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Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4322
Phone: +1 805-682-7277   |   Fax: 805/563-9319   |   122 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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.

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.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 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 guest laundry
  • 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

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

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Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

Conveniently located, the best western plus encina inn & suites in Santa Barbara, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 34.429903  /  Latitude: -119.720908


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: North or South. Take Highway 101 to the Mission Street Exit. Turn east toward the mountains, and drive two blocks to Bath Street, then make a left turn onto Bath Street. The Best Western® Plus Encina Inn & Suites is two blocks beyond on the right side.

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park

Plan to see both history and scenic beauty in California. The Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park is located near Goleta in the Santa Ynez Mountains of the Los Padres National Forest. The Chumash Native Americans created the rock art on the cave walls, in the 1600s and earlier.

Hike down a steep path to the protected entrance of the cave, to take a look at these incredible, colorful art carvings. The cave has been included on the National Register of Historical Places since 1972. This sandstone cave is a must-see for visitors in the Santa Barbara area in central coast region of California. 

El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Site

A former military installation, the Presidio of Santa Barbara is one of the city's most significant landmarks. Just off of Main Street, at the corner of Santa Barbara Street and East Canon Perdido Street, visitors can see two of the original sections of the Presidio quadrangle.

You won't want to miss out on a tour of El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Site, a top destination near Santa Barbara and the central coast of CA.

An active archeological dig continues at the site as well as on-going reconstruction of the original layout of buildings. The original El Cuartel section of the Presidio is Santa Barbara's oldest building and the second oldest in California. Escape the hustle and bustle of busy Santa Barbara for a visit to this state historic park and enjoy a look into California's past.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 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
  • 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.

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Whirlpool
  • 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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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 CafĂ© 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,

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

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