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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Star Rating
5 out of 5
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Reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
1,172 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Sandpiper Golf Club
    15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Goleta Butterfly Grove
    3 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Cal Taco
    5 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Rusty's Pizza Parlor
    5 min drive
  • Airport
    Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)
    10 min drive

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  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Garden View

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View

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    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Goleta

Located in Goleta, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is in the suburbs and on the beach. Shoppers can check out Upper State Street, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Los Padres National Forest and Goleta Beach. Travelling with kids? Consider Santa Barbara Zoo, or check out an event or a game at Earl Warren Showgrounds.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Sandpiper Golf Club - 15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Goleta Butterfly Grove - 3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Glen Annie Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Devereaux Slough - 8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    University of California-Santa Barbara - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Goleta Station - 9 min drive
  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 10 min drive

Restaurants

  • Spa Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Angel Oak — 1 min walk
  • Cal Taco — 5 min drive
  • Rusty's Pizza Parlor — 5 min drive
  • Ca'Dario — 5 min drive

About this property

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. All 358 individually furnished rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Frette Italian sheets and down comforters, and guests will also find conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 250.00 per pet, per stay.
  • Dogs only
  • Up to 50 lb/23 kg
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Payment types at the property

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 39.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 39 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 50.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 250.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Property is also known as

  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Hotel Goleta
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Hotel
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Goleta
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara
  • Bacara Santa Barbara
  • Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: USD 50.00 per night
  • Electric car charging station

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11:30 AM: USD 39 per person
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Aerobics classes
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Pilates classes
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Winery attached
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf lessons
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (70000 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 36 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Down comforter
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 48-inch LED TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • pay films
  • premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Adjacent to a golf course
  • Bike hire
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Whale watching
  • Windsurfing

Where to eat

  • Spa Cafe – Pool-view café offering local cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and light fare on select days.
  • Angel Oak – Ocean-view fine-dining restaurant with a bar offering local cuisine. Serves dinner daily.
  • The Bistro – Ocean-view restaurant with a bar offering Californian cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.
4.4

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2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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4.6
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

longer wait than expected in check-in, for golf cart ride, etc. They could not accommodate early check in.

Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

We enjoyed the comfortable beds and the toast to sunset at 6. Th staff was very attentive however the concierge gave poor advice. She advised we go to the Wharf when we said we wanted something casual as if we were poor. When we went to the wharf there was a rundown restaurant that didn’t look appetizing at all.. hence we didn’t get out of the car and went to the lark instead and had a lovely meal. Unfortunately one of the hot tubs in the main pool area was broken. Aside from that we had a lovely stay.

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

The property was beautiful and is situated right against the pacific ocean up on a cliff. You can look out at the ocean while enjoying the pool, which also has poolside service, or utilize trails to access the beach. Valet parking is mandatory if youre curious and the only downside of this resort is that all of the onsite restaurants, bars and spa are very expensive and you can save a significant amount of money by going out. Overall though an extremely nice resort.

Stayed 4 nights in Oct. 2019

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