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Top tips for finding Encinitas hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Encinitas, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Encinitas in October and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Encinitas if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Encinitas hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Encinitas found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $125, while the most expensive was $385.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Encinitas for 4 days.
  • For a luxurious stay, check out Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa, and Golf Club. The resort’s serene environment is where its allure lies and travelers vacationing in Encinitas will have a relaxed escape here. Guests will enjoy staying in the luxe suites and taking dips in the heated pool, and there is an onsite spa with spa packages where guests can get body massages and facials.
  • If you prefer preparing your food during your trip, stay at Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara which offers rooms with kitchenettes equipped with modern amenities including ovens, microwaves, stovetops, and refrigerators.
  • Book a stay at Staybridge Suites Carlsbad to access the fitness center equipped with exercise machines and weights to keep up your fitness routine during your stay. You can also do laps in the outdoor pool.
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad is an ideal base for the outdoorsy traveler searching for thrills and adventures. Guests staying on the property can go fishing, play board games, and even access nearby destinations to enjoy bowling, rent bicycles and try their luck in casinos.
  • For travelers hoping for a quiet stay, Pelican Cove Inn is located a few blocks from the beach keeping you away from the crowds but still within walking distance of downtown and other popular destinations like the farmers’ market.
  • Hikers will love lodging at the Hampton Inn Encinitas. The hotel lies less than 2 miles from Manchester Preserve Hiking Trails, and it features suites alongside a fitness center, a hot tub, and an outdoor pool.
  • Sports lovers, particularly golf players, can consider staying near Encinitas public golf courses. Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland offers suites alongside a heated outdoor pool, a business center, a fitness room, and a hot tub less than 2 miles from Encinitas Ranch Golf Course.
  • Any beach lovers looking to soak in the sun and take a dip in the water can consider lodging near Encinitas beaches. Best Western Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach is a 7-minute walk to the Pacific Ocean Beach, and it offers visitors furnished rooms with separate living areas, pull-out sofas, Whirlpool tubs, and an outdoor pool. Hampton Inn Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area is 2 miles from Cardiff State Beach, and it features comfortable rooms and a 24-hour fitness center.
  • If you intend to do some bird watching, consider lodging near the Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation or the San Diego Botanic Garden. Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach offers suites with ensuite bathrooms and an outdoor pool less than a mile from the San Diego Botanical Gardens. Alila Mare Beach Resort Encinitas offers rooms with ocean views and firepits alongside a spa and is less than a mile from Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation.
  • Visitors visiting Encinitas for business purposes can consider lodging near the city’s popular business centers. Twelve Senses Retreat- Encinitas Bed & Breakfast features a fitness center and free parking less than a mile from Quail Garden Corporate Center. Moonlight Beach Motel offers suites with ocean-view balconies alongside an outdoor patio with BBQ grills and is about a mile from the North Coast Business Park.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Encinitas

  • Which hotels in Encinitas are pet-friendly?

    If your pet is accompanying you to Encinitas, book a stay at Leucadia Beach Inn. The establishment welcomes one pet of any size for an additional fee. Both cats and dogs are welcome and dog beds are provided. There are pet relief areas near the hotel. Home2 Suites by Hilton Carlsbad is another pet-friendly hotel that welcomes pets at an additional charge.

  • Which hotels in Encinitas are best for a romantic getaway?

    Del Mar Beach Hotel is a hotel with a charming setting that couples visiting Encinitas are sure to enjoy. The suites are roomy allowing you to spread out, and the property is right on the beach where you can take leisurely romantic walks. Couples can also book a stay at West Inn and Suites which offers rooms with comfortable king-sized beds and complimentary breakfasts. The hotel has a hot tub, heated pool, and spa baths where couples can relax while spending time together.

  • Which hotels have accessibility services in Encinitas?

    Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel is well-adapted to increase accessibility to amenities on the property for any guests with limited mobility or those who may require assistance moving around the property. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator that makes accessing the upper floors simpler. Les Artistes Inn is also an ideal option that has rooms with well-adapted baths and toilets with grab rails.

  • Which hotels in Encinitas are near New Village Arts Theatre?

    The New Village Arts Theatre is a popular spot where tourists can enjoy artistic experiences, staying at Beach Terrace Hotel will put you less than half a mile away and guests staying at the hotel can take advantage of the private parking, laundry facilities, outdoor pool, and private beach access. SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Diego is another hotel that is within walking distance of The New Village Arts Theatre and guests craving Californian sun can relax on the outdoor terraces.

  • Which are the best options in scenic areas of Encinitas?

    Regions of Encinitas known for specifically scenic views are near Beacon’s Beach or the Meditation Gardens. The Inn at Moonlight Beach offers suites with a landscape garden and ocean views alongside a front porch about a mile from Meditation Gardens. Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach offers suites with ocean views and an outdoor pool 3.2 miles from Beacon’s Beach.

  • Which are the best airport hotels in Encinitas?

    The San Diego International Airport is the closest airport to Encinitas. Hilton San Diego Airport offers waterfront stays and suites with harbor views from balconies alongside a heated outdoor pool and is about 1.2 miles from San Diego International Airport.

  • What are my options if I wish to avoid walking too far from local eateries?

    Visitors that wish to avoid walking too far for dining options can consider lodging in Downtown Encinitas. Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach offers colorful suites alongside an outdoor pool close to local restaurants. Portofino Beach Inn offers suites with Whirlpool tubs and pull-out sofas and is near local eateries.

  • Which are the best options for families?

    Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach and Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland have connecting rooms for visitors traveling with children. Carlsbad Sea pointe Resort offers heated pools, a gym, picnic areas, and tennis courts for families. Cardiff by the Sea Lodge offers lush gardens for family activities, and it lets you bring along your pet for an extra fee.

  • What are the best hotels near Cardiff State Beach?

    Cardiff State Beach being one of the most popular landmarks in Encinitas, many travelers enjoy staying close by. Cardiff by the Sea Lodge and Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Encinitas?

    The average price of a double room in Encinitas is $254, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $66.

  • Are hotels in Encinitas safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Encinitas. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Encinitas?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Encinitas with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Encinitas include Twelve Senses Retreat and Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area, while popular hotels with free parking in Encinitas include Moonlight Beach Motel and Rodeway Inn Encinitas North.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Encinitas?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Encinitas districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Encinitas city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Encinitas hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Encinitas that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Rodeway Inn Encinitas North, Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland and Home2 Suites by Hilton Carlsbad, CA.

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