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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the perfect hotel for our stay in Santa Barbara. The room was spacious and had a homely feel. The bed was comfy and the bathroom was large. It had everything we needed and was only a short 10 minute walk from downtown and another 10 to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a suite in the Fiesta Building, on the second floor. Since we like to walk, it was a good location, although State Street would be a bit far if you wanted to walk all the way south. Loved the kitchen since breakfast is not included. The room was large and very comfortable. The absolutely only drawback was street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Conveniently located. Pool, hot tub and restaurant. right across the street from Sansum Clinic. close to beaches if your are driving. Close to some really fabulous restaurants if you are driving. the staff is always friendly and as many times as we have stayed here, we actually know some of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in just for one night and were impressed with how clean it was. Location is also good, about 25 min walk from the Main Street. Staff were very helpful and friendly and the price was affordable.

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Tulare, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although this trip was for medical reasons, it was very pleasant and convenient to stay in a nice place and within walking to the medical facility for our appointments, cuts way down on the stress and hassle

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

Hello Geraldine D, Although your trip was for medical reasons, I thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. Our location and accommodations really are perfect for those visiting the local medical facilities. I hope you visit during a time when you can come and relax and enjoy all that Santa Barbara and the... More 

rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable hotel with good location and nice pool. Suites are very nice and have full refurnished cooking area. I would recommend the suite accommodation, especially for families with children or friends who travel together. In the hall we found complimentary coffee, tee and fruits in the morning and lemonade in the afternoon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here when working for Cottage Hospital, but hotel is in convenient location for work, going to restaurants, beach, wharf & access to highway. Like convenience of on site restaurant since changed hands as well as reasonably priced menu. Aviary next to restaurant & pool is relaxing to watch finches & has always been kept clean.

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

Greetings 373barbaraanna, It is so nice to read how well our hotel works for you during your travel into Santa Barbara. The Live Oak Cafe, highlighting many of the extraordinary products that Santa Barbara has to offer including: local produce, seafood, local wine, and craft beer, has been a great addition. I will be sure to pass along your kind... More 

Santa Maria, CA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at this hotel because it was across from the hospital. The treatment at the hotel was excellent and caring of our situation. They were very understanding of my wife's needs as I was in the hospital. The room was great. We had a king sized bed which was very clean and comfortable, They had wifi and a large... More 

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

Dear Herbert P, I do hope that you are recovering well. Please come back and see us under different circumstances. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back at the Encina Inn & Suites. Best, Anthony I. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 days in this hotel during our holiday trip ( total 25 nights). This was definately one of the best hotels we had during our trip. Rooms were good, staff was very friendly and service excellent. Breakfast was very good ( the best we have experienced in 25 days) and was reasonable priced. Swimming pool is small /... More 

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

Dear gj1964943, I so appreciate your kind comments. To read that our hotel was one of the best during your 25 day travels really means so much to myself and team. Everyone here strives to ensure a comfortable stay for all of our guests and it appears we accomplished this goal with you. I'm so glad you took the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed just one night while travelling highway 1. Room was really nice, comfortable beds with lots of space and nice touches such as good quality toiletries and robes. Our room was in a block away from the main hotel and was based around a nice little court yard - very nice. Pool and hot tub also very good standard. Didn't... More 

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

Greetings Ian F, I know that there are many lodging choices in Santa Barbara and I am so pleased you chose to stay with us during your travels on Hwy. 1. I appreciate you taking the time to let us and others know of your appreciation of the hotel and our amenities. When you return as our guest, please do... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $189 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & 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
#14 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#20 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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