Bring On The Sunshine

You’ve known us as the DoubleTree by Hilton™ Santa Ana – Orange County Airport. We are proud to introduce you to our new persona: Hotel Zessa, a DoubleTree by Hilton™.


Only 3 miles from the Orange County Airport and adjacent to the heart of South Coast Metro, Hotel Zessa embodies a vibrant energy and a zest for life, a place where every stay is an adventure. From the moment you step in, you're enveloped in an exhilarating and comforting atmosphere, reflecting the dynamic spirit of our surroundings. Here, we don't just offer a place to stay; we offer a gateway to a world of unforgettable experiences in the one and only Orange County, California. 


And yes, your warm DoubleTree cookie still awaits.

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celebrate OUR RENOVATION and enjoy 

1,000 free bonus hilton honors points per night

That's right - 1K points per night are on us! We invite you to experience Hotel Zessa in hopes we'll become your new favorite home away from home. Book today and enjoy this special gift! Valid through June 30, 2024.


Meetings + Events

Boasting over 12,000 sq. ft. of space, we'll accommodate groups large and small.


Business Travel

Move easily from meetings to adventure with our central location and convenient travel amenities.

Yoga Studio at Hotel Zessa in Santa Ana

breathe & energize

Our all-new yoga studio & fitness center will keep you grounded and ready to seize your day.

renovated & reimagined  

guest rooms

We invite you to immerse yourself in the dynamic energy of Orange County with a stay in a freshly renovated guest room, where the region's vibrant aura is in every detail. Dive into a SweetDreams® bed, relax with complimentary WiFi and a 55-inch HDTV. Hotel Zessa is not just a place to stay - we are a Hilton experience steeped in the essence of the OC.

Visit our Hilton website to book your stay.


a celebration of life's zest

Embark on a South of the Border culinary journey at Citra Bar & Kitchen, where every dish is a celebration of vibrant flavors and creative flair. Nestled within the lively ambiance of Hotel Zessa, Citra offers an eclectic fusion of local Santa Ana cuisine, masterfully crafted to tantalize your taste buds. Join us for a dining experience where the zest of life meets the art of cooking.


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We hope you're as excited about our transition as we are. For the latest updates and announcements on all of the changes underway, follow us on Instagram:

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Points & Perks

As a part of the Hilton family of hotels we invite guests to enjoy member perks like points, Digital Key, and of course the signature DoubleTree cookie upon arrival. Not a member, no problem. Sign up at the front desk or using this link.