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 finest the 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.

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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:

  • 50,000 square feet of space
  • Catering services
  • Spectacular Grand Ballroom
  • Historic Memory Garden
  • Private dining rooms
  • Three on-site restaurants
  • State-of-the-art event technology equipment
  • On-site full service day 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 three on-site restaurants for rehearsal dinners, receptions, and morning after brunch.

The Club Room

The Club Room offers a daily European style breakfast buffet with made-to-order omelets, pastries, fresh fruit, bottomless mimosas and more.  In the evening enjoy the private event space with elegant wood finishing and an outdoor heated patio. The Club Room is the perfect location for your rehearsal dinner or day after brunch. Learn more.

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.