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Long Beach, California
Reviewed November 22, 2014

I highly recommend this hotel. Staff is friendly, very professional, and nice. Food at the hotel and by the golf shop is excellent. Room service is perfect. We had some problems with the wi-fi, but the Hotel staff was doing everything they could to get it back up and running, and they did! It is all about how you handle...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 14, 2014

This review mostly pertains to the dog friendliness of the hotel. According to the Bay Woof Newsletter, this hotel is the #1 most dog-friendly luxury hotel in Northern California. We stayed here over the weekend in October with our dog and booked the "Posh Pooch Package". Pros: Beautiful grounds. Hotel is aging but the views are spectacular. Trails leading to...

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Dear QuidditchSuperStar, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay. We regret to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations, as we are happy to accommodate our guests’ pets. While there are some restrictions as to where dogs are permitted within resort, we try to offer ample room for pets to roam...

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Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed 2 wonderful nights at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay and loved every minute of it! We have visited several Ritz Carlton hotels in the U.S. and all have been great experiences, however, this may surpass them all. The property is beautiful with a fantastic setting, overlooking the ocean and golf course on 2 sides....

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steveandbette
Reviewed November 11, 2014

One of the best places I have ever stayed. Amazing rooms, view was breathtaking. Service impeccable. Golf course on site was wonderful and service was great. From the valet to the check in, throughout all the restaurants everyone was just right there for your needs. The valet asked if I wanted to send my clubs directly to the golf course...

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Napa, California
Reviewed November 9, 2014

The setting is beautiful. Service to the cottage was slow. Also there was a bag of garbage that stayed outside our room for a full day. A light bulb was out and the basin couldn't hold water. For the price, the attention to detail could have been better.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have passed by this hotel on my way to Pebble Beach for years and never stopped to stay. Big mistake! I was missing what I believe to be one of, if not the best coastal resort in Calif. The Ritz is easy to overlook as it sits on the real Calif. coast between SF and Monterey/Carmel. The hotel sits...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed November 6, 2014

This hotel is located close to the ocean and has wonderful views of the breaking waves from most of the rooms. When booking a reservation, book a room on the first floor if you want a gas fire pit to enjoy in the evenings or a room at the third floor or above for the views. Many of the rooms...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just spent 5 days here and everything was about as perfect as you could imagine. the location, the people (can't say enough about the people), the food, the resort all top notch. Rooms were nice, beds comfortable and service (people) great. Even the weather could not have been better. The restaurants were outstanding...Sunday brunch was out of this world but...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful property, but probably wasted on people that don't golf. There are two top-notch 18 hole courses here. The restaurant Nava is superb. Try the Sunday brunch; it is excellent. The spa is Superb. Worth it even just for the dsy. The gym is also really nice: spotless, everything well-maintained. The rooms are also very well maintained, everything in working...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed November 3, 2014

I spent four days at the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. This is a special resort and the location is as close to perfection as you can get. I was so lucky to have arrived on the days I had picked as the weather was simply amazing for this area. I had an ocean view room and fire pit which was...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: $646 - $1,024 (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:
The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Hotel Half Moon Bay
Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
Ritz Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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“Get a room at least with the fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles mattrodnyc, 2 days ago | Read review
“Facing the ocean is more expensive (obviously) but it is where you get the real luxury of this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles elyse-06, 5 days ago | Read review
“Ocean view is best”
 of 5 bubbles dbwbear, 6 days ago | Read review
“We loved our ocean view with a fire pit! I was out there day and night enjoying the fire that over looked the 18th hole of the old course.”
 of 5 bubbles 642emilyj, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“South side rooms have great views of the Ocean golf course and of the ocean, itself..”
 of 5 bubbles czechchickfb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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