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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

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8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2474 See on map
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our visit to bacara got off to a bit of a rough start - we’d planned to spend three nights at the resort (my husband, myself and our 4 year old son) and had friends join us for the first night. Our room was nice,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MargaretLil
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was the best resort I've ever stayed at. It was massive and very much what I would think of when I imagine luxury and California. The restaurant The Bistro that we dined at was exceptional too. The room was amazing with a big tub,...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed for 3 nights at villa 9. Forgot an airpod that was charging on the desk. Called back and was told nothing was found in the room. This is actually the first time that we forgot stuff in a hotel and did not get...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Jing L
Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara and giving us your observations. We appreciate your positive comments about our location and grounds. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority and we sincerely apologize for the issues you have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the New Years Eve Party "Old Hollywood" cost us $300.00 (they included some ridiculous surcharge) (We stayed 3 days). per person included dinner (a magic show) and dj at 10:00. The food was mediocre with minimum choices 4 entrees (I mean really?...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank OrchardPark5
Response from KarlB1393, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

thank you for taking the time to share your observations regarding your recent stay. Please allow me to apologize for the disappointment you felt with our “Glitter Gala” as well as the delay in service. We pride ourselves on delivering the finest personal service and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Background I am a Marriott Platinum. Stayed here on two separate occasion in the the past 30 days between Dec '18 & Jan '19. and booked 5 rooms to date. Stayed at building 6 and building 8. - 3 garden/resort view rooms with 2 queen...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from AshleyW3512, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for being our guest and for taking the time to provide us feedback regarding your recent stay. We strive to provide our guests exceptional personalized service, facilities, amenities and a memorable stay. Therefore your comments are extremely important to us so...More

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Description
Along the bluffs and beaches of the Santa Barbara coast lies The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, a resort of stunning natural beauty and relaxed luxury. With 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two More miles of natural beach, we offer an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky. Our resort in Santa Barbara, California features innovative and artful design that is in keeping with the intimacy and aesthetics of a Mediterranean village. Unwind at an award-winning 42,000-square-foot spa and fitness center or relax beside one of three zero-edge swimming pools and 26 private cabanas. The resort's 358 newly-renovated guestrooms and signature suites artfully infuse luxurious interiors with modern technologies for a true sense of comfort. Additional resort amenities include a new oceanfront restaurant, Angel Oak, four Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a Foley wine tasting room, and the adjacent Sandpiper Golf Club. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Business
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Business
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
358
Price range
US$359 - US$849 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bacara Resort & Spa
Also Known As
Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
,
Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca
,
Bacara Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
Location
United States > California > Goleta
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
358
Price range
US$359 - US$849 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bacara Resort & Spa
Also Known As
Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
,
Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca
,
Bacara Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
Location
United States > California > Goleta
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Room & Suite (494)
Pool & Beach (260)
Dining (137)
Amenities (133)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Oprah47
2 January 2019|
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Response from Donald S | Reviewed this property |
We were so blissed out by the room, balcony and view that we didn't notice. So the answer is probably no to noise from above. Only reservation we had was the quality of the spa.
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19 December 2018|
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Response from Sun4FunGuy | Reviewed this property |
I was in a walkout on the first floor near the walking path and could hear others outside but not from above me.
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VacationLoverFoo
18 December 2018|
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Response from RefinedUnicorn272727 | Reviewed this property |
I think so yes
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"Ocean view rooms along the trail are the only ones worth the trouble, if you don't mind the outrageous..."
travel_with_style_jj
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"Stay away from Bldg 15 near trash dump and road. Ocean view is an additional $600.00 on top of your room."
OrchardPark5
2 weeks ago
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"Ocean view"
Joshua927
2 weeks ago
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"If you have a sensitive nose, choose a room furthest away from the ocean."
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