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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites

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2220 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4322 (Formerly Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites)
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Los Osos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stay on a family trip. Stayed in one of the 'Hacienda' suites and this worked out great for the four of us with plenty of room for all. The suites come with a kitchen and great outdoor patio. Very near the pool and restaurant(Live Oak Café). Easy access off the 101 freeway(Mission St Exit)and to down town... More 

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Cambria, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here due to family illness. Comfortable rooms, beds, Directv, fruit and cookies in room, refrigerator small but okay. Friendly staff. A/C and some rooms had ceiling fans. No continental breakfast

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Edegem, Belgium
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for a night. Room consists of 2 queen beds. Seperate wc & shower (rather large), only 1 sink. For an unknown reason we got a smoking room instead of a non-smoking one. Received a bottle of wine to compensate. Must be said that there was hardly any smell in the room. Friendly staff at the reception. Quick check... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped in Santa Barbara overnight on our was to San Simeon and Hearst Castle. Our room was clean, quiet and near the pool (just outside our patio door). The staff was accommodating and gave great information about the local attractions. Although they didn't provide a contenental breakfast, there was a estaraunt on site that was reasonable. We will stay... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great little hotel in a great spot! Super comfortable bed in a spacious room with a full kitchen. Also on a quiet street so you can get a really great night's sleep. I would stay here again. Good value for the price. Friendly staff, good onsite parking.

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Los Altos, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent location...bit of a walk to state street shopping and restaurants so it is best to drive. Parking was plentiful and cheap. Room décor is right out of the late 70's early 80's so it is a bit of a time warp. But the rooms are well sized and the staff was very helpful with maps, directions and tips for... More 

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Moss, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe we got the last available room out something, in the corner facing the street, with quite the disturbing noise in the morning. Room was clean, I guess, but very dated, crowded and the beds were narrow. After having caught a movie at night there were no available parking when we came back so we had to park on the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Badly run down hotel. Rooms are dated with broken mismatched furniture. Bathroom was dirty, with water damage and possibly mold. Rags are dirty and have not been cleaned in a long time. Management is rude and apparently never heard the word customer service. The hotel does not deserve a three star rating, one at best. Stay somewhere better like motel... More 

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

Good afternoon gsmith627, Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments. It is unusual for me to read that a guest has been so dissatisfied with their stay as well as with our staff. My staff strives to ensure each guest enjoys a comfortable stay; from gracious hospitality to clean accommodations. I greatly apologize we did not meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This room was great! It was clean, modern, and very comfortable. The room was very light and airy and we appreciated that since Santa Barbara was hot that day! The queen bed and pillows were comfortable. We were so impressed with this hotel, we wished we could have stayed an extra day! The cost was comparable for the area, also.

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

Dear John L, We wish you could have stayed one more day as well. We look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit. Thank you for the kind feedback. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed our Sleep EZ the “Encina Inn Special” double pillow top bed. They are great!! See you next time, Anthony I. More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a road trip with my family, and booked the hotel via Priceline when we were leaving our prior stop. I made an error booking a single bed (for 2 adults, 2 kids), and didn't realize my mistake until I arrived in the lobby. The manager was very accommodating even thought it was my mistake, and arranged for... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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: $195 - $378 (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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