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Get an overview of this hotelOverlooks Santa Barbara beach, near State Street

Beachfront resort

This mission-style resort is on Cabrillo Boulevard across from Chase Palm Park and the beach. State Street, the Santa Barbara Zoo, and Santa Barbara Harbor are within a mile.

Tennis, golf, swimming

Amenities at The Fess Parker Santa Barbara include a spa, salon, and complimentary shuttle to the airport and train station. Recreation facilities include an outdoor pool, 2 tennis courts, and a putting green.

Balcony with a view

Renovated guestrooms at The Fess Parker Santa Barbara have furnished balconies or patios with views of the ocean, mountains, or garden courtyard. Rooms offer minibars, MP3 docking stations, and high-speed Internet access.

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

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


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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 


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 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed

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.


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 30 per person (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.

We should mention

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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