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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
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    The Wayfarer
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    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    We love this place and are about to spend our 4th year here. The whole week is planned out perfectly so that you get some great adult time, the kids have an amazing time with their counselors, yet you also feel like you have had...More

    1  Thank Heather S
    Reviewed 3 July 2016

    After years of being invited by a very dear friend of mine to attend the UCSB Family Vacation Center, I finally went last week. It was probably the most fun I have had in any one week in a long time. The activities were enjoyable,...More

    2  Thank melissasj77
    Reviewed 30 June 2016

    This family "camp" provides the perfect blend of family time and couple time. My husband and I love that we get to spend time alone together, with other adults and stress-free family time. I love that I don't have to worry about cooking meals or...More

    1  Thank Megan S
    Reviewed 27 June 2016

    Ever feel like you just want to get away, but are too tired to actually plan a week vacation? Let Santa Barbara's Family Vacation Center do it all for you! Pack up the kids and head to the University of Santa Barbara's campus, and encounter...More

    1  Thank Sara D
    Reviewed 21 June 2016

    We've been returning to FVC for 10 years with our extended family. There are activities for everyone, from summer camp for the kids to wine-tasting and pub trivia for the adults. It's located in a gorgeous area right on the beach with plenty of historic...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • 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
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
    • Location
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    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
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    • Santa Barbara Family Vacation Hotel Santa Barbara
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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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    14 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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    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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