Get an overview of this hotelSan Diego-area boutique hotel in Encinitas
Popular property highlights
- Good location
- Overall value of stay
- Helpful staff
- Comfy beds
- Overall property condition could've been nicer
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Portofino Beach Inn
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 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.
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 40
- Number of floors - 3
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Express check-in
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Year Built 1986
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
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
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.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails 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 ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
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.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Parking height restrictions apply
- Deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
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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. Alcohol is not served at this property.