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We’ve spent at BW Encina 6 days. Have to say that it was the worst hotel from Best Western family we have ever visited. Our room was outdated, with awful smell, tea/cofee maker produced only lukewarm water- no chance to prepare tea. Generally staff was...More
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Response from Helen B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & SuitesResponded 3 days ago
Greetings Mr. Banas, let me start off by apologizing for not meeting your expectations. I have taken your review of our property and will be sharing it with the appropriate staff members and making sure we fix anything that may be wrong with our room...More
My partner and I staying here for one night to break up a drive from LA to San Fran.
Check in was flawless, and the General Manager who checked us in was so lovely. Seemed honest and genuine, and gave us so much info about...More
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Response from AnthonyI580, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & SuitesResponded 9 October 2018
Dear Rachel M,
Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you have the opportunity to return to our magical city sooner than later to explore the many area attractions and beautiful coastline. Cheers, Anthony...More
A really nice surprise for us. They are located about a mile from the action of State street and that was just fine with us. tons of parking - room clean and well equipped. The staff is friendly and didn't panic when we were 30...More
After first, finally finding my room, located under a stairwell, the room was dark, very dated and not up to the general great standards I’ve come to expect out of this chain. After the first night of a week stay, I moved to a smaller...More
Every Samsun Clinic visit gives us a Encina Lodge stay. As always we had a comfortable room, great meal at Live Oak Restaurant (across the parking lot), endless coffee in the lobby :), and walking distance to the clinic. Thankful we don't have to come...More
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. …MoreRelax 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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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
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 for guests. Maybe call the property and double check.
I saw some people smoking out in common areas, particularly a big more casual grassy area with chairs. There are tons of common areas, but not sure which ones allow smoking. I don't know about smoking rooms, per se. I'm... More
I saw some people smoking out in common areas, particularly a big more casual grassy area with chairs. There are tons of common areas, but not sure which ones allow smoking. I don't know about smoking rooms, per se. I'm sure you could call the hotel and get their policies.