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The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

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Rancho Murieta, California
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

lets face it, this hotel gas seen better days...fess might be doing flip flops in his grave...staff was great...anything we needed was attended to...room was great...the breakfast buffet was good... but the grounds needed help...room entry doors were universally dinged up...floor tiles were distractingly ( is that a word) in poor shape...grounds needed relandscaped...lots of weeds...just not up to 5...

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Like staying in Santa Barbara isn't awesome enough try staying at the Fess Parker Resort. Was greeting warmly by the service staff for being a Hilton Honors Gold Member with a couple drink vouchers while our suite upgrade was being prepared. Our room faced the ocean and included a fire place for an extra romantic stay. The balcony was open...

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TJanzen - We are thrilled to know you enjoyed your romantic stay in Santa Barbara. Thank you for selecting our resort for your recent visit and for taking the time to post this great review.

Grayslake, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

$18.00 for an in room movie? $50.00 daily resort fee but you still pay for WiFi. $0.50 to print a boarding pass? Great location across Cabrillo Blvd. & the beach. Small pool area for the size of the resort. It ain't cheap.

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Chicago
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a pretty venue for a special event but we were disappointed with our room. Dated carpeting, dirty water backing up into the tub after a shower, a small patio with a table and 2 chairs but we had to clean them off before using them as they were very dirty. Train tracks run immediately adjacent to the rear...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night and I have to say we will never return. For a $340 room without breakfast we were charged an additional $19 for the privilege of parking our car in the hotel car park. The room itself was sold as a mountain view room, but featured mainly the parking lot. The nearby trains are noisy, and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we planned to stay for one night for my birthday, loved it so much stayed for 2 nights. Suite 301 wonderful, spacious all amenities you could wish for and THAT view...just like home. Staff from reception to room service all wonderful. have been to Santa Barbara several times, never stayed at the lovely hotel. it is in our address book...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Santa Barbara for the first time for a wedding. My 6 year old was with us. We loved the pool - it is large enough that even when spring breakers were in the pool, there was plenty of room for adults and kids to have space and not be on top of each other - also nice shade...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Fess Parker for a wedding in town. The family had two rooms, one oceanfront one garden. Nice clean rooms. Resort was clean and up to date and a good location for walking to the pier. Not the best value in town but you do get what you pay for. Have stayed there in the past and would do...

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was recently updated so the rooms are comfortable with a modern motif and clean smell. It is far enough away from State street to offer a quiet sleeping experience, but close enough to walk to the shops, restaurants etc. Our room had a view of the ocean, which I recommend, and was very near the small bar, where...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I came into Santa Barbara from Detroit for a friends wedding. Even though we were a little early..check in was effortless. Polite staff all throughout. Great food quality. The ocean view room was spacious and clean. I would definitely recommend this resort. You won't be disappointed! Thanks for the yummy cookies!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 93103-3611
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $264 - $593 (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 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#25 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Avoid back of hotel due to train noise.”
Herself101, 4 days ago | Read review
“Don't reserve, find somewhere cheaper.”
Firemat, 4 days ago | Read review
“Front of the building, you'll get wonderful views”
AureliaG727, 5 days ago | Read review
“Ask for rooms with sea view and try to take the ones which are on 1st floor.”
PoonamS_13, 1 week ago | Read review
“Do not get a room at the back near the R/R tracks. We were in room 860 in the Fuchsia building next to the pool and it was very nice.”
91kirkf, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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