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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a day and night in Santa Barbara. The Wayfarer was a great place to stay. The details: Location is very close to Route 101 so easy to find. We couldn't hear highway car/truck sounds from the room which was a pleasant...More

Thank Tony B
Response from Kristin B, General Manager at The WayfarerResponded yesterday

Hi Tony B! Thanks so much for the 5 star review! We love to see that our guests enjoyed their stay as much as you did! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. The Wayfarer team hopes to welcome you back...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

The Wayfarer has a vibrant vibe to it, with quirky cool decor like mermaid printed wallpaper and lioness throw pillows with pigtails. It has communal space to chillax or play gigantic Connect Four or Jenga. It also has a large communal kitchen with complimentary breakfast,...More

Thank ChrissiH
Management response:Responded September 26, 2017

Dear ChrissiH, The Wayfarer team truly appreciate your feed back about your recent stay! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Wayfarer. It is great to read you were able to really take in all of the great amenities both The Wayfarer...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this thinking it was a boutique hotel in Santa Barbara. When we checked in — it didn’t exactly seem like a typical hotel and I learned it was a “hybrid hotel” aka part hotel, part hostel. This wasn’t clear to me at all...More

1  Thank Kate C
Response from Kristin B, General Manager at The WayfarerResponded yesterday

Hi Kate, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Wayfarer. The entire staff takes pride in providing the best possible experience for our guests, so your feedback is welcome and appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wayfarer is actually more like a hotel then a hotel since it is so nice and clean. the rooms are very pretty. Everything comes in a cool vintage style. If you stay in Santa Barbara go stay here. Highly recommended!

Thank Adrian Z
Response from Kristin B, General Manager at The WayfarerResponded yesterday

Hi Adrian Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience while staying at the Wayfarer. Thank you for being our guest and we hope you can visit us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting hotel. The location off of State Street is good, it is clean and although the rooms are small the bed was very comfortable. The bathroom is interesting. Hard to explain but the shower had a glass wall/door that you closed when...More

Thank ewmacv
Response from Kristin B, General Manager at The WayfarerResponded yesterday

Hi ewmacv, Thank you for your review of our recent stay at The Wayfarer! The team takes great pride in taking care of our guests and we thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! P.S. Go Gauchos! ;)

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The Wayfarer is an upscale, modern lodging establishment in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone, perfectly centered on the Urban Wine Trail, 3 blocks from the beach, and 1 block from historic State Street. We ...More offer private traditional rooms and shared rooms. The traditional, private rooms are just like a standard hotel room. Shared rooms come in Female-Only and Male-Only and can sleep up to 5 guests. Guests of The Wayfarer also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and common social spaces like the fully-equipped community kitchen and year-round heated pool as well as on-site guest laundry. Less
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Samantha I
August 19, 2017|
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Response from Magnolia3333 | Reviewed this property |
Samantha - Right in front of the hotel, there are bikes that are labeled "Wayfarer." Not sure if there's a cost, but ask the staff. The hope is that you can use for free. Another good thing about the Wayfarer is that... More
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April 12, 2017|
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Response from fa1949 | Reviewed this property |
practically across the street from the train station -easy walk ck out on google map
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