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“Lovely spot” 5 of 5 stars
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Beach House at Half Moon Bay
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Half Moon Bay
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
“Lovely spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

We turned up without a reservation on a cool and foggy day and were immediately cheered up by the helpful reception and choice of rooms. We chose a full-sea view (through the fog!) on the ground floor which proved to be a good sized suite with terrace. The room was well equipped with a fridge and microwave and a very comfortable bed. But the best thing for me was the location: right on the coastal walk,next door to Sams Chowder House and in easy walking distance of other restaurants and bars. It was very quiet - the fog horn could only be heard with the windows open - and offered a simple complimentary breakfast which could be taken to your room if you wished. Only 45mins from SF International airport, so a good place to end a tour.

Room Tip: take a full sea view
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Stayed here one night with the wife and two kids. We stayed on a Sunday night and they gave us a free upgrade. Room had a beautiful deck overlooking the marina/bay. We took our free breakfast outside and ate - awesome.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Littleton, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Loved the location, the staff, the view - even in the fog! Would definitely come back.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Kristen D
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Grover Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

We've stayed here before and returned again . Everything went very well . Enjoyed the view . Enjoyed the room . Except the refrigerator in the room was a little noisey ... No problem with the fog horn noise .. The breakfast selections were small but you don't have to eat a big breakfast everyday !!!! We have a great time here .. Very quite too .. Staff very helpful

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank NoWurk
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Sebastopol, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Great, simple to access hotel with free parking, a little beach and bike/walk path right behind the hotel, great continental breakfast and coffee, pool and hot tub, room amenties such as Aveda products and a fridge, micrwave, and stove top. We kayaked by walking down 5-10 minutes to Half Mopn Bay Kayak company. Everything was easy and well done. We will definitely be back. PS Spring for the top floor penthouse rooms.....

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Temecula, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

The one problem is that in the rooms on the north end traffic from Hwy. 1 is VERY noisy. There is no air conditioning, which shouldn't be a problem except that with the windows open the road noise is bad. Due to a malfunctioning heater (it wouldn't turn off and the room was stifling) the staff was very helpful in giving us another room, first floor and facing the water. We could leave the windows and door open with no road noise. The furnishings are very attractive and high quality.

Room Tip: Would stay there again but choose rooms away from Hwy. 1 as much as possible.
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank CKmedtech
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Springfield, Illinois
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

I was lucky enough to find The Beach House a couple years ago and have been staying here regularly ever since. It's literally "My Home Away from Home". The staff is wonderful, the views are magical and the atmosphere is so relaxing and welcoming. I LOVE THIS PLACE! Each and every visit I have enjoyed every aspect of my stay. The staff goes out of thier way to make sure you are comfortable and happy with your accomodations. There are small touches that really make this "home". I travel weekly for business and never am sad when my travels bring back "home". Thanks to the great staff at The Beach House! There is alot to do in this small coastal town and I feel like a local when I'm here.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank tracie b
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Property: Beach House at Half Moon Bay
Address: 4100 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5219
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Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beach House at Half Moon Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Reminiscent of a private Nantucket summer home, the Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Pillar Point Harbor. Just 25 miles south of San Francisco, the hotel features 54 spacious loft suites providing the perfect romantic getaway or retreat for the entire family. Each guest receives complimentary high speed internet access, full continental breakfast and parking. Take advantage of the heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the Pacific. ... more   less 
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