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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
    “dorm rooms” (13 reviews)
    “wine tasting” (33 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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    The Wayfarer
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    71 - 75 of 171 reviews

    Reviewed 30 November 2013

    I was amazed at how our kids took to the counselors and the program. We had been on a Carnival cruise about 6 months before and the kids really didn't want to stay at the Club Carnival and my son had also had a tough...More

    1  Thank Heather S
    Reviewed 7 November 2013

    This summer was our first year at UCSB FVC. We all had an amazing and memorable trip. Four months later and my kids (4 and 6) are still asking for their counselors. When the kids are asked their favorite part of family camp, they say...More

    Thank JenKo2013
    Reviewed 1 November 2013

    Like many reviewers, we tried it once and became repeat vacationers. There is no other experience like this. Your kids have a great time with their counselors about 8 hours a day, while the adults amuse themselves with the great activities, or relax by the...More

    1  Thank 714Shel
    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
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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
    • 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
    • Also Known As
    • Santa Barbara Family Vacation Hotel Santa Barbara
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    _mariacecille
    27 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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    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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