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Best Western Santee Lodge

10726 Woodside Ave, Santee, CA 92071-3143
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 11/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 3 hotels in Santee

Welcome to Best Western Santee Lodge, your Santee “home away from home.” Best Western Santee Lodge aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Santee Best Western offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including a 24 hour front desk. Guests of Best Western Santee Hotel are also welcome to enjoy a pool and free breakfast, located on site. For travelers arriving by car, free parking is available.

While visiting Santee, you may want to try some ribs at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Phil's BBQ.

Should time allow, Creation and Earth History Museum and Edgemoor Barn - Santee Historical Society Museum are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

Best Western Santee Lodge puts the best of Santee at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle bus service
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Cheyenne S wrote a review Oct 2020
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Woke up to the whole room flooded bc they had left a hose on all night next to the room. Stepping into water first thing as you wake up, not a nice way to start the day. We thwn proceeded to tell them of what happened and they tried to blame us... and then they charged us extra. When i say it was flooded, i mean i thought we had left the bath on or something but their bathrooms were so gross we wouldnt have dared to take a chance on taking a shower at that place.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Alorenyoung wrote a review Jul 2020
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Hotel's Favorite
Very clean rooms.friendly staff.my stay was on a holiday weekend and was looking for someplace quiet to relax and get some needed rest.the room was very clean and comfortable with nice white towels and soft linens.i was able to relax and found the hotel and area safe.nearby stores and walking trails made for a lovely holiday.thank you.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
vbarbie wrote a review Oct 2020
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This was the worst hotel stay we’ve ever experienced. We understand that the Best Western is considered sort of a middle ground as far as hotels go, but we have always had fabulous stays, clean rooms, and great service and we are Gold members. BW Santee looks quaint from the outside, but that’s the last good thing I can say about it. The bathroom was infested with ants, the AC unit didn’t work at first because the filters were completely clogged. We had to remove the filters before it could blow cold air, and then it proceeded to leak all over the floor. We tried placing a coffee cup under the drip to contain it, but the cup was full every ten minutes. We noticed that our feet were BLACK after walking barefooted for a few minutes. The gentleman at the front desk had about as much personality as a ream of paper and even hung up on my boyfriend after we requested a late checkout. I couldn’t get any hot water in the shower, even on the hottest setting, unless my boyfriend flushed the toilet. Disappointed is too mild a word to describe the let down we experienced here.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Mooretv wrote a review Jun 2020
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Like other guests I found hair all over bathroom shower,sink & toilet. Floor WAS FILTHY, cracked tile and grout crumbling and missing. The vanity cabinet is a joke. They had actually applied wood-look contact paper to the bottom of it. When remodeling they left the old base cabinet and added the contact paper and a piece of new laminated wood to make it look new and added a granite top to it. TACKY!I felt like I was staying in a slum. Unsavory characters walking around area. Shower insert had been painted in an attempt to update and model. The paint was peeling off the shower. They had remodeled the rest of the room, new furniture,carpet, larger fridge and microwave. Bed was probably great when new, but it was sunken in. Outside doors need repainted. It just looks rundown. Needless to say, bring your own cleaning products and don't use the maid service. And, I used my own pillow & towels! EEEWWWWWW!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
William H wrote a review Apr 2020
Central Arizona, Arizona1 contribution
Coronavirus Unsafe cleaning. I found hairs all over the room, I had to clean the room myself with sanitizers and light. After my first impression I had cleaning skip me. Luckily I had cleaning supplies. Hairs in-between apparently clean folded towels. Overall bad vibes.
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from BWSantee, Manager at Best Western Santee Lodge
Responded Apr 25, 2020
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. On behalf of the entire staff, I would like to apologize for your unsatisfactory experience. I will be sure to use this information with the proper department to ensure the issue is resolved to continue to deliver memorable experiences. Should you like to speak further, please feel free to contact me directly. My Kindest Regards, Jayson Monti / General Manager Best Western Santee Lodge
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$91 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Best Western Santee Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Best Western Santee Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Creation and Earth History Museum (0.6 miles), Santee Drive-In (0.7 miles), and Uptown Jungle Fun Park (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Best Western Santee Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Best Western Santee Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Best Western Santee Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Best Western Santee Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Best Western Santee Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Filippi's Pizza Grotto Santee, Omelette Factory Santee, and Chicago Pizza Company.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Best Western Santee Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Best Western Santee Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Best Western Santee Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Is Best Western Santee Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.