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Ritz HalfMoonBay 00145 Galleries 1280x720On the Ocean Lawn, communal firepits welcome guests to roast marshmallows and watch the sunset, while the VIK program encourages young travelers to explore the luxury resort on a scavenger hunt.


Luxury at this Half Moon Bay hotel is inspired by the surroundings, from the coastal décor in guest rooms and suites to the locally sourced menus and wine offerings at the restaurants. Whether in town on business or to watch the Mavericks International big-wave surf competition, visitors will find a hidden gem at this Half Moon Bay resort, where the offerings include:

Guest Room Features & Amenities


  • Feather beds with duvets and 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets
  • 100% goose-down and non-allergenic foam pillows
  • Marble bathroom with separate shower and bathtub
  • Guest room vanities and luxury amenities
  • Plush terry bathrobes
  • Full-sized desk
  • Wireless, high-speed Internet access
  • Computer and fax outlets
  • Laptop safe
  • Three telephones with voicemail
  • LodgeNet pay-per-view movies
  • Twice daily maid service and evening turndown service
  • 24-hour room service

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Property Features & Amenities


  • The Ritz-Carlton Club® offers private lounge access with a personal concierge staff and complimentary culinary presentations throughout the day
  • Executive business center
  • Technology Butler® for computer needs
  • Signature and sundry shop
  • 16,000-square-foot spa
  • Beauty salon
  • Fitness center with Cybex gym
  • Three gas firepits overlooking the Pacific Ocean
  • Indoor heated swimming pool 
  • Coastside jogging and biking path
  • Six lighted tennis courts
  • Access to both on-property championship golf courses
  • Golf pro shop and dedicated golf concierge
  • The Ritz-Kids® and VIK programs for young guests
  • Babysitting services
  • Valet parking
  • Auto rental services
  • Transportation services to and from the San Francisco and San Jose airports
  • Multilingual staff

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Dog Policy


Dogs are welcome at our Half Moon Bay resort. Our dog-friendly accommodations are conveniently located in our Guest Houses, offering a variety of dog-friendly room types. There is a $150 USD non-refundable Dog Cleaning Fee per stay, in addition to a $50 USD per night Dog Boarding Fee. To help out our furry friends, $10 USD from the Dog Cleaning Fee will be donated to the Peninsula Humane Society. 

Dogs must be leashed or held in arms at all times. We regret that dogs are not allowed in the Main Building, including the lobby, Club Lounge, spa, fitness center, The Conservatory Lounge, Navio and Ocean Terrace patio. This exclusion does not apply to guide or service animals. 
Pampered Pooch 
At The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, we believe four-legged friends should enjoy the same outstanding luxury as their families. Learn more about bringing your pampered pooch along.

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Hotel Policies


Check In/Check Out

Check in: 4 p.m.
Check out: 12 p.m. 

Resort Fee Services

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay implements a $25 USD per room, per night resort fee. Services and amenities included in the resort fee are:

  • Wine tasting upon arrival (daily at the front desk from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Wireless, high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and common areas 
  • Business center access
  • Unlimited local telephone calls (within a 12-mile radius only)
  • Access to the spa’s co-ed Roman mineral bath, locker rooms, relaxation lounges, whirlpool, sauna and steam room
  • Daily group exercise classes
  • Fitness center access 
  • Bottled water and towels
  • Water aerobics equipment
  • Family board games and videos
  • Putter and wedge for use on practice green from Half Moon Bay Golf Links Pro Shop 
  • Access to tennis courts, racquets and ball machine
  • Access to swimming pool and whirlpool

Valet Parking
  • $47 USD per night, per car

Day Parking Fees
  • $30 USD per day*. If dining in The Conservatory, Navio, ENO and Ocean Terrace, or with a spa appointment, parking costs $10 USD per day.

* This excludes Christmas, New Year’s Eve and observed holidays where holiday rates will apply.

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  • Main entrance
  • Restaurants and lounges are accessible
  • Meeting space is accessible
  • Entrance(s) to on-site swimming pool(s)
  • Entrance to on-site spa
  • Entrance to on-site fitness center
  • Entrance to on-site business center
  • Swimming pool(s) with self-operating lift
  • Accessible route to the registration desk
  • Registration desk accessible
  • 32-inch wide opening door
  • Route to accessible guest rooms
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