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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great service and hotel, we got a room with a kitchen, with a huge oven, fridge and all equipment to cook. Very convenient for breakfast, we even cooked a dinner here. Big and comfortable room. Very quiet surroundings, nice walk downtown. Would stay here again.

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

Greetings AnjaUK, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review of the hotel and your experience. Yes, our suites are convenient for those who wish to cook during their stay. If your travels bring you back to Santa Barbara I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Encina Inn & Suites. Cheers, Anthony I.

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Due to sad family circumstances I have had the good fortune to find this hotel to help me through. Only a block away from COttage Hospital with special rates if you have someone at hospital. Very clean and comfy. Staff is so friendly and helpful. Restaurant is very good ! Real bath mats in the bathroom, ceiling fans, complimentary bottled...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying at the hotel it was clean and amenities were good,location was a little out of town not quite walking distance but this did not prove a problem as uber was easily parking was available and on site would defiantly stay here again

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Yuba City, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very convenient location that is fairly close to 101 Freeway. Rooms very clean and the hotel staff is generally accommodating and professional. Price is reasonable for this area. Would definitely recommend.

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

Dear shawnieb510, I am so pleased to read your kind words. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with others as I feel it is important for those reading reviews to understand the quality of product and service my team provides at a good value. If your travels bring you back to Santa Barbara please return as our guest. Sincerely, Anthony...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

I spent 6 nights to be with my brother who was having open heart surgery at nearby cottage hospital. The staff picked me up at the train station. They shuttled me to and from the hospital. They found and let me borrow a phone charger. The room and amenities were excellent but the entire staff was incredible. Their help and...

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Chino, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This hotel has nice very clean rooms and the people working there are always helpful and also welcoming. The area is quiet and yet close to downtown Santa Barbara. They have a very nice restaurant on the property and the food and service is excellent. The pool area is well kept and relaxing to sit at and read. They also...

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

Kathie Z, My staff continually strives to ensure a comfortable stay for all guests. I am so grateful to read your kind comments. In addition to the complimentary parking we offer a host of complimentary in-room amenities such as bottled water, fresh fruit and sweet treats. I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Best, Anthony I.

Phoenix, AZ
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed 2 nights with my daughter for a lacrosse tournament. A very comfortable and quiet neighborhood setting a couple of blocks away from State Street shops and restaurants. Easy walk to dinner and back.

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manchester
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay. Our room was upgraded to a suite , it was huge. Nice and clean and all amenities . No breakfast but restaurant on site which looked nice but we didn't use. Santa Barbara beach is 30 mins walk away , but restaurants about ten mins drive in taxi. Don't try and walk anywhere !! British tourists...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stayed in a 2 bedroom suite. Plenty of room for my family of 5, except small bathroom. Would've thought with the size of the suite, the bathroom might have been bigger. Check in easy, staff were pleasant. Didn't get to explore the surrounding area as we got in late afternoon and left early the next morning. We ate at the...

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

Dear Nicole R, I do hope you have the opportunity to come back and stay a few days to experience all that Santa Barbara has to offer. You can literally explore for days! I'm so glad that your family of 5 stayed in one of our 2 bedroom suites. This option really is a nice fit for family travel. I...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Best Western for a 1 night stop. The hotel is located in a very quiet residential part of Santa Barbara which was about 1.5km away from the sea front and the excellent funk zone. Check in / check out was easy and the hotel offered free parking and complimentary coffee which was a massive bonus. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: €167 - €250 (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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“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”
 of 5 bubbles 974tina, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for kitchen, also very quiet in one of the back buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles AnjaUK, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't miss the charming Aviary at the restauant”
 of 5 bubbles 488ceceliap, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back, are quiet, and back up to a residential street.”
 of 5 bubbles FishAZ, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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