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Moonlight Beach Motel

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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super clean rooms with stunning views. Mike is pretty much the friendliest guy in Encinitas & super helpful. Loved that every room had a kitchenette & the motel is within walking distance to the beach & so many great restaurants. We really enjoyed our 2-day...More

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Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, General Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded today

Thank you so much for your kind words! We loved having you stay with us and can't wait to have you back!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews I thought we found a gem. Just remember old means ugly furniture, torn drapes some hot water and stains on everything. But they are doing remodeling all day if you can handle that noise. I can’t recommend.

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Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, General Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Positive or negative, we always appreciate reviews. Would you mind telling us how we could have made your visit better? We always listen and value any input that we receive from our guests. Thanks, Mike Fisher

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Sudden change of plans due to weather brought us to this motel last-minute to celebrate my birthday. The property sits in a residential neighborhood, a brief walk to Moonlight Beach downhill, and the main street at a slight uphill. Parking can be accessed from a...More

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Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, General Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks for your nice words as well as staying with us. We look forward to having you next time!

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This small motel offers a clean, efficient room with balcony or patio seating facing the ocean, which is a ten minute walk away. Located in the heart of Encinitas, it’s easy walking distance to restaurants and bars. Plenty of parking; a very low key, pleasant...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Moonlight Beach Motel is as close as you can possibly stay to Moonlight Beach, high enough up to catch the cool breeze, and to have great views, and yet small enough to feel homey and welcoming. And Moonlight Beach itself is voted the best...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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perch59
24 January 2018|
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Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely call the Motel directly and ask them. There is also a weekly rate, which is discounted, if you are going to stay that long.
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Edward H
17 April 2017|
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Response from David D | 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
13 January 2017|
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Between $170 and $190
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"Lowest floor for families, upper floors for ocean view"
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"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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