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El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

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Address
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93103
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Overview

Situated near bars and restaurants approximately 25 minutes by foot from Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum, 5-star El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara comprises 92 rooms in 25 minutes' walk from the enchanting Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. The Dining Room restaurant and the pool bar are available onsite of the welcoming hotel boasting a central location in Santa Barbara.

Location

The hotel is located near the Pacific Ocean.

Lasuen & Alvarado bus station is located 5 minutes away from the property on foot. Santa Barbara airport is situated nearly a 31-minute drive away.

Rooms

The allergy friendly rooms are complete with a fireplace, and modern facilities like complimentary WiFi. Guests can use a bath and a shower together with a hairdryer and bathrobes. Some of the units look out over the ocean.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the bar. Guests can also take advantage of onsite dining at the American-style restaurant serving American meals.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs US$23 per person per day. 

Leisure & Business

Bicycles for rent are available at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara and hiking, horse riding and cycling can be organized. A health club with yoga classes and a fitness club are available at the pet-friendly accommodation. Business travelers are welcome to use a 24/7 business center offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 40 per day.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese.

Number of rooms:   92.

Former name: El Encanto by Orient-Express

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Facilities
Most popular facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 40 per day

Baggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Saltwater pool

Heated swimming pool

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Shuttle
  • Fitness/ Gym
  • Swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Aqua fitness
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Stores/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Saltwater pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Beach towels
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • River view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • HBO available
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Rooms and availability

King Room Terrace
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Room size:

    4415 sq. feet

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Bathtub
  • Balcony
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King Suite Terrace
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Room size:

    5760 sq. feet

  • Max:
    3 persons
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Bathtub
  • Balcony
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Deluxe Double Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Double beds
  • Room size:

    5600 sq. feet

  • Max:
    4 persons
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
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Location
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93103
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Riviera Theatre
1000 ft
Mall
San Marcos Building Courtyard
1300 ft
800 Alvarado Pl El Encanto
The Dining Room and Terrace
100 ft
Getting around
Airports
Santa Barbara (SBA) 11.9 mi
Santa Ynez (qqq) 28.8 mi
Train
Santa Barbara Amtrak 1.9 mi
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You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
Reviews
8.4
Great10 reviews
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Perfect place, you know. A stunning view from the room. Location was beautiful, 12 miles to Santa Barbara airport, perfectly reachable.

    LouisUnited States of America, 
  • 7.2
    Very good

    We had a beautiful pool view. Management had a real "can do" approach. Moreover, we parked on-site. Vacation base for celebrating birthday, felt like home.

    JosephUnited States of America, 
  • 8.0
    Great

    All was wonderful, including location and views. Appreciated their on-site restaurant The Dining Room, it was good.

    ChrisUnited States of America, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    A very high professionalism of the staff, except in the restaurant where the waiters were a little lost, which is rather rare for a hotel in this category.

    United States of America, 
FAQ
What is the closest airport to El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara is located 13 miles away from Santa Barbara airport.
Should we expect an airport shuttle to bring us to El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
Yes, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara can arrange bus shuttle.
Are there any business facilities featured at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
Yes, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara offers a photocopy machine and a fax machine.
How far is El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara located from the city center?
The city center is 1.1 miles away from El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara.
Does El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara feature any cleaning services?
Yes, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara offers room service.
What dining options does El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara provide?
Guests of El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara can choose to dine at a la carte restaurant Dining Room.
What points of interest are close to El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum is worth visiting, plus it is set approximately 25 minutes' stroll away from El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara.
What leisure facilities can I make use of at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
You can benefit from a library, tennis courts and a fireplace provided at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara.
Can we park our car at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
Yes, guests of El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara can leave their car in an private parking on site.
What are the booking prices at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
The prices at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara start from $991.
Does El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara arrange any sport activities on site?
At El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara guests can try such activities as hiking, horse riding and cycling.
Can I find any public transport next to El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara?
Yes, there is Lasuen & Alvarado bus stop within 250 feet away from El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara.
Address
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93103
View map
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Santa Barbara (SBA) 11.9 mi
Santa Ynez (qqq) 28.8 mi
Train
Santa Barbara Amtrak 1.9 mi
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Need a shuttle?
You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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