Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

400 Cannery Row, Carmel / Monterey, USA
250 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Quiet
Starting at:
taxes included per/nt
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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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row, Carmel / Monterey, USA

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • Jacuzzi
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • EV Charging Station
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Shuttle service

Need to Know

  • Please note that prices listed are for 2 adults maximum. Fee for additional adults is $20 per person per night.
  • 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).
  • Rollaway beds are available at $50 plus tax per night. (Roll-away beds limited to one roll-away bed per room. Roll-away beds permitted in King rooms only)
  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.
  • Overnight valet parking is $39 per vehicle, per night plus applicable taxes. For electric vehicles, overnight charging is available for an additional $20 per night, plus applicable taxes.
Check in: 4 pm
Check out: 12 pm

Credit cards accepted

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