Encinitas, CA Hotel – Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites


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85 Encinitas Boulevard
Encinitas, California 92024-3625
United States


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Hotel Overview

People come for the "Encinitas experience" at this Encinitas hotel, where a fantastic location, unbeatable price, and plenty of luxury is king. No other hotel near LEGOLAND® and the beach offers these kinds of amenities. Spend the day exploring massive LEGO® pieces or sunbathing on the golden beaches. Everything you imagine California to be comes to life at this Encinitas hotel. A convenient location to local attractions is just the beginning.

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Want a trip to SeaWorld® or San Diego? You got it. These hot spots are only a short drive away from your Encinitas hotel. However, don't go so fast. Guests get free Wi-Fi and a free continental breakfast to start the day right. Dig into platefuls of piping hot waffles, fresh fruits, delectable pastries and an array of cereals and yogurt. Top it all off with chilled juices and 100% Arabica coffee.

The San Diego Botanical Gardens are a must-see attraction. It's all just a short trip away from your Encinitas hotel.

Our hotel is also conveniently located only 10 minutes (walking distance) away from the Encinitas Station and is a great option for train travelers looking to hit the road.

Of course, taking advantage of your prime location three blocks away from Moonlight Beach, is always a smart move. Take a surfing lesson or join a day cruise downtown San Diego. There's no end to the adventure that's right outside your Encinitas hotel room. Work on getting that perfectly bronzed body or join a sandcastle building competition.

Friendly, knowledgeable staff members are happy to help you plan the perfect vacation. Checking out the local cuisine or day tripping to San Diego are both options. Where do you want to start? Your Encinitas hotel is close to it all.

Reserve your comfortable stay at Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach for an unforgettable vacation! Enjoy your stay.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
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Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Tips for Families”
By ktw53721
Los Angeles, California on 17-Mar-18

The rooms and balconies here are large which is nice for families. You can eat breakfast on the pool deck while the kids swim. The breakfast has lots of stuff for kids. The beach is about a 10...

“Ok, good location”
By Rbb599
Camp Verde, Arizona on 16-Mar-18

The hotel was in a central location right next to the coaster station and walking distance to the beach. The room was a little dated, but had a nice view. The bed was small considering the room size...

“Challenging staff, hard if you have mobility issues, not close to the beach-no path”
By BeachGrrrrrl
Minneapolis, Minnesota on 15-Mar-18

The good: Balcony is large, beds are okay The bad: Naked loud children by the pool, kids bragging about peeing in the pool, no adults in sight, no staff to help, when front desk was called, no...

“Great Option In Encinitas”
By brenfarrel
Los Angeles, California on 04-Mar-18

Spacious rooms, great balconies(most with an oceanview) and an excellent location. We’ve stayed here three times now when visiting Encinitas and are always pleased we did. Walls are thin, but...

“Beautiful room, awesome breakfast”
By Bette S
Federal Way, Washington on 03-Mar-18

The Best Western at Moonlight Beach was a wonderful choice for a break away. Front desk personnel were helpful. Room was comfy with tile shower, k-cup coffee maker, nice views, good bed and linens...


Hotel Amenities


  • The property is located on a bluff overlooking the beautiful coastal city of Encinitas. Ideally located, off the Interstate 5 with easy access to major business, boutique shopping districts centralized between North County and the Southland's most popular attractions including Quail Botanical Gardens, San Elijo Lagoon, and Encinitas Ranch Golf Course just minutes away.

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control


  • 94 guest rooms with large private balconies
  • We have lovely large guest rooms 440 square feet with one king bed, two queen beds 500 square feet, and two room suites 600 square feet with one king or queen bed in the bedroom, and a sofa bed in the living room. A full kitchen is also included in the two room suites, we also have Presidential and Governor Suites with a Jacuzzi® tub in the bedroom for special occasions.
  • We guarantee your complete satisfaction with the Best Western at Moonlight Beach Encinitas Inn & Suites. Our professional staff is anxious to show you the hospitality you can expect when staying with us!

29 Suites with kitchenettes

  • 1 Presidential Suite with Jacuzzi® tub
  • 1 Governor Suite with Jacuzzi® tub

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space

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