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    Santa Barbara Tourist Hostel

    134 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3510
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent5%
          • Very good9%
          • Average11%
          • Poor18%
          • Terrible57%
          26 Jun 2015
          “Beautiful town, nice and helpful staff but accommodation itself not that good”
          23 Apr 2014
          “Poor Value for money”
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          The Wayfarer
          326 reviews
          #18 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Harbor View Inn
          1,280 reviews
          #10 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Harbor House Inn
          737 reviews
          #5 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach
          736 reviews
          #11 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
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          Reviewed 11 June 2005

          the hostel looks lovely from the outside, but inside isn;t as nice. the bathroom were dirty. on my first morning i found a mouse in the hallway, and ants in the bathroom. breakfast consists of toast, but the toasters kept breaking. some of the staff...More

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          ca
          11
          Reviewed 11 June 2005

          This hostel looks ok from the outside but looks can be deceptive! We stayed in this hostel for 2 nites and were not impressed by it at all!This hostel was unclean and infested with ants. 'breakfast" consisted of toast with either peanut butter or jam....More

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          London
          14
          Reviewed 2 June 2005

          This place was a dump - nothing like in the pictures or the description. They say it's brand new...when, in 1973? We paid over the odds ($70) for a private room with no bathroom or television after the receptionist told us that was really cheap...More

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          Cork, Ireland
          24
          Reviewed 16 March 2005

          Loved the place, great location, very friendly staff, fun activities, just what we wanted!

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          Wisconsin
          12
          Reviewed 17 January 2005

          I stayed there in July of o4. It is now December and they are still charging me excess amounts of money! A headache waiting to happen to everyone!!!

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$20 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 60
          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Santa Barbara
          • Also Known As
          • Santa Barbara Tourist Hotel Santa Barbara
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          "Rooms on the opposite side of the train track are less noisy"
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          "Stay somewhere else"
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          "I stayed in a 12-bed female only dorm. I felt uncomfortable and wished I had the room to lock up EVERYTHING I..."
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          "Just don't go there."
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