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Harbor View Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   51 Avenue Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Half Moon Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014
Laurie R Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gold River, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place could really use a renovation. The rooms were very dated and unclean. The carpet smelled of mold and was heavily soiled. The furnishings had burn marks on them along with a layer of dust. The bedspread was thread bare with holes on the corner. The linens could have used an extra two cycles through the washing machine. The... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately after using booking.com to book what looked like a nice room by the ocean. It was anything but. Pictures not even close!!! Checked in, smelled mold, no ac was on temp in upper 70's, looked at dirty carpet, crappy bed, no Flatscreen (as seen on pictures on Booking.com) old tube TV. Just looked really run down. Nothing like the... More 

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Nevada City, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The staff acts nice enough, but is not willing to assist in any way when there is a problem. The rooms are dated & cleaned as much as they can be, but the smell is overwhelming. I could barely stand to be in the room as my head was throbbing form whatever they used to clean the carpets or whatever... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have never seen such awful towels in $150 a night motel. I usually don't write reviews but they should buy new towels. The traffic on highway 1 kept us awake most of the night. The last morning, the hot water heater broke and we did not have a hot shower. They apologized but didn't offer any price break for... More 

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Chicago, IL
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Be very careful regarding pricing - don't count on what you book! I booked directly from their website and printed off the confirmation page. When I checked in the front desk agent said she had never seen that confirmation sheet and that the price was different. She asked for the email confirmation (which I hadn't looked at), when I pulled... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I arrived early, around 10AM, because I wanted to drop off a large, bulky bag I had. It was too early for check-in, and the front desk area was a bit too small for the size bag I had. They were willing to leave it in the small space between the desk and customer space and the employee space (which... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

during the booking process, Marina was quite helpful. She assisted me in cancelling my Booking .com reservation, and booked a room for my friend and I and honoring the rate from Bookin.com. When we arrived at the hotel our room had since been cancelled!!! They never reached out to us. Marina never offered us an explanation of why it was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband and I were on a 9 day trip to California to celebrate our 40th anniversary. We had booked all of our hotel rooms in advance except for the last night of our trip. We decided to stay near the coast on our last night in California. We booked the Harbor View Inn in order to be close to... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is the 5th time we have stayed at Harbor View Inn. Before renovation the rooms were affordable but dated. Immediately after reno they were really quite nice, if pricey. In three years they have become worn, dirty, and the linens are dingy and threadbare. We will NEVER stay here again. The best things about this hotel currently are a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Checked in at 3:30 and discovered that the carpet was soaking wet. Front desk said it would dry "by 4 or 5," which was impossible. Asked for a different room and was told that all of the rooms were wet. Decided to just tough it out. Tried to plug in my laptop and found out the outlet under the desk... More 

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Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 51 Avenue Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay

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