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BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No room service, A/C did not work, no hot water, no bell captain..No place to walk the pets, and te hotel stated it was a good place to have pets.Hated this experience!!! Was told that the hotel had some some good restaurants close by, that was not true either.

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Riverside, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I really enjoyed our stay, I loved the hotel, pool, and fitness center. I even used the laundry room. We parked the car and everything is within walking distance. We went to the beach, shopping, dinning and Del Mar races. We are planning our next trip and plan to go paddle boarding. We will be staying at... More

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Redlands, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of room in the rooms. Hotel needs a facelift but it was a good value and clean. The sheets "pilled" which can make it hard to sleep, but overall a pleasant experience. The website says three blocks to the beach, which is true, but they are definitely long walks. Pretty view from the rooms. Plenty of parking in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: Friendly staff, clean rooms, large rooms, reasonable rates, good location, free breakfast each morning, nice pool. Negatives: Breakfast isn’t fully ready at 6:30 a.m. during the week and 7: 30 a.m. during the weekend. The staff would be getting breakfast ready at opening time instead of having it ready. If your looking to get an early start it may... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property needs exterior stair and elevator lobby carpets to either be replaced or thoroughly cleaned. The deplorable condition of the carpet does not develop a feeling of overall cleanliness and attention to detail or of caring of the property by the owner(s). Rooms are spacious, but lighting could be better. Minor inconveniences such as a toilet seat that would... More

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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Dear davidsy2014, Thank you for your repeat business, we do value you as a guest. We have good news. We do have plans very soon after summer to renovate the lobby and redo all three elevator cars. We are very excited to also inform you our guests, that we will be renovated other areas of the hotel. It may take... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave this an average, but this hotel has the potential to be outstanding. The location is 2 blocks from the ocean. The rooms all have nice views (though ours was a neck stretcher to see water. Others looked great). Downtown has a bunch of eats and drinking establishments all in walking distance. There is a city park across the... More

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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Dear munge Thank you for your review. We are nearing our fall season and rates are much more reasonable as we head away from summer. During our high season June, July and early August the entire area has rates at a premium and there are times in the summer that there are not enough hotel rooms to fulfill the demand... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would rate this as GOOD, but there is no option between Average and Very Good! Overall a nice experience. Very spacious rooms; quite clean and well-maintained. Opt for the ocean-view rooms! The WiFi unfortunately, just doesn't seem to match up to today's expectations. Great pool area with good quality b/fast. If you are looking for a micro in your... More

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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Dear rohith581 Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had a nice stay here at Best Western Encinitas. We are pleased that you enjoyed our spacious rooms here at the hotel. We are very family friendly and also comfortable for seniors and single travelers as well. We have improved the situation with the Wifi. We do listen... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has spacious rooms and is within walking distance to the beach. Access to the hotel from the east is hard as you need to turn around and return on the south side of the road. Would not spend the extra money for ocean views.

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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Dear 482audreyc Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at Best Western Encinitas. We pride ourselves in ensuring that each guest leaves satisfied with their experience here. We do have certain rooms that are park view and certain rooms that are park view of Cottonwood Park. All the rooms do have... More

Capistrano Beach, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

terrible customer service, promised an ocean view weeks in advance to celebrate our anniversary & got the end room with freeway view. We even called the day of check in to confirm & they said the ocean view rooms were sold out. They gave away our room & would not accommodate what they promised. Unfortunately everything was sold out &... More

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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Dear Richard/Damien E We are so sorry to hear about your negative experience here at the hotel. We do have select rooms that are ocean view, that need to be specifically booked. If you had booked one, then it should have been guaranteed. We do not make the practice of giving away rooms. If this had indeed occurred, please accept... More

Lake Forest, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We treated the kids and grandkids to a 3 day mini vacation in Encinitas so they could surf and boogey board. This hotel location is ideal - you can walk to Moonlight Beach or drive a short distrance to Cardiff for great surfing conditions. There are a number of good restaurants also in walking distance of the hotel. The hotel... More

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Address: 85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
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Location: United States > California > Encinitas
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Overlooking the picturesque shoreline of Moonlight Beach, Encinitas Inn & Suites, a Best Western International Hotel, is the perfect place for business or pleasure. Just 30 minutes from the San Diego International Airport, the hotel is at the center of all major San Diego attractions. We at Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites in California pride ourselves in providing prompt and friendly service to our customers. Enjoy your visit in Encinitas while staying in our comfortable and spacious rooms of Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites equipped with all the amenities you'll need. Check out the current rates and visit our specials for the latest discounts available to our online visitors. All the rooms at Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites are exceptionally clean and comfortable. Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, remote controlled cable television including HBO, king and queen size beds, coffee maker, hairdryer, refrigerator, air-conditioning etc., make your visit memorable and relaxing. King and Queen Suites are some of the specialties, which we provide to our customers. Enjoy a day relaxing around our pool. ... more   less 
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