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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area
3.0 out of 5.0 1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
$87
3.8/5 (74 reviews)

Loved that it was within walking distance of nearby family. Was in state of renovation so there was no pool access at this time and the walk to get to the room from the entrance to head to the lobby was quite a trek for my 86 year old father.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019
At Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If ...
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
3.0 out of 5.0 142 Chesterfield Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
Free Cancellation
$134
4.0/5 (15 reviews)

Staff was very friendly and helpful. LOCATION!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 28, 2019
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge features a spa tub, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is available if you drive. The front desk has multilingual ...
Cozy, Charming, Ocean View Studio
Cozy, Charming, Ocean View Studio
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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This apartment is a smoke-free apartment building.
Newly Remodeled House Less Than a Mile From the Beach
Newly Remodeled House Less Than a Mile From the Beach
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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This vacation home is a smoke-free vacation home.
Relax & Enjoy Cardiff Beach Vibes
Relax & Enjoy Cardiff Beach Vibes
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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A fitness center and an outdoor tennis court are features at this vacation home.
Luxury Cardiff Pent House Front of Park/walk Beach
Luxury Cardiff Pent House Front of Park/walk Beach
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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This vacation home features an outdoor tennis court and a garden.
The Cardiff Surfer's Hideaway is 2 Bedroom, Oceanfront and Ocean View Paradise!
The Cardiff Surfer's Hideaway is 2 Bedroom, Oceanfront and Ocean View Paradise!
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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This vacation home features a fitness center and an arcade/game room.
1 Blk From Beach Dazzling Ocean Views Gorgeous Modern Estate by Avantstay
1 Blk From Beach Dazzling Ocean Views Gorgeous Modern Estate by Avantstay
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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Guests of this vacation home enjoy features like a spa tub.
Awesome Ocean Views-cardiff Walking District-discounts-newly Available Dates
Awesome Ocean Views-cardiff Walking District-discounts-newly Available Dates
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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At this resort, guests have access to features like an arcade/game room. This family-friendly resort also has a garden.

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Finding a Hotel in Cardiff-by-the-Sea


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Whether you're looking for an affordable motel or a cozy bed & breakfast, Orbitz has 26 accommodations in Cardiff-by-the-Sea including 2 apartments. Search by filters such as price, neighborhood, guest rating, or popular locations, depending on what's most important to you.


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Accommodations in Cardiff-by-the-Sea


To get lodging that has all the extras you want in a hotel, use Orbitz to get your must-have amenities whether that's a swimming pool, free parking, or a kitchen.

If you want an early meal before venturing out to discover your surroundings, think about one of these Cardiff-by-the-Sea properties, recommended by guests for their free breakfast:

  • Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
  • Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area

If you'd like to get a workout in before you see the sights in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, consider staying at one of these properties well-liked for their exercise facilities:

  • Cardiff Ocean View Retro Rattan Big Deck Del Mar Fair Rental Close
  • Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area

What's the Weather Like in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?


If you'd like to know whether to pack sunglasses or an umbrella for your vacay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, the weather info below may be helpful. Cardiff-by-the-Sea is typically warmest in August and September, while it’s usually the chilliest in December and January. The rainiest months are March and February, while the driest months are normally October and November. Here's a rundown of rain and seasonal temperatures so you'll be fully prepared for all that Mother Nature can throw at you:


  • January to March: average temp during the day is 66°F and 48°F at night
  • April to June: average temp during the day is 72°F and 54°F at night
  • July to September: average temp during the day is 75°F and 62°F at night
  • October to December: average temp during the day is 74°F and 47°F at night
  • Annual average rainfall: 0.35 inches

Things to See and Do in Cardiff-by-the-Sea


After you've taken in a bit of nature such as the beaches in family-friendly Cardiff-by-the-Sea, grab something to eat or drink at the restaurants. Discover these noteworthy sights during your visit:

  • Encinitas Community Park
  • Swamis Beach
  • Legoland California
  • La Jolla Cove
  • Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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