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Belmond El Encanto

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800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176 See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just spent two lovely nights at Belmond el encanto for my birthday. Service was flawless and the views are breathtaking. We loved the gas fireplace. Our rooms were immaculate. We especially loved the sweeping views of santa barbara and the pacific during breakfast.More

Thank Amrita K
Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your lovely feedback, Amrita K! It's wonderful to hear that you were so fully able to celebrate your birthday with us. You have painted a lovely picture of our picturesque property and views, and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful property in a wonderful city. The views, sunsets and sunrise are spectacular. It’s a very quaint resort and always felt smaller than it really was. It is very private and excellent service. Very good restaurant and amenities. We will return.More

Thank William S
Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much, William S, for taking a moment to share your fantastic feedback with us after your recent stay at Belmond El Encanto! We love to hear from our satisfied guests, and it does mean so much to us that you have taken...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at the El Encanto and had a wonderful stay. The room was well appointed and comfortable. We enjoyed a couples massage in the beautiful spa and ate dinner and breakfast at the hotel. The staff members were superb...More

Thank Barry R
Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 5 days ago

Happy belated anniversary to you and your betrothed, Barry R! Thank you so much for choosing to spend your very special occasion with us at Belmond El Encanto. It sounds like you had a wonderful visit, full of indulgence at the spa and restaurant and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 5th visit to the El Encanto and it’s turned into an annual event for us. We always plan a visit around a concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl and spend 3 or 4 nights here. The resort is one of our favorite...More

Thank Michael B
Response from ElEncantoSB, Guest Relations Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this with us, Michael B! We love having you and your lovely husband as our guests! We are so happy that you were able to make it back up for the rescheduled concert at the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have found our staycation hotel!!! wow the perfection of this place makes it a tremendous value. They really made my wife and i feel very special on our 16th wedding anniversary. Great location. We did the beach, hiking, relaxing by the pool, sleeping in,...More

Thank Michael D
Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 5 days ago

Happy belated anniversary, and thank you so much for choosing to spend it with us! We are always so delighted when guests honor us by including us in special occasions, we love to celebrate with you! It definitely sounds like you two celebrated the right...More

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Description
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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Spa
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center 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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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
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
92
Price range
$417 - $1,059 (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
$417 - $1,059 (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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GlindaGoodWitch33
September 6, 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
August 29, 2015|
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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
August 6, 2015|
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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've been in 5 different rooms and they've all been great. Ask for one with a patio if you're..."
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"Try to get a room with an ocean view and balcony."
KARXPRT
Sep 24, 2018
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"Very quite rooms."
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