Book your room at Portofino Beach Inn
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)
Suite, 1 King Bed, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted TubMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
San Diego-area boutique hotel in Encinitas
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2.5 blocks to beach
This Encinitas boutique hotel is set right off historic coastal Highway 101, 2.5 blocks from Moonlight Beach, 10 miles from shopping at La Jolla, and 21 miles from SeaWorld San Diego.
Guests at Portofino Beach Inn enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast in the lobby that includes locally-made baked goods, cereals, herbal teas, and coffee.
Guestrooms at Portofino Beach Inn feature Mediterranean-influenced color schemes and decor, access to a garden courtyard, and windows that open for ocean air.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Portofino Beach Inn
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. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning in the lobby. Parking is complimentary, and pets are welcome (surcharge).
- Free breakfast
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 45
- Number of floors - 3
- Express check-in
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Luggage storage
- 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
Portofino Beach Inn provides a complimentary buffet breakfast in the lobby each morning.
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
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
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Windsurfing 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
Special check-in instructions:
Special Instructions: Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 11 PM.
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- 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.