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Our Santa Barbara property is situated in a quaint residential area and conveniently near all the areas popular attractions including miles of amazing coastline as well as the exciting downtown area where our guests will experience unique shopping, dining, art and culture. Fiesta, Summer Solstice, and a variety of additional summer festivals offer traveling families a taste of local Santa Barbara flare.

At the BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, guests can enjoy a great value within minutes of all the excitement of Santa Barbara. One and two bedroom suites, along with townhouses feature full kitchens. This makes them perfect for groups or longer stays. On-site dining, outdoor pool, spa and exercise facilities all contribute to making you feel pampered while on vacation.

This Santa Barbara Best Western is a prime choice for business travelers in town for work with Cottage Hospital, Sansum Clinic, or the Arlington, Granada and Lobero theaters. Many of our guests are here for medical procedures and require long-term stays. When youre recovering, its important to feel comfortable and relaxed. Youll feel right at home at our Santa Barbara hotel.

Family and friends visiting patients in the hospital, as well as visiting nurses and doctors choose to stay at our spacious Santa Barbara hotel. We offer great value in the heart of Santa Barbara. You can expect spacious accommodations, luxurious bedding and friendly service.

Our Santa Barbara hotel is unique because its designed for long-term stays and overnight guests alike. You can also stock up and enjoy the convenience of a full kitchen while on vacation. Whether youre here for an extended stay or just the weekend, well provide everything you need for a relaxing getaway.

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2220 Bath Street
Santa Barbara
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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2220 Bath Street
Santa Barbara
United States

What's nearby?


  • 7.00 mile(s) from Montecito

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Summerland

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Ventura

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Solvang

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Los Olivos

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Santa Maria

  • 90.00 mile(s) from San Luis Obispo

  • 100 mile(s) from Los Angeles

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Santa Barbara City College

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Antioch University

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Brooks Institute

  • 7.00 mile(s) from University of California, Santa Barbara

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Westmont College

Cities & Attractions

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Summerland

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 674 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 306
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Friendly staff, awful noise

27/09/2016 carmenb456,

Stayed here once before a little over a year ago and did not have the best experience. Hotel management was quick to respond to my complaints once I returned home and thought I would give this place ... more


Road Trip

26/09/2016 183kathyl, Norfolk, United Kingdom

We stayed for 2 nights while on a road trip down highway 1, we had a 2 bed apartment which had full kitchen facilities if needed and was well fitted out. A little far away from the beach although we ... more

Owner Response
Anthony I, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear 183kathyl, Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments during your recent visit to Santa Barbara. There really is so much to see and experience in our magical city. I hope you schedule some time to return and we invite you as our guests during your next visit. Warm regards, Anthony I.

Human Blood on Bedsheets

26/09/2016 travelpros6, Los Angeles, California

**BE AWARE - BLOOD FOUND ON BEDSHEETS** We stayed at the Best Western Plus Encina in September 2016. Upon returning to the room after a day enjoying Santa Barbara, we were getting into bed and noticed... more


Wonderful Stay!

26/09/2016 Teresa D, Valencia, United States

I feel Best Western Encina is a wonderful hotel. I felt that the check-in was easy, and staff was polite and professional. I enjoyed the restuarant for my evening meal and was very impressed with th... more


Perfect hotel

24/09/2016 David C,

This was the perfect hotel for our stay in Santa Barbara. The room was spacious and had a homely feel. The bed was comfy and the bathroom was large. It had everything we needed and was only a short 10... more

Owner Response
Anthony I, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Inn & Suites, responded to this review
David C, My staff and I are so pleased that you found the perfect hotel for your visit(s) to Santa Barbara. We all strive to ensure that our guests enjoy comfortable accommodations during their stay. Please come back and see us soon. Warm regards, Anthony I.