El Encanto Hotel

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
Capacity: 200 people

About El Encanto Hotel

One of the most iconic hotels in Santa Barbara, Belmond El Encanto sits high in the hills amid lush gardens with views across the town and ocean. A landmark since the 1920s, its original architectural features have been lovingly brought back to life, while modern additions include an expansive outdoor swimming pool and beautiful boutique spa. Steeped in charisma, Belmond El Encanto’s breezy hillside location and enduring iconicity make it one of the most desirable Santa Barbara event venues. Join us for lavish wedding parties or smaller, intimate occasions. Our lush Pacific-facing gardens, expansive terrace and expert party planners combine for the ultimate Californian celebration.

Event Pricing

Menu Options Starting At
$42 - $165 /person
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Channel Island Room and Terrace
Fireside Room and Patio
Riviera Ballroom
Santa Ynez Room
The Arbor and Lily Ponds
The Wine Room
Venue Types
  • ADA/ACA Accessible
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 200