Dreaming of a luxurious escape in the San Francisco Bay Area? Spend time in a relaxing bed and breakfast on The San Francisco Peninsula, and you’ll see why the friendly hospitality and scenic locations are hard to beat. B&Bs not only provide a unique and intimate setting but they're often housed in historic buildings that add to the charm of your stay. Situated along the stunning California coastline, The San Francisco Peninsula region has several charming towns to visit and plenty of outdoor activities and local attractions to fill your itinerary. To make your planning easy, here are the best hidden gems and romantic bed and breakfasts in the area.


Atherton Inn

Luxury B&B in Redwood City

For an elegant ambiance, stay at the Atherton Inn in the heart of Silicon Valley. The inn features five spacious rooms, 10-foot ceilings, a grand staircase, and relaxing gardens. Conveniently located near Menlo Park and Palo Alto, the Atherton Inn is the perfect base for exploring the vibrant downtown areas and attractions. Enjoy a warm breakfast made fresh and served in the bright dining room before embarking on all your Bay Area adventures.


Mill Rose Inn

Victorian Elegance in Half Moon Bay

Step into the Victorian era at the award-winning Mill Rose Inn, a beautiful bed and breakfast in Half Moon Bay. With uniquely designed rooms furnished with luxurious amenities like clawfoot tubs and a meticulously manicured cottage garden, the inn lets you escape to another time. Start your day with a gourmet breakfast before hiking the nearby coastal trails or exploring the quaint shops and restaurants in downtown Half Moon Bay.


Nantucket Whale Inn

Coastal Romance in Half Moon Bay

Experience coastal charm and romance at the Nantucket Whale Inn, an 1898 Victorian bed and breakfast along the Half Moon Bay coastline. Wake up to a delicious breakfast served right in your room while you take in stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Treat yourself to the luxurious rooms, each equipped with a private bath, plush spa robes, and exclusive bath products. Upgrade to a room with a king-sized bed and fireplace for ultimate relaxation. The Inn also has beautiful common areas, including a garden patio courtyard with seating and fire tables. With its proximity to downtown Half Moon Bay and scenic coastal drives, the Nantucket Whale Inn sets the stage for a romantic and memorable Bay Area getaway.


Pescadero Creek Inn

Quaint Inn in Historic Pescadero

During a scenic California coast road trip down Highway 1, be sure to stay at Pescadero Creek Inn located in the historic town of Pescadero. Established in a 100-year-old Pescadero farmhouse, each room will leave you well-rested with a queen-sized down feather bed and a private bath with an antique claw foot tub. Nearby, there is plenty to do in the charming town, such as bird watching at Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve, seeing elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Park, and visiting the many small shops and restaurants.

Living room with stone fireplace at Pescadero Creek Inn
Parlor at Pescadero Creek Inn

Seal Cove Inn

Seaside Retreat in Moss Beach

Discover a peaceful coastal retreat just 30 minutes south of San Francisco at the Seal Cove Inn, an idyllic bed and breakfast located in Moss Beach. Enjoy spacious rooms with stunning ocean views, private balconies, and cozy fireplaces perfect for a romantic escape. Eat a delicious breakfast with locally sourced ingredients, then head down the staircase for direct access to the beach and a trail leading to Fitzgerald Marine Reserve


Discover a variety of cozy bed and breakfasts and hotels on The San Francisco Peninsula. Start planning your trip with our guide on things to do, the best restaurants, shopping, and more!