Book your room at Belmond El Encanto

Room type

Superior Bungalow

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Bungalow

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Premier Bungalow

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Bungalow (Suite)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

5-star luxury hotel in Santa Barbara near Mission Santa Barbara

With a stay at Belmond El Encanto, you'll be centrally located in Santa Barbara, convenient to Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Santa Barbara Bowl and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

Make yourself at home in one of the 92 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LCD televisions. Satellite programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club, an outdoor pool, and a steam room. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 3 mi.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. While enjoying a refreshing dip in the hotel pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and express check-out. Planning an event in Santa Barbara? This hotel has facilities measuring 12460 square feet (1121 square meters), including meeting rooms.

Belmond El Encanto

At your hotel

In addition to a full-service spa, Belmond El Encanto features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 12460 square feet (1121 square meters). 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. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Belmond El Encanto has designated areas for smoking.

  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1121
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12460
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Garden
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Spa services on site
  • Elevator/lift
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 92
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Year Built 1912
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Health club
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Shopping on site
  • Steam room
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Ceiling fan
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Slippers
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • 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
  • 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 is 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 is offered.

The Bar - This bar specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is 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.

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
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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.

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

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

The fine print for Belmond El Encanto

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

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

Your pets

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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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 39.22 per accommodation, per night
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.

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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