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On the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels
3 outdoor pools
3 outdoor pools

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
986 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSandpiper Golf Club15 min walk
Popular LocationGoleta Butterfly Grove3 min drive
Popular LocationGlen Annie Golf Club6 min drive
AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)10 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Balcony
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Partial Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Partial Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 925 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace, Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Garden View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Deluxe Club, Club Lounge Access)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Deluxe Club, Club Lounge Access)
  • Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms, Fireplace, Ocean View (Penthouse Suite, Balcony)

    Room amenities

    • 1500 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsPenthouse, 2 Bedrooms, Fireplace, Ocean View (Penthouse Suite, Balcony)
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View (Ritz-Carlton, Larger Villa)

    Room amenities

    • 3700 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsVilla, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View (Ritz-Carlton, Larger Villa)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Goleta

Located in Goleta, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is in the suburbs and on the beach. Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Sandpiper Golf Club and Glen Annie Golf Club. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Santa Barbara Zoo. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sandpiper Golf Club - 15 min walk
  • Goleta Butterfly Grove - 3 min drive
  • Glen Annie Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • University of California-Santa Barbara - 13 min drive
  • Goleta Point - 15 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

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools
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 decorated 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.
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers 358 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 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. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the 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.

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

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

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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

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 for adults and USD 25 for children
3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

3 outdoor pools
4 outdoor tennis courts
2 spa tubs
Aerobics classes
Fitness center
Full-service spa
Golf driving range
Pilates classes
Private picnics
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 cribs/infant beds
In-room child care (surcharge)
Microwave (on request)
Refrigerator
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Ballroom
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
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/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
French
Portuguese
Spanish

Business services

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

Outdoors

Beach umbrellas
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
Assistive listening devices available
Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair-accessible spa

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Beach towels
Couples dining
Fireplace in lobby
Romance packages available
Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Ceiling fan
Down comforter
Frette Italian sheets
Free cribs/infant beds
Heating (climate-controlled)
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Linens
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Designer toiletries
Hair dryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

48-inch LED TV
Cable channels
iPod dock
Pay movies
Premium channels

Food and drink

Champagne service
Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Microwave (on request)
Minibar
Refrigerator

Outdoor space

Balcony

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

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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 center access
  • Business center/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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 39 for adults and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 50.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 250.00 per pet, per stay
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • 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 may be 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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Global Cleanliness Council (Marriott) guidelines.

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)

Property is also known as

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
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Goleta
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Hotel Goleta

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has 3 outdoor pools.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows dogs with a maximum weight of up to 50 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 250.00 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 50.00 per night.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is this property located?
Located in Goleta, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course and within 2 mi (3 km) of Sandpiper Golf Club and Goleta Butterfly Grove. Glen Annie Golf Club and University of California-Santa Barbara are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
603
4 - Good
218
3 - Okay
94
2 - Mediocre
48
1 - Poor
23
4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very clean , wonderful customer service 😄 Friendly staffs

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
    • Disliked: Amenities

    Did not meet my expectations based on what I saw on the website (room was inadequate), staff acted like they could care less

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    1/5

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Property grounds were amasing . Felt very positive all around the hotel

      Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020