The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Ave., Goleta, CA 93117 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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For 100 Guests $57k - $64k
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About The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a premier hotel located in Goleta, California. Beautifully situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains on the framed American Riviera, the hotel captivates the hearts of those who enter its doors. Offering a range of indoor and outdoor facilities, the hotel is the idyllic setting for special celebrations and creating memories that will be cherished for many years to come.

Facilities and Capacity

Overlooking the overlapping waves of the Pacific Ocean, the hotel sprawls across 78 acres of land with a two-mile natural beach, blossoming gardens, and a collection of helpful amenities. For couples seeking to celebrate in the salty sea air with gorgeous panoramic views, the hotel’s several lawns are perched high above the ocean and features lush gardens and articulated landscaping. The open-plan lawn spaces can be configured in a variety of ways and be transformed to best suit each couple’s style, design, and specific theme. For indoor ceremonies and fabulous wedding receptions, the majestic Bacara Ballroom features a stunning foyer entrance that leads into a room with 23-foot ceilings and ample space for seated guests as well as live entertainment. The Ballroom can accommodate up to 550 seated guests. Additional amenities and activities for couples and their guests to enjoy at the hotel include a spa and wellness center, three zero-edge pools with sea views, five on-site restaurants, wine tasting rooms, four tennis courts, horseback riding, hiking, surfing, and sailing.

Accommodations

All the rooms and suites at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara strive to capture the vibrancy and elegance of the Mediterranean. All guest rooms come with modern amenities that are essential for a relaxing stay and can also include ocean and garden views. For more information regarding accommodations, couples can contact the hotel’s friendly staff directly through their official website.

Services Offered

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers an array of event services and rental items to make each couple’s planning process run as stress-free and as smoothly as possible. In collaboration with the hotel’s professional event planners, couples can arrange and create the wedding they’ve always envisioned. The hotel’s starting event package includes setup, cleanup, tables, chairs, linens, glassware, flatware, and fine china. Additional event services and rental items available include:

  • Pet-friendly
  • Wifi
  • Catering and bar services
  • Dance floor
  • Valet parking
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14 Reviews for The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.5
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.4
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    Fabulous venue for our engagement dinner and wedding day. Five star accommodation in Santa Barbara cannot be beat, this place is luxurious and offers everything that it boasts about. Great restaurants on site and their spa is excellent.

    Sent on 04/27/2016
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    mindi · Married on 08/18/2015

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    We stayed at the Bacara Resort for our wedding! Three nights of the most beautiful grounds and the friendliest staff. They took extra good care of us and I would highly recommend this resort!

    Sent on 08/27/2015

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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Pricing

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$56,880 - $63,815
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Accommodations
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Dessert, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 80.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House Beer, House Liquor, Open Bar, Specialty Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Beach, Garden, Resort, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Open Bar
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Valet
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, November, December

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  • 8301 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA, 93117 See on map
    8553187560 (Phone number)

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