4.0 out of 5

With a stay at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites in Santa Barbara (Downtown Santa Barbara), you'll be convenient to Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra and Mission Santa Barbara.

This hotel is close to Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Presidio Santa Barbara.

Make yourself at home in one of the 122 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and DVD players. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a hair salon.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary during limited hours.

Property Features

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites offers its guests an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces.

There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and a garden are also featured at Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free during limited hours. Self parking is free.

  • 122 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 9 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites offers 122 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels and first-run movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • First-run movies
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11:30 AM.

Live Oak Cafe - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 11:30 AM for a surcharge. You can order a meal from room service during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Spa Services

  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport transportation is offered during limited hours. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

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

Hotel Name

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You should know

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. Children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).