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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” (435 reviews)
    “beautiful resort” (122 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Pets Allowed
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 14 March 2015

    I attended an event held at this resort, so chose to stay there for convenience. While I supposedly received a "special" rate, the total charge per room night was in the range of $380 - $400 with parking and various add-ons. To me, this was...More

    1  Thank SeekingVines
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 16 March 2015

    Dear SeekingVines - What a wonderful and informative review of your recent stay with us! It was so great having you at the resort and I want to thank you for such great feedback for the Trip Advisor audience. I am so happy to read...More

    Reviewed 14 March 2015

    From the moment we arrived Merlyn Taggert the Bacara Director of VIP Services set the tone for a magical weekend! As it happens as we were checking in the hotel was hosting a wine and cheese pairing; a wonderful way to be greeted and join...More

    1  Thank yvemc226
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 16 March 2015

    Dear yvemc226 - Nothing is better than getting to read such a positive 5 star review on Trip Advisor! I am simply delighted to hear of your time with us and I will be certain to personally pass along your complements to Merlyn as well...More

    Reviewed 14 March 2015

    This hotel and resort is very beautiful and comfortable! The rooms are big and very romantic, and nice. We travelled in february and at that time the bathroom is very cold because there is no heating there. The pool area is impressive and even in...More

    Thank fourbeck13
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 16 March 2015

    Dear fourbeck13 - Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with us on Trip Advisor. It’s wonderful to read you enjoyed your room, the grounds, and the pool! Bacara is located on the coast of Santa Barbara which does indeed experience natural seepage...More

    Reviewed 13 March 2015

    Rarely do you get those trips where everything is perfect, but this trip was! Our room was excellent in all ways with a great view. Bell service, front desk, housekeeping, food service, etc. - you name it and it was professional and friendly. We never...More

    1  Thank sep1225
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 15 March 2015

    Dear sep1225 - Your 5 star review regarding your recent stay with us is so wonderful to read! I want to thank you so much for taking the time to share with the Trip Advisor audience. I am so happy to read you enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 10 March 2015

    What a horrible disappointment. We actually just checked in about an hour ago. We had rented a nice house in Santa Barbara for the week and wanted to journey out to the Bacara one night to catch a nice dinner at the Ocean House and...More

    1  Thank mattheweilers
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 11 March 2015

    Dear mattheweilers - First and foremost, I want to take this opportunity to sincerely apologize for the experiences you encountered. I am so sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your stay with us, and would sincerely love the opportunity to improve...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$452 - US$853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
    • Number of rooms
    • 358
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    • Location
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    • Goleta
    • Also Known As
    • Santa Barbara Bacara Resort ,
    • Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara ,
    • Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca ,
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    LAArt
    4 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
    19 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
    "hold off until they work on their food and customer experience. Ritz are much better than this!"
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    "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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