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Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites

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Certificate of Excellence
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
Tucked away on a quiet residential street lined with turn-of-the-century homes, the Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites in Santa Barbara offers comfortable accommodations and a convenient location. Relax by the garden pool, enjoy the aviary, book a massage, or simply unwind on your...
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2220 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4322
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11 km to Santa Barbara Airport
11 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.8 km from Santa Barbara County Courthouse
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked this at the last minute and we were very pleasantly surprised with our choice. Clean rooms, nice pool area, friendly staff and ample parking. It’s about a 30 minute walk to the main drag of State Street or an $8 Uber. There’s a few...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in July as part of our honeymoon. This hotel is a little way out of the town centre but provides good-value accommodation and the walk into town is very beautiful so never a problem for us. Our room was...More

Thank Bee_2604
Response from Anthony I, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & SuitesResponded 2 days ago

Bee_2604, thank you for taking the time to let us about your recent stay and for your kind words about the hotel. We are so pleased you found the Encina to be a good fit for you and we look forward to having you return...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Ramon is THE BEST reason to come to this amazing hotel. His customer service along with Victor allowed our family to feel like we were "home away from home." The hotel is a gem (hidden gem) that is close to everything awesome in that area....More

1  Thank triciajeremywedding
Response from Anthony I, Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & SuitesResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear triciajeremywedding, Thank you so much for acknowledging my staff. I am grateful to have such a dedicated team that exude true hospitality. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites. Please come back and see us...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Hotel has nice curb appeal, flowers and shrubs throughout grounds which looked lovely. Reception staff very helpful and friendly. Plenty of off road parking and on site restaurant for drinks and snacks. Hotel room comfortable, bed very comfy, plenty of storage, free safe, fridge and...More

Thank joannep04
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Good location. Well located. Nice room. We had a corner room in the back. Comfortable bed. Free parking. Sold out both nights we stayed. The staff were wonderful. Room was clean. Our room had a little kitchen we didn't use. Large bathroom. No problems. Breakfast...More

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Tucked away on a quiet residential street lined with turn-of-the-century homes, the Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites in Santa Barbara offers comfortable accommodations and a convenient location. ...More 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, the Encina Inn offers a variety of accommodations, including guest rooms, one and two bedroom suites and townhouses. Many of the units have full kitchens. The Live Oak Cafe is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with room service available and highlights many of the extraordinary products that Santa Barbara has to offer including: local produce, seafood, local wine, and craft beer. Located in midtown, the hotel is adjacent to Sansum-Santa Barbara Medical Foundation Clinic and Cottage Hospital, and is just minutes from historic downtown, Mission Santa Barbara, golf courses, beaches, wineries, and more. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Manucat2014
1 February 2018|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don’t know. But I would guess it is. People were hanging out there and swimming. Santa Barbara has a very mild climate and I would think they would have to heat the pool I doubt sun could warm it comfortably... More
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Gretchen N
29 October 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I saw some people smoking out in common areas, particularly a big more casual grassy area with chairs. There are tons of