Portola Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.6 in 3258 reviews. 379 rooms.


Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Monterey Bay, the AAA Four Diamond Portola Hotel & Spa reflects the captivating spirit of a rich, historical setting surrounded by everything the Monterey Peninsula has to offer.

The welcoming environment at Portola begins with warm homemade chocolate chip cookies at check-in. The Portola Hotel & Spa is the only LEED® Certified hotel on the central coast of California and boasts 379 guestrooms, 50,000 square feet of meeting space with the adjacent Monterey Conference Center, an award winning full service day spa, two on site eateries and more.

Guestrooms have been inspired by the nautical influence of the Monterey Bay, featuring elegant wood furnishings, sustainable mattresses made from renewable resources, hypoallergenic pillow toppers, duvets, and pillows; 300 thread count linens, eco-friendly bath amenities, shuttered windows, as well as high speed Internet access and 42” LCD flat-panel televisions. Most guestrooms offer private balconies with ocean, garden terrace or pool views, and all rooms are non-smoking.

The Portola Hotel is one of California’s premier family-friendly destinations offering easy access to Monterey’s

Within 5 minutes' walk of Fisherman's Wharf, the Portola Hotel & Spa is 1.6 km from the historic Cannery Row.

Guest rooms feature a flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. The private bathroom include eco-friendly amenities and a make-up mirror. Select rooms offer views of the harbour.

Spa Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Portola Hotel & Spa

  1. Monterey Bay Coastal Trail

    Short but beautiful ..

    140 m from hotel
    Monterey Bay Coastal Trail

  2. Monterey Farmers Market

    Also guava juice can be found here.

    182 m from hotel
    Alvarado Street

  3. Montrio Bistro

    Bread pudding to die for.

    200 m from hotel
    414 Calle Principal

  4. Monterey Bay

    Beautiful place to spend the day, the coastal trail is great if you hire a bike, pretty flat and very scenic. Shops on the wharf are pretty pricey and full of touristy tat!

    230 m from hotel

  5. Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

    Pork Belly flatbread will change your life. Beer is terrific.

    248 m from hotel
    426 Alvarado St

  6. Downtown Monterey

    Such a lovely day for a nice walk and some window shopping.

    305 m from hotel

  7. Monterey Sports Center

    The kettlebell class is a great workout. Nia technique (mix of yoga and dancing) is not as intense, but very relaxing.

    319 m from hotel
    301 E Franklin St

  8. The Poke Lab

    Get a Poke Lab Bowl (can be made gluten free) with fixings of your choice. Spicy mayo is a must. The only thing that could make this better is if there was one in Alabama where I live.

    360 m from hotel
    475 Alvarado St

  9. Monterey Bike Path

    Great bike and pedestrian path

    437 m from hotel

  10. Parker-Lusseau Pastries

    Oh my gosh, amazing pastries - the almond croissant and kouign aman are both amazingly buttery, flaky, and just plain delicious.

    0.6 km from hotel
    539 Hartnell St

  11. Dennis the Menace Park

    Awesome park!

    0.8 km from hotel
    777 Pearl St

  12. Monterey Plaza Hotel

    Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa was named #22 hotel in the United States in TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Hotels awards. See TripAdvisor user reviews at

    1.2 km from hotel
    400 Cannery Row