Encinitas, CA - Econo Lodge Encinitas (CA 300)
Address: 410 N. Coast Hwy 101 Phone: (760) 436-4999
Location/ Directions: From I-5 South: Take Leucadia Boulevard West exit, south on Coast Highway 101. Hotel 1 mile on the right. From I-5 North: Take Encinitas Boulevard West exit, north on Coast Highway 101. Hotel 1 mile on the left.
Average Price (Checked Jan 2011): $60.00 AAA Rated: YES Stars: **2**
About Hotel: 2-Stories, 30-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Free deluxe continental breakfast, Free wireless high-speed Internet access, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Pets Allowed (fee), 100% Smoke Free Hotel, Cable/Satellite TV, Hair Dryer, Air Conditioning, Coffee Maker, Iron & Ironing Board, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wake-Up Service.
Railroad View: Excellent View. Any room on the 2nd floor on the front side of the building will give you a railroad view. 1st floor room will have to tend to automobiles in the motel's parking lot, plus traffic on Highway 101.
Railroads past Hotel: BNSF Railway / Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / Coaster (commuter railroad). Most train's on this line are passenger train's.
Comments: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.comPhoto Comment: Standing across the tracks from the Econo Lodge motel, you can see the clear view that you will get of the passing train's. Only one tree stands in the way (out of view to the right), Photo was taken from North Vulcan Avenue which runs along the east side of the railroad.
Encinitas, CA - Best Western Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
Address: 85 Encinitas Boulevard Phone: 760-942-7455
Location/ Directions: From: Interstate 5. Take Encinitas Boulevard, and then go west for one block. Turn left into Denny's Restaurant. Bear right up driveway to the top of the hill.
Average Price (Checked Jan 2011): $109.00 AAA Rated: YES Stars: ***3***
About Hotel: 3-Stories, 94-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Complimentary Breakfast, Pool, Hot Tub, High Speed Internet, Cable satellite television 27-inch, Free local calls under 30 minutes, Wake-up call, AM/FM alarm clock, Desk/work area, Coffee/tea maker, Hairdryer, Iron/ironing board, Mini-Refrigerator, Balcony, Air-conditioning, Cribs available, Rollaway beds available (fee), Adjoining rooms available, Outdoor pool Heated, Hot tub - Whirlpool, Guest laundry, 24-hour front desk, Ice/vending machines,
Elevator, Garage parking available for free, Truck/RV parking, Pets allowed (fee).
Railroad View: Excellent View. Need a room on the rear north-west side for a railroad view. Balconies help with photography / video.
Railroads past Hotel: BNSF Railway / Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / Coaster (commuter railroad).
Comments: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.comPhoto Comment: A picture from the motels balcony shows a passing Coaster commuter train passing. The Pacific Ocean can also be seen from the balcony, just out of view to the left. Most train's on this line are passenger train's.