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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” (436 reviews)
    “beautiful resort” (122 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Pets Allowed
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    741 - 745 of 2,299 reviews

    Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here because it was the only availability for a luxury resort. The hotel was pleasant, staff courteous, food average, and accommodations mediocre. Given the high cost and every little thing being extra I would say there is poor value and the overall experience...More

    1  Thank Richard B
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 14 April 2015

    Dear Richard B - Thank you for sharing your stay with us on Trip Adivisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the grounds as well as the customer service you received! It was truly a pleasure having you stay with us. We hope...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2015

    We were very excited to check out Bacara. It is a beautiful resort, no doubt, but it is sprawling and a little impersonal. Nothing really stood out for us, it was like so many other nice hotels. The beach was through a little side gate...More

    1  Thank CaliforniaMillers
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 12 April 2015

    Dear CaliforniaMillers- Although you did not leave our resort with an overwhelming wonderful perception, it is nice to hear you enjoyed the majority your stay. Thank you for your review. Truly, Kathleen Cochran General Manager Bacara Resort & Spa

    Reviewed 8 April 2015

    Bacara is a gorgeous resort in a stunning location. It is right on a very nice beach and has a luxurious pool. This place is luxury all the way. It's kept up nicely. The staff was very friendly, knew us quickly and even said "hi"...More

    1  Thank Roger T
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 10 April 2015

    Dear Roger T- It is wonderful to not only read your 5-star review, but thank you for sharing your photo. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind feedback on Trip Advisor. Truly, Kathleen Cochran General Manager Bacara Resort and Spa

    Reviewed 7 April 2015

    I decided to make my engagement proposal to my now fiancée at the Bacara, and it turned out to be the best possible outcome. I knew she would like a place close the ocean and an intimate tranquil setting, and Bacara delivered. The ocean front...More

    1  Thank Jorge R
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 8 April 2015

    Dear Jorge R - Wow, I am simply honored you choose us for such a monumental moment and am so ecstatic to read we delivered on our end. Congratulations to both you and your fiancée! It is wonderful reading all about your time at Bacara,...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    Have to say that the view from our room was great but other than that...it was terrible. Not only did I call the management twice while on our stay and was not taken care of but we also sent the manager a letter two months...More

    1  Thank NVSGirl
    Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 6 April 2015

    Dear NVSGirl - Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on Trip Advisor. I am saddened to read of your experiences with us last year as it in no way aligned with our service standards. I want to take this...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • 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
    • Airport Transportation
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
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    • US$448 - US$843 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Business Hotel in Goleta
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 358
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    • Goleta
    • Also Known As
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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
    9 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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