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Oregon Coast, Oregon
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Moderately priced hotel with upgraded rooms (new bath and living space with new furniture). Generally quiet, although being close to Highway 1, there can be some occasional noise Walking distance to all the attractions of Pillar Point Harbor -- restaurants, shops, beaches, marina and parks. Serves a small continental breakfast. Plenty of parking on the property or on the street.

Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I called in to ask about the pet policy and was told my rate would be $79.99 plus tax, however, when I arrived I was suprised with a $30 pet fee and told the only room that was pet friendly was on the ground floor. When I pressed the matter the receptionist suggested it was my fault for not specifically...

1Thank Samuel B
San Jose, Ca
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

My room was in desperate need of a renovation, stayed in a room with 2 double beds, wi-fi didn't work. Hotel is in good location just across the street from Harbor, and I can't say enough about how wonderful the staff was! From my early check in request that was granted and every encounter I had with staff was great...

Thank Esmeralda15
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

This is good spot if you are on the coast and need to find a place to stay for a reasonable price. It is not modern or fancy but beds were comfortable enough. It was not extremely quiet so do not plan on sleeping in. Clean rooms even if they were a bit dated. The bakery / cafe across the...

Thank pjdohert
Azores, Portugal
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

2 starts only because the front desk lady was sweet and the location was perfect for us. It's SMELLY, the toilet didn't flush and a hand towel had what we assumed make up stains. My bad, I read the reviews and still decided to book because it was the closest to the pier where we wanted to be but it's...

1Thank Lilo B
Redwood City, California
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The location is close to all the good bars and restaurants. The furnishings are a bit outdated but the bed and pillows were super comfortable! It was clean and the staff was very nice. Loved our over night.

Thank Norcalgirl50
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I would DEFINITELY NOT recommend this motel to anyone. There were many problems. Coffee maker in bathroom very unsanitary, brown stains on white towels, cigarette burn Mark on night stand even though "non-smoking" room, very hard to sleep due to very busy highway outside window that went all night. I would have accepted all of that and paid the $158...

5Thank Tania P
Colne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This was my wife's choice of accommodation on our Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip, I was a little bit sceptical, but we arrived the staff made us feel welcome, and the room was a decent size, I feel they just need updating, as this can put off the picky traveller. Good views of the bay, but the main road can...

Thank PendlePictures
Reviewed 1 September 2015

No Air conditioning ! What??! The accommodations are messy and there's a plug in heater. I would hope a remodeled room would have a better method of HVAC, and worst of all, the awful customer service made us leave half moon bay for the weekend and go south to Monterey - which turned out to be the best part of...

4Thank Troy W
Claremont, California
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Sort of retro (could use some frills but lovely view of ocean, convenient parking and within walking distance of a few good restaurants. Very clean, friendly staff, comfortable beds. Rates reasonable for the area and the season.

Thank m-emello

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Harbor View Inn, located on the shores of Half Moon Bay, CA.Come enjoy luxury and comfort at one of the most affordable hotel on the coast, make Harbor View Inn your choice of lodging in Half Moon Bay! Located across the street from the Harbor, along the beautiful California Coast - Just walking distance to the beach and also very easy excess to hwy 1. Guests enjoy the Ocean view. Each of our seventeen comfortably appointed rooms features a bay window seat offering a panoramic view of the harbor and the Pacific Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 51 Avenue Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4426
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: $155 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harbor View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Half Moon Bay
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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“Awesome hotel. Excellent customer service . Beautiful rooms”
 of 5 bubbles asidora, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We could see the harbor from the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles tomcarla, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go across the street to the Oceano.....you won't be sorry.....”
 of 5 bubbles 84ricr, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner room was nice”
 of 5 bubbles soniagV5574GF, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not sure about accessibility, so check ahead.”
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