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    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

    8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2474
    +1 855-831-4530
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good17%
    • Average10%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “santa barbara” (435 reviews)
    “beautiful resort” (121 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Pets Allowed
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 2,291 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I cannot express enough how accommodating the staff was at this beautiful property. Ghenette & Irene from the security division were amazing! Frankie at check in! Eli from Angel Oak, Tara F. Thank you all!

    Thank Chay W
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    The atmosphere and the high quality service at Bacara definitely make it the place to be., Luxurious villas, well furnished, with fireplace, a beautiful SPA opened 24/7, swimming pools and gym always accessible, are just some of the reasons to choose this place for a...More

    1  Thank Luca C
    Response from BacaraServiceTeam, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 14 February 2017

    Dear Luca, Thank you for staying at Bacara and sharing your review. It's a delight to know how much you enjoyed our luxurious villas, spa and resort amenities. We truly appreciate the excellent rating you have awarded us and hope to welcome you back to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have stayed at Bacara easily 12 times since it opened. It is a gorgeous property with stunning views, beautiful landscaping, greatly improved food and more. But there are problems. Big ones. 1. The rooms are poorly built meaning if you don't want to hear...More

    5  Thank FlyersFanInLA
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I know they had an ownership change recently so this review is before they begin remodeling the rooms. The room was clean and organized. I enjoyed the "rustic" motif of the room. It was almost "Mission" like. The view from The Bistro is excellent and...More

    Thank Lireyes820
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I didn't realize the Ritz Carlton bought it but prior to this, I've stayed at Bacara many times (go every couple of years) and I am now writing a review. The service has always been so classy. Of course it is a beautiful hotel in...More

    Thank Ellen M
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$514 - US$869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
    • #1 Business Hotel in Goleta
    • #2 Family Hotel in Goleta
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 358
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Goleta
    • Also Known As
    • Santa Barbara Bacara Resort ,
    • Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara ,
    • Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca ,
    • Bacara Santa Barbara ,
    • Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
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    Dining (131)
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    Bathroom (29)
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    Nearby
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    LAArt
    5 October 2017|
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    Response from thefreddys | Reviewed this property |
    I believe they became a Ritz Carlton the last day of September or first day of October.
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    Theresa E
    20 September 2017|
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    Response from kathykeilrogers | Reviewed this property |
    Yes...pool big enough to do laps and flips!
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    harold c
    10 September 2017|
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    Response from 32480Robert | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do and a complimentary bottle of wine and a safe
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    Room Tips
    "Hotel is spread out and VERY hilly to get from building to building."
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    "The many pictures taken of the hotel, have the view of my Villa, building 10 and its view is of the beach."
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    "Ocean view rooms are the best"
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    "Ask for a room on a higher floor unless you want a balcony where you can walk out onto the property"
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