Known for being "the greatest meeting of land and sea," Monterey is a vibrant destination where its easy to connect with colleagues, collaborate on ideas, and celebrate with family and friends. Located steps from Monterey Bay, shopping, dining and iconic attractions, like Fisherman's Wharf, Portola Hotel & Spa puts you in the heart of it all. 

Whether you are planning a wedding reception or a networking cocktail party, Portola offers flexible venues and vibrant culinary experiences for meetings, weddings, and social events in beautiful Monterey, California. 

Historic. Elegant. Playful. 

This  property boasts 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space combined with the adjacent Monterey Conference Center. It offers flexible indoor and outdoor space, including two ballrooms, a historic garden, an outdoor plaza, and Jacks Terrace. Below, an overview of the flexible meeting & event spaces: 

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De Anza Ballroom

Plan your next inspiring conference or product launch in the 10,000-square-foot De Anza Ballroom. As the largest on-site event venue, this grand ballroom offers easy access to the hotel lobby and Monterey Conference Center. De Anza Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,000 attendees.

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Portola Room

With 2,529 square feet of event space, the Portola Room is perfect for mid-to-large-sized meetings, conferences, and celebrations. This venue can accommodate up to 150 guests.

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Cottonwood Room & Cottonwood Plaza

The Cottonwood Room is a spacious meeting space of 1,500 square feet and can accommodate up to 100 guests. Enjoy easy access to the second level of the Monterey Conference Center and Peter B's Brewpub.

Plan an elegant al fresco gathering or wedding celebration at Cottonwood Plaza. This outdoor event space on the third floor is connected to the Cottonwood Room and can host up to 200 guests.

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Jacks Terrace

This outdoor event space offers a casual vibe with living walls, charming bistro lights, fire pits, and seating. The terrace at Jacks Monterey is the perfect place for dinner parties, receptions, banquets, and events in downtown Monterey.