The city of Irvine grew out of the creation of UC Irvine, which was founded in 1965 as one of 10 University of California public campuses. UCI is situated on the site of 1,000 acres originally donated by the Irvine Company, which, along with the university planned the city of Irvine around the UC Irvine campus. Today, UCI is the largest employer in Orange County.
Coming to Orange County and need a hotel near UC Irvine? Our state-of-the-art UCI hotel is located within minutes of UC Irvine and offers in-room business centers, free Internet, premium, eco-friendly bedding in our Executive Suites, in-room DVD player, and digital alarm clock radio with MP3 hookup, plus complimentary hot buffet breakfast, outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi, on-site 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, dry cleaning service and more.
UCI Hotel: Your Home Near University of California, Irvine
If you’re visiting the vibrant campus of the University of California, Irvine (UCI), finding the perfect place to stay is essential. Our UCI hotel offers the ideal accommodation for students, parents, faculty, and travelers seeking proximity to the university’s academic and cultural hubs.
Comfort and Convenience
At the UCI Hotel, we prioritize your comfort and convenience. With a range of well-appointed rooms, you’ll have all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Whether you’re here for academic purposes, attending events at UCI, or exploring Southern California’s attractions, our hotel provides a welcoming and convenient base.
Proximity to UCI
Staying at the UCI Hotel means you’re just a stone’s throw away from the university’s campuses, lecture halls, and research centers. This closeness simplifies your travel plans and allows you to make the most of your time at UCI.
Explore Southern California from UCI Hotel
Beyond its proximity to UCI, our hotel offers easy access to the wonders of Southern California. You can explore nearby attractions, dine at local eateries, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings that make this region a desirable destination.
Your UCI Journey Starts Here
Whether you’re a student, parent, faculty member, or traveler, the UCI Hotel is your comfortable and convenient haven. Experience the best of Southern California, paired with the convenience of proximity to UCI. Book your stay and embark on a journey that blends academia, exploration, and relaxation.
UCI Layout & Schools.
The center of UC Irvine is the circular Aldrich Park, which was modeled after Frederick Olmsted’s Central Park in NY. The UC Irvine park features bike paths, pedestrian walkways and a garden in the center. Everything radiates out from the UCI central park, with undergraduate buildings closest to the park and graduate buildings built out from there. Main schools and programs at UC Irvine include the College of Medicine and UCI Medical Center and Master of Arts in creative writing (noted graduates include Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford and Michael Chabon).
UC Irvine Campus Concerts.
One of the more unique ways to see an indie band has to be the Do it Yourself concert series put on by Acrobatics Everyday in UC Irvine classrooms. In various classrooms around UCI, see up and coming indie bands that otherwise might not play elsewhere in Orange County. This unique UC Irvine concert series is also cheap: typically five bands for $5 bucks.