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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When the fog has lifted the views are spectacular. There is lots to like about the hotel, great service and location. A short walk along a coastal path and then stairs down to the beach. The chairs around the fire pits fill quickly but overall a nice experience. The pool is a little out of place, relatively small and enclosed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed here many times but never on business before. It's not as fun :-). This stay was also mid-week, Tuesday to Thursday, which seems to be a busy time for companies to host events at this Ritz. It's a beautiful, amazing property and the rooms are fabulous. One of the best hotels in the most gorgeous setting ever. But... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were at the Ritz for a wedding. While helping the Brides Mother I was mistaken by the Ritz Wedding Planner as a vendor and was treated horribly, paper was shoved in my face and she was yelling at my 32 year old daughter and myself. Once we left she ran after us to yell more and my daughter let... More 

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Nevada City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fabulous treat for our Favorite Mothers. We were treated like royalty in the Spa, loved the elegant setting on the cliffs, and reveled in the warmth of the fire pits at sunset. The service is the highest standard we have always received while staying at Ritz Carlton Properties. We will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second stay at this remarkable property, the first occurring six years ago. Neither the extraordinary view nor the impeccable service has changed. The interior design, however, did, and for the better. It would seem that when this property first opened under the R-C flag it was destined to meet early Marriott expectations: comfortable and earthy (read: beige).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to the Half Moon Bay 6 times and cannot tell you how great it is, get a room with the fire outside on the patio, amazing, take marsh mellows.You can have a buggy outside your room during your stay to help with the clubs etc, indoor pool is really relaxing.

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Vienna, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes the Ritz is pricey. The only reason we ended up staying here for 2 nights is because I had enough points for one of the nights. But oh boy is it worth it. I had mentioned that we had just gotten married while trying to book a spa service. We were greated with congratulations upon checking. We were upgraded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say that hasn't been said? This is a long overdue review but I was lucky enough to have my wedding reception here in 2012 and it was amazing. The grounds are breathtaking and the honeymoon suite was gorgeous beyond imagination. The staff here went above and beyond to accommodate us. I've also eaten at the hotel restaurant... More 

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

Dear sueliu22, We are delighted to hear from a former bride who continues to visit us to this day. It is wonderful to hear that your special day was one to remember. We hope that returning to our resort brings back memories of your wedding day that you can cherish forever. Thank you for updating us, as at this point,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was first class from the moment we checked in. We arrived o Mother's Day and the brunch was amazing, then a walk along the cliff and down to the beach... All this coupled with amazing service led to an sublime stay. Definitely would revisit!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at this hotel for a business meeting and was thoroughly disappointed. Upon check-in, they told this Marriott Gold member that they were "full" and the only room available was an ADA room. You don't ask a 6'4" person to go into an ADA room and certainly not a Gold member. However, they insisted this was the only... More 

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

Dear jskyler, Thank you for writing in to let us know of your recent experience. It is never ideal when we cannot accommodate our valued Marriott Gold members. Unfortunately, circumstances sometimes dictate, due to periods of high occupancy, that upgrades are not available at check-in. We regret that we could not recognize your status this way during your visit. Furthermore,... More 

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