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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108   |  
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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Amazing. Will return definitively!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

From the moment we drove up to the front of the hotel to moment we left after check out it was an amazing experince. The staff is friendly and welcoming. Very good food. Room is awesome.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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    4 of 5 stars
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Great hotel and facilities. Really friendly and attentive staff. Excellent food. Wonderful location in Montecito on the beach. Really couldn't fault anything. I attended my sister's birthday celebrations here over four days. Only one point let the hotel down. My sister arranged for a lunch for 30 in the garden and it was very good except for the amount of food provided - no-one got seconds from the buffet - and the need to keep asking the staff to supply wine. No wine was served until we had almost all finished our meals and, although repeatedly asked by my sister to keep the wine flowing throughout the lunch, hardly anyone got more than one glass! Still, we went to the bar afterwards and had a great time. One person to mention is Brad the barman - really excellent guy. However, this hotel does the worst martinis ever. Stick to G&T!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Stayed here for the first time for a business conference. Everything was just superb from check in to check out!
I'll plan on going back for a vacation trip and wil surely recommend this to friends and family.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

From the moment we drove up to the front of the hotel to moment we left after check out it was an amazing experince. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The spa is amazing. The pool on the hotel grounds is small so if you want a pool go across the street to the beach club that the hotel owns. That pool is huge with a great diving board and access to the beach. The poolside service is really nice. (I loved the smoothies.)

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chico, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This is a place where every employee wants the guests to have a good time. We stayed a week and did it all. The Saps, the Yoga, the pools were fabulous. Many times I asked our happy workers if they were enjoying themselves. Without exception they were. The food all around was a dream come true. THe in hotel dining was a little too adult but the Coral Cafe was perfect for my daughter and rooom service provided the best service ever. Everyone we met wanted to help. The other guests were also having a great time so there was a joyful energy in the whole place. Having the ocean a short walk was a pleasure. There are bicycles available and trails to visit along the shore. We biked to the warf and later had a great meal.
I cannot say enough good things about our stay. We are looking forward to a return someday.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Quebec City, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We've been there for business and I had a really great time: the rooms are just perfect, the hotel is full "Santa Barbara" style (terrific tiling in the lobby !), and the people working there are among the kindest I've seen in a long time.
You are really treated very well to say the least.
I went also swimming every morning in the beautiful olympic sized swimming pool at the Coral Casino club, part of the resort. In my opinion, it's very comparable to the more luxurious resort in the french riviera.
Nice people, very good service, and the restaurant at the club is incredibly not too pricey for that kind of place.
I definitely plan to get back there with the whole family !

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Truly outstanding hotel! Large comfortable rooms, amazing bathroom and shower. Right next to the ocean shore. Great restaurant and conference rooms. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Address: 1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara 5*
Number of rooms: 213
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