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10 Best Hotels in Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay Lodge
3 out of 5
2400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
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3.37 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,613 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 17 Mar. 2020

Half Moon Bay Lodge
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
5 out of 5
1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
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AU$953
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
3.49 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (471 reviews)

"The view and location was breathtaking . That’s all i want to contribute"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
3.5 out of 5
4100 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
AU$359
per night
22 Apr. - 23 Apr.
5.85 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (591 reviews)

"Most calming place I’ve stayed at. Great room and pool/hot tub. Quick walk to beach! Kind staff. Love the fireplace as well!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
Best Western Plus Cameron's Inn
2.5 out of 5
1400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
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AU$247
per night
29 Mar. - 30 Mar.
1.8 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (290 reviews)

"Great little hotel off the main highway. Freshly remodeled, awesome pub in the parking lot that you can walk too with great food and drinks. Little hidden gem for the price. Staff was very friendly!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Best Western Plus Cameron's Inn
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
AU$574
per night
16 Apr. - 17 Apr.
6.54 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,080 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 2 Mar. 2020

Oceano Hotel and Spa
Zaballa House
3 out of 5
324 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA
AU$164
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.19 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,138 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Zaballa House
The Miramar Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3020 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$176
per night
29 Mar. - 30 Mar.
3.89 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (398 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

The Miramar Inn & Suites
Coastside Inn
2 out of 5
230 S. Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
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0.47 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,005 reviews)

"Great clean rooms. Breakfast was great as well as the staff. Highly recommend this place for the price."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Coastside Inn
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
3 out of 5
407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
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4.34 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (683 reviews)

"The beach house was great. Staff was very accomodating. I really enjoyed my stay."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
Harbor View Inn
2 out of 5
51 Ave. Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA
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AU$142
per night
29 Mar. - 30 Mar.
6.59 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (556 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 19 Feb. 2020

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Visiting Half Moon Bay

Travelers to Half Moon Bay give high marks for the beaches, top-notch restaurants, and pristine golf courses. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its festivals. Mavericks, Computer History Museum, and Twin Peaks are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 534 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Francisco
  • The closest major airport is in San Carlos, CA (SQL) 16.8 from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) 17.3 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Half Moon Bay

The beaches and hiking trails highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Mavericks, Francis Beach, and Half Moon Bay State Beach. Top activities include surfing and golfing, while Waterfront Coastside Trail is one place to 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 holiday retreat, you'll find 18 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Half Moon Bay. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • 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. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and helpful staff.
  • Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach - Our customers like the breakfast 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.
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay - This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, a golf course, and 3 restaurants. Expedia customers like its beach locale and helpful staff.

Top places to visit outside the city include Computer History Museum, located 19.6 mi (31.5 from the city center, and Twin Peaks, which is 19.9 mi (32 away.

Dressing for Half Moon Bay

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 60°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 41°F
  • From April to June, the average is 65°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 66°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • Half Moon Bay gets about 27.95 inches of rain per year
  • September and August are usually the hottest months averaging 66°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 42°F

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