Bacara Resort and Spa

8301 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
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Very Good!620 reviews across the web.

  • Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
  • Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
  • Wellness Area
    top-notch fitness area, thought 90%.
  • Hotel Building
    89% loved the terrace.
  • Grounds
    Pool was lovely, according to 86%.
  • Location
    79% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
  • Hotel
    77% thought it was clean.
  • Beach
    Beach is lovely.
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5.0 out of 5
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Very Good! - 84% of guests recommend
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This Goleta beachfront hotel is located near University of California Santa Barbara. Another area attraction is Goleta Beach.

Dining options at Bacara Resort & Spa include 3 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The property hosts a complimentary manager reception. Recreational amenities include 3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs. Also located on

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site are a health club, a golf course, a fitness facility, and a children's club. The property's full service health spa has body treatments, massage/treatment rooms, facials, and beauty services. This 5.0 star property has a 24 hour business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial services, and a technology helpdesk. Complimentary wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available in public areas. This Goleta property has 27000 square feet of event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. Business services, wedding services, tour/ticket assistance, and translation services are available. Additional property amenities include a poolside bar, valet parking, and a concierge desk. This is a smoke free property.

There are 360 guestrooms at Bacara Resort & Spa. Guestrooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Balconies offer garden or courtyard views. Rooms are individually furnished. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses, signature bedding, Frette Italian sheets, and down comforters. Furnishings include desks and ergonomic chairs. Refrigerators and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, phones, makeup/shaving mirrors, and designer toiletries. Partially open bathrooms are available in select guestrooms. In addition to complimentary high speed (wired) Internet access, guestrooms offer multi line phones, CD players, and voice mail. Flat panel televisions have DVD players. Air conditioned rooms also include ceiling fans, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic/magnetic keys, and trouser presses. Guests may request microwaves and hypo allergenic bedding. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.

Notifications and Fees:

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • There are no room charges for children 16 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.
  • All guests staying in hotel guestrooms must be registered with the hotel.

The following mandatory hotel imposed fees are charged and collected by the hotel either at check in or check out.

  • A .14 percent tourism fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 24.00 per night
  • Pets: US$ 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed: US$ 75.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sauna
  • Voicemail
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • In-House Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Family Rooms
  • Game Room
  • Safe
  • Mini Bar In Room
  • Handicap Accessible

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