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Moonlight Beach Motel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this motel for many years. We always stay here when coming to Encinitas. The staff is very informative, helpful and courteous. The motel is close to many fine places to eat, shop, and sight see, and within walking distance down the...More

4  Thank Fass100
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded June 14, 2016

Fass100, Thank you for taking the time to tell TA about the MBM and Encinitas ... I would like to expand on your description of the "to be able to climb stairs" Only the third floor has no elevator, and you have to go up...More

Reviewed May 15, 2016

This property is a short walk to the beach and a few restaurants. The rooms appear to have been recently remodeled and are very nice. The property is clean and far enough away from the train tracks and highway to minimize the noise. Rates seemed...More

2  Thank DGC47
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded June 14, 2016

DGC47 Short but sweet, kind and informative review ! The rooms have not been remodeled, but we have tried to keep the magic lamp polished. The Motel was built in 1976, So this is it's 40th anniversary. Still owned and operated by the family that...More

Reviewed May 10, 2016

Our first time staying here we found to be very nice. Great views from the 3rd floor rooms. A block from Moonlight Beach. The room was clean but aged. No memory foam or flat screen TV's. The views are fantastic and it is located right...More

2  Thank Robert D
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded May 15, 2016

Robert D Thank you ... I'm so glad your first visit, and hopefully many more to come, will continue to get such positive reviews from you and our other guests ... With reviews like yours, people know what to expect, and that is the most...More

Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

The Moonlight Beach Motel is so very wonderful! Fantastic spacious rooms with kitchens and balconies with scenic ocean views. The entire staff is super helpful and friendly. All the amenities like restaurants and shops are steps away, and the big blue Pacific is at your...More

Thank silent s
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded May 15, 2016

silent s Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to the MBM ... "so very wonderful " yes it truly is ... it can be a bit dusty & rusty, but that's the price you pay to be west of the "Coast Hwy...More

Reviewed April 12, 2016

My family and I have visited the Moonlight Beach Motel a number of times over the past 6 years. We love it! The location can't be beat - 2 blocks to a good surfing/boogey boarding beach, easy walking distance to town restaurants and shops. The...More

1  Thank askask_11
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded May 15, 2016

askask_11 "Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable and have kitchenettes" What more can you say ? "Nothing" Encinitas and the MBM are both very special places ... Thank You ... cheers geo & deb ...

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Traveler (75)
Room & Suite (45)
Pool & Beach (20)
Hotel & Grounds (50)
Bathroom (1)
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Tennis Court
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Price range
$80 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$80 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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