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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta
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    4.4 out of 5 (815 reviews)
    Staff are friendly. Very quiet room. I ordered the room service breakfast and was delayed for more than 20 minutes.
    13 Apr 2018

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara£212

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara£212
    Hotel Californian

    Hotel Californian

    36 State Street, Santa Barbara
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      4.7 out of 5 (80 reviews)
      Very niceThe hotel was gorgeous and the staff were so helpful and nice. It was a lovely trip
      13 Apr 2018

      Hotel Californian£254

      Hotel Californian£254
      Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

      Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

      905 Country Club Rd, Ojai
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        4.7 out of 5 (654 reviews)
        Everything you’d ever needThis was our second trip to the inn, and it was every bit as wonderful as the first. The reception, restaurant, golf and room staff were all friendly and efficient. We biked into Ojai on their free loaners to have lunch, strolled the charming town, came back for a drink at Jimmy’s Pub to watch the ...
        18 Apr 2018

        Ojai Valley Inn And Spa£259

        Ojai Valley Inn And Spa£259
        Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

        Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

        1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara
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          4.6 out of 5 (516 reviews)
          Amazing get away. People both hotel and restaurant staff were excellent and amazing.
          16 Nov 2017

          Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara£417

          Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara£417
          Simpson House Inn

          Simpson House Inn

          121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara
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            4.8 out of 5 (201 reviews)
            So WonderfulThe staff make you feel like you are home. Peggy was wonderful...
            18 Apr 2018

            Simpson House Inn£217

            Simpson House Inn£217
            Belmond El Encanto

            Belmond El Encanto

            800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara
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              4.7 out of 5 (250 reviews)
              Enchanting StayThere are hotels and there is the El Encanto. If you are looking for a romantic experience, the Belmond El Encanto is truly for those looking for the catered services of a hotel with a cozy atmosphere of a private boutique escape. Walking the grounds is an experience of itself. The brick-lined walkways ...
              26 Mar 2018

              Belmond El Encanto£286

              Belmond El Encanto£286

              Pocket Guide: 5 Stars Hotels in Santa Barbara

              Known as the American Riviera, thanks to its attractive Spanish colonial architecture and temperate year-round climate, Santa Barbara has a number of stylish five-star hotels perfect for a luxury stay.

              Near designer shopping malls and eclectic Californian wineries, Santa Barbara’s five-star hotels range from beach-front resorts with spas and infinity pools to ranches deep in the mountains. Wander through immaculate gardens or enjoy a meal in the hotel’s top-notch restaurants.

              5 Star Hotels in Santa Barbara

              The standard of accommodation available in Santa Barbara is particularly high and the city has many luxury hotels and beach resorts. Book a room in one of Santa Barbara's sophisticated hotels and you'll have access to the city's vibrant downtown, its many cultural attractions, as well as the palm-lined white sand beaches Santa Barbara is famous for.

              Cultural Attractions in Santa Barbara

              If you can tear yourself away from your hotel's infinity pool, visit the iconic Mission Santa Barbara, an 18th-century cream-and-pink church known as the Queen of the Missions. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is also nearby and features a range of works by Matisse and Monet, as well as pieces by well-regarded 20th-century American artists.

              Take time for a guided tour of Lotusland in the upmarket suburb of Montecito. Lotusland is a 37-acre botanical garden renowned for its rare plants and animal-shaped topiary, and is the former estate of eccentric Polish opera singer, Madame Ganna Walska.

              Where to Eat and Shop in Santa Barbara

              Indulge in some retail therapy at the Historic State Street Plaza shopping mall, where you can buy leading designer brands or hip surf labels and popular high-street stores. After a day of sightseeing or shopping, head back to your five-star Santa Barbara hotel for a margarita on the terrace, or venture downtown and try one of the many stylish wine bars and wineries on an urban wine tour, a popular way to taste California's best vintages.

              From swanky beachfront resorts to iconic luxury hotels, use Expedia to find a five-star hotel in Santa Barbara to make your stay perfect.

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