Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard | Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611  [SEE MAP]Santa Barbara, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Located across the street from the beach
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The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort sits along the Pacific Ocean within walking distance of Santa Barbara's shops, restaurants and shoreline, but many guests feel that they never have to leave the premises. Visitors can spend time at the resort's pool, tennis court and fitness center, or can use the complimentary bicycles to explore the area. The property also houses the Spa Del Mar, which offers a long list of massages and skin treatments. Come mealtime, you'll have your pick of four on-site eateries. As for accommodations, visitors describe the guest rooms as spacious, equipped with amenities such as flat-screen TVs, minibars and balconies or patios. Here, Hilton Honors loyalty club members can earn or use points here.

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Location
Santa Barbara, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 360 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

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Set on 24 well-kept acres overlooking the Pacific, the property reflects Santa Barbara's signature Spanish/Mediterranean style with whitewashed stucco, red-tile roofs, airy courtyards, and expansive gardens.

Frommer's Exceptional

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3738 have reviewed the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3738 reviews 4.0 (based on 3738 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Spread throughout seven buildings, guest rooms feature a neutral color palette with Spanish-inspired accents such as aged iron and natural wood furniture. All rooms have balconies or patios, along with minibars, flat-screen TVs and loveseats.
  • Wi-Fi access is $12.95 per day; complimentary for Hilton HHonors members
  • Standard rooms have mountain views, upgraded rooms with ocean views available

Standard room size450 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The resort sits on 24 acres of land overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The property is within walking distance of East Beach and downtown Santa Barbara’s shops and restaurants, making the resort an ideal base for business and leisure travelers.
  • Complimentary shuttle transportation to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
  • Located 11 miles east of Santa Barbara Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($30)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($19)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The resort offers four on-site dining options and an on-site coffee bar. Rodney's Grill serves hormone-free beef, fresh seafood and offers bar service in a contemporary atmosphere. The Roundhouse provides a casual indoor and outdoor setting and serves a daily breakfast buffet and lunch menu. The Set has a bistro-style environment for lunch and dinner with ocean views alfresco. Terraza del Mar provides seasonal poolside food and beverage service while Java del Mar is the resort’s on-site coffee shop serving to-go snacks, sandwiches and pastries.

    Number of restaurants4

    Cuisine TypesAmerican

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • Free breakfast

    Pool

    The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort offers a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool. Guests can enjoy poolside dining at Terraza del Mar on the large sundeck with lounge chairs and shade awnings.
    • Seasonal poolside dining
    • Santa Barbara's East Beach is across the street from the hotel
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Spa

    The resort’s spa offers a full range of services including facials, body treatments and massages as well as salon services. Offering a boutique-style setting with beach fbeachfront the spa utilizes hand-blended and locally sourced products for its treatment offerings.
    • Outdoor relaxation patio

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna

    Kids

    The resort offers a variety of family-friendly amenities including a playground and seasonal children’s activities. There are children’s menus available and the hotel can assist with scheduling babysitting services.
    • Outdoor pool
    • Nearby beaches
    • Kids club
    • Cribs
    • High chairs

    Fitness

    The fitness center features cardio and strength-training equipment. The resort’s Dimitar Tennis Academy provides group and private lessons for all ages.
    • Three lit tennis courts
    • Seasonal rental of bikes and beach cruisers available
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles (with fee)
    • Tennis (with fee)
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats

    Business

    The hotel has more than 45,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space available, including multiple ballrooms and boardrooms. The hotel can accommodate oceanview reception space for up to 1,000 attendees.
    • On-site catering and audiovisual support

    Number of meeting rooms31

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

    Dogs weighing up to 75 pounds are welcome at the resort for a $50 nonrefundable fee as well as an additional $50 fee per night.
      • Pets allowed (with fee)
      • Dog walking
      • Pet-sitting

      Wedding

      The hotel offers indoor and outdoor venues with ocean views for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The property’s Plaza Del Sol is a 20,000-square-foot open-air setting that can seat up to 800 guests. The indoor Reagan Room provides ocean views along with a granite fireplace and exposed-beam ceilings. There’s also the outdoor Rose Garden with beach and palm tree views.
      • Wedding packages available
      • Customizable catering options
      • Group room blocks for guests

      Maximum wedding guest capacity800

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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