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San Jose, California
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My wife and I stayed one night at the Zaballa House. I will say that Maria at the front desk was really nice and accommodating. We stayed in room 12, which is their largest room. It's huge! However this room is not in the main house. It's in the building out back. I'm not sure about the rooms in main...

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Idaho
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This bed-and-breakfast was charming in the photos, but turned out not to be what it seemed to be once we got there. We ordered a standard queen room for a nice weekend getaway for us as a couple, thinking we would have one of the nicely-decorated rooms pictured on the website. Instead, we were sent over to the rather dumpy...

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Cambria
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We took one of the three upscale suites. Very spacious, with balcony. King bed was good. Comfortable sitting area. I agree with others that the combination shower/Jacuzzi is not user friendly. You have to be very careful climbing in and out of the shower. Weather was pleasant, so we didn't miss the air conditioning. I can see where that might...

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1Thank cambriavoyager
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

No AC, no fans, and no screens in the window. It's ridiculously hot in here, but when I open the widow moths fly in. There is no shower just a large tub with a handheld shower thing and no shower curtain or anything. Also it smells like sour milk in my room. There's no one here to talk to about...

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Salida, Co. USA
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Initially I was bummed. We got some type of brother in law deal off a website and when we arrived the room was a bust. Cold, no blankets, problem with the fireplace meant for a potentially cold night. My wife went down and talked to the lady who couldn't get around due to a leg injury, she was the only...

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Glendora, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

It was VERY bad! The room does not have a/c or a fan (room 7) so you sweat to death and can't sleep, the decor isn't cute and charming it's old, bed is hard, sheets are crispy, broken blinds, no tv. The chair I was sitting in was broken with a jagged edge that cut my arm. I literally was...

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Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

What a sweet place to stay. Right downtown Half Moon Bay great for wandering all the nice shops and enjoying the great food Half Moon Bay has to offer. Our room was not in the actual house, I was a little disappointed. To my surprise the room was very large and comfortable. It had a gas fireplace and a couch...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I spent 2 nights over the Memorial Day weekend. Some previous reviews were negative but we found every thing just fine. The breakfast was great! Bowls of fresh fruit, yogurt, breads, quiche, orange juice and some of the best coffee we have had lately. We also had the wine and cheese in the evening. If something was...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 12 May 2015

As others have said, Zaballa House is a mess. From the rude and lackadaisical staff to the frankly creepy rooms, it's a disaster. I was also treated to a bait-and-switch after booking a queen room in the main house through Alaska Airlines. When I arrived, I found a note on the door directing me to find my key in an...

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Negative: bait & switch! I booked Zaballa house having selected it for its charm - cathedral ceiling, fireplace, antiques, etc all promised in our online confirmation. We arrived after a long day of travel to find a note with an envelope & keys to a barren non-descript motel room. With no one to call, I lodged a complaint the following...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Zaballa House

Address: 324 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: ₹ 6,964 - ₹ 11,743 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Zaballa House 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms 10, 11 and 12 are great!! Rooms in teh Main house are OK.”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were on the first floor and had 2 windows so it was lovely and bright”
 of 5 bubbles GeorginaS508, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in an adjoining building to the house itself- seems possible that rooms upstairs in the house are quaint and attractive?”
 of 5 bubbles bordercollie21, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The only good thing is the rooms are quiet and in town”
 of 5 bubbles pt402, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main house”
 of 5 bubbles wood57, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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