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Get an overview of this hotelA large heated pool and free WiFi in Santa Barbara

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Near the Old Mission

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites is in downtown Santa Barbara, on a quaint street lined with century-old buildings. Guests can drive 5 minutes to Old Mission Santa Barbara, founded in 1786. Nature lovers enjoy strolling beside the creek in Rocky Nook Park, a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

Free shuttle and a pool

It’s easy to relax in the hotel’s lush gardens, home to a large heated swimming pool, a hot tub, and an aviary. Live Oak Café is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and serves farm to table concept products from Santa Barbara. Guests can also pick up free coffee and fruit in the lobby. A free shuttle runs to Santa Barbara Airport and the train station.

Cozy rooms with free WiFi

Features like light-wood furniture and patterned wallpaper give guestrooms a warm, country-style vibe. Guests can surf the Web at their leisure using free WiFi, and relax with a premium cable show on the flat-screen TV. All rooms have coffeemakers and refrigerators, and some include kitchenettes.

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

2220 Bath Street Santa Barbara CA 93105

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3-star property. This Santa Barbara hotel also offers multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and coffee/tea in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests during limited hours. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Spa tub 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 122 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 9 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • 24-hour business center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Kitchen 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Phone 
  • First-run movies 
  • Oven 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Stovetop 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Heating 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 

Where to Eat

Live Oak Cafe - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a farm to table concept, that highlights many of the extraordinary products that Santa Barbara has to offer including: local produce, seafood, local wine, and craft beer in an innovative and comfortable atmosphere.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Spa Services

  • Massages 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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