Monterey Conference Center

Monterey, CA Conference Center
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ChainIndependent / Other
Total Meeting Space7,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms720
One Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940


Room Features and Guest Services

  • Internet Access


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Security
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Space (Semi-Private)
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • AV Capabilities

Venue Accessible By

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance Floor
  • Loading Dock
  • Staging Area

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space7,000 sq. m
Meeting Rooms20
Largest Room1,779 sq. m
Second Largest Room991 sq. m
Space (Private)2,837 sq. m
Space (Semi-Private)102 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)1,858 sq. m
Exhibit Space1,900 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms720
Singles (1 Bed)302
Doubles (2 Beds)386
Tax Rate8.265%
Occupancy Rate10%


Local Attractions

Cannery Row

1 mi. away
Welcome to Cannery Row in Monterey, California, the most popular vacation destination on California's Central Coast. This historic waterfront district on Monterey Bay was made famous by writer John Steinbeck, who illustrated Cannery Row life in his colorful stories. The best of Monterey hotels, attractions and recreation, authentic Monterey restaurants, convenient shopping and exciting Monterey nightlife are all found on Monterey's Cannery Row.
700 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA, US 93940

Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

1 mi. away
Fisherman's Wharf is a historic wharf in Monterey, California, United States. Used as an active wholesale fish market into the 1960s, the wharf eventually became a tourist attraction as commercial fishing tapered off in the area. Fisherman's Wharf is technically known as The Old Fisherman's Wharf, to distinguish it from the current commercial wharf (known as Municipal Wharf #2).
Fishermans Wharf #1
Monterey, CA, US 93940

Monterey Peninsula Airport

4 mi. away
Monterey Regional Airport is three miles southeast of Monterey, in Monterey County, California, USA. It was created in 1936. The airport was known as the Monterey Peninsula Airport until the board of directors renamed it on September 14, 2011.
200 Fred Kane Dr #200
Monterey, CA, US 93940

Distance from Airport

  • 6.12 km from Venue


  • Paid Parking$7.00 / day
  • Street Parking


The Monterey Conference Center is the only conference facility in northern California steps away from the waterfront. With approximately 70,000 square feet of meeting space and 825 sleeping rooms at adjacent hotels. The Monterey Conference Center sits on the edge of the largest marine sanctuary in the United States - the Monterey Bay. Playful sea otters, graceful pelicans, harbor seals and sea lions entertain visitors walking from Fisherman's Wharf to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The 70,000 square foot Monterey Conference Connection offers three levels of outstanding meeting space including an exhibit hall, ballrooms, luxurious boardroom, breakouts, patios, galleries, terraces and banquet facilities. The Monterey Conference Center is connected to the Portola Hotel & Spa and the Monterey Marriott, which provide 720 sleeping rooms. The Conference Center is also near a host of other exceptional brand name and boutique hotels, inns and motels, as well as incredible restaurants and fascinating points of interest. Visitors from around the world come to Monterey for its scenic beauty and its history as California's first capital. Monterey is also known as the Language Capitol of the World because of the diversity of languages spoken and taught here. For golfers seeking a once in a lifetime experience, the world famous Pebble Beach Golf Links is just ten minutes from Monterey. And shoppers can enjoy the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, just five minutes from Monterey. Monterey is easily accessible by air. The Monterey Peninsula Airport is located just 10 minutes from downtown, hotels and the Conference Center.

Additional Information

The Monterey Conference Center continues its level of excellence and world recognition as a respected meeting facility. All team members are given the tools and training to perform their jobs in an effective and professional manner. Each team member is given guidance and motivation to achieve their goals in personal and professional development. The Monterey Conference Center is undergoing an over 60 million dollar renovation to reconfigure meeting space to be more flexible and giving it a fresh, new look and state of the art technology.


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