El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara , , 800 Alvarado Place (Show on Map)


Please select your travel dates to see rates and availability
Check In
Check Out
1 room2 guests 1 room, 2 guests
Info
Summary of reviewsEl Encanto, A Belmond Hotel in Santa Barbara is a top-rated hotel with exceptional service and warm hospitality. The staff is incredibly respectful, hospitable and accommodating, going above and beyond to ensure guests feel welcomed and taken care of throughout their stay. The majority of guests have praised the friendliness of ALL the staff, who are known for providing excellent service and tending to guests' needs. While there have been some isolated incidents where not all staff members were friendly and the hotel was unable to handle all tables, these are rare exceptions. Overall, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara is an excellent choice for those seeking exceptional service and a friendly staff.
Show more
Categories
Luxury Hotel
An elegant oasis tucked away in Santa Barbara, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, provides an idyllic retreat where the stress of city life gives way to balmy air and expansive ocean views. It's a place where the palette of local ingredients and California wines meets the canvas of radiant golden sunsets and azure skies. This hideaway, renowned among Hollywood elites, offers an extraordinary sense of serenity with luxurious privacy in its elegant bungalows and cottages.

At the heart of the experience is the Dining Room & Terrace, a hillside restaurant that effortlessly infuses Santa Barbara’s mountain-and-sea provenance with fresh energy. The Dining Room, with its focus on seasonally fresh ingredients, blends simple and modern culinary techniques to serve vibrant, flavorful dishes. The Spa at El Encanto, taking its inspiration from coastal elements, promises a sublime retreat with expert treatments featuring luxurious skincare lines. Post-treatment, guests are invited to recline with detoxifying teas or juices on the Dining Room terrace, as the enchanting views of Santa Barbara unfurl before them. For those seeking a truly unique experience, the Garden Soundbath Experience offers an opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate, as guests embrace the soulful connection between mind, body, and mother nature. The accommodations themselves are a tribute to coastal-style serenity, with light, airy textures and locally carved furnishings mirroring the tranquil surroundings. Underfloor heating and wood burning stoves provide warmth in cooler seasons, while marble baths add a touch of decadence. The ocean-facing patios and the privacy of individual terraces invite guests to immerse themselves in the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings. It's a truly luxurious experience, filled with timeless Californian glamor.

Hotel with Spa
El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel in Santa Barbara offers an exceptional spa experience to guests seeking to relax and rejuvenate. The spa boasts a variety of massage therapies, including relaxation, deep tissue, maternity and organic CBD massages. The spa also offers customized facials using top-quality products from Beverly Hills and Lake Forest. The El Encanto signature facial is a popular choice, using skin-tightening masks to minimize fine lines and improve skin tone. The Caviar Ultimate Facial is another decadent option, utilizing anti-aging caviar proteins and algae-based sheet masks to firm, tone, refine and hydrate the skin.

Dog Friendly Hotel
Belmond El Encanto welcomes two pets of any size. There is an additional fee charged per stay basis. Both dogs and cats are allowed. Furry friends may not be left in the room unattended. Amenities for furry friends include treats, bed, bowls and pet relief areas with waste bins.
Do you accept dogs in all rooms?
Yes
Is there an extra charge?
Yes, $ 35.00 per night
Should the dog owner notify you before checking in?
Yes, During the booking process
Show more...

Hotel with EV Charging Stations

Hotel with Rooms With Fireplace

Historic Hotel

Hotel for Honeymoon

Family Friendly Hotel

Romantic Hotel

Hotel with Swimming Pool

  Heated Pool    Outdoor Pool  

Location of the pool: Outdoor pool
Is it a pool of special type?
Heated pool
Zero-edge pool
Saline
Pool surface size: 1150 ft2
Show more...

Hotel with Free Wi-Fi

Business Hotel

Hotel with Parking

EV charging stations  


Accessible Hotel

Hotel with Gym

Hotel with Tennis Courts

Hotel for Yoga
What percentage of your guests practise yoga during their stay? Between 50% and 90%
Is there an area in the premises dedicated to practising yoga? Yes. Given Santa Barbara’s mild and consistent weather year-round, the majority of El Encanto’s classes are held in various outdoor locations across the property’s seven acres. El Encanto does have a space in its fitness center that offers an indoor-outdoor-feel with its French doors overlooking a serene Chef’s garden, blooming Wisteria, and the Pacific Ocean.
Is there an area near the hotel/accommodation ideal for practising yoga? Yes. Various locations include the vast greens at Old Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Rose Garden, Inspiration Point, green spaces at Stearns Wharf, and more.
Show more...

5-Star Hotel

Hotel with Outdoor Pool

Hotel with Heated Pool

Room Types
Premier King Room At 600 square feet, this premier bungalow offers heated stone floors, dual sinks, marble counters and a rain forest shower head in the en suite bathroom. Free WiFi, a flat-screen LCD HDTV, an iPod docking station and other modern amenities are provided. The maximum occupancy is 2 people. Please note: Bedding options for this room type is 1 king or 2 double beds. Bed type is by request only and is not a guarantee.

