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Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

Star Rating
3 out of 5



3.9 / 5Good
651 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Moonlight State Beach
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    San Diego Botanic Garden
    2 min drive
  • Restaurant
    3 min walk
  • Restaurant
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)
    28 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Encinitas, Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach is near a metro station and near the beach. Legoland California is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Moonlight State Beach and Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Sealife Aquarium and The Wave Waterpark are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

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    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Moonlight State Beach - 9 min walk
    • Popular Location
      San Diego Botanic Garden - 2 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Self Realization Fellowship - 2 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Belly Up - 6 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Sealife Aquarium - 12 min drive

    Getting around

    • Solana Beach Station - 6 min drive
    • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 30 min drive


    • Wendy's — 3 min walk
    • Dennys — 3 min walk
    • Little Caesar's — 3 min walk
    • Mr Peabody's Bar & Grill — 4 min walk
    • Leucadia Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant — 6 min walk

    About this property

    Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

    Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a spa tub. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, a business center, and a meeting room. All 96 rooms feature modern comforts like flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Balconies, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking

    Food and drink

    • Free continental breakfast available 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends

    Things to do

    • Fitness center
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa tub

    Family friendly

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


    • Elevator
    • Free newspapers in lobby
    • Front-desk safe

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Multilingual staff
    • Porter/bellhop

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Business services

    • 1 meeting room
    • Business center
    • Computer station
    • Conference center


    • Pool sun loungers
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Terrace


    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Roll-in shower
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Heating
    • Linens
    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Shower
    • Towels


    • 27-inch flat-screen TV
    • Cable channels
    • Premium channels

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker

    Outdoor space

    • Balcony


    • Connecting rooms available
    • Desk
    • Free local calls
    • Free newspapers (weekdays)
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone
    • Safe

    Nearby things to do


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition


    • Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
    • Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Bad service at Best Western Encinitas

    A wakeup call was requested however it was not received. I complained to the assistant manager who was going to investigate and call me back. The manager to date as not call me back.

    Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2019


    • Liked: Cleanliness
    • Disliked: Staff & service

    Paid for a room with 2 beds and a couch. Did not get. Has to go ask and then got a roll away bed instead. Front desk people laxidasical. Someone tried to enter my room at 1 a.m. she had the wrong room. Workers doing work early 7 a.m. Close to the beach which was good.

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Loved that the property is on a cliff & the most south facing rooms on the 3rd floor face the ocean. The breakfast was great including things for every diet. What Ithe room lackef was a hair dryer & a shower cap othetwise i would have given it 5 stars.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

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      Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

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