Santa Ynez Apartments

Property Description

The Santa Ynez Apartment Complex is located a half mile from the main campus on El Colegio Road and available to summer conferences. The complex has 200 two-bedroom apartments, which accommodate four people each.  All apartments are fully furnished and include linen service and wireless high-speed Internet. The complex has on-site laundry facilities and is accessible via bus or off-street bike and walking paths.

  • Two-story buildings connected by stairs (there is no elevator access to second floor apartments).
  • Ground floor apartments have patios, while second story apartments have balconies.
  • Large fields for soccer and other activities, as well as a sand volleyball court.
  • Offers Community Centers that feature a piano, flat screen TV, LCD Interactive Screen, Pool Table, Foosball, and vending machines.
  • On site parking is available.
  • Room layout graphic shown is approximate in scale (actual furniture configurations may differ; beds are not “lofted” for Summer Conferences).


  • Living and Dining Room
    • Couch & chair
    • Dining table with four chairs
    • End table
    • Lamp
  • Bedrooms (2 per apartment) & Linens
    • Two single beds per bedroom (Room layout graphic shown is approximate in scale; actual furniture configurations may differ; beds are not “lofted” for Summer Conferences).
    • Double closet
    • Two desks
    • Two dressers
    • 5 Closet hangers
    • Linen service includes sheets, a blanket, a pillow, and a pillowcase; new linen will be provided each week                 
  • Kitchen
    • Table service for four, including knives, forks, spoons, cups, and plates
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove/oven
    • Electric tea kettle 
  • Bathrooms (1½ per apartment)
    • Shower curtain
    • Towels and washcloths (changed twice per week)
    • Toilet paper, wastebasket
  • Additional
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Laundry facilities
    • There is a phone in the Santa Ynez Conference Office
    • There are no phones in individual rooms 


  • Rooms and bathrooms are ready upon arrival. Sheets, blankets, and a pillow are placed on each bed with 2 towels and 1 washcloth per person. Towels may be exchanged at the Conference & Hospitality Services Apartments Office. Once a week, housekeeping will clean the common areas and exchange towels in the apartment. If beds are clear of personal belongings, the linens will also be exchanged once a week.  

Walking Times

  • Bus Stop 1 minute
  • Isla Vista Beach 12 minutes
  • UCSB Bus Loop & Main Campus 20 minutes
  • Camino Real Shopping Center 25 minutes

Receiving Mail

P.O. boxes are available for rent at the campus University Center.
Cost: $15/quarter + $5 key deposit (refundable IF key is returned).

Note: Mail cannot be sent directly to the complex address. Items will be returned to sender.