Bacara Resort & Spa

AAA Inspector Rating
8.7
Excellent
136 Guest Ratings
8301 Hollister Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93117- Map It
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AAA Inspector Notes
The 78-acre resort resembles a Mediterranean village and features spacious guest rooms decorated with Spanish accents and upscale features. Every room has a balcony or patio, many with ocean views. Smoke free premises. 360 units, some two bedrooms. 3 stories, interior/exterior corridors. Accessibility (Call).

Amenities & Services

WiFi
Swimming Pool
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
ECO Friendly
Electric Charging
Accessible
Business Center
Type
Resort Hotel
Location
Oceanfront. US 101, exit Winchester Canyon Rd northbound, just w, Calle Rd just w, then 0.5 mi n. 8301 Hollister Ave 93117.
Pool
heated outdoor.
Parking
valet only.
Dining & Entertainment
3 restaurants, full bar.
Business Services
Available on premises
Room Amenities
refrigerators, coffeemakers, high-speed Internet, wireless Internet, safes. Some: microwaves.
Sports & Recreation
sauna, hot tub, steamroom, self-propelled boats, regulation golf, tennis, recreation programs in summer, bicycles, trails, health club, spa.
Guest Services
valet laundry, room service.
Terms
check-in 4 pm, 3 day cancellation notice-fee imposed, resort fee, pets (extra charge).

Guest Ratings

OVERALL GUEST SCORE
Excellent
Based on Ratings from 136 guests
Showing reviews 1 - 5 of 8
1.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Very Poor
Family with Young Children
01-19-2016
Pros: the buildings and grounds are beautiful
Cons: the restaurant was horrible (my husband got food poisoning) and service in general was not friendly or particularly helpful
10.0
Mike
Exceptional
Group Traveler
12-01-2015
Pros: Very romantic, clean, and good service
Cons: No
10.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Exceptional
Traveling as Couple
11-18-2015
Pros: Fantastic experience! The staff was amazing, the amenities were fantastic, and the rooms were incredible! Could not have had a better weekend getaway! Will definitely return!
Cons:
10.0
Edward
Exceptional
Traveling as Couple
10-20-2015
Great for a big, luxurious hotel. I imagine it's great for conferences and family vacations. A little less so for romantic vacations or vacations with a charming/cozy feel.
Pros: Setting, views and proximity to beach
Cons: A lot of children
8.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Very Good
Family with Young Children
09-25-2015
Pros: location, room, pool
Cons: some pool servers seemed too new, too intrusive or not good about checking for food orders.
Showing reviews 1 - 5 of 8