Travel & Lodging

This year, CJU returns to the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort (formerly known as The Fess Parker – A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort) located on Santa Barbara's beautiful coastline just one-half mile from downtown.

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

The Hilton Santa Barbara is sold out.

We recommend booking one of the alternate hotels listed below.

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Accommodations at the Hilton Santa Barbara can only be booked directly through CJU.

Staying elsewhere? We have a shuttle!

Throughout the event, the CJU18 shuttle will run regularly from early morning to late evening, including trips back to the hotels following the After Party and CJU Funk Zone. The shuttle will make stops at the designated locations along Cabrillo Boulevard. See the map below for details.

Designated Shuttle Stops:

Loop One

  • Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Inn
  • Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Loop Two

  • Harbor View Inn
  • Hotel Milo
  • The Best Western Beachside Inn
  • Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Alternate Hotel Recommendations

Hotels are listed in order of proximity to the event.

Santa Barbara Inn

901 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: 805-770-8882
Rates starting at $329
Discounted CJU rates available
when you call the hotel directly

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

1111 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: 805-882-1234
Rates starting at $284
Click here to reserve

Motel 6

443 Corona Del Mar
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: 805-564-1392
Rates starting at $129

Inn at East Beach

1029 Orilla Del Mar
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: 805-965-0546
Rates starting at $223

Harbor View Inn

28 W Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 800-755-0222
Rates starting at $660
25% off best available rate by
using group code: CJSEPTCON

Hotel Californian

36 State St
Santa Barbara, CA. 93103
Phone: 805-882-0100
Rates starting at $484

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

121 State St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 877-270-1392
Rates starting at $253

The Wayfarer

12 E Montecito St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-845-1000
Rates starting at $254

Hotel Milo

202 W Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 800-755-0222
Rates starting at $260

The Franciscan Inn

109 Bath St
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: 805-963-8845
Rates starting at $170

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

306 W Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 800-716-6199
Rates starting at $249

Best Western Beachside Inn

336 W Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Phone: 805-965-6556
Rates starting at $220

Contact hotel directly for updates on rates and availability

Flying to Santa Barbara

We recommend two options for air transportation to Santa Barbara: the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) or Los Angeles Airport (LAX). The Santa Barbara Airport is 11.4 miles north of the Hilton Santa Barbara and the Los Angeles Airport is located 96 miles south.

If flying in/out of LAX, the Santa Barbara Airbus will pick you up right at LAX and drop you at the Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. Click here for schedule and rates.

There are two additional airport options within a two hour drive of Santa Barbara included below.

Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

601 Firestone Blvd
Goleta, CA 93117

Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)

2627 North Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505

Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX)

3249 Terminal Dr
Santa Maria, CA 93455