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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites

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Orange County, CA
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We booked a double full room. It would have been tight if the whole family went, but certainly doable. Room felt clean. Furniture and bathroom was a little dated, but still felt clean. Walls were thin so you could easily hear those next to you. Not horrible unless the couple next door is arguing (like we experienced). Staff was great....

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Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 17 December 2016

From the phone call to make our reservation, to the desk clerk checking in, the staff here could not have been friendlier. Our room (2nd flr) was really spacious with a high ceiling. Very comfortable bed, lovely linens, fresh fruit (very thoughtful) and most important - impeccably clean! We didn't use the swimming pool but it looked wonderful. The Inn...

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

Dear sacagawea777, It is our pleasure to ensure the comfort of our guests by providing comfortable accommodations and thoughtful, complimentary amenities. I am grateful for your appreciation. If your travels bring you back to the area, please allow us the opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites. Kind regards, Anthony I.

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have stayed here while visiting clinic for decades. Everyone is always so very helpful, they make me feel like family. Express sincere concern for my health and well-being. The beds are especially comfortable, too.

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Thank yo so much to Ramone and the staff of the Encina Inn for making my stay during an outpatient procedure at Cottage Hospital the best it could be. Everyone was kind and helpful. It is also a perfect location with a good restaurant on the property. Thank you everyone

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

Dear Kathy T, It is our pleasure to ensure the comfort of all guests, particularly those who are in town for medical procedures. I am so pleased to read that my staff were helpful and kind, as it should be! Next time we hope to welcome you while you are enjoying a vacation and not a medical procedure. See you...

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to this hotel. It's very good value. Lovely, super clean rooms with really nice linens. The restaurant on the property is amazingly good! A sweet touch is the aviary outside, full of brightly colored finches. The front desk staff is very nice, professional and helpful. They also have fresh coffee, with to-go cups, on offer...

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Saint-Louis, Senegal
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The Encino Lodge is a wonderful place to stay. The management and staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. The disabled apartment is a great addition. My father-in-law was able to comfortably use the bathroom and shower. The food at Live Oak Restaurant was tremendous. We cannot say enough about how wonderful our stay was!

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

Dear gfrandsen, Wow, what a terrific compliment you have given us, thank you. It is wonderful to read that our accessible suite provided your father-in-law comfortable accommodations. The Live Oak Cafe is a treasure highlighting many of the extraordinary products that Santa Barbara has to offer including: local produce, seafood, local wine, and craft beer in an innovative and comfortable...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We really weren't expecting much for a BW property but this one was quite nice. The bed was super comfortable and the room was nice and spacious. It would have been even better if we had a balcony. The food in the restaurant was amazing, and even though breakfast isn't included, preferred it to the other restaurants nearby. I agree...

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Palmdale, United States
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Within walking distance to Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara. Professional and friendly staff with wonderful attitudes. Rooms are clean and fresh smelling. For business travelers there the WiFi is fast. Restaurant is within the same parking area with great food and service. They also offer room service. Beds are very comfortable.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I've stayed here twice now - both times I was having jaw surgery and my surgeon recommended this place as they offer a (small) medical discount. The first time I stayed for surgery, the staff were fantastic (Nov 2015) but this past week there were a couple of incidents I felt compelled to write about here. Upon check in around...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place is straight out of the 80's with a modern bathroom and a flat panel. The wall safe is too small to fit anything, the furniture looks like it's from an estate sale, and the bed and pillows are the rocks you'd expect from an old hotel. However, the staff was very nice, providing a flashlight and great directions...

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

Dear TJ00, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. I am sorry to read that you found our beds and pillows uncomfortable. The hotel features Sleep EZ double pillow top beds. Typically we receive great feedback from guests about the comfort of the beds. I'm sorry you did not have that same experience. I am happy to...

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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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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • 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: ₹ 12,190 - ₹ 21,447 (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”
 of 5 bubbles lingyanj2016, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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