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Kimpton Canary Hotel

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SW London
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice hotel with all the usual bits you'd expect. Pros: -Great location-our room backed away from main road so fairly quiet, but there might be road noise for those overlooking road. -Decent sized rooms and bathroom - although I don't quite understand why the beds are so high. Older people would probably struggle to get on and in the...

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

R1der, I'm really glad your stay was so full of the charms that make Canary special, whether through our partnership with Golds Gym and their full service workout center or the Handlebar Local Coffee we serve in the lobby, and more. I understand the concerns about valet- added costs can be frustrating, and we do have a requirement to tax...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Kimpton hotels and found the Canary Hotel to meet all our expectations. Friendly staff to both adults and teens, love having bikes to use and explore Santa Barbara, nice pool area (would like to see the hotel clean up a bit more around the pool - as people leave their towels and dishes and hard to tell what...

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

Jeanne, Thanks for bringing the family to visit us and thank you for sharing your experience- we'll get on keeping that rooftop oasis in showcase condition, thanks for reminding us. See you again soon I hope! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Corona del Mar, California, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eleven of us stayed at the Canary over Easter Weekend. We were there to celebrate a 40th, 13th, 6th birthday and a 9th wedding anniversary. We stayed in six beautiful rooms. When we arrived our rooms were adorned with wine on ice, candy kisses, chocolate covered strawberries, juice and Gold Fish for the kiddos and a bottle of red wine...

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

Bearguts, Thats a lot of celebrating! What a lovely spot to do it at- happy anniversary and birthday all of you! I'm glad you offered us the opportunity to take our own part in your celebrating. Thats a lot of fun for us. Thank you so much and happy adventures. Come back soon, let me be the first to know....

Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in very good shape. My room was clean and quiet. I was running a meeting and the staff, including Katherine and Alejandro, were extremely attentive and helpful. Beau and Shane at the front desk were also good to work with.

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

Paul that is so great to hear, thank you very much for the compliments and I'll be sure to pass on the kudos to Kat and Alejandro in Sales/Banquets and Beau and Shane with Guest Services. So wonderful to hear that. Thank you! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a couple of nights at the Kimpton after driving down from SF. The whole check in process was handled smoothly and we even got an upgrade to a suite which was nice, except it was over the driveway courtyard and a couple of the late arriving guests were a bit boisterous . Comfortable bed and a decent size...

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

Mark, Love the Sf to SoCal Road Trip! Monterrey, Morro Bay, so much beauty when you get to the wine country down here and into Santa Barabra along Gaviota. Glad you enjoyed the trip and thanks for sharing such a great review! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Larkspur, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always stay at the Canary whenever I visit Santa Barbara. I love their room decor, and they also have a great restaurant / bar. They also have a roof top pool with a fireplace. Their staffs are always friendly. The hotel is also walking distance to many stores and restaurants. Lots of perks when you sign up for Kimpton...

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

Hi Bethanny, Your loyalty to the Canary nest is so much appreciated, thank you- we love to see you time and time again. Great to hear you love the Finch & Fork restaurant and cocktail bar too, its such a popular spot here downtown. Many thanks, love to say hi sometime when you are here next. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General...

Hillsborough, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have loved staying here! This is a well located hotel to visit Santa Barbara right in the downtown. The top of the hotel has an amazing pool and hot tub with gorgeous views off of all sides of beautiful Santa Barbara. The rooms were above average with huge beds and Spanish architecture. All of the front desk people were...

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

Isabell, How great to hear about your visit with us! So glad to hear the flock took great care of you in their genuine Santa Barbara smiling way. Thats wonderful- and we all love to hear about people enjoying the Public Brand bicycles and the really good lobby coffee. It all makes for a simply lovely boutique experience in Santa...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got a nice Junior Suite with only one window, which gave to the parking lot, so it was quite noisy from early morning. Beside that, the hotel is quite nice, very central, beautiful roof with small pool and great view. Poor in-room-dining menu, nice service.

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

Fluisi, Happy to help pick out a room better for you next time, feel free to reach out, In the meantime, thank you so much for visiting and enjoying our great location and lovey rooftop. Happy to help provide anything on the full menu with In Room Dining as well. Thank you, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with four people (two adults, two teens) in a small suite for one night. As Kimpton Karma members, we were greeted with treats and champagne. The staff was so nice, the extra beds were made up for us while we were out to dinner during evening turn down. Highlight was morning coffee brought to us on the rooftop...

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

Cari B, Morning coffee on the rooftop sounds so lovely. Great idea.... if you need me I'll be catching sunrise and tranquility up on 6 :). Thank you for visiting and enjoying the Kimpton Canary experience! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at the Kimpton Canary over spring break. The hotel is located a half block off of State Street and close to shopping, the beach, and great restaurants. Though, our favorite meal was at the hotel's restaurant, Finch and Fork (excellent food and staff!). The pool area is inviting and beautiful. We loved the fruity water...

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

Bridget, Isn't Finch & Fork so good!? Glad to hear you loved it and it was the most memorable culinary experience in town! It's certainly more than a "hotel restaurant"- its one of the most loved restaurants in town. We're also happy to hear you found the "little things" made a big impact on your visit- thats exactly w hat...

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  • Pool
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  • 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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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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: $505 - $1,016 (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 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Green 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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“Higher floor”
JeanneG849, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our family stayed on the fourth floor which is the pet-free floor. But still fun to see all the dogs.”
bearguts, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors would be a little quieter.”
bethannyr2016, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sign up for the rewards program”
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“Junior Suite is certainly worth the increase cost.”
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