Monterey Plaza Hotel

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, United States, 93940  show map
 4 stars
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Monterey Plaza Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Cycling

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

This hotel sticks out over Monterey Bay and you can walk to the Cannery Row shops and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The location is great and the corner rooms with ocean views, albeit a little pricier, are highly recommended. It's easy to spot sea otters from your room and you'll hear seals barking at night. There's a spa with two hot tubs on the roof. Some critics disliked the rooms and felt that they were too reminiscent of motel rooms, and the lack of facilities was also criticized.

Overview

Situated in the heart of Monterey, the 4-star Monterey Plaza Hotel offers the casual restaurant serving seafood cuisine. This elegant hotel dates from 1985 and was refurbished in 2007.

A short walk will take you to Monterey Museum of Art and Monterey Bay in 20 minutes. The property lies within 200 meters from Cannery Row, Presidio of Monterey Museum and Presidio Museum.

Quick access to bistros, an aquarium and bars is provided.

Monterey Plaza Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Monterey Peninsula airport.

Rooms

This property offers 290 rooms including Standard Family Double Room, Deluxe Guest Room and Ocean Double Room. Some hotel rooms come with a panoramic view over the harbor. They are fitted with stylish bathrooms with bathrobes, towels and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The unique restaurant offers fine meals. The bar serves refreshments, coffee and tea as well as steaks and pastries.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can take advantage of a conference room, a business center and a photocopier along with laundry, evening reception and 24-hour room service provided on-site.

Relax

A hot tub, a health club and a sauna are available on site. For active guests, there are a gym and fitness center at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   290.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Boutiques
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free valet parking
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Harbor view
  • Ocean view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathtub shower combination

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 am

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey location
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Hotel Address:

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, United States, 93940

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City Center
  • Monterey
    1.4 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar (cuisine: American)
    40 m
  • Cannery Row Delicatessen
    20 m
Beaches
  • Garrapata Beach
    1.7 km
  • Lovers Point
    2.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 am
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    290

Rooms and availability

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Guest Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed
Size: 37 m²
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  • Shower
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    Standard Family Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey location
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        Hotel Address:

        400 Cannery Row, Monterey, United States, 93940

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Monterey
          1.4 km
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar (cuisine: American)
          40 m
        • Cannery Row Delicatessen
          20 m
        Beaches
        • Garrapata Beach
          1.7 km
        • Lovers Point
          2.2 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 am
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          290

        Monterey Plaza Location

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.3 km

        Places of interest

        Convention centers

        Shopping areas

        Amusement

        • Edgewater Family Fun Ctr - 300 m
        • M 3 Entertainment - 300 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Cannery Row - 100 m

        Museums

        • Monterey County Youth Museum - 200 m
        • Monterey History and Art Assn - 1.2 km
        • California Views - 1.4 km

        Parks

        • Monterey State Historic Park - 1.1 km
        • Monterey State Historical Park - 1.2 km
        • Monterey Recreation and Cmnty - 1.6 km

        Halls

        • Monterey Civic Center - 1.6 km

        Universities, Institutes

        • Chapman University - 900 m
        • Monterey College of Law - 1.3 km
        • Monterey Institute-Intl Study - 1.3 km

        Theaters

        Galleries

        Golf courses and Country clubs

        Military facilities

        Marina

        • Monterey Bay Whale Watching Cruises - 1.0 km

        Local attractions

        • Monterey Bay - 1.6 km
          Monterey, CA
        • Andrew Molera State Park - 1.7 km
          Monterey, CA
        • Monterey Museum of Art - 1.7 km
          559 Pacific St. and Jefferson and Madison streets, Monterey
        • Monterey County Youth Museum - 1.5 km
          425 Washington Street, Monterey
        • Garrapata Beach - 1.7 km
          Monterey, CA

        Near the hotel

        • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary - 150 m
          299 Foam Street, Monterey
        • Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum - 470 m
          700 Cannery Row, Suite II, Monterey
        • Presidio Museum - 560 m
          Corporal Ewing Rd, Bldg. 113, Monterey
        • Monterey State Historic Park - 1.1 km
          20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey
        • Monterey Bay Aquarium - 790 m
          886 Cannery Row at David Avenue, Monterey
        • Highway 1 Golf Games and Grub - 500 m
          751 Cannery Row, Monterey
        • American Tin Cannery Factory Outlets - 850 m
          125 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove

        Restaurants nearby

        • Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar - 40 m

          Address: 400 Cannery Row
          Phone: 8316461706

          79% likes this, based on 622 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 68

        • Chart House - 100 m

          Address: 444 Cannery Row
          Phone: 831-372-3362

          70% likes this, based on 381 reviews
          Price Range: CAD 32 - CAD 131

        • Papa Chevos Taco Shop - 110 m

          Address: 299 Cannery Row
          Phone: 831-372-7298

          69% likes this, based on 50 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican

        • Cannery Row Delicatessen - 20 m

          Address: 101 Drake Ave
          Phone: 831-645-9549

          82% likes this, based on 31 reviews

        • Cafe La Strada - 40 m

          Address: 400 Cannery Row
          Phone: 831-645-4030

          61% likes this, based on 83 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 am
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          290
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        3 stars
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        3 stars
        0.2 km
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        • Carmel Valley hotels - 20 km
        • Pebble Beach hotels - 6 km
        • Big Sur hotels - 40 km
        • Salinas hotels - 23 km
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        Monterey Plaza Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Monterey Plaza

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 26 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Rooms
        9.7
        Value
        8.3
        Location
        9.8
        Service
        9.0

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          I liked it's location and convience.

          Bed uncomfortable and gave me backache.

        • Couple
          9.2

          Very nice rooms and excellent service. All staff very very helpful/

          Poor menu in Schooners. A little stuffy considering it's not 5-Star. Our 'Island View Room' had no Island View.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The location was the best, slightly off Cannery Row which is a bit of a zoo. It was also nice to have good food on site.

          Our room faced the street and the ocean between two buildings, at times it was a little noisy.

        • Family with children
          6.6

          Very nice decor in room and everywhere. Staff is friendly and helpful. Nice view of Monterey Bay from lobby and lower level lounge. WI-FI is free and works well.

          Expensive! Breakfast not included, 10% extra tax, and $25 extra for 2 queen beds instead of the default 1 king size bed. Only one night table. Parking is valet only, front bumper came back with a dent. I prefer to self-park. Getting my car back took 10 to 30 minutes. Driver expects to get a tip each time. There is a spa but it is not free. Someone placed a couple of calls from our room, I had to prove they were not mine.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          We enjoyed the spa and the attentive staff.Please write at least 15 words

          Valet

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Top Notch Service. Beautiful hotel, friendly and accomodating staff, great location.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Monterey Plaza Hotel Monterey location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        400 Cannery Row, Monterey, United States, 93940

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Monterey
          1.4 km
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar (cuisine: American)
          40 m
        • Cannery Row Delicatessen
          20 m
        Beaches
        • Garrapata Beach
          1.7 km
        • Lovers Point
          2.2 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 am
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          290