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Superior Bungalow

One King Bed
350 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Deluxe Bungalow

One King Bed
450 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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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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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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At your hotel

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
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Translation services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Technology support staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Beauty services
  • Full-service health spa
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Security guard
  • Medical assistance available
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Spa services on site
  • Garden
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 12460
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges 2
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Secure parking (surcharge)
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 1121
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 5
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Event catering
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Business services
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Total number of rooms - 92
  • 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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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Park your car

Secure parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)


In your room
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Premium TV channels
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • 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
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Phone
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • 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 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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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.

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

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

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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How you can pay

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


Your furry friends

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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