Hotel Near UCSB
Students and parents looking for hotels near UCSB would be hard pressed to find a better located, more locally-inspired destination than Hotel Milo. Our chic décor and rich history represents the area’s beachy and artsy aesthetic, and we are just a ten minute drive from campus. Located right on the water by downtown Santa Barbara, we offer the convenience of getting to the school and the allure of being near the heart of the city’s liveliest neighborhoods.
This hotel near UCSB has a breadth of attractions within walking distance and on the way to orientation, move-in or graduation. A short walk from Milo, Stearns Wharf attracts locals and travelers with its highly frequented pier and collection of seaside restaurants—our favorites are the Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach and the Santa Barbara Shellfish Company.
When commuting from the hotel to the University of California Santa Barbara, you can take a direct route through Goleta and stop by the art-centric Funk Zone in downtown Santa Barbara and the naturally-inspiring San Marcos Foothills Nature Preserve. For a more scenic drive, allow for a few extra minutes and take back roads along the coast for breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
Milo’s accommodations are as charming as you’ll find when searching for hotels near UCSB. Luxury and relaxation await in our premier Ocean View King Room with panoramic views of the coast. Solo travelers looking for a more modest and affordable place to rest their head when they visit Santa Barbara may find a cute and pragmatic option in one of our Milo Mini rooms.