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Enjoy Weekend Getaways from San Francisco at Mill Rose Inn

July 30, 2014 by Mill Rose Inn

Weekend Getaways from San FranciscoSan Francisco is a beautiful and charming city full of exciting activities to do, however, after a while, the city can seem too busy and crowded. After spending weeks and weeks in the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, often one needs to getaway from it all and decompress. There is no better time then in the summertime, when the streets of San Francisco are buzzing with tourists trying to take in ever site the city has to offer, to getaway to the surrounding area. As you are thinking about all the weekend getaways from San Francisco you can take, make sure to check out the Mill Rose Inn. If you don’t know much about the Inn or the area surrounding it, we are here to help!

Located in picturesque Half Moon Bay, the Mill Rose Inn is a place like no other. From the moment you arrive until you depart, you are swept away to a different world. The Inn is furnished with valuable antiques and watercolors, opulent decor and period furnishings, which creates an atmosphere of relaxation and sophistication. The 1900’s cottage was transformed into a quaint Inn nestled on the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. The Inn features spectacular gardens bursting with color year round, providing the perfect places to stroll through or read your favorite book. This fragrant oasis holds hundreds of perennials, annuals and more than two hundred rose bushes. The highlight of the Gardens is the tropical flower filled gazebo shelter.

  At Mill Rose, guests receive a gourmet Half Moon Bay breakfast every morning of their stay. Guests can munch on their delicious breakfast in the comfort of their room, in the elegant dining room, or al fresco in either of the Inns garden courtyards. The breakfast menu includes French pastries, freshly baked homemade breads, crepes, fresh juices and fruit, omelets or quiche, and your choice of beverages. The breakfast alone is worth a visit!   Another reason to choose Mill Rose Inn as your weekend getaway from San Francisco is because the Inn is only 35 minutes away from the city. Pack your bags and hit Highway 92 westbound to Half Moon Bay and you are on your way to a weekend you will never forget. Mill Rose Inn is an intimate country bed and breakfast tucked behind the many roads, yet within walking distance to the ocean and historic Old Town district of Half Moon Bay.   The Inn offers 4 beautiful rooms and 2 elegantly decorated suites for you to choose from. Relax in the distinctively decorate rooms, each with a private entrance, claw foot tub, European antiques and more. Every Room features a cable TV, DVD player, stereo, wireless Internet access, a video library, phones, a refrigerator stocked with complimentary beverages and plush Japanese robes.   As you are planning your weekend getaway from San Francisco, make sure to keep Mill Rose Inn on your list of possibilities. Ideally located in Half Moon Bay, the Inn is just far enough way offering guests a secluded getaway. We hope that you choose Mill Rose Inn as your next destination!

Bay Area Weekend Getaways Couples Enjoy

May 16, 2014 by Mill Rose Inn

IBay Area Weekend Getawaysf you’re trying to find a destination for Bay Area weekend getaways, then your search is over.  Half Moon Bay is the ideal getaway spot for couples looking to take a short trip away from the stresses of everyday life. Our beautiful beaches, quaint downtown area, and fantastic restaurants make our home town the perfect place for couples to reconnect and recharge.  The bevy of local activities and attractions can keep you busy during the day, or you can take it easy and do as little as possible. Either way, the Mill Rose Inn is the perfect place to stay during Bay Area weekend getaways for you and your special someone.


Half Moon Bay has a quaint small town feeling combined with the cool cultural atmosphere of a beach town.  Our downtown area has shops featuring high quality goods ranging from jewelry to furniture and everything in between.  Downtown is also home to great art galleries and restaurants.  Mill Rose Inn is conveniently located in the heart of Half Moon Bay’s downtown district, so you will never be far from the action if that’s where you want to be.


One of the most popular activities for guests on Bay Area weekend getaways is a visit to one of the areas pristine beaches.  Hike along the Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail and see the coastline and surrounding forested areas.  Or spread out a blanket on Half Moon Bay State Beach and soak up some sun in the ocean breeze. Another great idea is to head over to Mavericks and view some of the most famous big waves in the world.  If you’re lucky, there might be some big wave surfers to observe.


A horseback ride along the beach is the sure to provide a memorable and romantic experience during your trip.  Seahorse Ranch offers guided rides along the beach as well as trail rides.  Choose your ride duration and location: there are rides ranging from one to two hours and can be exclusively on the trails or include the beach.


During your stay with us, you’ll also have many opportunities to sample great cuisine. Cafe Gibraltar has the one of the highest Zagat ratings in San Mateo County and is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Other popular eateries include Pasta Moon, Cetrella Bistro, and Chez Shea.


Miramar Beach Restaurant not only has fantastic seafood and steak, but is a great live music venue as well. Pianist and composer Terry Disley is the resident pianist at Miramar and plays unique jazz piano pieces on Thursday-Saturday evenings and during Sunday brunch.  Terry has worked with music legends like Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison and many more.  So a visit to Miramar isn’t just a meal, but a show as well!


When you’re planning these activities for your Bay Area weekend getaways, don’t forget the impact that the right accommodations can have on your vacation.  At the Mill Rose Inn, our elegant rooms and suites have all the charm of a classic European retreat but include all the modern amenities you deserve.  With our charming accommodations, excellent service, and convenient location, Mill Rose Inn will help turn a weekend stay into lifelong memories.