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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%
    Travelers talk about
    “santa barbara” (435 reviews)
    “beautiful resort” (121 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Pets Allowed
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed October 20, 2014

    We had heard great things about Bacara for years, and were looking forward to a great anniversary weekend at this luxury resort. Having stayed at other 5 star resorts, we were disappointed in the state of Bacara's rooms and grounds. It was nice, but not...More

    Thank Amy L
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded October 21, 2014

    Dear Amy L - First and foremost, happy anniversary! We are simply honored to have been chosen for such a special occasion. It is a pleasure to hear you enjoyed your time at the pool and spa as well as Beachside Yoga. Ryan, Garrett and...More

    Reviewed October 18, 2014

    We came in early August for a conference my husband attended. This group generally chooses fabulous resorts, so we were expecting a lot more... It was also my Birthday the day that we checked in, and my husband tried to set up a really nice...More

    Thank tiffab2
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded October 20, 2014

    Dear tiffab2 - Thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback with us on Trip Advisor. It has given me the opportunity to not only apologize, but to also address your situation. We know how important it is to have a seamless...More

    Reviewed October 16, 2014

    I had a nice stay here. But for the rate paid and fees tacked on, I would expect nothing less. The resort in built into the hills/coast of Goleta, roughly 15-20 minutes from SBA airport. Out by itself, the resort is very quiet and private...More

    Thank Michael_K_SNJ
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded October 17, 2014

    Dear Michael_K_SNJ - First off, thank you for not only taking the time to share your feedback with us on Trip Advisor but for also sharing such lovely photos from your stay! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed so many different aspects of...More

    Reviewed October 16, 2014

    I came for business and did not expect the hotel and grounds to be such a place apart from the busy outside world. The staff was very friendly and professional, the property truly felt like a resort. The location is fantastic, with eating spots, recreation...More

    1  Thank corpdoc
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded October 17, 2014

    Dear corpdoc - Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us on Trip Advisor. We know that while traveling on business it is crucial to have a seamless stay and we are elated to hear we achieved just that for you....More

    Reviewed October 15, 2014

     Barcara resort and spa   This is a beautiful hacienda feel hotel. Our room was ocean view floor 3 , exactly as we like as the ocean breeze was gentle to sleep by. The beds comfy with nice linens, average pillows . The patio was...More

    Thank cheryl b
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded October 16, 2014

    Dear Cheryl B. - It's always so nice to see TripAdvisor Top Reviewers posting reviews of our property, so thank you for that. I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I appreciate the feedback on the room service dishes. It's something...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
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • $520 - $867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Business Hotel in Goleta
    • #1 Romantic 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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    Traveler (929)
    Room & Suite (397)
    Pool & Beach (220)
    Dining (131)
    Hotel & Grounds (723)
    Bathroom (29)
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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
    "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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