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2220 Bath Street
Santa Barbara, California 93105-4322
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Our Santa Barbara property is situated in a quaint residential area and conveniently near all the area's 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.

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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 you're recovering, it's important to feel comfortable and relaxed. You'll 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 it's 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 you're here for an extended stay or just the weekend, we'll provide everything you need for a relaxing getaway.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

2220 Bath Street
Santa Barbara, California

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Hot tub, whirlpool
  • Cocktail lounge, not a cocktail lounge, serving beer and wine only
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Massage services
  • Guest laundry, coin operated
  • Fax services Available for an additional charge.
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Free parking
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Cable or satellite television Direct TV
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Sunbathing
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Outdoor parking
  • Whirlpool
  • Exter corridor
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet access
  • Restaurant with lounge
  • Weekly and monthly rates
  • Beauty shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper

Pool Suites, One and Two Bedroom Suites and Townhouses:

  • Each of our suites offers the same amenities as our standard guest rooms; plus each includes a kitchen with full-size refrigerator, microwave oven, stovetop oven, cookware, and table settings for four. Other amenities include a dining area with table and chairs and a relaxing sitting area. All are ideal for short and long term stays.

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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  • Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet access
  • Dataports
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes Free local calls under 30 minutes.
  • Free long distance access
  • Air-conditioning
  • DVD player We offer complimentary movie rentals to all guests.
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fresh fruit, cookies, and candy
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Hairdryer Make-up mirror available in each room.
  • Cable satellite television with free HBO®
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Safe deposit box
  • Wake-up calls
  • Turndown service
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Microwave available
  • Room service from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • High-speed Internet access Complimentary
  • Complimentary newspaper Monday-Friday
  • In-room safe
  • Desk/work area available
  • Sofa bed available
  • Balcony available
  • Bathrobe
  • Kitchenettes, some rooms

Kitchenettes: available 42 rooms with kitchens

  • Pots/pans/dishes

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
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Nearby Attractions


  • 0.60 mile(s) from Queen of the Missions, Santa Barbara
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Museum of Natural History
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Museum of Art
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Red Tile Walking Tour
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Courthouse
  • 2.00 mile(s) from downtown Santa Barbara
  • 3.0 mile(s) from Urbane Wine Trail
  • 3.0 mile(s) from Funk Zone
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Botanical Gardens
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Cabrillo Art Show
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Stearns Wharf, oldest working pier in California
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Harbor
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Zoo
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Montecito, famous for its elegant estates and celebrity residents.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Summerland
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Los Olivos Wine Country
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Solvang, enchanting Danish village.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Santa Ynez Wine Country


  • The Live Oak Cafe, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Opal, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Café Buenos Aires, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Brophy Brothers, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Bouchon, Full Service, French, Open for: dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Waterfront Cafe, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Endless Summer, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.40 mile(s) from Palazzio, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Pascucci, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.10 mile(s) from El Paseo Restaurant, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Harbor Restaurant, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Paradise Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 3.10 mile(s) from Eladio's, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.10 mile(s) from Chuck's Steakhouse, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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


  • 0.40 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Golf Course, 18 holes
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Glen Annie Golf Course, new 18-hole par 71 course
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Bicycle trails, along the oceanfront
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Sandpiper Golf Club, 18-hole PGA-rated seaside course
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Rancho San Marcos Golf Coures, new 18-hole scenic course


  • 3.00 mile(s) from La Cumbre Shopping Plaza, open air shopping plaza featuring high-end retailers and restaurants.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Paseo Nuevo, outdoor shopping plaza located on State Street, downtown.


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Santa Barbara City Bus
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Amtrak train station
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Airport
  • 100.00 mile(s) from Los Angeles International Airport
  • 100.00 mile(s) from Bob Hope Airport, in Burbank