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|"Staff super friendly and helpful."||(in 74 reviews)|
|"Great place with a great personal."||(in 5 reviews)|
|"Everything was close, walking distance!"||(in 15 reviews)|
|"Close to the Funk Zone."||(in 2 reviews)|
|"The room was a little smail."||(in 13 reviews)|
|"They kept a parking spot for us"||(in 11 reviews)|
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light switch didnt work nor did the bathroom fan
Obviously there are changes due to COVID, but it was an great stay!!
Great value and location in the Funk Zone
Hip and fun; great location
The water tastes weird; the perfect view of the freeway
Expensive for hostel
But it had amazingly comfortable beds. The decor was fancy, the bathrooms were very modern - I see why it was a little more pricey than average hostels. Had a tv in the room, and with decent channels! Location is prime. Had nightly activities but the night I was there, it was cancelled because not enough people wanted to do it.
Rooms are not huge but comfortable, new and clean. Staff was very helpful and polite. The proximity to everything--wine tasting, breweries, restaurants, the beach and all the shops on State St could not be better. Also close to the train station.
no complaints at all.
The Wayfarer is a unique hotel in downtown Santa Barbara, CA. Described with the “social traveler in mind,” it is decorated in a lighthearted style and features a blend of comfortable and private guest rooms along with dorm-style hostel rooms for the more budget-centered traveler. The hybrid hotel is in the heart of the city and less than 1,000 feet from the local Amtrak Train Station. It is part of the city’s Funk Zone and is walking distance to Antioch College, West Beach and the area’s theaters and great eateries. The hotel is also less than ten miles from the Santa Barbara Airport.
Though it is designed for the budget-conscious travelers, it is not a bare bones hotel. Visitors can enjoy the use of the outdoor pool, the free daily breakfast, the game room, the onsite laundry facilities, the community kitchen, bike rentals, and more. The property also features free WiFi throughout, and parking for guests is available for an additional fee.
The 27 private rooms all feature 42” LCD TVs, luxury linens, private baths, and use of the concierge, storage lockers, and business services. The shared dormitories are gender specific and visitors can book their individual beds. All of the dorms have private lockers and premium entertainment systems with TVs, work areas, and premium linens. Single or group reservations are accepted.
Just steps from some of the most interesting destinations and appealing galleries, beaches, restaurants, and activities, the Wayfarer is a unique property for those who like affordable travel in stylish and amenities-rich locations.
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