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Easy Directions to Our Hotel on the Bay

Getting to the Monterey Peninsula and the Portola Hotel & Spa couldn’t be easier. Fly directly into Monterey's hassle-free airport located just 10 minutes from the hotel. Airlines servicing the Monterey Peninsula Airport include American, United, Alaska, Allegiant, and US Airways, offering over 80 flights daily. Other travel options include flying into San Jose International Airport, a quick one-hour drive or San Francisco International Airport, a one and a half hour drive from the picturesque Monterey Peninsula.

Monterey, California Hotel Parking

The Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay offers a parking garage for all hotel guests.

  • Self-Parking: $19 per day (In/Out Privileges)
  • Valet Parking: $22 per day (In/Out Privileges)

Transportation

Shuttle service is available to our Monterey Bay hotel from Monterey, San Francisco and San Jose airports.

The Portola Hotel & Spa does not have a hotel shuttle service; however, guests are encouraged to call the Monterey Shuttle Airbus or Yellow Cab Taxi service for transportation needs during your Monterey Bay stay.

View our Map of Monterey:

Monterey Bay Directions:

From Monterey Peninsula Airport

  • Exit Airport on to Highway 68 West
  • Exit Highway 1 South and stay in the right hand lane for next exit
  • Exit the Monterey/Fisherman's Wharf exit
  • At the first stoplight make a right hand turn onto Aguajito
  • Continue on Aguajito until it ends at Del Monte Avenue
  • Turn left on Del Monte Avenue and continue straight for three stoplights
  • Be in the left lane at the third stoplight (road will split - do not enter the tunnel)
  • Once through stop light, hotel will be ahead, one block on right side

From San Francisco or San Jose, CA to Hotel

  • Take 101 South to the city of Prunedale 
  • Stay in right hand lane and look for the sign for Monterey Peninsula 
  • Exit on Highway 156 to 'Monterey Peninsula' (Highway156 will become Highway 1 South) 
  • Exit at Del Monte Avenue/Pacific Grove exit
  • Continue straight on Del Monte Avenue for six stoplights
  • Be in the left lane at the sixth stoplight (road will split - do not enter the tunnel)
  • Once through stop light, hotel will be ahead, one block on right side

From East Bay San Francisco to Hotel

  • Take Highway 92 or 84, depending on which part of East Bay you are driving from
  • Take 101 South to the city of Prunedale 
  • Stay in right hand lane and look for the sign for Monterey Peninsula 
  • Exit on Highway 156 to 'Monterey Peninsula' (Highway156 will become Highway 1 South) 
  • Exit at Del Monte Avenue/Pacific Grove exit
  • Continue straight on Del Monte Avenue for six stoplights
  • Be in the left lane at the sixth stoplight (road will split - do not enter the tunnel)
  • Once through stop light, hotel will be ahead, one block on right side

From Los Angeles/Southern CA to Hotel

  • Take 101 North
  • Take the 'Monterey Peninsula' exit which will bring you to Highway 68
  • Turn left on Highway 68
  • Exit on Highway 1 South
  • Stay in right hand and lane and take first Monterey exit
  • Turn right at the first stop light at Camino Aguajito Avenue and continue until road ends at Del Monte Avenue
  • Turn left on Del Monte Avenue and continue straight for three stoplights
  • Be in the left lane at the third stoplight (road will split - do not enter the tunnel)
  • Once through stop light, hotel will be ahead, one block on right side

From Fresno, CA to Hotel

  • Take Highway 99 North West to Chowchilla
  • Take Highway 152 West to Los Banos over Pacheco Pass 
  • Turn left just past Casa de Fruita and take Highway 156 West to Hollister and San Juan Bautista 
  • Take 101 South to the city of Prunedale 
  • Stay in right hand lane and look for the sign for Monterey Peninsula 
  • Exit on Highway 156 to 'Monterey Peninsula' (Highway156 will become Highway 1 South) 
  • Exit at Del Monte Avenue/Pacific Grove exit
  • Continue straight on Del Monte Avenue for six stoplights
  • Be in the left lane at the sixth stoplight (road will split - do not enter the tunnel)
  • Once through stop light, hotel will be ahead, one block on right side