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    Belmond El Encanto

    800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    What a wonderful visit, this was our first time staying here but not the last. If you get the chance to take the electric bikes out take advantage of it. The view is amazing. Highly recommend staying here. The true meaning of customer service Thank...More

    Thank R I
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We spent two nights in this property. It is truly a spectacular hotel in terms of grounds, buildings, and accommodations. However, I travel over 200 nights a year and this ranks amongst the worst in service and food. We started off by having dinner in...More

    Thank hittheroadjack56
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just had 2 nights there on our way from Carmel to Beverly Hills. It was absolutely marvellous, couldn't fault it! We stayed in room 102, would highly recommend. Special mention to bell/valet guys Caydun and Nate who went above and beyond, great guys, thank you....More

    Thank Simon R
    Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 1 week ago

    Simon R, thank you so much for sharing this wonderful review regarding your recent trip to our enchanted gardens here at Belmond El Encanto! It is so wonderful to hear that you had such a fantastic visit. I have personally thanked Caden and Nate for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really loves this hotel. Unique location, sweeping views and a lot of charm. The Staff was very friendly, Courteous & helpful. The spa was great. If you are looking for a semi non conventional 5 star hotel - this is it.More

    Thank Kim M
    Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share this, Kim M! It is so nice to hear how much you love our hotel. And we love having you as our guest! We do have such an amazing spa, and such an amazing staff!...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Intimate & lovely setting. Excellent room ~ loved the size, decor, location & it was spotlessly clean. Traveled with a group of friends & FYI, all rooms are not created equal ~ even in the same category. Service was just not up to snuff which...More

    Thank people2people
    Response from ElEncantoSB, General Manager at Belmond El EncantoResponded 1 week ago

    people2people, please know that your feedback is incredibly important to us. All of our rooms are unique and individual in their own special way, you are correct in that! We do always try to accommodate any guest requests regarding special features such as outdoor space,...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$446 - US$1,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 92
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    • El Encanto Hotel And Garden Villas
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    GlindaGoodWitch33
    7 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
    30 August 2015|
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    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
    7 August 2015|
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    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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