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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Second time to the Ritz at Half Moon Bay. Rooms and views are spectacular. Staff was very attentive and polite. From the wait staff, concierge, to the spa everyone was excellent. Very relaxing location with great views. Walk, job or ride the coastal bike trail south. It will take you to shops and local restaurants which are also great.

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Hayward, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to celebrate anniversary of my business in this spectacular location. Most of the thing had been great including venue and food Presentation and assistance . Small detail need to be kept in mind this hotel require 100% prepayment but they serve wines and other beverages without giving you a bill. Sure enough they charge my small party of... More

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New York, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 hotel reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's been a while since I have written a review even though I have traveled quite a bit, but this place was so spectacular that I had to log in and write this. Stayed for two nights two weeks ago and everything really was superb, but the strength of this hotel is in the location. I could never tire of... More

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Granite Bay, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really love this hotel, but our recent stay was not as nice as it could have been. When I pay $1,300.00 a night for a room with an ocean view I expect to be able to enjoy that view without everyone and his brother peering in the windows as they walk by. We had to leave the curtains closed... More

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Chandler
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have always wanted to stay at this property as the pictures from web looked wonderful. The pictures were accurate the location is beautiful (firepit ocean side room) but the service is not up to Ritz standard that we expected. This trip alone we stayed at three different Ritz properties. We had a car service drop us off, no one... More

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Novato, California
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13 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm sorry but there is no way three glasses of wine and one martini should $75. That is what the tab was for having a cocktail before heading downtown for dinner at Pasta Moon. It is the most expensive cocktails that I can recall from anywhere in the world I have been. Even the luxury hotels in downtown SF are... More

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

Dear TheBlum, We regret to hear you didn’t receive the value you had hoped for during your most recent visit. We know price is a consideration for every guest, which is why we take great care to provide only the highest quality offerings. Please note that our menu features many different wines in a wide price range, including limited and... More

Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've travelled a bit (Italy-France-Portugal-Prague-Vienna-Budapest-Greece-Costa Rica-Mexico) and have stayed at wonderful hotels throughout the US, The Ritz at Half Moon Bay is beautiful and worth the money. It was our 25th anniversary so you might understand that "expectations" ran a little higher. The staff could not have been nicer. Our room was decorated in flower petals with the number 25... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for one night a few weeks ago and wanted to stay longer. This place was top notch all the way. Greeted with a glass of wine while checking in. We were upgraded upon check in to an ocean view room. Just a wonderful property that made us not want to leave. Played both golf courses and enjoyed them... More

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San Francisco
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay and 4th visit to this property. I have stayed twice for business and dined twice for pleasure. I've been on sunny weekends and foggy ones too and each time the experience was lovely. The setting is stunning and the property extremely well-maintained. Food is great. I am most impressed with the overall customer service, especially... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you'd expect from a Ritz Carlton this is a lovely hotel with a beautiful location on the Pacific coast just south of San Francisco. We had dinner in the restaurant next to the huge window that overlooks the ocean and so watched the sun go down which was a real treat. The reason for four rather than five stars... More

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

Dear bpoynter, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review of your stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. We are pleased to know you enjoyed a beautiful view during dinner, but regret that the quality of cuisine did not match the lovely setting. It sounds like an uncharacteristic misstep from our typically great chefs, and... 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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