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The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort doesn't disappoint. The location, service and amenities keep us coming back. Waking up to an ocean view is priceless. Alexandra took great care of us at check in and throughout our stay.
We have known this hotel as the Fess Parker Doubletree and it has always been one of the best venues in Santa Barbara. The management has obviously changed from Doubletree to Hilton and it is a change for the worse. The location is still great, but all of the Santa Barbara ambiance has been stripped from the public areas and it is now as sterile as a prison. If you want to experience the spirt of Santa Barbara, stay at the Biltmore or El Encanto. This place is now just plain boring.
Response from MichaelG11700, Manager at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Responded 3 days ago
Good Morning Ruhskis, We appreciate your feeback and apologize that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I will certainly address your comments with the team as we are always looking to improve our product. We hope we have the chance to welcome you back to Santa Barbara and the resort in the future,
Nice rooms, good location near the beach, restaurants and the pier. Friendly staff, nice swimming pool, good hotel for all size events. Good food at the hotels restaurant with a outdoor patio. Nice buffet breakfast. Concierge was very helpful with recommendations.
Beautiful location, facilities are top notched. Room was large, accommodating and felt luxurious after our 2 week travel road tripping around Colorado, Utah and Nevada in motels. Would have loved to spend more time here. Definitely will be back again
We stayed here for a night on our honeymoon as we were traveling California. A lovley resort! The resort was quite big, we only got a chance to spend a couple of hours in the outdoor swimming pool area which was very nice. The room was clean and a nice balcony. The resort had a big parking and the parking price was not bad at all. It was a long walk to Santa Barbara itself so would recommend comfy shoes and catch the bus to downtown, we walked it all and it took a while to walk there and back. Would recommend, and would stay here again.
Enjoy the relaxed luxury and natural beauty of the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. Set across 8 Spanish-style buildings along the Pacific coastline, our resort has something for everyone. Our oversized …Moreguest rooms have comforts like a large HDTV, cozy seating, and a bathroom with dual vanities. Step out to your private patio or balcony for lovely views of the ocean, resort gardens or Santa Ynez mountains. Suites offer a separate living area, wet bar, rainshower, slippers and robes. On-site amenities include Spa Del Mar, Olympic-sized heated outdoor pool, fitness center, business center, gift shop and car-rental desk. Guests enjoy complimentary shuttle service to/from SBA Airport and the Santa Barbara Amtrak Station. Enjoy casual dining at The Roundhouse or the surf-and-turf and fine wine at Rodney's Grill. Java Del Mar is great for coffee, and you'll love the outdoor fire pits at The Set. Lounge poolside at Terraza Del Mar and don't miss our popular wine-tasting. Less
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I believe several of the ocean view buildings are done, including the one we were in, which was the Dahlia. If you inquire with the front desk, I'm sure they can help you ensure that you are nowhere near the construction... More
I believe several of the ocean view buildings are done, including the one we were in, which was the Dahlia. If you inquire with the front desk, I'm sure they can help you ensure that you are nowhere near the construction. I hope you enjoy your stay!!!