Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

400 Cannery Row, 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). 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: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • hairdryer
    • SCROW
    • separate bedroom
    • stand up shower
    • wet bar
    • wood fireplace
  • Grand Bay Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1700 ft²/157 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • hairdryer
    • separate bedroom
    • SGBAY
    • stand up shower
    • wet bar
    • wood fireplace
  • Presidential Suite

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

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • hairdryer
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • SPRES
    • wood fireplace
  • Accessible Inland view Two Queen Bed

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

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • I2NA
    • safe
  • 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
    • H2N
    • hairdryer
    • working desk
  • 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
    • HKN
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Harbor View Accessible Two Queen

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

    Views: harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • H2NA
    • hairdryer
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Harbor View Balcony Accessible King Bed

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

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • HKBA
    • safe
  • Harbor View Balcony King Bed

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

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • HKB
  • Harbor View Balcony Accessible Two Queen

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

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • H2BA
    • hairdryer
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Harbor View Balcony Two Queen Beds

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

    Views: sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • H2B
    • hairdryer
  • 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
    • hairdryer
    • OKBP
    • safe
  • Partial Ocean View Two Queen Beds

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

    Views: partial sea.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • O2NP
    • safe
  • Ocean View Two Queen Beds

    • Fits 1 person
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • O2N
    • safe
  • 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
    • OQ
    • safe
  • 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
    • OKNP
    • safe
  • Ocean View Hearing Impaired King Bed

    • Fits 4 people
    • 400 ft²/37 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • OKNH
  • 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
    • hairdryer
    • OKN
  • Inland View Balcony Accessible Two Queen

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

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • I2BA
    • iron
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • 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
    • iron
    • O2BP
    • phones
    • safe
    • soaking tub
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • Inland View Balcony Two Queen Beds

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

    Views: harbour, courtyard or city.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • I2B
    • sofa sleeper
  • Inland View Two Queen Beds

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

    Views: harbour, courtyard or city.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • I2N
  • Inland View Balcony King Bed

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

    Views: harbour, courtyard or city.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • IKB
    • safe
  • 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
    • hairdryer
    • IKBA
    • safe
  • Inland View King Bed

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

    Views: harbour, courtyard or city.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • IKN
    • safe
  • Ocean View Balcony Two Queen Beds

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

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • O2B
    • safe
  • Ocean View Balcony King Bed

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

    Views: ocean, sea or harbour.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • OKB
    • safe
  • Ocean View Balcony Hearing Impaired King

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

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • OKBH
    • safe
  • Spa Terrace

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

    Views: courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • hairdryer
    • SSPA
    • wood fireplace
  • Executive Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 900 ft²/83 m².
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    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • separate bedroom
    • SOEX
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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). 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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