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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

When we are not on the lookout for anything special, just plain old-fashioned quality at a reliable price, we go for Best Western. We do this in Europe and the US. I don't know if it's a chain or a franchise but Best Western never disappoints. This one was just the same when we stayed away overnight to meet with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had just one night to stay in Santa Barbara so I decided to stay in very good Hotel. We searched on the internet and, by chance, we picked a room in teh BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites. It was a great choice! A small apartment with living room, kitchen and a suite! And on top of that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stay here monthly as a half way point on our way to our beach home. We enjoy the area, the fair pricing, and the cleanliness of the Motel. Location is quiet, staff most thoughtful. When the restaraunt is open it serves an excellent breakfast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spend this last weekend there. It’s an older looking property but the grounds are well maintained. Check in staff was friendly and was a pleasant arrival to first be greeted by Gracie the hotel cat. I had booked a room for one queen bed. I was informed at check in that I had been upgraded to a larger room that... More 

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

Thank you for the three star rating! We are very sorry for the inconveniences during your stay. We would like to discuss your stay further, please feel free to contact Carol or Helen at your convenience at 805-682-7277. We truly hope to hear from you. More 

Brea, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this thru RCI, exchanging points and paying cash in addition. This was the worst place we have ever visited through the time share. We were booked to have a 2 bedroom suite, with kitchen and bath, downstairs. Instead we were given a single room two beds, and bath for 3 women. It was most unpleasant dealing with one... More 

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

We are very sorry that you were disappointed with our hotel. We are also disappointed that we were not able to make you happy. The reservation that was made by your time share was made through a prepaid online travel agency and was for a standard room with two Queen Beds. We did our best to fix the mistake made... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was clean and very spacious. Decor looked like something you would find in a grandmother's home - but it was nice to have recliners in addition to a bed. Found it odd that the mini fridge was in the bathroom. I was very disappointed to discover there was no elevator. I believe the front desk should have asked if... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on business last month and I wish I could have stayed an extra few days. Lovely cottage-style suites within walking distance to downtown. The front desk was extremely kind and helpful. I would recommend this to any business traveler or couple trying to get away from the city.

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

Your raves are very much appreciated; thank you for writing so nicely about us. We all love our jobs; and do enjoy keeping our guests happy. Hope you can come again soon and stay longer next time. More 

glen ellen
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here once again and everything was just wonderful! When we are working away from home it is very helpful to have a sense of privacy as well as such friendly and responsive staff. The location is very convenient for us and the rooms are comfortable and quiet.

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

Thank you for your wonderful and “happy” response to our hotel regarding your recent visit with us. We appreciate knowing that all our hard work to make our guests comfortable is being noticed; and all the staff is doing such a great job. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Santa Barbara, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my stay, the restaurant and lounge were under construction, which is a big reason I stay at this hotel on my trips to Santa Barbara for business. I am looking forward to the new restaurant and lounge experience in the coming months...

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Bakersfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always stay at this hotel when I am in the Santa Barbara area. The staff is friendly and accommodating and always makes you feel welcome from the minute you step through the doors. The rooms have a homey feeling and are all individually decorated. There are little touches like a bowl of small candies along with apples, oranges and... More 

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

Wow……thank you so much for your wonderful review of the Encina Inn and Suites. We really appreciate hearing from our guests; especially when they have such a good experience here with us. We all try to make our guests happy; and feel really welcome. Please come see us again. 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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