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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Half Moon Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Bend Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife was able to come down to the bay area Aug 29-31st for a last minute visit. I was able to schedule the weekend at the Ritz last minute with a fireplace room at (what I guess was Rack rate of 900 per night). When we are together we frequent, Four Seasons, Fairmont, St, Regis and Ritz properties, so... More

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san diego, california
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Like all have said, the property is gorgeous with views of the ocean that are mesmerizing. I've been to Hawaii and along the coast of California and this view is unbelievably beautiful. We had an ocean facing room and opened the windows at night to fall asleep listening to the crashing waves. Rooms are big and so is the bathroom.... More

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New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just finishing up our family's latest stay here -- between us, our fourth or fifth time. Our business was at Stanford this week, but we can never resist the scenery and overall comfort of this property, despite the winding drive from Half Moon Bay to the freeway (neither especially convenient nor predictable). Nothing in Palo Alto can compare . Fire... More

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Briarcliff Manor, New York, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed in more than 20 Ritz Carlton hotels throughout the years and this is the worst. While the hotel is located on the Pacific and is very beautiful, the service leaves something to be desired and unless you are having a wedding at the hotel they don't care about you at all. During the three nights we were... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here to celebrate my wife's birthday for a long weekend before meeting family in SF. The property & hotel proper are beautiful but, consistent with a recent comment, the hotel & golf courses were extremely busy. A five hour round appears to be the weekend norm and the wait for an elevator (only 2) can become unbearable. I highly... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several 5 star hotels in the bay area but this Ritz demonstrates the difference. First, location. It sits on a bluff overlooking half moon bay. Beautiful rocky and foggy coast - can't go wrong. and when the sun breaks through it's amazing. Then, staff - the Ritz staff before and during our stay were superb - professional, polite... More

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Dear jvabalos50, Thank you for your kind words and for your recent stay at The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. As you noted, our unique location, nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, and breathtaking views are what make a stay at our resort so memorable. We're so pleased that you enjoyed so much of what we... More

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed two nights in an ocean front room. The view was amazing. The room luxurious and clean with every detail thought of. Buffet breakfast was wonderfully fresh and our server Lulu was outstanding. The staff was professional and friendly not stuffy so we felt at home. The Concierge, Russell was terrific as well. We could not... More

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What you come to expect from a Ritz Carlton but with a Scottish flair. The only seaside hotel in the bay area, you come for the view and stay for the luxury. Our room was a club level, ocean view. While celebrating a special occasion, we were greeted by congratulations and a room decorated with rose petals and music specifically... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful property with impeccable service! I loved watching the sunset every night. The seafood was fresh but the restaurants here are way too pricey. The room was luxurious. Would come back when I can afford it. Definitely worth the splurge for a special occasion.

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

This is a gorgeous hotel in the usual Ritz-Carlton mode that has been advertised as the only seaside hotel in the Bay area. Unboxing: The property is limited access down a residential street in middle-class Half Moon Bay, a town that has nothing in common with a Ritz-Carlton in terms of clientele (that is not a slam on the town,... More

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Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay 5*
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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, an elite golf and spa resort hotel. With two distinct guest room experiences from the guest houses to our main building, the hotel combines the beauty of the Northern California coast with the history of old Scotland. ... more   less 
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