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

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

The exquisite 4-star Monterey Plaza Hotel provides luxurious rooms with a panoramic view of the sea. The hotel opened its doors in 1985 and was remodeled in 2007.

This hotel is about 1.6 km away from Monterey Museum of Art and Monterey Bay. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

Set next to an oceanarium and bars, this hotel also offers barbeque grills and a golf course on site.

Guests can reach Monterey Plaza Hotel by car from Monterey Peninsula airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

The 290 guest rooms are spread over 4 floors. The property boasts views of Monterey Bay from its rooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, bathrobes and towels.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the unique on-site restaurant serving European cuisine. Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar and Papa Chevos Taco Shop are situated in a tranquil area, about 50 meters from the venue.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The hotel offers bicycles and cars for rent to explore the local sites.

Relax

On-site treatment facilities feature steam baths, reflex massage and facials. Monterey Plaza Hotel provides a gym and a fitness center to help guests keep trim.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

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

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 available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • 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 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • 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 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    290

Rooms and availability

Monterey Plaza photos Room
Guest Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or King-size bed
Size: 195 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Room facilities
    Standard Family Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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    Inlandview - Double (Family Plan)

    Room facilities
      Monterey Plaza photos Exterior
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
      Size: 37 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Room facilities
        Monterey Plaza photos Exterior
        Ocean Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 37 m²
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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 pm
          • 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 44 - CAD 69

          • Chart House - 100 m

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

            70% likes this, based on 381 reviews
            Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 133

          • 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 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            290
          Hotels nearby
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          3 stars
          0.2 km
          Otter Inn Monterey
          3 stars
          0.2 km
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          • Pacific Grove hotels - 3 km
          • Marina hotels - 12 km
          • Seaside hotels - 7 km
          • Carmel Valley hotels - 20 km
          • Pebble Beach hotels - 6 km
          • Big Sur hotels - 40 km
          • Salinas hotels - 23 km
          • Aptos hotels - 42 km

          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 25 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          9.6
          Service
          9.0
          Value
          8.3
          Location
          9.7

          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 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            290