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    Belmond El Encanto

    800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176
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          $957
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          Overview
          • Excellent77%
          • Very good12%
          • Average6%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness center
          Concierge
          Pets Allowed
          Spa
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          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday

          The people who run this hotel know a thing or two about taking care of their guests. From the moment we arrived at the front door we were treated like king and queen. No room number is needed, just you last name. Wonderful appointed room,...More

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          Reviewed 6 days ago

          We had an excellent stay at El Encanto. Guest Services Agent Edward "Eddy" Grichanik was particularly attentive. We connected on LinkedIn in advance. The resort is lovely. First class in every way. The setting is stunning and all of the grounds and facility are beautiful...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          There are many very good to excellent restaurants in Santa Barbara, Calif. Our favorite be far is the dining experience at Belmond El Encanto on the hill above the Santa Barbara mission. The food which is flavorful and always prepared to perfection. But what makes...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          From engineering to housekeeping, to valet to room service, there were issues that made the stay extremely frustrating. This is a property I would never return to - ever. Here's why: 1) The hotel has very few signs to direct you to your room. If...More

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          Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El Encanto

          Good afternoon, Gary F, and thank you once again for your very valuable feedback after your recent stay with us at Belmond El Encanto. I know our Director of Rooms very much appreciated the time that she was able to spend with you upon your...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We decided on Belmond El Encanto after reading many TripAdvisor reviews. I really wanted to love this hotel because I have had positive experiences with Belmond properties. Unfortunately it did not quite meet my expectations. The Pros: -Beautiful property that has gorgeous lobby, restaurant with...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Conference Facilities
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • $537 - $1,093 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #3 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • #4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • #4 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • #6 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 92
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Santa Barbara
          • Also Known As
          • El Encanto Hotel And Garden Villas
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          GlindaGoodWitch33
          My husband and I and our daughters are considering your beautiful hotel for a stay in April 2017. I was wondering if you have any senior rates or promotions as we will need two rooms. Thank you.
          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
          After reviewing the comments from past guests I am quite concerned as to the accommodations and service that my daughter, her new husband and all of their quests will receive at their upcoming nuptials all to be held at the El Encanto. I have been in the service industry for the past 40 years and I do understand that circumstances do arise that will alter pre-conceived expectations. However there does appear to be a pattern. All of our arrangements are in place so I will only pray for the best and trust in the management of El Encanto. Given that, the power of social media is quite the equalizer.
          August 29, 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
          Just recently returned from a most fantastic trip to Italy and stayed at 2 other Belmond properties in Florence and the Amalfi Coast. Both were top notch spectacular!! We were so impressed with the Belmond style of hospitality that we are seeking out other similar hotels in No. America. We are considering a trip to El Encanto in February, 2016. Can anyone offer input on how the Santa Barbara property compares to the Italy properties? Also, is the weather typically warm enough in SB to swim in the pool or ocean in February? Thank you.
          August 6, 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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