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I really wanted to love this hotel as much as a Monarch Beach Resort. I was hoping Ritz Carlton... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Nice accommodations and service

I spent a week at this resort. My room was excellent. The grounds are very pretty. Service here is... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Michael S
Monterey, California
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8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2474
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Even if you are not staying at the hotel it is worth a visit to Foley winery on the property. Ask for a walking glass and enjoy a stroll through the resort.

Thank Shawna J
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My wife and I booked classic massages at the spa. First, I had to call the hotel to get the spa to send reservations. We got them not only with names misspelled but misspelled differently for my wife and me. Arrived and checked in and...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to love this hotel as much as a Monarch Beach Resort. I was hoping Ritz Carlton would update the facility. But it hasn’t. It would need a 50-60 million dollar face lift. The pool is crowded and rowdy as this is a...More

Thank Tomk626
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I was able to get a last minute appointment at this lovely spa. When I called, the attendant (Angelina) was very accommodating and offered alternate times to fit me in. She gave detailed instructions and mentioned the additional amenities to be enjoyed in addition to...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This place is so top notch. Tennis, golf, cocktails, food amazing. Had to attend a work conference here....what a shame....lol. This was a true pleasure and the grounds are beautiful

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful luxurious ritz Carlton resort located in the hills of Santa Barbara Ca. All rooms are villa like. Ours was a deluxe ocean view suite with two bathrooms two closets two TVs separate lounging room with dresser and snacks. Two patios with very cushy chairs...More

1  Thank Judie M
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The spot is so unique by its hidden layout and superb architectural styling. Bacara now as the Ritz Carlton comes with the name recognition and the clout of the brand. The service and room cleanliness is as always perfect and held at a very high...More

1  Thank Emad A
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The spa at the Bacara is so great that I wanted to hang out there all day long! They have a nice fitness center on the bottom floor and workout salons where they have fitness classes. They provide a locker, a robe, slippers and towels....More

1  Thank marshipley
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Bacara is an outstanding resort. Having stayed in many 5 star resorts worldwide, Bacara would definitely be on my top 10 list.The property is outstanding. In the traditional Spanish style, rooms are very beautiful with a nautical luxury theme. Bars, gardens, pools and spa with...More

1  Thank mehmbers_only
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I spent a week at this resort. My room was excellent. The grounds are very pretty. Service here is excellent. The beach is just ok was not my favorite. The spa was good although one therapist was over 20 minutes late and no one bothered...More

Thank Michael S
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