Best Western


5620 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2319
Phone: 805/967-3200   |   Fax: 805/683-4466   |   121 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn!

Enjoy easy access to the freeway from our Goleta hotel, conveniently located with a great proximity to beach destinations and Santa Barbara.

BEST WESTERN Goleta has only one goal: To make sure every guest has a fantastic trip. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, enjoy a spacious cool room and the best amenities that set the stage for a memorable trip. At our BEST WESTERN Santa Barbara hotel, guests always come first and each of our staff members is committed to making your stay comfortable.

The BEST WESTERN South Coast Inn is known for cleanliness, a great value and our free, hot breakfast. Stay close to the beach without overpaying and enjoy a great value during your trip to southern California. The Santa Barbara Airport is close by, making it easy to catch those early morning flights. As an airport-adjacent hotel, we host a number of guests in town for short stays and who are looking for an easy commute to their connecting flight.

Our hotel in Goleta is also close to UCSB, and a number of students, faculty and staff stay with us. If you're here for a special event like graduation or homecoming, depend on our Goleta hotel staff to make you feel right at home. Professors and faculty who need an extended stay enjoy the large rooms and quiet of our property, ideal for taking care of business or grading papers.

With the beaches steps away and quaint restaurant and dining options nearby, a trip to the area is always a treat. When guests stay at our Goleta hotel, they know they'll be treated to luxury bedding while taking advantage of an unbeatable value. Location is everything, and there's no reason why you can't do a little beach bumming even when in town for a few days of work-related travel. Please excuse our dust! We've heard your feedback and are working to create a better hotel for your future visits. We will be making changes through May 2016.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Local fitness center privileges
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Hot tub, whirlpool
  • Table tennis/ping-pong
  • On-site coin operated laundry
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services, outgoing fax (nominal fee), complimentary incoming fax
  • Photocopy services (nominal fee)
  • Local shuttle, service also available complimentary to all local businesses
  • Free parking
  • Exterior corridor
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Courier
  • Notary public
  • Shipping
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Airport car, 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Outdoor parking


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Conveniently located, the best western plus south coast inn in Goleta, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 34.441695  /  Latitude: -119.820215


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The south. Take Interstate 101 North, take the Patterson Avenue Exit. Turn right on Patterson Avenue. Make an immediate left at the first stoplight on Calle Real. The BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn is located ¾ mile up the road on the right side.

From: The north. Take Interstate 101 South, take the Fairview Avenue Exit and turn left over the freeway. Turn right on Calle Real at the second stoplight. The BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn is located ½ mile down on the left side.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park

Plan to see both history and scenic beauty in California. The Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park is located near Goleta in the Santa Ynez Mountains of the Los Padres National Forest. The Chumash Native Americans created the rock art on the cave walls, in the 1600s and earlier.

Hike down a steep path to the protected entrance of the cave, to take a look at these incredible, colorful art carvings. The cave has been included on the National Register of Historical Places since 1972. This sandstone cave is a must-see for visitors in the Santa Barbara area in central coast region of California. 

El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Site

A former military installation, the Presidio of Santa Barbara is one of the city's most significant landmarks. Just off of Main Street, at the corner of Santa Barbara Street and East Canon Perdido Street, visitors can see two of the original sections of the Presidio quadrangle.

You won't want to miss out on a tour of El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Site, a top destination near Santa Barbara and the central coast of CA.

An active archeological dig continues at the site as well as on-going reconstruction of the original layout of buildings. The original El Cuartel section of the Presidio is Santa Barbara's oldest building and the second oldest in California. Escape the hustle and bustle of busy Santa Barbara for a visit to this state historic park and enjoy a look into California's past.

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

Established in 1928 when a flight school developed an airstrip, the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport can be found near Goleta, west of Santa Barbara. Throughout the years, this Central Coast airport expanded its services and structures. In 1932, the airport serviced its first commercial flight with Pacific Seaboard Airlines, followed by United Airlines in 1936. By 1941, the airport became the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

Five commercial airlines service passengers with non-stop flights to Los Angeles, Denver, Seattle, San Francisco and Phoenix. Terminal amenities include dining, shopping, car rental agencies and convenient parking. For those who want to become a pilot, there are three flight schools at the airport: Spitfire Aviation, Above All Aviation and Red Baron Aviation. 

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from golf courses
  • 1 mile(s) from tennis courts
  • 2 mile(s) from Orchid Estate
  • 2 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Research Park
  • 2 mile(s) from Raytheon
  • 2 mile(s) from Goleta Business Park
  • 3 mile(s) from Isla Vista
  • 3 mile(s) from beach
  • 3 mile(s) from Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics
  • 5 mile(s) from Sandpiper Golf Course
  • 5 mile(s) from Earl Warren Show Grounds
  • 8 mile(s) from downtown Santa Barbara
  • 8 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Mission
  • 20 mile(s) from Lake Cachuma State Park
  • 35 mile(s) from Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country
  • 35 mile(s) from Chumash Casino
  • 50 mile(s) from Vandenberg Air Force Base

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Nearby Restaurants

  • .1 mile(s) from Carrows
  • .2 mile(s) from Outback Steak House
  • .2 mile(s) from Mimis Café
  • .2 mile(s) from Sushi Teri
  • .2 mile(s) from China City
  • .2 mile(s) from Quiznos
  • .4 mile(s) from Rusty's Pizza
  • .4 mile(s) from Margies Diner
  • 1 mile(s) from Pepe's
  • 2 mile(s) from Elephant Bar
  • 2 mile(s) from Woody's Bodacious Barbecue
  • 3 mile(s) from Beachside Café
  • 3 mile(s) from Chili's
  • 3 mile(s) from Chevy's
  • 3.5 mile(s) from Café Delight, Mediterranean cuisine


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Goleta. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

August 2016

August 6 & 7, 2016
22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival

Don't miss the 22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival on August 6th and 7th. Make your way to downtown Watsonville to find all of the music vendors, live music, parades and more. This is a free, all-ages event.

September 2016

September 10, 2016
An Evening with Ray LaMontagne

Make your way to the Santa Barbara Bowl on September 10 for live performance from Ray LaMontagne. The raspy, baritone-voiced LaMontagne makes a stop in Santa Barbara as just one stop on his 45-city tour in support of his sixth studio album, Ouroboros.

October 2016

October 7 – 10, 2016
Celebration of Harvest Weekend

Hosted by the Santa Barbara Vintners, the Celebration of Harvest Weekend is one of the area's premier annual events. You'll find select locations throughout the Santa Ynez Valley hosting dinners and tastings – enjoy the hard work of local vintners as they pour a fine selection of reds and whites.

October 8, 2016
Pioneer Day Parade

Make the most of your summer visit to Paso Robles. Be sure to check out the Pioneer Day Parade on October 8th. Head for the Paso Robles City Park near downtown for this annual event. Day-long activities include classic car showcases, the actual parade, and a free bean feed.

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