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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.0/5 Very Good
956 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Pet Friendly
Free Airport Shuttle
Air Conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSanta Barbara Zoo11 min walk
Popular LocationStearns Wharf2 min drive
Popular LocationSanta Barbara Harbor10 min drive
AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)13 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Resort View (Mobility & Hearing, Bathtub)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Mountain View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Partial Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Partial View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Resort View
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Resort View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 625 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Resort View

    Room amenities

    • 800 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 1100 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

    Room amenities

    • 625 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 625 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 625 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Resort View (Bathtub)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Resort View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Mountain View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Mountain View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Ocean View (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Ocean View (Roll-In Shower)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 1100 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Ocean View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Ocean View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 1100 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Ocean View (Hearing)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Partial Ocean View (Bathtub)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Partial Ocean View (Bathtub)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Resort View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Mountain View (Bathtub)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Mountain View (Bathtub)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bathtub (Mobility & Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Mountain View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Mountain View (Hearing)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Ocean View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Ocean View (Hearing)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Partial View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Resort View (Roll-In Shower, Mobility & Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara's East Beach neighborhood, Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is near a train station and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lotusland and Los Padres National Forest, while Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to Santa Barbara Zoo. Kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Barbara Zoo - 11 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 2 min drive
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 7 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Bowl - 7 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Harbor - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 2 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fishouse - 17 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Shellfish Company - 2 min drive
  • Los Agaves - 2 min drive
  • The Lark - 2 min drive
  • Sambo's - 2 min drive

About this property

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa
Catch some rays at the nearby beach or spend the day relaxing at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. All 360 rooms feature comforts like premium bedding and down comforters, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Furnished balconies or patios and MP3 docks are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort offers 360 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Santa Barbara hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include safes and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Day Spa del Mar has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Hilton CleanStay

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 12.95 per 24-hour period), Wired Internet (surcharge)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (USD 12.95 per night), Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 30 per day
  • Valet parking: USD 40 per day
  • Electric car charging station
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 6 AM - 7 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: USD 5-45 for adults and USD 5-20 for children
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • MP3 dock
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 7 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
It is property policy that all guests must wear a face mask within public areas of the property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 75 lbs)
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.68 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 wired Internet: 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 wired Internet in public areas: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 35.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-out is available
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Hilton CleanStay guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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 property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

DoubleTree Fess Parker
DoubleTree Hilton Santa Barbara
Fess Parker DoubleTree Hilton Resort 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
Fess Parker DoubleTree Hilton Santa Barbara
Fess Parker DoubleTree Hilton
The Fess Parker Santa Barbara DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront
The Fess Parker A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort Hotel
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort Santa Barbara
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort Hotel Santa Barbara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort?
As of Aug 4, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort on Aug 30, 2020 start from $241, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 75 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 30 per day. Valet parking is available for USD 40 per day.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 4 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Does this hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in East Beach, this beach hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Santa Barbara Zoo and within 3 mi (5 km) of Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Lotusland are also within 3 mi (5 km). Santa Barbara Station is 24 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

4.0
Very Good
5 - Excellent
416
4 - Good
288
3 - Okay
156
2 - Mediocre
63
1 - Poor
33
4.2
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.0
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

It was clean and really made social distancing easy for all hotel guests.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The location of the property was great, right across the beach. The restaurant staff were friendly. It seemed like they were following safety guidelines. Most people were wearing masks and the room had the seal on our door. I couldn’t give an excellent review for a couple reasons. Parking was overpriced. I know most places that is to be expected but since most activities are no longer available, they could at least cut it to get rid of it altogether. The pool use was limited to an hour and every time I looked out the balcony all the chairs were already taken so didn’t want to go and chance it. The second day, the people who checked in above us were running around. We waited an hour before we had enough and called front desk. They said they would send someone to see what’s going on. It stopped for a little bit and then started again. Called front desk to complain again. Then again at around 2:00am till 3:00, and again the next morning. This wasn’t people walking. I’ve stayed in many hotels and some amount of noise is to be expected. This was hopping and stomping. Although the check out was at 12:00, we left before 10:00. We paid extra to upgrade to a jr suite and felt like it was a waste. Could not even relax in the comfort of our room.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

1/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The room we were put into had defective air conditioning that they tried to fix. The nice maintenance staff assured us it was fixed, but at 4 am the air conditioning unit broke and sounded like a semi careening down a steep hill with a flat tire. We were jolted awake by the noise. The room had pet pee stains in various places which were from the recent guests and they hadn’t been cleaned. The room smelled like a mixture of cats and mold.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

the location is perfect. It was very clean and felt safe

Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020