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Premier Bungalow

One King Bed
600 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Superior Bungalow (Suite)

One King and One Sofa Bed
600 square feet • Max Occupancy: 4 adults
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Superior Bungalow

One King Bed
350 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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5-star luxury hotel in Santa Barbara near Mission Santa Barbara

Location

Situated in the city center, this luxury hotel is close to Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and Presidio Santa Barbara. Also nearby are Santa Barbara Natural History Museum and Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Hotel Features

Recreational amenities at Belmond El Encanto include an outdoor pool and a health club. Other amenities include an area shuttle and a full-service spa.

Room Amenities

LCD televisions include premium satellite channels. Guestrooms also feature complimentary wireless Internet access and bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

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The Overview

In addition to a full-service spa, Belmond El Encanto features an outdoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, secretarial services, and technology support staff. Event facilities measuring 12460 square feet (1121 square meters) include small meeting rooms, a ballroom, and banquet facilities. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, a rooftop terrace, and spa services. A complimentary area shuttle within 3 mi is available for guests.

Belmond El Encanto is a smoke-free property.

  • Elevator/lift
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • Translation services
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Beauty services
  • Full-service health spa
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Security guard
  • Medical assistance available
  • Garden
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Spa services on site
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Secure parking (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges 2
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 1121
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 5
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 12460
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Technology support staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Event catering
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Business services
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Total number of rooms - 92
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Patio
  • Year Built 1912
  • Wedding services
  • Cell phone/mobile rental
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Computer rental
  • Health club
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Secretarial services
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Steam room
  • Tour assistance
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Connect

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Secure parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)


The Room
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Slippers
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free movie channels
  • HBO
  • Pillow menu
  • LCD TV
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • iPod docking station
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Phone
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
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The Eats

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

The Dining Room - This restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Terrace - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour and afternoon tea are offered.

The Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour and afternoon tea are offered.

The Bar - This bar specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Happy hour and afternoon tea are offered.

In-room dining choices include breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night fare, available from 24-hour room service.

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Out and About

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Tennis nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Tennis lessons available nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft nearby
  • Kite-surfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Boat cruises nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Racquetball/squash nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Mind and Body

The Spa at El Encanto has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage
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Pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa


Pack your pet

Pets allowed


You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We Should Mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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