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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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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

clean, friendly, excellent accommodations and pet friendly. the restaurant was accommodating and the food was to par. the staff knows who you are and treats you with the intent to make you feel at home. my puppy was happy and the staff is pet friendly in every possible way. the best part is you walk out of the hotel and... More 

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

Sureddymd, Great review- thank you! And a special thanks to your puppy, say hi and woof from the flock at the Canary. Cheers, Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Montreal, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very well located in Santa Barbara. It is a very nice hotel with very nice and courteous staff. Rooms and amenities are clean and comfortable. The bar/restaurant provides a nice option for a drink before and/or after visiting. Highly recommend for your stay in Santa Barbara.

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

Tony and Javier, thank you for the friendly and positive recommendations. Our team here is glad you found us courteous and that you enjoyed our nest. Come back soon, we'd love to welcome you back. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Glen Rock, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was recommended by a friend who lived here at one time...and what a great recommendation it was! For the money it was probably the nicest and classiest hotels I have ever stayed in.. Five star hotel with a three star price tag for sure. As the other reviewers have said also it is in a great location within... More 

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

Cflat49, Couldn't agree more- Finch & Fork is the best restaurant in town, and wow- those canopy beds are just perfect! Thank your friend for me for recommending us, and I can't wait to host you again! Cheers, Ryan A Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Oceanside, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Started the day by working out at the Spectrum Athletic Club right next door. Got a great cup of coffee in the lobby and then headed to the roof to enjoy the beautiful view. Next off to the rain forest shower in the room. The pictures don’t do it justice: King canopy bed, great soft sleep mattress, hardwood floors, and... More 

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

ces333, gosh your review makes me so proud of this hotel, and yes- as you can see, it's really hard not to love living in Santa Barbara. Let me know when you return, although I love the way you spent your day- I would love to share with you some of my favorite things to do too :) Cheers, Ryan... More 

Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a special place in the heart of Santa Barbara for the night before our wedding. I wanted it to be just right for the four of us (myself, my fiancé and my two teenage children). The Kimpton Canary was perfect for us. The location was great and it was a blissful stay! The connecting rooms we had (one... More 

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

Dana G, On behalf of all of us here- thank you for the glowing review! So glad to hear you felt like this was the best Kimpton you've ever stayed at! What a beautiful compliment! Congratulations on your wedding! Let me know when you want to return! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am lucky to call Santa Barbara home, but I have also lived in many other places and have not called SB home for over 10 years... which is why when I am back I want to take it all in. The Canary is truly one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at; located perfectly downtown within walking... More 

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

Ophelia, Makes me happy to know you found us to provide you a home when you come back to Santa Barbara. I like your plan- stay two days so you can get at least one beautiful view from the rooftop and then of course a great meal. Thanks for sharing! Ryan A Parker, General Manager Ryan.Parker@CanarySantaBarbara.com More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel, charming and elegant. Probably the best bed I've ever slept in. Good restaurant in the hotel, we only had the breakfast there and it was super! The location is good, right in the middle of downtown and they have a cozy roof top pool where you can have a drink.

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

Jonas647, Best bed you've ever slept in? Charming and elegant? Super breakfast? Sounds like another fantastic stay at the Canary and a great meal at Finch & Fork! Glad to hear it! Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Murrieta, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super dog friendly. Right in the middle of the downtown area. Staff is very helpful. Beautiful hotel and beautiful rooms. Be sure to check out the roof top patio and pool. Finch and Fork has great food and atmosphere. Very happy with this hotel.

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

The Mauzys, loved that you enjoyed the dog friendly vibe and a great meal at Finch & Fork! Makes me happy to hear you are very happy with your choice to stay with us. Cheers, Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Parker, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Canary. Easy access to all the nightlife and with free bikes to check out from the front desk you can be on the beach in minutes. Like all kimptons, one of the best restaurants in town is in the lobby in the Finch and Fork. The roof top pool and... More 

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

Greg, aren't those canopy beds at the Canary amazing? So glad you felt at home with us. Come back soon! Ryan Parker, General Manager ryan.parker@canarysantabarbara.com More 

Foxboro, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a one week stay at the Canary Hotel. The hotel is very nice and located right in the heart of Santa Barbara. Everything in downtown Santa Barbara is conveniently located within walking distance. The hotel rooms are nice and well appointed. The pool and roof deck have great views and are remarkably relaxing. The restaurant is one of... More 

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

Thanks a lot Jim- I totally agree that it sure is one of the best restaurants in town and that view is so great from that rooftop. I also am pretty sure Jim that despite the big win of your hometown team you still enjoyed a warm break down here. What a big winter you've had! Thanks so much! Ryan... 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 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara

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