PORTOLA IN THE PRESS
Browse the latest press articles, news and awards from Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. Our hotel is a charming coastal retreat known for its local charm, high-end accommodations and relaxed atmosphere on the Central California coast. We have also been honored with several awards and accolades including, Condé Nast Travelers Readers Choice Awards, Smart Meetings Smart Stars, Wine Spectator Awards, and more!
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FORBES: 25 California Wellness Getaways For Mother’s Day And Beyond
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
With the pandemic putting a hamper on travel plans, the last two Mother’s Days have been limited to your typical bouquet of flowers and celebrating at home....
Smart Meetings December 2021
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Set within the picturesque backdrop of a spectacular coastline, Portola Hotel & Spa reflects the captivating spirit of a rich, cultural setting surrounded by modern amenities, newly renovated accommodations, thoughtful service, and refreshed meeting and event space....
Carmel Magazine Winter 2021
Monday, December 06, 2021
YOGI- This is not your ordinary Pug. "He's a healthy, athletic six-year-old," says Yogi's human, Chris Hermen. "He hikes with me. Five miles is no problem for him' Last summer, Hermen came to Monterey to accept the position of Director of Finance at Portola Hotel and Spa. "We lived in the hotel for a time, so Yogi knows the property well. He thinks he owns the place." This pugnacious pug has the run of the hotel and serves as an unofficial and enthusiastic greeter to guests and their dogs....