Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA Resort
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ChainMarriott International Hotels
The Ritz-Carlton
Total Meeting Space7,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms358
8301 Hollister Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93117


Forbes Travel Guide


• Readers’ Choice Awards, Top 20 Resorts in Southern California, Conde Nast Traveler • Certificate of Excellence Winner, TripAdvisor • Best of Meetings Today, Meetings Today • Best Spa Resort, California Meetings + Events • Best Private Dining Space in a Restaurant, Angel Oak, California Meetings + Events • Most Popular Meeting Resort, Cvent • Best of the West, Meetings Today • Top 100 Hotels & Resorts to Celebrate Love in the U.S. by Grace Ormonde Magazine • Best Resort for a Wedding, California Wedding Day Magazine • Best Form + Function Award, Angel Oak, by Restaurant Development + Design • Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America, The Bistro, OpenTable • Best Day Spa, Santa Barbara News-Press


Room Features and Guest Services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Room Service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Mountain)
  • View (Ocean or Water)
  • Voicemail Box


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Gift Shop
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Onsite Security
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rental Car Service
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Space (Semi-Private)
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • AV Capabilities
  • Business Center
  • Video Conference
  • VIP Services

Recreational Activities

  • Golf Course on Grounds
  • Health Club
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa or Salon
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue Accessible By

  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance Floor
  • Loading Dock
  • Piano
  • Portable Heaters
  • Portable Walls
  • Staging Area

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space7,000 sq. m
Meeting Rooms18
Largest Room1,239 sq. m
Second Largest Room1,051 sq. m
Space (Private)2,796 sq. m
Space (Semi-Private)929 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)2,323 sq. m
Exhibit Space1,100 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms358
Tax Rate7.75%
Occupancy Rate12.14%




Local Attractions

Maritime Museum

14 mi. away
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum’s Munger Theater. Ines feels that her deep love for our natural world and her involvement in photography is constantly enriching her life and is one of the greatest gifts granted to her. Ines will share her gift of photography and unique view of the Channel Islands set to music as part of SBMM’s ongoing film and lecture series.
113 Harbor Way # 190
Santa Barbara, CA, US 93117

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

5 mi. away
The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is a gateway to the enchantment of Santa Barbara. It is a landmark of aviation and architectural history with its red tile roof.
601 Firestone Road
Santa Barbara, CA, US 93117

South Coast Railroad Museum

4 mi. away
The South Coast Railroad Museum, in Goleta, Calif., focuses on the history, technology, and adventure of railroading. Special emphasis is placed on the railroad's contributions to local history, on the Southern Pacific Railroad, and on the key historical role of the railroad depot in rural community life across America.
300 North Los Carneros Road
Goleta, CA, US 93117

Santa Barbara Wine Country

15 mi. away

Getting Here

Location: Bacara is located 10 minutes from the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and Amtrak station, and is a beautiful 1.5 hour drive from Los Angeles and five-hour drive from San Francisco.


  • Valet Parking$36.00 / day
  • Bus Parking

Distance from Airport

  • 4.83 km from Venue


Located in Santa Barbara between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a legendary coastal destination. With 70,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor function space, Bacara sets the stage for extraordinary yet productive gatherings at the beach. After a $20 million hotel and room renovation, this iconic property shines like never before. With 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two miles of natural beach, Bacara offers an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky. The resort’s innovative and artful design is in keeping with the intimacy and aesthetics of a Mediterranean village. 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. With its spectacular setting and convenient location, Bacara is the perfect destination for groups, weekend getaways, weddings and business retreats.

Additional Information

Location: Bacara is located 10 minutes from the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and Amtrak station, and is a beautiful 1.5 hour drive from Los Angeles and five-hour drive from San Francisco.


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