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    Belmond El Encanto

    800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176
    (805) 845-5800
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    “infinity pool” (23 reviews)
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I felt so sorry for the vast majority of great staff at this exceptional hotel after they were let down by a couple of silly restaurant staff. However I'm writing this review to lavish praise on Belmond El Encanto and I don't really have any...More

    Thank BarryAscot
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Just back from a week long trip to California. Started in San Francisco, stopped in Carmel for a night and then went to Santa Barbara for two nights before heading to San Diego. We had to stay at the Belmond El Encanto. Again, we had...More

    Thank Stephen S
    Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for sharing this feedback Stephen S after your recent visit to Belmond El Encanto in beautiful Santa Barbara! We had a fantastic time having you, so we are glad to hear the feelings were mutual! Please do make another visit sometime...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Belmond El Encanto has been completely renovated. It is located in a very quiet, hilly neighborhood in Santa Barbara, however, it has a beautiful view of the ocean. The staff is extremely helpful and cordial. The casitas are lovely, very roomy and airy. Food is...More

    Thank Marlenei100
    Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Marlenei100! We did a very extensive renovation during which we made sure to maintain the historical value of the property while also really doing everything we could to ensure we were providing the ultimate in luxury for our guests. It sounds like you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Tonight, My Wife and I just had, probably one of the best meals and dining experiences that we have had in a long time! Always wanted to try the cusine at the Belmond El Encanto and we sure are happy we did! From the moment...More

    Thank Bitsylou
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband and I love staying here. When our daughter got engaged, we all agreed that this was the perfect choice for her wedding. Beautiful grounds, great staff and charming rooms. Enough can not be said about the level of service at this hotel. Devin...More

    Thank Suzanne W
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    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
    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
    7 August 2015|
    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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    "We loved our room 901. I highly suggest this room or 902. This area is more secluded."
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