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

Breakfast Buffett is now offered, featuring; fruit, coffee/tea, pastry, bread, cereal, granola, oatmeal, assorted juices, yogurt, 1 or more hot item.

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.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted
Child Policy
Children 16 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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