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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

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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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cleveland ohio
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

More a motel than a hotel, consisting of a separate reception building, and then several buildings of rooms , a restaurant and a small aviary, yes, an aviary all with very nicely landscaped area ( also a little garden plot outside ground floor rooms - ours had an orchid(!) planted in the ground among other tropical plants. The room was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a Suite and stayed 22nd to the 24th May 2015. It had two bedrooms, a spacious living area with a kitchen. It was spotless . I found it strange that I was handed a key for the cupboards in the kitchen which contained glasses cutlery etc. How can you use a kitchen without these utensls? Anyway, this is... More 

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1jesus
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay. Room and amenities are excellent. Nice quiet area of town but beach, restaurants, and shopping venues are just minutes away. We request this hotel whenever we visit Santa Barbara for business or pleasure.

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

So pleased to hear you enjoy your visits to Santa Barbara; and that you always choose to stay with us. We love seeing our guests come back again and again; and hope to see you soon. More 

Mariposa, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here with friends for our daughter's graduation. The rooms were comfortable, clean and roomy. We used the kitchen which was helpful. We would have liked a full size coffee pot for 4 adults. The staff tried to find one but there weren't any on the property. The property was pretty with helpful amenities. We would definitely stay here... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us during the graduation week-end. I’m sorry the staff didn’t just offer you an extra coffee pot; that would have been an easy solution. We also do have complimentary coffee here in our lobby. We hope to see you again when your visiting Santa Barbara. More 

Riverside, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reporting dead bugs in the bathroom light panel, were offered a discount upon check out, then was called later and told they were taking back the half the discount.. we called back the following week and after discussing the problem with clerk, he finally gave us back the total discount $103, funny we never got to speak to the... More 

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

Thank you for filling out a review form regarding your recent stay with us; and sorry you weren’t completely happy. I am very aware of your complaints; and also sorry I was not able to speak with you my self. You were not speaking with a clerk though; you were talking to my assistant manager. I, unfortunately; have been ill.... More 

San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is actually a motel but you feel as if you are in a hotel. The staff is so professional and helpful. The rooms are so nicely appointed and some of the rooms have private balconies. I stay here several times a year and have never been dissatisfied.

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

We appreciate your kind review of our “hotel”………..we are pleased you find us to be comfortable; and that you enjoy our staff. Our staff sure does enjoy their jobs; thank you for noticing. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

Placerville, United States
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice Best Western. Big rooms, clean, comfortable beds. The motel is in a quiet area , close to State Street and downtown.This may become our "go to" place in Santa Barbara from now on. Downside: It's a bit expensive, but it is Santa Barbara...

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

We are happy to have become your “go to” place when visiting Santa Barbara. Thank you for your review; and glad you enjoyed our rooms. We do have special discounts and packages available; possibly next time you come here; we can fit one of those in to your schedule. Hope to see you soon. More 

Vandenbeg Village, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Encina Best Western is only half a block from the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. It's nestled in a residential area and I do not remember being disturbed by sirens. The room layout is very nice and included a kitchen, which was very important to me. They are also kind enough to provide a discount on a room if it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, don't use a third party site to book this hotel. I saw the prices advertised on Orbitz, but called the hotel directly and saved $60 per night. Great location, across the street from Cottage Hospital. Lots of food within a 10 min walk. We have a rental car but haven't used it in two days. I've always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I spent the weekend in Santa Barbara because I had a golf tournament and neither of us have ever been. First of all, I got a room at this Best Western because of so many customer reviews that I read about it and I am so glad that I did. The rate was better than any other... More 

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