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Berkeley, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Austin, Texas
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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... More 

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Thank sbwill2016
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... More 

Venice
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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Thank LadyLloyd
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 More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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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 More 

Beverly Hills, CA
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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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 More 

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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room I got at the Canary was terrific! Located on the top floor with high ceilings and overlooking downtown, this hotel was beautiful. It has been very tasteful updated with modern amenities yet it still possesses the charm of the original building. Our room was spacious and comfortable with beautiful linens both in the bathroom and on the bed.... More 

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

Jennifer, Terrific? Now that is terrific to hear! The balance of modern touches and historic charm isn't easy- we love being able to do that in reflection of the American Riviera style Santa Barbara has. I'm so glad you found the location to be so perfect- this is such a walking city, we love being in the middle of it... More 

Virginia
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a Kimpton Karma member and frequently stay in Kimptons when I travel for work. The Canary had by far the best room of any Kimpton I've stayed in. The best part however was the service and hospitality. We arrived for a long weekend with no plans and having never been to the area. The front desk was spot on... More 

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

TinyInVirginia- "the best part was the service and hospitality". Awe, this is music to our ears. Thank you so much. Every one of us in the flock is thrilled to hear we had such an impact on your long weekend- that's wonderful. I know we all love to hear when people enjoy this amazing city and hotel as much as... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Canary Hotel is a fantastic oasis in the middle of the action. Heck it is THE ACTION; Step out of your well appointed room into their on property restaurant with exqusite menu of fresh local ingredients and great grown up cocktail and wine bar This is a great group destination for family, KIDS, friends and Rover too. The kids... More 

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

Beep2Beep what a great glowing review! My goodness! We all really appreciate this and yes, it's true- there's some incredible views of every direction up there and we do love to share it. Finch & Fork certainly is a locally loved restaurant and bar and we're thrilled you loved the intimate size and incredible location. You really made the most... More 

Chino Hills, California
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is great. The service is friendly, the rooms are beautiful and spacious, the location to all the sites/restaurants is perfect. We had a wonderful stay here for three nights. Our room was amazing and they took great care of us. The wine hour from 5-6 is great and they had coffee and tea for you in the morning... More 

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

DocRobb, I'm so glad you found the value in the Canary visit with everything from local wines at Wine Hour to the incredible locally roasted Handelbar Coffee in our lobby. We do have a lot of smiles here- how can you not when you are here in Santa Barbara? Thanks so much for visiting and the glowing review. Ryan Parker,... More 

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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: €297 - €551 (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 Business 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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“Views are outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles sbwill2016, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner room if possible, great view.”
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“We were in room 510 which was quiet and away from the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles beachtravel, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Hard to say, I doubt they have a "bad" room!”
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 of 5 bubbles G_EvansWales, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floors have views all around.”
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