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    The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

    633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good30%
    • Average19%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
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    “ocean view” (200 reviews)
    Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I arrived in Santa Barbara via the Amtrak train. We needed a car for the weekend and this Hertz in the Fess Parker hotel was close. I called and they said once the train got in to call them and they would pick me up...More

    Thank debtaylor
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I were staying at The Fess Parker for our wedding weekend. Everyone at the hotel was extremely kind, and helpful. The staff insured that we had the best room of the option we booked (ocean view king), it was convieniently located in...More

    Thank chanelle_hope
    Response from The Fess P, Guest Relations Manager at The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

    chanelle_hope - Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Fess Parker Doubletree Resort. What a great review! We are very pleased to know you enjoyed your wedding weekend. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. Wishing you...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    We stayed for 3 days at the Fess Parker Doubletree and we really enjoyed our stay. Room was facing the pool in a great location. We used the fitness center, the bikes and the pool besides had drinks at the bar. All the staff was...More

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    Thank Ellen P
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The customer service and problem resolution here is terrific. We reserved an ocean view room, when we arrived, our view was almost completely obscured by overgrown bushes. I called the desk and was told that they are all that way for security purposes, they weren't,...More

    Thank 431bonnieh
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This is a classic hotel that has been around for ages. It is clean, the grounds are impeccable, and the service is excellent. The location is perfect - right across from the beach. A huge pool, a great bar, restaurant, gift shop, coffee shop, wine...More

    Thank hutchss
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre 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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$245 - US$689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
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    • #10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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    • Number of rooms
    • 360
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    Vanessa L
    8 April 2017|
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    Response from Bszabados | Property representative |
    Hello Vanessa - Yes, our pool is open year-round. It is heated to 84 degrees. We also have a Jacuzzi, as well. Generally, the weather is still lovely in November and December, so it is still nice to be out at the pool... More
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    15 March 2017|
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    Response from Bszabados | Property representative |
    We do not have a shuttle from the resort to LAX. The service we recommend is Santa Barbara Airbus, which picks up close to the resort. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance. Thank you!
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    Maura J
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from P-and-A-Belmont | Reviewed this property |
    I have stayed at this hotel many times and it seems like renovation is ongoing for specifics...Call and ask the F desk for a hotel asst manager and they can tell you. The 7 "Casitas out on the Far End are exquisite and NEVER... More
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    "top floor - we had a great balcony with a view of the entrance. Loved the balcony."
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    "There are ocean views, mountain views, pool view or garden views.Of course ocean views are more expensive."
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    "Ocean front rooms are awesome. But many of the 1st floor garden & pool view rooms with a patio are great..."
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    "Take rooms in the south side with a view of the ocean."
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