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. High speed wireless internet, breakfast, and parking are only a few of the free included amenities included with every stay. A few of the property’s most interesting features include balconies in every room, 26 ocean view rooms, and 10 pet friendly rooms.
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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, coffeehouses 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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Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Place is being remodeled but needs many repairs and slapped together room. Missing an entire fridge in my kitchenette. Was told I could come pick up a fridge from front desk. I did... it was a dorm...
Palatine, Illinois on 25-Feb-2020
This is a hotel I’ve stayed in repeatedly. That probably says a lot right there. It’s in the middle of a remodel and will likely become even better when this is completed.
The ocean view rooms...
Denver, Colorado on 13-Feb-2020
Every day we had to ask 2-3 times to have our room serviced. We were there 6 nights and 3 of those we gave up and asked just for more towels with no cleaning. The housekeeping staff had no idea what...
Average Western might be giving it too much credit. Hey, it's a basic hotel, but it's undergoing room refurbs now. The room we had really needs it. The mattress is dead, has a lower center than...
Lafayette, Colorado on 26-Dec-2019
I always loved bestwestern, the ones I stayed always have microwave and fridge no matter what kind of rooms you get and it’s very important to us because we have two little toddlers. But this one is...
Complimentary continental breakfast, Free breakfast items include; boiled eggs and scrambled eggs or omelet, sausage or bacon, variety of cereals, oatmeal and yogurt with toppings, waffles with variety of toppings, variety of fresh pastries, variety of coffees and teas
24-hour front desk Front desk staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week
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.
Ice/vending machines Ice machines, soda and snack vending machines
Poolside services Pool Area Cabana (Breakfast Room and Other Events)
Garage parking, free
Multilingual staff: English, Spanish
Cable satellite television
Photocopy, nominal fee
Exercise facility, Open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Weight lifting equipment
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 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
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Complimentary daily newspaper (Monday through Friday)
Free underground parking
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
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
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
In-room safe, nominal fee per day
AM/FM radio stereo AM/FM Alarm Clock
Additional in-room toiletries
Cribs available by request
Microwave available Specified Suite Rooms Only.
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
Sofabed available Some suites only
Adjoining rooms available
Ocean view View rooms only
13 King, 11 Double Queen, and 2 Kitchen Suite Ocean View Rooms will be available at an additional cost.
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:
Visual notification devices for door knocks
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
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
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.