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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

The best finish to a day at the Half Moon Bay beach is to enjoy a cup of tea with your molten chocolate cake. Having spent a whole 2-3 hours on the wind- swept beach taking in incredible views of the rocky escarpment, blues skies and the passing flock of herons, it was time to retreat to a sunny corner...

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Reviewed 11 May 2015

So picture this - hotel perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific ocean, watching the sun do down, bundled up with a blanket by a fire pit with a glass of wine and a Scotsman playing bagpipes. Did I forget to mention the whales breaking the water. Beautiful grounds and excellent service but be prepared to pay the price. The...

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

Dear bmlbear, Thank you for your review. You do a lovely job of painting a picture of what a stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay can entail. Offering the utmost in luxurious accommodations in a picturesque setting, we love to leave our guests with the feeling of utter relaxation and unmatched value. We appreciate your feedback and hope this...

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Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

The Ritz at Half Moon is a very different look and feel than a typical Ritz. It's location is fantastic - you may feel like you are in the NE. The staff and service are what you expect from a Ritz. Great place to golf with the ocean course providing a good challenge. Was here for a conference and they...

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This place is AMAZING!! It was the first in a series of stops we made while driving down the coast. We arrived very early (@10:30 a.m.) and were able to check in. We were given an upgrade to a coastal view fire pit room. (We had booked a guest cottage fire pit room). WOW!! We took advantage of the lovely...

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

Dear cszanino, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay. For one night, you certainly took care to explore much of what our resort offers! From your upgraded room and s’mores package to your bike ride along the coast, it was our pleasure to provide you with a stay that was both relaxing and...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 7 May 2015

This Ritz is amazing and beautifully situated on an ocean bluff with a walkway and steps to the beach. The pool is in a separate building that is about a 5 minute brisk walk from the hotel. The pool also serves the condo community that is part of the Ritz. There is a wonderful Sunday Brunch that requires reservations. We...

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

Dear OhioJoyce, Thank you for taking a moment to share your review of your recent stay in Half Moon Bay. It sounds like you found much to love at our beautiful resort, enjoying both our indoor heated swimming pool and world-class service. We are, however, sorry to hear that the Sunday Brunch, though wonderful, did not seem to be of...

Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Perfect spot anytime of the year :) you are going to love every bit of it. Love it Everytime I visit. It's Ritz, so expect it to be Nothing but top class service, quality in everything. Highly recommend grabbing a cocktail or a coffee and sitting by the 18th hole. The view from there is gorgeous and you'll leave relaxed...

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

Dear Kik D, We appreciate your continued loyalty to our resort. Hearing from a satisfied return guest is nothing short of inspiring. Our aim is to offer consistent excellence in every area of our resort, and we are pleased this has been your experience time after time. We trust future guests will delight in your recommendation of relaxing near the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Was here for a corporate event and it could not have been a more perfect place to visit. Not sure when but it looks to have been completely refurbished and they did a perfect job. There appear to be a number of different types of rooms some of which have individual fire pits. All the rooms are beautiful with a...

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

Dear KeithH2, Thank you for taking the time to review your conference stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. We are pleased that our spacious accommodations, equipped with Asprey toiletries were comfortable and appreciated. Please know that we have made note of your comments regarding the food service during your event. Though the meals were delicious, there should be no...

Groton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Welcoming, warm and friendly luxury. My room was lovely (as expected) but more than that the entire hotel is welcoming and in some ways is like a huge house rather than just a hotel. Well appointed throughout - outstanding service. And the location is second to none - over looking the ocean and a short and lovely walk to the...

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

Dear Alan P, We appreciate the insights into your recent stay. We also feel as though we have a special location overlooking the cliffs of Half Moon Bay. To hear that our resort feels more like a home is wonderful. Curling up by one of our fire pits hopefully adds to that intimate feeling that envelops you once you step...

Cajun in Southwest Louisiana
Reviewed 30 April 2015

spent an evening here enjoying the bag piper while drinking some central coast Pinot Noir around the firepit watching the gorgeous sunset. Service was beyond excellent and my room overlooking the coast was perfect.

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

Dear Cajunwanderer, Thank you for your review. As a romantic destination, it delights us to no end to know that you and your wife could enjoy a beautiful evening together at our resort. When the bagpipes play and waves wash over the bay, it can truly transport you to another place. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your...

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

This Ritz was off the beaten path. However, it offered nothing less in regards to service, quality and amazing views. My husband golfed and I relaxed with spa treatments and reading by the fire pits. The bag pipes were played at 7:00 every evening and we roasted marshmallows for smores

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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: RM2,920 - RM4,492 (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 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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“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
“Fire pit rooms are great, but some have privacy and noise issues due to events above them or foot/golfer traffic near their patios.”
 of 5 bubbles jgaltx, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Call and speak to a manager if you have special needs .”
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