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Hotel Description

The Waterman places you in the center of Santa Barbara, within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara City College. Highlights at this hotel include an outdoor swimming pool and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with cable channels, and all 31 individually decorated rooms feature free local calls, hair dryers, and desks. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Housekeeping is available on request.

Enjoy the pool loungers along with access to bike rentals and hiking/biking trails. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and coffee/tea in a common area. There's also the convenience of self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star The Funk Zone hotel, you'll be 1.6 km (1 mi) from Santa Barbara County Courthouse and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Santa Barbara Zoo.

Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (Queen Bed & Twin Murphy Bed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$186* Per night/room 8 Mar. - 9 Mar.

Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (King Bed & Twin Murphy Bed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (King Bed & Twin Murphy Bed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, Non Smoking (2 Twin Bunk Beds and Twin Murphy Bed)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (Queen Bed & Twin Murphy Bed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at The Waterman. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Santa Barbara hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 31 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2014
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) (16.8 km / 10.4 mi)
  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Waterman offers 31 accommodations with shared/communal kitchens and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • 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.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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 may be 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Car not required
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Uncovered self parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Wayfarer Hostel
  • Wayfarer Hostel Santa Barbara
  • Wayfarer Santa Barbara
  • Wayfarer Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Wayfarer Hotel
  • The Wayfarer
  • The Waterman Hotel
  • The Waterman Santa Barbara
  • The Waterman Hotel Santa Barbara

You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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