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San Rafael, Ca
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this establishment on the web and chose it because most of the other lodging in Half Moon Bay looked pretty tired and musty. We stayed in the room that has private access -- it looked large and nicely decorated and included a very deep soaking tub plus fireplace. It also comes with breakfast served in your room. The...

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Novato CA
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Back for another stay at the Inn and another Pumpkin Festival. David is very welcoming and will attend to whatever needs may come up for you while staying in Half Moon Bay. He makes a fabulous breakfast. Location is perfect, right on Main Street. Put this on your bucket list.

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Marina
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Called the day before we wanted to go due to circumstances elsewhere and we got the Nantucket room: king bed, in room hot tub, and breakfast brought to our room. It was peaceful and lovely! The first morning David brought eggs benedict; the second morning it was waffles and apple chicken sausage. They have really spruced up the garden and...

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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My honey and I stayed at the Nantucket Whale Inn during the end of May for four days. The bed, linens, design, common area and gardens were gorgeous. Attention to detail throughout the home was impressive! We stayed in the Milestone room. First of all - that bed!! It was four layers of luxury. Every day we talked about how...

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Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The Nantucket Whale Inn is a luxurious, quiet bed and breakfast in the quaint little town of Half Moon Bay. My husband's parents were celebrating their 60th anniversary and we took a family trip to the west coast to celebrate with them The inn was perfect for our one-night stay while passing through. David offered us wine and cheese upon...

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had a wonderful stay with my mom at the Nantucket Whale Inn. The Inn was a lovely place to stay during our visit to Half Moon Bay. The entire Inn was clean and new and the man who ran it made us feel so welcomed. He had great recommendations for dinner close by. There was wine and cheese in...

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Woodside, California
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Lovely, completely renovated B&B on the quiet end of Main St. On-site parking. 4 P.M. check-in, period. Upon entering, one sees a lovely common area with extensive art works. The owner, David Vipond, is the PERFECT host, and attends to your every need. Off of the common area is a beautiful garden area with outdoor seating and BBQ. Our second...

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Fort Bragg, California
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

There were only two rooms available for the evening when I called, so we chose the Light Ship on the upper floor. We had a wedding to attend at 3 pm, and needed into our room early to get ready. David was wonderful and got our room ready for us so that we wouldn't be late. Love all the little...

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Allentown,PA
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

If you appreciate fine decor and an attention to detail this place can't be beat. Everywhere you look is a treat for your eyes. It's spotlessly clean and comfortable. Host is very well suited to the career he has chosen. Breakfast was tasty and nicely presented.Town itself is lovely and charming,as is the inn.

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We've stayed there twice so far and will undoubtedly go back again and again. The atmosphere is relaxing, the food - breakfast & wine and snacks in the afternoon - is delicious, the rooms are comfortable and well appointed, and David the host is charming and gracious. In addition to the rooms and sitting area there's a charming garden in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Indulge in relaxed luxury at Half Moon Bay's new boutique inn. After extensive renovations, the chic decor reflects the feel of an elegant Nantucket Island home - opulent and tasteful, comfortable and cozy. The atmosphere is casual, the experience is rich. All rooms have private baths with luxurious , spa robes and exclusive HERMES bath products from France. There is also HD DirecTV, DVD player and complimentary Wi-Fi. Some have king beds, fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Enjoy the complimentary wine & cheese hour and a full delectable breakfast. Our Inn has exquisite common areas, including a lush garden with a fire table for those cool coastal evenings. Experience the Nantucket Whale Inn! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nantucket Whale Inn

Address: 779 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1924
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: RM1,218 - RM1,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nantucket Whale Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Old Thyme Inn b&b
Old Thyme Hotel Half Moon Bay
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“all rooms are good. If you want total privacy and private breakfast then get the room with it's own entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles JulieBSanRafael_Ca, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you are there for the Pumpkin Festival, rooms at the back of the house are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 3-doxies, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Nantucket room has an outside entrance in the back of the inn up some stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles SherryP344, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We liked the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles napacottages, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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