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Kimpton Canary Hotel

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Stockholm
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We love Santa Barbara and Canary is a great place to stay at - no doubt. The only minor matter was that the pool area is way to small for the size of the hotel. When we arrived with a family of five to the top floor there was no space - not even for belongings.

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

GoodLifeStockholm, Thanks for visiting us and enjoying the Canary! Being a boutique, and in an historic area with building restrictions, we do feel lucky to have Santa Barbara's only rooftop pool deck with 360 views, but that does mean that you want to stake out your perfect view point early on our busier days. I'm sorry about that- it does...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the perfect time.... Wine hour! Room was nicely decorated, amenities were great and the rooftop is a must do. Wish the fire pits were on to be honest. We walked to the bowl which was perfect for a Saturday evening. Enjoyed brunch at the bar on Sunday and literally just strolled around town with nothing to do...

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

JD0827- It's always a perfect time to arrive when there's local merlot or sav blanc at arrival and those friendly welcoming smiles ready to help you enjoy the best of Santa Barbara! I'm so glad you stayed with us and we're thrilled you loved our central downtown location, it makes it so easy to see everything in town. Cheers, Ryan...

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

For starters, the staff was friendly and helpful. When we reported the problem with our room the manager transferred us to a suite in an attempt to make things better. The initial complaint with the first room: mold in the shower and dirty curtains. I upgraded the room with a balcony and size was disappointing. The balcony had not been...

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

Ouch- painful to read but I clearly have to find those areas and touch them up. We want to be nothing short of everyone's favorite downtown luxury hotel and I'm sorry we let you down with that. We might not be the most modern, but we certainly want to bring all the best in Santa Barbara charm out. Looks like...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I stayed here for two days during the 4th of July long weekend. This is my second time visiting this property, last time I was with my girlfriend, this time with my parents, turned out this property is perfect for both occasions. The keyword for a Kimpton hotel is always hospitality. Pros: 1. Pre-arriving communication. I sent an email to...

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

Mr. Xu, I am humbled and so glad I made the call to you prior to your arrival- we just want to make sure everything will be great for you. All of us very appreciate the feedback, and when you return, I need to make sure we visit Finch and Fork together, it's a local and guest favorite and I...

Springfield, MO
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great hotel within walking distance of almost everything in Santa Barbara. Save the cost of valet parking and take an Uber if you need to. Wonderful food & great bar, rooftop pool area gave a great view of the city.

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

JTRSpringfield_MO, I'm thrilled you loved the location- walking from here really is a pleasant way to spend a Santa Barbara day. Walk all day, and relax on the roof in our heated pool in the evening- sounds so pleasant! Thanks again for visiting and we're so happy you enjoyed Finch & Fork too- a locals favorite! Ryan Parker, General Manager...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A smallish boutique hotel right in the centre of Santa Barbara with a great rooftop pool and bar. A great place to take a bottle of wine and watch the sun go down under a patio heater. Numerous bars and restaurants within walking distance.

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

Paul, small hotel with big character and a lot of sunset vibes on the rooftop. Thanks so much for sharing- your experience sounds lovely! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I stayed here with my now husband for our wedding weekend (we did not have the wedding there, but stayed there for 3 nights). The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and also gave us a free bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries in our room when we checked in because they knew it was our wedding weekend. They...

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

Jaqi, Congratulations again on your wedding and we're so glad we could participate in your lovely marriage celebration! We can't wait to have you back for an anniversary celebration! Congrats again from all of us at the Canary and Finch & Fork. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My partner Tom and I were travelling through Santa Barbara and were looking for a place to stay. As we had just come from another Kimpton hotel in LA, we decided to try our luck in Santa Barbara thanks to Annie at the Kimpton's fabulous suggestion. Absolutely sensational service from the moment the incredibly lovely gentlemen on the door let...

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

Oh my Cleo_Monty, what a fun Kimpton experience you two had during your SoCal adventure! Ian, Lindsay and Beau and all of us at the flock thank you so much for your compliments and we're so glad you spent some of your Aussie winter with us in the California summer. Have a great day! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Hotel staff were very welcoming. Front doors were opened all times I entered and left property. Front desk area had coffee and some other drinks at various times. All public areas were exceptionally clean. Rooms were also well kept updated and luxurios. Would high;y recommend this property.

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Darius J, Isn't it nice having all of Santa Barbara right outside your door, and then enjoying the arrival experience at the Canary with great valet/doormen and wonderful local welcome wine and some of the best coffee in Santa Barbara? Thanks so much for staying with us and recommending us, we genuinely appreciate it. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@kimptonhotels.com

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

on our road trip this stop off was very good. The quality of the hotel was excellent and the roof top pool area a great place to unwind! We didn't eat here but there are lots of excellent restaurants and cafes close by. The hotel was informal and the reception was efficient and friendly. We had no problems and the...

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Glynis2014, So many guests are taking advantage of the beauty that is the California Pacific Coast and stopping along the way in postcard perfect Santa Barbara. I'm glad that the Canary was the right balance of charm, comfort and just the right amount of luxury to have a great impact on your visit. Relaxation is important- thank you for staying...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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: ₹ 24,018 - ₹ 46,401 (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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