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.
News from the Front Desk
No pets allowed
“Avergae but not the worst in the area”
By Dave B
Inyokern on 10-Dec-17
I go to Santa Barbara 3-4 times a year this was the first time at this hotel. It was convenient for access to the Sansum Clinic and I would stay again but this time I would know what to expect. The...
good quiet neighborhood. free coffee/tea in the lobby. nice and friendly staff. convenience to downtown and pier. room is a little older but nice. tiny little stain on sofa chair but cover with towel...
Cocktail lounge Not a cocktail lounge, serving beer and wine only.
24-hour front desk
Gift shop or newsstand
Guest laundry Coin operated guest laundry
Fax services Available for an additional charge.
Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
Cable or satellite television Direct TV
Computer modem hookups
Photocopy, nominal fee
Parking for the physically challenged
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
Complimentary weekday newspaper
Queen, King, Two Double and Two Queen Rooms:
The Best Western Plus Encina Inn and Suites features individually appointed accommodations with charming comfortable décor. Each guest room includes air conditioning, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, make-up mirror, iron and ironing board, wall safe, fresh fruit, cookies, Crabtree & Evelyn bath products, complimentary HBO, DVD player with free movie rentals, voice mail, data port, and free high-speed wireless Internet service.
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:
Telephones have volume control
Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet access
Free local calls under 30 minutes Free local calls under 30 minutes.
Free long distance access
DVD player We offer complimentary movie rentals to all guests.
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
AM/FM alarm clock
Room service from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
High-speed Internet access Complimentary
Complimentary newspaper Monday-Friday
Desk/work area available
Kitchenettes, some rooms
Kitchenettes: available 42 rooms with kitchens
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