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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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Los Alamitos
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This hotel was great! They checked us in early on a very busy weekend in SB and gave us our requested room by the pool! A+ service by the desk staff and the staff in the cafe are polite and friendly. The bed was comfortable and the towels were soft with a big bathroom area and lots of desk space... More 

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

Thank you from all of us for writing such a great review about your recent visit here at the Encina Lodge. We appreciate your feedback; and I will share it with the restaurant staff and our staff here also. Please come and see us again. More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights upstairs over the cafe. Balcony had a view of the roof of the cafe, beds were so uncomfortable hardly slept all weekend. The pillows were so small and hard I can't even believe they tried to pass them off as pillows. The room was quiet even with the windows open all night and it was... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing our hotel during your recent stay with us. I’m sorry you didn’t find our beds comfortable; we do have special pillow-tops made for us. They are of a posturpedic type; and most people love them. Our pillows are the best quality; we adhere to the Best Western standards and purchase the Comforel brand. We put 3... More 

Napa, CA, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Very satisfied with the location, rooms, staff, and restaurant. Didn't have time to try the pool, but it looked lovely. The neighborhood is quiet and upscale. We enjoyed our time and looked forward to returning to our room, which was very comfortable and roomy...hopefully this is now 200 characters!

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

It was wonderful to read your nice review of our Encina Inn and Suites………..and do hope you will come visit us again soon. Thank you for all the kind words. More 

Encinitas, California
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stayed here overnight on a Sat night. The room was clean and looked like it was recently updated. Nice amenities including FREE bottled water and apples. There is a free shuttle to/from the train terminal and no long wait. No complaints.

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

I truly appreciate your kind review of our hotel; and hope you come see us again. More 

Valencia, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Love this hotel for its great service and hospitality. Would absolutely stay at this hotel next time I am in town. The restaurant has good quality food, and love the service. The staff is very helpful and reservations are easy.

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

We so much appreciate hearing from happy and contented guests such as yourself. Thank you for taking the time to write a review; and hope you come see us again soon. More 

Toluca Lake, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Hotel was comfortable and clean with very nice staff. TV service was bad! Picture was horrific at best but I was to tired to deal with calling in. Breakfast was very good and even liked the coffee which is not always the case. Furnishing are outdated but comfortable. The finch aviary is nice to watch and hear them chatter. Hotel... More 

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

Hello; and thank you for writing a review about your recent visit with here at the B/W Encina Inn and Suites. We appreciate your comments; they help us maintain the highest standards possible. I am so sorry your television wasn’t working properly. We have all new flat-screens; and if can figure out what room you were in; will definitely put... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We picked this place because the price was right. I would definitely stay again, as the room was clean, decorated very nicely, and quiet. The place is an older property but well cared for. We just wanted a place for overnite to do a little shopping and have a nice dinner. This place fit the bill nicely and by car... More 

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bishop, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lovely room with tons of space. Every amenity was provided. Did not have breakfast at the on site restaurant, but the place looked very appealing. Loved the location, so quiet, and perfectly beautiful grounds. Santa Barbara on a weekend can be quite crowded, so this was a nice retreat.

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

We are all pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here in Santa Barbara; thank you for writing such a great review of the Encina Inn and Suites. Please come and visit us again. More 

california
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have stayed at several cheaper hotels in Santa Barbara ever since my daughter started going to school there. Cheap hotels are $180/night in SB. These hotels have been awful. Thin walls, loud areas, unclean, icky. Last weekend I stayed at the Best Wester Encina Lodge on Bath Street. This place is clean, quiet and friendly. Free coffee and apples... More 

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

It sounds like you enjoyed your visit with us during your recent trip to Santa Barbara. Thank you for your review; we are pleased you mentioned our amenities and pool areas. Please come see us again. More 

Los Osos, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This property is a few blocks from the two major hospitals in town. If you are there for a medical procedure, this hotel offers discount room rates and golf cart transport to/from the hospitals. It also has "Gracie" the resident russian blue cat, and a large cage full of dozens of songbirds. Great gift shop, passable restaurant onsite. Clean, great... More 

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

We are so happy you gave us such a warm and wonderful review; and even included Gracie in your comments. That wonderful little cat wandered in to our lobby about a year ago; and has never left. Well of course; why should she? We took her to the vet and had her checked; got shots……..and feed her like a queen.... 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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