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Discerning travelers looking to indulge in all the best that Monterey Bay has to offer, look no further than Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, located in prime Monterey Bay atop a historic beachfront property with breathtaking views of the Pacific. Nestled just one block from historic Cannery Row, Monterey Plaza is a nine-time, Forbes Four-Star rated hotel, voted as the #1 hotel in Monterey by TripAdvisor. With breathtaking ocean views, luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, an array of dining options and world class spa facilities, Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is a one-stop-shop for a relaxing weekend away, destination wedding celebration or even a decadent spa-staycation.
Right now is the perfect time to visit as the property has recently undergone an extensive renovation. While Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa has always offered well-appointed, luxurious accommodations, the hotel now features four brand new luxury waterfront suites including the new Presidential Suite, which boasts a 500-square-foot sundeck with unobstructed bay views and custom-built whirlpool tub, expansive dining room with full bar and pantry and a state of the art entertainment center. Each suite is designed with thoughtful amenities that include microfiber beds, custom artwork, complimentary fiber-optic high-speed Internet access, LCD flat screen television and large marble baths.
In addition to the new suites, the grand lobby has also been updated with new furnishings, original Rosa Verona marble, a gorgeous grand piano, stunning new fireplace and atmospheric lighting that creates the perfect setting and ambiance for guest to relax and take in the sweeping bay views.
Hotel guests can choose from an impressive selection of dining options to suite any taste or occasion. Café La Strada is Monterey Plaza’s outdoor waterside café and destination for upscale, casual fare offering freshly made specialty sandwiches, soups and desserts. For a more formal fete, Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, located on the property’s lower level, is an award-winning, local landmark offering contemporary American cuisine highlighted by fresh, sustainable seafood dishes and served by a professional and knowledgeable wait staff. Schooners’ fantastic fare is complimented by their stellar cocktail and wine program which features unique and classic cocktail creations and an impressive selection of wines by Monterey County vintners alongside numerous other California and international vintages.
Fitness fanatics will find a full-service, state-of-the-art fitness center on the property’s penthouse level, complete with locker service and stunning views of the picturesque waterfront. If you’re looking for the ultimate unwind after your workout, the newly renovated Vista Blue Spa offers an unprecedented array of pampering possibilities, including an extensive selection of massage and body treatments ranging from classic to the ultra-luxurious. Spa guests can choose from an assortment of specialty massages, stress relieving ritual baths and aromatic body polishes and scrubs. Beauty buffs can indulge in a refreshing facial, corrective skincare mask or choose from the spa’s inclusive list nail care services, all performed in Vista Blue’s stunning rooftop facility by their experience and knowledgeable spa staff.
Visit the recently renovated property now located at 400 Cannery Row to enjoy a luxurious and relaxing getaway in Monterey Bay.