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4.1 out of 5

"Great location, good sized rooms, clean but could use a little update. I would stay there again. " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 08 Sep 2020

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Hotel Description

3-star Mediterranean hotel near Moonlight State Beach

Oceanside stay

Stay at this Encinitas hotel and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Moonlight State Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of San Diego Botanic Garden. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Del Mar Fairgrounds and LEGOLAND® California.

Renovated in 2020

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a terrace, and express check-out are also offered.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$139* Per night/room Oct 3 - Oct 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Kitchenette, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

Everyone (14) Couples (1) Family (2)
2 out of 5
Our three night stay was disappointing. No towel bars or hooks. No heat in the shower/toilet room. No do not disturb/makeup room door tag. No coffee in lobby at 6:30 am as indicated. Rooms we not cleaned daily. Had to ask for clean towels. Staff was not friendly. We will not stay here again.

Posted by on Dec 21, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 21, 2021 by Vd

We apologize that your stay was anything less than perfect. Your feedback will be used to improve. We look forward to easing Covid restrictions, which will allow us to serve you better. Happy holidays!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 28, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 17, 2021

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3 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 8, 2021

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5 out of 5
Great location, good sized rooms, clean but could use a little update. I would stay there again.

Posted by , from Temecula on Sep 8, 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 13, 2019 by VD

Thank you for your business, we look forward to your return to Encinitas!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 13, 2019 by VD

Thank you for staying with the BW Encinitas!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 11, 2019 by VD

Thank you for staying with the BW Encinitas!

5 out of 5
Lovely area. Many amenities, great restaurants. Best onsite breakfast serving many diverse appetites.

Posted by on Feb 1, 2019

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5 out of 5

Nice hotel close to the beach

We loved our stay at this hotel. The pool and hot tub were wonderful and the breakfasts were very good! The proximity to the beach was fantastic!!!!! We will definitely return!

Posted by on Jun 10, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 15, 2018 by A Kumar

Thank you for your feedback regarding you stay at the Best Western Encinitas Inn. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our team to be so welcoming. We pride ourselves on our guest service, it is great to hear that our team were able to assist you and deliver our hotels promise. Thank you for your positive feedback in regard to pool, spa and breakfast. We appreciate your feedback and will pass on your feedback to team. Thank you for choosing our hotel and we look forward to seeing you on your next stay.

About the Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

Location 85 Encinitas Boulevard, Encinitas, CA 92024-3625

Property Features

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. A terrace, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach was completed in March 2020. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Encinitas hotel.

  • 96 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1984
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Carlsbad Poinsettia Station (8.7 km / 5.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach offers 96 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Encinitas hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2020.

  • Private balcony
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, debit cards, and cash.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered self parking fee: USD 10 per day (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Encinitas Inn Moonlight Beach
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  • Best Western Moonlight Beach
  • Best Western Encinitas Inn And Suites At Moonlight Beach
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You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.