Garden
Pets allowed
Swimming Pool
Free WiFi
Balcony
Bath
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

Offering sweeping Pacific Ocean views, this boutique hotel is 5 minutes’ drive away from Central Santa Barbara. It boasts an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness centre and an on-site bar and restaurant. All spacious rooms include free Wi-Fi.

A flat-screen cable satellite TV is featured in all guest rooms at El Encanto. Rooms include a minibar, a fireplace and a seating area. All rooms offer garden views.

A 24-hour reception is provided to guests of El Encanto. A business centre with fax and photocopying services is available. Guests can unwind at El Encanto's on-site fitness centre as well.

With 2 miles of this hotel guests will find attractions such as Santa Barbara Mission and Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course is 10 minutes’ drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 26 Nov 2012.
Hotel chain/brand: Belmond Hotels

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you have Socially distanced outdoors dining? Could you explain.
    Yes, we do! Our restaurant is following the CDC guidelines and are only offering outdoor terrace seating. We have socially distanced our tables from e..
    Answered on 21 September 2020
  • Is this a room that has a separate bedroom and a fold out sleeper sofa in the living space?
    Yes that would be the terrace premier suite
    Answered on 10 February 2021
  • Can the beds be made up as twin beds?
    We have accommodations with 2 double beds
    Answered on 6 October 2022
  • Do you accept children under 11?
    We welcome families with children of all ages!
    Answered on 6 October 2022
  • Is the swimming pool open
    Yes, our pool is open!
    Answered on 6 October 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    The Dining Room

    Cuisine: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Facilities of El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Aerobics
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs USD 40.0 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Salt-water pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Fence around pool
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

00:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

00:00 - 00:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
US$40 per child, per night
Cot upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$40 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

Please note: For Premier Bungalow and Deluxe Bungalow Room Types the bed type is by request only and is not a guarantee.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

  • El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara has 1 restaurant:

    • The Dining Room

  • Room options at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Suite

  • El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Evening entertainment
    • Aerobics
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Personal trainer
    • Beauty Services
    • Live music/performance
    • Swimming Pool
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Bike tours
    • Waxing services
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Make up services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara is 1.1 miles from the centre of Santa Barbara.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara is from 00:00, and check-out is until 00:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min
    • Car 25min

  • The prices at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • À la carte