Monterey

$247 – Monterey, Calif.: Waterfront 4-Star Hotel through March, 40% Off

Portola Hotel & Spa
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Sneak off to Monterey for a 4-star getaway at the Portola Hotel, located on the jagged California coastline that provided the backdrop for the hit HBO drama series "Big Little Lies."

Visit the world-class aquarium, laze on the beach and breathe in the crisp ocean air this fall or winter while saving up to 40% with our deal.

What's Included

  • Stay in a Portola King or Two-Queen Room through March 31:
    • $247 per night ... Sundays-Thursdays
    • $271 per night ... Fridays
    • $333 per night ... Saturdays
  • Stay with confidence — read more about the hotel's enhanced safety and cleaning procedures
  • Note: Due to local guidelines, some amenities and services may be limited or closed during your visit; please contact the hotel for more details

What You Need to Know

  • Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Price based on up to two guests sharing a room; higher rates apply for additional guests 
  • Children 17 and under stay free of charge when using existing hotel bedding
  • No resort fee
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-parking is $26 (US$21) and valet parking is $31 (US$25) plus tax per night
  • Pet-friendly; additional fees apply
  • For more details, see "Policies" and "Amenities" sections

91%
Enjoyed This
"Great hotel! Really nice location and enjoyed breakfast."
kiyomi
Feb 18, 2020 - San Jose, CA, USA
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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Within steps of the vibrant Fisherman’s Wharf and just a five-minute drive from Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Named one of the top 20 hotels in Northern California by Conde Nast Traveller readers the last five years in a row
  • A LEED-certified hotel focused on sustainability with composable products in the on-site restaurant, eco-friendly cleaning products, aluminum water bottles in the guest rooms and more

Overview

On the coast among the wineries and beaches of central California lies the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. The hotel is set on a historic plaza and is within walking distance of the vibrant Fisherman’s Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Rooms were renovated in 2020 and offer large windows, perfect for letting in that fresh ocean air and California sunshine. Guests will find recycleable, alumunium water bottles and biodegradable bath products to help reduce plastic consumption, as well as hypoallergenic bed sheets.

On-site amenities include a luxe spa, 24-hour fitness centre, outdoor pool and two on-site restaurants. Head to Jacks Monterey for breakfast or dinner, or visit Peter B's Brewpub, Monterey's original craft brewery for a cold pint and a bite. 

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Steam Room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking A Parking Fee applies and will be added to your bill:  
Self parking is $20 plus tax, Valet is $23 plus tax, per day. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.  This rate is subject to change at the discretion of the property.

  • Off-street parking
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Public car park (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Guests under the age of 18 require parental consent.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Extra bedding available upon request: free of charge.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
US$20 plus tax per night for older children and adults.

Extra bedding available in rooms with one king bed only.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request. Charges will apply.

A non-refundable fee of $50.00 USD plus tax, per room per night will be charged upon arrival, up to a maximum of $150.00 USD per room per stay.
Maximum of 2 pets per room.
Pets must not be left unattended in room.

Fees: A US$50 plus tax, per night incidental hold will be placed on the debit/credit card provided at check-in.
Car park fee: US$21 plus tax per night.
Valet service fee: US$25 plus tax per night.

The car park fee and valet service fee include in and out privileges.

Additional details: Due to local and state guidelines, some amenities and services may be limited or closed during your visit; please contact the hotel for more details.

  • Peets Coffee is closed
  • Room Service is currently suspended
  • Steam Room is open (spa appointment required)
  • Requests for rooms with bathtub can be made but are not guaranteed

Visit https://www.portolahotel.com/ourhotel/health-safety for more details.

Up to 40% Off

$247 / night

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When You Can Go

Through March 31

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

91%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay (CA) over the past 33 months.
4.5 Ambiance
5.0 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.3 Quality of Service
4.0 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Due to the corona virus we had to postpone our visit to a later month. The hotel staff were very helpful in allowing us a new date.
ANDY Mar 19, 2020 Vallejo, CA, USA
Other Comments
front desk manager tried to reverse our breakfast, though two other front desk people reminded us about it
Adelaida Feb 25, 2020 San Jose, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
We had a great stay. We only stayed 1 night. We were very close to the free trolley stop and to Fishermans Wharf. Check in and check out were easy.
Anne Marie Aug 29, 2019 Mississauga, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
Breakfast was included, but service was lacking. Many staff members but they stood around talking. Had to ask for coffee, drink refills. Had to ask three times for pancakes included on the buffet menu. Noticed some customers got better service than others. Noticed other people had to ask for the same things we had to ask for. Had more than enough staff, just didn’t provide the service.
Debra Feb 16, 2020 Fremont, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Friendly staff easy check in & out
Other Comments
Beautiful room, great breakfast buffet fantastic omelette station
sabrina Feb 18, 2020 San Jose, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great hotel! Really nice location and enjoyed breakfast.
Other Comments
The restaurant staff was very nice (especially Miguel).
kiyomi Feb 18, 2020 San Jose, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
location
Other Comments
very small rooms. Overpriced.
Maryann Feb 01, 2019 Westlake Village, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Love, love the Portola Hotel and Spa!!!
Other Comments
This property is the best in the City. Best rooms, best location, best staff!
Carolyn Aug 09, 2019 Upland, CA, USA

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$247 – Monterey, Calif.: Waterfront 4-Star Hotel through March, 40% Off

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