BELMOND EL ENCANTO

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
5.0 Star Resort Hotel in Santa Barbara County
34.43864-119.70329
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4.5/5

Based on 979 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 19.7%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 92 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Group score of 8.3/10
  • 5 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Leisure Tours and Activities: Just minutes from the seclusion of the hotel is downtown Santa Barbara with all its wonderful diversions. Santa Barbara offers it all, from the charm and culture of the city to leisure sports and outdoor adventure: history and missions; shops, galleries and museums; gardens and the zoo; gourmet dining and the Santa Barbara wine country; mountains and beaches; hiking and horseback riding; surfing, sailing, fishing and scuba diving; golf and racquet sports; hot air ballooning and gliding. Santa Barbara Wine Country: Explore Santa Barbara's wine culture through the downtown Urban Wine Trail or visit wineries throughout the county, from Santa Ynez Valley to Santa Maria. Off Site Golf: There are three 18-Hole public golf courses in Santa Barbara County located less than 15 miles from the hotel – Rancho San Marcos, Sandpiper and Glen Annie Golf Club.

Customer Reviews of Belmond El Encanto

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Property Description

Belmond El Encanto reopened in March 2013 after a seven year, $134 million dollar renovation. This iconic early 20th-century luxury hotel tucked away in Santa Barbara's American Riviera neighborhood, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that made it a favorite spot for the local community, and a perfect destination for leisurely getaways as well as intimate groups and gatherings. Nestled on seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens, Belmond El Encanto enjoys sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean from its commanding hilltop perch.Belmond El Encanto is Santa Barbara's only Forbes Five Star resort and is an ideal and authentic setting for meetings, retreats and events. Free from distraction, guests are given the ideal environment to gather together, enjoy the pristine setting and achieve productive results. All facets of Belmond El Encanto are designed to fulfill your unique needs- our seven-acres of secluded grounds and gardens, our 92 bungalows, a window lined ballroom with private terrace, three meeting rooms with sweeping ocean views and countless outdoor event venues.Quintessential California styled-bungalows dot the lush, terraced grounds. Original features have been lovingly brought back to life, including the gloriously landscaped gardens with a historic trellised lined arbor and lily pond, while the additions of a sumptuous outdoor swimming pool and a beautifully appointed boutique spa bring new elements of excitement.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2013
Floors:2
Rooms:92
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:92
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:22
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
Zero edge outdoor swimming pool with ocean views
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 Hours
Nightly Parking:35
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:12.06%
Total Misc Fees:$2.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.00%
Occupancy Tax:12.00%
City Tax: 8.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee:35.00 Per Night
Parking Fee:35.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee:15.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet friendly


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • Terrace
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA): 9 miles / 15 minutes Airport Transfer Costs:Taxi - $35 - $40Private car - $95 - $100Limousine - $165SUV - $150Shuttle - $32

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Continental Breakfast - $23.00 per person ++American Breakfast - $30.00 per person ++

Previously known as:
El Encanto

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Belmond El Encanto

Rate fluctuations of Belmond El Encanto

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group/meeting quotes and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 37.9% in December 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $844 in the month of September 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Belmond El Encanto in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Belmond El Encanto

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Belmond El Encanto.

Feel free to use the Belmond El Encanto meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Santa Barbara event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Riviera Ballroom 69 x 43 x 12 2967247/24717312471857119/15329297--
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Riviera Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2967 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
69 x 43 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Fireside Room 28 x 17 x 9 53024/301522131513--/--5953--
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Fireside Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
530 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 17 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Channel Islands Room 28 x 14 x 9 40016/20--17101110--/--4440--
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Channel Islands Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Santa Ynez Room 24 x 15 x 9 380--/----------12--/--------
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Santa Ynez Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
380 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 15 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
The Wine Room 20 x 13 x 9 350--/----------14--/--------
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The Wine Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
350 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 13 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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