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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our third Kimpton hotel and we're never disappointed. We were offered a glass of local wine at check-in (yes, please), which we enjoyed as we unpacked in our charming room and then toured the property. The rooftop pool and terrace were surprisingly beautiful, with views of the city and great seating areas, including an outdoor fireplace. Although Santa...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It is a gem of a hotel in a top location downtown and close to the water and 15 mn away by car from Ucsb. The staff is so nice and welcoming you never want to Leave. The hotel has its own restaurant which is very practical especially for Late arrivals. The restaurant provides room service. The rooms are beautiful...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was the most charming hotel I've stayed in in a while!! Loved the champagne at check-in, and because we are Kimpton rewards members we were also upgraded at check in. Double score!! The room was so airy and spacious. Loved the hardwood floors and all the windows for natural light. The Rooftop is amazing! And don't leave without a...

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

Gmoney1001, Awe- I love hearing this! Aren't YOU charming! For sure, the Canary team and Finch & Fork flock want nothing more than to be sharing Santa Barbara's charm with you. So glad you enjoyed the experience, thanks for sharing. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This was such a cute boutique hotel: very clean, beautifully decorated, I was happy that all of the rooms had hardwood floors. Great location right on State Street, we walked to all the shops restaurants and bars. It's about .8 miles waking distance to the beach. It was such a nice touch that they had coffee in the morning and...

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

MYCtraveler! That rooftop urban oasis is so unique and just plain lovely! I'm so glad you experienced all the touchpoints that make the Canary such a special way to enjoy Santa Barbara. Thank you! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantababara.com

Montville, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was exceptional! We really enjoyed the fun extras in reference to the Santa Barbara Film Festival! Popcorn was enjoyed by all! The location was key because we didn't have a car. It allowed us to enjoy walking in the city. I also utilized Gold's Gym which was included. It was clean and well staffed like the Canary. Looking...

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

Mgimbel! Well we loved hearing about your visit and the Film Festival extravaganza! We love being in the middle of it all, it really adds to the true Santa Barbara experience. Thanks for sharing! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a west coast road trip. We were pleasantly surprised by the complimentary "check in wine" and happy hour in the lobby. The room was beautiful, one of the best I've experienced. The rooftop pool and hot tub was a total surprise, and worth the price alone. The staff were pleasant and happy, and everything...

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

Christopher, I'm thrilled you enjoyed the local Santa Barbara wine at arrival! We have so many good wines here that it's hard not to share some of our favorites. Thank you for sharing your experience and the great compliments. Nothing makes us happier than hearing from guests who felt that the Canary is as special as we do! Cheers, and...

Hamilton, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent road trip down the California coast I stopped in Santa Barbara for the first time. I stumbled upon The Canary Hotel through a variety of apps. Called the hotel and booked a king room with a balcony. Room was spotless, well appointed, and charming. I had a slight mishap in the room with a small leak and...

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

Scott, The California Road Trip is not complete without a stop in special Santa Barbara. I'm so glad you stopped for a visit, and we're sad there was a mishap but glad we made it harmless and that you loved that urban rooftop oasis. Check out the rest of our sister properties in San Diego, LA and Huntington Beach during...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very lovely hotel with a very nice restaurant the Finch and Fork I'm not sure but I think it's a little over-priced for the area. The surrounding area is full of shops and restaurants. The roof top pool is awesome place to relax. As a kimpton hotel the service was just right helpful, friendly, not intrusive or overly familiar....

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

Robert- thrilled you loved the location. Being so close to the essence of Santa Barbara's downtown is a highlight for many, especially when the excitement of downtown is offset with the peaceful oasis on the rooftop. I'm glad you enjoyed Finch & Fork, and found our service wonderful. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I escaped from Long Beach to celebrate a belated anniversary. Upon arrival my first impression was WOW! The hotel itself was beautiful, the atmosphere inviting and the staff...well, I kind of felt like...a celebrity! What I didn't know, is that our room had been upgraded for a nominal fee...all unbeknownst to little ol me. You see my...

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

Noelle- you have no idea how happy it made Kris and all of us to take part in such a special occasion. Truly, feedback like yours- it's why we do what we do. True hospitality people with the spirit of genuine care like Kris' is centered around creating memorable experiences- like yours. I'm thrilled you had such a wonderful experience...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara with friendly, helpful staff. The ambience is casual, yet elegant. Charming decor represents the classic mission style of the area. The four poster bed was inviting and incredibly comfortable! And the shower head was fabulous - rain shower converts to hand-held for those who don't want to get their hair wet....

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

Leslee, casual and elegant- I like it! We really try to represent the charm and luxury that Santa Barbara embodies. There's so much here that is interesting and delightful, and we love that you felt that way about our hotel and rooftop. So glad you enjoyed it- thanks so much for sharing and come back soon. PS- the check in...

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Amenities

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center 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)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $330 - $640 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We stayed in room 522...gorgeous! Wonderful lighting, warm and beautiful decor.”
 of 5 bubbles noellecmackey, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We were on the third floor at the end of the hall. Our room was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles LesleeG, 2 weeks ago | 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, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Stay on a top floor for a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles CCK57, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms we have stayed in have been wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles ajsteinberg, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
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