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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“bacara resort”(171 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful location to relax and have fun with your family. Love the beach during sunset as the warm colors bathe the shore. The beach is Rocky so not ideal to walk by the shore. Love the accommodation and the service of the staff.

Thank Michael d
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This hotel has the minimum of what is to be expected for a 5 Star hotel. The rooms are cozy, especially with the fireplace. Although our room was without a view, our room seemed to be in a corner, providing privacy. The grounds are lovely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many other hotel guests that wrote reviews we had a very disappointing stay at Bacara. We stayed in November 2017 - shortly after the ownership change to Ritz Carlton. Our room was not serviced until after 5:00pm each day even after we requested service...More

2  Thank lkahrs
Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback regarding your November 2017 stay. Please, once again, accept our sincere apologies for the issues you have experienced. I am delighted that Jon Ramsdell was able to connect with you via telephone and email and we are thrilled that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I pIanned a trip for my wife's 35th birthday and I was initially a bit concerned about staying at this Ritz location based on some of the hit or miss reviews posted recently; however, I have nothing but very positive things to say about this...More

Thank MattimusPrime
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say enough came down here for 3 days of work brought the husband and the dog. The service was amazing and spot on. If there was a delay in the lunch we got a glass of wine comped. The hotel main bartender went...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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US$359 - US$1,314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
Details
Price range
US$359 - US$1,314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#2 Family Hotel in Goleta
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
"Avoid building 15 as it is by a busy road, walls are thin and there is a lot of golf cart traffic as well"
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"Make sure to get a top room: the (beautiful) floors are largely uncarpeted and thus very noisy from people..."
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"If yo7 pay for a full sea view, make sure you get it"
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"Something near the top of the mountain."
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