This Santa Barbara hotel is eight blocks from the city’s Old Mission, within a mile of Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Bowl, the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, and Alameda Park.
El Encanto Hotel has an ocean view infinity edge pool, 5 restaurants, including 2 bars/lounges, and a poolside bar. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Guests can spend the day unwinding at The Spa at El Encanto the full-service onsite spa with 7 treatment rooms. The organic treatments vary seasonally and include aromatherapy, body scrubs and wraps, facials, hydrotherapy, and beauty treatment. Advance notice is required for treatment. Guests can also enjoy manicure and pedicures. After pampering guests can enjoy detox tea on the patio. The fitness center features cardio, and TRX equipment and has yoga, Pilates, and bootcamp classes.
Other amenities include luggage storage, translation services, a 24-hour business center, a computer station, 5 conference rooms, and a gift shop. Babysitting is available for a fee. An area shuttle is complimentary within 3 miles (5 km) of the hotel. Rooms are available for disabled guests. Parking and pathways are wheelchair accessible. The hotel provides accessibility equipment for deaf guests and signage is designed for those who are visually impaired.
Amenities featured in guestrooms include coffee/tea makers, minibars, complimentary newspapers, complimentary wireless Internet, and complimentary bottles water . Guestrooms have high-definition LCD television with free movie channels, DVD players, fireplace, sofa bed, CD player, iPoc dock, laptop-compatible safe, desk, and cordless speakerphone. Bathrooms feature bathrobes, designer toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, and makeup/shaving mirrors. Guestrooms are accessible via exterior corridors. Rollaway beds are available.