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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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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
          3,209 reviews
          #29 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
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          253 reviews
          #5 of 12 hotels in Goleta
           
          Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach
          733 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 11 January 2013

          We have been coming here for four years and each year gets better. Our kids are still singing their camp songs 6 months later!! Where else can you go on a family vacation, go wine tasting and know that your kids are having just as...More

          2  Thank blonde00
          Reviewed 2 January 2013

          We went to the FVC for the first time and I can guarantee we will be back year after year. If you are a new parent, you will love this vacation because you can choose how much couple time and how much family time you...More

          1  Thank beckibee
          Reviewed 1 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
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          3,209 reviews
          #29 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
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          253 reviews
          #5 of 12 hotels in Goleta
           
          Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach
          733 reviews
          #13 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort
          384 reviews
          #1 of 16 Speciality lodging in Santa Barbara
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          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!
          14 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.
          14 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
          20 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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