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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent88%
    • Very good10%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine tasting” (35 reviews)
    “summer camp” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 7 March 2013

    Summer of 2012 was our first Summer.. We did not know what to expect. So we decided to go half of a week instead of the full week and give it a try and see if we liked it. Big mistake, not going the full...More

    Thank Norma G
    Reviewed 5 March 2013

    We have been to the Family Vacation Center (FVC) five times over 9 years. My kids and my husband and I all love it. Everyone is happy because all the activites are specific to that age. When my kids were in grade school, there were...More

    1  Thank Palmtree345
    Reviewed 29 January 2013

    We had a great time at FVC last summer. My husband and I were both very concerned about leaving our 1 year old at Small World, but he had a terrific time, LOVED his care giver (Christian), and was well taken care of. My husband...More

    2  Thank MetterFamily
    Reviewed 12 January 2013

    We have been coming here for four years and each year gets better. Our kids are still singing their camp songs 6 months later!! Where else can you go on a family vacation, go wine tasting and know that your kids are having just as...More

    2  Thank blonde00
    Reviewed 3 January 2013

    We went to the FVC for the first time and I can guarantee we will be back year after year. If you are a new parent, you will love this vacation because you can choose how much couple time and how much family time you...More

    1  Thank beckibee
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • 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
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
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    • Santa Barbara Family Vacation Hotel Santa Barbara
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    28 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Sheri_Rae | Property representative |
    Hello, 175-200 people would indeed take up nearly all our spaces in a session. I would be happy to chat with you about possible opening up a new session to accommodate your group. If you are still interested in our location... More
    14 July 2017|
    Response from Sheri_Rae | Property representative |
    Hello, Thank you for reaching out. I apologize that I did not get back to you sooner. I would be happy to chat with you about a family gathering of this size. If you are still looking for a location and would like to chat... More
    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
    Room Tips
    "A/C units on roof can be loud if you're directly under them on the top floor."
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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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