El Encanto Hotel

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Located in the exclusive Rivera neighborhood of Santa Barbara, El Encanto Hotel offers charming cottages, bungalows, old brick pathways and sweeping lawns set within six acres of gardens, and features spectacular views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. Established in 1918, the hotel once provided gracious hospitality to old-world Hollywood starlets. Today, the property is owned by Orient Express Hotels, Trains and Cruises, which is committed to preserving classic, historical properties. Just one-half mile past the historic Santa Barbara Mission, El Encanto Hotel is five minutes from the downtown shops and restaurants on State Street. The 40-mile Santa Ynez Vineyards Trail begins five miles from the city.
El Encanto Hotel offers 84 guestrooms in one- and two-story California Craftsman and Spanish Colonial-style bungalows decorated in French Country. Guestroom amenities include minibars, Internet access, down pillows and comforters, terry bathrobes, Penhaligon's toiletries, evening turndown service, and complimentary daily newspapers. Some guestrooms also have hardwood floors and fireplaces.

The hotel's restaurant features a French-American menu that changes seasonally, along with an extensive wine list. The restaurant provides quiet, intimate dining in the alcove, while the upper terrace offers refreshing alfresco dining against the backdrop of glistening city lights and the Pacific Ocean. Popular with locals, the hotel's lobby lounge serves appetizers, martinis, and regional wines with a backdrop of live piano music and sweeping ocean views.

Hotel amenities include vine-draped walkways to the hotel's lily pond, wishing well and outdoor splash pool patio. Maps for self-guided nature walks and local wine country tour information are complimentary. The hotel offers four salons and outdoor garden spaces for meetings and events. Valet parking is complimentary.

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Driving Directions:
From Santa Barbara Airport:
Take Hwy 101 South and take Mission Street Exit.
Make a left turn, at the first stop sign turn right on Los Olivos.
As you pass the Old Mission Santa Barbara, veer right.
Go on Alameda Padre Serra for half a Mile and veer left to Lasuen.
You will then make a left on Alvarado.
The hotel is located on the right.

Small pets only Pet fee charged at hotel/condo Pet deposit required Check-in time is 3 PM Check-out time is Noon

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
  • High Speed Internet Coffee Maker
  • Dry Cleaning Service Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee in lobby Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s) Fireplace in lobby
  • Swimming pool - outdoor Business services
  • Babysitting or child care Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel Room service (limited hours)
  • Parking (valet) Concierge services
  • Number of rooms: 52 Event catering
  • Audio-visual equipment Patio
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) Parking (free)
  • Self parking Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby Picnic area
  • 24-hour front desk Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out Doorman/doorwoman
  • Internet access in public areas - high speed Meeting rooms (small groups)
  • Wedding services Use of nearby fitness center (discount)

-Santa Barbara Mission 0.5 Mile / 1 Kilometer | -Ganna Walska Lotus Land 8 Miles / 13 Kilometers | -Museum of Art 3 Miles / 5 Kilometers |

Santa Barbara Hotels - El Encanto Hotel
Located in the exclusive Rivera nei...
1900 Lasuen Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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