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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed our stay. The location is great, very central, and close to the shuttle to the beach. Near State St so we could browse the shops and walk. Great ice cream nearby! We enjoyed dinner at the hotel restaurant, interesting menu with good cocktails. I had a couple of early morning conference calls and was able to work...

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

Srinfo2014, We're all obsessed with McConnells Ice Cream and Rori's at the Public Market. Both are amazing- and a quick walk. We're glad you took the time to visit Finch & Fork- where most of the menu is sourced locally and we're thrilled to be a community favorite restaurant. Glad you enjoyed the nest, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Beautiful hotel, nice accessible rooms and friendly staff. The roof top pool area was great but a little windy when we were there. I relaxing place to have some wine and enjoy the views. Very close to the shopping district and only a 15 minute walk to the pier.

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

Guy B, Thanks for such a nice commentary! We're thrilled you relaxed with us and enjoyed the friendly flock we have here at the Canary and Finch nest. Thanks for sharing, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Made a great choice residing here for 2 nights on our Californian Vacation. Right in centre a great welcome and lovely ambience as you enter the hotel. Speedy service with car valets,in and a glass of wine handed to you at check in also a good wine tasting from 5-6 each night. Had a corner balcony room which was great...

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

Daveedinburgh, Ambiance, location and good wine... perfect. So glad you enjoyed being in Santa Barbara with us and experiencing the charms that make Canary so special. We really appreciate the feedback. I hope the rest of the California Vacation was fabulous. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Long Island City, New York
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Canary and despite that the staff went above and beyond to ensure that our stay was the best it could be. The concierge service was phenomenal and helped us find a few things to do that suited our interests. The staff is super friendly and cater to whatever you may need. The rooms are...

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

Sjaviles- Makes us all proud to hear that a phenomenal time was had here at the nest and that you got a true Santa Barbara experience complete with views, relaxation, and incredible opportunities just a walk from your hotel. Thanks for sharing- we appreciate it. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Melvindale, Michigan
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My friend won a sweepstakes for a suite for one night. What an awesome place! Right from pulling into valet. The guys were very helpful and very informative. Check in was very smooth...and a lively glass of wine was given at check in. The suite was immaculate!! VERY roomy, nicely done! They supply bathrobes, umbrella, safe, iron, (for a fee)wet...

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

Carol- I'm so grateful you had the chance to really experience a true Santa Barbara Kimpton stay. So happy to hear you won the room night, and that you really enjoyed the rooftop and all we do to keep it charming and exciting. Thanks so much, see you next time! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Edinburgh
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in Santa Barbara and the hotel was ideal with a great downtown location. Service, rooms and roof top pool and bar were all excellent Yes, at night it was a little noisy with some motorbikes and car drivers enjoying the street. Service and quality inside the hotel could not be faulted

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

GoGetaLife, We're delighted to hear you got a lot out of the Canary experience, including our rooftop perch. So nice. Starting this weekend, our pool bar is in full swing with daily 1-7pm pool bar service. We'd love to have you back and have you try the Delayed Flight cocktail or another one of our craft cocktails! Cheers, Ryan Parker,...

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I am a big fan of the Kimpton Hotels and so excited to add this one to the list of my favorites! I would recommend this property to anyone going to Santa Barbara and I will definitely plan to come back. Everyone from valet, front desk and the pool were friendly and helpful. The front desk gave us excellent wine...

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

NauticalGirl313- You are a big fan of Kimpton? We're a big fan of you! Thanks so much for your loyalty and for recommending us! It fills us all with pride to read about your visit and we're so glad you enjoyed taking a spin on the Public Brand bikes we have for our guests. Thanks so much, Ryan Parker, General...

Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The rooms are pretty and I love a good bathtub. The restaurant is very good. But I was awakened by garbage trucks and staff talking loudly in hallways at about 3 am and it was noisy for rest of night. No one asked me how my stay was when I checked out but when I asked where to get a...

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

Ernesto- Although I'm glad you loved the guest rooms and the dining at our beloved Finch & Fork, it's safe to say all of us are sad that you had some noise disruption that affected your business trip. I personally apologize for that- no matter how wonderful those four post canopy beds are, it sometimes doesn't make up for the...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I was visiting friends in Santa Barbara for the first time in many years and am so glad I had the opportunity to stay at the Canary. The hotel has personality and charm -- classic California elegance. As others have mentioned, you feel welcomed by the staff from the moment you arrive and cared for during your stay. Location is...

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

CLS713, Classic California elegance- we love to hear that! The flock of us at the Canary and Finch & Fork are so glad you had a truly good welcome back to Santa Barbara and that you felt the charm and details that make a stay with us so comfortable. Your compliments are much appreciated by all of us. Cheers, Ryan...

California
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights on a recent visit to Santa Barbara and had a wonderful experience. Staff was friendly, engaging, and helpful. Location was perfect. Rooms were well appointed and clean. Restaurant is not to be missed...food, service, and ambiance were all fantastic. We ended up eating dinner here 3 nights, it was so good. Highly recommend this...

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

MKF24, How awesome of you to share this great experience! Thank you! Five days at Canary means all the opportunity to try all our favorites at Finch & Fork. I totally agree- the restaurant is not to be missed. Some of my favorites are the scallops with chorizo hollandaise for dinner and the new chilaquiles with soft scramble and chicken...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: €294 - €548 (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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“Views are outstanding.”
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“Corner room if possible, great view.”
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“We were in room 510 which was quiet and away from the elevator.”
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“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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