3rd International Santa Barbara Conference on Writing Research

Writing Research Across Borders

 

February 22-24, 2008

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Conference Hotels

Reservation Dates:
Conference hotel reservations are for February 21 check-in and February 24 check-out. Attendees will be able to reserve fewer days, and may be able to reserve more days as long as they communicate this to the hotel. All of the hotels have reserved a smaller number of rooms for Sunday, February 24 for people who want or need to stay the evening after the conference. Most hotels will hold the conference rates until January 21, but please check each hotel's separate policies as they're listed below.

 

Santa Barbara Beachfront

These hotels are near the beach and downtown but are farther from the airport and conference.

Best Western Beachside

336 W. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara,  CA,  93101
Reservations: 1-800-932-6556
Fax: 805-966-6626
2 queen bed/ king bed/ 1 double bed and 1 queen bed: $120.00
Block Code:  Writing Research Across Borders UCSB
Rooms held until 12/21/07

Hotel Mar Monte Inn

1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Reservations: 800-643-1994
1 king bed: midweek $139.00, weekend $169.00
2 queen beds: midweek $159.00, weekend $189.00
Block Code: WRAB Conference
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Parkside Inn

424 Por La Mar Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(Owned by Hotel Mar Monte with access to Mar Monte amenities)
Reservations: (800) 643-1994
1 queen bed: midweek $109.00, weekend $129.00
2 queen beds: midweek $109.00, weekend $129.00
Block Code: WRAB Conference
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Santa Barbara Inn

901 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Reservations: 800-231-0431
Standard room $159
Ocean view room $199
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Motel 6 -- Santa Barbara Beach

443 Corona Del Mar
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 564-1392
$75.99 midweek/$95.99 weekday
Block Code: UCSB Writing Conference.
_Note_: Rooms are listed under Suzie Null (the Conference Coordinator’s name) and are listed for two people. When you book the room, you need to change it to your own name and change the number if two people is incorrect.
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Goleta Hotels

These hotels are near the airport, Amtrak station, and the conference, but are farther from the beach and downtown Santa Barbara.

Best Western South Coast Inn

5620 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Reservations: 800-350-3614
Fax: 805-683-4466
King & double queen beds: $135.00
Block Code: Writing Research Across Borders
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Hampton Inn

5665 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA 93117
Reservations: 805-681-9800
Fax: 805-681-9844
All rooms: $159.00
Block Code:  Writing Research Across Borders Conference
Rooms held until 1/22/08

Holiday Inn of Santa Barbara/Goleta

5650 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Reservations: (805) 964-6241
Fax: 805-964-8467
Double rooms: $149.00
Block Code: Writing Research Across Borders
or WRA for booking online
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Motel 6 Goleta

5897 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Reservations: 800-4-MOTEL6  or 800-466-8356
1 queen bed: midweek $65.99, weekend $83.99
2 full beds: midweek $71.99, weekend $89.99
Block Code:  Writing Research Across Borders Conference UCSB
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Pacifica Inn & Suites

5490 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA 93111
Reservations: 800-338-6722
$159/night
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Ramada Limited

4770 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Reservations: 800-654-1965
Fax: 805-964-0075
King beds: $105.00/night
2 queen beds: $125.00/night
Block Code:  Writing Research Across Borders
Rooms held until 1/21/08

Super 8 Motel

6021 Hollister Ave
Goleta, CA 93117-3217
Reservations:  805-967-5591
Fax: 805-964-2461
1 bed single occupancy $74.80/ night
1 bed double occupancy $79.80/ night
2 beds $89.80/night
Note: Both smoking & non-smoking rooms
Rooms held until 12/31/07

Upper State Street Hotel

This hotel is located between the UCSB Conference Site & Downtown. It is accessible with the #11 bus (and there will be limited conference transportation)

Best Western Pepper Tree Inn

3850 State St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Reservations: 800 338-0030
Fax:  805-682-2410
From $133 Thurs./ $201 Fri. & Sat.
Block Code “UCSB Conference” or  “Group Confirmation #677
Rooms held until 1/12/08

Other Hotels

These hotels are not reserved by the conference and will not be served by conference transportation.

Beachfront

Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 E. Cabrillo Blvd. 93103
Santa Barbara, CA
Reservations:  800-648-6708
Tentative prices: midweek $89, weekend $149
Note:  Near the Best Western Beachside, which will be served by conference transportation.

Santa Barbara Tourist Hostel By the Beach
(also next to the Amtrak Station)

134 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Reservations: 805-963 0154
Bed in dorm room: $20.00
Private Room: $55.00 (2007 rates)
Note:  Longer walk (about a mile) to Hotel Mar Monte, which will be served by conference transportation.

Fine Print:

  • 12% tax will be added to all listed hotel rates.
  • Room rates are listed per night
  •  “Midweek” is usually defined as Sunday –Thursday and “weekend” is usually defined as Friday and Saturday.
  • Conference transportation will only be organized for hotels reserved by the conference

 

 

Conference Organizers

Last Updated February 21, 2008
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