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Top 10 Hotels in Half Moon Bay

Living Large in a Coastal Tiny House
408 Grove St, Half Moon Bay, CA
CA $267
per night
Apr 30 - May 1
1.19 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Peaceful Beach Casita

"This is our 2nd time staying with a top notch homeowner. It is a very peaceful, private retreat with beautiful flowering trees and hummingbirds flying around the fenced in deck. The casita was perfect for two best friends needing a retreat. You’ll be greeted with coffee, spices , etc. Very comfortable ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 30, 2019

Living Large in a Coastal Tiny House
Private Bunkhouse at Half Moon Bay Coastal Ranch
2800 Lobitos Creek Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
CA $283
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
8.92 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (94 reviews)
Lobitos Creek Ranch Reunion

"Got away from stress of epidemic worries and spent two days in peaceful quiet with family. Enjoyable walk to Hobbit Tree and great kitchen in Canyon View House for family meals."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Private Bunkhouse at Half Moon Bay Coastal Ranch
Half Moon Bay Lodge
3 out of 5
2400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
CA $197
per night
May 3 - May 4
3.37 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,616 reviews)

"It was spacious and the front desk staff automatically asked if I need extra bed without me asking. That was pretty nice"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Half Moon Bay Lodge
The Miramar Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3020 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
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3.89 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (399 reviews)

"Over all Good place for the price. Excelente location."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

The Miramar Inn & Suites
Zaballa House
3 out of 5
324 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA
CA $126
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
0.19 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,143 reviews)

"Historic building well maintained preserving many original fixtures. A small museum of early years in half moon bay. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 19, 2020

Zaballa House
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
CA $451
per night
May 5 - May 6
6.54 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,083 reviews)

"The property is very nice and clean.. the ocean view in our room it’s spectacular and also the staff are professional. The indoor gym was great and overall stay was excellent. The negative part is the restaurant is closed and no complementary breakfast like other hotels. But would still recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Oceano Hotel and Spa
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
5 out of 5
1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $417
per night
Apr 28 - Apr 29
3.49 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (474 reviews)

"We came here for a birthday weekend during shelter in place orders so every amenity was closed as to be expected. The property is still beautiful next to the ocean. The tubs are big enough for two and the beds are super comfortable!"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 7, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Harbor View Inn
2 out of 5
51 Ave. Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $96
per night
Apr 8 - Apr 9
6.59 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (558 reviews)

"we got the remodeled room and it was nice but some of the furniture was pretty dirty (stained) and there was a really loud ice machine outside our room but not too bad, i was able to sleep through it."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 19, 2020

Harbor View Inn
Nantucket Whale Inn
3.5 out of 5
779 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA
CA $451
per night
May 8 - May 9
0.51 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)

"The room was lovely and the shower was great. We enjoyed our stay here very much."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

Nantucket Whale Inn
Best Western Plus Cameron's Inn
2.5 out of 5
1400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $95
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
1.8 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (297 reviews)

"Everyone could not have been nicer. You ask for it, you got it! The room was adorable and the bed was comfy. Two chairs and a table were a nice touch, plus there was an easy chair with an ottoman. We stayed during the height of corona virus precautions so there were things we just couldn’t have. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

Best Western Plus Cameron's Inn
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Half Moon Bay Hotel Guide

You will find a wide range of places to stay to select from when planning your vacation in Half Moon Bay. At the moment, Expedia's extensive database lists 16 hotels within easy driving distance of Half Moon Bay's center.

Experienced travelers who fully appreciate the convenience of staying close to the bright lights and action of the city's heart will love the Mill Rose Inn and Zaballa House, which are within 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) of Half Moon Bay's downtown area.

Cheaper hotel options within the Half Moon Bay region include the Half Moon Bay Lodge, Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay and Zaballa House.

The The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is positioned 3 kilometres (2 miles) from the heart of Half Moon Bay. Another option is the Rosewood Sand Hill, which is positioned 20 kilometres (12 miles) away. Two other Expedia-listed alternatives worth looking into are the The Westin Palo Alto and the Stanford Park Hotel.

Once you have explored Half Moon Bay, why not explore a little more of the region? The Northern California area has many things to offer. Investigate Northern California's art museums and also enjoy its mountains and valleys. In this section of United States of America visitors can also try their hand at snowboarding.

Downtown San Francisco is 35 kilometres (22 miles) to the north of Half Moon Bay and is where you'll find Sun Terrace and Bohemian Club. Should you wish to spend a night or two in Downtown San Francisco, check out the room rates at the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square and The St. Regis San Francisco. Alternatively, you could consider staying at Ocean Beach, 35 kilometres (20 miles) to the north of Half Moon Bay, where you'll find the Rodeway Inn and Suites and Beach Motel. Should you choose to stay in Ocean Beach, a couple of places to add to your itinerary are the Cliff House and Queen Wilhelmina Garden.

If you are flying into or out of San Francisco International Airport and plan to stay nearby try Staybridge Suites San Francisco Airport or San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Half Moon Bay?
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Nantucket Whale Inn and The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Half Moon Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Half Moon Bay.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Half Moon Bay?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Half Moon Bay, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Half Moon Bay?
Based on reviews, Coastside Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay and Zaballa House.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Half Moon Bay?
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a kids’ club. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Half Moon Bay Lodge and Quality Inn. Also attractions in the area like San Francisco Zoo and Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Half Moon Bay?
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Half Moon Bay Lodge and Harbor View Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Half Moon Bay?
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers 3 restaurants along with free wired Internet for its human guests. Harbor View Inn is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Mavericks?
Oceano Hotel and Spa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a marina and a full-service spa. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Mavericks. Another good option is Unique Pillar Point Beachfront Loft on the Sand by Mavericks!, located just 0.4 mi (0.6 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near Miramar Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach, located next to Miramar Beach, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Quality Inn and Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Half Moon Bay are other good choices nearby.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Half Moon Bay?
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach is a top beach property with free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Half Moon Bay Lodge and Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach. Head to Mavericks Beach or Half Moon Bay State Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Half Moon Bay?
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a 5-star hotel with 3 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your vacation is Oceano Hotel and Spa.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Half Moon Bay?
Half Moon Bay Lodge is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Oceano Hotel and Spa and The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay are other choices for a boutique stay.

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