Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, 93103, US

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Belmond El Encanto

About the Hotel

Property Location
Centrally located in Santa Barbara, Belmond El Encanto is minutes from Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Bowl. This 5-star hotel is convenient to Santa Barbara Natural History Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 92 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Satellite programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
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 an outdoor pool, a steam room, and a fitness center. 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 5.00 mi.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a computer station. Planning an event in Santa Barbara? This hotel has facilities measuring 9200 square feet (855 square meters), including meeting rooms.

Hotel Facilities

  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Full-service spa
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9200
  • Concierge services
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 855
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Hair salon
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Number of buildings/towers - 32
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Shopping on site
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-out
  • Steam room
  • Total number of rooms - 92
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Poolside bar
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Luggage storage
  • Fitness facilities
  • Year Built 1912
  • Free area shuttle
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Spa services on site
  • Tours/ticket assistance
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Room Facilities

  • Free toiletries
  • Phone
  • Satellite TV service
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • iPod docking station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Pay movies
  • LCD TV
  • In-room massage available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrobes
  • Air conditioning
  • Pillow menu
  • HDTV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium bedding
  • DVD player
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Turndown service
  • Climate control
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free newspaper
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Private bathroom
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Hotel Policy

Know Before You Go

  • 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.
  • Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • 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.


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 35.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 35.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per night

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

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

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

  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel 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/cleaning fees/gratuities

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.

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