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Harbor View Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   51 Avenue Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Modesto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For the price we paid (close to $300) we were told we had a Harbor View. Well they did not lie, had to look across a parking lot, Hwy 1, another parking lot and somewhere out there was the Harbor. Next problem, with the Harbor view you also get the Hwy noise and fog horn or what ever the annoying... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't quite what we expected as view of harbour was across Highway 1. Other than that was clean and comfortable. Parking was easy and restaurants a 5 min walk away. Breakfast was a collect from reception and was varied and adequate. Reasonably good fro the price.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's see where to start....I am not a particularly picky person....however.... Carpet filthy Box spring looked like someone had thrown up off the side of the bed Beds very uncomfortable NOISY location....right on Hwy 1 No air conditioning so you couldn't close the windows The place needs a deep cleaning and some updating and new beds for starters!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jackie at the front desk made us very welcome the moment we stepped into reception. She have us sound advice on several local restaurants ( the Brewery at Half Moon Bay ) was excellent. Room a little dated but clean and spacious , would return if in the area again

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Livingston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Very few rooms for a last minute adventure to Half Moon Bay. The Harbor View is your typical 60's era style that may have had some recent upgraded. Upstairs queen for $200 midweek price. Close to beach. Easy in & out. The continental breakfast was good for a continental breakfast, typical fare. The front desk gal was delightful. Friendly and... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The location of this older motel was perfect for our stay in Half Moon Bay. It is reminiscent of a motel from the 70s but the rooms have been remodeled. Expect basic rooms with small dorm size refrigerators, outdoor hallways, local people and excellent service. This is just the right kind of place to stay on a trip up the... More

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I stayed here for 2 weeks while traveling on business. I stayed in one of the remodeled rooms, and found it on par with places like Aloft or The Element. The remodeled rooms have a familiar boutique feel. The exterior of the hotel is cute and clean. At the end of the day, this is still pretty much a motel,... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Nice place to stay after touring San Francisco. Cheaper than down downtown San Francisco and with free parking. Each room had a good view of the harbor but fog did not lift the following morning. Recommended for a romantic stay. No frig or microwave in the room. The breakfast had sausage egg cheese sandwiches, milk, coffee and assorted pastries. The... More

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North Fork, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A fine little place for the money. Courteous staff. Clean room and comfortable beds. We enjoyed our window seat and the nice view of Pillar Point Harbor. Easy walk to the pier and a delightfully quirky Cafe Classique for a robust home made breakfast.

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Halfmoon bay is expensive, but this place was way over rated even for the rate. The rooms are old, the bathrooms clean but dingy. The walls are extremely thin. I wouldn't stay here again and we were very jealous we couldn't afford to move hotels like two of our friends did.

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Address: 51 Avenue Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Harbor View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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