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The Wayfarer

Hotel Class
3.5 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
502 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Stearns Wharf
    10 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Lobero Theater
    14 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Enterprise Fish Company
    2 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)
    12 min drive

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Book online or call:

+64 9913 4658
  • Room, Multiple Beds (Private)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, Multiple Beds (Private)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, Men only (Dormitory)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Room, Women only (Dormitory)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Santa Barbara

The Wayfarer is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Santa Barbara Zoo and Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Stearns Wharf - 10 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Santa Barbara Harbor - 12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Lobero Theater - 14 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Presidio Santa Barbara - 15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 3 min walk
  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Enterprise Fish Company — 2 min walk
  • Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company — 3 min walk
  • Helena Avenue Bakery — 3 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Wine Collective — 3 min walk
  • The Lark — 3 min walk

About this property

The Wayfarer

3.5-star Santa Barbara hotel in The Funk Zone, walk to Stearns Wharf
An outdoor pool, concierge services and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk. All 31 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, premium bedding and flat-screen TVs. Showers and free toiletries are also available to guests.
The Wayfarer offers 31 forms of accommodation with designer toiletries and shared/communal kitchens. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.
Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in available 24 hours

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Diners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Property is also known as

  • Wayfarer Hostel Santa Barbara
  • Wayfarer Hostel
  • Wayfarer Santa Barbara

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen

Nearby activities

Activities

4.4

Excellent

5 - Excellent
277
4 - Good
157
3 - Okay
45
2 - Mediocre
13
1 - Poor
10
4.7
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

1/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very good staff very comfortable plce to stay.. great price

Stayed 6 nights in Nov. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great location! Staff was super nice. Carpet and shower curtain were a little worn out but otherwise room was good and comfy

Stayed 3 nights in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Breakfast was okay, but I would have liked to have had scrambled eggs.

Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

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