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Encinitas California Hotels & Motels

Find hotels & motels in Encinitas using the list below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near Encinitas, CA for your personal leisure or group travel. Explore the most favored Encinitas, California hotel and motel rooms. Browse the Encinitas area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Encinitas hotels. Need 5+ Rooms? Secure Encinitas Group Hotel Discounts

The Encinitas center point is about the area of Scripps Memorial Hospital and the area of San Dieguito Heritage Museum.

The gorgeous beach city of Encinitas, California, has a population of approximately 59,518 people. The city was incorporated in 1986 and includes a number of communities. These communities include Old Encinitas, New Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, and Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The area is characterized by its beautiful ocean views, cliffs, steep bluffs, rolling hills, and beaches. Because of the warm climate, Encinitas has a thriving flower growing industry, and many claim it is the flower growing capital of the world. More from this guide...

Encinitas Hotels/Accommodations

Days Inn Encinitas Moonlight Beach
+1-888-389-4121
133 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Economical Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
  • The majority of guests were unhappy with the view
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
From$69
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
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Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach - Encinitas
+1-888-675-2083
85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Affordable Beach property
  • 30 suites in property
From$105
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Twelve Senses Retreat
+1-800-716-8490
1004 Nardo Rd., Encinitas, CA 92024
  • 3 star property
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area
+1-800-805-5223
1661 Villa Cardiff Dr., Encinitas, CA 92007
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • 101 rooms in property
Cardiff by The Sea Lodge
+1-888-965-1860
142 Chesterfield Dr., San Diego, CA 92007 ~1.34 miles southeast of Encinitas
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
From$90
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach
+1-888-788-5576
410 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Cheap hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland : 607 Leucadia Blv
+1-888-897-9207
607 Leucadia Blv, Encinitas, CA 92024 Website
  • Two-star Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
  • Popular among families
Rodeway Inn Encinitas North in Encinitas
+1-888-311-4278
1444 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • 2-star Beach property
From$60
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas
+1-888-469-4795
2100 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Midscale property
  • 114 rooms in property
From$90
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Solana Beach Del Mar in Solana Beach
+1-888-734-9421
621 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~3.85 miles south of Encinitas
  • Two star Beach property
  • 2 conference rooms in property
Courtyard Solana Beach Del Mar in Solana Beach
+1-888-841-5292
717 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~3.92 miles south of Encinitas
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$149
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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa - Carlsbad
+1-888-455-5160
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~4.09 miles north of Encinitas
  • High end Resort hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$175
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego
+1-888-965-8297
7210 Blue Heron Place, Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.18 miles north of Encinitas
  • Luxury 5 star property
  • Room was very clean
  • Good value
From$215
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Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort
+1-888-906-6358
550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~4.37 miles southeast of Encinitas
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 94 rooms in hotel
  • Fantastic service
  • About half of guests said the reception staff was ok
From$160
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Cape Rey a Hilton Resort
+1-888-749-6785
1 Ponto Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.41 miles north of Encinitas
  • Luxurious 5-star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 8 suites
From$149
Very Good 4.0 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club in Carlsbad
+1-888-878-9982
7100 Aviara Resort Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.41 miles north of Encinitas
  • Luxury 5 star Resort property
  • 13 conference rooms in property
From$239
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hilton San Diego Del Mar - Del Mar
+1-888-389-4485
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 ~4.56 miles southeast of Encinitas
  • Expensive Beach property
  • Check-in: 4:00
  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • The majority of guests thought the service was professional
From$125
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel in Carlsbad
+1-888-389-4121
751 Raintree Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.77 miles north of Encinitas
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach Ca #471 in CARLSBAD
+1-888-675-2083
750 Raintree Dr., CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA 92009 ~4.87 miles north of Encinitas
  • Cheap hotel
  • 2 floors in property
Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea : 751 Macadamia Dr.
+1-800-716-8490
751 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.96 miles north of Encinitas
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 121 suites
Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea - Carlsbad
+1-800-805-5223
760 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~4.97 miles north of Encinitas
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 110 rooms
  • Most guests appreciated the closeness to the beach
  • Most guests thought it was a great value
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad Legoland Area : 760 Macadamia Dr.
+1-888-965-1860
760 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.99 miles north of Encinitas
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 110 rooms in property
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe : 5951 Linea Del Cielo
+1-888-788-5576
5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 ~5.11 miles east of Encinitas
  • Expensive Resort hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00pm
  • Rooms in need of an update
  • World class service
From$156
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Del Mar Motel on the Beach
+1-888-897-9207
1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.34 miles south of Encinitas
  • Low priced Beach property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Most guests didn't like the uncomfortable beds
  • Terrific location
L'Auberge Del Mar
+1-888-311-4278
1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.45 miles south of Encinitas
  • Luxurious Five Star Beach property
  • 8 suites in property
  • Quite clean
  • Rooms could be larger
From$269
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Encinitas Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Encinitas, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Encinitas hotel for each day and each star rating category.

