Belmond El Encanto

1900 Lasuen Road, Santa Barbara, California, 93101, United States | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara

Palm Springs to Santa Barbara (Via Santa Monica)

A travel blog entry by roddywyllie on Jul 20, 2014

115 photos

... Monica Boulevard. We were full of anticipation as today would be the day that we completed The Mother Road.

As it was a Sunday Santa Monica was very busy so we made the few hundred yards on foot after we parked up at the beach. The beach and pier more than fulfilled our anticipation. The place was buzzing with entertainers and everyone was just chilling out and soaking up the atmosphere. It reminded me very much of the promenade at Portobello Beach ...

USA Road Trip - A Day in Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach on May 21, 2014

28 photos

... left turn wasn't possible due to one way road systems sat nav was unable to comprehend. This meant we covered the centre thoroughly! We parked up by the beach to enjoy fish and fries for lunch on the pier. Not quite the same as English 'Chips'! However we were treated to 2 pieces of medium fish per portion which was an unexpected surprise explaining their trip advisor status! After our huge meal it was time to walk ...

E.1: Visiting S.B.? You must visit this museum!

A travel blog entry by nathblanchet on Mar 21, 2014

6 comments, 7 photos

... to two big events related to the museum, worked for the collections and research department. This is just a little overview of what my weeks look like. My boss also put a girl from San Diego that is starting to work at the museum and I on a trolley tour. It is a little bus that shows their passengers the city and tells them where are the popular touristic attractions. It was fun to see other things without having to walk. I have done a lot of walking so far (I do ...

Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by aitkenadventure on Jan 11, 2014

32 photos

... also a cable car/trolley that runs around the beach district and the Old Town centre shopping district. This is a bargain at only 50cents per passenger (Chloe was free) and saved our aching feet.

A wonderful relaxing day and well worth vising Santa Barbara with something for the whole family to enjoy.
Heading north on Highway 1 tomorrow, destination ...

Hearst Castle, Solvang, S Barbara, Sat, Oct 5/13

A travel blog entry by u2shadow on Oct 05, 2013

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... there is a 45 min movie included in the ticket price about WR Hearst and the castle. We just missed it by a few minutes, so had a while to kill before the next showing. Grabbed some lunch at the cafeteria (they actually raise cattle and sell the beef - in jerky and hot dog form! But I had a turkey club sandwich - Darrin had a hot dog...pricey!) There was also an interesting little museum there about the Hearst family, the newspaper and movie business, ...


This 5 star hotel, located on 1900 Lasuen Road, 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

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Belmond El Encanto Santa Barbara

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding