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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 July 2015

My wife and I stayed in their Oceanfront Suite Guesthouse -- it was an incredible view of the ocean and the golf course. We especially enjoyed sitting by the fire on our porch at night listening to the waves crash against the shore. We would definitely stay there again!

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

I could never say enough good things about this amazing place, perfect in everyway specially the views when it get crowded around lunch time they need more people to serve bc at that point the service get slow or even they forget us all together , but the manager of the restaurant make it up by getting us our check...

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

Dear, maha123 Thank you for sharing your review of your experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. While we are very happy to hear your positive comments regarding your meal we do apologize for the slower than usual service you experienced during lunch. We are glad all ended well and look forward to our next opportunity to serve you. Sincerely,...

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel overlooking the ocean. Very overpriced with expensive food and drink. Pool could use an upgrade of atmosphere. Very cold and windy when we were there in march so we appreciated the fire pits and blankets. Town of half moon bay has some decent restaurants. Spa was nice but not not top of line.

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

Dear Elise L, We are concerned to hear that your recent trip to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay did not meet your expectations. We make every effort to provide a luxurious environment that reflects the modern tastes and needs of our guests. We invite you to contact us directly at 650-712-7001 so we can learn about your spa experience in...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We had our team offsite meeting there in 2007. The food was glorious, the staff were very polite and answered my every question and need. The spa services were at par with the best in the world, the meeting rooms were strategic with views of miles of beach and spectacular views. All in all, this is like heaven on earth...

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

Dear Abby P, Thank you for reviewing the meeting that you held with us at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. Since then, our resort has only improved, both on the large scale, refreshing our Club Lounge, and in honing our signature brand of service to be even more personalized and attentive. We hope that you might be able to return...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

So far the stay has been wonderful. We're here to celebrate a birthday. All staff have been courteous, accommodations are renovated, clean and beautifully done and food has been very flavorful albeit expensive. Worth it to us though. Will return one day.

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

Dear palazar, On behalf of the the ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, happy birthday! It is a pleasure to celebrate alongside our guests, and it is wonderful to know that your experience has been pleasant. If there is anything we can do to make your stay even better, simply ask. We are here to ensure your...

Fairfield, California
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My wife and I took a last minute get-away to this hotel on the California coast, from check-n with a glass of wine or champagne to the key holder with a your name in residence in a card it was a great experience. You can make sommores in the fire pit or have a libation enhanced hot chocolate on a...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Hotel is very good. Great service, good rooms, and a fantastic view. The coast is directly accessible from the hotel. It is only about 40 minutes from San Francisco, too. Nice fires in the evening with wine and a great view, listening to the sea. Nice rooms with a cozy fire place. Great and modern rooms, too. The only...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

One night is not enough here! We were on a "road trip" of sorts for our 20th Anniversary, starting in SF, and booked the Ritz for Saturday night on our way to Monterey. My husband wanted to play golf there, kind of a bucket list thing, and the hotel looked so beautiful I figured I could find something to do...

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

Dear ciaolele, Congratulations on your anniversary, and thank you for making The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay a part of your celebration. For an active couple, we were pleased you could both find ways to enjoy yourself, be it by golfing on one of our sprawling courses or running along The Bay. We will be sure to let Travis at the...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Although the check in experience was not the best, probably highlighted by excessive jet lag on our side, the rest of our 7 day stay was outstanding. The service and courtesy of the staff were excellent. Any issues were dealt with promptly and efficiently. We only ate there twice, once a take out from the bar (Pasta), and once at...

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Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We were here for 3 night for an art function. The room was amazing, the views fantastic and we loved the personal fire pit outside our sliding door. The food that was served buffet style was pretty good. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The beach was about a 5 minute walk away. We really loved our experience here.

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

Dear rcjetskier, We appreciate the time you have taken to review your recent experience. We hope the art function was a rousing success! It is wonderful to know that you were pleased with your room. The personal fire pit is a fantastic centerpiece to a night spent taking in the views, and you made an excellent choice with your accommodations....

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: $837 - $1,324 (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 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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“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, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“South side rooms have great views of the Ocean golf course and of the ocean, itself..”
 of 5 bubbles czechchickfb, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose sea view room, some rooms are directly on the parking”
 of 5 bubbles durian75, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“there are fire pit rooms and rooms with ocean views...”
 of 5 bubbles MAC81667, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upgrades, you'll be happier if you can see the ocean, or can get a room with a walk out fire pit.”
 of 5 bubbles 143stevenj, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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