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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bacara resort”(172 reviews)
“santa barbara”(461 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

The rooms were in small little villas. Some are quite far from the main lobby. They do offer rides to your room, but husband and the kids prefer to walk. Room was spacious and clean. We had a big balcony with 2 lounge chairs. If...More

Thank Cherrie T
Reviewed today via mobile

This is a huge hotel on the beach but service was excellent and friendly. Our suite was very comfortable. Overlooking the ocean, it is actually a 15 minutes drive outside Santa Barbara. We had a car so that was no problem. I would recommend it...More

Thank JolPards
Reviewed today

I spent a few nights in this magnificent property. The gardens, the pools, the restaurants, the nature walk, the beach side and the cliff provide a wide range of experiences and entertainment. We were positively surprised by the professionalism and the cheerful spirit of the...More

Thank Hedin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a guest at a destination wedding , it was fabulous. Elegant and relaxed at the same time! Event spaces and food were great! Rooms very nice.(a little dark). Coffee was sometimes available in the lobby in the morning, wine in the afternoon. The manager...More

Thank rskny1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the Spanish style and this hotel fits the bill. The rooms are beautiful and love the balconies. We had a miss at the signature restaurant - Angel Oak (poor service from Eli) but the team at the pool bar are great (love Zac). Also,...More

Thank Jose F
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Banquet Room
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$459 - US$1,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#2 Family Hotel in Goleta
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$459 - US$1,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#2 Family Hotel in Goleta
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1083)
Room & Suite (529)
Pool & Beach (257)
Dining (144)
Amenities (133)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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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Theresa E
20 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
"Avoid noisy pool-facing rooms. On 3rd floor there are nice terraces -a truly added value. Ground floor..."
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"Ask for room on top floor away from road, and get at least partial ocean view."
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"Villa 17 is close to the pool and great ocean views"
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"Stay away from Building 2"
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