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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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Smart Meetings: Mountains & Valleys - Northern California is a Jewel for Unforgettable Moments

Smart Meetings: Mountains & Valleys - Northern California is a Jewel for Unforgettable Moments

Monday, June 03, 2024
California isn't only the land of movie stars and sunny beaches; its home to vast stretches of towering redwoods, sprawling valleys of green vinyards and richly historic cities like San Francisco, Sacramento and even - you can discover it! - Eureka. ...
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Modeliste Magazine: Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Modeliste Magazine: Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Serenity by the Sea: Portola Hotel & Spa’s Coastal Charm...
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Travara: 7 Sustainable Hotels In Northern California

Travara: 7 Sustainable Hotels In Northern California

Monday, April 08, 2024
Whether you want a peaceful retreat in the heart of wine country, a city getaway or a vacation by the water, these seven sustainable hotels in Northern California will give you a comfortable night’s sleep at a property that’s dedicated to helping the planet....
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Condé Nast Traveler 2023 Readers' Choice Award

Condé Nast Traveler 2023 Readers' Choice Award

Tuesday, October 03, 2023
Top 20 Hotels in Northern California: Readers’ Choice Awards 2023 Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top hotels in Northern California, which is home to iconic nature—and hotels worthy of the views....
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The Knot Fall 2023

The Knot Fall 2023

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Ready, Set, Jet. What's more satisfying than sinking into your couch and bringing your favorite TV series or movie trilogy? Bringing the plots to life during a romantic getaway....
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Set Sail for Adventure: Portola Hotel & Spa Launches Pirate Program for Kids

Set Sail for Adventure: Portola Hotel & Spa Launches Pirate Program for Kids

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Portola Hotel & Spa, California's premier family-friendly destination, is excited to launch the Portola Pirate Program....
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Meetings Today April 2023 Issue

Meetings Today April 2023 Issue

Sunday, April 23, 2023
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay announced the completion of renovations to The Club Room, a dynamic event space offering a fireside entrance, wine-inspired private dining room and outdoor patio adjacent to Jacks fireside terrace....
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Haute Living Los Angeles Oct/Nov Issue

Haute Living Los Angeles Oct/Nov Issue

Friday, November 04, 2022
IT’S AUGUST 2022, AND I’M TAKING A ROAD TRIP FROM Los Angeles to Portland. The route I’m planning is about 1,200 miles with some zig-zagging. It will take six days....
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GBAC STAR: The Experience

GBAC STAR: The Experience

Thursday, July 21, 2022
ISSA’s Jeff Cross speaks with Janine Chicourrat, the Managing Director at the Portola Hotel & Spa about obtaining GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation....
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FORBES: 25 California Wellness Getaways For Mother’s Day And Beyond

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....
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Meetings Today March 2022

Meetings Today March 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
California’s longtime emphasis on sustainability makes hosting eco-friendly meetings easy Four ways California leads on meetings...
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Smart Meetings December 2021

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....
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Carmel Magazine Winter 2021

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....
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Carmel Magazine Fall 2021

Carmel Magazine Fall 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021
The Portola Hotel & Spa sits steps from several of Monterey’s Mexican-era adobes and gardens, along a well-traveled sweep of downtown waterfront....
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Smart Meetings June 2021

Smart Meetings June 2021

Tuesday, June 01, 2021
This independent property connected to the recently renovated GBAC STAR-certified Monterey Convention Center added a dreamy touch to all 379 guest rooms....
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