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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Nice hotel on a beautiful spot, Spa and restaurant fascilities are good and the service is excellent. The price is in the higher range due hotel segment. Rooms are nice and have enough space, downside was the airconditioning on the room, made a lot of noise. I reported this to the hotelmanager he promissed to have a technical inspection for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

This was just the perfect stay. We loved every moment of our stay here. Wish we could have stayed more than one night! We checked in and immediately saw a sea otter from our window, the binoculars in the room were a lovely touch. The wildlife in the bay is just beautiful. We then went up to the spa, which...

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Pittsburgh PA
Reviewed 11 August 2014

The Monterey Plaza Hotel was a wonderful and relaxing stay. Everyone in the Hotel was friendly and the service was excellent. My ocean view room was the Best! The 5th floor Jacuzzi was very welcoming after a busy day of walking. The outdoor restaurant has the best clam chowder in a bread bowl and I have it every year staying...

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Dublin
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Wonderful hotel in a great location. Check in was fast and hassle free and room was very large, very luxurious and the view from the window was amazing. We could see sea otters in the water from our hotel room which was a real novelty. The staff were really friendly and helpful especially those in the wonderful restaurant and the...

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San Francisco, ca
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I know if it not the cheapest but, if you can spend the extra $100 on an ocean view room,wake up on the ocean, in a quite, clean and comfortable room; do it. The bed is comfortable, the hotel is romantic AND kid friendly (rare). But most important, the staff is really attentive, smiling, helpful. I have stayed at various...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Breathtaking views, beautiful rooms, and a gorgeous lobby. The hotel is amazing. The moment you walk in, sets the tone for your entire stay. The lobby with its fireplace, player piano, breathtaking views of the water, and beautiful staircase, leave you with a feeling of luxury and comfort. The outdoor area has a large fire pit surrounded with comfortable seating...

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1Thank S Z
Reviewed 9 August 2014

This hotel provided excellent friendly service from the moment we walked in. Friendly check-in and helpful staff. The view from the room and restaurant was superb and we were within easy reach of a relaxing coastal path that took you through the historic "cannery row" along to the seals and sea otters playing in the surf! The room was large...

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redlands california
Reviewed 9 August 2014

A beautiful ocean view setting in a superior walkable Cannery Row Monterey location. Excellent in nearly every way including the check in experience, the lobby, the rooms, the view. The hotel restaurant is not 5 star but very good. The meeting rooms for conferences are average at best and seemed to be an afterthought and are not well designed. Departure...

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

Thank you for sharing your comments. I am disappointed to learn you were underwhelmed with the quality of our meeting rooms and that your experience at checkout was below our standards and for that I do apologize. Your insight provides us a valuable training opportunity to ensure a similar occurrence does not occur in the future. I’m glad that you...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Our room was lovely. Right on the water .We watched the Seals and Otters in the Bay. We were there for our 59th Anniversary . What a pleasant surprise that the Staff celebrated with us !!! The chocolate covered Strawberries were delicious !!! What A great experience

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We spent 2 fabulous nights at this gorgeous hotel. The highlight was sitting on the balcony observing the seals and otters play. They even provide binoculars. It was such a tranquil, gorgeous setting. Also walking distance to many great restaurants, shops and the famous Monterey Aquarium. Highly recommended!

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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: RM1,107 - RM1,907 (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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#1 Luxury Hotel in Monterey
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#1 Business Hotel in Monterey
#1 Family Hotel in Monterey
#1 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
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