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Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
3 out of 5
1.2 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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The price is $188 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (141 reviews)

"This was a very nice , clean , cozy comfy hotel. Great atmosphere. I would definitely stay here again in the future!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
Sunny Condo With Water Views on Ellwood Preserve
2.1 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
30 Days in Goleta

"My wife and I enjoyed our stay. The place was just like the pictures. It was perfect for our visit with family in Santa Barbara. Close to shopping and just 20 minutes from our family. It was in a quiet neighborhood. You are close to the airport. The Santa Barbara airport isn't busy and there wasn't ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2019

Sunny Condo With Water Views on Ellwood Preserve
Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
3 out of 5
1.7 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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The price is $143 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (477 reviews)

"Very clean with a nice Santa Barbara vibe. One whole wall in the lobby is a painting of Santa Barbara coastline. Just a few blocks from 101 but not busy or noisy at all. Easy 10 minute drive to Santa Barbara town or to UCSB. Would definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
Walk to Beach, Sleeps 5 to 6, Santa Barbara/goleta
Beautiful Remodeled Home
2.7 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Great place to stay

"I loved the location, so close from the beach. I enjoyed the bikes that we could borrow from the garage. The apartment was perfect for our party of 7. The process to check in and out very easy. I would definitely come back!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Beautiful Remodeled Home
Beautiful Home 5 Minutes to Ucsb
2.2 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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Beautiful Home 5 Minutes to Ucsb
Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta
3 out of 5
1.8 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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The price is $152 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (388 reviews)

"Staff was great. But the electric blackout shade in my room (201) was not working, and stuck in the down position. It was the only window. So my room had zero natural light. I would love if Expedia would give me a partial refund, perhaps $50. Otherwise I may consider booking directly with a hotel, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta
Newly Remodeled 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Near Ucsb & Beach
Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta
2 out of 5
1.8 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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The price is $99 per night
3.6/5Good! (991 reviews)

"This place is very clean and the staff are very kind and sweet!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta
Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta
2.5 out of 5
2.2 mi from University of California-Santa Barbara
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The price is $127 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (847 reviews)

"Stayed 2 nights. Coffee was horrible, towels were dirty and smelled like dirt and poop. Oh and the younger girl at the front desk with long dark brown hair was very weird and rude. Breakfast was an orange and granola bar. Other than that room was clean and beds were very comfortable. Super quiet. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta
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University of California-Santa Barbara is located in a welcoming area of Isla Vista known for its beautiful beaches and bird watching. If you're looking for a convenient place to stay, you might search for properties close to public transportation so it's easy to get around.

Staying Near University of California-Santa Barbara

Pick from 26 hotels and accommodations within 5 miles of University of California-Santa Barbara, including these selections:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta: This 3-star hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its bar and pool.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta: With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and pool.
  • Pacifica Suites: This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its beach locale and comfortable rooms.

Things to See and Do Near University of California-Santa Barbara

While you're in town visiting University of California-Santa Barbara, you can explore the sights within a couple miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the exhibits at Rancho La Patera and Stow House and South Coast Railroad Museum. Consider spending a leisurely afternoon outside at Goleta Point, Coal Oil Point Reserve, or Santa Barbara Orchid Estate. Explore nature at Goleta Beach and Goleta Butterfly Grove.

Glen Annie Golf Club, Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens, and Sandpiper Golf Club are a few additional nearby sights. You might also stop by Upper State Street, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from University of California-Santa Barbara, or Santa Barbara City College which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around University of California-Santa Barbara?
University of California-Santa Barbara is located in a welcoming area of Santa Barbara known for its beautiful beaches and bird watching. You’ll find 32 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
Where is the best place to stay near University of California-Santa Barbara?
Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It’s located 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from University of California-Santa Barbara. Other good choices within 5 miles include Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta and Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near University of California-Santa Barbara, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available near University of California-Santa Barbara.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near University of California-Santa Barbara?
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What can I see and do near University of California-Santa Barbara?
You’ll want to browse the exhibits at Rancho La Patera and Stow House and South Coast Railroad Museum. Enjoy the outdoors at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, Goleta Butterfly Grove, or Goleta Point. Goleta Beach, Isla Vista Beach, and Campus Beach are great spots if you want to spend some time by the water during your stay.

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