The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93117, United States
+1 805 968 0100

Cheapest
rate per night

8,4

Excellent
based on 321 reviews
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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Good to know

Value for money

7,4

Distance to city centre

20,1 km

Location rating

8,7

Nearest airport

Santa Barbara

Distance to airport

7,3 km

Rooms

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Queen rooms

R9 074+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
R9 074 per night
Queen bed
R13 611 per night

Double rooms

R9 485+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
R9 485 per night

Standard rooms

R5 764+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
R5 764 per night
Unknown
R6 552 per night
Unknown
R6 572 per night
Unknown
R6 634 per night
Unknown
R15 260 per night

King rooms

R5 878+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
King bed
R5 878 per night
King bed
R5 878 per night
King bed
R6 314 per night
King bed
R8 224 per night
King bed
R11 987 per night
King bed
R13 514 per night
King bed
R14 320 per night
Unknown
R14 395 per night
King bed
R14 881 per night
Unknown
R16 336 per night
King bed
R18 617 per night
King bed
R18 617 per night
King bed
R19 711 per night
King bed
R34 811 per night

Superior rooms

R6 490+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
King bed
R6 490 per night
King bed
R6 490 per night
King bed
R6 490 per night
King bed
R6 490 per night
King bed
R6 559 per night
King bed
R6 697 per night
King bed
R7 530 per night
King bed
R7 724 per night
King bed
R7 918 per night
King bed
R7 918 per night
King bed
R8 430 per night
Unknown
R8 465 per night
Unknown
R8 565 per night
Queen bed
R8 948 per night
Unknown
R10 181 per night
Unknown
R11 480 per night
Unknown
R11 759 per night
King bed
R12 380 per night

Deluxe rooms

R5 456+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
R5 456 per night
King bed
R5 900 per night
King bed
R6 634 per night
King bed
R7 168 per night
King bed
R7 202 per night
King bed
R8 017 per night

Reviews

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  • Excellent
    Jul 2020
    10,0

    Friendly staff, spa was amazing, felt safe with masks and social distancing

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    9,7

    Gorgeous facilities

    Everything was very expensive.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    9,7

    Staff was amazing.

    Pricing was pretty high

  • Good
    Jul 2019
    8,0

    Beach adjacent location, beautiful grounds, nice restaurants, bar, lobby and gym.

    Pools disheveled, understaffed and poor seating management. Day to day food options at restaurant(s) a bad value and created dissatisfaction immediately.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2019
    10,0

    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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About

Overview

Set against a backdrop of mountains and golden beaches, the Ritz-Carlton Bacara is a luxury hotel that captures the energy of the Mediterranean with colonial-style rooms, connected courtyards, walking paths, and lush gardens. The hotel offers a mix of rooms, ranging from one-bedroom suites where guests can choose a fireplace or an ocean-view balcony to upgraded penthouse residences with kitchenettes, living spaces, and other touches.

Visitors can enjoy cocktails, spirits, and wine at Bacara Bar or linger in the Courtyard Café for beverages, fresh pastries, and dessert. The Bistro combines Californian favorites with an oceanfront terrace, while Angel Oak provides upscale steakhouse cuisine, cocktails, and wine in a modern space with a patio.

To keep guests entertained, the Ritz-Carlton offers different outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Guests can opt to relax by the nearby beach or engage in private tennis lessons (with options for adults and juniors). The Ritz-Carlton also has an indulgent spa, where guests can enjoy a pampered sessions using any of the many treatment options. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, a rooftop terrace, and two saltwater pools with luxury cabanas.

Suitable for guests looking for a luxury retreat, the Ritz-Carlton Bacara is located less than a mile from the 18-hole Sandpiper Golf course and within a 10-minute drive from the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara also provides an easy gateway to Santa Barbara’s winery region and a thriving arts community where guests can shop for souvenirs.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8,4 Excellent

based on 321 reviews

8,8

Cleanliness

8,7

Comfort

8,8

Staff

7,4

Value for money

Check in

16:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Car hire
Concierge service
Cribs available
Gift shop
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle hire
Golf
Spa
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Express check out
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
Coffee shop
24-hour front desk
Safe
Sauna
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free Internet
Parking (surcharge)
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Steam room
Storage available
Wedding services
Winery
Outdoor tennis
Non-smoking rooms available
Beachfront
Terrace/Patio
Smoke alarms
Beach access
Snorkelling
Hairdryer
Wake-up service
Linens
Towels
Fireplace
EV charging station
Lift
Hiking
Massage
Pool bar
Accessible parking
Additional bathroom
Additional toilet
Alarm clock
Bathtub
Body soap
Bottle of water
Breakfast in the room
Bridal suite
Chapel/shrine
Cleaning products
Coffee machine
Conditioner
Desk
Drying rack for clothing
Entire unit wheelchair accessible
Family rooms
Feather pillow
Fire extinguisher
Flat-screen TV
Free toiletries
Fruits
Heating
iPad
Inner courtyard view
Key card access
Kids meals
Laptop safe
Newspapers
Outdoor furniture
Pool towels
Private bathroom
Private parking
Radio
Roll-in shower
Safety deposit box
Sea view
Seating area
Secured parking
Shampoo
Shared lounge/TV area
Shower
Snack bar
Socket near the bed
Sofa
Sofa bed
Tea/coffee maker
Telephone
Tile/marble floor
Toilet
Toilet paper
Dustbins
TV
Upper floors accessible by lift
Valet parking
Vending machine (drinks)
Vending machine (snacks)
VIP room facilities
Wine glasses
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Fax/photocopying
Ironing service
Shops (on site)
Special diet menus (on request)
Cycling
Horse riding
Kids' club
Pay-per-view channels
Table tennis
Windsurfing
Bathrobe
Garden
Spa and wellness centre
Physical distancing in dining areas
Physical distancing rules
Fitness classes
Foot massage
Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
24-hour security
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Outdoor fireplace
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Kitchenette

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Arroyo Burro Beach 16,6 km
  • Santa Barbara Golf Club 16,6 km
  • Elings Park 17 km
  • Old Mission Santa Barbara 18,9 km
  • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden 19,4 km
  • The Arlington Theatre 19,6 km
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