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    Belmond El Encanto

    800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176
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          US$1,003
          US$702
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          Overview
          • Excellent79%
          • Very good12%
          • Average6%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          We have the most amazing stay with El Encanto. We stayed for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon. On arrival we was greeted by valet parking and extremely polite and professional employees. We were given a room upgrade which was a lovely treat for...More

          Thank Tracy4Martin
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The property is beautiful and tranquil. Love having breakfast and drinks in the evening at the patio with the most amazing views of Santa Barbara. Our room was far from the lobby so there was a lot of walking but we didn't mind it. The...More

          1  Thank Lilligar
          Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 2 days ago

          Good Day Lilligar, the team here at Belmond El Encanto would like to thank you sincerely for your positive feedback! As our beloved “El Encanto” translates to “an enchanted place,” we are thrilled that you found our property so beautiful and tranquil. Thank you for...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Great view. Great service. Great food. Great room. Can't say enough about this place. Definitely will stay again! Staff was very friendly and well trained. Made you feel at home. Grounds were spectacularly beautiful. Room was spacious and well appointed. Internet reception on Wu-Di was...More

          Thank A TripAdvisor Member
          Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 2 days ago

          It is delightful to hear that we covered all of our bases and exceeded expectations during your stay! Our staff members are picked delicately and are trained extensively in order to perform at a 5 star level. We pride ourselves on how passionate our team...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This hotel is small and quiet On weekends though they have Noisy weddings!!! Rooms have been redone Pool is nice but small area! The food is good! Views are also nice! Ok if you want to sit at pool or Go for hike!! Need more...More

          1  Thank Grantzone
          Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 2 days ago

          Good Day Grantzone, thank you for your genuine and detail-oriented feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our views and dining experiences. We are indeed a quaint and quiet property. We love our neighboring residential community, and pride ourselves on respecting the local tranquility as...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Very close to Santa Barbara Center, but still out in the green. Beautiful set up of the cottages in a amazing garden. A dream of a hotel. Just the Food could be better, as well as part of the Service. I write part of the...More

          Thank martin w
          Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you so much for taking the time to share your very valuable feedback, Martin W. We are so lucky to have such an spectacularly special location. With a five minute drive from our grounds to the heart and center of Downtown Santa Barbara, it...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Meeting Rooms
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Conference Facilities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
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          Details
          • Price range
          • US$533 - US$1,201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 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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          • 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.
          6 September 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.
          29 August 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.
          6 August 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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