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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
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    Traveller (29)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Room & Suite (4)
    • Excellent87%
    • Very good11%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “dining commons” (11 reviews)
    “wine tasting” (35 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    Reviewed 2 December 2012

    This was our first time at FVC and it was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Whether is was the adults only activities, camp for the kids, or the joint activities, the family of all ages (kids 3 and 5) had a great time. The accommodations were...More

    1  Thank Jessica W
    Reviewed 20 November 2012

    had never been to the FVC before and was not sure what to expect. Overall it was a great trip although you should have a clear expectation of what you are signing up for. I was pleasantly surprised with the organization, the impressive staff (college...More

    4  Thank Denise_RO
    Reviewed 12 November 2012

    our family of five have been enjoying this vacation for 9 years! we have an elementary aged child and two teenagers and they all say this is their favorite vacation! the family vacation center is located on the beautiful campus of ucsb in santa barbara...More

    1  Thank Ron E
    Reviewed 6 November 2012

    This was our first trip to the FVC and we went with another family. We reserved our 2013 spot before we left! My two kids had a great time and particularly enjoyed their counselors, the Rec Cen pools and high dives, the craft studio and...More

    1  Thank DanL127
    Reviewed 4 November 2012

    It is like a cruiseship on land. it also feels like Disneyland, everyone is so positive! All inclusive and right on the beach. The fun counselors really care and are great role models for our kids! Our kids look forward to going each summer !...More

    1  Thank sbtripgirl
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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Pool
    • 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)
    • Babysitting
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • 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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    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
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    28 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    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
    14 July 2017|
    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "Towers have elevator, but are noisier."
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    "The clusters are nice and quiet, but the towers are closer to the action."
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    "The higher up your room, the more chance you have a view"
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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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