Offering stunning views of Monterey Bay, a full-service spa and a private beach, the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is located only steps from Cannery Row and 10 minutes' walk from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The guestrooms offer a seating area, air conditioning, a TV with cable channels, and an electronics charging station. The private bathroom includes free toiletries, bathrobes, a hairdryer, and ironing facilities. Guests can also enjoy nightly turndown service. Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa features a rooftop fitness center. Guests can relax at the European Vista Blue Spa. The Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa features an elevated dinner restaurant, a casual all-day oceanfront restaurant, a lively lobby bar and a café. The elegant Coastal Kitchen restaurant offers an ever-evolving tasting menu with wine pairings. Schooners Monterey features contemporary American cuisine with a focus on sustainable seafood and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The Lobby Lounge serves local beers, wine, craft cocktails and light bites with live music in the evening. Tidal Coffee offers Golden Bean award-winning coffee blends, fresh pastries, breakfast and lunch items. 17 Mile Drive is 2.5 mi away from Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. The Monterey Regional Airport is 4.3 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
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2 queen beds
2 queen beds
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2 queen beds
2 queen beds
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2 queen beds
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
7.9
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.7
High score for Monterey
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Jeffrey
    United States of America United States of America
    The location and hotel room were very nice. The restaurants had pretty good food, and the views were outstanding. Most of the staff were very nice and accommodating. I would probably stay here again when returning.
  • Excaret
    United States of America United States of America
    This was honestly the best hotel we've ever stayed in. Very comfortable. Helpful staff. Good room service. Surprisingly quiet even though it's busy.
  • Colleen
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff is always so pleasant and accommodating. Even charged our car.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Schooners Monterey
    • Cuisine
      American • Seafood
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
  • Coastal Kitchen
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Local
    • Open for
      Dinner

Amenities of Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $43.92 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Couples' massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Beauty services
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
$50 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
$50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa on this page.

  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is 0.8 miles from the center of Monterey. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Body treatments
    • Manicure
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Locker rooms
    • Steam room
    • Bicycle rental
    • Massage chair
    • Pedicure
    • Body wrap
    • Beauty services
    • Couples' massage
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Fitness
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Suite

  • The prices at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa has 2 restaurants:

    • Schooners Monterey
    • Coastal Kitchen