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Bacara Resort & Spa

AMOMAUS$488*
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#1 of 11 Hotels in Goleta
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$921*
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Glencoe
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Woke up this morning and the resort does not have any water. Cannot shower, flush toilet. Brushing teeth with bottled water. Our Board meeting should be very aromatic. Five star resort to no stars. Looking for alternative accommodations.

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
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 holiday or a romantic and relaxing week end.

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BacaraServiceTeam, General Manager at Bacara Resort & Spa, responded to this review

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 Bacara soon. Warmest Regards, Shashi Poudyal General Manager Bacara Resort & Spa

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived to celebrate my friends 43 bday. It's my second time at this resort since my husband works with a local winery, but it's my first time actually relaxing at the resort. When we arrived the staff went above and beyond to make my friend feel special on her 43rd. They delivered cake, wished her happy birthday and even...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights on a business trip with some industry colleagues. The facility is very nice, clean, and well-appointed with pools, ping pong, and spa. I also really enjoyed the walking path along the beach and looping back around to the hotel - very California and nice for a quick walk. The resort carried several parties over...

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Woburn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for a quick business trip. Given the opportunity and correct pricing I would definitely go back as the hotel itself feels luxurious and is stunning to look at. The resort has a nice, clean layout that feels village like and semi private. Pool areas are wide open and clear, however the beach is gross compared to what...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The facility is beautiful and well maintained, but the service culture at Bacara doesn't live up to the rest of the property. Exhibit A: At midnight, my toddler woke up with a 104 degree fever. Next stop: emergency room. We called the front desk to ask for a golf cart to pick us up (the property is spread out) and...

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BacaraServiceTeam, General Manager at Bacara Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Safar, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was disappointed to read about your experience. I have sent you a private message in hopes that we can discuss your stay further. We look forward to connecting with you. Kind regards, Shashi Poudyal General Manager

Falsterbo, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bacara is still a nice hotel but far from five stars. Service is ok and there are some nice rooms, but the pool area, the bistro and bar need renovation. Food was ok, but considering prices it was substandard. The property is beautiful, but it is very big and quite poorly managed. They do everything to keep up appearances,...

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Thank Johan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is always spectacular, the walks on the beach are fantastic and the ocean views are beautiful and amazing! To compliment the amazing natural amenities is a great staff, especially Merlyn Taggert and her team, all of whom make for a relaxing stay and outstanding client experience!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a couple of days here for a business meeting of mine and we loved the place. The staff were all first rate, the ocean views are beautiful, and the smell is....strangely relaxing. We also loved the colonial style architecture. Our room was lovely although the slatted blinds and doors for the bathroom are not sound...

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Hillsborough, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited this property, stayed at it several times and had special meals here over the years....this past time we stayed will most definitely be the last. Upon arriving at 4pm we were told that our room was unavailable. This is apparently their protocol, as each time we have stayed we have had our bags shuffled away and told our...

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Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Along the bluffs and beaches of the Gaviota coast lies a resort of stunning natural beauty and relaxed luxury. With 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two miles of natural beach, Bacara offers an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky. The resort's innovative and artful design 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bacara Resort & Spa

Address: 8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117
Region: United States > California > Goleta
Price Range: €443 - €1,284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bacara Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 358
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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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#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
#2 Family Hotel in Goleta
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“Request one with running water.”
567robertg, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Oceanfront are best, some rooms overlooking main walkways are less private”
gfp76, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you need natural light make sure you do not get a room built into the hill.”
Metonnauset, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in building 15 as it is right next to the street and garbage dump”
583isabellb, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“View rooms would be exceptional.”
DisneyFan30, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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