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Get an overview of this hotelSan Diego-area boutique hotel in Encinitas
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2.5 blocks to beachThis Encinitas boutique hotel is set right off historic coastal Highway 101, 2.5 blocks from Moonlight Beach, 10 miles (16 kilometers) 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, HBO and Showtime extended cable channels, and express check-in/check-out. Coin operated washer and dryer on site. Mini Mart to purchase forgotten items from home.
Guestrooms at Portofino Beach Inn feature Mediterranean-influenced color schemes and decor, access to a garden courtyard, and windows that open for ocean air.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas
The 40-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 (9.6 kilometers) from Legoland, 21 miles (33.7 kilometers) from SeaWorld, 24 miles (38.6 kilometers) from San Diego Zoo, and 26 miles (41.8 kilometers) from downtown San Diego.
Flower-lined courtyards dot the property. Laundry facilities are available. Now featuring HBO and Showtime extended cable channels. Parking is complimentary.
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Express check-in
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Laundry facilities
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Express check-out
- Year Built 1986
- Total number of rooms - 40
- Free self parking
- Number of floors - 3
- Free WiFi
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Multilingual staff
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)
- Premium TV channels
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
Coffee and Danishes are served in the lobby from 6:30 AM to 9 AM daily.
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. 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.
- Water skiing nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- 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.
- Deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
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- Portofino Beach Inn
- Portofino Beach Inn Encinitas
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. Alcohol is not served at this property.