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    Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

    142 Chesterfield Dr, Cardiff, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1922
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good29%
    • Average9%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “fire pit” (40 reviews)
    “hot tub” (12 reviews)
    “ocean view” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Terrace
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 117 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    You will come back again & again! Cardiff by the Sea Lodge is so perfect in every way! It's location couldn't be more perfect! You are literally right across from the ocean! We walked to the beach every day! There are a lot of sweet...More

    Thank LDS60657
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The location is fantastic for walking to the beach AND going into Cardiff town. The over-the-top Seaside Market is close! However, continental breakfast is provided at the Lodge. Cardiff is close to Encinitas which has additional good restaurants.

    1  Thank ArgyleSeattle
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We check out this morning after a three day stay. Our room has a refrigerator sized air conditioner that sounds like a jet engine, but does not cool the room. Every day we have asked for some advice on how to get it to work....More

    Thank bill b
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Love this place. It is old, but oh so sweet. Great rooms right across the street from the beach. And a fire pit on the roof, with ocean views. The rooms are complete with comfortable beds, flat screen TVs, and there are chocolate chip cookies,...More

    Thank Ambul
    Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

    Lovely unique small motel one block from the beach. Each room was different. Off street sheltered parking. Hot tub on roof with ocean view. Smores nightly on roof. Breakfast was okay. Fresh hard cooked eggs, yogurt. Staff friendly. Supplied beach chairs and boogie boards.

    Thank momskel
    Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach
    338 reviews
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    197 reviews
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    562 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$158 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Encinitas >
    • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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    Sharon Lynn M
    20 January 2017|
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    Response from Su R | Reviewed this property |
    minutes. its a wonderful place to stay
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    Danielle Y
    22 December 2016|
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    Response from vegas-vetran | Reviewed this property |
    They have the normal 3 o'clock check in time but remember there is nobody there over night I think they close the office around 7-8 and do not return till 7 ish the next morning. So if there's a problem at night there is a... More
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    "maybe try airbnb?"
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    "Rooms away from the main drag are better. There is also a train that goes close by that can be noisy for..."
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    "Ask for an ocean view room, it's worth it!"
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    "This is a small hotel. There is no elevator, so if stairs are a problem, request the ground floor."
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