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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful Santa Barbara property and location. Across from ocean and walkable to town. Rooms are large with amenities that I could use. Everyone on staff greets you with a smile and after a few days by name. The health club has sufficient equipment and is constantly being cleaned.

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Orange County, California
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Such an historic beach front property is the hallmark of the area. Fess Parker envisioned this paradise acreage, and the surrounding area, which literally changed the face of what one pictures when thinking of the famous Santa Barbara landscapes. It is mere steps from the Pac Highway, and Mother Pacific, and full of many amenities, banquet and/or convention accommodations as...

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The Fess P, Guest Relations Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the fabulous review! We are delighted to know you appreciate Mr. Parker's dream and took the time to enjoy all that the resort and Santa Barbara has to offer visitors. We hope your travel plans include a return visit real soon.

lake tahoe
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at the Fess Parker with my son and a friend for his 19th birthday. The location is marvelous, right across from the beach with spacious lawns and palm trees. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub, walked on the beach, walked to the wharf for dinner. I have no negative comments about the hotel except the restaurant was...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Hotel with their staff and facilities. Our room 306 was wonderful with the exception of the bed. It was hard and it make it very difficult to sleep. I think they need a new bed for this room. If you want to stay in a nice place while traveling in Santa Barbara, this is a wonderful choice. Just check...

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San Diego, CA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel, facilities and grounds, right across the street from the beach. The pool was heated which was a plus. We were there for an event on Saturday night at the Fess Parker Doubletree and it was nicely done. We would stay here again.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge Room, Very Comfortable - great service! Short stay, but we enjoyed the hot tub and the lovely grounds! Santa Barbara is beautiful and the hotel did not disappoint us. Haven't seen such a large room in a very long time!

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Pune, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Old hotel, old rooms, no modern amenities, food quality quite poor, now have fallen sick twice, no food choices either. Smelly old carpets and bathroom fittings that belong to 1970. When a hotel has to provide instruction on a shower works, it shows that it needs renovation. The restaurants don't have enough choice in terms of food, at breakfast or...

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The Fess P, Public Relations Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, responded to this review

We thank you for taking the time to review your stay. However, we do wish we would have had the opportunity to take steps to make certain your stay was enjoyable. We are disappointed that the resort did not meet your expectations. If your plans include a return visit to Santa Barbara, we hope you will consider giving us another...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is adjacent to coast and stunning views guaranteed! Food was average and didn't see any change in the breakfast menu during my 5 days stay. Staff was courteous and accommodative. I was little disappointed when they said my last day booking cancellation will be charged though they agreed to waive off once I told them that the front...

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Kansas Ciity, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I, along with two other couples, spent a long relaxing weekend in SB drinking wine and eating terrific food. This was our second trip to the SB area. This time we elected to stay at the Fess Parker Hilton. Overall very good but also expensive. Rooms were very nice. Grounds were neat and the staff very friendly....

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Placentia, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were heading to Santa Barbara for a sports tournament that happened to fall in the midst of the biggest storm. The tournament was cancelled due to flooding when we were almost there, so enjoyed our first night. The staff couldn't be more gracious about dealing with the storm, and gave us a great room and warm cookies. The room...

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The Fess P, Guest Relations Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Felicia M. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. It truly is unfortunate the tournament was cancelled. We hope your next visit to the resort is soon and you will be able to a little longer.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort is steps from the beach and convenient to Santa Barbara's waterfront and downtown. Oversized rooms all feature balconies or patios; families and pets are warmly welcomed. Amenities include a year round heated Olympic sized pool, Spa, fitness center, salon, tennis courts, bike rentals, putting green, shuffle board, weekend wine tasting, 2 restaurants, ocean-view bar and 24 acres of grounds. Complimentary airport/Amtrak shuttle service available daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

Address: 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: €220 - €487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 360
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Also Known As:
Fess Parker`s Doubletree Hotel Santa Barbara
Doubletree Santa Barbara
Doubletree Fess Parkers
Fess Parkers Doubletree Resort
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#25 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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