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New York City, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed the perfect weekend getaway at this full-amenity resort that manages to offer a warm, intimate environment, thanks to a thoughtful and well-trained staff. The Ritz team rolled out the white glove treatment from the moment we arrived and throughout our stay. The staff often proactively went above and beyond to ensure that our experience from check-in to dining...

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Aptos
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is closed Mondays and Tuesdays, and fine dining is limited in Half Moon Bay, so, if you're making a short stay and don't want to jog to San Francisco avoid Mondays and Tuesdays. In fact, if you have the option to stay in S.F. or Half Moon Bay place the weight of your decision toward S.F. unless you...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel unfortunately got food poisoning with in-room breakfast. When incident was reported, I asked that a manager call me to bring awareness of the situation and have not heard from them in 48 hours.

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West Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here over a long weekend. Even with the weather being less than ideal (raining and windy), it is still, easily, one of the most beautiful places to be and the hotel is on a cliff overlooking the water. We loved being able to stay so close to the ocean on such a nice property. Our...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Morgan S, We appreciate you taking the time to share the details of your lovely experience with us. From the exceptional culinary offerings at Navio to the breathtaking views from your comfortable accommodation, it sounds as though your time at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay was truly unforgettable. It was a pleasure having you and your husband at our...

Ontario, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

$49 after an expensive room charge and resort charge. With no alternative to the Valet Parking option only, I felt line item gouged. Fire alarm show was outstanding if you enjoy that sort of entertainment. Not once but twice, once at 3:00 AM and once at 11:00 PM. Plays havoc on sleep patterns.

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Mukesh M, Thank you for taking a moment to share your review with us. While we enjoyed your company throughout your stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, we regret to hear of your dissatisfaction with our parking cost, and we apologize for the inconvenience that the fire alarms caused. It was a pleasure having you in Half Moon...

Redwood City, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay went out of their way to make our special day the best it could be. From our early check in, the engineer making sure our fire pit worked and getting us an iPhone player to fit our old iPod, to calling and checking with us to make sure we had everything we needed! We...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear suzdavidson, Thank you for taking the time to share the details of your lovely experience with us. We strive to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests from the moment they walk through our doors. Whether we can offer an early check-in or assist with a personal request, we look forward to offering a welcoming and personalized stay for...

Citrus Heights, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is exactly what I would expect from a Ritz-Carlton. The staff is amazing and you almost feel like they can read your mind. Sitting outside with the fire pits to experience the beautiful Pacific Ocean is a treat. The bars and restaurants were phenomenal. It was the perfect romantic weekend getaway. I di feel like I was in...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear dbwbear, We appreciate you sharing such a lovely review with us. From the exceptional service of our Ladies and Gentlemen to the inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean provided by our Ocean Lawn, it sounds as though your time at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay was nothing short of extraordinary. It was a pleasure having you in Half Moon...

Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The emotional intelligence of the staff combined with the service, amenities and location make this an exceptional very pleasurable hotel experience!! We enjoyed every single minute of our time here. We would like to come back frequently .

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear jimmW3397LK, It was a pleasure to read such a wonderful review. From our array of luxurious amenities to the exceptional service of our Ladies and Gentlemen, it sounds as though you truly enjoyed your time at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. We enjoyed having you and we hope that you have the opportunity to visit us again soon. Sincerely,...

Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location augmented with the bagpiper in the evening silhouetted by the crashing shore and illuminated by the fire pits. Rooms off the main lodge were big. Peeling wallpaper by tub in one area but that happens. Decor was beautiful, warm but stately as you would expect for a Ritz A post visit bauble by food and beverage when I...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear lajolla1, We appreciate you spending a moment to share your review with us. It is delightful to discover that you had the opportunity to enjoy our cozy fire pits. Whether you are on the comfort of your own private patio or prefer our Ocean Lawn, our welcoming fire pits allow our guests to roast delectable marshmallows while watching the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place. We had the most wonderful week. I keep thinking about how great it was and am so excited to go back. Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay gets a perfect score in every hotel review category. Also loved Navio. I included a balcony photo at sunset.

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Am212ny, Thank you for sharing such kind words with us. It is a joy to hear that you were able to sample the fresh seasonal offerings at Navio. With its exceptional seafood dishes and California-inspired design, Navio provides a premier dining experience that we encourage everyone to enjoy. It was a pleasure serving you, and we hope that your...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, an elite golf and spa resort hotel. With two distinct guest room experiences from the guest houses to our main building, the hotel highlights the beauty of the Northern California coast with a modern and elegant decor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: £518 - £820 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 261
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Also Known As:
The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Hotel Half Moon Bay
Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
Ritz Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton
Hotel Style:
#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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“Get a room at least with the fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles mattrodnyc, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Facing the ocean is more expensive (obviously) but it is where you get the real luxury of this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles elyse-06, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view is best”
 of 5 bubbles dbwbear, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved our ocean view with a fire pit! I was out there day and night enjoying the fire that over looked the 18th hole of the old course.”
 of 5 bubbles 642emilyj, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“South side rooms have great views of the Ocean golf course and of the ocean, itself..”
 of 5 bubbles czechchickfb, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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