Superior King Room At 350 square feet, this superior bungalow offers heated stone floors, dual sinks, marble counters and a rain forest shower head in the en suite bathroom. Free WiFi, a flat-screen LCD HDTV, an iPod docking station and other modern amenities are provided. The maximum occupancy is 2 people. Please note: Roll-away beds are not available in this room.

Deluxe King Room At 450 square feet, this deluxe suite offers heated stone floors, dual sinks, marble counters and a rain forest shower head in the en suite bathroom. Free WiFi, a flat-screen LCD HDTV, an iPod docking station and other modern amenities are provided. The maximum occupancy is 2 people. Please note: Bedding options for this room type is 1 king or 2 double beds. Bed type is by request only and is not a guarantee.

King Room with Terrace The spacious double room features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom boasting a bath and a shower. The unit has 1 bed.

Premier King Room with Terrace The fireplace is the standout feature of this triple room. The spacious triple room features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom boasting a bath and a shower. This triple room has a seating area, a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a balcony. The unit has 1 bed.

Garden Bungalow This suite features a fireplace. This spacious suite comprises 1 bedroom, a seating area and 1 bathroom with a bath and a shower. Featuring a balcony, this suite also provides air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit offers 1 bed.

King Suite with Terrace This suite consists of 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. Featuring a balcony, this suite also provides air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit offers 1 bed.

Premier King Suite with Terrace This suite's special feature is the fireplace. This spacious suite comprises 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. This suite features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a balcony. The unit offers 1 bed.

Deluxe Double Room The spacious double room offers air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom boasting a bath and a shower. The unit has 2 beds.

One-Bedroom Suite This spacious suite consists of 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. The suite provides air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, a seating area, a wardrobe, as well as a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit offers 1 bed.

Superior Suite Guests will have a special experience as the suite provides a fireplace. This spacious suite consists of 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. Guests can make meals in the kitchen that is equipped with a stovetop, kitchenware, a microwave and a toaster. This suite features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a balcony. The unit offers 1 bed.

Superior Suite The fireplace is a top feature of this suite. This spacious suite comes with 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. The well-equipped kitchenette features kitchenware, a microwave and a toaster. This suite has air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a balcony. The unit has 1 bed.

Superior Suite The fireplace is the standout feature of this suite. This spacious suite features 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. In the fully equipped kitchenette, guests will find a stovetop, kitchenware, a microwave and a toaster. Boasting a balcony, this suite also features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit has 1 bed.

Superior Suite This suite features a fireplace. This spacious suite features 1 bedroom, a seating area and 1 bathroom with a bath and a shower. Boasting a balcony, this suite also features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit has 1 bed.

Two-Bedroom Suite This suite features a fireplace. This spacious suite features 1 living room, 2 separate bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a bath and free toiletries. Boasting a balcony, this suite also features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit has 2 beds.

Guest Reviews
Location
Nestled in the charming city of Santa Barbara lies a hotel that is close to paradise. El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara boasts one of the most enviable locations in the area, which is repeatedly praised by its guests. From its central location, guests can easily access the beautiful walks off the property and explore the stunning views that surround the hotel. The shuttle to downtown is commendable, as it is both convenient and awesome, according to guests' reviews. The hotel's gorgeous location with a lovely view gives an unforgettable experience. It's no secret that the location of El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara is worth all the accolades it receives.

Staff
El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel in Santa Barbara has a reputation for its incredible, respectful, hospitable and accommodating staff. The staff members are known for going above and beyond to ensure that guests feel welcomed and taken care of throughout their stay. From tending to guests' needs to providing excellent service, the friendliness of ALL the staff is praised beyond measure. Though there have been some isolated incidents where not all staff members were friendly and the hotel was unable to handle all tables, the majority of guests have spoken highly of the wonderful and lovely staff. Overall, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara is a great choice for those in search of exceptional service and warm hospitality from a helpful and friendly staff.


Yes, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Heated Pool, Outdoor Pool. For more information, read the answers to the Pool questionnaire

Yes, a spa is available at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara.

Yes, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara welcomes dogs. For more information, read the answers to the Dog Friendly questionnaire

Yes, parking facilities are available at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara.

Yes, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara has a gym.

Location Show Map
More Options
  • Hotel in Santa Barbara

  • 9.3 Excellent

  • From $439

  • Hotel in Santa Barbara

  • 7.9 Good

  • From $656

  • Hotel in Santa Barbara

  • 8.3 Very Good

  • From $722

  • Resort in Santa Barbara

  • From $2,022



5,278,899

Hotels

60

Categories

49,805

Regions

209,065

Cities


×
×
Checkin
× Home About Press Categories Blog Hotel Awards Travelmyth GPT Contact Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Cookies Policy FAQ