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Sunset Beach 2 Bedroom Home
4 out of 5
592 Neptune Ave, Encinitas, CA
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4.08 km from city centre
Sunset Beach 2 Bedroom Home
Huge Encinitas Compound
1280 Santa Fe Dr, Encinitas, CA
The price is CA $542 per night
2.56 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Great Place with Plenty of Room

"We enjoyed lounging on the rooftop deck the most, but there were plenty of other places to relax in comfort. The decor was really interesting to wander around and admire. We will book again next time we're in the area!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 4, 2020

Huge Encinitas Compound
Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
3 out of 5
85 Encinitas Boulevard, Encinitas, CA
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The price is CA $215 per night
3.18 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (728 reviews)

"Great location near Moonlight Beach. Encinitas is a great laid back beach community. Was bummed the pool area was closed (thanks COVID ), but understood when. Hotel staff was great, room was cleaned and made up everyday. Would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a great inexpensive beach get ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 7, 2020

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
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Captivating Oceanfront Vacation Rental With Direct Beach Access E016-0
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4.09 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Great rental property

"We rented both units so had access to the full property and patios. Great place for two families to stay together. The only issue we had was one of the units, the downstairs bedroom and bath had quite a few ants. It was not pervasive in the units, and they had treatments around the property, but ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 14, 2020

Captivating Oceanfront Vacation Rental With Direct Beach Access E016-0
Oceanfront 4Br House, Heated Indoor Pool, Sleeps 10
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4 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (16 reviews)
Peaceful oceanfront living

"You just can't beat these views! Spacious home right on the cliff overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. All amenities walkable, and great property manager. Fantastic experience!"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 3, 2020

Oceanfront 4Br House, Heated Indoor Pool, Sleeps 10
Charming, Elegant, Luxury, Walk to Moonlight Beach & Downtown
The price is CA $271 per night
3.74 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (91 reviews)
Nearly perfect!

"Upon arrival we were 2 hours early for check-in but they let us access the unit early. This spot is PRIME location. We did not move our car once all weekend; it was walking distance to the beach and the strip of shops and restaurants. After all the walking, it felt amazing to soak in the huge bath ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 29, 2020

Charming, Elegant, Luxury, Walk to Moonlight Beach & Downtown
Upscale Luxury Beach Unit Walking Distance to the Beaches
The price is CA $271 per night
4.62 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Great place

"Great location! Walkable you’re many restaurants, coffee, shops and of course the beach is right there! Will return!"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 27, 2020

Upscale Luxury Beach Unit Walking Distance to the Beaches
Beautiful Beach Cottage Fully Remodeled in Coastal Encinitas - Sleeps 4
The price is CA $183 per night
4.35 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Simple effective

"This was well located for our needs. Clean and simple, not super quiet but a great deal. Easy in and out. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Beautiful Beach Cottage Fully Remodeled in Coastal Encinitas - Sleeps 4
Leucadia Beach Inn
2.5 out of 5
1322 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA
The price is CA $161 per night
4.5 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (748 reviews)

"Very cute hotel. Clean and close to the beach. Staff is friendly and attentive."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 7, 2020

Leucadia Beach Inn
Beautiful Encinitas Granny Flat
1280 Santa Fe Dr, Encinitas, CA
The price is CA $163 per night
2.56 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
great place

"perfect place and location"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 21, 2020

Beautiful Encinitas Granny Flat
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Encinitas Hotel Guide

If you are wondering where to base yourself while visiting Encinitas, there is a wide array of possibilities. Our accommodation section has 45 hotel options within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of Encinitas' heart.

Some of the hotels that are close to the center of Encinitas are the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego and Cardiff by the Sea Lodge.

Expedia's hotel database contains only a handful of no-frills accommodation options in Encinitas. The Days Inn Encinitas - Legoland Moonlight Beach is one such offering.

10 kilometres (6 miles) from the center of Encinitas, is the Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa. The Fairmont Grand Del Mar is 14 kilometres (9 miles) away. Two more places to stay here include the Pantai Inn and the L'Auberge Del Mar - Destination Hotels & Resorts.

Coronado is 45 kilometres (28 miles) to the south of Encinitas and is where you'll find Centennial Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. Coronado hotel options include the Hotel del Coronado and Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa. 35 kilometres (21 miles) to the south of Encinitas, you'll also find Beach Cities, which is home to the Tower23 Hotel and Pacific Terrace Hotel. While visiting Beach Cities, don't miss the Golf Gardens Miniature Golf and Giant Dipper Roller Coaster.

Why not spend a few hours hanging out with fellow sports obsessives at a local match. You'll find Petco Park 40 kilometres (25 miles) to the south of Encinitas. Those sports fans wishing to find a bed close by can choose from the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego or the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter.

If you are planning on flying through McClellan-Palomar Airport, you can stay at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club, or Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, which are both a short distance away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Encinitas?
Inn at Moonlight Beach is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star inn offers free breakfast and free parking. It is located a short 14-minute walk from Moonlight State Beach. Reviews from our site also recommend Leucadia Beach Inn and Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Encinitas, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Encinitas.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Encinitas?
Based on reviews, Rodeway Inn Encinitas North is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Leucadia Beach Inn and Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Encinitas?
Leucadia Beach Inn is a hotel with free parking and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Rodeway Inn Encinitas North and Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland. Attractions in the area like Legoland California and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Encinitas?
Kate Stanton Inn is a favorite 4-star B&B for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and wedding services. Another choice for your romantic getaway is Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Encinitas?
Leucadia Beach Inn is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers in-room kitchenettes for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Encinitas?
Inn at Moonlight Beach is a top beach hotel with free WiFi and free parking. Head to Moonlight State Beach or Swamis Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Encinitas?
Leucadia Beach Inn is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free parking and in-room kitchenettes. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach.

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