Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites
Why We Love This Hotel
- Hotel adjacent to Sansum Clinic and Cottage Hospital
- All rooms have sitting areas and balconies, and many have kitchenettes
- Old Mission Santa Barbara is less than one mile from the property
- Complimentary shuttle, Wi-Fi, cookies, fresh fruit and bottled water
The Best Western Plus Encina Lodge is located on a quiet residential street and is surrounded by turn-of-the-century homes. The small property is a home away from home for extended-stay visitors and families on vacation. The hotel is adjacent to Sansum Clinic and Cottage Hospital, while downtown Santa Barbara, Old Mission Santa Barbara and the area’s popular beaches, golf courses and wineries are reachable by car in less than 10 minutes.
All accommodations have sitting areas, private patios or balconies, and most include kitchenettes. Guests can choose between one king, two queen or two double beds. Families and groups traveling together can spread out comfortably in suites with fully equipped kitchens, sofa beds in the living rooms and one or two private bedrooms. Complimentary bottled water, fresh fruit and Lorna Doone cookies are included with all stays, as is in-room Wi-Fi. Room rates also include complimentary shuttle service to the airport or Amtrak station.
The property features a heated outdoor pool surrounded by gardens, a whirlpool tub, a massage room, a beauty salon and an aviary. Live Oak Café is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while coffee and fruit are served fresh in the lobby 24 hours a day.