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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
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    “dining commons” (11 reviews)
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    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 17 July 2013

    We just returned from a mini-week at the FVC and we loved it. We traveled with our 7 year old, a teen, a young adult and baby and every, single one of us had a blast. We were able to do things together when we...More

    2  Thank ShakaWahine
    Reviewed 11 July 2013

    We have 2 boys who are 3 and 5-years old and it has always been a challenge to find a vacation destination that is age appropriate. My brother and his family have been going to the Family Vacation Center in Santa Barbara for the past...More

    1  Thank Robert K
    Reviewed 20 June 2013

    We are so very excited to return to UCSB Family Vacation Center for the third year in a row. This vacation has proven to be the most relaxing week we have experienced since becoming parents 8 years ago. Why do we love it so? Let...More

    1  Thank WendieAlig
    Reviewed 8 March 2013

    Summer of 2012 was our first Summer.. We did not know what to expect. So we decided to go half of a week instead of the full week and give it a try and see if we liked it. Big mistake, not going the full...More

    Thank Norma G
    Reviewed 5 March 2013

    We have been to the Family Vacation Center (FVC) five times over 9 years. My kids and my husband and I all love it. Everyone is happy because all the activites are specific to that age. When my kids were in grade school, there were...More

    1  Thank Palmtree345
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    • 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
    • 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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    28 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
    15 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
    "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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    "The Rooms are all in Dorms."
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