Belmond El Encanto

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103, United States of America
4.5 out of 5 rating 1229 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

In the heart of Santa Barbara, Belmond El Encanto is within a 5-minute drive of Santa Barbara Natural History Museum and Mission Santa Barbara. This 5-star hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Santa Barbara Bowl and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Arlington Theater.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 92 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Satellite programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a steam room, and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can get around on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 5.00 mi.

Dining

Enjoy Californian cuisine at The Dining Room, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and express check-out. Planning an event in Santa Barbara? This hotel features 9200 square feet (855 square meters) of event facilities.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mission Santa Barbara - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Alice Keck Memorial Garden - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Alameda Park - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Santa Barbara Natural History Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Santa Barbara Bowl - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Arlington Theater - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Granada Theatre - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Santa Barbara Public Market - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
La Arcada - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 15.8 km / 9.8 mi
Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 46.4 km / 28.8 mi

The preferred airport for Belmond El Encanto is Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal).

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • 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.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • 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.

  • Parking height restrictions apply.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 44.80 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access

  • Spa access

  • Health club access

  • Fitness center access

  • Fitness/yoga classes

  • Sporting facilities or equipment

  • Shuttle service

  • Business center/computer access

  • Internet access

  • Newspaper

  • In-room safe

  • In-room coffee

  • In-room bottled water

  • Housekeeping

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.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25 and USD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 40.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Library
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Computer station
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Free area shuttle
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Poolside bar
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Hair salon
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Number of floors - 1
  • -Valet parking (surcharge)
  • -Steam room
  • -Garden
  • -Total number of rooms - 92
  • -Year Built - 1912
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • -Couples/private dining
  • -Private picnics
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 855
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 9200
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • -Elevator
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Express check-out
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)