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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites

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livermore, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is great for us when we need to go to the hospital or help with after care. It has even become our go to when we just want family time too. The staff is amazingly helpful and courteous. We always feel welcome and comfortable.

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fresno, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend at least 2 nights a month at this hotel. It has become a comfortable familiar home away from home. The bed is very comfortable. It is always clean and quiet. I love having access to the hot tub. I just wish they offered free breakfast.

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Sacramento, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay. Great neighborhood for walking. Daily Grind coffee shop within walking distance was awesome! SB is such an expensive area to stay, but felt this place was reasonably priced for a holiday weekend.

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Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. We had stayed here several years ago, and I put my son and his family here for a few nights when their house was not ready to move into. This time we stayed at Christmas and booked a two-bedroom suite with full kitchen—thinking another son might want to stay with us. We ended up rattling around...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A variety of room types offered including 2 bedroom townhouses. We had a couple of issues with our initial room but, thanks to a tremendously attentive staff, we were able to move to a more comfortable room. The insight cafe offers solidly good food options and, again, a wonderfully attentive team. We would return!

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Anthony I, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Italycathy1, It is so wonderful to read your appreciation for my staff who consistently strive to offer impeccable guest service which adheres to our high standards. The Live Oak Cafe is a wonderful and convenient option for our guests highlighting many of the extraordinary products that Santa Barbara has to offer including: local produce, seafood, local wine, and craft...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I made the reservation, I didn't notice that I booked a room with a kitchenette. It's in the amenities list. When we arrived, there's no room with two beds and also a kitchenette left, so the staff kindly upgraded it to a room with a full kitchen! We didn't notice our reservation included a kitchenette until he pointed out,...

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Anthony I, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Greetings Lingyan J, Our suites really do offer up such convenience for guests featuring spacious rooms and fully stocked kitchens. These accommodations are particularly a good fit for those guests staying for a longer stay or for families requiring extra space. If you find your travels bringing you back to Santa Barbara I hope you choose to stay with us...

Palmdale, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property is so clean. Staff very professional. Visiting Samsun clinic so very convenient. The restaurant was really good especially if you are looking for something to eat and they give you a complimentary wine at dinner. Very nice.

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Anthony I, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear La Donna W, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. My staff strives to adhere to our high level our standards in maintaining the hotel and ensuring the comfort our of guests. The Live Oak Cafe is a treasure, offering unique menu options along with a nice variety of local craft beers and wines. We hope...

Orange County, CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a double full room. It would have been tight if the whole family went, but certainly doable. Room felt clean. Furniture and bathroom was a little dated, but still felt clean. Walls were thin so you could easily hear those next to you. Not horrible unless the couple next door is arguing (like we experienced). Staff was great....

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Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the phone call to make our reservation, to the desk clerk checking in, the staff here could not have been friendlier. Our room (2nd flr) was really spacious with a high ceiling. Very comfortable bed, lovely linens, fresh fruit (very thoughtful) and most important - impeccably clean! We didn't use the swimming pool but it looked wonderful. The Inn...

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Anthony I, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear sacagawea777, It is our pleasure to ensure the comfort of our guests by providing comfortable accommodations and thoughtful, complimentary amenities. I am grateful for your appreciation. If your travels bring you back to the area, please allow us the opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites. Kind regards, Anthony I.

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I have stayed here while visiting clinic for decades. Everyone is always so very helpful, they make me feel like family. Express sincere concern for my health and well-being. The beds are especially comfortable, too.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites

Address: 2220 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4322 (Formerly Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $172 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites 3.5*
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
#14 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#20 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Look for poolside if you're here with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 46hazel, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“the full kitchen is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles lingyanj2016, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The apartments are spacious and well appointed!”
 of 5 bubbles gfrandsen, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“we stayed on ground floor which was very quite and close to restaurant, office, pool, vending”
 of 5 bubbles 974tina, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for kitchen, also very quiet in one of the back buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles AnjaUK, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
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