The Best Western Encina Lodge & Suites is conveniently located with easy access to beautiful beaches, the historic and lovely downtown Santa Barbara, and a host of world-class golf courses. Acclaimed for its peaceful atmosphere, the hotel is within walking distance of the Queen of the Missions and adjacent to the Sansum Clinic and Cottage Hospital. The guests will find a wide variety of nearby dining and shopping options. Relax by the garden pool, enjoy the aviary, book a massage, or simply unwind in the whirlpool. Each individually appointed guest room features free high-speed wireless Internet, air conditioning, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, make-up mirror, iron and ironing board, wall safe, fresh fruit, cookies, Crabtree & Evelyn bath products, complimentary HBO, and DVD player with free movie rentals.