4.8 out of 5

With a stay at The Wayfarer in Santa Barbara (West Beach), you'll be minutes from Reagan Ranch Center and Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

This hostel is close to Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Stay in one of 31 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. The Wayfarer also features an outdoor pool, concierge services, and laundry facilities. For a fee, parking is available.

This 3.5-star Santa Barbara hostel is smoke free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Wayfarer offers 31 shared 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 high-speed Internet access.

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

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a free continental breakfast, available each day of your stay.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport transportation is offered on request. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A cash deposit or credit 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.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Tourism fee: USD 2.99 per accommodation, per stay
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hostel Name

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

You should know

The Wayfarer offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).