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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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Napa, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this property! All staff were amazing. We would love to go back! We went for my birthday. They had a gift and balloons on the bed when we checked in! The courtyard had fire pits and the bagpipe guy played at sunset.

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Alamo, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Special thanks to Kristin Hegedusch with Photo Concierge at The Ritz Carlton - Half Moon Bay. She spent a generous amount of time walking our family around the breathtaking grounds and beach area, creating beautiful photos and an unexpected video vignette that exceeded my expectations!

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Aiea, Hawaii, USA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

For our first family vacation we had the opportunity to stay 3 nights at the Ritz-Carlton HMB. It is quite the journey to get here, so the glass of wine at check-in definitely helps take the edge off. We appreciated being able to check into our room slightly early, giving us time to get settled and refreshed before our photography...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

See previous notes. There is more like one spa receptionist not being thorough. This survey is too lengthy. One person in guest relations was thorough but she wasn't there during our entire stay. We were not able to check out since no one at front desk answered the phone. We were put on hold 3 times and finally told operator,...

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San Leandro, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First time at the property and it was my birthday ! The hotel staff went above and beyond to make my special day beautiful and memorable ! The grounds, the level of customer service , the room, and staff were simply remarkable ! We are already planning a return trip for March 2017.

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Millbrae, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a local get away for my wife and I and it exceeded all expectations. Great spa, beautiful location, great amenities, a bagpiper at sunset, firepits galore, and fun activities (bike rentals and golf). Pool is not great but still plenty to do. One thing to note is that a lot of local people crowd the grounds, the hotel...

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Half Moon Bat, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is arrogant and feels like they are doing you a favor to stay at the hotel... Very bad attitude. Felt really bad that they hire such a staff in this type of hotel. Our company had an event at the hotel for three days and 350 people attended. However, the staff would consider this good enough to provide...

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

Dear K1443SInadiam, We appreciate your valuable review and feedback through our Gallup Survey. It is disappointing to discover that your expectations were not met during your recent stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. The level of service that you encountered at our hotel is extremely uncharacteristic and we apologize for the unusual lapse. Our Ladies and Gentlemen are dedicated...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights and attended the New Year's Eve gala. As others have said, there are families with small children but all were well mannered and as a benefit for us, New Year's Eve was a beautiful sedate affair. The bagpipe player at sunset is a great experience while cozying up to the fire pits and being able to walk...

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

Dear SheShe N, Thank you for taking a moment to share your review with us. We are pleased that you had the opportunity to join us for New Year’s Eve. From our talented bagpipe player to our cozy fire pits, it sounds as though you enjoyed many of the magical amenities of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. It was a...

Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had an opportunity to spend two nights at the Ritz Carlton a few years ago and have never found a hotel that could even come close to the service, and we have searched! From the reception to the bell hops, the employees are so well trained and it's not contrived service. We stayed on the concierge...

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

Dear MAC81667, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. It sounds as though our Ladies and Gentlemen were able to provide a truly unforgettable escape for you and your husband. While our comfortable accommodations offer enchanting views and luxurious amenities, it is the exceptional service of our team that allows for a world-class vacation to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most wonderful New Year's weekend getaway at the Ritz. This is one of the most scenic ones we have been to. The views overlooking the coast and rolling hills made us feel like we were transported to a different country! Perhaps the highlight of our experience was the complimentary photoshoot with the Photography Concierge. We had the...

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Dear Regina L, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us. It was a pleasure having you at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay for a memorable New Year’s weekend. We will be sure to share your praises with Junna, as she will be delighted to hear your kind words. Her expertise and extensive knowledge of her craft allow her...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: ₹ 44,645 - ₹ 68,674 (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 .”
 of 5 bubbles lvacationlover, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles MidasBoxer, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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