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Kimpton Canary Hotel

4-star4 stars
31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Lobero Theater
  • Free WiFi
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From 1,267 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Tasty breakfast
Great wellness & sports facilities
Great pool
Quite clean

Kimpton Canary Hotel

from £296
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premier Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room
  • Standard Room
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Premier Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

What’s around Kimpton Canary Hotel

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Lobero Theater (2-minute walk)
  • Paseo Nuevo Mall (3-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse (5-minute walk)
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park (5-minute walk)
  • Moreton Bay Fig Tree (9-minute walk)
  • Stearns Wharf (17-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Bowl (17-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Zoo (30-minute walk)
  • Butterfly Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 11-min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) 46-min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station 17-min walk
  • Goleta Station 12-min drive
  • Carpinteria Station 16-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 97 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Finch and Fork – On-site restaurant.


On Site

  • Health club
  • Spa tub
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Kimpton Canary Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Canary Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Canary Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Canary Hotel
  • Kimpton Canary Hotel Hotel
  • Kimpton Canary Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Kimpton Canary Hotel Hotel Santa Barbara


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Deposit: USD 100.00 per day

  • Resort fee: USD 39.27 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 38 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per day

Breakfast costs between USD 9 and USD 18 for adults, and USD 9 and USD 18 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 315 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Few nights in Santa Barbara
Fab hotel to arrive at on our journey from San Fran to LA. We were given a really lovely room and the staff were great. Only area we weren’t so happy about was the hotel restaurant. We don’t eat red meat (for health reasons) and sometimes just fancy a vegetarian option. There was very little on the menu - it was a case of mixing and matching ingredients from other dishes which felt like a real compromise. There’s a market for customers wanting healthier options which the hotel is missing out on.
Andrew, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cool, chic, gently sophisticated.
Cool, chic hotel, great staff, good concierge advice from Maximo. Great bar staff. Central location great for walking about. I would stay again.
David, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Shout out to Helen for always being so courteous and welcoming to me and my kids ..
Anamaria, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Go for the pool!
Except for the valet parking situation, my husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Kimpton Canary Hotel. The room felt spacious and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom could stand some updated decor and a couple more towel hooks, but it was clean which is all that really matters. We LOVED the rooftop pool, by far the hotel’s best feature. The staff at the front desk was friendly and check-in/check-out was quick. And, the hotel was in a great location for walking around downtown Santa Barbara. My only wish is that there had been a cheaper self-service parking option in addition to the valet parking service. The valet was expensive ($38/night) and took forever - we usually waited at least 10 minutes downstairs on top of the 10 minutes we gave them between calling for our car and leaving the room. They were also incredibly disorganized and weren’t moving cars fast enough so if they would bring our car around to the front (and sometimes they wouldn’t and we had to walk halfway to the parking garage to get to where they brought our car, defeating the purpose of valet parking), there were cars blocking the way out and they just shrugged their shoulders or said we’d have to wait even longer for them to move all the cars. One time we needed to leave for a dinner reservation so we ended up having to back out onto a really busy street. Super unsafe! I hope they hire more valets to park cars because minus the parking it was a really great place to stay.
us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nancy, us1 night trip

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