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West Chicago, United States
1 review
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Everything was nice, close to train, shopping,airport only 25 minutes, in early rush hour, by car. Nice view,large balcony.Service was great. Close to beach, walking. Great dining nearby, walking. By car close to San Diego, and nearby towns, along coast. Some good shops in Encinitas, check out the re-sale shop on west side of main street, some Vintage, lots of... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to freeway and train. You will not sleep well here. Rooms are big, kitchen was nice and close to town and beach. But it's proximity to freeway and train make it impossible to get a restful sleep.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property was located right off the highway with free parking and a great free breakfast. Service was poor and the room had mold stains on the ceiling and a strong musty smell. The balcony was dirty and the patio below us was covered in dog poop and pee. Not a pleasant smell to step out to. There was no... More 

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Vicki H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear about your stay with us. More 

sun city, az, United States
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Best western has the most friendly staff and has made some really great changes in the pool area and other areas. It is 5 minutes to Moonlight Beachin Encinitas and 10 mi nutes from the lovely shopping are in Moonlight. Great news! just across the street therer is now a Lazy Acres Market with anything you would need, so... More 

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Vicki H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you! More 

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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this hotel as it is within walking distance of the race start. Turned out to be a great place to stay. Location was great and within walking distance to shops, restaurants and of course the beach. The hotel room was a queen and the furniture layout was a bit odd as there was a large open space?? in... More 

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Vicki H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Good prices, Very nice rooms and clean! CLEAN. We live less than 50 miles away and stay here anyway because it's a nice little get away. Moonlight Beach is awesome because it has concession stands and restrooms, a park and playground, fire pits, and volleyball! The surrounding area has many choices for dining, shopping, and the Meditation Garden is always... More 

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arizona, United States
1 review
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a great stay. Friendly Staff, great amenities and room. Parking was very convenient balcony was nice. Only complaint is beds were a bit soft for our taste, but that is just personal preference. Will stay here again when we come back.

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Temecula, California
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Horrible and I'm trapped!! I travel for business 2-3 weeks out of the month. I am diamond status at Hilton and Best Western. Booked this hotel through my corporate account. I have never disliked a hotel as much. I always request a room on upper floor away from noise as I work day and night shifts every day and find... More 

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Vicki H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, responded to this review

Making a reservation and paying in advance through a 3rd party limits any changes to the reservations. This is obvious to someone who travels frequently. If you are unhappy with the type of room you chose online, simply cancel your reservation and make a new one. More 

sydney, australia
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107 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We spent 2 nights here in a king room with ocean views. The room was quite large and the bed very comfy, although the ensemble was placed on a wooden base which made it a little higher than normal! The balcony offered a nice outlook toward the ocean (couldn't see the actual beach). Breakfast was provided down by the pool... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Booked this last minute. Very nicely updated rooms. Ours had a beautiful kitchenette with no additional fee, with a full fridge, 2 burner stove, and a microwave. Room was only $126 with AAA rate! Had 2 queens and a sofa bed. Only small complaint is that the sofa beds are short and mattress too thin..So it was uncomfortable for our... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the picturesque shoreline of Moonlight Beach, Encinitas Inn & Suites, a Best Western International Hotel, is the perfect place for business or pleasure. Just 30 minutes from the San Diego International Airport, the hotel is at the center of all major San Diego attractions. We at Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites in California pride ourselves in providing prompt and friendly service to our customers. Enjoy your visit in Encinitas while staying in our comfortable and spacious rooms of Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites equipped with all the amenities you'll need. Check out the current rates and visit our specials for the latest discounts available to our online visitors. All the rooms at Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites are exceptionally clean and comfortable. Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, remote controlled cable television including HBO, king and queen size beds, coffee maker, hairdryer, refrigerator, air-conditioning etc., make your visit memorable and relaxing. King and Queen Suites are some of the specialties, which we provide to our customers. Enjoy a day relaxing around our pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

Address: 85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
Region: United States > California > Encinitas
Price Range: ₹ 7,773 - ₹ 16,228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 94
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“Floors higher up have been remodeled. There are small fridges.”
 of 5 bubbles S4929MKsusans, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't book thru a third party....you will be given a horrible room and will be treated like scum.”
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“2nd or 3rd floor western view of the ocean.”
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“For the better views, request the third floor!”
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