Portola Hotel & Spa is your home for the holidays

Spend the holiday season in Monterey, CA

The Monterey Peninsula offers a spectacular array of holiday activities for the entire family to enjoy from ice skating by the bay to Santa and Mrs. Claus special appearance at the Portola Hotel & Spa. Plan your holiday getaway today and take advantage of Portola Hotel’s holiday offerings.

Portola Hotel’s Winter Wonderland

Experience the Magic of the Holiday Season in Monterey

Portola Hotel & Spa invites you and your family to enjoy in the magic of this holiday season with a Winter Wonderland in the heart of downtown Monterey, CA. December 13-25, 2019 Portola’s Winter Wonderland will offer a variety of entertainment, activities, dining experiences and more. The holiday season is a wonderful time for giving. Portola Hotel has partnered with the Salvation Army and will provide barrels for food donations in the hotel lobby.

In addition, Portola’s Culinary Team will offer complimentary champagne and treats inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas from 4:30pm to 6pm in the hotel lobby. Each evening will offer a new holiday favorite including Pecan Caramel Candies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Calling Bird Crisps, Chocolate Caramel Truffles, and more!

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Ice Skating by the Bay

November 23, 2019 through January 5, 2020

Lace-up your ice skates and join us in Custom House Plaza adjacent to the Portola Hotel for Ice Skating by the Bay! Back for another year of ice skating under the California sun – this is a winter activity the whole family can enjoy.

For pricing, times, and additional information visit iceskatingbythebay.com.


Dance the Night Away with 80's Rock, Pop, New Wave & More!

New Year’s Eve Party in Monterey, CA

New Year's Eve will be Everything Your Heart Desires at the Portola Hotel & Spa's 80's inspired event! Enjoy live music, dancing, a buffet dinner, and an open bar as you ring in 2020 at this righteous New Year’s Eve event in downtown Monterey. The New Year's Eve festivities kick off at 7:30pm on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 for 21+ and older inside the Portola Hotel & Spa.

Dance the night away with your favorite 80's classics! The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You with live music from The Money Band in the grand ballroom and additional live entertainment through the evening by DJ Jon and Captain and Messina. Countdown to 2020 with a champagne toast and a balloon drop at midnight.

Throwback to 80's fashion with new wave style including loud colors, excessive hair mousse or gel in your hair, and makeup that makes a statement. Wear your fresh threads, tight-rolling jeans, muscle tees, and your much-coveted gold chain. 80's fashion was all about color, size, and experimentation - more was more! Tuxedos and formal attire are not recommended.

Party all night and enjoy accommodations at the Portola Hotel & Spa. After dancing the night away head up to your well-appointed guest room or suite. Learn more about the Portola’s New Year’s Eve Party Overnight Package!

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