Play Video

Inspired Monterey Bay Events

Experience the Best. Experience Portola.

As the Central Coast’s largest and most diverse conference facility, the Portola Hotel & Spa is able to accommodate groups of all sizes for all Monterey Bay events. Adjacent to the Monterey Conference Center, our unique, coastal-inspired conference venues offer over 60,000 square feet of flexible indoor space and nearly 60,000 square feet of outdoor event space for Monterey meetings, conferences, product launches, concerts, and celebratory functions. Centrally located, guests can walk from our Monterey meeting space to local beaches, cafes, coastal recreation trails, shops, galleries, and more.

From teambuilding activities to the most technical of events, we are committed to the success of your Monterey Bay events, overseeing the most intricate of details. Group reservations are made easy through the secure technology of Passkey or by speaking directly with our Portola Reservation agents.

Services for your Events & Meetings in Monterey

The Portola Hotel & Spa has years of experience planning Monterey Bay events of all sizes. The Portola Hotel & Spa offers dedicated conference service and catering professionals to coordinate everything from intricate meeting details and menu tastings to offsite incentive events and group activities. A full-service business center and event technology services through Encore are available to ensure a smooth event.

Catering Services

Experience the best Monterey has to offer for on-site Catering Services with sustainable and locally sourced ingredients to enhance your next meeting or event.

Event Technology

A leader in high-definition video conferencing and internet streaming, Portola offers 1 Gigabit (Gbps) connection and Event Technology services through Encore. For the most sophisticated technology with impeccable service, contact Dominic Giuriato, Encore Sales Manager, at (831) 646-3756 or email

Request for Proposal

Let our team of dedicated professionals help to plan your next Monterey Bay event. Submit a Request for Proposal online today, call us directly at (831) 649-4511 or email

Bonsai ballroom venue Monterey meeting space

Exceptional Monterey Meeting Space

Over 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with the adjacent Monterey Conference Center. 

View 3D Meeting Space

Specialty Venues

Portola Hotel's Monterey meeting and event space include exceptional and unique Specialty Venues for theme parties, team building activities, community outreach initiatives, and so much more!

Reduced Waste Conferences

As Monterey County’s first U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Certified, green hotel, Portola Hotel & Spa is committed to creating sustainable and eco-friendly events and green meetings in Monterey. Learn More

GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation 

As part of Portola Hotel & Spa's commitment to health and safety, the hotel worked with the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC), to achieve GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Portola Hotel has established and maintained proper cleaning protocols, disinfection techniques, and work practices to combat biohazards and infectious disease. Learn more about GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation at


Let's start planning! Simply upload your contact information and we’ll contact you directly regarding your meeting details.

*mandatory field



Remind me to submit an RFP in days!