Student Housing Options

The University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College, Kachemak Bay Campus does not have student housing and cannot place Semester by the Bay (SBB) students in housing. It is the responsibility of SBB students to find, pay for and adhere to offsite housing protocols and policies. Homer has many options in addition to the ones listed below including Inns, B&B's and hotels/motels. Local accommodations for students are available at reasonable rates. Many of these options are within walking distance to the campus, dining, and local coffee shops.

Bay Avenue Inn located at 1393 Bay Ave in Homer is 1.5 miles from campus.  It sits on Mariner bluff overlooking the pristine waters of Kachemak Bay. Bay Avenue Inn is situated between Homer town center and the famous Homer Spit. Single or double occupancy rooms are available with individual private bath.  Shared kitchenette has a toaster oven, microwave and refrigerator.  Call or text Lori at 907-235-3757 for more information and rates.

Whalesong Vacation Suite located at 4002 Kachemak Way in Homer is located 0.2 miles from campus. It is located in the center of beautiful downtown Homer, Alaska. Stay in our clean comfortable in-town vacation rental. Ideally situated to use trails and walkways throughout Homer to access the beach, eateries, art galleries, shops and more for the whole family to enjoy. The Whalesong Vacation Suite connects to biking and walking trails all over town and out to the famous Homer Spit. Open year round. Each of the 2 guest rooms features a queen-size bed and twin Murphy bed. Amenities include Microwave, Refrigerator, Private Entrance, Coffee/Tea Maker, Toaster Oven, Free Wifi and Inusion Heat Plate. Contact Carole at 503-593-7851 for more information and rates.

The Pioneer Inn located at 244 W. Pioneer Ave. is 0.6 miles from campus in the center of beautiful downtown Homer. It’s an easy walk from the Inn to shops, restaurants, art galleries, coffeeshops and the beach. They offer charming suites with a private bath and kitchenette with a full-sized oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, pots and pans, as well as rooms with a private bath, microwave and mini-Fridge. All rooms are spacious, comfortable, and simple and have free WiFi. Text or call Lila at 907-299-4461 for more information and rates.

The Driftwood Inn located at 135 West Bunnell Ave. is 0.9 miles from campus in the heart of Old-Town Homer near Bishop's beach. Its location is close to grocery stores, coffee shops, dining, art galleries, shopping, beach walks, and more. They offer comfortable and charming rooms near the beach with a variety of options from economy rooms with a bathroom down the hall to suites with kitchenettes. The Driftwood Inn staff are passionate about beautiful Homer and the surrounding area and equally enthusiastic about old-fashioned Alaskan, family-style hospitality, and their lodging options provide a relaxed, homey atmosphere. Amenities vary with options and may include refrigerator, microwave, standard or Keurig coffee pot, toaster, pots and pans, dishes, mini fridge, linen, and towels as well as free Wifi. Call Adrienne or anyone at the Front Desk at 907-235-8019 for more information and rates.

Klondike Suites located at 554 Klondike Avenue is 0.03 miles from campus in the heart of downtown Homer. Ultra-convenient and close to grocery stores, post office, Homer Public Library, and the many restaurants and art galleries along Pioneer Avenue. Single or double occupancy suites are available with each suite having its own private full bathroom. Amenities in each suite include a smart TV, mini-fridge, microwave, and desk/workspace. Shared amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, tastefully furnished shared living space, on-site laundry, and indoor bike storage. All utilities provided, including high speed internet. Check out https://www.furnishedfinder.com/property/546276_1, and call or text Dorothy at 907-299-2265 for more information and rates.