Bacara Resort & Spa - Santa Barbara

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8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, United States, 93117  show map
 5 stars
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Bacara Resort & Spa - Santa Barbara

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Horseback riding

Wind surfing

Snorkeling

Cycling

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Editorial review:

Bacara Resort Spa is beautiful and romantic, with a Spanish style to it. The facilities are amazing, the rooms are amazingly relaxing, and there are restaurants featuring Basque, Mediterranean, and healthy food. There's entertainment for kids, an amazing spa, beautiful infinity pools with great views of the ocean, and a movie theater. The service varies greatly though, from snobbish to wonderful.

Overview

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains on 78 beachfront acres of the Gaviota coast, the fabulous four-star Bacara Resort Spa Hotel boasts one, three and four-story villas in a true classic California resort.

Besides its vast premises, the hotel comprises a contemporary well-equipped spa and fitness center, and internet corner with modern computers.

Apartments of the hotel features village views, partial ocean views, premiere ocean views, junior suites, executive suites, terrace suites, signature suites, sea haven, penthouse and the residence all arranged with high speed internet access, multi-line phones, well-stocked mini bars and Frette linens.

Three signature restaurants and three friendly bars and lounges serve delicious flavors of international, Mediterranean and local cuisine as well as great choice of traditional and creative drinks.

The hotel is just 10 minutes from Santa Barbara airport, Airport Municipal 5.9km and 5.8km from the nearest train station, Goleta Amtrak.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   354.

Rooms

All guestrooms at the hotel come with equipped with beautiful Spanish tile, a patio or balcony, soft Frette robes and luxurious slippers, irons, ironing boards and DVD players.

Village view rooms with one king or two double beds have views of Bacara's Mediterranean village and lush gardens.

Partial ocean view rooms come with a partial view of the Pacific Ocean and views of Bacara's Mediterranean village and lush gardens. Premiere ocean view rooms go with a full view of the Pacific Ocean.
Junior suites offer spacious guestroom with two double beds, extra dressing area and fireplace, and views of Bacara's Mediterranean village and lush gardens.

Executive suites have a large sitting room with sleeper sofa, chairs and a small dining area for four.
Terrace suites boast a master bedroom with one king bed, fireplace and small sitting area to a parlor with a sleeper sofa and wet bar, two luxurious baths and a large patio with views of Bacara's Mediterranean village, lush gardens, and the Pacific Ocean.
Signature suites come with a large sitting room with sleeper sofa, chairs and wet bar, which connect to a bedroom with one king size bed, fireplace and two luxurious baths.

The Sea Haven suites and penthouses have two bedrooms, each with one king size bed and full bath, a large living area, seating, dining area for eight, pantry with Viking appliances, two fireplaces, and wraparound outdoor terrace.

Besides, the two-story residence offers two oversized balconies, one with a beautiful outdoor fireplace, and seating for up to ten people, two bedrooms, each with a full bath, dining room for six seats, a large sitting room with a fireplace, wet bar, and large flat screen television.

Dining options

Miró restaurant, named after Spanish artist Joan Miró invites for new Basque-Catalonian cuisine served in luxurious interior inspired by the vibrant colors, artist's design and amazing views of the Pacific Ocean.

The Bistro restaurant serves flavors of Mediterranean and continental al fresco dining complemented by charming ocean views.
The cozy Spa Café is known as a nutritious, delicious, and poolside venue serving all the best delicacies of international and local kitchen.

The Lobby Lounge features relaxed atmosphere, a fireplace and live music while guests will enjoy tasty light meals and beverages.
The Bacara bar serves traditional and creative cocktail drinks and fine wine along with snacks and salads.
Ocean terrace is rich with breathtaking and fresh ocean views, light menu and amazing outdoor fireplace.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel offers modern business corner with free Wi-Fi internet connection and computers to rent for your business events.

Leisure

Fitness and spa center features extended treatments such as glow refinement, peppermint foot treatment, spa services like a healing scalp treatment, hand, leg and foot massage, a warm Swiss shower, Sonya Dakar, Alpha Beta, men's preference facial, environmental defense facial, skin brightening facial and organic facial treatments.

