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The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #30 of 54 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed one night in this hotel while on holiday in California. Lovely setting, fabulous room with sea view. comfortable bed and plenty space. Only disappointment was that there was no wifi in the room

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My toddler and I stayed here last week for 5 days with my parents (one of whom is handicapped). Our rooms were Hilton Honors rooms, so they were on the first floor of the hotel near the lobby and pool. Because I had my toddler with me, I loved this set up. Even though there were two weddings at the... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was really good and kind. During our stay they provide very good and helpful service, and room is big and clean. Also when you walk out it's very good location to the beach and you could have very comfortable walk during the morning or night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am not one to write reviews but I have to say that I have never in my life had such wonderful stay at a hotel. We stayed at the Fess Parker Doubletree by Hilton in Santa Barbara CA. The moment we arrived we were met by very courteous bell boys; the front office desk staff at check in/out was... More

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Oceanside, CA, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Most things were just fine, except the breakfast buffet. For $25 there was little to choose from and the dissappointment of the quality of the limited items on the first day only digressed into disgust on my second day's experience. VERY dissappointing. I would recommend a stay here but would definitely warn against the breakfast buffet. Go for a walk... More

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mlavine, General Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at our resort. We are sorry you were disappointed with the breakfast buffet. Our Executive Chef appreciates the feedback we receive from our guests and enjoys making changes to our menu. If your plans include a return trip to the hotel, please feel free to reach out to our... More

Seattle, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Fabulous view. Outstanding staff. Very expensive. Unfortunately Fess Parker tried to bully the city into letting him build an inferior hotel, but Santa Barbara being the city that it is forced him to build the jewel instead.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel sits on a historic landmark, the old train round house. The original round house sits across from the beach. One of the restaurants lines the roundhouse and has a beautiful view of the ocean. For families it is in an awesome location. You can walk the kids across the street to the beach, ride bikes to the zoo... More

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mlavine, General Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are very pleased to know your family not only enjoyed our location and amenities but appreciated the history of the Roundhouse. as well. We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you back real soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a very enjoyable experience. The staff was very accommodating especially the young valets that first greeted us as we arrived at the hotel. We had a very nice time at the hotel and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Fess Parker for 2 nights in January as part of our West Coast/PCH road trip. Our 2 night stay here began very well as the receptionist upgraded us to the 1 bedroom suite as this stay was part of my boyfriend's 30th birthday trip so that was lovely of them. Check in was easy - we... More

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MESQUITE, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ants in our room. Had to move to another room and, you got it, more ants. Had to call maintenance for more spraying, three times. Clogged bathtub drain which they unclogged the next day. Carpet was not clean.

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mlavine, General Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry to learn you were disappointed with your guestroom. Our team strives very hard to make certain that each and every guest is 100% satisfied with their accommodations. We apologize for the frustration this created for you. We hope you will consider giving us another chance.to serve you. More

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Address: 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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

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