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Beverly, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I planned a last minute getaway here. I really enjoyed the view of the harbor and ocean. The fireplace in the room was wonderful and the Aveda products were phenomenal. It was very clean and the location was perfect! The shower could use a little update but other than that it was terrific. I could have stayed... More 

Thank Jamie E
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We stayed in Pillar Point for 1 night during our honeymoon, and we absolutely loved it. Although it was a bit of a distance outside San Francisco itself but the surroundings were absolutely beautiful. We booked our room via booking.com and actually thought we were staying in the main Oceano Hotel building (although on looking back at our confirmation e-mails... More 

Thank Katrine M
Berkeley, California
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Checking in at the Oceano Hotel front desk, I felt distinctly second-class not staying in the main hotel. The clerk was smiling and friendly, yet perfunctory, not forthcoming with directions or information. I was there for two nights, midweek, off-season, and the hotel was nearly empty. The desk clerks had nothing to do, yet they acted as though they did... More 

3 Thank Known2Roam
Santa Cruz, California
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This was the FIRST hotel that I've checked into that included a space heater and ear plugs as standard equipment. Very disappointing when we realized that we needed BOTH!. Noise from the street and partiers assured us of little sleep.

5 Thank santacruz95060

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Sacramento, California
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2012

Pillar point Harbor is a blink-and-you'd-miss-it kinda place, with fresh sea food and lots of atmosphere. It's perfect for the kind of weekend where you'd only leave the B&B in search of sustenance. The rooms are lovely with big window seats overlooking the harbor and gas fireplaces. At night the fog rolls in and all you hear is the fog... More 

2 Thank CleveandKat
Chico, California
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Staying at Pillar Point is a treat. We love sitting in the window seat with the fireplace going looking out at the goings-on in the marina. From the hotel, you can walk down the trail to Half Moon Bay. A great brewery is right across the parking lot from the hotel, and the huge Mavericks waves are close by. At... More 

1 Thank drive158blue
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I stayed next door at the Pillar Point B&B which Oceano owns (next store). The room was OK, fireplace was nice, bathroom needed updating. Anyways, I had a fever and bronchitis so wanted to order some food and stay in. The room had a room service menu, so I decided to order form there. I placed my order with the... More 

9 Thank Jamespburke3
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Unless you're a sound sleeper I wouldn't recommend this place, road noise too load with cars constantly driving down all night, 3 bars within a block with people shouting, talking till 3am, can't do anything about the fog horn sounding every 10 seconds, with windows closed we couldn't drown out noise with TV turned up, stay somewhere else if you... More 

8 Thank Jscaf_11
Huntington Beach, California
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532 reviews
125 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2010

We booked the entire 11 rooms at Pillar Point in June for a wedding the weekend of October 23rd. We booked the rooms before the website went down, the voice mail box filled up and our angst grew. Fortunately my daughter (the bride) was able to drive over to the inn and determined that the Oceano Hotel & Resort next... More 

7 Thank KenVicLee
Fairfield, California
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2010

This wonderful bed and breakfast, our favorite since it's rennovation, has apparently ceased operation. We miss the gracious hospitality of the inkeepers, Melodye and Mary as well as the inn itself.

1 Thank 1Spats

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pillar Point Inn is located on Half Moon Bay in the quaint village of Princeton-By-The-Sea, which is 25 miles south of San Francisco. A charming inn offering ocean view rooms, comfortable bed and home made breakfast. Renovated in 2008, this Inn offers easy access to the beach and information on activities in Half Moon Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pillar Point Inn

Address: 380 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94018
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: $304 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pillar Point Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Fog horn goes off every 10 seconds, that you can hear in every room.”
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