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The Fess Parker Santa Barbara Hotel - a DoubleTree Resort by Hilton

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, United States
+1 805 564 4333

$250+

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
based on 1,594 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.0
  • 4.3
  • 4.2

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  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Beach nearby

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    About

    Welcome to The Fess Parker - Santa Barbara A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Resort. Located on one of Southern California's most beautiful coastlines, our dramatic 24-acre, mission-style Santa Barbara hotel is located just half a mile from downtown and only 20 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). Discover California attractions and Santa Ynez Wine Country with ease from our stunning beachfront resort and landscaped grounds Enjoy a warm welcome and receive a smile and a freshly made, signature chocolate chip cookie when you check-in. Unwind in a spacious guestroom with mountain, garden or ocean views and enjoy a private balcony or patio Indulge in delicious cuisine and enjoy the casual atmosphere at Café Los Arcos, open daily for breakfast and lunch or choose from prime aged beef, fresh seafood and great local wines at Rodney’s Steak House. Relax poolside and enjoy a burger or sandwich at the seasonal Terraza del Mar Pool BBQ or relax by our two fire pits with a cocktail at Barra Los Arcos Celebrate a special occasion or host a stunning wedding reception at our Santa Barbara hotel offering more than 40,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space including a semi-enclosed plaza, overlooking the ocean Relax by our Olympic-sized outdoor pool and whirlpool, work out in the fitness center or rejuvenate at our Spa del Mar. Enjoy a game of tennis, stay connected in our business center or retire to a spacious guestroom with room service at our pet-friendly Santa Barbara hotel

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bicycle hire
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry facilities
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Internet (surcharge)
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 1,594 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 74%."
      8.0 "80% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 88%."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "100% were impressed by the valet service."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
    • 4.3 "Not very clean."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      1.1 "89% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.4 "86% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.4 "Value below average."
      3.6 "64% thought it was overpriced."
      3.9 "61% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      4.1 "The price was too high for 59%."
    • 2.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      3.6 "64% thought it was overpriced."
      1.9 "81% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 589 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
    • 3.9 "Not very clean."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.2 "88% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.8 "Value below average."
      4.1 "59% thought it was overpriced."
    • 3.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      4.1 "59% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 908 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 77%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.0 "Pool is good."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.8 "Bar is ok."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      1.3 "87% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.6 "For 94%, the rooms looked old."
      1.0 "90% found problems with the furniture."
      1.1 "89% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.4 "86% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      1.1 "89% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.1 "Terrible value."
      3.5 "65% thought it was overpriced."
      3.5 "65% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 2.6 "Disappointing internet connection."
      3.5 "65% thought it was overpriced."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 63 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
    • 7.2 "Good amenities."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."

    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    based on 31 reviews
    • 8.3 "Great service."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
    • 4.1 "Not very clean."
    • 3.0 "Terrible value."
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    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Beach nearby"
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