Visiting Santa Barbara

When visiting Santa Barbara, UCSB alumni, friends and family receive discounted rates from participating hotels. 

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Hotel Milo

UCSB Alumni and Family receive up to 10% off accommodations at Hotel Milo. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, stunning ocean views from rooftop terraces, and complimentary beach cruiser bicycles while you relish the Santa Barbara atmosphere. To take advantage of this discount click here and book today..

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Pacifica Suites

Located only 2 miles from UCSB, enjoy our all-suite hotel featuring separate living room and bedrooms, with a balcony or patio, and choice of pool, mountain or garden view. Offering complimentary airport shuttle service, complimentary hot cooked-to-order plated breakfast each morning, and complimentary wine and beer reception Monday-Thursday. Enter “ALUMNI” as the promo code and receive 20% off your entire stay!

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Belmond El Encanto

Receive special mid week rates (Sunday - Thursday) at Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara's only Forbes Five-Star luxury hotel. Amenities include guest transportation within 5 miles of our resort, use of motorized bicycles, welcome bottle of Santa Barbara wine, heated outdoor zero-edge pool, luxury spa and daily fitness classes, in-room Nespresso coffee, high-speed wireless Internet and daily newspaper. Pet friendly.

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Kimpton Goodland

Only two miles away from UCSB, The Kimpton Goodland is the epitome of true Californian style. With chic surf-inspired rooms, delightful food and beverage options, and an ambiance of artistic sophistication, we promise an experience you won’t forget. UCSB alumni and family also enjoy an exclusive offer of up to 25% our best rates! Click here and book today.


Hotel Californian

This 121 room hotel is just steps away from the beach and the Funk Zone. Immerse yourself in luxury, shop Santa Barbara’s historic downtown State Street, and take a dip in the rooftop pool. This new resort has been highlighted in countless magazines and publications!

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Ramada Inn

Members receive up to a 20% discount. Call the Ramada at (805)-964-3511 and ask for the UCSB Alumni Rate.

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The Wayfarer

Receive up to 20% off the Best Available Rate*. Call (805)-845-1000 and ask for the UCSB Rate. Book online using Corporate/Promo Code "UCSB ALUMNI". *Must present UCSB Alumni Card at check-in

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Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

Receive up to 15% off our Best Available Rate. Call (805) 967-3200 and ask for the Gaucho rate. Located close to UCSB and the Santa Barbara Airport. Relax at our newly renovated property. Includes use of our heated pool, spa, gym and hot breakfast.


HOPR Bike Share

HOPR is powering 600 new dockless bikes in the University of California, Santa Barbara this August. HOPR bikes are a fun, healthy, and low cost commuting option for UCSB and Isla Vista. To get hoppin’, download the HOPR Transit App and choose a pass. 


Bird scooter share

Bird has landed in nests throughout Isla Vista...Bird Scooters are not allowed to be parked or charged on university property and may only be ridden on roadways and parking lots and not campus bicycle paths or sidewalks. Sign up with Bird and use code XOVZBG to get a free ride!