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5-star beachfront hotel near Sandpiper Golf Club

Beachfront retreat

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this Goleta hotel, you'll find Sandpiper Golf Club and Goleta Butterfly Grove. Also, University of California, Santa Barbara is within 3 miles (5 km) and Glen Annie Golf Club is within 6 miles (10 km).

Luxury amenities

This luxury hotel features an attached winery, a full-service spa, and 6 restaurants. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, express check-in, and valet parking. Grab a drink at the poolside bar and enjoy the 3 outdoor pools and 4 outdoor tennis courts.

Comfy beds, WiFi

The 358 individually decorated guestrooms offer WiFi and comfy beds. Other amenities include balconies, 24-hour room service, and LED TVs with cable channels.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$829* Per night/room Oct 31 - Nov 1

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Ocean View (Ritz-Carlton, Larger Villa)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony, Ocean View (Penthouse Suite, Balcony)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

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5 out of 5

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About the The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Location 8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117

Property Features

A winery is on site. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers its guests a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a spa tub. There are 6 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 70000 square feet (6503 square meters) and includes conference space. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. For a fee, parking is available. This 5-star Goleta hotel is smoke free.

  • 358 guestrooms or units
  • 22 buildings
  • 6 dining venues
  • 70000 sq ft of conference space
  • 6503 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2000
  • Winery on site
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Goleta Station (8.5 km / 5.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers 358 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. 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. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11:30 AM.

First Drop (outside only) - Overlooking the pool and garden, this café specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare.

Angel Oak (outside only) - 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 (outside only) - 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 Activities

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing 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.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

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.

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 250.00 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Weight limit: 50 lbs
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

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 accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Union Pay, and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Union Pay, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • UnionPay
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet access
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 39 for adults and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 0.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 53.00 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.