The Magic of the Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Magic of the Monterey Bay Aquarium A visit to Monterey, California just isn’t complete without experiencing the magic of the Monterey Bay Aquarium located on historic, Cannery Row. From behind the scenes tours to self-guided adventures, a day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a must. Our experts here at the Portola Hotel &…

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Toast to 2020 With Healthy Cocktails

Toast to 2020 With Healthy Cocktails There is much to celebrate and toast to this week as we ring in a new year AND new decade! Let’s have a little fun with a healthy twist! Jacks Monterey at the Portola Hotel & Spa now features a Ketel One® Botanical Cocktail menu. This style of distilled…

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Ultimate Monterey Bucket List for 2020

Ultimate Monterey Bucket List for 2020 Happy New Year! Now that 2020 is here, we thought it would be fun to share our 2020 Monterey Bucket List. Keep this handy and make sure to cross off each of our bucket list items during your visits to the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA! 1)…

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Meet Our Concierge!

Meet Our Concierge! One of the smiling faces you see during your stay at the Portola Hotel & Spa is our rock star Concierge, Naiomi Skiles. With over eight years here at the Portola, Naiomi has endless information and tips on now to make the most out of every single Monterey Moment you will experience….

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Plan Your Holiday Party at the Portola

Plan Your Holiday Party at the Portola ‘Tis the season to celebrate and though the holiday season is upon us – it’s always a good time to plan a party! With a variety of event spaces located on-site at Portola Hotel, plan a festive celebration of any size for clients, coworkers, friends and family. Your…

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A Perfect Winter Day in Monterey

A Perfect Winter Day in Monterey It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the perfect time to plan a coastal winter getaway to Monterey, Ca! Trade in snow capped mountains for white sand beaches and ski runs for oceanside trails and walking paths – because it’s all right here this season at the…

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Dance the Night Away 80’s Style this NYE

Dance the Night Away 80’s Style this NYE Do you love the 80’s? Do you love New Year’s Eve? Well look no further, because the Portola Hotel & Spa is hosting the raddest party in all of Monterey, California this New Year’s Eve! Enjoy live music, dancing, a buffet dinner, and an open bar as…

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Spa on the Plaza

Portola’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Portola’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide The holiday season is upon us and it’s not only time for you to make your list – but ask for wish lists from your favorites. Why not make it easy on yourself and plan an afternoon of one stop shopping at the Portola Hotel & Spa – and maybe…

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The Future is Bright – The Monterey Conference Center Goes Solar

The Future is Bright – The Monterey Conference Center Goes Solar It’s easy being green at the state of the art, Monterey Conference Center (MCC)! Recently, the City of Monterey launched a 132-kilowatt solar energy system at Monterey’s premier conference center adjacent to the Portola Hotel & Spa. In the City’s efforts to earn a…

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