While in Encinitas, there are a number of fun activities, as well as things to see and do. Check out a variety of golf courses, including the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course for a game. If you like shopping, there are several areas you can visit to get your fix. Local eateries offer some of the most delicious food in the area. The sun-soaked beaches provide an atmosphere for you to relax in or explore a variety of water activities.

When to Visit Encinitas, CA

The Mediterranean climate of Encinitas means that the weather is very mild throughout the year. The average high temperature is 72 degrees. You'll rarely see temperatures that are higher than 85 degrees or lower than 40 degrees. The comfortable weather makes travel to Encinitas a great option any time of the year.

Keep in mind that Encinitas gets a lot of visitors during the summer months. This is important to consider being that it brings higher hotel rates and more congested traffic. There are a variety of exciting events and activities happening during the warmer months, making it a great time to visit if you don't mind the crowds. Generally, the best time to visit Encinitas to avoid too many other visitors is late fall through early spring.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Encinitas, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Encinitas

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average price patterns by star rating class in Encinitas, CA. Analyze these line graphs to calculate the best months to book in Encinitas for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Encinitas, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $185.77

When you're looking for the best amenities, most comfortable rooms, and outstanding service, check out the luxury hotel options in and around Encinitas. While there are not many luxury hotels within the city limits, there are several within just a few miles of Encinitas.

Kate Stanton Inn, located in Encinitas, offers everything you need for a memorable trip. Just a few minutes' drive gets you to San Dieguito Heritage Museum, Del Mar Race Track, and Moonlight Beach. The complimentary breakfast offered is delicious and hot. During the afternoon and early evening, you'll find complimentary refreshments available. Rooms feature plush robes, free wireless internet access, and a private patio or balcony in select rooms. This is a small exclusive bed and breakfast, and when you stay here, you'll feel like family.

Only about five miles from Encinitas you'll find Omni la Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. When you stay here, you're only a few miles from the San Dieguito Heritage Museum, Legoland, and a variety of local wineries. Check with the concierge for tickets to attractions or events. Another service you'll find at the hotel is valet parking for guests. Go out for a round of golf, or stay in and get pampered in the on-site spa. When you're done exploring the area, check out the games room, fitness and health center, or outdoor swimming pool. Grab a drink at the licensed bar, or enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant. In your room you'll find a mini bar, in-room movies, and wireless internet access.

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is located just 10 miles from Encinitas. From the hotel you can easily access the Del Mar Race Track, San Diego Polo Club, or Torrey Highlands. While you're here, you can have a private cottage featuring a patio or sun deck. Rooms and cottages feature a variety of amenities, and may include a wet bar, wood burning fireplace, or living room area. All rooms feature in-room movies, a Keurig coffee maker, and luxurious bedding. Check out the outdoor swimming pool area featuring a Jacuzzi, or keep up your fitness routine at the fitness and health center. The on-site restaurant allows you to get your meals with ease. Pets are welcome here in select rooms.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Encinitas

Affordable Hotel Options in Encinitas, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $122.85

When you're traveling on a budget, it's important to make sure that you find a hotel that you can afford. The affordable hotel options in Encinitas give you a convenient location, comfortable lodging, and rates that will help you save money.

Rodeway Inn North Encinitas is less than five miles from the San Dieguito Heritage Museum, Legoland, and Encinitas Ranch Golf Course. Start your morning with the complimentary breakfast offered to all guests. In your room, you'll find a microwave and refrigerator, complimentary wireless internet access, and a television with free HBO and Showtime. This property is only five blocks from the beach, making it a very convenient option for those who want to head to the ocean.

When you stay at Portofino Beach Inn/Encinitas Carlsbad Delmar, you're close to Legoland, Quail Gardens Botanical Park, and Moonlight Beach. The free pastries and coffee in the lobby help you get going in the morning. Stay connected to all your devices with the complimentary wireless internet access. In your room, you'll find a microwave and refrigerator for meals, comfortable bedding, and in select rooms a spa-size hot tub. Pets are welcome here for an additional fee, making it a little easier to travel with your furry friends.

