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Zaballa House

324 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Zaballa House
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Ranked #8 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
frankie12122015 Florence, Oregon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Florence, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very disappointed!, it was not the historic house where we stayed, it's a "dog house" as we felt as we walked in the room. It's a strong of dogs pee smell, the carpet had several stains and torn in some places, the couch was smelly and fealty. We had to leave the window open to air out the bad odor... More 

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Berkeley, California
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"If Motel 6 ran a B&B, this would be it." I had to laugh when I read this in another review. My husband said the same thing, after our recent stay at Zaballa House. Fortunately, it was just part of a little overnight getaway (we live a few hours away) and not to celebrate a Big Occasion. Still, we expected... More 

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Truckee, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I booked three rooms to this hotel thru Hotels.com. I was quite specific about staying in the BnB part of the hotel and Hotels.com spoke with Maria (works at the hotel) and a guarantee was printed in my confirmation. about fifteen minutes after my booking the rooms, Maria called and said she never said that we will be placed in... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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19 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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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
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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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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