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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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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon. It is a great laid back hotel which although it is relatively new it has amazing Spanish character throughout. The beds are soooo good. They are so big and high that they give you a step to get into it. The pool on the roof is also really nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

as soon as your enter the lobby, you will feel the warm hospitality of the hotel. The rooms are very nice and the bed makes you wonder why to go out. The top terrace with its nice view and its inviting swimming pool, is a must as well the complimentary glass of wine we enjoyed at the end of the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just returned from a two-night stay at the Canary. I can't wait to go back. Everything was perfect. The service was helpful, attentive, and friendly. Many thanks to Harrison at the front desk for taking care of us. We had a Jr. Suite with a wonderful view and a beautiful canopy bed. I'm glad we spent an extra couple... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

LOVED this place. The decor is lovely. We had a standard room which was a bit small, with a view of a gas station, but hey, you don't hang around in your room anyway because the roof top pool area is amazing! It did get a little busy but we were still able to find beds when we wanted. The... More

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Newport Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent the past weekend here. Checkin was easy & quick. The staff was always friendly. Our party was having there wedding reception on the rooftop Saturday. A great little bar area for a welcome happy hour. The furniture in the room was so lovely. Plenty of space for my husband & I. Not like a standard hotel room at... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice property, modern, clean well appointed, beautiful pool, good location. Center of town near upscale shops. The morning front desk staff were very pleasant and helpful. Santa Barbara itself looked a bit unkept.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved this hotel. On arrival we were given a glass of wine while checking in. The staff were friendly and helped us book some outings for our trip. They have a wine tasting session between 5-6pm which is great for socialising with other guests. The room was spacious and light and the beds are amazing and clean. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Canary is my favorite hotel in Santa Barbara. It's a must try. You'll love it. Waking distance to the pier and the urban wine trail. The rooms are spacious and there are canopy beds. There's a complimentary wine hour 5-6 on weekdays. They're dog friendly so bring your fur kids.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this lovely hotel for two nights towards the end of August during our road trip in California. Wonderful boutique hotel in a fantastic location - We had a beautiful room with a four poster bed - loved the roof top pool, hot tub and bar and the 360 degree view of Santa Barbra - lovely staff and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night at this hotel and found it friendly and comfortable. Lovely roof outside seating area with pool with a great view over Santa Barbara. Ideally located for central Santa Barbara and the beach. Lots of restaurant and bars all walkable.

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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*
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Also Known As:
Canary Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Canary Hotel

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