boasting the best salad bar in town. Jacks award winning Executive Chef, Jason Giles, designs a new dinner menu each season inspired by the coastal beauty and bounty of the Monterey Bay.
Peter Bs Brewpub
Montereys original craft brewery, Peter Bs Brewpub is the perfect place for enjoying a cold beer and delicious pub food. With delicious, locally-brewed award winning craft beer, 18 high definition televisions, and a delicious pub menu stocked with innovative, local favorites, Peter Bs Brewpub is a favorite among Monterey breweries and bars for visitors and locals alike. Make new memories with friends and family when you explore Peter Bs Brewpub

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
16:00
Check-out:
00:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
4 out of 4
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4.5
Value:
3
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Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
rush2005
Couples
traveller
7 Jan 2015

Portola

Nice clean comfortable hotel. We booked a two bed room and these were only double beds. The rooms will be due an upgrade at some point as it's looks as if they have had 10 years of use. The lobby, reception all very nice but the additional fee for parking and WiFi is a big turn off for the cost. The hotel lacks amenities but is central to both the wharf and centre. Overpriced at $300 but this may be due to the area as much as the hotel. The little things count and WiFi $+, parking $19 and lack of amenities drop the hotel from a 4 to a 3 star. On rooms and location alone it scores a 4.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
rush2005
Couples
traveller
5 Jan 2015

Portola Hotel

Clean upmarket hotel right in the middle between the town centre and the wharf, great location for walking at night for bar / restaurant. When you enter the lobby it feels a grand luxury hotel and the rooms were certainly luxury 10-15 years ago but like everything with age deterioration creeps in and complacency occurs. Given the area and the location of this hotel they can pretty much charge what they want - unfortunately on top of the room rate you will have to pay for WiFi and Parking, these little things make an already expensive hotel more expensive. It is a reasonable 4 star hotel but overpriced for what you get but this is as much to do with the area as it is the hotel. We only stayed one night and at $300 all up I wouldn't stay again here. Service excellent, rooms ok, location great, amenities lacking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
could have
Family
Las Vegas
15 May 2013

Room problems

Well the view was not a good one we were facing the view of the court yard it was dirty of bird poo and cobb webs on the next roof. The fan in the room made noise also no water pressure in the shower

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
16 Aug 2010

We travelled with a 15 month old

We travelled with a 15 month old baby so the quality of the hotel was very important. Service was exceptional and room was lovely. Wish we could have stayed longer.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

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