$265 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Nov 9, 2014 Check-out: Nov 10, 2014

Canary a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
66 reviews
Great getaway

My sister and I stayed in a one bedroom suite for a few days in August with my 5 month old daughter... See full review

  • LA Finn
  • Aug 31, 2014
Really lovely retreat!

The Canary had beautiful rooms, fresh and spacious! The bed was luxuriously comfortable and every... See full review

  • Jane O.
  • Aug 26, 2014
Upscale Santa Barbara getaway with views of the Pacific Ocean

The Canary Hotel is an upscale, luxury hotel that has breathtaking rooftop views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Barbara. The rooftop terrace boasts a pool, whirlpool, fireplace and sundeck where guests gather for a day of sundrenched splendor or an enchanted evening. The Canary Hotel is a block from State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. An on-site, upscale restaurant makes dining an easy and sublime experience. Guests head to the Canary Hotel for business trips, vacations, weddings and events.

Highlights
  • Hosts wine evening reception
  • Guest gym privileges
  • Rooftop deck, pool, whirlpool
  • In-room spa services
Rooms
The 97 renovated rooms at the Canary Hotel are furnished with Spanish Isle-influenced decor with a Moroccan twist and pet friendly without fees or restrictions. Four-poster king or double beds with hypoallergenic linens are available, and amenities include hardwood floors, free Wi-Fi access for Kimpton InTouch Loyalty Members, iHome docking station, 42-inch HDTV with movies on-demand, DVD player, coffee maker (upon request), and minibar. Some rooms have French balconies and city views. Suites are accompanied by more space, a bathroom with a shower and soaking tub, a living area, sleeper sofa, and wraparound balcony with mountain and ocean views.
Features
The Canary Hotel features a rooftop pool, deck, and whirlpool area called The Rooftop Perch. Guests soak up some sun or sit by the fireplace and enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific and Santa Ynez Mountains. The hotel also provides in-room spa services like facials and massages. Travelers can keep trim at the Spectrum Gym next door. Personal trainers, group fitness classes, cycling studio, free W-Fi, cardiovascular equipment and free weights await guests.
Dining
The Canary Hotel features the on-site Finch & Fork Restaurant & Bar where locals and guests gather. Finch & Fork serves upscale comfort food locally sourced. Diners nosh on thoughtfully prepared plates of market fish tacos, artisanal flatbreads, and a signature lamb burger. Food is available any time of day with 24-hour room service.
Transportation
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (9.6 mi/15.4 km)
  • Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (90.2 mi/145.2 km)
Attractions
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Stearns Wharf (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • Mission Santa Barbara (1.7 mi/2.7 km)
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (2.2 mi/3.5 km)
  • Santa Barbara Zoo (3.1 mi/5 km)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (11 mi/17.7 km)
Business
  • Wired and wireless Internet in room
  • On-site business center
  • Offers 5,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that fits over 500

Hotel Map

34.4206 -119.7028
Nearby airports
Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport, (BUR), 90.50, MI, E; Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, (SBA), 9.70, MI, N; Los Angeles International Airport, (LAX), 99.00, MI, NW;
Area description
City Center

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Canary a Kimpton Hotel Rooms

One Bedroom Suite 1 King Bed
One Bedroom Suite with 1 King Bed 475-550 sq ft, living room with french doors,
Superior Guest Room 2 Queens
Superior Guest Room with 2 Queen Beds 340 sq ft, oversized bathroom, frette linens,
Accessible Superior Guest Room w
Accessible Superior with 2 Queen Beds 515 sq ft, accessible tub, communication features,
Deluxe Guest Room 1 King Bed
Deluxe Guest Room with 1 King Bed 300-320 sq ft, frette linens, bath robes, desk, 42 inch HD TV,
Junior Suite with 1 King Bed
Junior Suite with 1 King Bed 450 sq ft, living room with sofa sleeper
Accessible Deluxe with 1 King Be
Accessible Deluxe with 1 King Bed 373 sq ft, roll-in shower, communication features,
Premier Guest Room 1 King Bed
Premier Guest Room with 1 King Bed 320-340 sq ft- frette linens
Accessible Premier with 1 King B
Premier Accessible with 1 King Bed 370 sq ft, accessible tub, communciation features,
Superior Guest Room 1 King
Superior Guest Room with 1 King Bed 340-375 sq ft-oversized bathroom-frette linens
Accessible Superior with 1 King
Accessible Superior with 1 King Bed 450 sq ft, accessible tub, communication features,
Superior Guest Room 2 Doubles
Superior Guest Room with 2 Double Beds 320 sq ft, oversized bathroom, frette linens,

