Monterey is widely known because of its rich marine habitat. One of the world’s biggest aquariums can be found here. It is home to many sea lions, sea otters and numerous marine science laboratories.
Monterey hotels provide various choices of accommodations for those who want to stay near the Monterey Bay Aquarium. This marine museum is the largest in the United States. Guests may visit the exhibits that showcase the ecosystem and natural habitat of different marine creatures. Hammerhead sharks, green sea turtles and giant sun fish are featured at the Outer Bay exhibit.
Enjoy the luxurious accommodation at the Portola Plaza Hotel. This hotel is famous for its 369 big guestrooms and 10 luxury suites. Most of the guestrooms provide a beautiful view of the Monterey Bay. And the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium is just several steps from the property.
The Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay in downtown California has 7 levels with 379 guestrooms. The rooms are designed to exude a very homey feeling. Modern decorations and windows with blinds are included in the furnishings. The beds have pillow top mattresses with double fabric and feather pillows.
This Portola Plaza Hotel houses the Jack’s Restaurant with American Cuisine specialties. It also offers outdoor dining by the fireside. On the other hand, Peter B’s Brewpub features 13 flat-screen TVs.
The hotel’s onsite spa provides massage and other services. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, fitness center, steam room as well as spa tub for the guests to relax on.
The Portola Hotel provides its guests with a conference center, business center and broadband high-speed internet connection. Coffee makers, bathrobes, iron and ironing board, and hair dryer are included in the guestrooms. Upon your arrival great tasting cookies await in your room.
Monterey Peninsula hotel offers its guests various outdoor activities. Guests can play golf, try the scuba diving in the Pacific Ocean, and a lot more.
Another recommended hotel is The Monterey Plaza Resort. It is very famous here in Monterey Bay. It offers a relaxing place to enjoy terrific views, fresh air and convenient accommodations at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. It is inspired by Mediterranean architecture. The staff is very friendly and ready to assist round the clock. The hotel offers the guests with the best spa services and hotel amenities.
The Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is a resort property that serves honeymooners and vacationing professionals around the globe. The property is near several fine dining and boutiques. The boardwalk is a place for sea lions to gather during high waters. And the Monterey Bay Aquarium is just 4 blocks from this hotel.
They also offer a rooftop sundeck with views of the Pacific Ocean. The in-house spa provides 2 spa tubs along with several spa services including massages, facials, and body treatments. Schooners Bistro on the Bay provides outdoor and indoor dining.
Other hotel amenities are childcare, round the clock room service, library, conference room, fitness room, computer/fax/copy room and 24-hour security. The guestrooms are provided with a coffee maker, mini-bar, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.
A third recommendation is the Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa. It is a large property located at the Del Monte Golf Course. The hotel is built on 22 acres of land surrounding the 18-hole championship Del Monte Golf Course on the Pebble Beach Resort. It is just a mile from Downtown Monterey and 3 miles off the Cannery Row. The beach is a few blocks away from this hotel.
Hyatt Regency hotel has a lobby featuring a great stone fireplace, plush leather chairs and beautiful vista of Del Monte Golf Course. It offers 2 outdoor swimming pools and heated spa tubs. The property has 6 tennis courts with tennis professional ready to assist guests while playing.
The hotel has 575 guestrooms with Hyatt’s signature Grand Bed. It provides 40,000 square feet of event space. The business center has computer terminal, laptop connection ports, high-speed internet connection, fax and photocopy services. They have 3 restaurants inside. Services and additional amenities are free parking, table tennis, bike rentals, wireless internet access and a fitness center with numerous equipments.