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Coastside Inn
2 out of 5
230 S. Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $134 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
0.29 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (980 reviews)

"Located near stores and restaurants. I enjoyed all the fluffy pillows on the bed. I would visit again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Coastside Inn
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
3.5 out of 5
4100 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
The price is $235 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.63 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (628 reviews)

"We had a nice stay. It was nice waking up to the ocean outside the room. The staff was very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
@ Marbella Lane - Beachfront House in Half Moon Bay
3.5 out of 5
175 Ocean Blvd, Half Moon Bay, CA
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4.36 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Beach house was perfectly located!

"Our stay in Half Moon Bay was wonderful! The beach house was fantastic! It was very clean, stocked with pots and pans and all your kitchen needs to cook, it was literally on the beach, had beautiful views and was perfectly situated in between pillar pier, and a great area to tidepool! Marbella was ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

@ Marbella Lane - Beachfront House in Half Moon Bay
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Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
3 out of 5
407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $160 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
2.69 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (711 reviews)

"The staff and ocean view were amazing ! Due to COVID breakfast was brought to us in the room! Bonus!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
Zaballa House
3 out of 5
324 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA
The price is $109 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
0.12 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (955 reviews)

"The price was wonderful, the room was huge. I loved the fire place and it was right on Main Street so that I could see the shops. Very close to the beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Zaballa House
The Miramar Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3020 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $105 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
2.41 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (444 reviews)

"Our room was on the second floor in the corner just as requested. It can get a little loud with freeway noise but did not keep us awake. King sized bed was comfortable. Great location for driving to the beaches and downtown."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

The Miramar Inn & Suites
Mill Rose Inn
4 out of 5
615 Mill Street, Half Moon Bay, CA
The price is $307 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
0.12 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
One of a kind stay and service

"One of a kind stay. Couldn’t have been better."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Mill Rose Inn
Nantucket Whale Inn
3.5 out of 5
779 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $341 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.31 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)

"David the proprietor of the Nantucket Whale Inn is an excellent host. Makes you feel welcome from the moment you are on the property. The accommodation are nice the rooms are very clean and well maintained. David also prepares a very scrumptious breakfast. I would recommend this to any couple that ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Nantucket Whale Inn
Private Studio , Spectacular Ocean View , Bathroom , Kitchenette, Very Quiet
4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
El Granada house

"The property was beautiful. The bed and the bedding were super comfortable. The Nesspresso machine was the perfect touch to the mornings. Views were gorgeous and the owners were very nice! Would definitely recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2020

Private Studio , Spectacular Ocean View , Bathroom , Kitchenette, Very Quiet
Private Bunkhouse at Half Moon Bay Coastal Ranch
The price is $200 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
5.54 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (125 reviews)
Secluded but friendly getaway

"The bunkhouse provides comfortable and casual accommodations for a couple or family. Even with the rain, we were able to get out and enjoy a walk in the beautiful surroundings and then come back to creature-comforts like a crackling fire and live TV (a luxury!) at the end of the day. The bunkhouse ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Private Bunkhouse at Half Moon Bay Coastal Ranch
?3bd/2ba Walk-to-beach?#staycation#getaway?
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2.22 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great location and updated, clean interior

"Location is great- close walk to the beach and right next to the bike path which is wonderful for families. Nice quiet neighborhood as well!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

?3bd/2ba Walk-to-beach?#staycation#getaway?
Miramar Beach Home Walk to Beach, Trails, Family Activities
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2.78 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great stay

"Had a wonderful time in Miramar. My family had plenty of space and loved being so close to the beach."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Miramar Beach Home Walk to Beach, Trails, Family Activities
Entire Beach House 4Br 3.5ba
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2.74 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Very Nice House!

"We really enjoyed our stay at this house."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Entire Beach House 4Br 3.5ba
Coastal Comfort With Short Walk to Bluffs and Beach
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0.48 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)
Great Half Moon Bay House!

"This house was perfect for my family of 5 and my in laws to stay for a week. The house had everything you need and the park next door was perfect for the 3 kids. Short walk to the beach and short drive to downtown HMB. Thanks for a great trip."…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Coastal Comfort With Short Walk to Bluffs and Beach
A Secluded Retreat in the Redwoods and Near Beaches in Half Moon Bay
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5.54 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Ranch Life

"Steve’s property was the perfect getaway for our family and yet just close enough to the comforts of Half Moon Bay. I highly recommend a stay here if you are looking for a little R & R."…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

A Secluded Retreat in the Redwoods and Near Beaches in Half Moon Bay
@ Marbella Lane - Seaside Retreat Walk to Beach Family Friendly Laundry +
The price is $151 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.18 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Comfortable Place

"The property is cozy and clean and very conveniently located close to the harbor and various beaches in the area. The hosts were responsive and and very accommodating. Great place for families with kids."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

@ Marbella Lane - Seaside Retreat Walk to Beach Family Friendly Laundry +
Aristocrat Hotel, BW Signature Collection
2.5 out of 5
1400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
1.12 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (420 reviews)

"Everything was great, especially next to a restaurant that was opened for indoor seating. The only dislike was that vending machines in the lobby did not have any diet sodas."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Aristocrat Hotel, BW Signature Collection
3bdr Coastal Garden Retreat W/fire Pit, hot Outdoor Shower, Half Mile From Beach
5/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Perfect getaway!

"We were super satisfied with our weekend stay! The property was everything the description lead us to expect. The interior is nicely appointed. We really enjoyed the backyard space. Totally private backyard with plenty of choices for sitting or lounging. We spent a fair amount of time there just ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

3bdr Coastal Garden Retreat W/fire Pit, hot Outdoor Shower, Half Mile From Beach
Harbor View Inn
2 out of 5
51 Ave. Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.09 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (601 reviews)

"Walkable to several places to eat and shop. Room a bit noisy due to near Highway 1."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Harbor View Inn
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is $249 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.06 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (958 reviews)

"Rooms have living area with fireplace, very comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

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Visiting Half Moon Bay

Travelers to Half Moon Bay give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its festivals. Around the area, top sights include Mavericks, Computer History Museum, and Twin Peaks.

  • You'll find 572 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Francisco
  • The closest major airport is in San Carlos, CA (SQL), 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 10.8 mi (17.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Half Moon Bay

The beaches, hiking trails, and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty, and Mavericks, Francis Beach, and Half Moon Bay State Beach are worth a visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Venice Beach in Half Moon Bay and Dunes Beach.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 19 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Half Moon Bay. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Mill Rose Inn - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room fireplace. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach - Our customers like the dining options and beach locale at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room fireplace.
  • Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a computer station, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Computer History Museum, located 19.6 mi (31.5 km) from the city center, and Twin Peaks, which is 19.9 mi/32 km away.

Dressing for Half Moon Bay

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 60°F and the nighttime average to be 41°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 65°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • July through September averages 67°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 66°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Half Moon Bay is 28.15 inches
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 66°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 42°F

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. Enter 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, Zaballa House is a popular 3-star B&B for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Harbor View Inn and Oceano Hotel and Spa.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Half Moon Bay?
Half Moon Bay Lodge is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Oceano Hotel and Spa and Quality Inn. Attractions in the area like San Francisco Zoo and JV Fitzgerald Marine Reserve are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Half Moon Bay?
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and bathrobes. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Oceano Hotel and Spa and Mill Rose 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 3-star beach hotel offering free breakfast and free WiFi, located within a short 1-minute walk of Miramar Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay and Quality Inn.
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 are some accommodations with pools in Half Moon Bay?
Half Moon Bay Lodge is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a sauna. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay and The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay.

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