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
24 hour security
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Jacuzzi
Children's activities
Golf
Jogging track
Tennis
Play ground
Racquetball courts
Boating
Scuba diving
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Meal plan - continental
Family plan
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Cellular telephone rental
Computer rental
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Indoor parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Grab bars in bathroom
TDD telephone machine
Room
AM/FM alarm clock
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Fire alarm with light
Electronic door locks
International direct dial
Sprinklers in rooms

Nearby points of interest

  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse: 0.2 mi
  • Rafael Gonzalez House: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Barbara City College: 0.8 mi
  • Alameda Park: 0.8 mi
  • El Paseo Shopping Mall: 1 mi
  • Sterns Wharf: 1 mi
  • Mission Santa Barbara: 1.4 mi
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum: 1.6 mi
  • Nojoqui Falls Country Park: 1.6 mi
  • Antioch University: 1.9 mi
  • Skofield Park: 2.8 mi
  • Casa del Herrero: 3.8 mi
  • Virginia Hotel: 6.8 mi
  • University of California, Santa Barbara: 8.4 mi
  • UCSB Events Center: 8.5 mi
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse: 0.2 mi
  • Rafael Gonzalez House: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Barbara City College: 0.8 mi
  • Alameda Park: 0.8 mi
  • El Paseo Shopping Mall: 1 mi
  • Sterns Wharf: 1 mi
  • Mission Santa Barbara: 1.4 mi
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum: 1.6 mi
  • Nojoqui Falls Country Park: 1.6 mi
  • Antioch University: 1.9 mi
  • Skofield Park: 2.8 mi
  • Casa del Herrero: 3.8 mi
  • Virginia Hotel: 6.8 mi
  • University of California, Santa Barbara: 8.4 mi
  • UCSB Events Center: 8.5 mi
  • Cold Spring Tavern: 10.4 mi
  • Santa Barbara Zoo: 196.4 mi

Dining

Perch Rooftop Bar
Rooftop Perch Seasonal. Youll get an entirely new perspective on the city. Your views will be served with accomplished California fresh cuisine of Coast Restaurant that surprises and delights with innovative use of the best locally sourced ingredients.
Finch and Fork
Finch and Fork formerly Coast Restaurant is a gathering place where guests are welcomed to share in small plates and great conversation. Chef James Siao brings to life a menu to be paired with craft cocktails artisan wines and great beers.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (66)

Ratings and reviews for Canary a Kimpton Hotel

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
66 out of 66
Amenities:
4.5
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.7
Location:
4.7
Value:
4

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Panchfeliz
Business
Duarte
Nov 9, 2009

Loved it!

It was a real nice place. Very impressed with the rm. I felt like i was at home right when i walked in actually i didnt want to get out off bed anymore. Hehehe. It was just great. Rooftop was real cool.a blk away from state st. I really have nothing bad to say. I loved it!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

State st. Alot of shopping places n restos.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 26, 2009

A best value in Santa Barbara

Really well done re-modeled rooms. The typical rooms are not huge, but they are very comfortable, modern, and stylish with pillow-top mattresses, LCD TVs (even one in the bathroom!) and hardwood floors.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boulder, CO
Oct 26, 2009

Wedding Bells in Santa Barbra

From the moment our rental car was valeted to breakfast room service at the rooftop pool and hot tub, our stay at The Canary was top notch! What a helpful and friendly staff. Can't wait to come back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Walk down State St, one block away for world class shopping.

