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Belmond El Encanto

477 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
Overall Guest Score
"Exquisite bungalows" "Luxurious linens"
97% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
98% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Fantastic property" "Extensive gardens and cottage"
90% thought the building was wonderful.
100% found the grounds to be nice.
"Beautiful campus" "Gorgeous location"
"Neat rooms"
90% said rooms were clean.
"Swimming pool area beautiful" "Beautiful pool area"
"Superb cleaning staff" "Staff was very attentive"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
77% thought the service was very professional.
"Amazing ocean view" "View of the city is outstanding"
99% thought the view was good.
Beds were acceptable for 57%.
"Delicious burger" "Excellent dining experience"
52% did not like what was on the menu.
"Luxurious linens" "Extensive gardens and cottage"
Beds were acceptable for 57%.
89% thought rooms were spacious.
"Coffee cups weren't cleaned" "Perfect eggs"
Value for money
"Valet Parking pricy" "Lacking including long wait times"

Good to know...

Great view
Professional service
Pleasant hotel grounds
Very quiet
Expert Reviews
This Santa Barbara icon lives on to thrill a new generation of guests with its relaxed-luxe bungalow rooms, lush gardens, and personalized service.
Travel + Leisure
We suggest making time for the farm-to-fork restaurant: the bounty of vegetables and herbs from the on-site garden... the aged white cheddar made with milk
Suites and bungalows mix Craftsman and Mission styles, providing a secluded retreat for couples, solo travelers looking for tranquility, and (well-behaved) families.
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
  • Resort Fee: USD 39.27 per accommodation, per night
  • 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