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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

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Along the bluffs and beaches of the Gaviota Coast lies The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, a resort of stunning natural beauty and relaxed luxury. With 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two miles of natural beach, our Santa Barbara, California resort offers an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky. Our resort features innovative and artful design that is in keeping with the intimacy and aesthetics of a Mediterranean village. Unwind at an award-winning 42,000-square-foot spa and fitness center or relax beside one of three zero-edge swimming pools and 26 private cabanas. The resort's 358 newly-renovated guestrooms and signature suites artfully infuse luxurious interiors with modern technologies for a true sense of comfort. Additional resort amenities include a new oceanfront restaurant, Angel Oak, four Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a Foley wine tasting room, and the adjacent Sandpiper Golf Club.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room service
Adult pool
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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At the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, staff is not only trained to treat guests with the utmost hospitality, but they act on it. All employees have a good idea of what all other employees do, so they are able to understand their guests and their accommodations to the utmost degree. In a
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Attended the weekend of World of Pinot event with my wife and friends. Welcome Sangria drinks, awesome front desk service person name Candice, who make our check-in pleasurable and smooth. Grayson, hotel cart driver got us out of his way our sangria drinks after the happy hour
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Stayed at the Ritz on our way up the coast. Great stopping place between SoCal and San Francisco -luxurious hotel that is on a secluded, quiet beach north of Santa Barbara. We stayed in a std king room that was beautifully(and tastefully)decorated, with a gas fireplace and a
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Stayed there with entire family while doing university visits with our daughter. Location - Setting is next to cliffs overseeing beach. We had two suites on 3rd floor in building 17 that overlooked pool with slightly obstructed view of ocean. Amenities - We were only there for
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Had an amazing time staring from checking in by Bash, who made every effort to ensure we had a room that accommodated our wish to have an ocean view suite. Beautiful grounds for strolling and enjoying the resort and the expansive views. Restaurants were as expected for the
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Can you hear people in neighboring rooms? Especially people walking above?
I never experienced anything that sort, it was perfectly private
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I was in a walkout on the first floor near the walking path and could hear others outside but not from above me.
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Does this resort have a breakfast buffet?
I think so yes
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Rooms have not been renovated ,neither the pools which really need it. The hotel is in the process to be adapted to the new brand but it will several year - if not sold again in the meantime....
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Do you accept small pets
They accept all kinds of dogs, from small to big. They charge $100 - for one dog and $50 for any additional (if you have more than one dog with you). I believe it's one time payment, not a daily one.
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"Bar none best hotel guest experience provided by all hotel staff employees."
"Pay the extra money for an ocean view"
"Getting at least a partial ocean view and a fireplace are very much worth the extra cost."
"Rooms in buildings 6, 8, and 9 facing the ocean are great!"
"Be aware that the property is huge with some steep slopes to get back to the lobby. There are carts to drive you however."
US$393 - US$866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Bacara Resort & Spa
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