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Canary, a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Canary Hotel Santa Barbara)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights with friends while on a west coast driving holiday. The service was excellent and the room quiet and very comfortable. The pre dinner drinks were a nice touch. The hotel is ideally situated for both the sea front and the shopping area.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel in a superb location for exploring Santa Barbara. From the moment we arrived we were treated to first class service! We were upgraded to a suite as it was our honeymoon which was stunning! We were also treated to a bottle of fizz which was such a nice touch.The hotel has been so thoughtfully and stylishly decorated. Amazingly... More

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Ian M, Manager at Canary, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kit-Uk, Thank you so much for your great review of our property. I am thrilled to hear about your celebration with us and that you enjoyed the bottle of bubbly! We hope you make a habit of coming back to Santa Barbara often and we would love to host you again. Have a great rest of your week and... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room so tiny it was difficult to move without bumping into my husband. Service in the restaurant is not good. This hotel is pricely and not worth it....There are so many other hotels in Santa Barbara like the Four Seasons.

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Ian M, Manager at Canary, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sandra Z, I am very sorry to hear that your stay with us was less than amazing. I am fully aware that there are a lot of hotels in our area, and they all have great attributes, which makes them all legitimate competition. We are confident that our property is a truly relaxing and luxurious destination to stay at... More

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say about the Canary? It is the best hotel I have ever stayed in! Beautiful foyer, huge room with a fabulous king size four poster bed, the staff are just wonderful! Harrison in particular is a wonderful young man, we had quite a few chats during my stay. I was travelling alone, whilst attending a conference, and... More

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many hotels in Santa Barbara, but none as appealing as The Canary. Every person here makes us feel like honored guests- and it appears that everyone gets this treatment. The rooftop pool is so beautiful and the views are amazing. Everything seems to be within walking and biking distance. Lots of bikes-take the tour with Margeaux! This place... More

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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and décor of this hotel are both fantastic; it is truly like a small villa in Europe. We arrived at 8:30 pm on a guaranteed reservation for a Deluxe King room and we were given a double-double. We got a very polite explanation from the front desk that the hotel was overbooked and they were hoping some guests... More

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Saugus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carnary is a wonderful hotel in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The hotel makes you feel like you are in Europe. The service is exceptional and amenities will not disappoint. The rooms are very unique.

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Los Angeles, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LA is in the middle of a massive heat wave, and a couple of days splashing in the waves at Hendry's Beach seemed to be just the ticket. I was delighted that the Canary welcomed both me and my well-behaved 95-lb Labrador. There were a few service hiccups, but all were remedied with authenticity and generosity. We'll be back when... More

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room at the Canary because of an event. I will go back because of the friendly, real, and above-and-beyond accommodating spirit that resonated throughout the entire staff at the Canary. At first I thought it was just one person with an exceptional personality. Now I know that it is the way they operate. How refreshing to experience... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at the Canary was pleasant and amazing in every way! The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. The valets were kind and efficient. The beds are beyond comfortable and the pillows PERFECT!

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Address: 31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Canary Hotel Santa Barbara)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Canary, a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Canary Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Canary Hotel

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