The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93117, United States
+1 805 968 0100
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8.2
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based on 319 reviews

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
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About The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Enhanced cleaning
    This stay has committed to enhanced cleaning measures.Learn more

Located in Goleta, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara is an easy drive from Mission Santa Barbara and provides private parking on site. It offers excellent fitness facilities, which include an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

The resort treats guests to a concierge, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception. A gym is available to those wanting to keep up their exercise regimes while travelling.

The rooms are air conditioned and include a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and a private balcony. Bathrobes are also provided for comfort.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara provides a variety of in-house dining options with Angel Oak and The ‘O’ Bar and Kitchen. Eateries at the resort include First Drop and The Bistro.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara is an ideal place to discover nearby University of California Santa Barbara, Goleta Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Presidio State Historic Park is an easy drive away.

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Property safety measures

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has implemented the following measures:
Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Amenities at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

  • Snorkelling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Carbon monoxide detector

Basics

  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Internet (surcharge)
  • Wi-Fi (surcharge)
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Bottle of water
  • Chapel/shrine

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • Upper floors accessible by lift

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle hire
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Snorkelling
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Windsurfing
  • Winery

General

  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Beachfront
  • Fireplace
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor

Dining

  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Outdoor

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Kitchen

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Laundry

  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor tennis

Reviews of The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8.2
GreatBased on 319 verified guest reviews
8.3Families
7.4Friends
8.2Couples
8.6Solo

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4.0 Mediocre
Pros:Resort was nice.
Cons:My rooms sink didn’t drain. Front desk tried to move me to another room but that room was worse. Extremely noisy neighbors. Went back to original room and couldn’t use the sink. While the resort looks nice, the rooms are a bit dated.
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:The room service was amazing and the rooms were very clean and quiet!
Cons:The pillows weren’t great! It made it hard to sleep
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Friendly staff, spa was amazing, felt safe with masks and social distancing
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Gorgeous facilities
Cons:Everything was very expensive.
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Staff was amazing.
Cons:Pricing was pretty high
A
8.0 Great
Pros:Beach adjacent location, beautiful grounds, nice restaurants, bar, lobby and gym.
Cons:Pools disheveled, understaffed and poor seating management. Day to day food options at restaurant(s) a bad value and created dissatisfaction immediately.
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Rainy weekend. Cozy room. Weather forced us to stay onsite and take full advantage of the beautiful grounds and great amenities. Loved it.
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8.0 Great
Pros:The staff was very nice.
Cons:A few things: Customer service follow through Attention to food specifications Continually asking for items We have stayed here many times prior to the change over to the Ritz. This is the first time I’ve ever felt to leave a bad review. Not really worth my money spent. Bummed.
A
9.7 Excellent
Pros:Everything about the hotel and location.
Cons:Having to change rooms twice, the first time because the toilet didn't flush and the second time because we were awakened by the staff moving umbrellas to the pool on noisy dollies right outside our room.
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Edgar at the poolside cabanas was incredible. He made us feel so welcome and made our day we spent with our niece we were visiting who goes to UCSB. Thank you!

Location

8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93117

What's nearby

  • Arroyo Burro Beach10.3 mi
  • Santa Barbara Golf Club10.3 mi
  • Elings Park10.6 mi
  • Old Mission Santa Barbara11.8 mi
  • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden12.1 mi
  • The Arlington Theatre12.2 mi
  • Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra12.2 mi
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art12.3 mi
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse12.4 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara12.6 mi
  • Presidio of Santa Barbara12.6 mi
  • Leadbetter Beach12.8 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

  • Guests with existing The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara reservations for any future arrival date, including reservations with pre-paid rates, can make full changes or cancellations without a charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival, as long as the change or cancellation is made by 30 June 2020. For guests making new reservations at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara for any future arrival date, including reservations with pre-paid rates, between today and 30 June 2020, reservations may be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 24 hours before your scheduled arrival date. For more information, visit the Mariott Response to COVID-19 page.

  • Children aged 4 to 12 years old can join one of the many sea life themed activities organized at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, which are available between Wednesdays and Sundays. Some activities are complimentary such as the Ecohike, the Underwater Film Festival and Waterbottle Fish, while some are paid activities such as Water Wows, Coastal Discoveries, Creatures of the Night, and Whale of a Tale, with prices starting at $20 per child.

  • If you’re looking for an activity for the day, you can choose from a list of tours that The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara can organize for a fee. These include a Whale Watching experience, and excursion to Channel Island, a hike through the Gaviota Wind Caves, or a trip through the migration trail of the Monarch Butterflies at Ellwood Bluff. To organize one of these experiences, get in touch with the concierge who will plan it for you.

  • Guests who don’t want to interrupt their fitness routine while on holiday can join one of the fitness classes that are on offer every day of the week at the fitness center of The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. You will be able to choose between classes such as Spin, TRX, 360 Classic or Core Fusion, and for something more of lower intensity you can join a pilates, yoga or tai chi session. If you love the outdoors, you can also join a 45m nature hike every Saturday at 8:00 am.

  • The most convenient way to get to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara from the airport is by car. If you are planning to take a taxi, expect to pay about $35 for a one-way fare, and if you will be renting a car for the duration of your stay, car parking will cost $30 a night if it is not included in your room package. Using public transport is possible, however it is not recommended unless you are traveling light as it involves 2 bus changes and about 20m of walking.

  • If you are looking for a romantic activity, why not book a Picnic In Paradise organized by The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. You will be able to pick food from a set menu and you each get a sandwich, a savory item, a sweet and a beverage, while a bottle of wine can be added for an extra charge. Your lunch will be presented in a picnic basket and you will be able to enjoy it with a view of the area’s vineyards. The price for this experience is $85 + tax, and you must book at least 3h ahead of time.(Prices checked 08/05/19).

  • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is located at 8301 Hollister Avenue, 12.5 miles from the centre of Santa Barbara. Arroyo Burro Beach is the closest landmark to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.

  • Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is 4.5 miles from Santa Barbara. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is 44.3 miles from Santa Maria Public.

  • Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has a pool on-site.

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Value for money

7.3

Distance to city centre

12.5 mi

Location rating

8.9

Nearest airport

Santa Barbara

Distance to airport

4.5 mi