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Signature Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Fireplace, Ocean View
Room with view
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Garden View
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Executive Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Balcony, Courtyard View
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Garden View
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Ocean View
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Upscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour business center
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in Goleta, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Sandpiper Golf Club, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Goleta Butterfly Grove and Glen Annie Golf Club. University of California-Santa Barbara and Goleta Point are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

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.

Room Amenities

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 like refrigerators and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A winery is attached to this Goleta hotel. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and 2 spa tubs along with a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 5-star property. Event facilities measuring 70000 square feet (6503 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6503
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Total number of rooms - 358
  • Number of buildings/towers - 22
  • Winery attached
  • Tennis on site
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built 2000
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 70000
  • Ballroom
  • Television in common areas
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers 358 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 48-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Goleta hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • LED TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Balcony or patio
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Partially open bathroom
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11:30 AM.

Spa Cafe - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open select days.

Angel Oak - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Bistro - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

The onsite spa has 36 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 36
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

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

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

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

  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • 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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 39 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 36.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

  • Bacara
  • Bacara Goleta
  • Bacara Resort
  • Bacara Resort Goleta
  • Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Bacara Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
  • Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
  • Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Hotel Goleta
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Hotel
  • Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Goleta

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 guestrooms.

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).

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