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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view is absolutely amazing!! You have to get a drink or roast a s'more on their property! The restaurant is very good and service overall is great. Add ons of $40 parking and resort fees are a little annoying, but expected I guess. Very clean and up to date. I would recommend getting a room with a private fire... More 

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

Dear Brenna I, Thank you for your review and your recommendation of a room with a fire pit. Nothing quite compares to an evening spent with a cocktail and s’mores while taking in the views that you so loved. We hope that every part of your visit to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay was as pleasant as the sights, and... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Living in the Bay Area for over 20 years I look for great places for a weekend getaway often. RCHMB is my favorite!! Every time I go I am instantly on vacation. This is the kind of place you go to and never leave the entire weekend. The service is excellent and I've never had a bad room or experience.... More 

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

Dear Sheila C, Thank you for your review! It’s a treat to hear from a local who has stayed with us on so many occasions. Nothing is more special to us than knowing you have received consistently excellent service during each and every visit. Thank you for your recommendations that will be a great help toward our future visitors, and... More 

New York, NY
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47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well done, Ritz, well done. In my opinion the Ritz brand has a diverse range of properties from modern and elegant to stuffy and dated. I have been to Ritz hotels that I have loved and ones that I couldn't believe were considered a Ritz. This one was tastefully beachy, and I think it might be my favorite Ritz. The... More 

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

Dear bbdeluca, Wow, thank you for counting us among your favorite Ritz-Carlton resorts. In designing our suites and common areas, evoking the essence of the Pacific Ocean was our primary goal. It is wonderful to know that by biking, or simply when in your accommodations, you could fully appreciate our location along the coast. You also joined us on a... More 

Seoul
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

스코틀랜드를 연상케 하는 골프 코스와 훌륭한 경치. 조용한 휴식처로는 최고라고 생각합니다. 아침은 평범했지만 점심, 저녁 케이터링은 정말 수준급이었습니다. Even though I am not a golf player, I could see it had a fantastic golf course. With bagpipe performance at sunset, it was as if I had been in Scotland - I suppose it was so intended from the beginning by... More 

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

Dear HMLeeSeoul, Thank you for joining us for your meetings and for sharing your thoughts on our resort. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed the meals served as part of your schedule, and that you had time to enjoy some of our leisurely offerings, like an authentic bagpipe performance to coincide with the sunset. There is much more... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room itself was nice. The cleaning service did a good job. The staff was nice. My biggest complaint was the service in their restaurants. Needless to say we got two free deserts on two different occasions because the service was so slow. One afternoon, I ordered the tortilla soup but I got tomato basil soup instead. I didn't bother... More 

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

Dear GracieV2007, We are disappointed to hear that your recent stay was anything less than exceptional. Providing our guests with extraordinary service, luxe accommodations, an array of thoughtful, exciting amenities is our everyday goal. We sincerely apologize for the service in our restaurants, which, based on your account, in no way represent the thoughtfulness that should guide our interactions with... More 

Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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164 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The greatest thing about this hotel is its location. Overlooking the Bay on a golf course the views and opportunities for walking are exceptional. There are stairs to the beach, which was beautiful and clean. There is a good amount of outdoor seating as well, some by gas fire pits. Unfortunately, the gas smell from the fire pits can be... More 

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

Dear Denise A, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We regret that your stay was less-than-ideal, as we hope that every guest departs with a feeling of total and complete satisfaction. Though the advantages of the Club Lounge, with the added food and beverage service and retreat-like feel were to your liking, it is disappointing that there... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have stayed at several Ritz Carlton hotels and were disappointed at the quality of the service at this particular hotel. When we arrived the person at the front desk offered to upgrade us to a room with a partial ocean view and fire Pitt for an additional 100 dollar charge. Since we were celebrating our anniversary... More 

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

Dear Marta H, We appreciate not only your ongoing loyalty to The Ritz-Carlton brand of hotels, but for choosing our resort to celebrate your anniversary. For someone as well-traveled as yourself, you have every right to expect the best in service, and no one is more disappointed than us that we did not better perform to our standards. At your... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night. We are not golfers, so the main draw of this place (golf) was not really our "thing," but we love the Ritz brand and just wanted a quiet place to rest in the midst of a road trip. It definitely delivered - the room was gorgeous, and we had our own private fire pit!... More 

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

Dear gsp80, Golfer or not, we can absolutely provide our guests with a relaxing stay in a unique, cozy environment by the ocean. Our fire pit guest rooms- a favorite of many- open on to different areas of our resort. Some afford a bit more privacy than others, and we would be more than happy to assist in helping you... More 

Hong Kong Region, China
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A peaceful place where you can stroll on the sandy beach to relax, metal handle bars corroded by salt water so be cautious walking down the steps to the beach. Sea is very cold so don't swim in it. Kids can cycle around the hotel safely. Check-in counter supplies apples. Golf is not for the amateur there are a few... More 

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

Dear Cecilia C, Thank you for sharing your review. We are glad you were able to venture down to the beach during your visit, and you enjoyed some of the special touches that make our resort unique. These are what make for the best memories! If you are dreaming of another California coastal getaway, we hope you will once again... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night at this resort, while on our trip up the coast. The property was gorgeous and overlooked the ocean. During lunch we ate outside on the patio then afterwards we sat in a few of the rocking chairs and took in the scenery. If you are looking for a relaxing destination with fantastic views, accommodations, and service,... More 

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

Dear Tricia Z, Your review was a treat to read, and we are thrilled that we were able to provide you with all the makings of an unforgettable stay. Our part of the Californian coast can afford us some stunning views, and it seems as though you were able to find several perches from which to enjoy the Pacific. Whether... More 

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