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Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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King City, California
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This motel is perfect if you have appointments at Sansum Clinic. The main building is right across the street and the Encina gives a discount if you mention you have a Dr's. Appointment. If you're visiting Santa Barbara the Encina is close to State Street yet quiet . The restaurant is right there and delicious . The best BEST WESTERN!

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Anthony I, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Dear mlynn831, Thank you for the nice compliment of writing that we are "the best Best Western". Such a generous statement. We are so pleased to offer such a convenient location within walking distance of both Sansum Clinic and Cottage Hospital. I'm glad you mentioned the Live Oak Cafe, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our new restaurant highlights many of...

Reviewed 13 February 2017

The central, quiet location is great for visiting lovely Santa Barbara. The rooms are quiet, very comfortable, and well maintained. The staff is always ready to help you or bring you something you need. The complimentary shuttle to the airport is a plus. The pool is heated year-round. The adjacent restaurant is reasonable and has a nice menu.

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Escondido, California
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I spent 38 nights on the road last year, every place form cheap to luxury had a breakfast-all. here for my $200/night room I got a voucher for a cup of coffee. desk guy was nice, but forgot to do express check out for me. room was great, you cold watch TV and soak in the tub. quiet, tastefuly decorated,...

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Anthony I, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mike M., Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your feedback about your stay with us. It is great to read that you found your room comfortable and nicely decorated and you enjoyed a soak in the tub. Having a full kitchen suite offers convenience to those who wish to stay in and relax. I...

Santa Barbara, United States
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Good service and attention to detail have been a continuous quality of this hotel. Friendly, helpful people who seem to enjoy what they do and have been there for years. I have been coming there for around 20 years and have had very few problems.

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Anthony I, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Greetings Dr. Mark S., Yes, I can see that we have had the opportunity to welcome you as our guest many times over the years. I sincerely appreciate you choosing to stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review. With recent updates to the landscaping, guest rooms and bathrooms the hotel is more comfortable...

Roseville, California
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Basically went there based on YELP reviews, price and a quick stop over. Yelp Reviews were very good to excellent so tried it without researching. It's an old apartment building complex turned into a hotel, weird location, funky smell, noisy wall heater. You get the idea. Nice staff but.........

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Hotel is in a slightly odd place in town, however consequentially offers better value than others in the area. Selected on the basis it had parking, was more or less where I needed to be, and more importantly had availability during the film festival for my lately organised business trip. Comfortable, clean, more than adequate space for my needs it...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a very nice room which was big enough to fit a family of 4 comfortably. The bed was very comfortable! It is located in an good neighborhood, although a bit out of the way from the attractions on State Street. This hotel is a great value for SB.

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livermore, United States
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is great for us when we need to go to the hospital or help with after care. It has even become our go to when we just want family time too. The staff is amazingly helpful and courteous. We always feel welcome and comfortable.

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Anthony I, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Dear 317valeries, All of us here at the Encina Inn & Suites strive to ensure the comfort of all guests at all times. It warms my heart to read that you choose to stay with us during your time in Santa Barbara for both medical and leisure travel. Thank you you for being our loyal guest. We look forward to...

fresno, United States
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I spend at least 2 nights a month at this hotel. It has become a comfortable familiar home away from home. The bed is very comfortable. It is always clean and quiet. I love having access to the hot tub. I just wish they offered free breakfast.

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Sacramento, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Excellent place to stay. Great neighborhood for walking. Daily Grind coffee shop within walking distance was awesome! SB is such an expensive area to stay, but felt this place was reasonably priced for a holiday weekend.

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Anthony I, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Dear 58joycew, Thank you for your kind words. It is wonderful to read your appreciation of the value we offer and our location. We want guests to visit Santa Barbara and not feel as though they have to spend all of their money on accommodations, we want guests to have the opportunity to experience a comfortable hotel and feel as...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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 Lodge & 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: £139 - £273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & 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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