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Belmond El Encanto

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800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
5 Star accommodation
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Beautiful hotel, our visit started off with a bump or two but then they made it a trip to remember, we will definitely return. Everyone was very accommodating. The food at the restaurant was delicious.

Thank sanboomer
Reviewed 6 days ago

I stayed at the hotel with my husband and we had an amazing experience. The property is clean and the service outstanding.The location is fantastic and the view is incredible. All the staff are so nice and friendly, however a special mention needs to go...More

1  Thank Megan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and very attentive service. We were seated outside on very comfortable sofas with view of the ocean, drinking bottomless Bellinis and savoring seafood, I had the whole fish grilled to perfection as my entree. The dessert buffet was amazing!

Thank rosedesaron
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is situated in a nice neighborhood high above the old Mission. It's high enough to be above the marine layer, and the neighborhood is quiet enough to afford you the feeling of retreating from the city proper. The property is a series of...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Santa Barbara hotel that offers a much quieter and relaxing environment over the Bacara or Four Seasons. The food was phenomenal. The rooms are gorgeous with extraordinarily comfortable beds and luxurious bathroom, Understand, that this is not on the water or in the middle...More

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Belmond El Encanto, a Forbes Five-Star luxury hotel, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. As part of ...More Belmond, this is the company's first excursion to the American west coast. Ninety-two quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows dot the lush, terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. Original architectural features have been lovingly restored, including the historic, trellis-lined Arbor and Lily Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor zero-edge pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the journey for today's luxury-seeking guest. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Spa
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Business
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Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
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Business
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Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
92
Price range
USD 461 - USD 975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Encanto Hotel And Garden Villas
Location
United States > California > Santa Barbara
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
92
Price range
USD 461 - USD 975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Encanto Hotel And Garden Villas
Location
United States > California > Santa Barbara
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Traveller (557)
Room & Suite (421)
Dining (138)
Pool & Beach (70)
Amenities (111)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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GlindaGoodWitch33
7 September 2016|
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Response from ElEncantoSB | Property representative |
Good Day GlindaGoodwitch33, Please contact me personally in our Executive Office at 805 770 3701 and we can discuss your needs as we always have different deals and value added opportunities for our guest to take advantage... More
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tdamico1
30 August 2015|
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Response from ElEncantoSB | Property representative |
Good afternoon tdamico1, Rest assured we have had numerous events/wedding at Belmond El Encanto that have been flawless with execution and trust yours will be as well. Please contact me directly at 805.845.5800 so that we... More
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LisanneMB
7 August 2015|
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Response from ElEncantoSB | Property representative |
Dear LisanneMB, Delighted you enjoyed our properties in Italy, there is nothing like luxuriating poolside at Hotel Caruso unless you are at Belmond El Encanto. Our pool is a zero-edge pool that is saline based and free of... More
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"Very quite rooms."
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"Ask for a cottage overlooking the rivera and with water view."
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"The Deluxe King Bungalow or above is what I would choose."
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