Belmond El Encanto

Address: 800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, California, 93103, United States | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located on 800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, is near State Street, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Natural History Museum, and Rancho La Rinconada.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBelmond El Encanto Santa Barbara

    Reviewed by beckerli

    Early birthday tea with Courtney

    Reviewed Aug 11, 2014
    by (1 review) Bad Ragaz , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    Great tea with Courtney, Jenny, Colleen and me

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Belmond El Encanto Santa Barbara

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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    Afternoon Tea

    A travel blog entry by beckerli on Aug 12, 2014

    5 photos

    The kids and I played "supermarket" with products from Switzerland and fake Swiss money. We also made a Cherry Amaretti cake and prepared a cheese tart for dinner. Courtney, Colleen, Jenny and I went to El Elcanto for tea. It is a beautiful place with a gorgeous view over the ocean. We had a pre-birthday ladies afternoon with Courtney. We had tea …

    Jucy Lucy

    A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen on May 08, 2015

    15 photos

    ... first hissy fit, which to be fair we knew would happen. It looked like I would be keeping an eye on the signs and telling him what lane to get in for the time being whilst he kept his eyes firmly on the road and staying in the lane (Colm liked to drift to the right nerve rackingly!) Colm thought it would be interesting to see when the shoe was in the other foot so to speak! We've already agreed that we don't mean any of our road rage to each other but we were like an ...

    Diablo's Platter

    A travel blog entry by rebspa on Sep 29, 2014

    11 photos

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    San Francisco to Santa Barbara on the Amtrak train

    A travel blog entry by okeeffe on Aug 23, 2014

    7 photos

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    West Coast adventure

    A travel blog entry by kirstyandtom on Jul 03, 2014

    12 photos

    ... beach. It was a lovely way to start the day. Me and Tom loved it so much we definitely want to do it again at home - not so sure about Rob. But he did enjoy it whilst he was doing it especially the views. After, our lesson we spent the rest of the day in discomfort as our bums were aching a lot.
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