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Canary, a Kimpton Hotel

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31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Canary Hotel Santa Barbara)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Laguna Hills, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Charming hotel with a very welcoming spirit. Coffee and/or water always available in the lobby, fresh fruit available throughout the hotel, special offers for Kimpton Rewards members, rooftop pool, hot tub and sitting area with incredible view, lovely rooms, partnership with state of the art gym next door and great location all make this a prime choice for a stay... More 

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

Linda it's so nice to hear you got to take advantage of the Karma Rewards specials we share with our members! Thats great! Any chance to get a special on a trip to Santa Barbara and the Canary is welcomed, right? so happy to hear you felt the value and charm of a Canary visit! Cheers, Ryan A Parker, General... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have just come back home from staying and working in Santa barbara. We stayed in Canary for 9 nights and tbh nothing I can say that's especially good or bad. Everyone raves about the restaurant - it was good but generic. Had room service a few nights and menu a little limited although the steak was ace and they... More 

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

Lazycafehater- glad you enjoyed the rooftop with views out to the ocean and of all of Santa Barbara. 9 days at the Canary sounds great to me! Daily wine hour, awesome huevos rancheros for breakfast and a nice pool to dip in after a day working-- sounds great! PS- we do serve guests up on the rooftop, and in the... More 

los angeles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we got upgraded to a corner room with a small patio. i loved the hardwood floors in the room. we had our two dogs with us and they had a great time. however, they were not allowed on the roof where the pool and outdoor bar are located. the hotel was clean and had great ambiance. the restaurant in the... More 

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

Dee we're thrilled you liked the King Corner Room w/Balcony- we have just a few of those balcony rooms and they really are special. I'm glad you and your pups loved the location and that you found Spectrum Fitness to be a great partner for us. Thanks! Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Miami, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here on the first night of our honeymoon. We were feeling romantic, but also pooped from all of the day's activities. The Canary was just the right combo of comfy and romantic, and was a great way to start the holiday.

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

Happy Honeymoon and congrats on your wedding! We're so happy to have been the perfect combo for you both, and we would love to have you back for another special celebration when you can. Congrats again! Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had out wedding and reception at the Canary last year and we decided to celebrate out anniversary there this last weekend. Our suite was spectacular. A nice hand written note greeted us along with a complementary bottle of wine in the room. We had a nice view of the mountains and the wonderful tile fountain from... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were making our way down the coast of California. We picked the Canary Hotel as one of our overnight stops as our experiences at a Kimpton hotel have always been excellent. This hotel was charming! Maggie, who greeted us at the front desk set the tone for a wonderful overnight stay. She offered us wine upon our arrival and... More 

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

Debbie- Ah makes me so happy to hear Maggie helped bring some #kimptonlove to your Canary experience. Thanks for sharing your memorable stay- we can't wait for you to visit us, and other Kimpton Hotels again down the road. Cheers, Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@kimptonhotels.com More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove up for LA for a much needed getaway for one night. Found this wonderful hotel and Kimpton is a plus. First time staying in one but have had drinks in the Miami Epic Hoel which is also amazing looking. We brought our dog. The staff is amazing and they love pets. Zoe got so much attention and loved her... More 

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

Chad- and Zoe- You, your dog, and your feedback is welcome back anytime you want. We have a lot of fans in the LA area join us frequently, and we love that, especially when they bring their dogs. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Vancouver
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had many great experiences at Kimpton Hotels and this was no exception. There was the usual friendly and efficient welcome at the front desk, an upgrade to a larger room, delicious drinks at the bar and a tasty light supper in the Finch and Fork. Only wish we could have stayed more than one night! When we arrived... More 

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

Lori- how about that! A repeat loyal Canary fan who loves to return to the nest and has had some great experiences with us to share. Thanks so much for sharing your experience and we'll always be ready to welcome you back! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Chatham, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Canary for a group travel vacation and added on an extra day at the end. I had another reservation but canceled that since I liked staying here so much. I had a single room with a king bed and it was very comfortable and well decorated. The room overlooked a gas station which wasn't great and... More 

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

Joseph- Roxanne and I are smiling knowing you had a chance to enjoy the beautiful pool up on the perch. Thanks, Joseph- and reach out when you want to return, let me help you get a view you'll like more. Thanks again! Cheers, Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

ios
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely and very stylish boutique hotel is perfectly located in the middle of all the action but once you check in... you do not want to leave ... The whole atmosphere is very warm and welcoming, a combination of Californian unpretentious warmth and very professional and discreet service. It's unique styled lobby with its attractive bar buzzes with action... More 

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

Vassopetridou, "The whole atmosphere is very warm and welcoming, a combination of Californian unpretentious warmth and very professional and discreet service." How lovely is that to hear? Thank you for making our day with such a great compliment! We can't wait to host you again. Cheers, Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

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