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The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic place with swimmingpool, tenniscourt and close to the beach. It is perfect for bath and tennis, it is a bit to the shopping. One strange thing where that er not get our Hilton points here. Free wi-fi with free membership and water when you check in.

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Laguna Hills, California
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57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had such a great time at this hotel and it came during a time when we really needed to get away from the heat and to recover from the passing of our senior pet. I was given two Be Our Guest vouchers last year and I was SO incredibly impressed and happy when the hotel agreed to honor them... More 

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Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Santa Barbara and stayed at the Fess Parker July 17th ~ 19th and wish we could have stayed longer! The property was gorgeous, the staff was friendly and helpful... We had a beautiful room with an ocean view... What a way to wake up every morning! We will definitely stay again... Can't wait to go back!

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San Rafael, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We usually stay near State Street so this was a little off the beaten path for us but offered the opportunity to ride our bikes to Butterfly Beach. You pay for the bike rental there and some places offer that gratis. The restaurant was closed the first day, which was odd for a summer Sunday. It was fine but our... More 

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Tumbi Umbi, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights, great hotel & friendly staff, the concierge was extremely friendly & helpful, luxurious room, very nice pool, good value dining and lovely relaxed feeling being at the hotel. Downtown is within safe & easy walking distance & the beach is just across the road, loved the whole vibe of the hotel & Santa Barbara, look... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We used our Hilton HHonors award certificate for a free weekend night and used this as a base to explore Santa Barbara and the local wine country. We had no issues or concerns and this was a great value for our points!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently travelled the Pacific Coast Highway. This was one of our favourite hotels mainly because of its location and it's lovely inviting swimming pool in the heart of the resort. Delights: amazing location on the seafront. It was a 20 minute stroll along the beachfront path to the pier or State Street. I enjoyed running along the beach path... More 

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

We appreciate your wonderful comments regarding your recent stay and also for mentioning our Honors membership includes complimentary Wifi. Please accept our apology for the cleaning issue you describe. There is just no excuse for this to be missed. Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the resort. More 

Santa Clarita, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here a few times but unfortunately had a loud room next to an exterior door this time. Don't stay in room #469 until they fix it. Otherwise a good hotel location in a beautiful city. Staff was very friendly an helpful.

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

Thank you for selecting our resort for your stay in Santa Barbara and for taking the time to post your review. Our Director of Property Operations should be able to locate the door you mentioned, We apologize for the noise you experienced. We appreciate your compliments for our hard working team. More 

Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for only 2 nights whilst on a road trip down the West Coast. Fab room and location great. About a 10 min walk to the Pier but it was close enough to be a pleasant stroll. Staff all very efficient

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

Thank you for selecting our resort for your stay in Santa Barbara and for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay and hope that we have the chance to welcome you back to Santa Barbara and the resort. More 

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel to stay at and visit Venice and muscle beech. The rooms are good and all staff are very helpful. The breakfasts are good. Location wise there are many restaurants close by as well as plenty of shops.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $277 - $647 (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:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#25 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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