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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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          Pool & Beach (14)
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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
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
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          The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort
          3,214 reviews
          #28 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
          253 reviews
          #5 of 12 hotels in Goleta
           
          Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach
          734 reviews
          #13 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort
          384 reviews
          #1 of 16 Speciality lodging in Santa Barbara
           
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          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 28 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 22 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

          1  Thank catsaway9
          Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

          A perfect spot for families. Our kids (now 3 and 6) look forward to returning every year. So much for them to do and see! Likewise for the adults as well. The days are as full or empty as you'd like them to be. It...More

          Thank William L
          Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

          This will be our third year back. My children are so excited and speak of FVC often throughout the year. First rate staff and activities. Really great for new moms and dads looking to vacation. Great balance of adult time and family time. Do take...More

          Thank Ttmleiner
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          3,214 reviews
          #28 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
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          253 reviews
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          734 reviews
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          Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort
          384 reviews
          #1 of 16 Speciality lodging in Santa Barbara
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • 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
          • Pool
          • Tennis Court
          • 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)
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          Hotel & Grounds (28)
          Family and Play Areas (8)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          erinb007
          Hi Suzzanne-I have a question about FVC. I am a single mom with a 6 year old daughter and have no doubt it will be amazing for her, yet what I really want is peace and quiet. Are there places to get that ? A special adult pool? It looks very busy in the video I saw, which is great for her...thanks!
          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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          ilovetotravel84
          How is this vacation for older teens? Our son would be 17 when we come here.
          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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          Snufelicious
          Anyone has tips on what are other good items to bring along? We are planning our first trip this year. E.g. - Beach chairs (are these provided?) - Beach towels - Pool toys etc
          21 May 2016|
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          Response from linz98144 | Reviewed this property |
          All that is helpful. Also bikes and other outdoor toys for kids. We are going to remember a bucket and shovel as well as a picnic blanket this year.
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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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          "I really liked the "Cluster Rooms" although I did not stay in the Tower so I don't have..."
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