Additional features

Bacara offers Kid's Club with such daily activities like games and movies with iMAC computers, air hockey and foosball, arts, crafts and science experiments as well as fly kites on the beach.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at USD 36 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Pet amenities available
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
  • Paid kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Live entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Theater
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • In-room sink
  • Dining table
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Voice mail
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 am

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, United States, 93117

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    18.6 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Goleta Amtrak
    6.8 km
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    20.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    354

Rooms and availability

All guestrooms at the hotel come with equipped with beautiful Spanish tile, a patio or balcony, soft Frette robes and luxurious slippers, irons, ironing boards and DVD players.

Village view rooms with one king or two double beds have views of Bacara's Mediterranean village and lush gardens.

Partial ocean view rooms come with a partial view of the Pacific Ocean and views of Bacara's Mediterranean village and lush gardens. Premiere ocean view rooms go with a full view of the Pacific Ocean.
Junior suites offer spacious guestroom with two double beds, extra dressing area and fireplace, and views of Bacara's Mediterranean village and lush gardens.

Executive suites have a large sitting room with sleeper sofa, chairs and a small dining area for four.
Terrace suites boast a master bedroom with one king bed, fireplace and small sitting area to a parlor with a sleeper sofa and wet bar, two luxurious baths and a large patio with views of Bacara's Mediterranean village, lush gardens, and the Pacific Ocean.
Signature suites come with a large sitting room with sleeper sofa, chairs and wet bar, which connect to a bedroom with one king size bed, fireplace and two luxurious baths.

The Sea Haven suites and penthouses have two bedrooms, each with one king size bed and full bath, a large living area, seating, dining area for eight, pantry with Viking appliances, two fireplaces, and wraparound outdoor terrace.

Besides, the two-story residence offers two oversized balconies, one with a beautiful outdoor fireplace, and seating for up to ten people, two bedrooms, each with a full bath, dining room for six seats, a large sitting room with a fireplace, wet bar, and large flat screen television.

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    Large Junior Suite
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
    Size: 50 m²
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    • Private bathroom
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      Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Double beds
      Size: 41 m²
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      • Private bathroom
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      Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Ocean View

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        Villa
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        Two-Bedroom Penthouse Suite
        Size: 185 m²
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          Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
          Size: 86 m²
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          Terrace Suite - Ocean View King

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            Quadruple Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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            Quad Room For 4 Pax

            Junior Suite
            Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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            Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds

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            Family Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed
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            Partial Ocean King Fireplace

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              Family Suite
              Bed type: Double bed
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              Terrace Village Garden Suite

              Room facilities
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                Superior Guest Room
                Bed type: 2 King-size beds or 1 Super King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
                Size: 42 m²
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                Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

                Room facilities
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                  Superior Quadruple Room
                  Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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                  Quad Room For 4 Pax

                  Room facilities
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                    Master One-Bedroom Suite
                    Bed type: King-size bed
                    Size: 79 m²
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                    Featuring a garden view from a private patio, this suite provides a separate spacious seating area with sofa bed and counter with sink. The master bedroom offers a wood-burning fireplace and small seating area. Two en suite bathrooms with bathrobes and slippers are also provided.

                    Room facilities
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                      Deluxe Double Room
                      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Double beds
                      Size: 42 m²
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                      Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

                      Room facilities
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                        Spacious Suite
                        Bed type: King-size bed
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                        This spacious suite features a gas burning fireplace and a large seating area. It offers lush garden and partial ocean views from 2 furnished patios. Includes 2 luxurious baths, a separate soaking bathtub and marble shower. Suite provides bathrobes and slippers for guests. -Please note this suite is also referred to the Signature Suite.

                        Room facilities
                          Residence Residence
                          Bed type: Double bed
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                          Suite (The Residence)

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                          Executive One-Bedroom Suite
                          Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
                          Size: 74 m²
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                          • Private bathroom
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                          Executive Suite

                          Room facilities
                            Penthouse Penthouse
                            Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed
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                            Ocean Double Room
                            Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
                            Size: 42 m²
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                            Featuring a partial ocean view from a private patio, this room provides bathrobes and slippers for guests.

