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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #19 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Visalia, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a great place to stay especially when at Sansum Clinic, they will take you there and back for your appointments, there is a pool and spa on the grounds and a restaurant, close off the freeway and quiet. They have rooms, suites and always different goodies when the rooms are cleaned daily

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really appreciate the value, the warmth, and the convenience of this hotel. I stayed in an upstairs corner room not near the pool so it was very quiet. The restaurant menu and food was excellent and the staff are very nice throughout my stay of 8 days.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel very last minute for a one night stay during the Santa Barbara Fiestas weekend. The hotel is very charming looking and the rooms do have a unique lodge feel with a sidewall full of mirrors from floor to ceiling. The downside: the restroom light and hallway area lights went out while I was getting ready to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last minute stay in Santa Barbara so not many places to choose from. This room has wallpaper from the 60s, an ok bed, nice towels. Window in bathroom needs to be replaced. Quiet area. Long walk to restaurants. If you walk to dinner, take a cab back, because streets are not well lit.

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

We all thank you for the review you wrote about your visit with us here at the Encina Lodge. Your observations are correct; some of the rooms do have older wallpaper; but I can assure you; it is from the 90’s……………I am renovating rooms year around. Every winter I re-do rooms; and get as many as possible done before summer... More

Glendale, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was beautiful, very comfortable, and staff was very helpful in recommending restaurants, and with directions. loved the bird enclosure. We found this location through Best Western phone call.

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

How lovely it is to read a nice review like the one you posted; thank you so much for that!! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us; and our little birdies. Hope you come see us again. More

Santa Barbara, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in a two bedroom suite, which was very clean. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. My bedroom faced Bath Street, which sometimes was noisy; however, I ran the air conditioner and it blocked the sounds from the street and sidewalk. I would stay there again.

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

We appreciate your posting a review about your stay with us; and appreciate your nice comments about our staff and the cleanliness of our rooms. I will definitely share with our head housekeeper. Sorry about the noise; I know Bath Street usually quiets down by about 9 or 10pm; so hope it wasn’t too much of a bother. Please come... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our room was very quiet and spacious. The room look outdated however the king bed was comfy and beautiful. 2 tv's helped keep my teenagers in the living room while I was able to watch what I liked. Bathroom seemed small compared to the bedroom and living room/kitchen.

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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 hope you enjoyed your visit to Santa Barbara. I am continuing to update our rooms; trying to keep them updated. Next time please ask for one of our newly renovated rooms. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little motel....room was clean and well appointed. Bed was comfortable. The staff were very helpful too. We stayed for a couple of nights and had a hire car. It was in a good location.... Minutes from historic downtown. It offers a variety of accommodations, guest rooms, suites and apartments. There is a cafe on site too serving breakfast,... More

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

How nice to receive such wonderful compliments from you regarding your recent visit with us. We all try so hard to be the best we can be; and do hope you will come visit us again. More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Santa Barbara and rented a suite for my son and I to stay in during his visit here. This sweet place is off the beaten path. Close to the main hospital in a quiet Santa Barbara neighborhood. The room they gave me was a 2 story townhouse suite with a private garden patio at a rate you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights with our family of 6. It was close to both downtown and the Mission via a short drive, but not particularly close to the beach. That was okay for us since we weren't in Santa Barbara for a beach getaway. They had a terrific two-bedroom unit with 3 queen beds that fit our family perfectly.... 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*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Encina Hotel Santa Barbara
Best Western Encina Hotel
Best Western Santa Barbara
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Tucked away on a quiet residential street lined with turn-of-the-century homes, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites in Santa Barbara offers all the amenities of a small luxury hotel with the charm of a bed and breakfast inn. Relax by the garden pool, enjoy the aviary, book a massage, or simply unwind on your own private patio or balcony. Ideal for extended stays or family vacations, Encina Lodge offers a variety of accommodations, including guest rooms, suites, and apartments. Quilted bedding and floral accents lend the rooms their quaint country charm. Many of the units have full kitchens; plus Las Aves Café is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with room service available.Located in midtown, the hotel is adjacent to Sansum-Santa Barbara Medical Foundation Clinic and Cottage Hospital, and is just minutes from historic downtown, the Red-Tile Walking Tour, Mission Santa Barbara, golf courses, beaches, wineries, and more. ... more   less 
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