The Fess Parker – A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
With a stay at The Fess Parker – A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort in Santa Barbara (East Beach), you’ll be convenient to Cabrillo Pavillion and Presidio Santa Barbara. This 4-star hotel is close to Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Mission Santa Barbara.
Make yourself at home in one of the 360 air-conditioned rooms featuring MP3 docking stations and minibars. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Cable programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Food & Drink
Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.
Business & Travel Amenities
Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
How to Get There
Wonderfully located ocean side with great views of the water. The only downside was all the dogs; there seemed to be dogs everywhere I turned. The staff was helpful and the rooms were clean with good accommodations.
The location a few hundred feet from East beach and an East walk to the zoo and Funk Zone with onsite car rental are big advantages. The facilities and staff make a great first impression! I've rarely encountered more helpful, friendly, and attentive staff. My only major complaint is that the rooms are not the quality I expected for the price. I even paid extra for an upgrade after check in and was not pleased (relative to other hotels of similar cost... obviously this place is waaay nicer than a Motel 6 or Super 8).
We've stayed here a number of times mostly because of its great location right by the waterfront. However the management of this property seems to be going down hill. The street side of the property is well manicured but the parking lot area needs more frequent attention. The outdoor hot tub was filthy with yellow water and a foul smell. We reported it to the front desk however nothing was done during our stay. The quality of the pool towel was poor, cheap, thin and tattered. I know Hilton can do better.