The Fess Parker, A DoubleTree By Hilton Resort

The Fess Parker, A DoubleTree By Hilton Resort

The Fess Parker, A DoubleTree By Hilton Resort Santa Barbara

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Reservations: 800.879.2929

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The co-developer of the resort is American actor Fess Parker, best known for his work with Disney, Paramount and Warner Brothers’ Studios.

  • 1950 – Moved from Texas to California
  • 1951 – Began acting career as an extra in a play
  • 1954 – Signed as Davy Crockett by Walt Disney
  • 1964 – Began filming Daniel Boone TV series
  • 2016 – Parker family operate two luxury properties: our resort and Wine Country Inn & Spa

Our Story

It all began in 1911 when our site became home to two locomotive roundhouses:

  • 1911 – Southern Pacific Railroad constructs steam locomotive roundhouse
  • 1925 – Earthquake severely damages roundhouse
  • 1926 – Railroad designs new Spanish-style roundhouse and begins construction
  • 1961 – Southern Pacific Railroad ends freight service to Stearns Wharf
  • 1982 – Roundhouse demolished to make way for a resort
  • 1986 – The Fess Parker – a DoubleTree by Hilton Resort constructed

Our Services & Policies

Our resort offers thoughtful amenities and superior services:

  • Free airport and Amtrak transportation – 5am to 9pm
  • Five restaurants & in-room dining
  • 45,000 sq. ft. function space
  • Spa services, salon & fitness center
  • Wi-Fi
  • Gift shop
  • ATM banking
  • Business Center & Concierge Services
  • Hertz car rental
  • Valet parking, $30 per night; self parking, $21 per night.

Our Location

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