Half Moon Bay

Hostels in Half Moon Bay

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Featured Hostels in Half Moon Bay

Minna Hotel
2 out of 5
509 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
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$67
per night
Nov 10 - Nov 11

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Warfield Theater and Golden Gate Theatre. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Powell ...

3.1/5 (651 reviews)

"Efficient staff, good value, clean linen, quiet room"…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

Minna Hotel
European Hostel
1.5 out of 5
761 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$28
per night
Nov 13 - Nov 14

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Orpheum Theater, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, and Louise Davies Symphony Hall. ...

2.5/5 (359 reviews)

"When I walked into the place it was 5 minutes before the check in so the person who works there told me to go wait in the recipient room I went there it was a scary movie a dude way laying down on the beanbags and stains on the floor and a random dude cooking in the kitchen anyway check in time came ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

European Hostel
Pacific Euro Hotel
2 out of 5
868 Main St, Redwood City, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$81
per night
Oct 26 - Oct 27

Located in Centennial, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fox Theatre and Woodside Central Shopping Center. Menlo College and Hiller Aviation Museum are also ...

3.5/5Good! (661 reviews)

"Great value for this clean and pleasant little hotel"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Pacific Euro Hotel
Orange Village Hostel
1.5 out of 5
411 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA
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$95
per night
Nov 1 - Nov 2

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Golden Gate Theatre. Warfield ...

3.7/5Good! (605 reviews)

"Very friendly and helpful staff. Close to transit, easy to lacate and felt very safe at this location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Orange Village Hostel
Adelaide Hostel
2 out of 5
5 Isadora Duncan Lane, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$131
per night
Oct 24 - Oct 25

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Golden Gate Theatre. Warfield ...

3.8/5Good! (481 reviews)

"When you arrive in the hostel they are all friendly and you feel safe and it was my first stay where I feel a bit like home. You have a nice bed in a shared room, but still your privat place. There is a nice place where you can chill, read, play games or chat with other guests. The kitchen is nice, ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Adelaide Hostel
USA Hostels San Francisco
2 out of 5
711 Post Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$45
per night
Nov 13 - Nov 14

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. San Francisco ...

4.2/5Excellent! (365 reviews)

"I arrived to San Francisco on the 28/9/19, after a two day train trip on the California Zephyr Amtrak #5 service from Chicago ! Although i did not have transport to the hostel , i found it easily , the staff were helpful and polite it is clean and tidy . Your given a swipe card which gets you in ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

USA Hostels San Francisco
HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$44
per night
Nov 13 - Nov 14

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre and Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround. Westfield San Francisco ...

4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"Free water and coffee/tea at the Lobby. Breakfast had also more then other Hostels I have been too."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
Amsterdam Hostel
2 out of 5
749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$71
per night
Oct 30 - Oct 31

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Grace Cathedral and SHN Curran Theatre. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Golden ...

3.2/5 (316 reviews)

"Very steep hills and no elevator to the upper floors."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Amsterdam Hostel
Europa Hostel
1.5 out of 5
226 6th Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$50
per night
Oct 24 - Oct 25

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Warfield Theater, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Moscone Convention Center. ...

2.4/5 (224 reviews)

"The low cost was paramount plus the location close to the Moscone Center. It was under extensive remodeling so it will be much better when all the work is done then when I was there."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019

Europa Hostel
HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel
2 out of 5
16th Street and Highway 1, Montara, CA
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Nestled on the beach, this Montara hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Montara State Beach and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Mavericks. Gray Whale Cove State Beach and JV Fitzgerald ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (111 reviews)

"Beautiful location. Nice people vibe. Really great value. Wish I could stay with my wife. Very comfy bed despite having to sleep in the same room with 5 other guys."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel
HI Marin Headlands Hostel
2 out of 5
941 Rosenstock Road, Sausalito, CA
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Marin Headlands and within 9 mi (15 km) of Presidio of San Francisco and Golden Gate Bridge. Palace ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (76 reviews)

"Wonderful staff and the best location to enjoy nature!"…"

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

HI Marin Headlands Hostel
Hotel San Francisco Elite
1.5 out of 5
116 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA
$53
per night
Nov 3 - Nov 4

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is steps from Golden Gate Theatre and Warfield Theater. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Powell and Market Cable ...

2.9/5 (8 reviews)

"The location was great in relation to our venue, but not the nicest part of the city to stay in. That said, what a cute little spot for a great price. Clean room and the shared bathroom was always clean too."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

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Half Moon Bay Lodge
Half Moon Bay Lodge
3 out of 5
2400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
$175
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
4.2/5Excellent! (1,460 reviews)

"I loved my room. It was very clean and I loved the extra touch they added worth the urn bad for the fireplace."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Half Moon Bay Lodge
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
5 out of 5
1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
$869
per night
Nov 22 - Nov 23
4.6/5Wonderful! (440 reviews)

"This is a gorgeous hotel, and the price being extreme is worth it!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Coastside Inn
Coastside Inn
2 out of 5
230 S. Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
$149
per night
Oct 31 - Nov 1
3.8/5Good! (927 reviews)

"Noisy neighbors in room next door. Had truck with loud radio. Fire alarm went off in their room."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Coastside Inn
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Hostels and More in Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay offers 19 lodging choices, so if you have a hard time finding a hostel in town, you can still pick something that meets your needs. With the budget-friendly options here, you can cut down your spending on overnight stays and save more for everything you want to do during your trip. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and sea views.

Wondering where other travelers have booked rooms in Half Moon Bay? These are some popular choices that might have more budget-friendly prices:

Half Moon Bay Lodge - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Best Western Plus Cameron's Inn - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this motel.

Coastside Inn - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Zaballa House - You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and a meeting room at this motel.

Oceano Hotel and Spa - Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Half Moon Bay?

Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically September and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 60° F and nighttime temperatures average 41° F
  • April-June: 65° F is the daytime average and 42° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 67° F and nighttime averages are around 48° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 66° F during the day and 42° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 28.15 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Half Moon Bay?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Mavericks
  • Computer History Museum
  • Twin Peaks
Natural Features
  • JV Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
  • Huddart Park
  • Paddock Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Peninsula Museum of Art
  • Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia
  • Museum of San Carlos History

In general, Half Moon Bay is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Festivals
  • Restaurants
  • Art
  • Surfing
  • Bird watching

How to Get to Half Moon Bay and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in San Carlos, CA (SQL), 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. Another option is San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), situated 10.8 mi (17.3 km) away.

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