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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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    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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Redondo Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved the hotel. Staff was excellent in every area. The property although small, downtown S.B., was beautiful , full of character. Roof top pool stunning view , nice spot for morning coffee and I imagine when the weather is right a great spot to sit at the pool.

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Avila Beach, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is charming from the moment you arrive at the prompt valet. Our bags were taken care of and check in was effortless. We were offered a glass of wine or a seasonal beer at check in. The rooms are cozy and well appointed. Beautiful roof top with a pool, jacuzzi, and wonderful views over charming Santa Barbara. You... More 

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santa barbara
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

we had a great stay at the Canary. The room was cozy and comfortable. The place has charm, character, and the rooms are comfy and cozy. Comfy bedding, nice bathrooms, and each room provides binoculars and a birding book. Fun stuff. The incredible rooftop pool and bar is very cool. Nice location, pretty much on State St., very close to... More 

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Atlanta, GA, USA
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247 reviews 247 reviews
52 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pleasant stay at this very nice hotel, with excellent staff, and a great location in Santa Barbara. Our only issue was the noise outside our window that faced the hotel entrance and small sort of courtyard. The biggest problems was the two valet guys talking loudly early in the morning. So if sound is an issue, suggest... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love staying at Klimpton Hotels. You know exactly what you're getting. Modern rooms, comfy beds, yoga mats, wine hour, dog friendly. It's great! The Canary Hotel is no exception. We stayed for one night during the week of Thanksgiving and had a pleasant time. Our room was of a decent size on the 5th floor near the elevator and... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Canary is a little gem in Santa Barbara! The location is prime and easy to walk everywhere. We loved the hotel staff who helped us with car transportation and restaurant recommendations. Our room was so pretty with a canopy bed. We didn't spend a lot of time on the rooftop deck, but it was a gorgeous place to relax... More 

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Orange County, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Canary for three nights in October. Every inch of the property is absolutely beautiful and perfectly situated in the heart of Santa Barbara. The almost 360 degree views from the rooftop are simply stunning. The staff were very friendly and always helpful, and the complimentary bike rentals are a great touch as well.... More 

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

rickdecesare- oh how I love the sounds of what you've said here, especially "Every inch of the property is absolutely beautiful and perfectly situated in the heart of Santa Barbara." We're so glad you found the value and genuine beauty in the Canary. Thanks for visiting us and we can't wait to host you and your girlfriend again! Cheers, Ryan... More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely love this hotel, great location, decor, service, cleanliness, views, the works! On a recent trip to SB my friend and I stayed at the Canary and enjoyed every moment, especially the rooftop views and wine hour. The staff at the concierge was super helpful in helping us plan our day. We paid $25 for parking but did not... More 

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

Hi Traveling Stylist! WOW! What a glowing five star review, thank you so much! I'm so glad you and your friend got to really experience such a fantastic Canary experience. Sounds like you had a fabulous time and we're glad to become one of your favorites. We'll see you again I hope! Ryan A Parker General Manager, Canary Hotel Ryan.Parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Bainbridge Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week the Canary Hotel was the home for 28 of our friends and family, who had arrived in Santa Barbara to share Thanksgiving and our wedding with us. From the personal touches and attention to detail upon arrival to the get-togethers by the roof-top pool and garden, our guests were pleased and charmed by the hotel and friendly staff.... More 

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

Tuck- we're all so happy to hear that the event was such a success and I know Katherine was especially happy to hear she had a personal influence on just how great everything went. Congratulations again! Ryan A Parker, General Manager Ryan.Parker@CanarySantaBarbara.com More 

Long Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little boutique Hotel. As what I seem to find with Kimpton all over the country their boutique type hotels provide upscale luxury amenities and services of 5 star hotels with a small personal services boutique hotel. First off the staff were great! The valet / door crew are top notch. They are quick with a smile... More 

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

Dear derickv, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. I am glad that you enjoy the wonderful experiences that can be had while staying at boutique properties. 33 years ago, our founder, Bill Kimpton, created our company and the concept of intimate and personal service that will leave a lasting impression on our guests. We feel that... More 

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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
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara

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