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    The Wayfarer

    12 East Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2323
    (805) 845-1000
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    Room & Suite (57)
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “funk zone” (72 reviews)
    “hotel hostel” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 330 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Rooms were SO small. Smaller than new york hotel rooms. The bathroom wasn't functional at all...drawer didn't even open. Hotel is also a hostel which they don't tell you so there were grimy people walking around the whole time. There was also a creepy janitor...More

    Thank brooke92626
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The pictures you see are a great representation of what the property is really like. This was my first time in Santa Barbara and for my quick single night stay it was nicely priced for the quality and everything that was included. The staff was...More

    1  Thank Tamara L
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was my first time staying at the Wayfarer and I will be returning. The property stays true to the Funk Zone of Santa Barbara - the decor, vibes, location are so fun. The room is cozy, practical and beautiful. The bathroom is a unique...More

    Thank vincentalan
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Clean, comfortable, and funky at a very reasonable price. I'd stay here every time I visit Santa Barbara. My friend recommended it and didn't steer me wrong. "Alexa" was fun and surprising. Pool was perfect place for some early morning Yoga.More

    Thank ellerayny
    Response from Kristin B, General Manager at The WayfarerResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Ellerayny, Thank you so much for the awesome 5 star review! It is great to see you enjoyed the hotel amenities. Thanks to your friend for the recommendation and thanks to you for staying! We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best, Kristin...More

    Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

    Our room was on the small side but perfectly serviceable. The hotel decor is funky and the staff were helpful. It's very much in like the Ace hotel in Portland. The best part of the Wayfarer is the location - it's right in the middle...More

    Thank chouchou007
    Response from Kristin B, General Manager at The WayfarerResponded 27 November 2017

    Hi chouchou007, It is great to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us! The entire staff takes pride in providing the best possible experience for visitors to the Wayfarer and we appreciate the feedback. W hope to welcome you back again soon! ~Kristin...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$155 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    Samantha I
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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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    12 April 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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    6 January 2017|
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    "Ground floor room with pool access and lounge chairs on patio"
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