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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
    Babysitting
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    1 - 5 of 170 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The best vacation EVER for the whole family. The counselors are fabulous. My kids still talk about their favorite counselors from last year (our first year). The activities for the kids and parents are perfect. Kids are in groups according to age, and have a...More

    Thank J-Rock310
    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    Hi my name is Lexi and I'm 12. The Family Vacation Center is my favorite thing to do during the summer and I always look forward to it. I love all of the activities in my kids group and I love the counselors because they...More

    Thank sandiesunshine
    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    We've been coming here for years and keep coming back. Not only is the program great for all ages, it's like an annual reunion with the other people that are there. Most people return the same week year after year and you develop life long...More

    Thank blonde00
    Reviewed 10 April 2017

    We have been going every summer here for the last 9 years. Our son LOVES it here. He counts the days until we go again and falls in love with a staffer every year. We go the same week every year and have built great...More

    Thank petdvm
    Reviewed 7 January 2017

    This is hands down best, most fun, and easiest family vacation we have ever had. It is all about the memorable experiences and the endless helpfulness of the staff. Surfing lessons, adult nights out in downtown Santa Barbara, kids-only pizza making trips to a local...More

    Thank Brad F
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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
    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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    Traveller (22)
    Pool & Beach (14)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
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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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    15 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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    "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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