Portola Hotel & Spa Named Top Hotel in Northern California by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Monterey, CA – October 18, 2017 – More than 300,000 voters have made it official: Portola Hotel & Spa has just been chosen as a winner of Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. Out of hundreds of qualified properties, the Portola Hotel & Spa takes its place among the Top Twenty Hotels in Northern California in the voting.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as "the best of the best of travel." The Readers' Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today's travelers. In 2017, more than 300,000 readers made their voices heard via desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone.

It is no surprise that Portola Hotel & Spa was voted one of Northern California's top hotels, considering that the scenic Monterey hotel has recently undergone a $6 million upgrade including a new restaurant, lounge and lobby bar. In addition, the hotel offers over 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with the adjacent $60 million renovated Monterey Conference Center and an additional 60,000 square feet of outdoor meeting space, all combining to make the Portola Hotel & Spa one of Northern California's most welcoming gathering places.


ABOUT PORTOLA HOTEL & SPA

The AAA Four Diamond, Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA was one of the first U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Certified hotels on California's Central Coast. The Portola Hotel features 379 nautically inspired guestrooms and suites and 60,000 square feet of meeting space with the adjacent Monterey Conference Center. Home to the Monterey Peninsula's original craft brewery, Peter B's Brewpub, The Club Room and Monterey's newest dining hot spot, Jacks Monterey. The Portola boasts an award-winning 6,000-square-foot day spa. Spa on the Plaza offers beautifully appointed treatment rooms and an extensive spa menu of signature treatments. Overnight guests also have access to the hotel's spa and fitness facilities, complete with steam room, sauna, outdoor pool and Jacuzzi.

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Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards full list is published exclusively online, at CNTraveler.com/rca.

MEDIA CONTACT

Portola Hotel & Spa
Janine M. Chicourrat, Managing Director
jchicourrat@portolahotel.com
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