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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

3.0 of 5 2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

we stayed at the encina for several months while my husband had heart surgery and recovered. the hotel staff was amazing from the people on the front desk to all the service personnel they could not have been more helpful friendly professional and pleasant. the sweet we stayed in was cleancomfortable and serviced regularly with care and concern for our... More 

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

I am sending this message to thank you for your very kind review about your recent stay with us; and to also say I hope your husband is well now. Hope to see you again More 

Henderson NV, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a lovely room with a kitchen. The maids did an excellent job and were very accommodating. The desk staff were professional and very welcoming. We were able to walk to the old mission, to restaurants, and a short drive from the beach.

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest; and for your lovely review of our hotel. All of us here at the B/W Encina Inn hope you come visit again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small rooms but cute & comfortable. Most staff very friendly. Some work being done at property, so some rooms not available. Work pays for stay, but like old fashioned environment & there is a bird aviary on site.

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate hearing from our guests; and thank you for writing about your stay with us. Yes; I did have some rooms unavailable this past week; doing renovations that I can only do in the slower winter months. In the summertime; we are so full every nite; it is impossible to work in our rooms. I am constantly trying to... More 

Long Beach
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we were going wine tasting we wanted something less expensive, close to downtown, and clean. We found out all at this place. The staff was helpful and so polite, the rooms just the right size and the little touches -- robes, fruit, candy dish and water. Not walkable to the area we were going but easy access off and... More 

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

We thank you for writing a review about your recent visit with us here at the Encina Inn and Suites. Appreciate your comments about the extras in our rooms. Sorry about the thin walls you experienced; I hope the adjacent guests didn’t bother you to much. Please come see us again when traveling to Santa Barbara. More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a room/suite that appeared to be a 1960s -1970s vintage condominium that had been last updated in the 1980s, purchased and annexed to the hotel. There was a drain pipe rattling in the wall and it took some investigation to figure out what the problem was. I performed the investigation because the staff couldn't figure it out. We... More 

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value, quiet, comfortable rooms, friendly but professional staff. Nice to be in a residential neighborhood to minimize noise. A plus to have a moderately priced restaurant on-site that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner & room service. If in the area, would definitely stay there again. Good place to stay for any purpose.

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

What a wonderful; happy, review you wrote about us. Thank you so much for sharing your visit with the Encina Inn and Suites. We do hope you will come again. More 

Danville, California
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed here while touring UCSB. We selected this place because of their ability to accommodate our family of 5 in one room. We were in the Hacienda building at the front of the property. We had a two bedroom townhouse with a sleeper sofa in the living room as well as a kitchenette. Everything was very clean, but... More 

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

I appreciate very much your writing a review of your recent stay with us in one of our Townehouses. I was able to figure out which one you were in so I can have that grout repaired immediately. Thank you for noting that for me. Our guests are the eyes and ears of what is going on in all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found property to be very nice clean good size rooms and bathroom, helpful staff near to main street you can take a cab or early get parking. Will love to stay here again, on reception you get apples and tea coffee.

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

All of us here at the Encina Inn appreciate your kind comments about your stay with us; and happy you found your visit to be accommodating. Please come see us again! More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a good hotel at a fair price. We were in town for a concert at the SB Bowl and chose this hotel for a 1 night stay. The location was close to downtown and we were actually able to walk to the concert. The walk was nice and safe, even at 10pm. The property is slightly dated but... More 

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us as your hotel to stay in while attending a concert at our fabulous County Bowl. I am so pleased you were happy with your accommodations; and hope you come visit us again. More 

Santa Cruz, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I love Best Western Plus lodging. It is always a step above other hotels. The only down side of this Best Western Plus Encino is not having the continental or full breakfast included for the price. We have stayed at other Best Western Plus over the years and had that. Other then that it was great as... More 

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Carol W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your recent stay with us here at the Encina Inn and Suites. I am sorry we don’t provide a continental breakfast……….we just have coffee, tea, apples and oranges (when in season) here in our lobby. In the rooms we include cookies, candies, coffee makers, apples and oranges. And of course each room has a refrigerator.... More 

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Address: 2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Encina Hotel Santa Barbara
Best Western Encina Hotel
Best Western Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Best Western
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#16 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara

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