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Gold List 2010

Four Seasons The Biltmore, Santa Barbara, California 

1260 Channel Drive

Santa Barbara, California
United States

Tel: 888 424 5866 (toll-free)

Tel: 805 969 2261

Fax: 805 565 8323

Surrounded by "lush vegetation," this resort built in Spanish Mission style consists of "rambling low buildings" with red-tile roofs and archways. All rooms have iron details and "beautiful tile work" in the spacious bathrooms, which also have radiant floor heating and steam showers. Get a lavender cornmeal exfoliation at the spa. Art Deco interiors and Mediterranean dishes at Tydes come with "gracious service and smiles" as well as "unbeatable panoramic coastline views."

(207 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Beach, Golf, Pool, Spa, Tennis, Water sports

Overall Score: 89.5

  • Rooms: 90.8
  • Service: 92.3
  • Food: 86.8
  • Location: 89.9
  • Design: 91
  • Activities: 82.9
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.



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