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While this is a very nice place to stay, close to the Monterey Pier and other local attractions, I experienced some issues. Again, this place is nice, the rooms are pleasant and are a little larger than average.
I attended a meeting at the hotel...More
First off, the hotel is very nice and the staff are very attentive. Our room was nice and the bed was comfortable, so what disappointed me.Two things, actually.
1 - There has been a heat spell in California, so our room was pretty warm when...More
One of the worst nights I ever spent in a beautiful hotel. There was no air conditioning. Had to attempt to sleep with the balcony doors open and ceiling fan on. Lots of noise from outside and the fan squeaked all night. Very disappointed. Would...More
My family and I came to this hotel for a wedding. It was a beautiful hotel. At check in the agent was not very welcoming. He didn't really give us any information about anything. He asked if we were gonna do self park and I...More
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Response from PortolaHotelSpa, Manager at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey BayResponded 29 January 2015
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Portola Hotel & Spa on TripAdvisor. We were disappointed to hear about your check in experience and the noise associated with the nightlife. We hope the next time...More
Great hotel - helpful staff and fantastic rooms - large, comfortable and really clean. We didn't eat at the hotel but it is highly rated, the bar was great too! Hotel is in a good location, easy to find and perfectly placed to park up...More
US$ 183 - US$ 413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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You can drive up to the front of the hotel at check-in, so no need to walk a long distance at all. The current construction appears to just be the convention part only, we didn't see any other construction going on.
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"We had a room close to the spa/pool area. Very convenient"