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    Moonlight Beach Motel

    233 2nd Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
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    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 190 reviews

    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    Love the ambience at this motel. The management is awesome and the grounds are super clean and cute. So close to the beach and all the best restaurants. Great beach views and only 2 short block walk to Moonlight Beach.

    Thank lizandmike2014
    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    We visited this hotel for a weekend retreat to the beach. The hotel itself is decent (albeit dated), the staff was very friendly, the rooms spacious. Let's cut to pros/cons: Pros: Location is very close to the beach, like a couple of blocks. Also a...More

    Thank raychampagne
    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 31 May 2017

    Hello raychampagne, Thank you for your honest and thorough review! I am happy to inform you that we hired a local professional who upgraded our wifi system late this May. We now have a commercial setup with a Luxol brand router and access point that...More

    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    This motel is about a block away from moonlight beach. It is a perfect way to really enjoyed the beach and spend quality time on vacation not stressing about parking or finding a beach to go to. Moonlight beach has it all and the closeness...More

    Thank mx m
    Reviewed 24 March 2017

    This is a well maintained older (60s?) motel in a great location—just a block from the beach. Rooms are clean and well furnished, and the staff is competent and helpful. Our room (and all rooms, I think) included a full kitchen. However, it was rather...More

    Thank DBDoty
    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    This motel is in an excellent location - walk to town and beach. Love staying here and this is my go-to when in Encinitas. Motel is older but the managers have always cared to make my stay great. Rooms all have a kitchenette and separate...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    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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    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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    "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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    "I always try to get one with an ocean view - all rooms have kitchenette and a separate bedroom."
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    "See my review - top floor is great."
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