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Bacara Resort Spa

8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2474
+1 844-276-0955
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Hit or miss.

While this property is absolutely stunning, the service is always hit or miss. Staff often seems... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Great Location - needs rennovation

I found the style of the rooms here highly disappointing despite the gorgeous lobby and view of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamela W
Newport Beach, California
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2474
+1 844-276-0955
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While this property is absolutely stunning, the service is always hit or miss. Staff often seems overwhelmed and under-trained. This is most unfortunate as the food at the Bistro is wonderful, and the chef is clearly very talented.

Thank foodandwinenerd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the style of the rooms here highly disappointing despite the gorgeous lobby and view of ocean from pools. Food was good and ease of access to beach was lovely but saltillo tiles and heavy lumberjack headboards are passe. Place could be a real...More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are spacious and the staff is friendly and always helpful. Take time to book a spa treatment, such a treat! Looking forward to my next stay at Bacara!

Thank ljmmd
Reviewed 13 July 2017

For the price, this place should be impeccable. Sadly, it isn't. A complimentary water bottle in my room had been opened (seal clearly broken) and placed in place as if new. The "complimentary" bottle of wine with the resort fee is a 14.5% ABV Pinot...More

Thank NoIberostarFan
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The resort itself is lovely. We had a Signature suite which was very roomy and large enough to sleep 5 comfortably. It was beautifully decorated with a spacious balcony offering a partial ocean view. Villa 9 is a great location if you're with your kids...More

Thank lmacconell
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my niece for a couple of nights. It is a special treat as it is very expensive but the amenities are remarkable. The lavish pool sits right above the ocean. There is food and drink service at the pool and if...More

Thank daschpitch
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Sea view villa, great location, good facilities, dining options, had a good relaxing 2 night stay on our 14 day rod trip from the uk

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 April 2017

After extensive conversations and filing a report as to our stay and missing items I was sadly informed Bacara nor their insurance company are/or would be responsible for our missing items. In turn I have been offered a return stay at the resort as compensation....More

Thank chupi2017
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is one of the few resorts we have been to since my little incident that made me disabled. I mention that because it is important to know that if one is looking for particular needs, make sure you check thoroughly on what is available...More

Thank tjsage
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I received a 80-min Swedish massage during my stay at the Bacara and it was excellent. It was a true Swedish massage and I enjoyed every minute of it.

Thank Jessica F
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