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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Simply a magical spot in one of the most beautiful stretches of the California coastline you could imagine. Away from the hubbub of State St in Santa Barbara, The Four Seasons/Biltmore is tucked away on a stretch of beach known as Butterfly Beach and it's magical. Towering palm trees, exquisite sunsets, dolphin sightings, tons of laid back, fun people and...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with a friend in July 2016. Firstly, the property is really pretty with lovely grounds. The beach nearby is also beautiful, great for a morning run. Staff is super friendly. Our rooms were very comfy and spacious. In addition, the place has a very holiday-ish atmosphere, which is great! I really enjoyed our stay here, would go...

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear 651pp, The 22-acres of gardens and lush jungle are one of our favorite aspects of the property and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed them too. Your thoughtful review on your recent experience is so appreciated and we hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Resort. Warm regards, Aaron Ide...

Cheyenne, WY
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As you would expect, this Four Seasons property is spectacular. The decor, grounds, service, food, and Christmas decorations are sumptuous. I was here for a national board meeting, and the staff treated us very well at all of our functions. An evening reception in the club right on the beach featured live music, views of the beach and starry night,...

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Crude, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a thoughtful review. We are so pleased that your time at the Resort and your national board meetings met the high level of service and luxury we strive to provide all guests with. Your kind words regarding the ground, decor and staff service are so appreciated. We...

McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Typical four seasons quality. Excellent in all respects. I've stayed here many times before and had forgotten how much I like the place. Tanya was particularly helpful has was Dakota of the valet staff as I self parked my special Porsche.

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear GJ H, We so appreciate you sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to see that our staff was able to make you feel welcome and ensure your time with us was exceptional. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you in the future. Warm regards, Aaron Ide Resort Manager

Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This stay was both business and couples trip. The room was quaint, and fairly traditional. We were close to the tennis courts and train track. The train quit before we went to bed, so it didn't disturb us. Loved the beautiful mosaic tile bathroom floor. Bed was clean and comfortable. Water provided in room, also a Nespresso coffee maker, which...

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear OklahomaMomOf3, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Your kinds words about your excellent dining experiences and views of Butterfly Beach are greatly appreciated. I am however I am sorry to hear that the Nespresso machine did not meet your expectations and will be sure to share...

Mountain View, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a beautiful location (sunsets are stunning) and the rooms are lovely. The staff are absolutely the best; constantly seeking opportunities to make sure your stay is perfect. The restaurant will tailor the preparation of your menu selection and even produced a crème brûlée for dessert when it wasn't on the menu - superb!

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Vgghanks, We cannot thank you enough for your kind words about your recent experience. We are extremely happy to hear that you were able to catch our amazing sunsets over Butterfly Beach and enjoy such a great experience in our dining outlets. I am so glad that our staff was able to provide you with the level of service...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

BEWARE of the slippery bathroom floors!! This Four Seasons is a beautiful hotel. I did not have the opportunity to enjoy it or the area because I slipped on the dry bathroom floor, with rubber soled shoes on, within the first 2 hours of being there. I fractured the bone leading to my wrist. The hospital reset the bone and...

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Jane1231, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara on TripAdvisor. I am well aware of the incident from this past July and we are very sorry to hear about your slip. It is our goal to ensure all of our guests have a safe and enjoyable visit...

Castaic, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

... one must drive to get to the nearest shops/restaurants that are not on campus, especially after sunset. On this college football Saturday evening (around 5:00 pm, not that late), my wife was glued to the television in the hotel room watching her favorite team, and she was hungry. There is not Chinese food available in the room service menu,...

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear AkihikoYing, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our Resort. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our beautiful Resort and were able to catch a glimpse of the stunning sunsets from Butterfly Beach. We are disappointed to learn however about your walk to Coast Village Road. During your next...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is expensive but well worth the price for such a lovely stay. The staff are courteous and professional. The property is beautiful and immucaclate. The rooms are great. We enjoyed thanksgiving here with friends and loved our early morming beach walks. I highly recommend this hotel.

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Timtravelsabout, We are so glad we could be a part of your Thanksgiving celebration. Thank you for taking the time to review and sharing your recent experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for many more early morning beach walks. Warm regards, Aaron Ide Resort Manager

Coto de Caza, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived the Monday before Thanksgiving and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. We had a beautiful garden room which was pristine, roomy and comfortable. The location is terrific. Beautiful beach, lovely walking trails and not far from lovely downtown Santa Barbara. Absolutely would stay here again.

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AaronI1927, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear TracyNR, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. I am so pleased to hear that our staff was able to welcome you to the Resort and that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, Aaron Ide...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just steps from one of the most beautiful beaches in California, with private bungalows and terraces that overlook the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands. Set amongst 22-acres of lush jungle and tranquil gardens, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara defines luxury living and service on the American Riviera. ... more   less 

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Address: 1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $473 - $1,330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara 5*
Number of rooms: 207
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Also Known As:
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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara Four Seasons
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#2 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Beach view if you can get it but, it's not like you're going to spend a ton of time indoors.”
 of 5 bubbles 150ChrisW150, yesterday | Read review
“Our room was on the first floor and had a pretty private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Jane1231, 5 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a sea view. It costs more but worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles Timtravelsabout, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a room to overlook the Pacific. Not many of those but they do have them.”
 of 5 bubbles Crsoest, 1 week ago | Read review
“Enjoy A dinner in the outdoor restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles davidanddottie, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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