Directions to UCSB

The UCSB Visitor Center is located on the ground floor of the Student Affairs Administrative Services Building (SAASB).
  • The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is less than two miles from the UCSB campus. Taxis from SBA to UCSB usually cost $18 for the one-way trip so please bring cash. 
  • Amtrak trains service the area with terminals in downtown Santa Barbara and in Goleta.
Directions from Highway 101 North or South

Parking

  • Park in Lot 18 (Mesa Parking Structure) or Lot 16.
  • Pay for parking at any parking kiosk machine.
  • Display the permit on the dashboard of your vehicle.
  • View current UCSB parking rates.

Nearby Hotels

The following lists contain hotels in Goleta, which is the closest city to UCSB, and Santa Barbara. Please note that hotel information listed below does not reflect any endorsement by or affiliation with UC Santa Barbara.*

*Excludes The Club & Guest House, Santa Ynez Apartments, and Summer Inn at UC Santa Barbara
Goleta Area Hotels
Best Western South Coast Inn
5620 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 967-3200
Fax: (805) 683-4466
The Club & Guest House at UC Santa Barbara
Building 581
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-7000
Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
401 Storke Road
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 968-0500
Fax: (805) 968-0505
Extended Stay America
4870 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Phone: (805) 692-1882
Fax: (805) 692-1833
Hampton Inn
5665 Hollister Ave
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 681-9800
Fax: (805) 681-9844
Hilton Garden Inn
6878 Hollister Ave
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 562-5966
Fax: (805) 562-5998
The Kimpton Goodland Hotel
5650 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 964-6241
Fax: (805) 964-8467
Motel 6
5897 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 964-3596
Fax: (805) 683-0647
Pacifica Suites
5490 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 683-6722
Fax: (805) 683-4121
Ramada Santa Barbara
4770 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 964-3511
Fax: (805) 964-0075
Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta
6350 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 770-5031
Fax: (805) 770-5032
UCSB Santa Ynez Apartments
6750 El Colegio Road
Goleta, CA 93117
(Open June - September)
Phone: 805-893-3072
Super 8 Motel
6021 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 967-5591
Fax: (805) 964-2461
Summer Inn Santa Barbara
Located on the UCSB campus
(Open June - August)
Phone: (805) 893-2649
Fax: (805) 893-2662
Santa Barbara Area Hotels
Avania Inn
128 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 963-4471
Fax: (805) 962-2633
Bath Street Inn Bed & Breakfast
1720 Bath Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 682-9680
Fax: (805) 569-1281
Beach House Inn
800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 966-1126
Fax: 1 (866) 220-7569
Belmont El Encanto
320 West Yanonali Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 845-5800

Best Western Pepper Tree Inn
3850 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 687-5511
Fax: (805) 682-2410
Cabrillo Inn at the Beach
931 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 966-1641
Fax: (805) 965-1623
Canary Hotel
31 West Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 884-0300
Fax: (805) 884-8153
Day's Inn
1601 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 966-0807
Fax: (805) 966-6502
Fess Parker's Doubletree
633 East Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: (805) 564-4333
Fax: (805) 564-4964
Four Seasons Biltmore Luxury Hotel
1260 Channel Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Phone: (805) 969-2261
Fax: (805) 565-8323
Holiday Inn Express/Hotel Virginia
17 West Haley Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 963-9757
Fax: (805) 963-1747
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
202 West Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (888) 919-8330
Fax: (805) 962-1372
Hotel Santa Barbara
533 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 957-9300
Fax: (805) 962-2142
Inn at East Beach
1029 Orilla Del Mar
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: (805) 965-0546
Fax: (805) 962-7595
Lemon Tree Inn
2819 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 687-6444
Fax: (805) 687-4432
Rose Garden Inn
3643 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 687-6461
Fax: (805) 682-0719
Sandpiper Lodge
3525 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (800) 405-6343
Fax: (805) 687-2271
Santa Barbara Inn
901 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (800) 231-0431
Fax: (805) 966-6584
Spanish Garden Inn
915 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 564-4700
Fax: (805) 564-4701
Upham Hotel
1404 De la Vina
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 962-0058
Fax: (805) 963-2825
Upham Hotel Country House
1323 De la Vina
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 962-0058
Fax: (805) 963-2825
A White Jasmine Inn
1327 Bath St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 966-0589
Fax: (805) 564-8610
(Please call first)