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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This past summer my husband and I went to Bacara for a lunch by the pool. It was excruciatingly awful! We were truly shocked and very disappointed to say the least. Now I find out it was recently purchased by the Ritz Carlton Group. I...More

1  Thank LookingForTheNew
Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much for your thoughts on your visit last summer. Since converting the Resort to Ritz-Carlton recently many improvements have been made. The Ritz-Carlton prides itself on serving excellent food and providing the finest service, so we look forward to seeing you later...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

As a Marriott Platinum member I go out of my way to stay at hotels within the chain. This experience was extremely disappointing to say the least. The check in took 45 minutes and at the end I ended up being told there were no...More

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Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent stay. Thank you also for your loyalty to our company. Please accept my sincere apologies for the check-in delay and issue with the connecting rooms that you have experienced. Please know that...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

I just got home from a New Year's weekend stay here. Good: Physically, the resort is nice. Spectacular location, common areas are well-kept. Nearly every external perspective is photogenic - I can see how this would be a great place for a wedding or gathering....More

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Response from RitzCarltonBacaraSB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your observations regarding your recent visit. Your kind comments about the beauty of our Resort, the friendliness of our Ladies and Gentlemen and the upgrade are much appreciated. I am sorry that the communication about our resort fee was inadequate. It includes...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited for one night to get away from our new born. The service was excellent and the views of the pacific were awesome. The gym was above average for a resort. It is about a $30 uber ride to Santa...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Our absolute favorite place to stay ever! Front desk was friendly, helpful and kind. Our room was a bit difficult to find, but the friendly staff got us there. The Angel Oak restaurant and the Bistro had the best food, service and view, dinner was...More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
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Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Air Conditioning
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USD 355 - USD 1,211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#2 Family Hotel in Goleta
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
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USD 355 - USD 1,211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Goleta
#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#2 Family Hotel in Goleta
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LAArt
5 October 2017|
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Response from thefreddys | Reviewed this property |
I believe they became a Ritz Carlton the last day of September or first day of October.
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Theresa E
20 September 2017|
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Response from kathykeilrogers | Reviewed this property |
Yes...pool big enough to do laps and flips!
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harold c
10 September 2017|
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Response from 32480Robert | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and a complimentary bottle of wine and a safe
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