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The UC Irvine campus is about 4 miles from Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA). UC Irvine has negotiated discounted rates with many hotels near the airport and UCI (in Costa Mesa, Irvine and Newport Beach). Several hotels provide a shuttle to/from the airport, and to/from UCI. Be sure to verify with the hotel whether shuttle service is offered and whether there is a fee for this service. There is a drop-off zone near W Peltason Dr. and Pereira Drive, Irvine, CA, near the UCI Conference Center.

Unfortunately, there's no on-campus housing available to us this year. We'd like to suggest checking out the Atrium Hotel, adjacent to John Wayne Airport and just a few miles from the campus. They offer a free shuttle service to UCI, free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

List of Places to stay

The following are accomodations located nearby the campus; you can find a full list of recommendations from a resource page on UCI website (details subject to change at any time). Anyone visiting the UCI campus for any reason may take advantage of these offers. When making the reservation be sure to let the hotel know that you are visiting UCI and that you chose the hotel from the UCI hotel listing.

Atrium Hotel

18700 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 833-2770, Fax: (949) 757-0330
Marine de Rogez, VDR Manager, (949) 428-3797
E-mail: (use Rate/Corp/Promo Code: UCI)
UCI Rate: $95
2.7 miles to UCI

  • Shuttle to and from UCI and John Wayne Airport
    (and all other locations within a 3 mile radius of the hotel)
  • Full Breakfast Buffet
  • Wi-Fi in all guestrooms & public spaces of the hotel
  • Self parking

Ayres Hotel and Suites - Costa Mesa

325 Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(800) 322-9992
Fax: (714) 549-3741
Sam Alamillo, Sales Manager, (714) 429-9372 ext. 502
UCI Rate: $99
3.6 miles to UCI

  • Shuttle to/from John Wayne Airport and UCI
  • Full Breakfast
  • Freshly baked cookies and fresh fruit in lobby each evening
  • In-room Internet access
  • Parking

Hilton - Costa Mesa

3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Lily Stein, Sales Manager, (714) 438-4955
UCI Rate: $139
5 miles to UCI

  • Discounted group rates for 10 or more rooms
  • Meeting space; on site restaurant and bar
  • Shuttle service to/from OC Airport and UCI

Holiday Inn Express

2070 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(800) 315-2621, (949) 631-6000
Brittany Doerner, Sales Manager
UCI Rate: $89
5.8 miles to UCI

  • Full Hot Buffet Breakfast
  • Parking
  • High Speed Internet
  • Freshly Baked Cookies each Evening
  • USA Today Newspaper
  • Business Center

Travelodge- Orange County Airport

1400 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 557-8700, Fax: (714) 557-9164, (888) 515-5375
website link
UCI Rate: Single Occupancy $62, Double Occupancy $67, Weekly $350
3.8 miles to UCI

  • Complimentary shuttle within 3 miles including UCI and John Wayne Airport
  • All rooms include Microwave, Fridge, Coffee Maker, Safe
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Business Center

Courtyard by Marriott - John Wayne Airport

2701 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 757-1200
Kristina Black, Account Executive
website link
UCI Rate: $209 weekdays, $84 weekends
2.7 miles to UCI

  • Shuttle to and from Orange County Airport
  • 24-hour Market Place in lobby
  • Free high-speed Internet access

Wyndham Irvine - John Wayne Airport

17941 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 863-1999, Fax: (949) 474-7263
Dave Lucey, Sales Manager
website link
UCI Rates: $109 weekdays, $89 weekends
Parking: $6.00
3.1 miles to UCI
Free shuttle service to and from UCI and the Airport, upon request.

Doubletree- Irvine Spectrum

90 Pacifica Ave, Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 471-8888 reservations, Fax: (949) 471-8600
Annie Tran, Sales Manager, (949) 471-8611
UCI Rate- $149 Monday to Thursday; $109 Friday to Sunday
6.7 miles to UCI

  • Complimentary shuttle to John Wayne Airport and Irvine Spectrum
  • Courtesy shuttle to UCI at a nominal fee
  • High speed Internet available

Embassy Suites - Irvine

2120 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 705-5144, Fax: (949) 705-5147
Kristy Tramuta, Sales Manager
UCI rate: Suites: $169 Sunday to Thursday; $135 Friday & Saturday
Corporate ID Number: 0560041296
3 miles to UCI

  • Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and evening Manager's Reception
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from UCI, John Wayne Airport and South Coast Plaza (small groups only)

Hilton - Irvine/Orange County Airport

18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92612
(800) 445-8667 reservations; Fax: (949) 833-3989
Katrina Vera - Executive Meeting Manager, (949) 812-3724
website link
UCI Rate: $129 Sunday to Thursday, $99 Friday, Saturday
Parking: $7.00 per car, per night.
3 miles to UCI

  • Shuttle to UCI, John Wayne Airport, and South Coast Plaza
  • Wireless Internet

Hyatt Regency Irvine

17900 Jamboree Blvd, Irvine, CA 92624
(949) 975-1234 or (800) 233-1234 and ask for UCI rate
Lisa Van Fossen - Associate Director of Sales, (949) 225-6662
Joan Javier, Sales Manager, (949) 225-6609
UCI Rate: $123 Sunday to Thursday, $99 Friday and Saturday
3 miles to UCI
Complimentary shuttle to/from John Wayne Airport

Marriott Irvine

18000 Von Karman, Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 553-0100
Susie Schmitt, Sr. Sales Manager
website link
UCI Rate: Please contact hotel for current rate.
2.3 miles to UCI
High-speed Internet access
Complimentary local calls

Residence Inn by Marriott - Irvine Airport

2855 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 261-2020
Firoozeh Tahmassebi, Director of Sales
website link
UCI Rate: Studio Suite- One queen bed and full size sofa bed
Weekday rates:1-4 nights $169/night; 5-11 nights $164/night; 12-29 nights $159/night; 30+nights $139/night
Weekend only: $109
2.9 miles to UCI

  • Shuttle to/from John Wayne Airport Complimentary
  • Breakfast buffet, evening social Hour Mon-Thurs (beer, wine, hors d'oeuvres)
  • Personal grocery shopping service

SpringHill Suites - by Marriott Irvine - John Wayne airport

17601 Fitch, Irvine , CA 92614
(949) 757-0500, Fax: (949) 757-0535
Judy Kliever, Director of Sales and Marketing
website link
UCI Rate: $129
4.1 miles to UCI

  • Full buffet hot breakfast
  • Internet and Business Center
  • Parking
  • Shuttle to/from John Wayne Airport
  • Putting green
  • USA Today newspaper