Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

400 Cannery Row, Carmel / Monterey, CA, USA

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Hotel Description

You don’t get to be the grand dame of Monterey Bay by accident, and there are a lot of reasons we keep coming back to the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. For starters, there are more than a hundred years of hospitality on the books here: they’ve had time to perfect their unique brand of personalized service. Then there’s the location. This isn’t just coastal property — the hotel was literally built over the bay’s crashing surf, a glittering centerpiece of the historic downtown Cannery Row. But above all, it’s the unrelenting California-ness of the place that gets you.

This is one of those hotels where you should probably go ahead and upgrade to an ocean view — you won’t have a balcony experience quite like it anytime soon unless you’re on a cruise ship. If you’re feeling ambitious, the presidential suite comes with a 500 square-foot sun deck with a whirlpool and 180-degree views of the bay. But even the entry-level rooms have a presidential feel to them: The design looks not unlike that of the Oval Office, with gold-striped wallpaper and red curtains. Of course, that could be entirely a coincidence — but as with more than a century of visitors, if President Obama’s design team ever visited Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, it certainly made an impression.

The Cannery Row location is unparalleled, and you’ll find yourself just steps from some of the finest shopping and dining in town. But you also don’t have to leave the hotel to experience Monterey at its best: This hotel is also home to one of the top spas in North America, and it’s a favorite of travelers and locals alike. It’s on the top floor of the hotel, and half of the draw is the panoramic view of the bay. Trust us, you won’t get tired of this view.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 250 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free wi-fi
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Valet parking (charges apply)

Need to Know

RESORT FEE: The Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa charges a resort fee of $29 per room per night. This resort fee is not in itself a tax. CHILDREN: There is no additional charge for children 17 and under staying in their parents' rooms. Maximum occupancy limitations for room types still apply. Crib/High chair are available at no extra charge. (Limit 1 crib per guestroom). Please note that prices listed are for 2 adults maximum. Fee for additional adults is $20 per person per night. SMOKING: Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property. A smoking fee of $350 per day will be assessed if evidence of smoking is found in your room. ROLLAWAY BED: Available at $20 per night. (Roll-away beds limited to one roll-away bed per room. Roll-away beds permitted in King rooms only).

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club, Japan Credit Bureau, China UnionPay

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Cannery Row Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1500 ft²/139 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean or partial street.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • SCROW
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Grand Bay Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1700 ft²/157 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean or sea.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • SGBAY
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Presidential Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 2100 ft²/195 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • patio
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • SPRES
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Accessible Inland view Two Queen Bed

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Handicap Accessible
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • H2N
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • HKN
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View Accessible Two Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Handicap Accessible
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View Balcony Accessible King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Handicap Accessible
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View Balcony King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • HKB
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View Balcony Accessible Two Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Handicap Accessible
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Harbor View Balcony Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • H2B
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Partial Ocean View Balcony King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OKBP
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Partial Ocean View Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial sea.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • O2NP
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Ocean View Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Direct views of Monterey Bay
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Partial Ocean View Queen Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OQ
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Partial Ocean View King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OKNP
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Ocean View Hearing Impaired King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OKNH
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Ocean View King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OKN
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Inland View Balcony Accessible Two Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Handicap Accessible
    • iron
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Partial Ocean View Balcony Two Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial ocean.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • O2BP
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Inland View Balcony Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: garden, courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • I2B
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • sofa sleeper
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Inland View Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: garden, courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • I2N
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Inland View Balcony King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: garden, courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • IKB
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Accessible Inland View King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Handicap Accessible
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Inland View King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: garden, courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • IKN
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Ocean View Balcony Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Direct views of the Monterey Bay
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Ocean View Balcony King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OKB
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Ocean View Balcony Hearing Impaired King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • OKBH
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Spa Terrace

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 700 ft²/65 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • chaise lounge
    • coffee/tea
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • safe
    • SSPA
    • stand up shower
    • standard television
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
  • Executive Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 900 ft²/83 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • SOEX
    • sofa sleeper
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
    • Zents bath amenities
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free wi-fi
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Valet parking (charges apply)

Need to Know

RESORT FEE: The Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa charges a resort fee of $29 per room per night. This resort fee is not in itself a tax. CHILDREN: There is no additional charge for children 17 and under staying in their parents' rooms. Maximum occupancy limitations for room types still apply. Crib/High chair are available at no extra charge. (Limit 1 crib per guestroom). Please note that prices listed are for 2 adults maximum. Fee for additional adults is $20 per person per night. SMOKING: Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property. A smoking fee of $350 per day will be assessed if evidence of smoking is found in your room. ROLLAWAY BED: Available at $20 per night. (Roll-away beds limited to one roll-away bed per room. Roll-away beds permitted in King rooms only).

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club, Japan Credit Bureau, China UnionPay

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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