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    Moonlight Beach Motel

    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    233 2nd St, Encinitas, CA 92024-3272
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    All reviews the managers moonlight beach his wife whole foods home away from home view of the ocean short stroll full kitchen deb george kitchenette balcony surfing
    Reviewed 27 July 2014

    Let me start by saying that we have visited North County San Diego for several years now and we have to say that Moonlight Beach Motel has it all. This was our first stay and we stayed for a little over a week. We were...More

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    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach Motel

    Encinitas101, Well there is not much more I can say except Thanks ! for an informative and nice review ... Makes me want to book it for my next vacation ... Don't laugh ... We look forward to your return ... cheers geo & deb...More

    Reviewed 21 July 2014

    What can I say about the location? If you want the beach climate, this one is for you. The hotel has been around for a long time, and part of the property needs some maintenance. The front door of our room had several visible vertical...More

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    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach Motel

    Skywalker, Thanks for taking the time to post your review on TA. We rely on these posts so people know what to expect and what not to expect when staying at the MBM ... Yes, The Moonlight Beach Motel has been around for a long...More

    Reviewed 16 June 2014

    This is THE BESTEST Motel EVER! My husband and I stay here for little mini STAYCATIONS all the time. We live in North County San Diego, but love love love staying here just to get away. It's quaint, comfortable and cozy. Close to everything! Some...More

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    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach Motel

    Sondee O, "We will continue to stay here until we're not able!!!" I'm sure that will be many years to come !!! Thank you for your review of the motel, and Encinitas ! Yes Encinitas is the American Riviera cheers ... geo & deb

    Reviewed 3 June 2014

    We enjoyed the family-run ambiance of this well situated and nicely maintained motel! Definitely non-corporate, it's managed by friendly folks who obviously care a great deal about the property and their guests. I think at one time most motels were managed like this one, but...More

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    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach Motel

    DonGregorio, Yes, "at one time most motels were managed like this one, " And we wouldn't be here if it were corporate ... It just wouldn't be us ... Being the "keepers of the keys" deb and I enjoy our job, and to live in...More

    Reviewed 15 May 2014

    My first trip to Encinitas was made that much nicer by the lovely couple who greeted me as I arrived. Thank you, Deb & George, for having flowers in the room, a coffee maker & toaster at our disposal and towels galore. All this plus...More

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    Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach Motel

    Dear Margo, AKA "Tiny116", Thank you for your kind words about Deb and I. Yes, we also enjoy the flower gardens the owners have planted around the property. The "no ruckus" atmosphere is a must in the residential area where the motel is located. As...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    Gina S
    What would it cost for these dates? June 23rd - June 25th 2017?
    14 January 2017|
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    jeanne t
    What is available for cooking for families???? pots, pans, utensils, etc.
    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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    Snjezana J
    What is the price?
    15 January 2015|
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    Response from Sharon R |
    I just booked a room with 2 queen beds & Kitchenette for $100/night for 3/8/15-3/12/15
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    "I always try to get one with an ocean view - all rooms have kitchenette and a separate bedroom."
    jlwebb2016, 10 days agoRead review
    "See my review - top floor is great."
    WestLAFamily, 2 months agoRead review
    "First floor with three queen beds and a full kitchen."
    Lisa M, 5 months agoRead review
    "High rooms for view, low rooms for courtyard use."
    invertpaleo, 5 months agoRead review
    "Rooms on the third floor have the best views of the beach."
    Margaret C, 5 months agoRead review
    "Best rooms are on the 3rd floor, they have a view, 2nd floor has part of a view."
    Pat H, 9 months agoRead review
    "As always the 2nd floor quieter. Parking is limited soj if you arrive later you may be parking in a..."
    DGC47, 10 months agoRead review
    "3rd floor rooms have the views."
    Robert D, 10 months agoRead review
    "Choose a lower floor if you don't want to climb the stairs. There is no elevator."
    Carolyn L, 11 months agoRead review
    "3rd floor best view..."
    adelaidetaylor, 11 months agoRead review
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