Book your room at Portofino Beach Inn
Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted TubMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Suite, 1 King Bed, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
San Diego-area boutique hotel in Encinitas
In the heart of Encinitas, Portofino Beach Inn is close to Moonlight State Beach and San Diego Botanic Garden.
This hotel is within the vicinity of Swamis Beach and Sealife Aquarium.
Make yourself at home in one of the 45 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a spa tub, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in the lobby.
Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
The 45-room Portofino Beach Inn is 2 blocks from Moonlight Beach and within a mile of downtown Encinitas's boutique shops and multi-cuisine restaurants. The hotel is 6 miles from Legoland, 21 miles from SeaWorld, 24 miles from San Diego Zoo, and 26 miles from downtown San Diego.
Flower-lined courtyards dot the property and an outdoor spa tub is located next to the lobby. Laundry facilities are available. Parking is complimentary, and pets are welcome (surcharge).
- Multilingual staff
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Express check-out
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 45
- Number of floors - 3
- Luggage storage
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Express check-in
- Free self parking
- Television in lobby
- Spa tub
- Free Wi-Fi
- Year Built 1986
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Premium TV channels
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- In-room safe
- Climate control
- Free Wi-Fi
Eat and drink
This San Diego-area hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.
Big Jim's Old South BBQ
Meritage Restaurant & Bar
CapNKeno Bar and Restauant
Happy Fish Sushi Restaurant
An outdoor spa tub (open until 10 PM) is located next to the lobby.
Encinitas is one of several beach communities along the North San Diego County coast. Long sandy beaches, including Moonlight Beach, four blocks from the hotel, are well-suited for surfing, volleyball, running, and sunbathing. Bicycle rentals are available in Encinitas, Leucadia, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Del Mar, and Solana Beach. A bike and running path stretches along the beach and highway between these cities.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
The fine print for Portofino Beach Inn
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- A pet fee will be charged
- Pet deposit: USD 25.00 per night
- Early check-in fee: USD 30
- A late check-out fee will be charged
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
We should mention
Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.