Book your room at Portofino Beach Inn
Get an overview of this hotelSan 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.
Guestrooms at Portofino Beach Inn feature Mediterranean-influenced color schemes and decor, access to a garden courtyard, and windows that open for ocean air.Would you like to give us feedback? Share it! Opens in a new window
Portofino Beach Inn186 N Coast Highway 101 Encinitas CA 92024
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. De-stress in the luxurious spa tub. Parking is complimentary.
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Multilingual staff
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Number of floors - 3
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa tub
- Total number of rooms - 45
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 1986
Family Friendly Amenities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Air conditioning
- Cable TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Daily housekeeping
- Free local calls
- Free WiFi
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
- Shower/tub combination
Where to Eat
This San Diego-area hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.
Big Jim's Old South BBQ
Meritage Restaurant & Bar
CapNKeno Bar and Restauant
Happy Fish Sushi Restaurant
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
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Pets allowed for an extra charge
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.
- 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
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- A pet fee will be charged
- Early check-in fee: USD 30
- A late check-out fee will be charged
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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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.