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AAE Santa Barbara Guest House

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible38%
3 Sep 2014
“Small, neat backpackers”
25 Mar 2014
“Nice but expensive”
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Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

You can tell that this is the only hostel in Santa Barbara... It is a house that has been turned into a hostel and is not fit for purpose. Showers broken, firstly bathrooms, had to go through someone's dorm to get to ours (!), near...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2013

This hostel is very unclean and out-dated. It is in urgent need of rennovation- from the dirty carpets to the uncomfortable beds and to get rid of the general pong about the place.. I have stayed at many hostels and this was the worst value...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2013

Been here for 3 days, the staff is really friendly and wiling to help you out. Their deck is a nice place to get a beer and relax, not too far from the main street, 15-20 min walk and a 10min walk to the beach....More

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Reviewed 18 December 2012

This is a quite small hostel, the manager is awesome! He's very helpful and happy to tell you everything he knows about Santa Barbara.. We booked two beds in a dorm but as we got there the hostel wasn't fully booked so we got a...More

Thank sofiabeijer
Reviewed 28 November 2012

I had such a great time here! Management was FANTASTIC and did a really great job making the atmosphere as social as possible. The rooms are just fine for hostel standards if not a little better because they're smaller than average so you get a...More

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United States > California > Santa Barbara
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"Save up and go to a hotel!"
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"Do not go here. Pay extra to go to hotel."
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"Choose another hostel."
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"Dorm are fun, but can be loud. If you want a quieter experience I would suggest a private room!"
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