Elegant Weddings in Monterey

Say I Do At the Portola

Located on picturesque Monterey Bay, the Portola Hotel & Spa is the ideal location for weddings in Monterey, from small, intimate ceremonies to lavish receptions. Leave the planning to us as you relax, celebrate and enjoy your special day. We are here to lend our expertise to help you create the most wonderful and memorable experience, no matter what the size, scope or budget of your Monterey wedding reception.

Our dedicated event and wedding professionals will ensure that every aspect of your experience at the Portola Hotel & Spa exceeds your expectations. Plan a romantic al fresco ceremony or reception among the natural flora at the historic Memory Garden, or join us in one of our sophisticated, coastal-inspired ballrooms – we have some of the finest venues for Monterey, CA weddings of any occasion.

From bridal luncheons and rehearsal dinners to celebratory brunches or an upscale Monterey wedding reception, the Portola is the perfect venue, for every part of your perfect celebration.

Request for Proposal

We welcome guest room wedding inquiries for celebratory events in 2022 with on-site hosted catering only. Hosted catering options include a welcome reception, rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, or day-after brunch.

Submit an RFP today to begin planning your on-site catering at Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay.

Wedding blocks for guest rooms only are not available at this time. Specialty suites are available for reservations within six months of the date of arrival. We welcome wedding couples to share Portola’s website portolahotel.com with their guests for information about availability and current rates at the Hotel. Wedding inquiries with on-site catering in 2023 will be accepted in November 2022 and beyond.  

Venue Amenities

Our Monterey wedding venues feature a number of amenities that separate it from others. With spacious function rooms, delicious catering, and more, your Monterey, CA wedding is sure to be memorable.

On-Site Amenities:

  • 60,000 square feet of space
  • Catering services
  • Spectacular Grand Ballroom
  • Historic Memory Garden
  • Private dining rooms
  • On-site restaurants & special venues
  • State-of-the-art event technology equipment
  • On-site day Spa
Couple getting face massage at Portola Hotel & Spa

Spa on the Plaza

Whether you need to detox while preparing for the ceremony or are looking for a couple’s escape during your honeymoon, the Spa on the Plaza is your on-site oasis.

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On-Site Dining Venues

In addition to our luxury event space, Portola Hotel & Spa hosts excellent accommodations, a standout location, and more make our location the perfect wedding venue for your new chapter in life. Offering on-site Monterey venues for rehearsal dinners, receptions, and morning after brunch.

Peter B’s Brewpub

Our award winning, on-site craft brewery, Peter B's Brewpub offers tasty pub food and craft beer in a relaxed environment, perfect for drinks with your guest or a casual rehearsal dinner. Learn more.

Jacks Monterey

Jacks Monterey offers a refreshing experience in the heart of Portola's lobby. Serving globally-inspired traditions of California Cultural Cuisine, Jacks Monterey's menu emphasizes small plates, high-quality seafood, an award wining wine list, and more. Learn more.