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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for an overnight getaway. We stayed in a room facing the ocean and harbor on a stormy weekend. It was such a great experience because we could watch the waves crashing on the rocks while warming ourselves by the fireplace in our room. The bed was comfortable, and the bathroom was nice and big, too. There was a...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can tell the hotel tries but our room fell completely short (see pictures). Front office staff is very nice and helpful but received no response when contacting the General Manager on our dirty room. See attached pictures. Yes, we were greeted by someone's dead toenail upon arrival. Perhaps the most disgusting hotel experience I have ever had. As you...

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Mendon, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights for a wedding gathering and could not be more impressed with this hotel. We generally don't spring for rooms that are this pricey, but we are not disappointed that we did. The bed is extremely comfortable. Helpful staff. Gorgeous place with a view of the marina right across the street. Don't be hesitant to spring for this...

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

had my daughters wedding 10/29/16 at the hotel in the new building. from the day we booked the wedding, months ago, lauren j was at our sides guiding thru. the day of the wedding was no different as she made sure everything was set and ready to go.. it was all fantastic and my daughter was basically speechless with joy....

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My friend and I needed to "get out of Dodge" for some R&R. She booked our room at the Oceano, and we stayed in one of the villas. It was the same weekend as Mavericks, so we were unable to get an ocean view. The room was a "splurge" but we were also celebrating my birthday. The upstairs bedroom did...

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Singapore
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights for business although it is not at all a business hotel. The rooms are very cosy with electric fireplace. Bedding is excellent. It is rather romantic and there are some nice restaurants around. I don't know why on Monday and Tuesday they do not have a restaurant open for breakfast and you need to order in...

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Daly City, California
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Loved this hotel and the weather was beautiful. We were there for a wedding, but will be back for some weekends away. Ceremony, Cocktails, Dinner and dancing areas were perfect for the wedding. The room was spacious with a nice balcony looking out at the water.

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and had a lovely room on the third floor with great sea views, a fireplace and balcony. The staff were lovely, very friendly and helpful throughout. The only minus was the foghorn but, we slept well enough despite it. All in all we loved our stay and stayed an extra night when a cancellation made this...

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Columbia, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We got a room at the Oceana Hotel and Spa through Groupon. Our room was in the Oceana "inn" next door. The room was ok, overlooking the ocean across the street. But, the Windows didn't work well, a screen was ripped, the halls in the building were messy. The Groupon included a bottle of Presecco which wasn't in the room....

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SF Bay Area
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel has two sections. The large main hotel has a nice lobby, bar/lounge adjacent to it and rooms have balconies with harbor views. The Inn is a much smaller building about 50 yards away with perhaps a dozen or so rooms. Unfortunately we took advantage of a promotion for a night at the beach and found ourselves in Room...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in beautiful Half Moon Bay Harbor, the Oceano is one of the Bay Area's favorite hotels. Luxurious suites boast private balconies and fireplaces within a seaport architectural style. The hotel offers over 12,000 square feet of outdoor and indoor meeting space including the Grand Ballroom, meeting rooms with ocean views, and outdoor garden and tent space. The lobby Bar and Grill offers guests casual coastal fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner or private in-room dining. With coastal views and dedicated events staff, Weddings and banquets are our specialty. Several fine restaurants and boutiques within walking distance. Surrounding activities include golf, championship surfing, kayaking, pier and deep sea fishing, horseback riding, sailing, hiking and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceano Hotel & Spa Half Moon Bay

Address: 280 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay Harbor, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4043
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: $310 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oceano Hotel & Spa Half Moon Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Oceano Hotel And Spa Half Moon Bay
Oceano Hotel Half Moon Bay
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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“go for 3rd floor for the view”
 of 5 bubbles wormthreaderguy, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“At this price point, I would expect an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathe599, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the main hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles KerryEars, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the Inn and get a room in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles 354joannp, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor if in the Inn. The main building has balconies that face the harbor.”
 of 5 bubbles NoellaG_12, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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