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Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara

5 stars
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Suburban hotel with 5 restaurants, near Mission Santa Barbara

  • Free WiFi

Main amenities

  • 92 guestrooms
  • 5 restaurants
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Free area shuttle
  • Health club
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • In-room childcare
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • In Downtown Santa Barbara
  • Mission Santa Barbara (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Presidio Santa Barbara (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
Outstanding4.7 / 5
  • Everything was truly wonderful! Beautiful property.May 16, 2015
  • A slice of heaven on earth, staff very friendly and top notch service. The setting is…May 2, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $425
  • Superior Bungalow Room Only
  • Deluxe Bungalow
  • Hillside Suites
  • Garden Rooms
  • Superior Bungalow
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Superior Bungalow (Suite)
  • Premier Bungalow

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 92 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets allowed

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • Accessible parking

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle within 3 mi

Also known as

  • El Encanto Santa Barbara
  • El Encanto

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 39.22 per accommodation, per night

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 5 restaurants
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Steam room
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12460
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1121
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • Year Built 1912
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

The Spa at El Encanto has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

Dining

The Dining Room - This restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Terrace - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Bar - This bar specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Steam room
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • El Encanto Santa Barbara
  • El Encanto

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 39.22 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara

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