Design Group Carl Ross Inc. tapped for The Fess Parker, a DoubleTree by Hilton Resort renovation

Located along Santa Barbara's American Riviera shoreline, The Fess Parker, a DoubleTree by Hilton Resort has announced that it is kicking off 2014 with an interior renovation of its 360 guestrooms as a salute to its founder, Fess Parker, who first graced the studios of 20th Century Fox 50 years ago.

Known as one of Santa Barbara's most prominent beachfront resorts, the 24-acre, AAA Four Diamond beachfront resort’s renovation is said to be inspired by its fluid architecture and Spanish Colonial flair. 

Los Angeles-based Design Group Carl Ross Inc. was tapped to put a residential-style design spin on all 360 guestrooms and suites, including the Fess Parker Suite with its triad of ocean views. The new interiors fuse Santa Barbara's signature design style with a modern twist pulling on Spanish tile patterns and textured materials in an earth-tone palette of sand, grey and clove. All soft goods were custom made, including the upholstered furniture, carpet, wall coverings and fixtures.

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Set on 24 acres overlooking the Pacific, The Fess Parker, a DoubleTree by Hilton Resort offers 338 guestrooms and 22 suites with patio or balcony views, a full-service spa, Rodney's Grill, and 45,000 square feet of event space. Opened in 1986 by Parker, the property is set in a Mediterranean footprint with vaulted ceilings, courtyards, gardens and seven mission-style guestroom buildings. Santa Barbara is located 95 miles/153 kilometers north of Los Angeles and 315 miles/507 kilometers south of San Francisco.

The Fess Parker, a DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

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