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Moonlight Beach Motel

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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

First time here, place is vintage motor Motel! Had a little kitchen, a nice porch with table and chairs. Bed was very comfy! TV was at the foot of the bed, every thing was clean and comfortable. 1.5 blocks to Moonlight beach downhill, uphill coming...More

1  Thank Pat H
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Owner at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 3 July 2016

Pat H, Level 4 traveler, thank you for finding us (it's not easy) and taking the time to review and tell other guests about the MBM, Moonlight Beach and Encinitas ... " vintage motor Motel!" is a new one to me, but I like it...More

Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this motel for many years. We always stay here when coming to Encinitas. The staff is very informative, helpful and courteous. The motel is close to many fine places to eat, shop, and sight see, and within walking distance down the...More

4  Thank Fass100
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 14 June 2016

Fass100, Thank you for taking the time to tell TA about the MBM and Encinitas ... I would like to expand on your description of the "to be able to climb stairs" Only the third floor has no elevator, and you have to go up...More

Reviewed 15 May 2016

This property is a short walk to the beach and a few restaurants. The rooms appear to have been recently remodeled and are very nice. The property is clean and far enough away from the train tracks and highway to minimize the noise. Rates seemed...More

2  Thank DGC47
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 14 June 2016

DGC47 Short but sweet, kind and informative review ! The rooms have not been remodeled, but we have tried to keep the magic lamp polished. The Motel was built in 1976, So this is it's 40th anniversary. Still owned and operated by the family that...More

Reviewed 10 May 2016

Our first time staying here we found to be very nice. Great views from the 3rd floor rooms. A block from Moonlight Beach. The room was clean but aged. No memory foam or flat screen TV's. The views are fantastic and it is located right...More

2  Thank Robert D
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 16 May 2016

Robert D Thank you ... I'm so glad your first visit, and hopefully many more to come, will continue to get such positive reviews from you and our other guests ... With reviews like yours, people know what to expect, and that is the most...More

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The Moonlight Beach Motel is so very wonderful! Fantastic spacious rooms with kitchens and balconies with scenic ocean views. The entire staff is super helpful and friendly. All the amenities like restaurants and shops are steps away, and the big blue Pacific is at your...More

Thank silent s
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 16 May 2016

silent s Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to the MBM ... "so very wonderful " yes it truly is ... it can be a bit dusty & rusty, but that's the price you pay to be west of the "Coast Hwy...More

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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
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Price range
USD 80 - USD 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 80 - USD 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
18 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
14 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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