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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

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8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2474 See on map
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Free Internet
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Breakfast Buffet
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds and amazing staff. But after walking the lush property and hanging out at the pool bar for 4 hours, our room was finally ready. This is what you get with an ocean view balcony. If this is where we are staying tonight, we...More

2  Thank Michael B
Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind comments about our amazing Ladies and Gentlemen and beautiful grounds. We apologize if there was a miscommunication about your room view. Powers van der Mandele will reach out to you to assist you further.

Reviewed 3 days ago

You could enjoy that place. if your room would overlook the ocean, the main pool would be properly maintained, the beach front properly equipped. In fact the resort is huge and only a limited number of rooms offer a sea view. Some pictures on the...More

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Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your observations regarding your recent stay. We pride ourselves on delivering the finest personal service and it is truly disappointing to learn that we fell short with certain elements of your visit. Please accept my sincere apologies....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

On reaching our accommodation we realised that we had been given the standard room rather than the grade above which we had requested. The room was specifically for disabled guests, the shower was a most peculiar affair facing in towards the wall There were no...More

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Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing your comments with us regarding your recent stay. I would like to apologize that some elements of your stay were not synonymous with The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. Your detailed observations will serve as a guide for our team to make...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

In short, the hotel/property is very nice with a great location and the staff is friendly. We enjoyed our stay and it was generally relaxing. One thing that surprised us was the slow food/beverage service. In the two days we were there, we visited every...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed over the weekend. We chose the location because we wanted to spend a day wine tasting. We chose the resort because it’s a Ritz. I read some lukewarm reviews that had me concerned. I now have no idea what those people were complaining...More

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Description
Along the bluffs and beaches of the Santa Barbara coast lies The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, a resort of stunning natural beauty and relaxed luxury. With 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two ...More miles of natural beach, we offer an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky. Our resort in Santa Barbara, California features innovative and artful design that 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Romantic
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
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Romantic
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
358
Price range
US$ 374 - US$ 1,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bacara Resort & Spa
Also Known As
Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
,
Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca
,
Bacara Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
Location
United States > California > Goleta
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
358
Price range
US$ 374 - US$ 1,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bacara Resort & Spa
Also Known As
Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
,
Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca
,
Bacara Santa Barbara
,
Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
Location
United States > California > Goleta
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Room & Suite (521)
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Dining (142)
Amenities (133)
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VacationLoverFoo
21 September 2018|
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Response from Donald S | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Getting to the beach is a little of a scramble over rocks so be careful with your ankles. But once down on the beach really nice for a long walk. Clearly no lifeguards. You get to look at some of the golf... More
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VacationLoverFoo
21 September 2018|
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Response from Peter J | Reviewed this property |
You can see the beach from some rooms and there is beach access via a footpath. So technically beachfront but practically speaking it’s not on the beach. You should also be aware that there are quite a few “spontaneous... More
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LAArt
5 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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"Upper floor,ocean view"
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"Do not accept a room in block 16 as this is far out of the way"
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"Ground floor rooms may be more shady than sunny. Request second floor or higher if you want a sunny view."
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"Always ask for an Ocean View"
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