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    AAE Santa Barbara Guest House

    111 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3303
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    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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    • Excellent20%
    • Very good23%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible38%
    3 Sep 2014
    “Small, neat backpackers”
    25 Mar 2014
    “Nice but expensive”
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    Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

    You can tell that this is the only hostel in Santa Barbara... It is a house that has been turned into a hostel and is not fit for purpose. Showers broken, firstly bathrooms, had to go through someone's dorm to get to ours (!), near...More

    1  Thank robso
    Reviewed 20 March 2013

    This hostel is very unclean and out-dated. It is in urgent need of rennovation- from the dirty carpets to the uncomfortable beds and to get rid of the general pong about the place.. I have stayed at many hostels and this was the worst value...More

    1  Thank Sarah4520
    Reviewed 15 March 2013

    Been here for 3 days, the staff is really friendly and wiling to help you out. Their deck is a nice place to get a beer and relax, not too far from the main street, 15-20 min walk and a 10min walk to the beach....More

    Thank andrebrazil15
    Reviewed 18 December 2012

    This is a quite small hostel, the manager is awesome! He's very helpful and happy to tell you everything he knows about Santa Barbara.. We booked two beds in a dorm but as we got there the hostel wasn't fully booked so we got a...More

    Thank sofiabeijer
    Reviewed 27 November 2012

    I had such a great time here! Management was FANTASTIC and did a really great job making the atmosphere as social as possible. The rooms are just fine for hostel standards if not a little better because they're smaller than average so you get a...More

    Thank JasonBenn
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
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    "Save up and go to a hotel!"
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    "Do not go here. Pay extra to go to hotel."
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    "Choose another hostel."
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    "Dorm are fun, but can be loud. If you want a quieter experience I would suggest a private room!"
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