Days Inn Encinitas offers easy access to Legoland, Sea World, and Downtown Encinitas. A complimentary breakfast is served daily to guests. Your room features kitchen facilities, as well as free wireless internet access. The on-site restaurant is a great option for all your dining needs when you simply don't feel like exploring the other local options. There is an outdoor swimming pool at the Days Inn Encinitas, allowing you to relax after a long day out on the town.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Encinitas

2 Star Average Prices: $107.13

2 Star Hotel Prices in Encinitas

Best Discounts in Encinitas, CA

Hotels in and around Encinitas offer a variety of discounts to make your stay even better. If you're trying to save money on your trip, consider group rate discounts, AAA membership rates, and online booking rates.

Whether you're planning a beach wedding in Encinitas, or you're simply traveling with a large group in need of several rooms, the group rate discounts at hotels here give you great rates. The discounts vary depending on how many rooms you need, when you're traveling, and the property you choose. At Days Inn Encinitas, the average group can expect an 8.4 percent discount. Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area offers an average group discount of 13.9 percent off standard rates. Get an amazing 33.2 percent off standard rates for groups seeking five rooms or more at Omni la Costa Resort & Spa.

As an AAA member, you get discounts on hotels around the country. Bring along your discount card to ensure that you get the AAA membership rate. There are several hotels in the area offering an average of 10 percent off standard rates for AAA members. Some of the hotels that offer this discount include Best Western Encinitas, Quality Inn Encinitas, and Rodeway Inn North Encinitas.

Planning ahead and booking your hotel room online helps both you, and the hotel. Hotels offer online booking discounts, because when you book online the hotel is able to plan their needs properly. When you book online, you're able to book and pay for your room simultaneously, saving you time and energy. Online booking discount rates vary significantly, but are generally between five and 25 percent off. Get online specials at Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland, Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach, and Leucadia Beach Inn.

Best Value Options in Encinitas, CA

Get great rates and a variety of amenities when you choose the best value options in Encinitas. When you're looking for the overall best value in a hotel, these hotels have what you need and are conveniently located near popular attractions.

Best Western Encinitas offers easy access to Moonlight Beach, Carlsbad Flower Fields, and Quail Botanical Garden. Start your morning with a delicious deluxe complimentary breakfast, then explore the outdoor swimming pool area. Check out the sports lounge, or get some work done in the office center. When you head back to your room, you'll find a refrigerator, comfortable bedding, and a television with free cable and free HBO. The on-site restaurant has all your meals covered. Pets are welcome here in specified rooms, for an additional fee.

Portofino Beach Inn is within walking distance of San Dieguito Heritage Museum, Moonlight Beach, and a variety of shopping and dining options. Try any of the delicious pastries put out daily, or enjoy a free coffee in the lobby. Free wireless internet keeps you connected to your life back home. Rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, comfortable bedding, and a television with cable and free Showtime.

Festivals and Events in Encinitas, CA

Because of the beautiful weather year-round, it's no surprise that the city of Encinitas has festivals and events happening all year. April brings the Encinitas Street Fair, which has been an annual tradition since 1983. Enjoy children's rides, international food options, and live music. In August, check out the Japan Festival. Encinitas has a sister city relationship with Amakusa, Japan, and the city celebrates this with cultural performances, live music, dancing, and delicious food. Throughout December, the San Diego Botanic Gardens in Encinitas offers the Garden of Lights. This holiday celebration offers beautiful lights and a unique experience you won't get anywhere else.

Book your trip today and take advantage of everything Encinitas has to offer.

FAQs about hotels in Encinitas

What are the best rated hotels in Encinitas?

West Inn & Suites, Cardiff by The Sea Lodge and Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels in Encinitas?

Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego, Cape Rey a Hilton Resort and Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club are the top 3 luxury hotels near Encinitas city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Encinitas?

Days Inn Encinitas Moonlight Beach, Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, and Twelve Senses Retreat are the properties closest to Encinitas city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Encinitas cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Encinitas can be as cheap as $107.13 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Encinitas cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Encinitas has been $122.85 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Encinitas cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Encinitas has been $185.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Encinitas?

West Inn & Suites, Cardiff by The Sea Lodge and Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Encinitas?

Courtyard Solana Beach Del Mar, Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Carlsbad and Courtyard by Marriott Carlsbad are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Encinitas?

Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach, Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland and Rodeway Inn Encinitas North are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Encinitas?

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach, Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea and BW Premier Hotel Del Mar are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Encinitas?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Solana Beach Del Mar, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel and Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar An Ihg Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city: Encinitas, CA

Below are reviews of the city of Encinitas, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Convenient Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

Close to the beach! Close to the event we attended.

Valerie M., from 15-Jul-2019
"Beach"
Score 5.0 / 5

Being close to the beach was very nice.

Dale B., from 02-Dec-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Encinitas, CA shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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