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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

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Naperville
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found the staff to be completely helpful from start to finish. Booking the reservation and finding the best deals for my family and helping me with referrals to travel to California. I found that this Hotel & Spa had the best staff. I was unable to attend the Spa due to my kids age & the time frames it...

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Seattle
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Over priced but very nice property with an attentive staff. Good for a group business meeting. They did not honor the group rate of Ben though reservations were made a month in advance. Limited dining on-site but overall, a very nice place to stay. Rooms a bit dated.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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This is my 2nd time at this hotel, and I haven't changed my mind. It is very overpriced; poor hospitality; blah, boring rooms and facilities. Their "resort fee" of $30 a joke (which they don't tell you about when you book) is a joke. You get charged it even if you don't use the parking, spa, or another facilities.

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Salem
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location right on the water. We had a corner room which had two balconies one looking straight out into the bay and one balcony looking out at the marina on the 3 rd floor. We were upgraded to the executive suite. And it was close to the aquarium. My daughter had her own room and bathroom she really appreciate...

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Pleasanton
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Spa Terrace Suite. The room was large, and well appointed. The terrace hot tub was very nice, and would easily accommodate 4 adults. My only complaint is that the bed was well past it's use-by date. It was uncomfortably soft and springy. Some of it comes down to preference, but that bed needs to be retired.

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Richmond
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Each and every one of the staff members was attentive, helpful and polite. The setting is beautiful, right on the water and the rooms are very spacious however they can use an upgrade (which I believe is in the works). Oh and we ordered room service for dessert and it was amazing! Would definitely recommend the Monterey Plaza Hotel!

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Menlo Park
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The over all stay was outstanding. I wish that we could have checked in earlier and we look forward in going there again. If we could get some type of discount for the summer that would be great or military discount.

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Canandaigua, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights/2 rooms. Continent side room for the kids. Ocean view, for parents, room is worth the added expense. Staff was very attentive & sincere. Multiple dining options nearby. High end to family oriented themed restaurants. Bike & kayak rental less than 1 block away.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is good. Hotel service is good. SPA is good. I was charged for dining at the restaurant located on the property, which I have paid for on the spot and had a receipt for. Be careful when checking out, as someone can name a wrong room number and you might end up with a charge.

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Fresno
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a surprise getaway for my wife to celebrate our 26th Wedding Anniversary, so money was not too much of an option. I wanted a special place, one that we had seen and hoped to stay in at some point, and well this was that point. The Romance package was a good fit and my wife was impressed with...

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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: $346 - $686 (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 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Street view is pretty close to perfect if you have kids. The nightly music helps put them to sleep.”
Californiamamma, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a view of the bay are well worth it.”
  • View of the bay from our balcony that had FRESH Flowers!
gkmill, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great views! Even the "partial" ocean was pretty awesome!”
Jsprajc, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms by courtyard”
762terryk, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The harbor view will make you go "ahhhhh."”
decentcomfortwted, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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