Welcome to UCSB
Located just off U.S. Highway 101, the BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn is a great choice for travelers looking to stay near UCSB, downtown Santa Barbara, and the beaches. Guests headed to the university can enjoy an easy, 11-minute drive on Calle Real and Los Carneros Road.
As part of the University of California system, UCSB is one of California's most sought-after schools and it attracts many prospective students, visiting parents, and UCSB Gauchos fans to the area. Choose to stay with us thanks to our TripAdvisor-recommended guest service, a free, full breakfast, and plenty of entertainment options – including free Internet to stream on portable devices, an outdoor pool, and table tennis center.
Don't forget to check-in with our front desk and ask about our local shuttle service to UCSB, perfect for those looking to attend a Gaucho match, tour the beautiful campus, which includes highlights like Storke Tower and the Davidson Library, or attend major events like graduation, Homecoming, and new student orientation week.