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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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          Overview
          • Excellent88%
          • Very good10%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “wine tasting” (34 reviews)
          “summer camp” (8 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
          Wheelchair Access
          Tennis Court
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
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          The Wayfarer
          326 reviews
          #15 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
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          671 reviews
          #12 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
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          Reviewed 22 October 2013

          We had a family reunion in June 2013 and it was a great location. The pool is great, the walkway to the beach is ideal for morning walks, and the flexibility of making reservations was great. We weren't sure how many rooms we would need...More

          2  Thank miki-misuk
          Reviewed 17 August 2013

          Being our first year at FVC, we had no idea what to expect. There were a ton of activities for adults and children, and every child from babies through high school seemed amazingly happy! Most of the staff and counselors are terrific, friendly, and professional,...More

          2  Thank MariK888
          Reviewed 22 July 2013

          This is our second year at the FVC. Once again we had a wonderful time. The counselors are so great! My son felt like a celebrity when some of the staff that was at the camp the previous year remembered him and gave him a...More

          1  Thank Martina G
          Reviewed 21 July 2013

          We are looking forward to our third trip to the FVC. With a superb location on the ocean, we look forward to a healthy week of fun in the sun, lots of great activities and a perfect balance between enjoying special time with our child...More

          2  Thank sbl0cal
          Reviewed 17 July 2013

          We just returned from a mini-week at the FVC and we loved it. We traveled with our 7 year old, a teen, a young adult and baby and every, single one of us had a blast. We were able to do things together when we...More

          2  Thank ShakaWahine
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          #13 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Tennis Court
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 68
          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Santa Barbara
          • Also Known As
          • Santa Barbara Family Vacation Hotel Santa Barbara
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          Traveller (22)
          Pool & Beach (14)
          Room & Suite (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (28)
          Family and Play Areas (8)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          erinb007
          Hi Suzzanne-I have a question about FVC. I am a single mom with a 6 year old daughter and have no doubt it will be amazing for her, yet what I really want is peace and quiet. Are there places to get that ? A special adult pool? It looks very busy in the video I saw, which is great for her...thanks!
          15 January 2017|
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          Response from Brad F | Reviewed this property |
          Yes! You can absolutely find peace and quiet. You don't have to sign up for the adult activities either, but even still some of those are extremely relaxing and quiet (painting for example). You can sign up your daughter for... More
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          ilovetotravel84
          How is this vacation for older teens? Our son would be 17 when we come here.
          15 July 2016|
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          Response from linz98144 | Reviewed this property |
          I have younger kids, but met others with older ones when we went(for the second time). They all said their kids had a BLAST and in fact they pretty much didn't see them the entire week.
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          Snufelicious
          Anyone has tips on what are other good items to bring along? We are planning our first trip this year. E.g. - Beach chairs (are these provided?) - Beach towels - Pool toys etc
          21 May 2016|
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          Response from linz98144 | Reviewed this property |
          All that is helpful. Also bikes and other outdoor toys for kids. We are going to remember a bucket and shovel as well as a picnic blanket this year.
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          "The Rooms are all in Dorms."
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          "We stayed in the mountain cluster at the end of the building, and it was quiet, yet close to everything."
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          "We have stayed in the clusters and the towers--both were just great."
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          "I really liked the "Cluster Rooms" although I did not stay in the Tower so I don't have..."
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