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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93117

+1 805 968 0100

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based on 447 reviews

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

Value for money

Featuring a rooftop terrace, a swimming pool and outdoor tennis courts, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara is a luxurious base in Goleta. The numerous facilities this luxury resort features include a sauna, 24-hour room service and a Jacuzzi. Each room at the resort provides a spa bath and all the necessities for a comfortable stay. Individual bathrooms offer a hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers. Following a day of walking or exploring the surrounds with The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara's bicycle rental service, guests are welcome to relax with a drink in the licensed bar. Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is under a 15-minute drive from the resort. University of California Santa Barbara, Goleta Beach and Mission Santa Barbara are also an easy drive away.

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Property safety 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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Standard Rooms - Mountain view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • 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 sanitizer 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 sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Carbon monoxide detector


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

Services and conveniences

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


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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Things to do

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


  • 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


  • 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 center
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

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


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


  • 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


  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area


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


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis

Places of interest near The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Attractions in Santa Barbara, California curated by momondo

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara location: 8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Restaurants and Cafés

The 'O' Bar + Kitchen at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara0.1 mi
San Setto0.1 mi
Angel Oak0.8 mi
Carlos Gallegos Club Restaurant Manager5.8 mi

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Reviews

GreatBased on 447 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff was extremely friendly and helpful (in 66 reviews)
  • The room was absolutely perfect. (in 43 reviews)
  • "Food, service, grounds, location, amenities--it was superb" (in 36 reviews)
Cons -
  • The service was horrible. (in 24 reviews)
  • The service was horrible. (in 24 reviews)
  • The food was disgusting (in 16 reviews)

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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • On average, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is less than the Santa Barbara average rate for 5 star hotels. The nightly rate at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is typically $597, whereas the nightly rate in Santa Barbara is $1,229 more.

  • There are 4.5 mi between Santa Barbara and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. The drive to and from the airport should be about 13min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • With parking available at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, you could always rent a car for as low as $29/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Santa Barbara. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Santa Barbara to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Pets are allowed at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.

  • Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Santa Barbara for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Santa Barbara guests staying in The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • The city center nearest to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is Santa Barbara, which is 12.5 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Lobero Theater, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • If you have questions about The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 805 968 0100.

  • Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

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