Experience all that Santa Barbara has to offer at this charming hotel - adjacent to the Sansum Medical Center and Cottage Hospital. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge and Suites, a full-service hotel, is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Situated just 5 minutes from midtown Santa Barbara, this Southern California hotel is a short distance from beautiful local beaches and favorite attractions including the Mission Santa Barbara, the Museum of Natural History and the Red Tile Walking Tour. Other popular attractions nearby include Antioch University, the Brooks Institute, UCSB and the Santa Barbara Zoo. Guests will also find great shopping at nearby State Street and the Le Cumbre Shopping Plaza. This Santa Barbara California hotel offers spacious, beautifully-appointed guest rooms and suites including kitchenettes. Each guest room features a refrigerator, cable satellite television with free HBO® and free wireless high-speed Internet access. This Santa Barbara accommodation also features a full-service restaurant and lounge. Other amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, massage services, guest laundry and business center. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle to the Santa Barbara Airport and Amtrak station. For a fun-filled and relaxing stay in Santa Barbara, make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge and Suites!