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Within 5 minutes' walk of Fisherman's Wharf, the Portola Hotel & Spa is 1 miles from the historic Cannery Row.

Guest rooms feature a flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. The private bathroom include eco-friendly amenities and a make-up mirror. Select rooms offer views of the harbour.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Portola Hotel & Spa has been welcoming guests since 15 Nov 2008.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Window on the Bay Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    450 yards from property
  • San Carlos State Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    950 yards from property
  • Aeneas Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    1,250 yards from property
  • Del Monte Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    1,500 yards from property
  • Houghton M. Roberts Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    1.6 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
  • Have you taken any precautions for check-in because of the coronavirus?
    Our property is temporarily closed, expected through June 2020. During this time our leadership team is working on new procedures for re-opening.
    Answered on 8 May 2020
  • we have a golden doodle. Are you pet friendly?
    We allow up to 2 pets per room. Fees are $50 for the first night and $25 for each add. night for a max. of $100 per day for deep cleaning afterwards.
    Answered on 8 May 2020
  • Hi, I can see on the photographs most rooms have a balcony. Does the harbour view King room have a balcony?
    Not all Harbor view King rooms have a balcony. Balconies are on request only and are based upon availability.
    Answered on 22 July 2022
  • Is a rollaway bed available?
    Rollaway beds can be requested at time of making your reservation. They are ONLY allowed in rooms with a king bed due to fire safety standards.
    Answered on 8 May 2020
  • we have a service dog
    We waive our Pet Cleaning Fee for our guests with Service Animals.
    Answered on 6 May 2022
Hotel surroundings *
2 restaurants on site

    Jacks Monterey

    Cuisine: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

    Peter B's Brewpub

    Cuisine: American

    Open for: Dinner

Facilities of Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and costs USD 9.95 per 24 hours.
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs USD 31.36 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • 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
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Pet bowls
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Full body massage
  • Couples massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Portola Hotel & Spa takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
17+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$58.18 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Portola Hotel & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests may make reservations for a maximum of 9 rooms. 10 or more rooms is considered a group and needs to be booked directly through the sales department.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR tests are available at this property at no extra charge for those exhibiting symptoms consistent with the virus and have been confirmed by an accredited doctor.

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

FAQs about Portola Hotel & Spa

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

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Full body massage
    • Swimming Pool
    • Back massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa facilities
    • Couples massage

  • The nearest beach is just 500 yards from Portola Hotel & Spa.

  • Portola Hotel & Spa is 150 yards from the centre of Monterey.

  • Check-in at Portola Hotel & Spa is from 16:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Portola Hotel & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Portola Hotel & Spa has 2 restaurants:

    • Peter B's Brewpub
    • Jacks Monterey

  • Room options at Portola Hotel & Spa include:

    • Triple
    • Quadruple
    • Double
    • Suite

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Portola Hotel & Spa by:

    • Taxi 15min