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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

TravelocityUS$229*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Jose, California
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I just stayed there for three nights. It was my third stay with them. If you can get an ocean room that doesn't look over the plaza,, most of them provide TOTAL privacy on the balcony. You can be out there completely naked and only the birds and kayakers can see you. I slept every night with the sliding doors...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Got a deal on a two night stay here - didn't have an ocean view but a beautiful courtyard view. Love Monterey and staying here just made it perfect. The beds were so comfortable and we had preordered a welcome basket for the kids that was so yummy - for all of us!!! Loved the valet parking, quick easy check...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and five-star review regarding your experience at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. I’m delighted that enjoyed so many aspects of your stay. I look forward to sharing your review with our team and hope you will return again in the future. Sincerely, John V. Narigi Vice President & General Manager...

Sonoma, California
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I booked this hotel with a travelzoo or some type of discount offer months ago. I have stayed at several hotels in Monterey and Carmel and this was by far the nicest, so far. The staff was beyond accommodating. The rooms was very spacious, modern and clean. The location is tucked away, but right on the water and on the...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 20 January 2015

The "executive suite" I booked would have been fine for about $400, but for $1,400 a night, no. What was the extra $1,000 for? I have rented suites in the $400 to $500 range with comparable views that were much nicer. I've had bidets, fireplaces, large tub and separate large shower stalls. This hotel: An ordinary cramped bathtub/shower combo. Funky...

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

Dear Alan, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your visit to Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. I’m very disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy your stay or find value in our accommodations. Please accept my sincere apologies that your room did not meet your expectations. In addition, I’m disheartened to learn of the guest service issues. We...

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 18 January 2015

My husband and I recently had a wonderful romantic stay at the Monterey Plaza Hotel next to Cannery Row. This is our favorite 'go to' destination for a get-away weekend or mid-week overnighter! Their Schooner's patio is one of our favorite lunch spots to gaze at the bay and enjoy their delicious food and beverage offerings. My carne asada tacos...

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

Dear Mary, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback regarding your visit to Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. We’re delighted to be your “go-to” hotel in Monterey. Your compliments regarding your lunch at Schooners have been shared with our team. Enjoying the beautiful year-round weather above the Monterey Bay is an ideal way to spend a January day. We hope...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 18 January 2015

everything about this stay was fantastic. I've traveled more than I care to admit over the last ten years, both personally and professionally, and everything; the staff, the service, the amenities were all excellent. There's really no other choice for a stay in this area.

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Bardstown, Kentucky
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Got in late and left early but enjoyed our short stay. Staff was friendly. Rooms were nice. Location was ideal. Guys played golf and girls took advantage of hotel shuttle service to site see in monterey! Wish we had longer to stay to check out amenities. Had breakfast at hotel restaurant, very good omelet and even better views!

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Green River, Wyoming
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We were visiting California for a family vacation. Most of our plans required us to stay in San Jose but at the last minute we decided to add an extra day to our vacation and booked a room at the Monterey Plaza Hotel. We came into town by bus and was dropped within a block of the hotel. We checked...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 15 January 2015

This was my second stay at this special hotel. I had only a street view this time, but it was a very spacious room, with clean, luxurious marble bathroom. It is wonderfully located, a short walk up the street to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row, and all the tourist shops and restaurants, making it a great stay for...

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Neenah, Wi
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The rule in real estate is location and the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa has it all. The property is absolutely beautiful! Being from the Midwest, it was a dream come true. The property has class, character and its interior design is exquisite! Having too much to do with too little of time, we didn't splurge for the ocean view...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $343 - $759 (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 And Spa
Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey
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 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“The ocean view rooms are worth the extra expense”
Jackie70Silva, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Away from the restaurants and road”
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“waterfront balconies cost more but are worth it if you plan to spend any time in the room.”
JohnAlter, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“If ocean view is important, pay more for the ocean front room with balcony”
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“Partial ocean view worked out great with indirect sunlight in the mornings.”
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