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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once my sweet husband and I settled into our gorgeous ocean house suite, we hardly wanted to move! Soothing is the color scheme, spacious is the room, spectacular is the view, stupendously marbled is the bathroom! All the ritzy comforts at hand! Cool it is during the early mornings and late evenings! It was simply lovely to put our own... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this property for three nights in mid-August. Our first encounter with the valet staff set the tone for almost all our interactions with the staff. They were professional, friendly, and sincere. Upon check-in, we were upgraded from two ocean view fire pit rooms in the Guest House to an ocean front fire pit suite that adjoined an... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear mom_of_2NJ, Thank you for your sharing the details of your stay. It is lovely to hear that your experience began on a high note with exceptional service from our ladies and gentlemen. We are pleased you were impressed with our well-appointed Ocean Front Terrace Fire Pit Room and enjoyed the comfort of your bed. From roasting s’mores around the... More 

Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Area surrounding the hotel sketchy. The property itself is gorgeous and therefore there is no need to leave to go anywhere. Thought that the ocean view rooms would ALL have balconies. That was a surprise. Also found out too late that I did not book the spa with enough to notice so couldn't get in. Club lounge is... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear lbmremax, We are grateful for your kind review. It is a joy to hear that you were pleased with our elegant design, Club Lounge and remarkable service. We regret that certain aspects of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay did not exceed your expectations and appreciate your feedback. We would be delighted to discuss alternate room options and spa services... More 

Monte Sereno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived at Ritz Half Moon Bay for a golf tournament. Our room was ocean view with outside fireplace. It really makes the experience that much better as the views are really amazing for hours into the evening and all am as well. The golf course was in spectacular shape. The service at the pro shop was first rate. We... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear girlsgolftoo, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are thrilled you had the opportunity to compete on our challenging golf course. The views of the coast are truly unforgettable. After your long days, we are pleased our fire pit provided relaxation. We look forward to our next opportunity to serve you. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton,... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at about 3 pm and the room was not ready till 4 pm. However we had a room overlooking the ocean with an indoor as well as outdoor fire place. This is a very beautiful property with so many things to do such as golfing, spa, and bycling around. The rooms are plus and the toilets are beautiful... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear budsy987, We appreciate your kind words. It is a joy to hear that our oceanfront views, elegantly appointed guest room, and relaxing fire pits were highlights of your spectacular stay. It sounds as though you had the opportunity to enjoy many of our unique offerings and we are pleased to hear it. We hope to welcome you back for... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not only was the hotel grounds breathtakingly beautiful, but my fiance (then, boyfriend) worked with Bianca and staff to plan the most perfect proposal. The pictures they were able to capture, even on a foggy day, are amazing. We greatly appreciate the staff going above and beyond to make it the most memorable vacation ever.

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear bnowak2, Thank you for sharing your review, and congratulations on your engagement. We were honored to have played a role in this special event in your lives. We wish you the very best and invite you back anytime for another remarkable stay. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The scenery around the resort is breathtaking. Simply amazing views was worth our trip from the East coast. We booked a resort room and used one of our complimentary club upgrades with our Ritz Reward credit card. The room was great for the two of us. The club was wonderful. We enjoyed the breakfast everyday. Sure could use some variety... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear bcw7777, Your review has been a pleasure to read. We appreciate your loyalty to The Ritz-Carlton and are elated that your visit in Half Moon Bay met your expectations overall. With waking up each morning to a run along the coastal trail, enjoying outstanding cuisine in our restaurants and concluding the day by the fire, it sounds as though... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a review for the spa. I love visiting the Ritz here for a spa day since I live so close. Every time I'm here, I have an unforgettable experience. Everyone is always so friendly and I feel pampered. The spa area is nice and always clean. The services, especially the massages, are just phenomenal. And the location: stunning!... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Lori T, Thank you for your kind review. We are thrilled to hear that you have had the opportunity to join us for many remarkable experiences in our spa and that each have left you feeling at ease. It is always a pleasure to serve you and we are looking forward to your return. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen... More 

San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we are locals, our three day stay at the Ritz was still a memorable vacation. Each sunrise and sunset were breath-taking. A beautiful coastal walk is highlighted by wildflowers and uncrowded beaches. Having lounge access is worth whatever price is being asked. The views from the lounge and the snacks complete a perfect getaway.

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear 5fortravel, We appreciate you taking a moment to share your thoughts. At The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, we aim to provide spectacular experiences to each of our guests and we are elated to know we were successful in this throughout your stay. It sounds as though the magnificent views of the ocean and our lush landscape were highlights of... More 

Peachtree City, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night, prior to leaving the area. All that I can say is: "Wow"! The property, both inside and out is immaculately maintained. The room was spotlessly clean. Further, the room itself was very spacious... we had a first floor fire pit room, with a fire pit on our back patio. The room overlooked the Pacific and golf... More 

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear forteiii, We appreciate you taking a moment to share your lovely review. We are elated to hear your experience went above and beyond your expectations with our elegantly-appointed Terrace Fire Pit Room and exceptional service from our ladies and gentlemen. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, an elite golf and spa resort hotel. With two distinct guest room experiences from the guest houses to our main building, the hotel highlights the beauty of the Northern California coast with a modern and elegant decor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2376
Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: $687 - $1,171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 261
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Also Known As:
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Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
Ritz Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton
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#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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