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“Good quality for the money” 4 of 5 stars
Review of BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

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BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024   |  
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Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Florida, United States
1 review
“Good quality for the money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Very clean and friendly. Nice area. Breakfast was a nice convenience. Close to the coaster, shops, and beaches. Breakfast is decent, and nice to have a choice of a hot breakfast. Nice sized area for breakfast too.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, October 7, 2013
Dear Michelle S

Thank you for being our guest. We are so glad that you saw value while staying at this hotel. During the off season, we are reasonably priced. The weather is great during October and you can have the entire beach to yourself. What a value. It is so much fun to walk to the historic downtown Encinitas and hang out at Moonlight Beach. What makes this hotel special are the huge private balconies. It is quite a special event to watch the sunset each night.

We invite you to return again and visit Encinitas.

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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Encinitas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

we had the most amazing time. Beautiful hotel. Amazing ocean view. nice people. Encinitas is a beautiful city!! We will be back next year in Apri to go to legoland, seaworld and the San Diego zoo and after our experience this trip we will be staying at the best western in Encinitas Moonlight beach for sure!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, October 7, 2013
Dear KimberleeB

Thank you for taking the time to write to us on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed Best Western Encinitas and Encinitas. Encinitas is so perfectly situated near all the fabulous attractions. You can go to Legoland, hang out by Moonlight Beach, go to downtown San Diego and visit Julian. The best part about Encinitas is the historic dowbtown and of course the Swami's Meditation Gardens. We look foward to having you return to our town and our hotel.

Thank you for being our guest.

Christina Beltran 760-942-7455
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Clearwater, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Although this is not a 5 star hotel, it gets 5 stars in it's class. We stayed here August 26th to September 10th for business. The hotel was not without it's problems, but what was important was they way they handled them. The staff is very accommodating and gracious, and they strive for 100% guest satisfaction. Our suite was very nice - french doors separating the bedroom from the living room and kitchen. We were on the first floor but we could see a bit of the Pacific Ocean from our balcony. The pool area was very nice, and the breakfast room was especially pleasant, a separate building overlooking the pool. I highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed September 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, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Dear g-locksand3bears

Thank you for taking the time to write to us on Tripadvisor. We value the opinion of our guests. You mean so much to us. We are glad you enjoyed the one-bedroom suite. They do lend themselves well for a longer stay. Encinitas is very special, with the historic downtown one block away and Moonlight Beach three blocks away, you can find so much peace and relaxation. One feature that we love is that each room has their own private balcony. It is nice to sit and have your morning coffee or that sunset glass of wine.

We do hope you will come and see us again,

Warmly

Christina Beltran 760-942-7455
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Encinitas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The Encinitas Best Western is the best in Encinitas for comforts, cleanliness, staff friendliness and helpfulness, amenities,location, and cost. This is my second stay there and it keeps getting better.

  • Stayed September 2013, 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, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Dear Bruce K

Thank you again for your second Tripadvisor Review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at Best Western Encinitas. We strive for excellence and we are glad that the hotel served you well. We have many exciting things planed for the future and we hope to see you again soon.

Warmly,
Christina Beltran
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Temecula, CA, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Beautifully located property just 2 blocks above Moonlight Beach. This location is perfect for access to town, beach and freeway. Close proximity to Starbucks, shopping, and eateries. Property is a bit older; they are just beginning a renovation to update. However, despite the age, all rooms have huge outdoor balconies with lovely views. You will not hear any noise from an adjacent room. The staff is excellent, and definitely works to insure your pleasant stay. I'd definitely highly recommend, and hope to return soon.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 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, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Dear ANNE G

Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you had a great stay. We are in just the beginning phases of renovation. We have a new AC UNIT, we will have new granite countertops by March 2014 in the bathroom vanities and we have many other surprises in store for our guests. We are looking forward to inviting you back to our hotel.

Thank you
Christina Beltran
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Laguna Beach, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

If you like old, musty rooms and the sound of trains dancing in your head, than this is the place for you. Good proximity to the beach, but also situated on top of the train station. For what you get, this hotel is severely overpriced. I would not stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Stayed recently for a family wedding and enjoyed my large modern room. Staff was very accomodating and helpful. Large balcony with an ocean view, helped balance out the older bathroom. The breakfast room was large, airy and offered a good variety of choices. Pool was a nice size although hot tub was small.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cbelt, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
Dear VictoriaMiami-
Thank you for your Tripadvisor Review! We appreciate the time taken to let us know about your stay. We are glad you had a nice time during your visit with the wedding group. The hotel does let itself well for Wedding Groups and Reunions. We are in a great location close to the beach and the historic downtown Encinitas. We do hope you will come and stay with us soon.

Christina Beltran
760-942-7455
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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:
Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Encinitas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach 3*
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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