95.0% Based on 438 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near Presidio Santa Barbara

Close to the beach

Within a 15-minute walk of this The Funk Zone hotel, you'll find Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara City College. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of Art are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

An area shuttle and free self parking are featured at this hotel, along with an outdoor pool. Guests will appreciate free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. Laundry facilities and concierge services are also provided.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

In addition to free WiFi, the 31 guestrooms offer premium bedding and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities include showers and free toiletries.

Room, Multiple Beds (Private)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
C$243 per night

Room, Women only (Dormitory)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Room, Multiple Beds (Private)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, Men only (Dormitory)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

95.0% of guests recommend out of 438 reviews


Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. The Wayfarer also features an outdoor pool, concierge services, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Santa Barbara hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 31 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) (16.8 km / 10.4 mi)
  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Wayfarer offers 31 accommodations with designer toiletries and shared/communal kitchens. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Flat-screen television
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • 24-hour check-in


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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