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Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and after staying at a lot of hotels and motels on our trip this was the best by far. Even Vegas was not as good as this one. On arrival we were met in a pleasant,friendly way and invited to fresh fruit and coffee whilst we checked in. We were given instructions on what...

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Thank Graeme H
ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Graeme H, Thank you for your kind review. It is wonderful to read that the staff and our amenities added comfort and friendliness to your experience. We look forward to seeing you again during your next visit to our charming city. Cheers, Anthony I.

Monster, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpfull staff, Good possition of the hotel to visit Santa Barbara. Nice and clean pool. Very big rooms. More a motel then hotel because breakfast served in the hotel next door. Good restaurant and enough choise.

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Folsom, California, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by how close this property was to the hospital where my son was being treated- literally 1 block. It's also very accessible to the freeway, without the noise of a freeway-adjacent hotel. The room was good sized and clean, and the staff were all friendly, efficient, and accommodating. When we discovered that we were going to...

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

Greetings Karrie R, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. I'm sorry to read that you were in the area for treatments for your son. I do hope the treatments were successful and that you and your family are able to return to Santa Barbara for a getaway for fun and relaxation. We hope to have the...

New Freedom, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a beautiful area, this hotel is convenient to shopping, beaches, etc. the rooms need to be updated with fresh carpet, working outlets, working plumbing. Staff was very nice and tried their best to accommodate your needs. Noise was a factor from other tenants.

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed for three weeks due to a job change. The front office staff (particularly Roe, Teresa and really all of them), management (Anthony) and cleaning and maintenance make all the difference. They are extremely professional and nice, it is all about the staff. This is a safe, clean, well maintained property. A phenomenal value at walking distance from The...

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Manchester
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed 1 night on a road trip south. Great hotel, room was spacious and very well equipped with everything needed for a pleasant overnight stop. Good quiet location, but you will need transport to the central area.

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

Good day Wintwanderer, Thank you for your kind words. I am pleased to read you had a pleasant stay with us. Please join us next time your travels bring you to Santa Barbara. Sincerely, Anthony I.

Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We chose to return to Encina after having a good experience at Christmas time. We like having an apartment with a kitchen, and loved being poolside, where our grandchildren could join us. When we arrived, Encina had had a terrible leak in several of the poolside rooms. We were able to get a room at the end, where we were...

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Lafayette, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The hotel consists of a series of apartment type buildings on a residential street. Although the style is somewhat outdated, the rooms are well appointed, very well maintained and very clean. The -independent -"Live Oak" restaurant is a gem; although the interior is outdated they offer a great menu with food that's of high quality at reasonable prices.

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Lakewood, California
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

For the price of $263 per night, I expected more. The room was shabby and drafty. We had rm 271, the carpet between the beds was ripped, the heat source for the room was a small old fashioned wall heater, the toilet leaked at the base, the wallpaper in the bathroom was peeling, the mini fridge had to be unplugged...

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

Dear Smilingismyfavorite, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. It is with honest feedback like yours that allows us the opportunity to hear about what needs improvement at the hotel. I will be working with my team to walk through Room 271 and identify all areas that need to be updated. Please note that we are in...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Very nice hotel; good location and great price value. Very welcoming stuff and express check-out available. Walking distance from the lovely State Street. Very competitive prices. The rooms are big and clean and cute.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $238 - $474 (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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“All the rooms face parking lots and not streets, and we stayed upstairs.”
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