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    Moonlight Beach Motel

    233 2nd Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good32%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Private Balcony
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    11 - 15 of 194 reviews

    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    It's pretty simple, really. This is a classic 60s motel, spotlessly kept, that offers great prices and an unbeatable location a block from the beach and close to main street Encinitas. The rooms are spacious. One of our rooms was large, with two beds and...More

    2  Thank WestLAFamily
    Reviewed 24 October 2016

    Ended our profile Desert Trip in sunny Encinitas. We parked the van when we arrived and didn't have to drive at all for four days! Walking distance to excellent food & drink. Fabulous Boutiques and Salons on 101. Check out happy hour. Beautiful clean Beach....More

    2  Thank Lisa M
    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 1 December 2016

    Dear Lisa M, Thank you for endorsing all the fun things that make The Moonlight Beach Motel and Encinitas have have to offer for visitors. We look forward to your return ... cheers geo & deb

    Reviewed 7 October 2016

    This charming small motel has been providing a terrific place to stay for beach-lovers since the 1970s. The decor of the rooms has not been substantially updated recently, but if you want a really quiet, restful place to stay, with fabulous amenities, in an absolutely...More

    3  Thank invertpaleo
    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 14 October 2016

    Dear invertpaleo, As always thanks for taking the time and sharing all the wonderful things Encinitas and "The Moonlight Beach Motel" have to offer ... after 25 + years as a guest your nice words mean so much to us and and are very helpful...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2016

    You could find no place closer to the beach or better views from the balcony than Moonlight Beach Motel. The rooms were spacious and the fact that there is a kitchen is a definite bonus. The owner lives on sight and is extremely nice and...More

    2  Thank Margaret C
    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 3 October 2016

    Margaret C Thank you for taking the time to review the MBM ... Yes, it's always good to have a kitchen and have options other than just eating out when visiting Encinitas, with "Smart & Finial" & "Whole Foods" close by ... Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2016

    Stayed here only briefly but was a faultless visit. After a long drive we were greeted by a great smile at reception. It was stroll to the beach for refreshing afternoon swim then back to room before a short walk to the main street to...More

    3  Thank alohadanhennessy
    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 25 September 2016

    alohadanhennessy so often i don't know who posts things to T/A, but you gave yourself away ... yes the town is neat and Lofty Coffee is quite cool ... yes we try yo get expensive things back to you asap ... but most of all...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 80 - US$ 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Encinitas
    • Also Known As
    • Moonlight Beach Hotel Encinitas ,
    • Moonlight Beach Encinitas
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    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (45)
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    Edward H
    18 April 2017|
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    Response from DBDoty | Reviewed this property |
    Our unit, which didn't have a separate bedroom (i.e., it was a studio-type layout) had the TV in the room with the beds.
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    Gina S
    14 January 2017|
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    Response from sg32157 |
    Between $170 and $190
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    jeanne t
    10 November 2015|
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    Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
    Most of what you need is already in the kitchen, but if you need more items, just ask Deb and George and they will equip you. :)
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    Room Tips
    "Top floors have ocean view but steps, lower is better w/o any steps"
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    "308 is on the top floor Ocean view Good for a couple, if you have kids they have a bedroom option."
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    "Get the 3rd floor room. The view is nice to wake up to."
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    "3d floor rooms have view of the ocean."
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