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Santa Barbara, CA
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Just returned from a two night stay at the Monterey Plaza. We couldn't get an ocean view room, but our room - second floor, directly across the street from where you drive into the hotel and register - was surprisingly quiet. The room was decorated well and was very clean. There were complimentary robes and plenty of towels and a...

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Arcadia, California
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We returned to this hotel to see more of the Monterey/ Carmel area. We had a balcony room overlooking the bay and it was terrific. You have room to sit out and have morning coffee or a glass of wine and just sit and enjoy the otters, the boats and the seals and sea lions. No surf to speak of...

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Lawton, Oklahoma
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We loved Monterey but the best part was this hotel. If we are ever lucky enough to go back, we would not go anywhere else. It is located right in the middle with cannery row to the right and the wharf to the left. We didn't need our car. We have stayed in many world class hotels and this was...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This hotel was a real find. It has an excellent location at Cannery Row, a superb view of the Bay, near the aquarium, modern rooms and facilities and a good staff. The restaurant was excellent for breakfast and just reasonable for dinner. They did not have the wine we ordered and since it was a California Pinot in the heart...

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san franciso, ca
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This review is specifically for the Vista Blue Spa, but from what I saw of the hotel (and the customer service I received), I would definitely like to stay here in the future. I needed to plan a bachelorette party in Monterey and, after doing some research, chose a spa day at the Vista Blue Spa at the Monterey Plaza...

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

Thank you for sharing your glowing review of Vista Blue Spa and choosing us to celebrate your bachelorette party. I am pleased that you and your party enjoyed your visit and found our staff to be exceptional. I will share your kind words with Andrea. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Sue Ushakoff Spa Director Monterey Plaza...

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 28 August 2013

This was our second time staying at Monterey Plaza Hotel. This time for our anniversary and we brought our 16 month old son. We all had a great time. The staff treated us GREAT. Johnnie at the bell desk even gave our son some beach toys to play with...which he loved. The rooms are so comfortable and the views are...

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

Dear Carrie, I am delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. There is nothing that provides me more joy than to receive compliments on the service provided by our Associates. Thank you again for your continued loyalty and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, John V. Narigi...

EDMONTON
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We spent 5 great days at the Monterey Plaza. We found it on trip advisor and were not disappointed. The hotel is beautiful and I highly recommend spending the extra $100 or so per night for the view of the bay. Not only is there amazing wildlife to see, such as sea otters, seals, birds and other animals but the...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Wow - what a great place to stay if visiting the area. We spent the week leading up to the Pebble Beach car show in the area and started with our first night at a grungy hotel in Carmel. Even though it was such a busy period I spent several hours trying to get a cancellation anywhere else but at...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The Monterey Plaza is an absolute first-class establishment in every way, overall installation, facilities and staff. Staying there is just a wonderful experience all around. It's the kind of place in which one automatically feels comfortable, at home and well and thoughtfully taken care of. I would never come back to Monterey without staying there.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2013

A one night stopover. Room underwhelming (not particularly large, quite dark, traditional and slightly outdated decor) for the price apart from the view of the sea which was enhanced by the binoculars with plenty wild life to view out at sea.The balconies are very narrow and, depending on where your room is, overlooked by lots of other balconies. Valet service...

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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: ₹ 16,853 - ₹ 28,832 (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 Monterey
Monterey Plaza Hotel And Spa
Monterey Plaza Resort
Plaza Hotel Monterey
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“Corner suite on third floor - a little walk but quiet and great views. Sun is awful bright in the morning beware!”
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