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Classic Californian Style meets Spanish Revival Chic

Experience timeless Californian luxury. Rooms invite coastal-style serenity with a blend of light, airy textures and locally carved furnishings that echo the tranquility outside. Underfloor heating and wood burning stoves warm up the cooler seasons. Marble baths invite truly decadent bathing. Come spring, throw open your ocean-facing patio doors and drink in the breeze from the privacy of your terrace.

Rooms, Bungalows & Suites

Find the perfect sanctuary at one of the top luxury hotels Santa Barbara has to offer


King/Queen-size bed or two double beds Marble bathroom with heated stone floors 320–730ft2 (29–67m2)

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Suites & Bungalows

King-sized beds Separate living area Size: 540–800ft2 (50–74 m2)

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Speciality Suites

King-sized bed Private terrace and fireplace Size: 830–1,100 ft2 (77–102m2)

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Signature Suites

Garden, city or ocean views Private terrace and fireplace Dedicated host service

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Spanish-colonial meets Californian craft

Spanish-colonial meets Californian craft

El Encanto celebrates Santa Barbara’s early architecture. Fusing California Craftsman and Spanish Colonial, this iconic retreat reflects 1920s style coupled with splashes of modern artistry. Work from local artist Charles Arnoldi adds extra drama to your stay.

Alongside the pool, hotel first floor terrace tables are surrounded by trees and gardens with distant ocean views

Ultimate Takeover

Picture the indulgence of El Encanto all to yourself. From the charming bungalows brimming with breezy West Coast glamor to our enchanting gardens with glittering Pacific views. Takeover our 90-room estate for weddings, parties, meetings or incentives and our team will help you to customize every aspect of your stay. With exclusive use, you can turn your Santa Barbara getaway into an unforgettable escape.

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