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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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  • Excellent69%
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“fire pit”(378 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We live nearby in Los Altos, CA and this is our go to place for Sunday brunch and day by the beach with the kids. The public beach is just a stroll away past the golf course and down the steps. Nice sand for the...More

Thank agustin_farias
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 6 September 2016

Dear Agustin F, How wonderful to know that our property has provided your family with many long lasting memories. From watching the children play in the soft, white sand to enjoying fine wine by the fire and delectable dishes at our restaurants, we are delighted...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you enjoy understated elegance, great food, excellent service and a location that is simply amazing for quiet and solitude then this is the place for you. I can't say enough about this lovely hotel. Rooms are clean and updated. We stayed in the firepit...More

1  Thank Lucy G
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 6 September 2016

Dear Lucy G, We appreciate you taking a moment to share your lovely experience. From your elegantly appointed guest room to evenings by the fire, Club Level amenities and strolling along the gorgeous coastal trail, it is a joy to know that every facet of...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night before heading to a wedding - cute room that was spacious and clean. There is no air conditioning - was offered a fan to assist in cooling when I called the front desk. It was difficult to sleep due to...More

Thank tromich5
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 5 September 2016

Dear tromich5, We regret to hear that your visit with us did not exceed your expectations. It is always our goal to provide an extraordinary experience for our guests and it troubles us to know that that was not reflected during your stay. We are...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to this beautiful coastal hotel. Loved the recent modernization and update to the rooms. We were upgraded to a full coastal view due to our Marriot status and our room was gorgeous. We enjoyed the coastal walk, wine on the terrace at...More

1  Thank OjeMa
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 6 September 2016

Dear OjeMa, Thank you for your review and return visit to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. We appreciate your kind words regarding our updates and were impressed with your Coastal View Room. With a relaxing on our terrace with fine wine, golfing along the breathtaking...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was my second visit to the Ritz at Half Moon Bay. This is more of a convention/wedding/golfing hotel than a typical resort hotel despite being in such a marvelous location overlooking the Bay. I can't fault the service other than just one thing which...More

Thank phd2
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 6 September 2016

Dear phd2, Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Your continued loyalty to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is truly appreciated and we regret to hear that certain aspects of your recent stay fell below your expectations. Your comments are noted and will be considered as...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
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Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Golf course
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Heated pool
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US$610 - US$1,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
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US$610 - US$1,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Carolyn S
9 November 2017|
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Response from Justin H | Reviewed this property |
This is a 5 star hotel on one of the only beaches in the Bay Area. $30 a day may be "unconscionable" in Toledo, but it's actually quite reasonable for a luxury resort.
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GailS60
30 August 2017|
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Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB | Property representative |
Thank you for your question about the cost for a Relaxation Massage at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. For 80 minutes, it is currently $245 on the weekend/$225 on the weekday. For 50 minutes, it is currently $185 on the... More
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sandigel
6 July 2017|
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Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB | Property representative |
Dear Sandigel, Unfortunately we do not feature a shuttle to transport guests to downtown Half Moon Bay. If you would like to set up a car service, or to inquire about taxi service, please contact our Concierge whom would be... More
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"It is always special to be on the ocean. Club floor is a good option if alone or wanting to remain out of the..."
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"The fire pit room in the villas have better ocean views then the main hotel fire pit rooms"
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"Get a room with a fire pit"
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"Guest house fire pit rooms are a great value for the money and tend to be more quiet than staying in the main..."
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