Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas

186 N Coast Highway 101 ;, Encinitas, United States, 92024  show map
 2 stars
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Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Portofino Beach Inn is a 2-star hotel offering a non-smoking accommodation not far from Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, North Coast Repertory Theatre and A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin'.

The hotel is nestled in the heart of Encinitas, steps away from Coaster Encinitas train station. The property is set within 2 km distance from the city center.

The budget hotel offers easy access to a zoo and an oceanarium.

Guests can reach Portofino Beach Inn by car from Mc Clellan-Palomar airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

This property has 45 guestrooms including Standard Double Room and Suite appointed with free Wi-Fi, an in-room safe, climate control, a writing desk and a microwave. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

A hot breakfast is served daily. Within 100 meters away Captain Keno's Restaurant and Bird House Grill offer an assortment of dishes.

Services

Bicycle rental services are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   45.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Meeting facilities

  • Business services

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 15 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas Encinitas location
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Hotel Address:

186 N Coast Highway 101 ;, Encinitas, United States, 92024

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City Center
  • Encinitas
    1.8 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Encinitas Station
    700 m
  • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
    6.8 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Hapifish
    40 m
  • Captain Keno's Restaurant
    70 m
Beaches
  • Moonlight Beach
    880 m
  • Swami's Beach
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    45

Rooms and availability

Portofino Beach Inn photos Room Hotel information
Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed or King-size bed
Size: 26 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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Room facilities
    Portofino Beach Inn photos Room Hotel information
    Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 26 m²
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    • Air conditioning
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas Encinitas location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      186 N Coast Highway 101 ;, Encinitas, United States, 92024

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Encinitas
        1.8 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Coaster Encinitas Station
        700 m
      • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
        6.8 km
      • Bus stop
        300 m
      Restaurants
      • Hapifish
        40 m
      • Captain Keno's Restaurant
        70 m
      Beaches
      • Moonlight Beach
        880 m
      • Swami's Beach
        1.1 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        45

      Portofino Beach Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.7 km

      Museums

      • San Dieguito Heritage Museum - 800 m

      Parks

      • Leucadia State Beach - 2.2 km
      • San Elijo State Beach - 4.2 km

      Universities, Institutes

      • Holmes Institute San Diego - 1.4 km
      • California Institute For Human - 3.3 km

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Aurora Botanicals - 3.4 km

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Scripps Mem Hospital-Encinitas - 2.0 km

      Beaches

      Local attractions

      • Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens - 1.8 km
        215 West K Street, Encinitas
      • Batiquitos Lagoon - 4.7 km
        Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad
      • Carlsbad Skatepark - 6.4 km
        2560 Orion Way, Carlsbad
      • Weidner's Gardens - 1.9 km
        695 Normandy St, Encinitas
      • Stagecoach Park - 6.4 km
        3450 Camino de los Coches, Carlsbad

      Near the hotel

      • Moonlight Beach - 880 m
        Encinitas, CA 92024
      • San Diego Botanic Garden - 1.4 km
        230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas
      • Swami's Beach - 1.1 km
        South Coast Hwy. 101, Encinitas

      Restaurants nearby

      • Hapifish - 40 m

        Address: 190 N Coast Hwy 101
        Phone: (760) 452-7245

        71% likes this, based on 13 reviews

      • Bird House Grill - 170 m

        Address: 250 N Coast Highway 101 Ste A
        Phone: (760) 944-2882

        62% likes this, based on 49 reviews
        Cuisine: Greek, Turkish
        Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 13

      • Jamroc 101 Caribbean Grill - 290 m

        Address: 101 N Coast Highway 101
        Phone: 760-436-3162

        63% likes this, based on 33 reviews
        Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican
        Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 29

      • Captain Keno's Restaurant - 70 m

        Address: 158 N Coast Highway 101
        Phone: 760-753-4555

      • Juanitas Taco Shop - 250 m

        Address: 290 N Coast Highway 101
        Phone: 760-943-9612

        70% likes this, based on 70 reviews
        Cuisine: Mexican

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        45
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      Portofino Beach Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Portofino Beach Inn

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 18 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        The beds were nice and comfortable. Good sheets. Shoddy furniture

        The toilet overflowed and the shower didn't work.

