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Kimpton Canary Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

First visit to SB and first time staying in a Kimpton Hotel and we loved the experience. SB was an easy first stop for our driving vacation along Highway One. Since it was only a one night stay and our first visit to this area I wanted to stay in SB proper instead of Montecito which was recommended to us....

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

SYDmelp, It's really nice to hear we were your first Santa Barbara experience. You got to stay right in the thick of it all, just a short walk or ride along the path to get to the best of the area, including beaches, Farmers Markets, boutiques and great cafe's- even great wine tasting too. I'm so glad you enjoyed Finch...

Bonita Springs, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at the Canary! Everything was great! We were upgraded to a suite (fabulous) for our anniversary, but I am sure the regular rooms were nice, too. And chocolate-covered strawberries were delivered to our room as a special treat. The rooftop pool/patio is delightful. Most importantly, the location is right off State Street. We even had dinner...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary CAS02! Nothing like celebrating with a beautiful suite with some sweet suite treats and a lovely rooftop experience! So glad you enjoyed Finch & Fork too. Perhaps we make this an annual tradition? Thanks so much for sharing, and for allowing us to celebrate with you. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the Canary Hotel June 22-24. We were celebrating my husband's birthday on this trip. We did take the time to become Kimpton Members a while back, prior to booking. I would recommend this. We enjoyed free internet. That said, from the time we booked the experience with the Canary was...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

NovaExplorer, I'm so happy you and your husband stayed with us and allowed us to help with a birthday celebration. We are flattered you chose us, and I love what you said- an excellent blend of charm, luxury and hospitality- all right in the heart of town. That is just the way we love to hear people express their sentiments...

West Palm Beach
Reviewed 28 June 2016

First thing I must note - parking is expensive BUT the kids running the valet are friendly and efficient! Remembered our name (probably because of the tips!) but were quick and efficient. Rooms had dark hardwood floors, great view and every thing you need. Very upscale with a warm feel. Wife was VERY impressed with the makeup mirror - they...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

msa1164, It's perfect to hear that you and your wife had such a memorable experience and felt all that we do to make for a genuinely great time. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! It's true too- parking is at a high demand in Santa Barbara, but we do do our best to have authentically friendly smiles to welcome you...

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Canary staff- you truly offer the BEST in the hotel business when it comes to taking care of your guests. Thank you for being so awesome! Walking distance to all in downtown SB from this quaint boutique hotel with a perfect rooftop pool and lounge area make us happy! And the rooms? Holy heck!!! Obviously we adore the Canary and...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

BoiseShelly, Oh my goodness! What a treat to have you say such complimentary feedback! And what a treat to have you as a guest! Thanks so much and we can't wait to have you back! I'd love to meet you in person to thank you on your next visit and help plan a great Santa Barbara stay! Cheers, Ryan Parker,...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Had a family of five so had adjoining rooms (they actually honored our request!!) The hotel has a very boutique feel with the decor in the lobby and the rooms unlike other standard hotel offerings. Very cool. There is an extensive list in the bathroom of necessities they will provide for free if you have forgotten any, including cell phone...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

Peter and family- our nest is your nest and it makes us feel so happy to hear that the whole family enjoyed the stay just like we had hoped you would. Thank you for the great share, and please let us know how we can help make for a great tradition next year when you return. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed here just for one night on our motorbike tour on the East Coast. we loved the easy check-in /check-out process. The rooms have a classical, very tasteful design and the beds are very comfortable, although coming from Europe we had to get used to the height. :)

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

Anca, So glad you enjoyed your tour and your stop at the Canary! Those beds are high, and we have steps if anyone ever asks, but aren't they incredibly comfortable? Thank you for stopping at the nest and I'm so glad you enjoyed the visit! Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Saratoga, California
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This hotel has what we look for in a nice getaway: friendly, outgoing (but not over-solicitous) staff, superb location (steps away from the main drag), a wonderful restaurant, and tastefully decorated rooms with free WiFi (for Kimpton rewards members anyway). And then they bump it up a notch - lovely rooftop pool, yoga mats in the room, complimentary wine tasting...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

Marianne, wow what a great review! Thank you- and that Handlebar Coffee truly is delicious- I'm glad you loved it. It's the El Salvador blend from their shop a few blocks away, it's definitely a local favorite. We're so glad you enjoyed the visit, thank you so much for sharing. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We had such a wonderful mother/daughter retreat at the Canary. They actually pay attention to reservation notes and for us their attentiveness blew us away. When we got to our suite, we had that instant feeling of joy that this was going to be a great stay! Then we walked a few steps and saw that they had placed a...

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

HotelGeographer, How fun to hear that the two of you had such a lovely time on your Canary retreat and that you are so glad you chose the nest to stay in. We love to hear that you noticed the personal touches, the attention to genuinely good service and the local touches we bring to special stays. Thanks- this is...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Canary Hotel is in a great location in Santa Barbara. The staff was exceptional. They have bikes and helmets for guests. Santa Barbara is wonderful on a bike. Beautiful rooftop pool. Our upgraded room was spacious. The happy hour every evening and coffee in the morning made the stay extra special.

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CanaryGM-RParker, General Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Beth, Our flock is so encouraged by reviews like this- thank you so much. We really appreciate the compliments and know that creating great experiences and hearing exceptional compliments like this is exactly why we do what we do. Thank you! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for the most stylish place to land in Santa Barbara? Come to the Canary Hotel. Nestled near State Street’s galleries, shops and restaurants, this fun-filled, full-service boutique hotel is a short stroll from beautiful beaches and a quick drive to wine country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Canary Hotel

Address: 31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Canary Hotel Santa Barbara)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $512 - $998 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Canary Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Canary Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Canary Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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