Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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Monterey, CA Hotel
ChainIndependent / Other
Total meeting space5,574 sq. m
Guest rooms379
Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

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Monterey, CA Hotel




AAA Four Diamond Hotel U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Certified Conde Nast Traveler's Reader’s Choice Award, 3 Years Smart Meetings Best Eco/Green Hotel, 5 Years Stella Award, Best Green Initiative, Far West Region Meetings Today Best Of, U.S. Hotels for Meetings Wine Spectator Restaurant Award, 3 Years


Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Outside caterers allowed
  • Pet friendly
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Water sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Portable heaters
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space5,574 sq. m
Meeting rooms25
Largest room1,779 sq. m
Second largest room1,041 sq. m
Space (Private)5,574 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)5,574 sq. m

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms379
Single (1 bed)145
Double (2 beds)224
Tax rate8.85%
Occupancy rate10.195%




Local Attractions

Downtown Monterey

Business district
1 minute away
A mecca of cultural and historical diversity downtown Monterey features dining, shops, tasting rooms, museums, entertainment, and a weekly Certified Farmer’s Market.
Alvarado Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Scenic 17-Mile Drive

15 minutes away
One of the most scenic drives in the world. Experience an enchanting world full of dramatic coastal cliffs, snow-white beaches, mystical forests, and iconic golf courses.
17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, CA 93953

Old Fisherman's Wharf

1 minute away
Historic Fisherman's Wharf features restaurants, shops, whale watching, sailing, and fishing. Watch the boats sail into the harbor or visit the cafe location for HBO's Big Little Lies.
#1 Old Fishermans Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940

Cannery Row

5 minutes away
With its picturesque charm and colorful history, Cannery Row captivates visitors with enticing restaurants, shops, and attractions like the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Monterey Bay Aquarium

5 minutes away
Visit an array of exhibits showcasing sea otters, penguins, sharks, jellies, and more. The aquarium, offers a spectacular look into the sea life that calls the National Marine Sanctuary their home.
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940


11 minutes away
World-renowned Carmel-by-the-Sea provides an array of offerings from wine tasting and shopping, to art galleries and scenic walks along a white sand beach.
Ocean Avenue
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Historical Monterey

Historical landmark
1 minute away
Historical buildings and landmarks can be toured daily or viewed by exploring the Path of History, which is marked by round, yellow tiles embedded in the sidewalk throughout the downtown area.
Downtown Monterey
Monterey, CA 93940

Big Sur

45 minutes away
Big Sur is a rugged and breathtaking stretch of California’s central coast known for winding turns, seaside cliffs and views of the often-misty coastline.
Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Getting Here

Getting to the Monterey Peninsula and the Portola Hotel & Spa couldn't be easier. Fly directly into Monterey's hassle-free airport located just 10 minutes from the hotel. Airlines servicing the Monterey Peninsula Airport include American, United, Alaska, Allegiant, and US Airways, offering over 80 flights daily. Other travel options include flying into San Jose International Airport, a quick one-hour drive or San Francisco International Airport, a one and a half hour drive from the picturesque Monterey Peninsula.


  • Paid parking$21.00 / day
  • Valet parking$24.00 / day

Distance from airport

  • 5.79 km from venue

Affiliated Organizations


Experience the best of California meetings and events at the AAA Four Diamond Portola Hotel & Spa, located steps from Fisherman’s Wharf in the heart of Downtown Monterey. A perfect coastal venue welcomes your guests in a modern, tree-lined lobby, designed to reflect the best of California coastal luxury. As one of the first, LEED® Certified hotels on California’s Central Coast; the Portola Hotel features 379 guest rooms and suites, as well as 60,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor, flexible meeting space with the adjacent, newly renovated, Monterey Conference Center. As the region’s largest and most diverse conference facility, the Portola Hotel can accommodate groups and events of all sizes including: small and large conferences, eco-friendly events/meetings, board meetings, product launches, galas, and celebratory functions just to name a few. The Portola Hotel features a dedicated 1 Gigabit (Gbps) Internet connection, as well as on-site Event Technology staff. Our seasoned sales, catering, and convention services team is here to ensure your meeting or event is a success, every step of the way. Home to an award-winning day spa, 24-hour fitness center, four on-site dining experiences including a craft brewery and Peet’s Coffee; the Portola Hotel has just completed the addition of an expansive terrace with fire pits and living walls for outdoor dining and special events. The Portola's central location is ideal for guests to walk to beaches, coastal recreation trails, shops, wine tasting rooms, galleries, and more. It’s all right here.

Additional Information

In addition to its walking-distance proximity to Monterey's marquee attractions, such as the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, Portola Hotel & Spa provides convenient access to lesser known treats such as the Path of History, a historical tour depicting Monterey as the first state capital of California, which passes through the hotel's waterfront plaza; scenic running and bike paths – voted by USA Today as one of the “Top Ten Coast Bike Paths in the U.S.” – immediately adjacent to the hotel, nearby sea kayaking and paddle boarding facilities, the Monterey Maritime and History Museum, Memory Garden, and the Pacific House Museum.