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El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara
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Belmond
Santa Barbara, California US

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

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Hillside garden sanctuary.

Spread over seven acres of secluded gardens, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara has welcomed guests since 1918. Located in the hills above Santa Barbara, the hotel blends Spanish colonial and California craftsman styles.

Insider Tip

Enjoy a sunset dinner on The Terrace with spectacular views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Coast.

Where You’re Staying

Bright suites and bungalows evoke Californian glamour with locally carved furnishings and marble bathrooms with heated stone floors. Suites feature writing desks and fireplaces. Spacious Spanish colonial-style bungalows include fireplaces, underfloor heating in bathrooms, and furnished patios or balconies.

Where to Dine

The Dining Room and Terrace serves coastal-inspired fare created with seasonal ingredients. The Lounge offers light dining options and a classic afternoon tea service. Discover a glass of vintage in The Wine Room, or sip a cocktail at The Bar.

Where to Relax

The Spa at El Encanto features panoramas of Santa Barbara and the surrounding gardens. Enjoy the relaxation lounge, eucalyptus steam room, and fitness studio. The spa’s signature scrub includes Himalayan salt infused with citrus, basil, and mint essential oils.

What To Do

Visit tasting rooms on Santa Barbara’s Urban Wine Trail. Charter a sailboat to explore the Channel Islands National Park. Shop in downtown Santa Barbara.

Features
Historic
Pet-Friendly
Romantic
Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Fitness Center On-Site
Pool On-Site
Private Stays
Location

800 Alvarado Place. Santa Barbara, California 93103 United States

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

FINE HOTELS + RESORTS
At this property, Platinum Card® Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Experience Credit: US$ 100 Property credit to be used during your stay
  • 4pm check-out guaranteed
  • 12pm check-in, when available
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Check Availability
Call Platinum Travel Service at 1 800 392 1177 to book this property and receive your Fine Hotels + Resorts benefits.
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