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12 East Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2323 See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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The Wayfarer is an upscale, modern lodging establishment in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone, perfectly centered on the Urban Wine Trail, 3 blocks from the beach, and 1 block from historic State Street. We More offer private traditional rooms and shared rooms. The traditional, private rooms are just like a standard hotel room. Shared rooms come in Female-Only and Male-Only and can sleep up to 5 guests. Guests of The Wayfarer also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and common social spaces like the fully-equipped community kitchen and year-round heated pool as well as on-site guest laundry. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$165 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > Santa Barbara
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Planned a quick overnight Mommy getaway with my girfriends to the Wayfarer in the heart of the Funk Zone. Miranda got us a perfect room with a patio overlooking the pool and activity area. Talk about attention to detail...she even left us a 'Ladies Night' itinerary with excelle
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Great hotel located in the heart of Santa Barbara's Funk Zone. Walking distance to the train station, popular restaurants and wineries & breweries. Great communal kitchen and outdoor heated pool and patio bar. The room was very clean, and the bed was extremely comfortable. Staff
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What a fun hotel in such a beautiful setting! So much to do with the "Funk Zone", the Santa Barbara Harbor & yummy restaurants being just steps away! We stayed during their Fourth of July event & the band One, Two Tree was playing around the pool area! The photo booth was a hoot
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The hotel is nice, but only problem is that he is a Hostel to and we didn´t have the information about that, however, it was very nice to be there. I recommeded your stay in this hotel.

The parking cost 15 USD.
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First time staying here and I would come back for sure. Great location, clean and food and bars around you. The room and bathroom were clean. I loved the little things they added to room, little lights and plugs here and there. The kitchen common area was nice. Had coffee and wat
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bedroom - pool view
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How much do your bike rentals cost?
Samantha - Right in front of the hotel, there are bikes that are labeled "Wayfarer." Not sure if there's a cost, but ask the staff. The hope is that you can use for free. Another good thing about the Wayfarer is that you'll be within walking distance of much of the "Funk Zone" of Santa Barbara. "Funk Zone" = restaurants, urban wine trail, businesses, & quick walk to the beach from State Street. All the best.
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If we come by Rail/ bus how far is the hotel?
practically across the street from the train station -easy walk ck out on google map
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how many blocks from the beach?
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Is the hotel located on the beach? Is there a view of the beach? Thank you!
I do not think there is a beach view, but very short walk. At this moment there seems to be a lot of construction close to beach so a lot nicer, we think, to stay at the Wayfarer a couple of blocks away.
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Does it cost to park while staying at the hotel?
Hello, Thank you for your interest in the Wayfarer. We have a $10.00 parking fee
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"poolside rooms"
"King private room - we got one with pool access (great to get a morning breeze). The private bath is small but worked great for the 2 of us."
"I loved my room, a single queen that overlooked the pool."
"Pool side!"
"There are no "good rooms" - due to location next to the freeway"
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