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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

In addition to 5 restaurants, Belmond El Encanto features an outdoor pool. Other amenities include a full-service spa and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

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

Belmond El Encanto

At your hotel

In addition to a full-service spa, Belmond El Encanto features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 12460 square feet (1121 square meters). 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. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Belmond El Encanto has designated areas for smoking.

  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1121
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12460
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Garden
  • Spa services on site
  • Elevator/lift
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Total number of rooms - 92
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Year Built 1912
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Health club
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Shopping on site
  • Steam room
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

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

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 is 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 is offered.

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

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

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Play

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.

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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Relax

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

The fine print for Belmond El Encanto

How you can pay

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

Your pets

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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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 39.22 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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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