4.0 out of 5

With a stay at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay in Monterey, you'll be connected to the convention center and minutes from Monterey Convention Center and Fisherman's Wharf.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Maritime Museum and Stanton Center.

Make yourself at home in one of the 379 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. High-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers body treatments and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. This resort also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in Monterey? This resort has 50,000 square feet (5 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Extended parking is available onsite.

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 02 February 2017 to 31 March 2017 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Front desk
  • Lobby
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event space at this resort measures 50,000 square feet (5 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, a sauna, and spa services are also featured at the family-friendly Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. For a fee, parking is available. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out.

This 4-star Monterey resort is smoke free.

  • 379 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 9 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 8 conference rooms
  • 50,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 5 sq m of conference space
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wired internet access ( USD 9.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay offers 379 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Monterey resort provides wired high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 11 AM.

Jacks - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Peters B's Craft Brewery - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 6 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Hotel guests can access the spa’s fitness center, steam room, sauna, locker rooms, spa tubs, and pool located adjacent to the spa.

In addition to its proximity to Monterey’s marquee attractions, including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay provides convenient access to the Path of History, a historical tour depicting Monterey as the first state capital of California, which passes through the hotel’s waterfront plaza; scenic running and bike paths immediately adjacent to the hotel; nearby sea kayaking and paddle boarding facilities; the Monterey Maritime and History Museum; Memory Gardens; and the Pacific House Museum.

Monterey is home to 18 championship golf courses, including Pebble Beach Golf Links, Del Monte Golf Course, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, and Links at Spanish Bay, which are all less than six miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 50 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 150 lb)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 5.95 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 9.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 23.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Portola
  • Monterey Bay Portola Hotel
  • Portola Hotel
  • Portola Hotel Monterey Bay
  • Portola Monterey Bay
  • Portola Hotel And Spa At Monterey Bay
  • Portola

You should know

Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation. Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work. Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.