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Pillar Point Inn

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380 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94018
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Pillar Point Inn
Ranked #10 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Berkeley, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Checking in at the Oceano Hotel front desk, I felt distinctly second-class not staying in the main hotel. The clerk was smiling and friendly, yet perfunctory, not forthcoming with directions or information. I was there for two nights, midweek, off-season, and the hotel was nearly empty. The desk clerks had nothing to do, yet they acted as though they did... More

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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This was the FIRST hotel that I've checked into that included a space heater and ear plugs as standard equipment. Very disappointing when we realized that we needed BOTH!. Noise from the street and partiers assured us of little sleep.

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Sacramento, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Pillar point Harbor is a blink-and-you'd-miss-it kinda place, with fresh sea food and lots of atmosphere. It's perfect for the kind of weekend where you'd only leave the B&B in search of sustenance. The rooms are lovely with big window seats overlooking the harbor and gas fireplaces. At night the fog rolls in and all you hear is the fog... More

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Chico, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Staying at Pillar Point is a treat. We love sitting in the window seat with the fireplace going looking out at the goings-on in the marina. From the hotel, you can walk down the trail to Half Moon Bay. A great brewery is right across the parking lot from the hotel, and the huge Mavericks waves are close by. At... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

I stayed next door at the Pillar Point B&B which Oceano owns (next store). The room was OK, fireplace was nice, bathroom needed updating. Anyways, I had a fever and bronchitis so wanted to order some food and stay in. The room had a room service menu, so I decided to order form there. I placed my order with the... More

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Pleasanton
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Unless you're a sound sleeper I wouldn't recommend this place, road noise too load with cars constantly driving down all night, 3 bars within a block with people shouting, talking till 3am, can't do anything about the fog horn sounding every 10 seconds, with windows closed we couldn't drown out noise with TV turned up, stay somewhere else if you... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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255 reviews 255 reviews
83 hotel reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

We booked the entire 11 rooms at Pillar Point in June for a wedding the weekend of October 23rd. We booked the rooms before the website went down, the voice mail box filled up and our angst grew. Fortunately my daughter (the bride) was able to drive over to the inn and determined that the Oceano Hotel & Resort next... More

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Fairfield, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2010

This wonderful bed and breakfast, our favorite since it's rennovation, has apparently ceased operation. We miss the gracious hospitality of the inkeepers, Melodye and Mary as well as the inn itself.

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mightymizike
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2009

We enjoyed our stay. The place doesn't look like much from the outside, especially compared to its neighbor, the Oceano. On the inside, though, the place was great. The room was very attractively and romantically decorated, comfortable and spacious, and the indoor gas fire made it cozy. It's within walking distance of several nice restaurants. The innkeeper was friendly, too.... More

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roseville ca
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2008

I needed a peaceful place to stay while playing a golf tournament at the famous Half Moon Bay Golf Course. The Pillar Point Inn filled the bill. It was 15 minutes from the course. The inn featured ocean and harbour views, Friendly inn keeper,,(Thanks Mary,, loved the freshly baked cookies),,. I am bringing my wife next time,,and no golf clubs...

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Address: 380 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94018
Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Pillar Point Hotel Half Moon Bay

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Pillar Point Inn is located on Half Moon Bay in the quaint village of Princeton-By-The-Sea, which is 25 miles south of San Francisco. A charming inn offering ocean view rooms, comfortable bed and home made breakfast. Renovated in 2008, this Inn offers easy access to the beach and information on activities in Half Moon Bay. ... more   less 
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