800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara, CA
(800) 393-5315

Located in the American Riviera, Belmond El Encanto is Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Five-Star resort. This iconic early 20th-century property is situated atop a commanding hillside, offering ninety-two quintessential, California-styled bungalows and terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean.

Original architectural features were lovingly restored, including the historic, trellised-lined Arbor and Lily Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor swimming pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the Belmond El Encanto journey for today’s luxury-seeking guest. Sumptuous contemporary cuisine will also delight with organic and locally sourced ingredients.

In essence, Belmond El Encanto’s charming setting offers the ultimate secluded retreat, creating an eclectic and authentic ambiance for romance and rediscovery.

Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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Amenities

Amenities

Accommodations - General
1-Bedroom Units:
Yes
2-Bedroom Units:
Yes
AAA Discount:
Yes
Non-smoking Rooms:
Yes
Parking Charge:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Resort:
Yes
Suites Available:
Yes
Accommodations - In-Room
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Alarm Clock:
Yes
Cable:
Yes
Coffee and/or Tea Maker:
Yes
Complimentary Newspapers:
Yes
Fireplaces In Some Rooms:
Yes
Hair Dryer:
Yes
High Speed Wireless Internet:
Yes
In-Room Safe:
Yes
Iron & Ironing Board:
Yes
Mini Bar:
Yes
Movies:
Yes
Roll-in Showers:
Yes
Room Service:
Yes
Television:
Yes
Accommodations - On-Site
A/V on site:
Yes
Babysitting Available:
Yes
Bicycles Available:
Yes
Business Services:
Yes
Concierge:
Yes
Exercise/Fitness Facilities:
Yes
Internet - Wireless:
Yes
Laundry Service/Drycleaning:
Yes
Meeting Facilities on site:
Yes
Outdoor Dining:
Yes
Outdoor Event Venues:
Yes
Pool:
Yes
Restaurant:
Yes
Spa:
Yes
Full Bar/Lounge:
Yes
Dining and Nightlife
Full Bar:
Yes
Breakfast:
Yes
Brunch:
Yes
Dinner:
Yes
Family Friendly:
Yes
Group Dining:
Yes
Live Music:
Yes
Lunch:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Private Room Available:
Yes
Reservations Accepted:
Yes

General

Accessibility
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Wheelchair:
Yes
General
Cancellation Policy:
Yes
Check-In Time:
3:00pm
Check-Out Time:
12:00pm
Directions:
Belmond El Encanto is easily accessed: 9 miles (15 minutes) from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport 97 miles (1 hour and 50 minutes) from Los Angeles International Airport
Reservation Required:
Yes
Total Units:
92
Green:
Yes
Ratings
Five Diamond Rating:
Forbes Five Star

Group Dining

General
Total Max Capacity:
14
Private Dining Room:
Yes
Private Dining Room Capacity:
14
Disabled Access:
Yes
Full Bar:
Yes
Wine & Beer:
Yes
Private Dining Room(s) + Capacity(ies):
The Wine Room is set amongst The Dining Room. This private enclave is for celebrations and gatherings up to 14 guests.

Tour and Travel

Amenities
Number of Rooms and/or Suites:
92
Handicap Accessible:
Yes
Restaurant Facilities on Premises:
Yes

Special Offers


See SB Again: Belmond El Encanto

Stay two nights or more and enjoy 20% off our Best Available Rate. Discover a new horizon with Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Resort. This iconic hotel has been meticulously restored to capture the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. Ninety-two quintessential, California style 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.

Terms & Conditions: Book and travel by May 31, 2017. Offer is based upon availability and black out dates may apply. Two night stay minimum required. To book visit belmond.com/elencanto and enter promo code “horizons”.

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