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Top tips for finding Half Moon Bay hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Half Moon Bay, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Half Moon Bay in November and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Half Moon Bay if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 10 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Half Moon Bay hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Half Moon Bay found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $141, while the most expensive was $633.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Half Moon Bay for 4 days.
  • Travelers visiting Half Moon Bay through San Francisco International Airport should consider staying at AC Hotel by Marriott San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront. This hotel offers a free airport shuttle which you may consider using to get to the airport in time. The hotel features an indoor pool, complimentary breakfast, and a fitness center for its guests.
  • Pet lovers should consider staying at Seal Cove Inn, a 5-minute drive from Montara State Beach. The hotel allows dogs and cats at free charges in their correct kennel. It also features a spacious garden where you can play with your dog or cat.
  • Business travelers in Half Moon Bay should consider booking a room at Sonesta ES Suites San Francisco Airport San Bruno. This hotel is close to heads of corporations and features a business center and meeting rooms for visitors with business conferences. Each room features a chair and a desk for its visitors.
  • If you plan a holiday vacation with friends or family and need to stay close to a beach, consider booking a room at the Beach House Hotel Half Moon. This hotel is close to Half Moon Bay State Beach, which has numerous beaches for sightseeing and nature appreciation. You will also have a great sea view inside the hotels and enjoy the outdoor pool and beachfront.
  • The newly-wedded lovers in town who want to spend their honeymoon in Half Moon Bay should consider booking a room at the Dylan Hotel at SFO. The hotel features a green-flowered garden with romantic atmosphere, where you can spend your evening with your loved one. It also features board games, puzzles, a tennis court, and a complimentary breakfast buffet.
  • If you’re looking for a high-end experience and you’re ready to splurge for your stay in Half Moon Bay, the recommended 5-star hotel in the area is The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay. The hotel is located right on a bluff overlooking the ocean with beach access and the Half Moon Golf Links on the premises.
  • When having an oceanfront view is your priority, try finding somewhere away from the center of Half Moon Bay. For example, Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach is just a few steps from the ocean and the rooms have balconies.
  • If you’re going to Half Moon Bay with your dog or other pet, there are a few hotels that are pet-friendly in the city and allow access on request. A great option would be Aristocrat Hotel, BW Signature Collection. It’s just a 7-minute walk down the road to the Half Moon Bay Dog Park.
  • Passionate golfers will be happy to hear there are a couple of golf courses and driving ranges in Half Moon Bay. Look up Half Moon Bay Lodge, it’s near the beach and the 36 holes at Half Moon Bay Golf Links.
  • If you’re traveling through Half Moon Bay on a budget, try looking for a place out of the city center towards Miramar. Quality Inn is an affordable choice and is right in front of the SamTrans public transportation. Bus route 17 takes you right into the center of Half Moon Bay in about 15min.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Half Moon Bay

  • Where can I stay with my kids in Half Moon Bay?

    Consider staying at Aristocrat Hotel, BW Signature Collection, with your kids while at Half Moon Bay, California. This hotel features spacious family rooms with king beds and baby cribs. It also features an affordable kid-friendly buffet and a flat-screen TV with subscribed cartoon channels and family movies. While in his hotel, your family will enjoy horse riding, diving, fishing, and gift shopping.

  • Where can I stay for an exciting golf experience in Half Moon Bay?

    Golf lovers who need to expand their experience in golf should consider staying at bay Landing Hotel. This hotel is a 5-minute walk to Crystal Spring Golf Course, where you can have more training classes and experience. The hotel features a golf yard and complimentary perks such as shuttle service and breakfast for its guests.

  • Where can I stay for an exciting hiking experience in Half Moon Bay?

    Consider staying at Cypress Inn, approximately 5 miles from Half Moon Bay coastal trail, for hiking with friends and family. This hotel features spacious rooms that accommodate four to five people. It features several complimentary perks, such as a breakfast buffet and wine socials with appetizers and desserts. It has a fireplace to warm you while awaiting to retire in your bed.

  • Are there budget-friendly hotels in Half Moon Bay?

    You should consider staying at Half Moon Bay Lodge if you have a fixed budget. The hotel is a 3-minute drive from Half Moon Bay Golf Links and features a complimentary fitness center for gym lovers. It also has an outdoor pool and a friendly staff at the front desk that operates 24/7.

  • Where’s the best place to stay for airport access?

    If what you need is a shuttle to the airport, the hotel we recommend to you is the Coastside Inn. The San Francisco International Airport is a half an hour drive away. Apart from the airport shuttle service, it also offers express check-out so you don’t spend more time than necessary trying to catch your flight.

  • Which areas are walking distance from restaurants?

    If you want to be able to walk to restaurants and shops from your hotel, we recommend looking for a place either in the city center of Half Moon Bay or in the Princeton-By-The-Sea area. Zaballa House is a quaint B&B right on Main Street in Half Moon Bay next to a variety of restaurants. 

  • Where is a good place to have a wedding or an event?

    There’s an assortment of hotels to choose from where you can have a wedding and a reception. If you’re looking for something outdoors, The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay has a lovely patio they use for banquets with views of the ocean. Another option is Oceano Hotel & Spa in the Princeton-By-The Sea neighborhood. It has a banquet hall and offers other wedding services as well.

  • What neighborhood or area is best for children?

    When traveling to Half Moon Bay with children, we suggest staying near the city center. There are plenty of restaurants, parks, and beaches nearby. Somewhere like Coastside Inn would be perfect. The Inn is right between two playgrounds and a 20-minute walk or 5-minute drive to Francis Beach.

  • What are the best hotels near Miramar Beach?

    KAYAK users like staying at Quality Inn Half Moon Bay - Miramar Beach, The Oceanfront Hotel On Miramarbeach Hmb and Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Miramar Beach.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Half Moon Bay?

    Although the average price for a double room in Half Moon Bay is $492, $151 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • Are hotels in Half Moon Bay safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Half Moon Bay. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • How much is a hotel in Half Moon Bay for tonight?

    KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as $151 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from $162, and 4-star hotels from $302.

  • How much is a hotel in Half Moon Bay for this weekend?

    In the last 3 days, the best price displayed on KAYAK for a double hotel room in Half Moon Bay for the upcoming weekend was $244 per night. We also found good deals for 3-star hotel rooms from $244 and 4-star hotel rooms from $435.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Half Moon Bay?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Half Moon Bay districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Half Moon Bay city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Half Moon Bay hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Half Moon Bay that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Quality Inn Half Moon Bay - Miramar Beach, Aristocrat Hotel, BW Signature Collection and Beach House Half Moon Bay.

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