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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
  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Corona del Mar, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, nice location, but coming from a stay at Hotel Drisco in San Fransisco, this was a bit of a disappointment. No breakfast included, 25.00 for parking (every night), no free bottled water, and no coffee/tea machine in the room. Also, we had 4 people staying in the room, and 1 shampoo, 1 conditoner, and 1 soap (all 1... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel 2 times and it is amazing! It is perfect for a weekend getaway. It has a gorgeous rooftop pool and patio. My boyfriend and I enjoyed wine on the rooftop patio in the evening and relaxed by the romantic fireplace under the stars. We also had our coffee in the morning up there-we could... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the train from San Diego to Santa Barbara - a get-away to celebrate our anniversary. A few blocks from the train station, just off of State Street, is the darling Canary (Kimpton). We were warmly welcomed by Hannah, the perfect front desk greeter!! The hotel is quaint and quirky - all in a wonderful Kimpton way. Our one... More 

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Glendora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking for a special getaway. Santa Barbara was a good choice and we took the Amtrak and skipped the traffic from LA. When I found the Canary Hotel online it seemed to be the right fit. Great services, rooms and location. We walked from the train and went directly to the hotel. Check in was cheerful and we... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 1 night on holiday recently, but should have stayed for longer. Fantastic location in central Santa Barbara. Shops, restaurants and beach all within walking distance Overall high quality, would definitely stay again

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whenever I am in the US and there is a Kimpton, I will go for them. I like their concept. Rooms are normally very stylish but still functional. Staff is nice and attentive. They offer wine apéro’s in the evenings, make sure you can at least attend one. The hotel overall is not cheap but I consider it still good... More 

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

Sharkdive1- Glad to hear you like the concept- relaxed yet refined, casual yet classy, and functional and stylish. Great! Glad to think you see the value in our downtown urban oasis with a distinct Kimpton feel to it. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here with our two teenage daughters, and our Labrador Retriever. The staff was very accommodating, even bringing dog bowls and a special treat to our room! We are pretty picky about hotels, and this one exceeded our expectations. The food (room service) was delicious. The sixth floor is a beautiful, large pool deck with a spa and fireplace,... More 

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

Ann- thank you and your daughter and Labrador too! We're thrilled we helped you have a fun Santa Barbara trip for you three. Gosh, that rooftop oasis surely is a special treat, isn't it? Thank you so much for visiting! Come back soon. Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Seattle, Washington
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40 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an incredible weekend with my cousin at the Canary! I always expect good service from Kimpton properties, but the staff here, especially Bailee and Roxanne at the front desk (Thank you again, ladies!!), were truly outstanding. Both of them were so warm and welcoming upon check in which really got our getaway off to a great start. They... More 

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

Milly, So glad to hear you enjoyed your trip down from Seattle! Roxy and Bailee are thrilled they helped create a fun cousins weekend for you and I too LOVE that milkshake in Finch & Fork- it's amazing. Can't wait to have you back! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

San Diego, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a small on-site business meeting. Pretty property in an excellent central downtown location. Nice shopping just steps away (right around the corner from Saks Fifth Avenue). Comfortable room, very comfortable bed! There is not a real/proper door going into the bathroom, Kind of odd to have a louvered door - not much privacy. Separate tub and... More 

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

Vikki, thank you so much for the great compliments! Yes- the location is awesome. I find myself taking full advantage of that- from the great boutique shops to the amazing bakeries and coffee shops down the street. We're so glad you enjoyed yourself and hotel. Thank you! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Ashburn, va
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This very quickly became one of my very favorite hotels! The location is perfect, the hotel comfortable, yet elegant and the staff were the friendliest group I've ever had the pleasure to meet in a hotel. They all knew and remembered my name--and my dogs name! Which brings me to another point, the hotel is dog friendly, with a capital... More 

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

DColvin- we may be your new favorite getaway, and you may be one of our new favorite guests! So glad to have a new fan and we're thrilled that your pup had a tail wagging good time! Come visit again! Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@CanarySantaBarbara.com More 

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