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Our Venues

Our VenuesSpaces for elevated events

Our 290-room, full-service hotel features more than 30,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor event space, including ballrooms with adjacent waterfront terraces and breezy, open-air venues for meetings, receptions and gatherings. Rated among the “Best in the West” by Meeting Focus magazine, our attentive associates provide personalized service, including catering, conference services, entertainment and on-site audio visual team provides comprehensive technical support. In addition, our unparalleled oceanfront hotel offers luxurious accommodations and top-tier dining, all centrally located close to some of Monterey’s most sought after attractions.



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Conference Room Classroom Theatre Conference Hollow Square U-Shape Banquet Ceiling Height Length x Width Square Feet 360 Gallery
Dolphins Ballroom 150 435 60 60 44 240 9'7" 56.4 x 59.6 3,334 See Inside
Dolphins Foyer - - - - - - 10' 16 x 21 314 -
Monterey Bay 102 200 48 34 45 160 10'5" 56 x 35.6 2,365 -
Ocean Club 27 44 22 22 25 40 10'8" 25 x 25 675 See Inside
Carmel 1 35 84 26 34 24 80 10' 27 x 32.4 861 -
Carmel 2 40 84 26 34 24 80 10' 25 x 32.4 796 -
Carmel 1 & 2 84 168 48 52 49 150 10' 52 x 32.4 1,657 See Inside
John Steinbeck - - 20 20 - - 10'6" 14 x 27.8 374 See Inside
Fairway Hosp. 18 32 20 20 14 32 10'6" 10.8 x 23 448 -
Cypress Ballroom 1 30 70 22 30 24 50 10' 23.4 x 35.4 820 -
Cypress Ballroom 2 30 70 22 30 24 50 10' 23.4 x 35.4 820 -
Cypress Ballroom 3 30 70 22 30 24 50 10' 23.4 x 35.4 820 -
Cypress Ballroom 4 30 70 22 30 24 50 10' 23.4 x 35.4 820 -
Cypress Total 240 500 - - - 350 10' 79.6 x 46.8 3,725 See Inside
Cypress 1 & 2 72 150 46 54 42 120 10' 35.4 x 46.8 1,636 -
Cypress Foyer 1 & 2 120 170 52 60 48 160 10' 44 x 46.8 2,024 -
Point Lobos 1 36 56 22 22 18 40 10' 28 x 24 618 -
Point Lobos 2 54 70 30 30 24 60 10' 36 x 24 837 -
Point Lobos 1 & 2 90 136 50 50 45 110 10' 64 x 24 1,455 -
Big Sur 1 12 20 14 14 - 16 9,6" 24 x 13.3 316 -
Big Sur 2 12 20 18 18 - 20 9'6" 24 x 17.8 400 -
Big Sur 3 12 20 18 18 - 20 9'6" 24 x 17.6 398 -
Big Sur 1, 2 & 3 42 80 40 40 38 70 9'6" 24 x 48.6 1,114 See Inside
Stevenson 1 12 24 18 18 - 20 9'6" 15.6 x 22.4 322 -
Stevenson 2 12 24 18 18 - 20 9'6" 15.6 x 22.4 322 -
Stevenson 1 & 2 24 48 30 30 24 50 9'6 31 x 22.4 644 See Inside
Plaza - 600 - - - 400 - - 21,500
10,795
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capacity

DOLPHINS BALLROOM

Classroom – 150
Reception – 280
Rounds – 240

This unique venue is situated directly over Monterey Bay, where guests are inspired by the 180-degree views of our protected ocean sanctuary. With an adjacent Plaza, the large terrace is a perfect pre-function area for ballroom events. Private bathrooms make this room ideal for all-day events.

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dolphin ballroom

Capacity

PLAZA

Reception – 600
Rounds – 400
Theater – 600

Situated over the waters of Monterey Bay, this expansive oceanside terrace has panoramic 180-degree views of the Monterey Bay and the surrounding coastline, making it ideal for a range of special events and hotel conferences.

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monterrey hotel meetings plaza

Capacity

CYPRESS BALLROOM

Classroom – 240
Rounds – 350
Theater – 500

This contemporary and elegant ballroom is adaptable for a variety of events; an operable partition can divide the room in half or fourths. The adjacent pre- and post-function the Promenade accesses some of the most spectacular scenery in Monterey, providing guests with a memorable ‘wow’ factor in this deluxe event venue.

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monterey hotel meetings cypressballroom

Capacity

MONTEREY BAY ROOM

Reception – 200
Rounds – 160
Theater – 200

With doors leading to an intimate terrace perched above the waters of Monterey Bay, this beautiful ocean-view event venue is a favorite for sunrise breakfasts, elegant lunches, dinners and receptions.

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monterrey bay room

Capacity

CARMEL 1 & 2

Classroom – 84
Rounds – 150
U-Shape – 49

Sophisticated audiovisual presentations are a breeze in this elegant meeting room.Featuring flexible meeting space, an operable partition can divide the room in half. With easy access to the Promenade, this event venue can be used as the primary meeting room for smaller groups or as breakout space for larger groups.

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carmel 1

Capacity

STEINBECK BOARDROOM

Conference – 20

Perfect for high-level meetings, this boardroom has inspiring views of Monterey Bay, with French doors leading to an outside terrace. A built-in boardroom table with inlaid wood provides seating for 12 in ergonomic executive chairs.

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steinbeck boardroom

Capacity

OCEAN CLUB

Reception – 40
Rounds – 40
U-Shape – 25

So versatile, so unique. Both small and large groups adore this contemporary and elegant event venue, adaptable for everything from group registration to intimate dinners. With a fireplace, ocean-view balcony and private bathrooms, this hotel conference room has an intimate feel that’s more like a suite than a function room.

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monterrey hotel meetings oceanclub

Capacity

Big Sur 1, 2 & 3

Conference – 40
Rounds – 70
Theater – 80

Adjacent to both the Pt. Lobos and the Robert Louis Stevenson rooms, and connected by a common foyer, Big Sur 1, 2 & 3 are perfect for smaller meetings or larger group breakouts. The common foyer makes an excellent gathering point for morning and afternoon breaks.

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big sur

Capacity

POINT LOBOS 1 & 2

Classroom – 90
Rounds – 110
U-Shape – 45

Point Lobos functions well as a breakout room for large groups, and is also perfect for elegant dinners or receptions. An operable partition divides this room in half, providing flexibility for small or mid-sized meetings

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point lobos

Capacity

ROBERT LOUIS
STEVENSON 1 & 2

Conference – 30
Rounds – 50
Theater – 48

With rich dark wood paneling and a built-in flat screen HDTV, this hotel conference room is ideal for high-level executive board meetings or as a breakout room for larger groups.

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robert louis

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