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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were looking for a boutique hotel within walking distance of the ocean. The Canary is located about a block from the shopping district and is about a 15 minute walk to the beach. The rooms are tastefully decorated and they have a stellar restaurant. The top of the roof has a beautiful open air hot tub,...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Step into a gorgeous, comfortable, dog friendly (meet Wylie at the front desk!!) and special hotel. Canary goes above and beyond to make sure you are enjoying your experience and they focus on the details. The lobby is so warm and inviting that you want to spend time there. They offered a complimentary coffee and hot chocolate bar during our...

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Thank mavsfan2016
Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kimpton does a great job with boutique hotels and the Canary is a great example. The property is immaculate, the service is amazingly thoughtful and this place has a great location. My wife and I did our "Babymoon" here last month and the staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The bar/restaurant in the lobby has...

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

Mike, thoughtful service, a clean house and a perfect location to truly experience Santa Barbara without a car. Thank you so much for visiting and I'm so glad that both of you had a great experience! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Hilton Head, SC
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is possibly one of my favorite hotels of all time. I just loved everything about it. The bikes, the decor, the service, the rooftop! It was all amazing. They offer bikes you can take around the city! I would stay here again and again. Oh. And they have happy hour!!!!

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

We'd love to host you again and again! Thank you for the rave reviews! Nothing makes us happier than hearing how people enjoying what we've put together for them! Thank you, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is ideally suited in downtown Santa Barbara. Our room was spacious, with a small balcony. Really special is the rooftop terrace: spacious, with fantastic views. Prices on the high side, but still highly recommended.

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

CalAcademic, Aren't those rooftop urban oasis views incredible? It always feels special up there, no matter which side of the roof you are on. Thank you for sharing! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very well located . It is one block off of the main street. Rooms are very clean and nice. Not super luxurious but very nice. Good comfortable bed; good bathroom; good towels. Great happy hour provided by the hotel with good wine. and appetizers. The hose was very nice and helpful. Good staff all the way around....

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

William- we like to think of it as the right balance of character and luxury, much like Santa Barbara itself. I'm so glad you enjoyed the local wine at our daily free wine hour. Glad to hear it! Thank you for visiting! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Santa Ynez, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

How often do you check into a hotel and are greeted with a glass of wine and a friendly dog. Everyone is friendly and seemed to enjoy working there. We had planned to go to a restaurant on State St. But the hotel was so comfortable we never left the property. The dinner at Finch and Fork was outstanding. You...

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

SbWill2016- How often to you check into the Canary and meet Wiley and get served a glass of local wine? well, how often are you willing to visit us? Each and every time you come we hope to have an engaging, true Santa Barbara sunshine smile for you. Thanks so much for visiting- and I'm thrilled you enjoyed it so...

Venice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To celebrate her retirement, I treated my mom (and myself) to two nights at the Kimpton Canary, and it was incredible! They made us feel very special, from offering us a glass of wine at check-in to helping arrange flowers and a card in the room for my mom to a bottle of wine and chocolates awaiting us in our...

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

LadyLloyd, What a nice gift! I think it's very special of you to give such a great experience and we're thrilled we were given an opportunity to participate in doing such. Thanks for having us, and on behalf of Lindsay, Vanessa and the entire Canary/F&F flock- we thank you for your compliments! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to The Canary after a 38+ drive across the country. The man in reservations was professional, friendly and genuine. He asked about the journey, what our pets' names were and the reason for relocating to Santa Barbara. The staff went above and beyond to make our two days there an enjoyable one, from a warm welcoming to our...

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

Emily, What a pleasure to hear your Canary Santa Barbara story and to know we had a great connection right from the beginning of booking a reservation! Thanks so much for sharing! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Beverly Hills, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My go to in Santa Barbara. The staff is awesome. The location is right in town. You can walk everywhere. Great bar. I can't say enough. Fabulous beds and bathrooms. For me no ifs ands or buts the Canary if I'm in SB. Rooftop pool has great views. If you want to be able to walk to funk town and...

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

Moonpod, we're proud to be your go to and I'd love to meet you at your next visit, or at the very least I'd like to help pick a favorite room for you to thank you for your continued loyalty. Much appreciated. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 93101-3212 (Formerly Canary Hotel Santa Barbara)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $315 - $578 (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
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“We were moved to a corner junior suite that had several windows and a lot of sunlight on the 5th floor. It was heaven.”
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“Views are outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles sbwill2016, 1 week ago | Read review
“Corner room if possible, great view.”
 of 5 bubbles emilycQ4765BB, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We were in room 510 which was quiet and away from the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles beachtravel, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Hard to say, I doubt they have a "bad" room!”
  • Our very comfortable room
 of 5 bubbles G_EvansWales, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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