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85 Encinitas Boulevard
Encinitas, California 92024-3625
United States


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Hotel Overview

Parking is $10 per night per vehicle, a parking pass will be issued upon check-in.

Grab and Go Breakfast Bags are included with every stay, hot breakfast buffet will not be offered due to worldwide health concerns.

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The Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach is located conveniently on the top of a hill in Encinitas California, walking distance from Moonlight Beach/Downtown Encinitas, and right off the 5 Freeway. The hotel has a variety room types that include single kings, double queens, and kitchen suites with sofa bed – each room features a balcony, ocean views are available at an additional cost.

Recently named among the 20 best surf towns in the world by National Geographic, Encinitas wears its surf history proudly.

Located along six miles of Pacific Ocean coastline, Encinitas is an unspoiled reminder of the historic Highway 101 beach culture that thrived in the mid-1900s. The city's eclectic downtown has long drawn surfers and hippies with its unique and dynamic blend of San Diego’s top surf shops, coffee houses and record stores, not to mention the beaches in Encinitas are coveted by locals as hidden gems. Encinitas is alternately known as the "Flower Capital of the World," because of its extensive collection of unique nurseries and gardens, most extensive of which is the San Diego Botanic Garden, and the world's leading grower of the Christmas flower, the poinsettia.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast. Grab and Go Breakfast Bags are offered every morning free of charge.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Guest laundry, laundry facilities available, nominal fee
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting facilities Total capacity is 110 in Banquet style seating. Total measurement is 1,500 square feet measuring 126' X 126' with ceiling height of 12 feet.
  • Conference services
  • Fax services
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Elevator
  • Poolside services, pool area cabana (breakfast room and other events)
  • Garage parking, 24 hours, fee of $10 per night per vehicle
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Cable satellite television
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Exercise facility, Open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Dataports
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Exterior corridor
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center with printer
  • Sunbathing, the hotel has two pool decks facing the ocean. Beach sunbathing is available Moonlight Beach is blocks from the hotel.
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, fee of $10 per night per vehicle
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, fee of $10 per night per vehicle
  • Paid parking, 24 hours, fee of $10 per night per vehicle
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free high-speed wireless internet access
  • Any early check in/out will be decided on a case to case basis and additional charges may apply.
  • Two ocean view sun decks

Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces

  • Sidewalks and walkways
  • Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
  • Swimming pool
  • Whirlpool/spa

Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms

  • Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet

Accessible Guestrooms

  • Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
  • Accessible door hardware
  • Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
  • Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
  • Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
  • Guestrooms with two beds next to one another include a minimum of 36" between the two beds
  • Accessible desk height and clearance
  • Accessible clothes closets

Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower

  • Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall opposite the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of curbs or lips at the shower entrance
  • Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
  • Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose

Additional Accessibility Information

  • The hotel can be contacted directly by customers regarding additional information relating to its accessibility features at the following telephone number: (760) 942-7455
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  • Cable or satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Desk/work area
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Refrigerator, available
  • Balcony
  • AM/FM radio stereo AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Cribs available by request
  • Microwave available
  • Rollaway beds available, nominal fee. Available by request
  • 1 Room with roll in shower available, two queen beds and kitchen
  • 2 Queen bedded rooms are located on the second floor
  • 1 King bedded rooms are located on the third floor
  • High-speed Internet access Wi-Fi Access
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Ocean view View rooms only
  • 13 King, 11 Double Queen, and 2 Kitchen Suite Ocean View Rooms will be available at an additional cost.

Accessible Parking and Loading Zones

  • Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
  • Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area

Accessible Interior Routes

  • Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
  • There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
  • Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters

Interior Signs and Warning Features

  • Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
  • Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms

Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms

  • Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
  • Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
  • Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
  • Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
  • Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
  • Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror

Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:

  • Television closed captioning
  • Visual fire alarm system
  • Visual smoke alarm device
  • Visual notification device for door knocks and telephone calls
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.8 mile(s) from Dudek
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Scripps Health


  • 0.2 mile(s) from Moonlight Beach
  • 1 mile(s) from San Diego Botanic Gardens
  • 1 mile(s) from Swami's Beach
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Self-Realization Temple, Self-Realization Fellowship Temple Encinitas Temple
  • 3 mile(s) from North Coast Repertory
  • 5 mile(s) from Museum of Music
  • 5 mile(s) from Del Mar Race Track
  • 5 mile(s) from LEGOLAND®
  • 11 mile(s) from Birch Aquarium
  • 20 mile(s) from SeaWorld®
  • 24 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
  • 30 mile(s) from San Diego Wild Animal Par


  • 0.40 mile(s) from Leucadia Pizzeria, full service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Denny’s, full service, America, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Nearby Cities

  • 2 mile(s) from Cardiff By The Sea
  • 2 mile(s) from Solana Beach
  • 5 mile(s) from Carlsbad
  • 7 mile(s) from Del Mar
  • 10 mile(s) from Oceanside
  • 20 mile(s) from San Diego
  • 90 mile(s) from Los Angeles


  • 2 mile(s) from The Encinitas Ranch , Golf Course


  • 5 miles from Carlsbad Outlets
  • 10 mile(s) from University Town Center, La Jolla


  • 0.1 mile(s) from COASTER Commuter Train The COASTER commuter train provides breathtaking coastal scenery as it runs north and south through San Diego County, serving eight stations between Oceanside and downtown San Diego.
  • 22 mile(s) from San Diego International Airport
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Metro Bus
  • 100 mile(s) from Los Angeles International
  • 9 mile(s) from Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
  • 5 mile(s) from Legoland Ride share (Lyft, Uber)
  • 1 block(s) from Encinitas