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Half Moon Bay Inn

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401Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Half Moon Bay Inn
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sonoma County, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
54 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This inn is within walking distance to everything on Main Street (shops, restaurants, etc) and for that reason it can be very noisy. It is situated above a restaurant, which creates noise from early a.m. till late p.m. The rooms are very nicely appointed, with above average amenities like locally made (paraben & SLS free) soaps, shampoos and lotions. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed in the colossal king room. Jamie the owner has thought of every nice comfort. Wonderful linens, toiletries, décor, organic coffee with real cream in room. Microwave & refrigerator. The most amazing comfy bed and pillows. We slept better than anywhere we have stayed. The staff is so friendly and welcoming a truly wonderful Inn! Great location walking distance... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give the Half Moon Bay Inn such a great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Folsom, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I would give this place 3.5 starts if that was possible. It was hard to decide between 3 and 4 stars. We were in one of the colossal king rooms. The bed was big and fluffy and soooo comfortable. I slept really well. The hotel is on the main street in Half Moon Bay with lots of cute shops and... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. we are so happy enjoyed your stay at the Half Moon Bay Inn. I appreciate your comments and took the area rug to be cleaned, just in case, We look forward to you visiting us again in the future. More 

new york city
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had the twin room which had adequate space. The beds were amazing, what fantastic bedding. The toiletries and amenities in the room and in the hallway is a clear indication that the owners are thoughtful. From fresh fruits to tea and coffee, water, wifi... it's all readily available. The location is right in the middle of town, a 20... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. Your timing was perfect to enjoy the smoked salmon that my husband had brought back from his Alaskan fishing trip. We hope that you will stay with us on tour next visit to Half Moon Bay. More 

Naples, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a very nice hotel within walking distance of some fine restaurants. Rooms are clean and the staff is pleasant and helpful. Only drawback is that there is no a/c and the hotel is on the main highway. I like a bit of air and so had to leave the window open. I needed earplugs, but i'd still come... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed Half Moon Bay. I'm not positive that you stayed at the Half Moon Bay Inn because we are located on Main Street in town and not the main highway. We are located conveniently to the restaurants and shops on Main Street. If you do visit Half Moon Bay again,... More 

Sacramento, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a great little Inn located downtown Main St. Half Moon Bay, Ca. We were greeted and helped to our room by the Inns wonderful hostess. She even offered to help carry our very heavy bags. ( I wouldn't let her ). She returned later with a glass of wine for both of us along with some smoked salmon.... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to post this review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with and will come back again in the future. It was my pleasure to have you stay at the Half Moon Bay Inn. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was a warm day, unusual perhaps, but that made this stay uncomfortable. No AC, no vent in the bathroom (so humid after a shower you couldn't breathe), huge AC unit right outside the window that ran until midnight (no AC meant we had to have the lone window open); but the worst was the "music" from the kitchen crew... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were uncomfortable staying at the Half Moon Bay inn. Normally, Half Moon Bay is cooler than the rare temperature you experienced. Our building was built in the 1930's and although completely renovated, with our guest's cofort in mind, we do not have AC because it is rarely needed. For those rare days, we do have fan's. Your... More 

Nevada
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117 reviews 117 reviews
59 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Located right in the old part of town, which has quaint shops and interesting restaurants ,book stores and is perfect for nice stroll. We were on a walking vacation from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay. This was the perfect ending to perfect trip. We didn't have a car and needed to rely on public transportation back to the city.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Booked two rounds of golf at HMB old course and ocean course as part of a play and stay package. Golf was top notch but the stay at HMB Inn was disappointing. Rooms directly above the restaurant make for poor and VERY noisy night(s) rest. The late night noise from the restaurant to the loud clanging of pots and pans... More 

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hmbinn, Owner at Half Moon Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that we did not meet your expectations. We are located in the heart of our small downtown area and have no control over the sounds that disturbed you. We do have other rooms that are located away from the street noise. We do our best to insure a pleasant stay for our guests. I hope that you... More 

Garland, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

So Romantic! I loved this inn. My Husband and I stayed here on an anniversary trip and LOVED it. Everything was clean and comfortable. We ate at the little italian restaurant right there and it was beautiful- and yummy. The little town is quaint- we were there in October 2011 during their pumpkin festival and the beach is only a... More 

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