      • Family with children
        5.8

        courtesy call, close to beach

        dirty room, had a cockroach, door was stuck couldnt exit room without tugging really hard on door, juccuzzi was too cold (maybe 80 deg),and they wouldnt increase heat. wont go back there.

      • Family with children
        7.0

        Location is good, near the beach and only a few miles down the freeway from Legoland. Shopping areas nearby. Ha ving a fridge and microwave in the room was nice and gave us the option to bring cereal and milk and not have to pay for the breakfast as we eat light anyway.

        Hotel is older and not as "neat" as it could be, although the room was clean. Hotel is near the train line, which wasn't mentioned in other reviews, and I did hear the train's whistle even later at night.

      • Single
        7.8

        cost, hair dyer,

        folding of the wash cloths and towels

      • Single
        9.6

        Nice Hotel. Friendly Staff. Room Request Accomodated.

        I had neglected to give the front desk my Choice Hotel points card. when i asked if they could add it in after i checked out they said no.

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Near the beach and much cooler than in the desert. Good location, breakfast was just ok, could have had more variety.

        Not real clean

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        1/2 mile from beach, rooms clean.

        Rooms a bit cramped. Quite a few stairs. Parking underneath was hard to negotiate due to support posts.

      • Single
        8.8

        We liked walking to the beach - good location. Breakfast was good and it is convenient to have a fridge and microwave in the room.

      • Single
        7.4

        Quiet. Bedding was great (mattress, pillows and comforter). Staff was great, but did not know about public transportation. i.e. buses

        Dirty carpet. Bathtub looked dirty. Hotel directory advertised breakfast was free, but I charged $5 per day. Why???? Locks on iside door did not appear to be secure--only tacked to the door on a thin pick of wood.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        the jacuzzi and location

        quoted one price and it was higher

      • Family with children
        5.0

        If you want a cheap hotel, this is it! I cannot believe we paid $5.00 per day for a buffet breakfast. You choices were greasy sausage patties and microwave cooked eggs; pretty gross. There was a mention of muffins, however we were in the lobby at 9:00a.m. and there were no muffins. Needless to say we did not eat there and wasted $15.00. Our room was basic. Found socks under our bed; they did not belong too us. Would not stay there again. As for walking distance to the beach, if you have kids with toys you would not want to walk it.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        5 minute walk from beach in Encinitas. Also within a minute of lots of good restaurants. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was modest but enough to get started for the day. Combination pool / spa (read as a single hot small pool) was clean and nice after swimming in the cool ocean.

        Parking is extremely tight so do not park onsite if you have anything larger than a compact car or you will damage your vehicle bumping into concrete columns.

      • Family with children
        6.6

        Very close to beach and stores. Inexpensive price for the location.The refrigerators were large. The sheets were clean and smelled fresh.

        The room smelled and decor was old, dated, and gave the impression of dingy. The wireless internet never worked properly.The parking was impossible and limited. If you have a larger car you had better be one of the first 12 guest to grab a parking space.

      • Family with children
        4.2

        I could not get my car in parking lot- Parking spaces and driveway are to narrow. Should have told me this when making resavations. Put me on third floor and I have a bad heart. Took a while to get up the stairs. I guess I should ask about all of these before making resavations.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas Encinitas location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      186 N Coast Highway 101 ;, Encinitas, United States, 92024

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Encinitas
        1.8 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Coaster Encinitas Station
        700 m
      • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
        6.8 km
      • Bus stop
        300 m
      Restaurants
      • Hapifish
        40 m
      • Captain Keno's Restaurant
        70 m
      Beaches
      • Moonlight Beach
        880 m
      • Swami's Beach
        1.1 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        45