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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I (and our dog) stayed here overnight. The rooms are European-style and very cute. The hotel is in a good location with lots of coffee shops and restaurants in walking distance. The staff was helpful and friendly.

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Half Moon Bay Inn. We strive to provide a fabulous stay for our guests and their furry friend. We appreciate the time you took to review your stay. We look forward to your next visit.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This little Inn is in a great location and the employees were so kind and inviting. I absolutely loved our room and it was a great little escape for our first trip together. Will stay here every time I visit Half Moon.

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had the downstairs studio round the side. It was 1950s diner style, spacious and very well appointed. Real quality kitchen accessories and a lovely dining area made it ideal for families wishing to self-cater. Lovely toiletries, comfy beds in a lovely small town America environment. Highly recommended.

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at The Half Moon Bay Inn. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

Truckee, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I have been staying at the Half Moon Bay Inn for a while now. They give my company a great rate and the rooms are really cute. Beds are super comfortable. Very clean and staff is super friendly. Located on main street. This Hotel offers several different types of rooms and some that are villa style. This is a must...

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Half Moon Bay Inn. it is our pleasure to have you as a valued corporate guest. Thank you for choosing to stay with us when you are traveling.

Chino Hills, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

While booking hotels you always suspect the pictures are nicer than the actual property. This boutique hotel is even more impressive in person! Friendly front desk service with a nice welcoming glass of wine. The proprietor of this little gem has paid attention to the details of a comfotable stay. I walked around taking pictures of the painted frescoes and...

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Half Moon Bay Inn. Thank you for your positive review. We hope that you will return in the future.

Temecula, California
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My Husband and I headed up Coastal California for our 26th wedding anniversary and we were looking for Boutique Hotels along the way. We were so happy to find HMB Inn. At Check in we were greeted very down to earth and super friendly by 2 Ladies that gave us a glass of wine and brought us to our room....

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Half Moon Bay Inn for your 26th anniversary. We hope that your future travels will allow a return visit.

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Half Moon Bay Inn for 4 nights last summer and found it to be well-located and welcoming. The room we had was a small, inside room with no view but also not on the street, so quiet. The Inn is at an intersection of 2 small streets and over a bustling restaurant. There is also a popular...

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Half Moon Bay Inn. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We have larger rooms and suites with kitchens to offer and all of our rooms have desks to accommodate our guests needs. We hope that your future travels will send you to the Half Moon Bay Inn again and...

Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We only had a one night stay but what a cute little place this is! The bed was humongous and incredibly comfy. It really had an old inn feel but the rooms were modern and spacious. Lovely bathrooms too. Also check out the amazing Italian beneath! We would love to visit again, the whole experience felt very personal. Lovely hotel!

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hmbinn_HalfMoonBay, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to review the Half Moon Bay Inn. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next stay with us.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Pleasant check in, got showed to quite nice room with shared patio. Comfy bed but hot overnight. We didn't get offered any wine, shame. We did have a nice stay but we did mention the bathroom sink has a large starburst crack, looked like been there a while. Don't think they were very impressed that we said about it. It...

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hmbinn_HalfMoonBay, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you weren't offered wine. We have it available for our guests anytime they would like it. Sorry for the misunderstanding. The sink has been replaced. We had to schedule a window of time between guests to accomplish the task. Thank you for your understanding and I do hope your travels will send you...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely midweek night away. We thought this hotel was a good value and simple gem. Pros: Friendly staff to great us and offered us a nice glass of wine to sip as she showed us the room. Clean, cute room. Free internet with no complicated code to log into. Comfortable bed. Real coffee for...

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hmbinn_HalfMoonBay, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Ironically, because June was warmer than normal, I have already ordered ceiling fans for most of our rooms. They should be installed shortly. We strive to provide a pleasant experience for our guests and appreciate your feedback. We hope your future travels bring you back to the Half Moon Bay Inn.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This magnificent, award-winning boutique inn was built in 1932 and recently renovated to preserve its Spanish Revival Architecture. Our gorgeous and luxurious rooms have an old world charm, designed with your comfort in mind. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Half Moon Bay, you’re just a stroll away from some of the best restaurants and shops. This fantastical and luscious location is like a little bit of Europe in downtown Half Moon Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Half Moon Bay Inn

Address: 401 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1749
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: £90 - £236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Half Moon Bay Hotel Half Moon Bay
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“Cozy rooms”
 of 5 bubbles kellyv472, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The villa is great....”
 of 5 bubbles dank937, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some people have said about noise but we had quiet stay in terrazzo queen room”
 of 5 bubbles Baconbuttie, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Downtown Suite”
 of 5 bubbles jaysands2015, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Terrazzo feels very private. Esp,when no one is in next room”
 of 5 bubbles vineyta, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
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