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The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

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  • Excellent38%
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  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful hotel! It was our first stay here. Evidently undergone a major refurb-it’s all looking fabulously new, clean, modern and sparkly. Very spacious newly renovated double double room with a balcony. Some railroad noise but minimal. Beautiful, relaxing pool area. The bar was closed as...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is a beautiful hotel, fabulous location across from the stunning beach and boardwalk. Amazing grounds, spacious rooms. Current renovations = great deals and we enjoyed a lovely two nights here. The lobby was closed, there was some plastic up blocking areas under construction and...More

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Response from The Fess P, Guest Relations Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton ResortResponded November 13, 2017

dalycalifornia - Thank you for your review and candid feedback. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We are very excited about the renovation project underway and sincerely hope that you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This resort is first class. All of the staff were friendly, great view of the ocean and mountains depending on your location. Everything was clean. Rooms are very large, the beds super comfortable, and the internet was fast! I even loved the bathroom!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was here for a conference for 4 days - a really nice 4 days. Let me say that I did not run in to any staff member in the entire time that was not pleasant. From the front door on arrival, to the front...More

Thank Skip M
Reviewed 5 days ago

After the Montecito fire and mud/debris flow, we were evacuated in December 2017 and ended up at the Fess Parker Doubletree in Santa Barbara (about to be re-named the "Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort") for almost 4 months (compared to an average guest stay of...More

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Pool
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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Business Center 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
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Air Conditioning
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Heated pool
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$295 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#25 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$295 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#25 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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STACIA A
March 3, 2018|
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Response from cmkr1969 | Reviewed this property |
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
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Jason C
November 6, 2017|
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
They should be but check at least 1 month prior to verify. Get name of person you talked to n date n time. Also you can probably Che k on website.
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cvmehta2016
August 3, 2017|
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Response from familiacali | Reviewed this property |
No not included. Food was ok in restaurant. If they are busy, service is slow.
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"If you want to lounge on the patio, ask for a beachfront view."
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"Make sure to ask for a refurbished room"
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"Try to get rooms with either ocean view or interior view. Mountain view rooms have overlooked the parking..."
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