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Motel Villa Mar

960 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-4405
Motel Villa Mar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

What a great location why do they not upgrade spruce it up a little and get some good help. The location is great you can walk to store, beach. The place was old and needs some renovation . The place was fairly clean. The person in the front office needs to take a course in customer service and remember that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Great location close to beach and restaurants. Building in a state of disrepair. Bed sheets covered in rust stains? Think twice and consider other local options as well. Definitely look carefully at room and bed sheets.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Don't expect anything Don't expect the reservation process to be friendly, or the check in to be done by an adult (but rather, by a nice-enough 16 year old). Don't expect the room to be pleasant looking or nice smelling. Don't expect the towels to be clean or the room to be spotless. Don't expect the street-noise to ever die... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Motel Villa Mar is not updated. It is not fancy. But it is right on the main avenue in Encinitas, and the price is very reasonable. It is quiet and not imposing, which suits me just fine. Adjacent to the Meditation Gardens at Self Realization Fellowship, one can walk to the most beautiful gardens anywhere and enjoy the peace and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

My wife and I did not enjoy are recent stay at this motel, the ony positives that come to mind is the location to the beach and the owners are quite pleasant although we really struggled to understand their English. Our bed was not comfortable, the pillows were awful , bathroom towels are very rough, we went out and bought... More 

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Hamilton, NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

The motel was within walking distance to our daughter's place and the ocean. The bed was ok but pillows were terrible. Had to borrow extra pillows from our daughter. The bathroom did seem recently renovated. It has a kitchenette but had no plates, utensils etc. Two plastic cups were provided the 1st day, but they were thrown out the 2nd... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

This small motel has about 15 rooms, ours had a small kitchen. When the guys left for the day to go surfing, my wife could easily walk downtown Encinitas and shop and have lunch on her own, no need for another car. The beach is within walking distance too. Everything in the place was clean, and the air conditioner was... More 

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