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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This surprising little hotel has a totally delightful staff and an equally delightful restaurant on the property. The rooms were very comfortable, views lovely, and the people could not have been nicer. They also cater to those who need an extended stay for medical treatment or surgery and would definitely be a nice option for that.

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Ridgecrest, California
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We just got back from the Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites The rooms were neat & clean and all of the staff was, as always wonderful. They always go out of their way to make sure our stay is convenient and pleasant. It is also so nice to see how nicely the property (inside and out) is maintained.

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

Really appreciate your wonderful review of your stay with us here at the Encina Inn and Suites. Thank you for sharing your experiences here with us; I am pleased we are able to make you so comfortable while visiting Santa Barbara. See you on your next trip.

london
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This was the best hotel we stayed in out of the 8 on our trip. On arrival my partner commented another crummy motel, how wrong she was. The staff were great, the rooms fantastic, nice little touches like sweets and fruit in room, all very clean and pity only there one night. Hotel has all the facilities you need, including...

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

What a delight it was to read your review of your recent stay with us here at the Encina Inn in Santa Barbara. Thank you so much for sharing your experience for others to read. We do hope you will come see us again when traveling to America. I have forwarded your comments to our owners and to the restaurant...

Prather, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We were very pleased with our visit to Santa Barbara and our stay at this motel. It was clean and convenient and had no motel complaints. There is a great restaurant just next door called the Live Oak that is a bit pricey but it is Santa Barbara after all so was to be expected. We only had breakfast there...

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Las Vegas, United States
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The hotel was lovely and the customer service was outstanding. Akio (the assistant mgr), Luis, and Saul made our stay very comfortable and enjoyable. We also briefly met Carol, the manager, and can see that her and Akio's great customer service sets the tone for all of the other amazing staff we encountered. We were always met with a warm...

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

Thank you so much for all the wonderful things you said about us and our service here at the Encina. I try to maintain a friendly atmosphere; and always feel it is easier to be nice and helpful to our guests. We really all appreciate your kind words; and hope we see you again.

Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice older hotel. Room was very clean. Good lighting in the bathroom and good counter space. Full length mirrors were a plus. Separate toilet/shower with a door which is always good for more than one in the room. More than one suitcase rack which is also nice. Good location to the hospital and surgery center. The extra little amenities...

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

We are all so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us; and thank you for being our guest. We hope you will try our new restaurant the next time you come to stay.

Santa Monica, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I would stay here, great staff who are friendly and location is great. They gave me a bottle of wine for my birthday and they were so friendly. The location is just one mile from shops and great service.

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

Thank you for writing such a nice review; and hope your Birthday was enjoyable; and you will come back for another visit.

Bakersfield, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Wonderful place to stay! Great staff and wonderful room! Have been staying at the Encina Lodge for 16 years. Always enjoy the comfort of the rooms, the hot tub and lounging by the pool. The landscaping is beautiful and well maintained. The staff is always friendly and welcoming.

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

Sure did enjoy reading your review; and seeing how much you like staying with us. I am so pleased we have done everything right; and hope you continue to visit us when traveling to Santa Barbara.

Valencia, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I have stayed at the Best Western Encina hotel many times, and always know that the beds with be comfortable, room is clean, and hotel staff is accommodating. The location is perfect for my needs and is close to many restaurants. I recommend this hotel for anyone wanting an exceptional hotel stay.

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of your stays with us; and hope we continue to see you when you come to Santa Barbara. We all appreciate being recognized for our hard work.

riverside
Reviewed 23 September 2015

With my daughter at UCSB it seems I have tried everything from VRBO to El Capitan tents in the Santa Barbara area! This hotel was a pleasant surprise even though it is tucked away in a residential area a few miles from the beach. I love when hotels provide the little extras when you get to your room. My room...

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

I appreciate hearing from you about your enjoyment of your accommodations here at the Encina Lodge. We look forward to many more visits from you; and hope you will continue to be happy here; and much success to your daughter out at the college. See you next time!

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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre 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)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $245 - $388 (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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“Don't do it.”
 of 5 bubbles steverR2157ZV, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Look for poolside if you're here with kids.”
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“the full kitchen is very nice”
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“The apartments are spacious and well appointed!”
 of 5 bubbles gfrandsen, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we stayed on ground floor which was very quite and close to restaurant, office, pool, vending”
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