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    Belmond El Encanto

    800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2176
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Beautiful hotel, great location, excellent service, great restaurant. A great place for families, rooms are luxurious, a definite repeat when I return to the area. The wine selection was awesome and the by the glass menu extensive.

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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Spent three nights here in mid March. The service is beyond outstanding and the bungalows are spacious with gas log fire places and private decks. The landscaping is quite beautiful and the restaurant has a nice selection of soups, salads and seafood. Although the bungalows...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I could sum this review up one word, Perfect. From the Damien Hirst on the wall upon arrival, to the personally embroidered shams in your bedroom, everything was perfect. And I don't mean the nicest, or most expensive, or gaudiest, I just mean perfect for...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Decompressing is the precise reason that we arrived at this sun-drenched jewel of California. A rapid flight away from La La Land to my love for sunshine, tacos, boho anything, mountains, vineyards, rugged beaches and last-but-not-least, Old Hollywood glamour. Here we lounge among the tall...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really wanted to like this restaurant more. The view is what you go for! The service was completely inattentive...asked for bread several times (none brought), asked them to light a heater 3 times and was told none were working, but then they lit one...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    Nearby
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Alameda Park
    28 reviews
    1.17 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    GlindaGoodWitch33
    My husband and I and our daughters are considering your beautiful hotel for a stay in April 2017. I was wondering if you have any senior rates or promotions as we will need two rooms. Thank you.
    7 September 2016|
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    Response from ElEncantoSB | Property representative |
    Good Day GlindaGoodwitch33, Please contact me personally in our Executive Office at 805 770 3701 and we can discuss your needs as we always have different deals and value added opportunities for our guest to take advantage... More
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    tdamico1
    After reviewing the comments from past guests I am quite concerned as to the accommodations and service that my daughter, her new husband and all of their quests will receive at their upcoming nuptials all to be held at the El Encanto. I have been in the service industry for the past 40 years and I do understand that circumstances do arise that will alter pre-conceived expectations. However there does appear to be a pattern. All of our arrangements are in place so I will only pray for the best and trust in the management of El Encanto. Given that, the power of social media is quite the equalizer.
    29 August 2015|
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    Response from ElEncantoSB | Property representative |
    Good afternoon tdamico1, Rest assured we have had numerous events/wedding at Belmond El Encanto that have been flawless with execution and trust yours will be as well. Please contact me directly at 805.845.5800 so that we... More
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    LisanneMB
    Just recently returned from a most fantastic trip to Italy and stayed at 2 other Belmond properties in Florence and the Amalfi Coast. Both were top notch spectacular!! We were so impressed with the Belmond style of hospitality that we are seeking out other similar hotels in No. America. We are considering a trip to El Encanto in February, 2016. Can anyone offer input on how the Santa Barbara property compares to the Italy properties? Also, is the weather typically warm enough in SB to swim in the pool or ocean in February? Thank you.
    6 August 2015|
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    Response from ElEncantoSB | Property representative |
    Dear LisanneMB, Delighted you enjoyed our properties in Italy, there is nothing like luxuriating poolside at Hotel Caruso unless you are at Belmond El Encanto. Our pool is a zero-edge pool that is saline based and free of... More
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    Room Tips
    "Anything really"
    PickyPerson82, 15 days agoRead review
    "Deluxe Premier Bungalow is very spacious."
    Ken M, 1 month agoRead review
    "All the rooms offered great privacy and are well spaced."
    rjmackie, 1 month agoRead review
    "One thing to keep in mind is proximity to the main building, it can be a hike to get to the back part of the..."
    texlex2013, 1 month agoRead review
    "2303 is spectacular."
    kcharlotte, 1 month agoRead review
    "Go for rooms in the original part of the hotel. And get a patio no matter the room."
    rsteinink, 2 months agoRead review
    "Make sure to communicate exactly what you want when you book the room. Patios are not always private"
    MarcyWalsh, 2 months agoRead review
    "does not matter what style room you choose, you will not be disappointed."
    JenCasselli, 2 months agoRead review
    "All rooms are great"
    jckdaniels03, 2 months agoRead review
    "I know that the ocean view would be most desired, but I had a room near the lilly pond and it was very sweet..."
    maggiemarie2016, 3 months agoRead review
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