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“Great Location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

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85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024   |  
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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Encinitas
Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Perfect location for us as we travel from Tucson to Anaheim once or twice a month. Always accommodating customer service from every front desk representive. The rooms are very clean and spacious.I sleep my best sleep at this property on the most comfortable bed. You can walk to the beach and local resturants.The view from the room is great too.We recommend this hotel to everyone.

Room Tip: Higher floors have the very best views!
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, February 13, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and recommendation. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our hotel. We take pride in our property with the location to the beach and how clean and spacious the rooms are. We thank you for your continuous business and we look forward to serving you again soon.

Thank you

Christina Beltran 760-942-7455
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The Best Western Encinitas was recommended along with another hotel for a family affair. We chose BWE because the customer service representative, Kimberly, was very helpful with the special need of a handicap room. Upon arriving Isaiah was very helpful in accommodating us with two non-handicapped rooms. The staff was unbelievably helpful & friendly. I would highly recommend this hotel...added bonus not far from the ocean. Manager on site, Jim, was also available if needed. Friendly, friendly, friendly

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Dear Debbie P

We want to thank you first of all for writing such a wonderful review. It is our pleasure to serve our guests. All the staff do pride themselves on their job and the main focus is customer service. We sincerly care for the needs of our guests and will do all we can to make each and every guest happy. It was wonderful to have you and your family stay with us. The location of this property three blocks away from Moonlight Beach and the Historic Downtown Encinitas. A true hidden gem. We look forward to seeing you here at the hotel once again.

Thank you very much

Christina Beltran 760-942-7455
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My mom and I have stayed at this hotel for the past 3 years and its always great. its right up the road from the beach. It has a very good complimentary breakfast. The pool and hot tub are always very clean as are the rooms. the rooms are very spacious and clean. the staff is very friendly. i couldnt imagine a summer without staying here. very relaxing.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Dear SurfingxIsxLife

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful vacation and we appreciate your repeat business. The location of the hotel is perfect for going to the beach or walking to the Historic Downtown Encinitas. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Thank you for being our guest.

Christina Beltran
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Amagansett, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Hotel is the perfect location if you will be in the Encinitas/Leucadia area. You can walk to the beach, shops, bars and restaurants. The room was huge with the highest most comfortable bed ever. The breakfast options daily were better than average. Front desk staff were pleasant. Best option for the area.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It means so much to our team. We take pride in our location that is so near Moonlight Beach and the Historic Downtown 101. Everything you need is within walking distance. It is most wonderful to have a room with a balcony and enjoy the ocean breeze. We are pleased that you enjoyed our continental breakfast. It is our pleasure to welcome and assist all guests staying here at Best Western Encinitas. We look forward to having you stay at our hotel. Thank you for being our guest.

Christina Beltran
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Positives .. Close to San Diego when you use the COASTER!! 45 minutes to Downtown
Great value. saves a lot of parking & driving hassles .. but it isn't promoted by the hotel.
Relatively quiet. booked a King Bed room but no tub & the room was undersized for the bed size.
This Hotel needs some TLC, it is showing its age for sure...lots of little things, washrooms were clean but needs silicone repairs & some basic small repairs, rooms had dark paint on walls. Pool area was nice & bright. Nice selection of breakfast.
We stay at Best Western's 90% of our US trips & this location was a letdown to what we have experienced at other locations for less $$. It was a bit overpriced.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, January 8, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write a Tripadvisor review. All reviews are important to us. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay fully. We will make sure that all the staff inform the guests and future guests of the no charge for parking, the proximity to the coaster station and the closeness to downtown Encinitas. We are sorry that the King bed did not have a tub. The entire third floor Kings only have showers, the second floor rooms with two Queen beds do have a shower tub combo, as do the One-bedroom Suites on the first floor do have shower tub combos. We are in the process of doing deep cleaning on our property and maintaining the rooms. We do appreciate your feedback. If you would like to talk to me personally about your stay, please call me as I would like to rectify your experience. 760-942-7455

I look forward to assisting in any way possible and you as our guest are very important to us.

Thank you

Christina Beltran
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Leon, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

The whole property is an exceptional find on this coast--well groomed, lush foliage, quiet; large, well appointed room--great ocean view; huge balcony; free covered parking and breakfast (we did not try the breakfast). Very accessible to area attractions. AND the price is right!!

Room Tip: Second level or higher for great ocean views.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, January 8, 2013
Dear Valued Guest

We would like to thank you for writing a wonderful review on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased that your stay was enjoyable and suited all your needs. We take pride in this property and the location is wonderful. It is a true gem in Encinitas.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Christina Beltran
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Woodland Hills
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. The check in was easy and Misha was very kind. Had 3 other friends stay in rooms here as well. I couldn't believe how large the rooms were!! Nice to have space! I have to say, we had a nice color of paint in our room, cream & rust. Made our room nice & bright but My friend had a nice color, green but it made their room extremely dark. A few stains on carpet, to be expected I suppose. The breakfast was perfect, quick, easy, and complimentary
We would totally stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, January 8, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad this location served you well. We are also glad you enjoyed the new paint color in the rooms. We recently added this touch to all our second floor double queen bed rooms. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast and all the other amenites this hotel has to offer. The rooms are very spacious and with the nice balcony it makes for a very comfortable stay. We are in the process of doing deep cleaning in our rooms and this will take care of the carpet issues. We do want to keep up a standard of a clean property. Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to seeing you again.

Christina Beltran
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Address: 85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
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Location: United States > California > Encinitas
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Encinitas
#6 Business Hotel in Encinitas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 94
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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