Belmond El Encanto

 5 star hotel

Santa Barbara, California, United States

  • Address:
  • Belmond El Encanto
  • 800 Alvarado Place
  • Santa Barbara
  • 93103


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Belmond El Encanto is located in Santa Barbara's American Riviera, nestled on seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens. The resort offers sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean from its commanding hilltop perch. Belmond El Encanto is located less than a mile from downtown, offering convenient access to all the city has to offer, yet offering a peaceful retreat. The ultimate secluded retreat, Belmond El Encanto provides an eclectic and authentic setting for romance and rediscovery with seven-acres of secluded grounds and gardens, 92 bungalows, a full service spa and contemporary culinary cuisine. California Craftsman architecture and Spanish Colonial Revival Villas dot the lush terraced grounds. The resort has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that made it a favorite getaway of Hollywood's elite. Original features have been lovingly brought back to life, while the additions of a sumptuous outdoor swimming pool and a beautifully appointed boutique spa bring new elements of excitement. Luxurious facilities and services include fine and casual dining, four meeting rooms, 24 hour business services, a full service health club, accessible facilities as well as 24 hour room service. Belmond El Encanto offers 92 spacious and well-appointed bungalows located throughout the resort's grounds. Most feature garden views - some offer ocean views. Amenities include complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, a large desk, 2 line phones and voice mail. Sumptuous marble bathrooms are appointed with a separate bath and rainforest shower, dual wash basins and lighted make-up mirror. Entertainment includes a widescreen LCD HDTV with premium channels, iPod dock, stereo plus a DVD player and lending library on request. Also included are a personal safe large enough for a notebook PC, minibar, climate control, premium coffee maker, dual 110v-220v voltage and custom linens. A complimentary newspaper and windows that open are found in all bungalows, and all are non-smoking. Connecting rooms are available for most accommodations.

Escape the hustle and retreat to the timeless charm of El Encanto.
With 2 miles of this hotel guests will find attractions such as Santa Barbara Mission and Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course is 10 minutes' drive away.

Each of these spectacular suites is excitingly different and serves as a perfect romantic retreat.
Located throughout the resort's pristine grounds, the Luxury Suites are appointed with a king-size bed, an exquisite fireplace and a separate spacious sitting area. You'll enjoy a private terrace, as well as sweeping views of Santa Barbara's coastline or the verdant garden.
The spacious bathroom features a sumptuous marble bath with heated stone floor, separate rainforest shower and dual washbasins.
Widescreen LCD HDTV with premium channels
iPod dock
Twice-daily maid service


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Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara Hotel Facilities

Air conditioning

24hr reception

Room service

Babysitting services


Car parking

Disabled facilities

Internet access


Children's pool(s)

Indoor pool(s)

Outdoor pool(s)

Beauty salon


Car rental

Concierge facilities

Gym/fitness facilities

Golf course

Kids' club

Laundry facilities




Tennis court(s)

Multilingual staff


Steam room

Sun terrace

Swimming pool(s)

Car parking (chargeable)

Spa facilities

Bicycle storage



Medical services

Pool bar


Baggage holding services

Cash machine/ATM

Dry cleaning service

Complimentary newspaper(s)

Conference/banquet facilities

Tour desk

Valet parking

Wedding services

Fitness Centre nearby

Ironing facilities

Roof terrace

Shuttle services

Disabled access

Meeting rooms

Pets allowed on request

Private garage

Business services

Bicycle rental

Express check out

Heated pool(s)

Hair salon



Non-smoking property


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