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Review of Canary a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
family with dog
Business
clayton, ca
Oct 9, 2009

nice boutique hotel

not as glamorous as shutters on the beach, location great for shopping and the downtown santa barbara experience. over a mile away from the beach and urban views, include the greyhound bus station. nice full gym next door is complimentary. great wooden floors and amenities for our dog. very quiet and sound proof walls. classy decor but not lavish.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

sojourner cafe is nearby on east canon perdido with inexpensive but good vegetarian (and some meat) dishes. very nice staff.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
St. Louis, MO
Sep 29, 2009

Beautiful hotel,outstanding service!

First-class hotel, excellent location in the heart of Santa Barbara, outstanding service!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
AGREEN1
Business
California
Aug 16, 2009

They care about their guests

We were pleasantly surprised at the above average courtesy of the staff. The room, while small, made up for it with the nice canopied bed and decor, with a flat screen TV in the bathroom, too. The hotel showed it cared for guests with providing a free pass to an adjacent large gym, there is a wonderful rooftop lounge/pool/hot tub area that provided a great view of Santa Barbara and very comfortable seating and lounging with a fireplace. The pool and hot tub are small, but, it's wonderful up there. There is a restaurant/bar in the hotel that's nice, but, can be pricey. There are plenty of eateries outside of the hotel on State St. The location is excellent, right next to the outdoor mall and cinemas and is in a great location to even walk down to the pier if you want to take a little longer walk. A short drive will take you to the Mission and Natural History Museum. The minor problems we did encounter were the low flush toilet. It was a problem a couple of times. Also, the bed was very comfortable, but did not have a top sheet. The comforter only was a little too warm even with the A/C on. I'd just ask for a sheet to be put on right away next time we visit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

For low cost eating, there is a Taco place diagonally across State St from the hotel that has .99 cent tacos on Tues...also Cajun Kitchen, a diner, is in the opposite diagonal direction on Carrillo/Chulupa Streets.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Denver, Co
Aug 14, 2009

Great Location & Roof Top

Great location just a block off State St for easy access to restaurants and shopping. Roof deck had a nice wine tasting event, but was not informed by hotel staff of event upon check in which is dissapointing as we would have planned into stay. Room was very comfortable and clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Northern Virginia
Jul 27, 2009

Canary Islands are not in Spain

We have stayed in several Santa Barbara 3/4 star hotels/resorts/inns. By far the Canary is the classiest; large rooms; baths with separate shower and tub; a 6th floor pool with a spectacular in view in all directions; outstanding service. It is centrally located a block from the main drag; across the street from Saks - - a real plus for my wife. OUTSTANDING

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
hyattplacewpb
Business
Dallas, Texas
Jul 24, 2009

Great Boutique Hotel and Location

Fabulous staff, great bar, located downtown close to State Street where their is plenty of nightlife. Our room was large and excellent, small balcony, canopy bed, great spa like bathroom, super views of the mountains.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great restaurant for Mexican food called the Sandbar on State Street. A short wait for patio seating.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Carman Couple
Business
Rose Valley, PA
Jul 11, 2009

Canary Hotel

The rooms were decorated in a very fun and modern way, but were small and very noisy. We could hear everything going on in rooms on either side like we were in one big room. There needs to be more insulation in the walls or something. Maybe it's because there are hard wood floors that make everything so darn loud. The front desk concierge could not have been more helpful and wanting to please. The restaurant manager was a complete snot and very snooty towards me when I wanted to order some food for the roof deck. I was under the impression that there would be wait service or staff for the roof deck. He kind of scoffed at me when I came down the elevator and was looking for some service and food for the beautiful roof deck. It is beautiful on the roof deck and I thought it would be great to have a drink and appetizers up there before we go out for the evening. Look out for the manager and avoid!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Breakfast at Jeannine's....wonderful fresh and yummy!

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