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Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Encinitas, CA 92007


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based on 182 reviews

About Cardiff by the Sea Lodge, Encinitas

Value for money

Located in Encinitas, Cardiff By The Sea Lodge is within a 30-minute drive of San Diego International Airport and offers a rooftop terrace, a Jacuzzi and outdoor tennis courts. It also provides a swimming pool, a sun deck and free Wi-Fi. The lodge has a ticket service, a concierge and luggage storage. In addition, the multilingual staff are available to provide assistance. The rooms at Cardiff By The Sea Lodge have a refrigerator and all the essentials for an enjoyable stay. Each includes its very own bathroom with a hair dryer. The location of the lodge permits convenient access to many tourist attractions. San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park are a short car ride from the property.

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Standard Rooms - Ocean view


$189 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Lake view


$225 totalTraveluro
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Queen Rooms - Sea view


$271 totalFINDHOTEL
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Other Rooms - Harbor view


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Lodge Amenities & Facilities

  • City view
  • Hot tub
  • Tennis
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Fireplace


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Fireplace
  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Private entrance

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Key access

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Refrigerator

Things to do

  • Golf


  • Tennis

Places of interest near Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Attractions in Encinitas, California curated by momondo

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge location: Encinitas, CA 92007

Restaurants and Cafés

Trattoria Positano0.0 mi
Besta Wan Pizza House0.1 mi
Kooks Cafe0.1 mi
Pappaleccos0.1 mi

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge Reviews

GreatBased on 182 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Cute decor excellent location. (in 38 reviews)
  • The staff was wonderful. (in 34 reviews)
  • Great room and stay! (in 24 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room smells moldy. (in 19 reviews)
  • No free breakfast & no use of jacuzzi due to Corona Virus. (in 7 reviews)
  • You couldn’t turn on a hair dryer without blowing a fuse. (in 5 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • If there is no traffic, the 20.4 mi drive between San Diego and Cardiff by the Sea Lodge should only take about 1h 1min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • With parking available at Cardiff by the Sea Lodge, you could always rent a car for as low as $34/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Encinitas. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from San Diego to Cardiff by the Sea Lodge, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Cardiff by the Sea Lodge welcomes pets at their venue.

  • Yes, Cardiff by the Sea Lodge has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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