Beautiful Views, Residence-Style Rooms
Guests can book a comfortable non-smoking single or double room with twin beds, high-speed internet access with lagoon or campus views. The Summer Inn can house a maximum of 58 guests, making it an ideal venue for group retreats and reunions.
Each room features amenities like complimentary towels, linens, pillows and blankets. Make sure to bring your mobile phones, as there are no landlines installed in any of the rooms. Generous closet and drawer space is available.
Upon request, the front desk can provide cribs, and an iron and ironing board, as well as extra blankets and towels. Washers and dryers are available on the first floor, on the northwest corner of the Carrillo Dining Commons building. Payment for laundry services is by credit card only.
Relax in the loft-style lounge, featuring a large screen television and a balcony with sweeping ocean and campus views.
Beautiful mesa setting landscaped with native plants and a stunning ocean view.
Guests can relax and swim at the Carrillo Swimming Pool on the grounds of the Summer Inn. Lounge in the sunshine on cabana style chairs or enjoy a sunset swim with all-hours access to pool facilities arranged by the Summer Inn staff.
Breath-taking views of the 94 acre ecologically sensitive habitat of the campus lagoon and Pacific Ocean.
The shared bathrooms feature a wash basin, full-sized shower and toilet. Throughout the Summer Inn, there is approximately one bathroom per two guest rooms. All bathrooms are located along the hallway and can be locked for privacy during use.
The Summer Inn offers a light service kitchen on the second floor, featuring a microwave, a sub-zero refrigerator/freezer, and sink.
Lounge Area and Study Rooms
Relax and watch your favorite shows at the Summer Inn’s loft-style lounge, featuring a large-screen television and a balcony with sweeping lagoon and campus views. Those seeking a quiet space to catch up on work or school assignments can avail of the study rooms located on each floor of the Summer Inn.
All Summer Inn guests receive complimentary wireless internet access. You can also access the Internet through the guest computer provided on the first floor. For regulations governing Internet access and security on the UC Santa Barbara campus, visit the Residential Computer Network (ResNet) website or call (805) 893-2649.
The Carrillo Swimming Pool
Guests can relax and swim at the Carrillo Swimming Pool on the grounds of the Summer Inn. Lounge in the sunshine on cabana-style chairs or enjoy a sunset swim with all-hours access to pool facilities arranged by the Summer Inn staff.
Front Desk Service
The Summer Inn’s front desk staff are available to assist guests from 8-11 a.m. and 3-9 p.m. every day. Check-in services are only available between 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Check outs are from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Guests arriving outside of the available hours need make arrangements with Summer Inn staff at least 24 hours in advance.
The Carrillo Dining Commons
Summer Inn guests can take advantage of the all-you-can-eat, buffet-style meals served daily at the newly-renovated Carrillo Dining Commons. The buffet stations feature fresh pizza, a Mongolian grill, a pasta bar, a hamburger grill, newly-baked breads, a wholesome salad bar, and a selection of hot entrees and desserts.
Adult meal ticket $12.00
Children 3-12 $9.00.
Other On-Campus Dining Options
Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of delicious dining opportunities right on the UC Santa Barbara campus. The University Center (UCEN) features a number of cuisines and meal options from establishments like Root 217, Romaine’s, Santorini’s and Panda Express. If you’re walking around campus, come out and enjoy a coffee or a sandwich at the Coral Tree Café.
The bordering student community of Isla Vista features affordable food and a vibrant college-town atmosphere. Check out the famous Freebirds World Burritos, a UC Santa Barbara staple, within walking distance from the main campus. Health-conscious diners can head to Silvergreens for sandwiches, soups and salads. Or, pick up a pizza from Woodstock’s, a student favorite.
The Summer Inn is a reasonably-priced place to stay while visiting UC Santa Barbara for campus tours, events and reunions.
The Summer Inn Santa Barbara is located on the UC Santa Barbara campus and is operated by UCSB Alumni. The Summer Inn makes use of many University facilities like the Manzanita Village residence halls, the Carrillo Dining Commons, the Recreation Center, the Carrillo Pool and access to the bike paths, campus parking and other campus services.
The Summer Inn welcomes all campus visitors.
There is approximately one bathroom for every two guest rooms. Bathrooms are single use and come equipped with a sink, toilet and shower. All bathrooms are located along the hallway and can be locked for privacy during use.
We provide guests with linens, bedding, pillows and towels. We advise bringing your own towels and mats for use at the pool or at the beach.
Bring proper walking shoes some of the beautiful walking paths on campus and perhaps a jacket for the evening. Temperatures during the summer average from a low of 60 to a high of 75, with foggy mornings and cool evenings. This is great weather for outdoor sports and activities, so bring your swimsuits and active wear.