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Located in East Beach within a short walk of Santa Barbara Zoo, The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Presidio Santa Barbara. This 360 -room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a free airport shuttle. On the beach, it's also near Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Mission Santa Barbara.

Dining

This hotel is home to 4 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Rooms

The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort's 360 recently renovated rooms provide furnished balconies or patios, MP3 docks, and minibars. TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and safes are also standard.

Property features

Guests of The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Parking is USD 19 per day (USD 26 per day for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the free airport shuttle at scheduled times. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include outdoor tennis courts, WiFi in public areas, and 8 meeting rooms.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Santa Barbara Zoo
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Free airport shuttle

The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd Santa Barbara CA 93103

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Doubletree is owned by actor Fess Parker, best known for playing Davy Crockett on TV.

A circular main building houses three floors, and seven mission-style buildings that range from one to three stories. The 24-acre estate is extensively landscaped, and features a rose garden with a pool and fountain. Other amenities include a fitness room, salon, spa, and gift shop. Beach towels and pool sun loungers/chaise longues are available for guest use. Shuttle service is complimentary to the airport and Amtrak station.

There are two lighted tennis courts with on-call tennis pro, a basketball court, putting green, shuffleboard, and bicycle and rollerblade rentals. The extensive banquet and conference facilities are supported by a business center with high-speed Internet access available. Wireless Internet is available in the lobby for a fee.

Guests receive the Doubletree's signature chocolate-chip cookies at check-in.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 360 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Tennis on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.95 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per night ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 12.95 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Rodney's Grill - California cuisines; steaks; seafood; local wines. Casual.

The Roundhouse - Located in hotel lobby. Casual. Open for breakfast and lunch.

The Set - Full-service bar located in lobby. Ocean view. Full dinner menu.

Terraza del Mar Pool BBQ - Located next to pool. Beverages and lighter fare served. Open seasonally.

24-hour room service is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 6:30 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. You can order up room service around the clock.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel offers a heated outdoor/garden pool; a fitness center; 2 lighted tennis courts with an on-call tennis pro; a basketball court; putting green, and shuffleboard. Water aerobics classes are offered on a seasonal basis. Bicycles and rollerblades are available for rent.

Across the street, guests of The Fess Parker Santa Barbara can enjoy Santa Barbara's sandy beaches. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Zoo, Sea Center, and State Street are each one half-mile away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the Doubletree hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 

Spa Services

Spa Del Mar offers a full menu of spa treatments including customized massages, skin-care treatments, and relaxing facials using quality, hand-blended and locally made products. Appointment required.

The spa also features an outdoor patio with a spa lunch menu.

  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per accommodation, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 45 for adults, USD 5 and USD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 19 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 26 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per night
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • DoubleTree Fess Parker
  • DoubleTree Hilton Santa Barbara
  • Fess Parker DoubleTree Hilton Resort
  • Fess Parker Hilton
  • Fess Parker Hilton Santa Barbara
  • Hilton Fess Parker
  • Parker DoubleTree Santa Barbara
  • Parker Fess Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Fess Parker

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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