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wiltshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for one night and what a treat it was. Our room was spacious and the bed comfortable. The bathroom was also a good size with great toiletries and plush robes. We particularly enjoyed using the rooftop hot tub; what a treat to look out over the ocean in beautiful surroundings. We also loved the views from reception and...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was flawless, with the exception of the bar being a little slow (maybe I'm just an uptight east coaster). There were some empty lots on the walk to cannery row. There were some homeless people there making the walk a little unrelaxed with our 3rd & 4rth grader.

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Fremont, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to be in Monterey, CA, there's no better place to stay than the Monterey Plaza. It's located on Cannery Row near the Monterey Bay Aquarium and close to many great restaurants and retail shops. The view from the ocean side rooms are the best of any hotel in Monterey. The quality of the facility and rooms is...

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Suisun City, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the "Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. This was by far the best break we have ever had. The staff, from the valet to the receptionist; the room service waiter to the restaurant staff/chef; and the maid to the general manager were all fantastic. We were made to feel so welcome, as if we...

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

Dear Lib2us, Thank you for sharing such a thoughtful review about your recent stay with us on Trip Advisor. On behalf of our entire staff, we are delighted you and your husband were able to unwind and relax at our property. We are thrilled to welcome you for your future bi-yearly visits to Monterey (perhaps you can visit even sooner!)...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stay at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. Views are amazing, staff is wonderful. Highlight was early one morning enjoying my coffee on the balcony and watched a whale go by...truly worth the cost.

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Roseville, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you want to spend a lot at Spanish Bay or Pebble Beach, this is the best hotel in the Monterey area. Nice rooms, very good restaurant and the service is outstanding. You can walk to the Aquarium or the pier and diving, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing and boating are all close by.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the nicest hotels I've ever stayed at. Beautiful lobby and bar, and very nice room. The location at the lovely Monterey Bay cannot be beat. Although I stayed here for a work assignment, it was the most enjoyable "paid vacation" I could imagine. Highly recommend this lovely hotel.

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Rocklin, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon entering the restaurant we knew it would be a dinner to remember. We were greeted and led to an amazing table. We ate and drank for the next two hours. We tried so many food and drink items. Yummy is the only word needed.

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't have much time to explore all of the facilities, but the room was very nice and in a good location. Lobby and restaurant areas were beautiful and the staff was accommodating for a late checkout!

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Vedbaek, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hotel. Right on the beach. The quality of the hotel and the rooms are true luxury level. We had a great room with a balcony and sea view. We couldnt get enough of the view! Dinner was amazing. Fitness was on top floor and also with an amazing view. I can highly recommend the hotel.

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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: $372 - $603 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Inland views are scenic and very cheaply priced vs the ocean views.”
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