Inspired by the Monterey Peninsula’s natural beauty and nautical heritage, the Portola Hotel & Spa is a step outside the ordinary. Whether traveling for business, romance, a family-friendly getaway or an unexpected adventure, all guests embrace the wonder and comfort of our hotel in Monterey Bay. Our accommodations boast pillow-top mattresses, an array of helpful amenities, and the reassurance of fantastic service by our professional staff. With two award-winning on-site dining and entertainment venues, guests can unwind in a sophisticated lounge, dine at the casually elegant Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, and sip a pint and learn about its creation at Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s first and only craft brewery. Portola Hotel & Spa features over 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor space and nearly 60,000 square feet of outdoor event space, welcoming groups of all sizes for gatherings, parties, meetings, and more. From the most intimate of events including weddings, galas and private parties to global conferences, business meetings and corporate retreats, the Portola Hotel & Spa is the perfect choice among hotels in Monterey for group travel and event planning. Explore the colorful history of Monterey Bay as you marvel at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Monterey Bay Aquarium or visit literary landmarks like John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. A stunning meeting of land and sea, the Monterey Peninsula also features an expansive list of family-run wineries, shopping dining, and sites such as 17-Mile Drive, Carmel by the Sea, Big Sur, Pebble Beach and more, just minutes away from the Portola Hotel & Spa.