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Santa Barbara Tourist Hostel

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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good9%
  • Average11%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible56%
26 Jun 2015
“Beautiful town, nice and helpful staff but accommodation itself not that good”
23 Apr 2014
“Poor Value for money”
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Reviewed 12 June 2005

This hostel looks ok from the outside but looks can be deceptive! We stayed in this hostel for 2 nites and were not impressed by it at all!This hostel was unclean and infested with ants. 'breakfast" consisted of toast with either peanut butter or jam....More

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London
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Reviewed 3 June 2005

This place was a dump - nothing like in the pictures or the description. They say it's brand new...when, in 1973? We paid over the odds ($70) for a private room with no bathroom or television after the receptionist told us that was really cheap...More

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 March 2005

Loved the place, great location, very friendly staff, fun activities, just what we wanted!

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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 January 2005

I stayed there in July of o4. It is now December and they are still charging me excess amounts of money! A headache waiting to happen to everyone!!!

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Hong Kong
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Reviewed 18 November 2004

I used my credit card to make a reservation on phone on Nov 8,I thought the rate of santa barbara tourist hostel is reasonable,cos I can have a private room with double bed for $49 per nite,but that's not true! When I got there with...More

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US$20 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$20 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Rooms on the opposite side of the train track are less noisy"
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"Stay somewhere else"
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"I stayed in a 12-bed female only dorm. I felt uncomfortable and wished I had the room to lock up EVERYTHING I..."
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"Just don't go there."
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