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Kimpton Canary Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After 10 years together and many weekend trips to Santa Barbara, I booked a junior suite at The Canary Hotel to celebrate my fiancee and I's engagement. With a ton of moving parts in the engagement, I booked a hotel we knew and loved as a place for the two of us to get away and relax after the question...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a long drive from Yosemite we stopped in Santa Barbara for a night stay and chose this place. W-O-W. I would say a boutique. Walked into a wine tasting in the lobby what a greeting!!! We were lucky to get upgraded and got a great room. Hello Frette bath robe , nice room balcony friendly people actually happy people.Comfy...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charming, great service, cool decor! Not directly on the beach, but so close, easy walking distance. Good location relative to restaurants, beach and marina. I am Kimpton rewards member so I stay at a lot of Kimptons. We like this one. Very nice bar!

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Thank Terri A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Canary Kimpton provided us with a perfect getaway. The hotel has a great location, right in the center of Santa Barbara, but off noisy State Street. Our room was small but immaculate and decorated in a lovely upscale way. Our only "complaint" would be the height of the bed...you need a running start to throw yourself onto it! A...

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

Barbara thank you so much for sharing and we are thrilled Jessica and the Finch & Fork team made such a lasting impact! PS- we have some step stools to help if anyone asks :) Thank you so much and we can't wait to have you back. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had bad luck (as anyone who has spent this winter in California) so there was no possibility to use the rooftop pool, which was a shame. The hotel itself is good - nothing special at all, but good. Service level is high and the restaurant offered great breakfast. Location is perfect with everything around the corner. All in all...

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

Rickard, You were here during some of the most intense rain storms we've seen in well over 4 years. It was incredible and I'm sorry you didn't get a weekend like this past one. Thank you for sharing your sentiments about the service and the great meals at Finch & Fork, as well as the location. We truly are downtown's...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had 2 days to spend in Santa Barbara and was glad I got to spend it at the Canary. If you love great food in a charming environment with genuine care you will love it as well. It was a great getaway experience. I spent the day sitting by the pool and enjoying the amazing view of the mountains...

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

Anne, Your sentiments are much appreciated- we always want everyone to find the charm and caring approach of our service, as well as to enjoy our Finch & Fork Restaurant partners. Those garlic fries are very addicting! Thank you for sharing, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Indianapolis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could sit on the rooftop at the Kimpton Canary forever! The views are amazing, there is pleasant music and it's the perfect place to relax with a book, or have coffee in the morning and wine at night. Many guests spend a lot of time up here apparently, yet the pool was never terribly overcrowded during our stay. The...

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

Travelsharker, I love your comments. I could sit on the rooftop forever too. I think Kimpton should let me move my office up there, right? I joke. However, yes- one heck of an incredible view on that rooftop and the vibe up there with the thoughtful touches really makes it a different experience. Combine that with a walk into all...

Short Hills, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this location because we wanted to be in the center of downtown Santa Barbara where there is great shopping and lots of restaurant options. We also knew our time was limited in SB because we had to be on the road early the next morning so it made little sense to be closer to the beach. Plus Kimpton...

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

Brett- It all starts at that relaxing arrival- lets get you a glass of local wine and help you unwind right off that bat. You are right- the downtown location offers a lot of advantages in terms of what you can do and experience right out your door. This also does prevent some big views, until you reach the rooftop-...

Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We survived the storm of 17 on President's weekend and lived to tell the tale. Everyone at the Canary was so accommodating, and the upgrade to the suite was AMAZING! View of the mountains and the 4 poster bed mattress was the best I've had in a long time in a hotel (and I travel 4 nights a week on...

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

You braved the storm and were rewarded with an incredible peaceful sleep! Thank you for joining us. Can we invite you back? Be sure to sign up for Kimpton Karma- there's plenty of offers that will help make it easier for you to return. Thanks for sharing! Stay dry :) Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@kimptonhotels.com

Dallas, Tx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel feels very European, which is good and bad. The rooms are nicely decorated and have ample sitting and desk space. The beds are 4 poster and has a high mattress height like many other reviewers have noted. However this may be the most comfortable bed ever! Because of the 4 poster bed, all lighting comes from lamps and...

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

Goodtwogo, Most comfortable bed you've ever had in the American Riviera of Santa Barbara at the Canary- thats great to hear! thank you! We appreciate your feedback and we're really glad you enjoyed the genuinely caring service signature to Kimpton Hotels and the Canary/Finch & Fork. We're glad you enjoyed the Canary, and look forward to hosting you again. Ryan...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $484 - $929 (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 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Business 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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“Junior Suite is certainly worth the increase cost.”
 of 5 bubbles toddhH7870WY, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We just asked for an upgrade and got it”
 of 5 bubbles puffyleeder, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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