Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

2220 Bath St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4322 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Downtown Hotel in Santa Barbara County
Best Western launches the We Care Clean℠ program: Best Western's We Care Clean program expands upon the brand's trusted and industry-leading I Care Clean® standards, as well as the enhanced cleaning protocols put in place at the onslaught of COVID-19. The We Care Clean program includes heightened and comprehensive cleanliness and social distancing standards - all in an effort to improve safety and reassure customers that Best Western is committed to their health and wellbeing.

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Local Attractions

Mission, Waterfront, Courthouse, Zoo, Museum of Art, Reagan Ranch Center, El Presidio State Historic Park, Casa de la Guerra, Museum of Natural History, Botanic Gardens, Lotus Land, Historical Society Museum, Stow House, Sea Center, Local Beaches, Santa Ynez Wine Country, Chumash Casino, Trolley Tours, Whale Watching, Horseback Riding, Golfing, Shopping and Dining.
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Property Description

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 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 Inn offers a variety of accommodations, including guest rooms, suites, and townhouses. Many of the units have full kitchens; plus Live Oak Cafe, located on-site, 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.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 2
Rooms: 122
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 122
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 34
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Individual Reservation: 48 Hours Group Reservation: 30 Days
Nightly Parking: $0
Total Taxes: 12.20%
Total Misc Fees: $3.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
City Tax: 12.20%
Other Tax: 3.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Santa Barbara Airport is 9 miles away.

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel offers complimentary shuttle to Santa Barbara Airport and Amtrak station.

Breakfast Information

Although breakfast is not included in the room rate, guests may choose to enjoy breakfast at the hotels' onsite restaurant, Live Oak Cafe, serving local, organic breakfast favorites.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Cleaning Policies

We have a set of guidelines and standards for Best Western – the We Care CleanSM Program. This set of guidelines and standards is aimed at building upon the solid foundation of our already best practices to meet today’s operating needs. We have new requirements aimed at differentiating Best Western from other hotel companies. We will continue to refine these guidelines and standards regularly to ensure we are meeting evolving guest expectations. Our staff • Wash hands frequently for a minimum of twenty (20) seconds with soap and water, hands free/disinfect frequently. All staff must wear gloves and facemasks.

About Best Western Plus

  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk
  • Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available
  • FREE high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Breakfast is available
  • For the upper mid-scale market, including upgraded amenities and enhanced style and comfort.

The Best Western Plus highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Encina Lodge & Suites

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group quotes and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 30.8% in September 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $299 in the month of August 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites have?

There are 122 rooms in the property.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites?

Although breakfast is not included in the room rate, guests may choose to enjoy breakfast at the hotels' onsite restaurant, Live Oak Cafe, serving local, organic breakfast favorites.

Is there a gym at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. Almost all guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites?

Great dining experience. Almost all guests loved the dining experience.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Free Wifi. Good wifi quality. Almost all guests said the wifi quality was great.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Good kitchenette. The majority of guests found the kitchenette to be good.

Is there a pool at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..


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