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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   324 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Ranked #8 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sunnyvale, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not a fan at all!! The rooms dont have AC which is not a big deal if you have fans to bring in the outside air. The outside needs paint really bad!! There was a band playing down the street so with the windows open you hear everything! I really wish when people bring there pets they would keep them... More

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Richmond, VA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were many problems and issues. First, there are 21 rooms and they all can't fit in that small house, so it seems unlikely you will be staying in a charming room in a charming house. Most rooms are above flanking businesses; motel style. They managed to loose our reservation despite a confirmation number, but we nonetheless stayed there the... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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139 reviews 139 reviews
17 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi Again Folks. We rented one of their suites for five nights which was well kept, light and airy. The sea breeze kept the place cool all the time. The exterior needs a little work but its OK on the whole. There is no printer available to print up boarding passes - we did that at the local library. The... More

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Mariposa, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in what they call "deluxe queen". The room was very pleasant, large in size with high ceiling. Attractive wall paper up to height of doors, then walls painted white above that, adding to the open, roomy feeling. Hard wood floor. A large window in the bedroom, and another large window in the bathroom (which has old... More

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Jacksonville, FL
12 reviews 12 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First, let me say that the Zaballa House is in a fantastic location - smack dab in the middle of the quaint Main Street of Half Moon Bay. They are sitting on a goldmine here, and if they would spend a little to update the place, they would see a huge ROI. I will say that the room was very... More

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Federal Way, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed in one of the suites. I was very disappointed. No phone in the room. One fork to eat with. No guide for TV channels. No directions to use the heater in the bedroom. No directions to use the Gas Fireplace in the living area. No directions to use the Whirlpool. Toilet had to be flushed several times just... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The rooms inside of the main house of this B&B give you more of an "experience". This last time we stayed in one of the rooms in the side building. This room had more of a motel feel - but the room was clean and the price was ok. The breakfast the next morning was excellent. Zaballa House has a... More

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San Jose, California
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My best friend and I are pretty into haunted/supposedly haunted hotels (form your own opinions, we don't mind, we've heard it all! haha). We had read online, on a few websites actually, that Zaballa House possibly hosted a ghost or two and decided to take a one night visit. Half Moon Bay is pretty close to us (San Jose, CA),... More

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If Motel 6 ran a B&B, this would be it. The staff were completely disengaged and mostly acted like guests were a bother. The breakfast is exactly as shown on the website - fruit and bread, and nothing else, and it's exactly the same everyday. My wife likes tea in the morning, yet she had to ask the staff for... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I had a very good stay at the Zaballa House, it's location is right down town. Very close to the beech also. The room was clean and nice. The only problem was I was charged twice for the one nights stay, Now it is very hard to get a call back from the manager. Been working on it for 45... More

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Address: 324 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Zaballa House 3*
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