                            Room facilities
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                              Signature Suite
                              Bed type: King-size bed
                              Size: 86 m²
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                              • Free Wi-Fi
                              • Air conditioning
                              • Private bathroom
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                              Signature Suite, Ocean View (King)

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                                How to reach hotel

                                hotel Bacara Resort & Spa - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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                                Hotel Address:

                                8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, United States, 93117

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                                City Center
                                • Santa Barbara
                                  18.6 km
                                Airports
                                Train Stations
                                • Goleta Amtrak
                                  6.8 km
                                • Santa Barbara Amtrak
                                  20.7 km
                                Hotel information
                                • Check-In:
                                  from  4 am
                                • Check-Out:
                                  until  12 pm
                                • Year renovated:
                                  2012
                                • Number of floors:
                                  4
                                • Number of rooms:
                                  354

                                Bacara Resort & Spa Location

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                                What's nearby

                                What's nearby.

                                The premises and its surrounding feature surf boards and body boards, exclusive sailboat, yacht or catamaran excursions, surfing, windsurfing and para-gliding, whale watching, horseback riding and oceanfront biking trails.

                                Local attractions

                                • Goleta Butterfly Grove - 2.0 km
                                  7701 Hollister Avenue, Goleta
                                • South Coast Railroad Museum - 5.9 km
                                  300 North Los Carneros Road, Goleta
                                • Santa Barbara Orchid Estate - 10.4 km
                                  1250 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara
                                • Coronado Butterfly Preserve - 2.6 km
                                  Ellwood Mesa, Goleta
                                • Goleta County Beach - 8.9 km
                                  5986 Sandspit Road, Goleta

                                Getting there.

                                The Bacara is 10 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport which has daily connections from Los Angeles and San Francisco.

                                Once travelling by car move north on William L Moffett Place towards Fowler Road and then S Fairview Avenue. Afterwards take the US-101 North ramp to the Winchester Cyn Road exit towards Hollister Avenue. At the motor courtyard entrance of Bacara you will see directions for parking site.

                                Getting around.

                                Airport pick-up is available on request.

                                The hotel is just 10 minutes away from the Santa Barbara Airport, 90 minutes away from Los Angeles and Beverly Hills and 5 hours from San Francisco and Silicon Valley, while Train Station Goleta Amtrak is 5.8km away.

                                Parking onsite is available for extra fee.

                                Hotel information
                                • Check-In:
                                  from  4 am
                                • Check-Out:
                                  until  12 pm
                                • Year renovated:
                                  2012
                                • Number of floors:
                                  4
                                • Number of rooms:
                                  354
                                Hotels nearby
                                Santa Barbara Inn
                                4 stars
                                23 km
                                Cities nearby

                                Bacara Resort & Spa Reviews

                                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bacara Resort & Spa

                                Average guest rating

                                6.6out of 10
                                Good
                                Based on 8 reviews

                                Rating by category:

                                Service
                                9.0
                                Location
                                8.0
                                Value
                                10.0
                                Rooms
                                7.0

                                Individual guest reviews

                                • Group of friends
                                  10.0

                                  I liked everything about Bacara. I had a phenomenal time. I only stayed there for one night, but it was awesome. I will be back!!!!!

                                  There wasn't one damn thing I didn't like about Bacara.

                                • Older travelers
                                  8.8

                                  I love it's remoteness and its beauty the layout of the property is gorgeous what I liked best is how dog friendly it was

                                  The food wasn't great and the food and beverage service was below par for the type of place it is

                                How to reach hotel

                                hotel Bacara Resort & Spa - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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                                Hotel Address:

                                8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, United States, 93117

                                Get directions
                                City Center
                                • Santa Barbara
                                  18.6 km
                                Airports
                                Train Stations
                                • Goleta Amtrak
                                  6.8 km
                                • Santa Barbara Amtrak
                                  20.7 km
                                Hotel information
                                • Check-In:
                                  from  4 am
                                • Check-Out:
                                  until  12 pm
                                • Year renovated:
                                  2012
                                • Number of floors:
                                  4
                                • Number of rooms:
                                  354