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Belmond El Encanto

470 reviews
+1 805-845-5800

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center

A Life of Luxury at Belmond El Encanto

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Belmond El Encanto is a resort on the coasts of Santa Barbara, California, and one of the best in the area. They offer bungalows, bungalow suites, luxury suites, and specialty suites. All rooms come with king sized beds, state of the art televisions and appliances, and free wireless internet. Each room also has stunning vistas of the surrounding area. 

What are the Amenities?

There a lot of amenities available at the Belmond El Encanto. Guests have access to the pool, fitness center, spa, restaurant, and the bar and lounge area. Rooms come with minibars and kitchenettes, are non smoking and pet friendly. They offer children's activities, babysitting services, laundry services, concierge services, and shuttle bus service for all guests. 

What are the Rates?

Rates for the Belmond El Encanto Resort start at $800 in the peak season and $400 in the off season. Given its 5-star status as a luxury resort, this resort is one of the more affordable resorts in the Santa Barbara area. Prices increase in the height of the summer and decrease in the winter as the temperatures cool. 

What's There to do Nearby?

Santa Barbara is filled with exciting things to do for guests traveling in the area. The hotel offers events for its guests, but there are also lots of opportunities for local shopping and dining in town. 

What's the Bottom Line?

With its great location, luxurious amenities and affordable price, the Belmond El Encanto is the ideal option for travelers to Southern California. It's a great deal for a 5-star resort and provides guests with all they need for their stay. 

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800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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User Highlights
"Fantastic property" "Strong design elements"
93% thought the building was wonderful.
100% found the grounds to be nice.
"Exquisite bungalows" "Elegant atmosphere"
93% thought the hotel was luxurious.
100% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Secluded hills" "Exclusive environment"
Average proximity to the city centre, said 60%.
"Perfect eggs" "Enjoyed Sunday brunch"
"Pampered by staff" "Service was amazing"
100% found the staff to be very friendly.
74% thought the service was very professional.
"Amazing ocean view" "Amazing rain shower"
99% thought the view was good.
85% were happy with the bathroom.
"Delicious burger" "Food was delicious"
Only 64% were satisfied with the menu.
Desserts were ok, said 50%.
"Secluded hills" "Big rooms"
92% thought rooms were spacious.
Beds were acceptable for 60%.
Value for money
"Complimentary 2 night stay" "Reasonably priced"

Good to know...

Awesome terrace
Great view
Pleasant hotel grounds
Nice building
Expert Reviews
Afar Magazine
This was our first trip with our five month old son and we decided to stay at the Belmond El Encanto. It was by far one of the best hotels we've stayed in the whole world over. If you...
The Telegraph
This exclusive, one-time haunt of Roosevelt and award-winning Spanish Mission Revival-style gem is where old money Angelenos come to chill when LA gets too hot. The 92 white bungalows and...
This French country-style hotel is set high in Santa Barbara's Riviera neighborhood on ten lush acres overlooking the town and Santa Barbara Channel. It offers easy access to local fun...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: USD 35.00 per night
  • Pet Fee: USD 35.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 50.00 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 25 and USD 35 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible