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Moonlight Beach Motel

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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

After doing a fair amount of research in the search for a great beach getaway from Phoenix, I was ready to experience Encinitas and The Moonlight Beach Motel. You know how you are afraid you will be disappointed and you prepare for that possibility? Well,...More

3  Thank ilona s
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 30 October 2014

ilona s, You are very funny, and we knew at check in you were going to be guests that get what the Moonlight Beach Motel is all about ... Thank you for your very descriptive review of the MBM and Encinitas ... We look forward...More

Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

Everything we could have wanted in a hotel we found here. It was so beautiful there and the staff was nice and helpful. They are only steps away from the beach and other activities. My husband and I loved staying hwre and hopefully it wont...More

1  Thank oldskoolgurl
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 30 October 2014

oldskoolgurl, I wish I could post our "Old School" Classic Woodie Car Poster we have on the wall in the office. I hope you saw it ... Thank you for your review ... We look forward to your return ... cheers ... geo & deb

Reviewed 9 October 2014

Stayed at Moonlight Beach Motel for a 4 day visit to see my son. Chose this motel because it is 2 blocks from his house, and found MBM to be perfect in every way - what a great location close to the beach and many...More

3  Thank m t
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 11 October 2014

m t, "retro" is a kind description ... but some things were not meant to be changed ... We look forward to your return ... "again...and again...and again." cheers ... geo & deb ...

Reviewed 9 October 2014

Once again, we stayed here for our Annual Staycation... We LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!! Service is friendly, like staying with friends, so close to all you will need. If you even are thinking about staying here... DO IT!!!! It's the best..!!!!

1  Thank Sondee O
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 11 October 2014

Sondee O, Thanks for again reminding us how nice "Staycation's" are in Encinitas ! Yes, we are going to take a week in November and do the same ! cheers ... geo & deb ...

Reviewed 29 September 2014

This has become one of my favorite destinations for a several day getaway from LA. The property is clean, George and Deb go out of their way to help, I can assemble some of my meals and save money and time by eating on the...More

1  Thank SusanHarvieSmith
Response from MoonlightBeachMotel, Manager at Moonlight Beach MotelResponded 3 October 2014

SusanHarvieSmith, That was quick with your busy schedule :^) I'm glad you ladies enjoyed the MBM Thank you for taking the time to post on TA cheers ... geo & deb

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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
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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