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Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

ocean front room, nicely appointed. wonderful spa. fire pit at lower lobby to keep you warm - even on in the morning. We will be back. Lyndsey and the staff at Schooners were wonderful. They have a shuttle service that will take you locally.

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was here for work. Two nights and was blown away. Been many times to the area for work and always stay downtown. The location, quality, and class of this hotel is superb. Got an inside view room on the end and had the luck of a partial ocean view. Excellent service and accommodations, would definitely stay here again, hopefully when... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our family trip to Monterey, CA and decided to try local hotel that had good ratings. The hotel is very nice right by the water with a small beach for the kids. Staff was very attentive and nice. The only criticism was the walls are paper thin. We could hear our neighbors as if they were in the... More 

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Merced, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can't say enough about this property! We had a corner room with 2 balconies so it seemed like the sun rose in our room every morning. Love breakfast while watching the Otters play. Plus the fitness room with full ocean view is unbelievable. We want to go back soon to check out the Spa.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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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Thank Signsofthejoker
California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 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 4 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 5 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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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: $331 - $572 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“ask for the main building not across the street”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipG912, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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