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San Diego-area boutique hotel in Encinitas

2.5 blocks to beach

This Encinitas boutique hotel is set right off historic coastal Highway 101, 2.5 blocks from Moonlight Beach, 10 miles from shopping at La Jolla, and 21 miles from SeaWorld San Diego.

Free WiFi and parking

Guests at Portofino Beach Inn enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access, free parking, and express check-in/check-out.

Mediterranean theme

Guestrooms at Portofino Beach Inn feature Mediterranean-influenced color schemes and decor, access to a garden courtyard, and windows that open for ocean air.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 45-room Portofino Beach Inn is 2 blocks from Moonlight Beach and within a mile of downtown Encinitas's boutique shops and multi-cuisine restaurants. The hotel is 6 miles from Legoland, 21 miles from SeaWorld, 24 miles from San Diego Zoo, and 26 miles from downtown San Diego.

Flower-lined courtyards dot the property. Laundry facilities are available. Parking is complimentary.

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 45
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Express check-in
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Television in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Year Built 1986
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • In-room safe
  • Free WiFi
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Where to Eat

This San Diego-area hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Big Jim's Old South BBQ

Leucadia Pizzeria

Meritage Restaurant & Bar

CapNKeno Bar and Restauant

Happy Fish Sushi Restaurant

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Nearby Things to Do

Encinitas is one of several beach communities along the North San Diego County coast. Long sandy beaches, including Moonlight Beach, four blocks from the hotel, are well-suited for surfing, volleyball, running, and sunbathing. Bicycle rentals are available in Encinitas, Leucadia, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Del Mar, and Solana Beach. A bike and running path stretches along the beach and highway between these cities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 11 PM.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

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Fees

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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