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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Choose it because it was a Kimpton Hotel. Great location in SB one block off State Street. Quaint Santa Barbara architecture and décor and VERY accommodating staff which is one reason I like Kimpton. A little more attention to details would make it great.Small things like holes in the shower curtain, dirty glass on patio door and touch up paint...

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

Hi to our friend in Dallas, You are right! The location is great for anything you might be doing while in Santa Barbara and we're so happy you found the special Kimpton genuine welcome with our flock here at the Canary and Finch & Fork. Glad you enjoyed wine hour and the amazing rooftop view. Although we're disappointed that there...

Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I needed a break from a great deal of stress at home. We found the Canary hotel and it was exactly what we wanted. We needed a romantic getaway. The rooms are very charming and spacious. The minute we arrived, the bellboys and valets were very attentive, friendly and attentive. The rooftop views are spectacular, especially at...

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

To Tom and your wife- it makes us all so happy to hear you both found some stress relief with us. It's a pleasure to have such a charming and inviting nest to host couples for a romantic getaway at. I'm happy you experienced the rooftop at sunset. Sunrise and Sunset up there are purely amazing- I swear Mother Nature...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The Canary Hotel is an excellent choice if you are looking for a place to stay in downtown Santa Barbara. Our guest room was spacious and nicely furnished, with a comfortable bed and high end amenities. The staff was friendly and professional. The only negative was that the hotel was rather noisy.

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

Adam from DC, Thanks so much for visiting and choosing us- it's great to be downtown and in the middle of it. The hotel and restaurant can sure be lovely, but hopefully you had an opportunity to experience some of the rooftop oasis. Thanks again for visiting and complimenting us. We all appreciate it. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I stayed here when in Santa Barbara and it was such a relaxing oasis. I had a great time, hung out on the terrace, enjoyed some drinks and soaked up the rays. The staff was wonderful, my room was comfortable and I felt pampered during my time here. Great time, see you guys again in the future.

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

Mike- I'm so happy to hear that. You know what- thats a true Santa Barbara experience. Good relaxation, great drinks, a bit of serenity on the rooftop, and some great sunshine. I love it. Thank you for visiting and we can't wait to have you back. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The Canary Hotel is really fab. We were greeted at check-in with a glass of wine (lovely!) and shown to a beautifully decorated room. The staff at front desk and valet were all polite and helpful. A touch of luxury; we wished we'd stayed a week!

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

Lozi P- We're thrilled you had a great arrival experience. You know, we totally understand that traveling to Santa Barbara can require a long flight or for many of our guests a adventurous drive. It's well worth it when you arrive to a great porte cochere with genuinely smiling valet and a check in complete with Santa Barbara County wine...

Canoga Park CA
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This hotel was previously called the Andalucia, and that is a much more appropriate name, because the decor is a beautiful Spanish style. There were tiles in the lobby, the bath tub, the shower stall (separate from bathtub). The room had a lot of dark wood, including the floorboards. There were vases in the lobby and in the room. The...

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

To our friend out of valley- We love that you picked up on the American Riviera charm and the special touches that help keep us oh so Santa Barbara and very unique. There's a lot to love about Santa Barbara, and we want to make sure the Canary is the perfect nest to experience it from. Thanks again- glad you...

Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

To put it simply it's everything you need. Great location, friendly staff, a luxury rooftop pool with beautiful views & classic yet chic hotel rooms. Yes it's slightly more expensive than your average hotel, but ask yourself when will you next visit Santa Barbara? Is this a once in a lifetime Californian trip? Then don't hold back because the Canary...

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

Kirsty G, Everything you need and a lot of charm. Thanks for the compliments and thanks for splurging on your California trip. I'm so happy to hear your feedback and I know the Canary/Finch & Fork flock will certainly feel the same way. Come back soon. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@CanarySantaBarbara.com

Middleburg, VA
Reviewed 26 April 2016

There are many places to stay in Santa Barbara, including a few 5-star resorts, but we opted for the Canary Hotel, just off State Street in 'downtown' Santa Barbara. And so glad we did - the hotel is very well run and there are all the shops, restaurants and cafes of Santa Barbara just outside the door. The downtown area...

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

Wanderlust. You're right that lovely Santa Barbara has many great hotels and resorts, but I'm so glad you chose us- the only boutique downtown luxury hotel complete with a top notch rooftop view and pool deck and a highly loved restaurant. Like you said, 100's of shops and dining options, as well as wineries, just a walk away. Thanks so...

Laytonsville
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I stayed three (3) nights and was very pleased with room, the hotel staff and restaurant/bar. All were excellent. I had never stayed there before and while I was offered a room upgrade via e-mail, since I was by myself decided not to upgrade the room. I was in room 514 which could not have been nicer, although I could...

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

Howardnevada, Your review made me smile- you truly enjoyed the hotel and I'm thrilled you enjoyed Finch & Fork as well. Some hotels have good restaurants, and we're very lucky to have one of Santa Barbara's best. Thank you for sharing and come back soon! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We travelled from San Diego to San Francisco and stayed at this hotel on our way for two nights and wished we could have stayed longer. The staff were very good and so helpful. Our room was so comfortable with all we needed. The bar and restaurant had a great atmosphere and the food was excellent. Best of all though...

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

Carole- we're so happy we could be a great and comfortable rest stop during your California road trip. I'm so glad you enjoyed our urban rooftop oasis and found Finch & Fork to be excellent. A trip to the wineries- couldn't agree more. We all have a lot of favorites- when you return let me know, I'd love to share...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $469 - $910 (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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“We stayed in room 522...gorgeous! Wonderful lighting, warm and beautiful decor.”
 of 5 bubbles noellecmackey, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were on the third floor at the end of the hall. Our room was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles LesleeG, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have a view of the mountains, but honestly the roof deck is best. I recommend watching the sunrise and set up there. Its lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles RaquelBiancaNY, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay on a top floor for a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles CCK57, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms we have stayed in have been wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles ajsteinberg, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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