Directory of Local Hotels with UCI Rates

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Each of the UCI-Negotiated Orange County hotels listed here has unique qualities and services. Use the guide to choose the most suitable one for individual travelers or your conference needs. Visit the hotel websites to review their services and amenities.  

UCI individual affiliates as well those planning to visit the campus for any reason may take advantage of these offers. When making the reservation be sure to let the hotel know that the traveler is visiting UCI and that you chose the hotel from our listing.

UCI pre-approved invited visitors and UCI employees may be reimbursed up to the maximum daily lodging rate of $275 (before taxes and fees, effective Oct. 15, 2017).

 Please note that all rates are based upon availability at the time of booking.  Rates are not available for group bookings of 5 rooms or more per night.  If you would like a quote for a group room block (5 to 10 rooms per night or more), please contact the Hotel directly. 

Costa Mesa

Ayres Hotel and Suites - Costa Mesa

325 Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-549-0300 (Sales Fax: 714-549-3741)

UCI 2023 Rate: Starting at $129 for Deluxe Guestroom (single/double occupancy).  Higher rates over the summer may apply.  Reservations can be made online here.

  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access in guestroom & public areas
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Complimentary shuttle to/from John Wayne Airport and UCI (subject to availability)

Hyatt Regency Irvine

17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614

Chahrazade Benkada, Business Travel Sales Manager
(949) 225-6886  or

UCI 2023 Rate: Starting at $199  Use “Corporate or Group Code”:  CR20258

Rate includes the following:

  • $10.00 Food and Beverage market credit per day
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet
  • Complimentary access to Fitness Center
  • Discounted overnight Self-Parking at $22.00 for one vehicle
  • Waived Daily Destination Fees
  • Distance from UCI – 2.6 miles
  • 2,000 World of Hyatt Bonus Points per stay now through 12.31.2023

Irvine Campus Housing Authority - UCI On-Campus

1083 California Ave, Irvine, CA 92617
949-824-6254 (Fax: 949-824-6697)

Gabrielino and Santiago offer fully furnished apartments for short-term academic visitors to UCI that may be reserved for periods ranging from one week to one year, with priority given to reservations of one-quarter minimum.

UCI Rate: Gabrielino Studio: $2,130 monthly or $639 weekly.  Gabrielino One Bedroom: $2,400 monthly or $720 weekly.  Santiago One Bedroom:  $2,500 monthly or $750 weekly.  Santiago Two Bedroom:  $2,950 monthly or $885 weekly. 

  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Onsite Laundry
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Access to pools and parks

Sonesta Irvine

17941 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614
949-863-1999 (Fax: 949-471-1254)

Tonita Thomas, Director of Transient Sales

UCI 2023 Rate: Starting at $169.  Higher rates over the summer may apply.  Use Corporate/Promo code: UC8

Rate includes the following:

  • Complimentary Daily Breakfast buffet for one per day (valid only on Monday-Friday mornings)
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from the John Wayne Airport
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from the UCI campus (subject to avialability, please contact the Front Desk to confirm availability).
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet
  • Complimentary Self-Parking
  • Distance from UCI - 3 miles

Sonesta Simply Suites Orange County - Spectrum Center

16150 Sand Canyon Ave; Irvine, CA 92618
949-788-0500 (Fax: 949-788-0566)

Karen Egan, Director of Sales

UCI 2023 Rate: Studio Suite: $120; One Bedroom Suite: $145 (additional discounts for 7 or more nights).  Use Corporate/Promo code: UC8

  • Complimentary high speed wireless internet 
  • Complimentary laundry facilities
  • Complimentary fitness center on property
  • Complimentary parking
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Weekly housekeeping service
  • 6PM Day of Arrival cancellation policy

SpringHill Suites - by Marriott Irvine, John Wayne Airport

17601 Fitch, Irvine, CA 92614
949-757-0500 (Fax: 949-757-0535)

Alane Millar, Director of Sales
(949) 757-0500

UCI Rate: Rates vary based upon availability. Use Corporate/Promotional Code:  UC0

  • 3.5 Miles from UCI
  • Rate includes breakfast
  • wireless and wired internet included in rate
  • Self Parking included in rate
  • Rate is Last Room Availability

Newport Beach

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660

For individual guest room reservations, please follow these instructions:

  • Please visit:
  • Input your desired dates
  • Click on Special Rates, then Corporate or Group Code and enter:  CR20258
  • You will see the UCI rate appear – click on the UCI rate tab and book your rooms.
Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel by Marriott

AAA Four-Diamond Award
4500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, CA  92660
949-476-2001 or Reservations 1.800.468.3571

Lifestyle Hotel completing a $32 Million Refresh in 2018
Located 2 Miles from Orange County Airport (SNA) with Courtesy Transportation
Located 2 Miles from UC Irvine
Rooftop Pool with Fire Pit
Wifi - Offering 500MB Download & 500MB Upload circuit for Guest network
Food & Beverage: Current Coastal Cuisine, In-Room Dining, Market Place or Seasonal Poolside Dining
Fitness Suite and Tennis Courts

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Garden Grove/Orange (UC Irvine Medical Center area)

ALO Hotel

3737 W. Chapman, Orange, CA 92868

Trisha Skubic,

UCI Rate:  Please contact hotel for current rates.

Ayres Hotel Orange

200 N. The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868

Trisha Skubic, 

UCI Rate: Please contact hotel for current rates.

Sonesta Simply Suites Anaheim/Garden Grove

12901 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92843


UCI 2023 Rate: Studio Suite: starting at $109; One Bedroom Suite: starting at $126.  Additional discounts for 7 or more nights,  Higher rates over the summer may apply.

  • 2 miles from UCI Medical Center
  • Complimentary wireless internet 
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Free parking
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Complimentary fitness center on property
  • Weekly housekeeping service

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Hotel Rates are Subject to Change

Please note that all rates listed here are subject to change without notice and cannot be guaranteed.

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