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Overview of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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4.6/5 Wonderful
480 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

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What's nearby

Popular LocationHalf Moon Bay Golf Links2 min walk
Popular LocationPelican Point Beach3 min walk
RestaurantJoe's3 min drive
RestaurantCameron’s Inn5 min drive
AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)36 min drive

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  • Room, Golf View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 495 sq ft
    • Golf view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Golf view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Courtyard View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 900 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Club Room, Business Lounge Access, View (Coastal View)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Deluxe Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Room (Fire Pit)

    Room amenities

    • 495 sq ft
    • Golf view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Ocean View Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Terrace Fire Pit Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Golf view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, View

    Room amenities

    • 900 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Corner

    Room amenities

    • 2002 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, Ocean View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 900 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (Guest House Firepit)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Room (Fire Pit)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, Balcony, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Double Beds
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  • Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed (1 Bedroom, Fire Pit, Larger)

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Signature Suite, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (1 Bedroom Larger Suite)

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Half Moon Bay

Located in Half Moon Bay, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is in the historical district and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Half Moon Bay State Beach and Mavericks Beach. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links - 2 min walk
  • Pelican Point Beach - 3 min walk
  • Half Moon Bay State Beach - 12 min walk
  • Francis Beach - 10 min drive
  • Venice Beach in Half Moon Bay - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Burlingame Station - 27 min drive
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Navio — 1 min walk
  • The Conservatory — 1 min walk
  • Joe's - 3 min drive
  • Cameron’s Inn - 5 min drive
  • Cowboy Fishing Co. - 6 min drive

About this property

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

5-star beach hotel with a full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing at the nearby beach, practicing your swing on the golf course, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay's 3 restaurants. All 261 rooms offer thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters. Free wired Internet and iPod docks are standard, as are Smart TVs with satellite channels.
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers 261 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 42-inch Smart televisions come with premium satellite channels, pay movies, and Netflix. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
This Half Moon Bay hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 6 outdoor tennis courts. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Valet parking: USD 54 per night
Electric car charging station
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 5-32 per person
3 restaurants
1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
18 holes of golf
6 outdoor tennis courts
Aerobics classes
Free bicycle rentals
Full-service spa
Indoor pool
Sauna
Shopping
Spa tub
Steam room
Tennis
Yoga classes

Family friendly

Children's club (surcharge)
Children's games
Dry cleaning service
Free cribs/infant beds
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Golf lessons
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter/bellhop
Tennis lessons
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business center
16 meeting rooms
Computer station
Conference space (21100 square feet)

Outdoors

Firepit
Outdoor furniture
Terrace

Spa

12 treatment rooms
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Hydrotherapy
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - Swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Sauna
Spa open daily
Spa tub
Steam room

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Visual alarms in hallways
Wheelchair-accessible business center
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair-accessible spa

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Fireplace in lobby
Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Down comforter
Egyptian cotton sheets
Free cribs/infant beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Designer toiletries
Hair dryer
Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

42-inch Smart TV
iPod dock
Netflix
Pay movies
Premium channels
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone
Slippers
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool
The following facilities are closed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
The following facilities are closed on Sunday and Saturday:
  • Fitness facility
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 200 per pet, per night
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 40 lbs)
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 54 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 200 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Half Moon Bay Ritz-Carlton
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–8:00 PM.
Is The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay pet-friendly?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 40 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 200 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this property?
Valet parking is available for USD 54 per night.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 4 PM–midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
This family-friendly Half Moon Bay hotel is located by the ocean, within a 15-minute walk of Half Moon Bay Golf Links and Half Moon Bay State Beach. Pelican Point Beach and Manhattan Beach are also within 5 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
349
4 - Good
84
3 - Okay
24
2 - Mediocre
17
1 - Poor
6
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

One of the best hotel stays I've had. Great service attentive staff. And beautiful rooms

Stayed 28 nights in Apr 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Rooms great as always, but staffing is way down and food is bad, yet u charge the same

Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Staff & service

Beautiful hotel, beautiful location, beautiful room But for almost $700 a night I expected better service.

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
    • Disliked: Amenities

    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!

    Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020