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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The Plaza is obviously a once-grand hotel in a primo location looking over Monterey Bay. In the grip of renovations, they are offering excellent rates which makes it pretty economical. Our room was vast beyond reason and as a result a little strange with as lot of empty space. Nice problem to have I guess! Close to Cannery Row (but...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a pleasant stay at the Monterey Plaza, and i can't really come up with anything negative about it!!! Except maybe that i personally think it is a bit pricey... I couldn't afford an ocean view (i could barely afford an inland view...!), and my bedroom was facing the other building, across the street. But i had a balcony,...

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Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Frist of all the hotel was very California. Second the rooms are very big. Third they have rooftop hot tubs which are very cool. Fourth thay have good food and service. Fifth it is in a great location. Last I could stay here again.

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1Thank london057
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hotel in Monterey. The rooms were large, the bathrooms recently renovated, and the location is perfect. The only downside is that the hotel does not have a pool. There is a spa/sauna, but kids under 13yo are not allowed. For a family vacation, that makes it a bit difficult.

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow really enjoyed my stay here .Came with family and was so excited clean and fresh .Close to many cool places to explore and shop.Very helpful front desk people willing to suggest all sorts of activities

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for the weekend. It was my wife’s birthday and she was greeted with a card at the front desk. The staff was amazing. Everyone greeted us wherever we went at the hotel. The Spa Staff was truly the best we have experienced. Overall the spa needs 6 stars and not 5! Room service was good, location was good, and...

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Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a partial ocean view room. While it wasn't a 180' view it was still amazing. Our balcony was literally over the ocean. We had sea otters sleeping in the kelp 50 feet away. We enjoyed listening to the waves right outside our back door. Each room has binoculars so you can enjoy the wildlife and boats in the...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to spend a weekend in Monterey for my 30th birthday with my husband, my mom and 7 month old son. I wanted to stay at a fancy hotel and splurge a little. So after reading some reviews about the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, I booked my trip! Although our stay wasn't disappointing, it wasn't anything out of...

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

Dear Gabi T., Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience you experienced due to our Renovation. These projects are designed to enhance your guest experience, however we understand they can be a disturbance. A formal notice has been placed on our website for a few weeks, however we have reported your Reservation experience to our Director of Rooms for...

Muenchenstein, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week with a large management team in this hotel. The staff was exceptionally attentive and friendly. As an example: we had a social gathering one evening when all the lights went out due to a blackout caused by a storm. There was no way for us to find our way back to the rooms (elevators didn't work,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been the this hotel several times and have never been disappointed. Within walking distance to several excellent restaurants, the aquarium and a stones throw from the coastal bike path. If you cycle you can't beat the rides right out of your door

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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 

Additional Information about Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $371 - $657 (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 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“We had an ocean view room with balcony. Its worth the extra!”
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“Ocean view is worth it”
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