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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%
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    “santa barbara” (439 reviews)
    “beautiful resort” (123 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    1 - 5 of 2,311 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    I'm not sure why there are so many terrible reviews of this place. First, we did not find the walls paper thin like so many people are complaining about. I honestly don't even know if we had anyone next to us, it was that quiet,...More

    Thank TKMTom
    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed February 13, 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

    3  Thank Luca C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The walls are thicker at a Motel 6. Mistakenly overcharged us on two occasions. Credit to my wife for checking receipts. Waiter "...our stakes are served 'Modern Style', a la carte...." BS to me. Cheesy cash grab by the Ritz. Poor service at diner -...More

    1  Thank Cliff C
    Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

    I truly appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your constructive feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies for the incorrect charges as well as some delays in service that you have experienced. I have reviewed the situation with our Food and Beverage Director...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This past summer my husband and I went to Bacara for a lunch by the pool. It was excruciatingly awful! We were truly shocked and very disappointed to say the least. Now I find out it was recently purchased by the Ritz Carlton Group. I...More

    Thank LookingForTheNew
    Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your thoughts on your visit last summer. Since converting the Resort to Ritz-Carlton recently many improvements have been made. The Ritz-Carlton prides itself on serving excellent food and providing the finest service, so we look forward to seeing you later...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    As a Marriott Platinum member I go out of my way to stay at hotels within the chain. This experience was extremely disappointing to say the least. The check in took 45 minutes and at the end I ended up being told there were no...More

    1  Thank Ishul44
    Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent stay. Thank you also for your loyalty to our company. Please accept my sincere apologies for the check-in delay and issue with the connecting rooms that you have experienced. Please know that...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Center 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 Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $371 - $948 (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
    • 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 ,
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    • Bacara Santa Barbara ,
    • Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
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    LAArt
    October 4, 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
    September 19, 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
    September 9, 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
    "Single story bungalow had thin walls....not sure about other rooms."
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    "Ocean view always!!!"
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    "ask for a room near Spa if you choose to use spa or gym- this is very large property"
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    "If you're spending the money anyway, get a room with an ocean view."
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