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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start with a review for this "Inn?" The legal "rules" were all met, there was a bed, pillows, shower and toilet. However the presentation was more reminisce of a seedy 1967 motel in a downtrodden area of a major city. All this is fine if you were getting what you paid for. At a whopping $250 a night,... More

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Modesto, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 September 8, 2014

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 September 2, 2014

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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9 hotel reviews
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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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4 hotel reviews
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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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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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