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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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    29/10/201730/10/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good10%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine tasting” (35 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
    Kids Club
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
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    91 - 95 of 171 reviews

    Reviewed 2 November 2012

    We can't say enough about the FVC. We have returned summer after summer (going on #7!), and feel it is the best vacation for our family. Our children are kept busy all day, every day, but amazing counselors. The staff makes sure everyone has a...More

    Thank dena r
    Reviewed 27 October 2012

    Our friends had been going to UCSB FVC for 8 years running, and recommended it. You know how sometimes, with small kids, it seems like too much work to get on a plane, fly somewhere, rent a car, rent a house/crib/high chair, find activities to...More

    Thank Joanna C
    Reviewed 1 October 2012

    We love the FVC. When our son was 1 1/2, I was looking for a vacation- I needed to find a place where I could have some time to myself also instead of just running after my son. I was "surfing" the internet and found...More

    Thank petdvm
    Reviewed 28 September 2012

    Could not recommend the FVC any higher. Have gone for the last two summers with the wife and 2 young kids. Best vacation we could possibly go on - everyone gets to do what they want and the family reunites for meals and special events....More

    Thank JimboG
    Reviewed 25 September 2012

    We've been going to the UCSB Family Vacation Center for five years now and love it! Imagine a land-locked cruise ship with all the activities to enjoy and the freedom to do nothing at all, if you choose. The staff is excellent and the counselors...More

    Thank Thomas J
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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
    Details
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • 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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    Traveller (29)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
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    _mariacecille
    28 August 2017|
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    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
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    Cobadgers
    14 July 2017|
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    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
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    erinb007
    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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    "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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