Kimpton Canary Hotel

Santa Barbara, California Coast

The hotel

This fashionable and fun Kimpton hotel, is situated in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Here, you are just steps from the historic State Street and only just over a mile from the Californian coastline. There's always a lot on offer with Kimpton and it's no different here, with morning coffee, snacks and fruit to get your day off to the best start. Bikes are available to borrow so you can explore the local town and coast and there's even in-room yoga kit's to keep your zen. After a busy day of exploring in the Californian heat, the rooftop pool with stunning 360 views is waiting to cool you down.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Service
  • Valet parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to Beach
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In the heart of downtown Santa Barbara and close to State Street.

Hotel information

Variety of rooms and suites, all with air-conditioning, four-poster beds, TV, Honor mini-bar, WiFi*, safe, iron and board, hairdryer and bathrobes. Deluxe Guest Rooms with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Premier Guest Rooms with 1 king-size bed, sleeps maximum 2 adults.

Superior Guest Rooms with 1 king-size bed, sleeps maximum 2 adults.

Superior Guest Rooms with 2 double beds, sleeps maximum 3 adults.

Superior Guest Rooms with 2 queen-size beds, sleeps maximum 4 adults.

Junior Suites have a separate living room and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

1-Bedroom Suites have a separate living room with twin-size sleeper sofa and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

The Canary Suite has a wrap-around balcony which enjoys private ocean views, spacious living room, dining area, in-room spa with soaking tub and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Nesting Collection: 3-Bedroom Suites have 3 separate bedrooms all with king-size beds, 3 bathrooms, living room with twin-size sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 8 adults.

Award-winning restaurant Finch and Fork (California fare). Pool bar. Rooftop pool. Complimentary coffee and tea service in the lobby every morning. Hosted evening wine hour from 5:00-6:00pm. Complimentary access to the Gold's Gym located right next door to Canary. WiFi*. In-room spa services*. 24-hour room service*. Business centre. Laundry/dry-cleaning facilities*. Valet parking $35 plus tax per night (payable locally, subject to change).

This hotel has a resort fee of $20 plus tax per room, per day (payable locally, subject to change)

Resort fee includes: - High Speed WiFi - Local and domestic long distance calls - Local welcome wines - Professional Fitness Center access - Saturday Morning Rooftop Yoga Classes - Locally roasted morning coffee with morning snacks - Public bike rentals to enjoy rides along the waterfront and through town - Daily Farmers Market Fruits - Canvas Totes to keep. Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival.

100% non-smoking hotel.

*Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Do not waste your time

Jul 31, 2020 robert l Seattle, Washington

A very low aesthetic, poor service hotel. In a transitional neighborhood. Staff is pleasant but not a place you would want to come back if you could go to a more interesting, attractive and more comfortable hotel
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderful, Clean, Safe, with an AMAZING rooftop pool

Jul 30, 2020 80green San Francisco, California

Just finished a 2 night stay at the Kimpton Canary. They've taken a lot of precautions to make their guests feel safe during this 'interesting' time, without compromising a the high end level of service that comes with the Kimpton name. Firstly there are hand sanitizing stations everywhere. The hotel has lots of open spaces to feel comfortably… Read more
Just finished a 2 night stay at the Kimpton Canary. They've taken a lot of precautions to make their guests feel safe during this 'interesting' time, without compromising a the high end level of service that comes with the Kimpton name. Firstly there are hand sanitizing stations everywhere. The hotel has lots of open spaces to feel comfortably socially distanced. The rooftop pool was never crowded and there was plenty of space from your nearest neighbor. The 360 degree view was amazing! It's really the best pool in Santa Barbara. They also give every guest a PPE package. With a face mask, sanitizing wipes, and antibacterial hand gel (which was one of the best I've ever used... it's hard to find a brand that doesn't leave your hands sticky...!). Overall a fabulous stay. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great vibe

Jul 18, 2020 Julia C

The staff at the Canary are simply wonderful. Ryan, Madison, and Ben all went out of their way to make our stay special - even with the current restrictions, it was a treat. You can tell their team enjoys what they do - it’s such a warm vibe. Rooftop pool in the afternoon is heavenly, king suites are spacious. We’re already looking forward to next… Read more
The staff at the Canary are simply wonderful. Ryan, Madison, and Ben all went out of their way to make our stay special - even with the current restrictions, it was a treat. You can tell their team enjoys what they do - it’s such a warm vibe. Rooftop pool in the afternoon is heavenly, king suites are spacious. We’re already looking forward to next time. Read less
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Jul 10, 2020 Parisbond00

My boyfriend surprised me and booked a last minute anniversary trip to the Canary. We arrived at the hotel and Luke at the valet was kind and helpful with our truck and luggage. The property was absolutely beautiful. Bryan checked us in and treated us like royalty. He was fantastic throughout our entire stay and recommended the best restaurants in… Read more
My boyfriend surprised me and booked a last minute anniversary trip to the Canary. We arrived at the hotel and Luke at the valet was kind and helpful with our truck and luggage. The property was absolutely beautiful. Bryan checked us in and treated us like royalty. He was fantastic throughout our entire stay and recommended the best restaurants in town. We were very pleased. Outstanding hospitality! Everything at the hotel makes you feel extremely safe and comfortable during these crazy times. The lobby, the room, and the rooftop pool and jacuzzi were all the perfect setting for a romantic getaway. The hotel is situated right in the middle of downtown by the beach. We checked out bikes and road them all over Santa Barbara. We will definitely be back anytime we are in the area. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Nice location and common areas, but overpriced

Jun 29, 2020 hollyberry57 La Jolla, California

The hotel is in a large older building with lovely common areas - think arches, tiles - and has a fabulous rooftop terrace (for guest only). It is also well-located by downtown State Street restaurants and shops, and the Presidio. Other than that it was fairly average for hotels in this price range; nothing special. I don't mind paying for a… Read more
The hotel is in a large older building with lovely common areas - think arches, tiles - and has a fabulous rooftop terrace (for guest only). It is also well-located by downtown State Street restaurants and shops, and the Presidio. Other than that it was fairly average for hotels in this price range; nothing special. I don't mind paying for a great hotel experience, but this was not it. I'm still trying to figure out what the substantial "resort fee" was for; it didn't include overnight parking. Read less