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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4322
Phone: 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 near miles of amazing coastline and beaches, and nestled a short drive from all local area attractions

The Santa Ynez wine region is one of many reasons guests choose our Best Western Santa Barbara hotel. In the heart of the Cottage Hospital Medical District, our Santa Barbara hotel is close to shopping, dining and live theater options. The Fiesta, Summer Solstice along with a variety of summer festivals offer traveling families a taste of local Santa Barbara flare..

At the BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, guests can enjoy a great value within minutes of all the excitement of Santa Barbara. One and two-bedroom suites, along with townhouses all feature full kitchens, perfect for groups or longer stays. On-site dining, a pool and massage room 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. Cosmetic procedures are particularly popular. 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 all 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, although overnight guests will feel just as comfortable. You can stock up and enjoy the convenience of a full kitchen while on vacation. Whether you're here for an extended stay or the weekend, we'll provide everything you need for a relaxing getaway.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Hot tub Whirlpool
  • Cocktail lounge
  • 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 Complimentary HBO
  • 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
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet access
  • Restaurant with cocktail lounge
  • Weekly and monthly rates
  • Beauty shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • 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
  • Video rentals

BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

Conveniently located, the best western plus encina lodge & 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: The north or south. Take Highway 101 to the Mission Street Exit. Turn east toward the mountains, and drive 2 blocks to Bath Street, then make a left turn onto Bath Street. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge and Suites is 2 blocks beyond on the right side.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & 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

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. Become a guest of one of the several area Best Western hotels for comfortable and convenient lodging.

El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Site

A former military installaltion, 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.

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
  • 3.00 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.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 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
  • 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

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

  • On the premises The Aves Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Enjoy your meal on the sunny patio or unwind in the lounge with a cocktail.
  • 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 Lodge & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Santa Barbara. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

January 2015

January 27 - February 7, 2015
Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Hollywood stars descend onto Santa Barbara for this world-renowed festival, which features everything from mainstream to indie films.

February 2015

February 12, 2015
San Luis Obispo Culinary Carnival

Experience delightful food at this social mixer and live auction paired with the regions finest micro-brews and wine.

February 2015

February 9 - 15, 2015
Pebble Beach Pro Am

The world's premier PGA TOUR pro-am kicks off on the Monterey Peninsula's world-class golf links.

August 2015

August 10 - 16, 2015
Monterey Car Week & Concours D'Elegance

The world-famous Monterey Car Week takes over the whole town. Don't miss car shows and famous rallies, like the Concours D'Elegance.

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