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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average7%
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is a very comfortable visit on a wonderful ocean view site.The staff are very welcoming and obviously well trained. Rooms are well provisioned and very comfortable beds and well provided with bathroom amenities. I wish the windows would open to let in the ocean...More

1  Thank Derek94904
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Derek94904, Thank you for the lovely review. We are overjoyed to learn that you had such a wonderful getaway to the Pacific Coast. It is an honor for us to receive your positive feedback concerning the beauty of the property, our friendly and accommodating...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Property with a majestic, castle-like exterior complete with an old English countryside theme overlooking the California coastline in Half Moon Bay. Definitely the best accommodation in the area but my weekend stay was disappointing especially compared to other 5 star hotels as well as its...More

1  Thank Cindy K
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Cindy K, Thank you for being our guest and for taking a moment to share with us your valuable feedback on your stay. While we were pleased to learn that you enjoyed our beautiful oceanfront setting reminiscent of the Scottish coast and our sunset...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Spent three days at HMB in early March and was not disappointed. The staff was amazing, always had a smile, and was constantly looking to help. The restaurants, while a bit pricey, were top notch. The grounds were exquisite and breathtaking. The rooms were spacious...More

1  Thank steven P
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 12 March 2018

Dear steven P, Thank you for the review. How wonderful that you had such a great stay. Whether it was the exceptional service from our Ladies and Gentlemen or the breathtaking rooms and views, we are glad that you enjoyed yourself on the coast. We...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went for a Saturday for our anniversary. From start to finish, the Ritz Half Moon Bay delivers. Every employee makes eye contact and welcomes you with smiles and sincerity. They call you by name and aim to please. Seriously, every employee... We got upgraded upon...More

2  Thank Frazier5
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Frazier5, Thank you for leaving us with your experience. We are honored to have been the venue for your anniversary celebration. How wonderful that you were treated to such great service from our Ladies and Gentlemen, along with stunning ocean views of the California...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

The location is spectacular and the Hotel is decorated so beautiful to the last detail with fresh flowers and an entourage to make the most distinguished guest feel welcome. The food was delicious and as expected high end delicacies like caviar, numerous imported cheeses, fresh...More

Thank rdittmer0730
Response from Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon BayResponded 5 March 2018

Dear rdittmer0730, Thank you for the review. We could not be happier to learn about your excellent brunch with us in Half Moon Bay. From the beautiful decor to the delicious delicacies, we're glad that you felt welcome at our table. We look forward to...More

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Pool
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
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Laundry Service
Concierge
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Multilingual Staff
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Golf Course
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Heated pool
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US$754 - US$1,455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$754 - US$1,455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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fitginger
27 March 2018|
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Response from MairiCheshire | Reviewed this property |
There is a beautiful paved coastal path from the hotel through the golf course. Only 2-3 miles. May extent further but I’m afraid I don’t know.
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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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"Usually Ocean view rooms are only marginally expensive (may be 10-20%) than non ocean rooms, for the full..."
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"Rooms along the golf course that face the ocean"
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"As described in greater detail in my review, we really liked the Guest House ocean view fire pit room."
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"request an ocean suote room away from main lodge"
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