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Padre Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Ranked #2 of 57 hotels in Bakersfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Considering this is Bakersfield the hotel is actually quite nice - downtown Bakersfield is not necessarily the most happening place...the rooms are nice and clean - I had a shower with a nice touch - definitely OK - it was my second time here, prices had gone up

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for my husband's 50th birthday. His mother lives in Bakersfield so we thought it would be nice to go down and see her, plus carry out a few other special plans we made for ourselves that weekend. We made the long drive in his best friend's corvette, more on that later. The hotel was easy to find. Check... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, I'm so sorry to hear your special trip was affected by the dead battery with the Corvette. I am certain that if the valet team had been made aware the vehicle needed to be parked while in reverse, they would have taken special care to do so. I am happy to hear that Michael was able to set you... More

Frisco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When planning our 3 week road trip we wanted to stop overnight in Bakersfield after going through Sequoia Nat'l Forest. Read the super reviews on Trip Advisor and crossed our fingers that the reality would be as good. I have to say the hotel staff, the rooms and the almost unbelievably fine dinner at the restaurant exceeded our expectations. We... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jim and Janet, thank you so much for the review! I will be sure to share your compliments with the team. They work very hard to ensure every guest is treated like family. We hope you can visit us again soon! More

Roseville, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you find yourself in Bakersfield, stay at the Padre! The price isn't bad, but the hotel is amazing, and worth the small premium. The rooms are unique and comfortable. The food and bar choices within the hotel are very good. I was pleasantly surprised. The only drawback is you must use valet parking. I'd deduct a half star for... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello CBS_13, thank you for the review! It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit. The Padre offers luxury rooms at a great price, and our team always works to make sure every detail of our guests' stay is perfect. We hope you can visit us again soon! More

Somis, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a n old building but man inside is the coolest place sports bar fine dining 5 star rooms i like room 711 personally but the are all amazing when I go to Bakersfield this is my home away from home!!

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jim K, thank you so much for the review! We love to hear from our guests and we strive to be everyones' home away from home! We can't wait to see you again! More

San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Padre Hotel in Bakersfield because of the great reviews I read on Tripadvisior, and we were not disappointed. From the time we arrived we were greeted warmly and promptly. Our room was on the 8th floor with a good view and the room was fantastic. I slept so well, the bed was so comfortable! We had... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! It's great to hear your first experience in Bakersfield was at the Padre Hotel - we love to share the exciting history and luxury accommodations with our guests. We hope you have the chance to visit us again soon! More

Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a night at Hotel Padre. The welcome started at the valet parking right outside the hotel. The stylish lobby has a bar, cafe and fine dining restaurant located off it and had a great buzz when we arrived. Our Head Honcho suite was spacious with a separate lounge. The room decor was very chic and the bed felt... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello MandA6468, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Padre Hotel and for the review! It sounds like you experienced the best of what Bakersfield has to offer. Our luxury accommodations can't be beat, and the Belvedere Fine Dining room has some of the best, and freshest, seasonal cuisine. We hope you enjoyed your travels and that if you... More

Carson City, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in Bakersfield on way to Yosemite and was directed to Padre Hotel for good restaurant in downtown area. Not disappointed The Padre is a refurbished historic hotel with a beautiful lobby with restaurant and bar. If you find yourself in Bakersfield on a super hot day this a nice cool oasis for a little rest. The staff very cordial... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Chuck S. Thank you for stopping at the Padre Hotel for your meal! We have such a wide variety of dining and menu options available and the Padre really is a nice little vacation from the hustle and bustle of the city. Your compliments will be shared with the team, and we hope you visit us again soon! More

Walldorf, Germany
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204 reviews 204 reviews
203 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not your average chain hotel. It is also a bit more expensive than such a place, but it is way better, as well. Our room on the top floor boasted nice views and was well equipped. There are real glasses and porcelain cups, no paper or plastic.

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Terbang, Thank you for staying at the Padre Hotel and for the review! The Padre Hotel is definitely unique and offers the most luxurious accommodations in Bakersfield. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope that you can visit us again soon! More

Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
75 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have watched this hotel become the destination, hip place . Clearly there is a great vision behind it. The rooms and public places are cool and hip. The service is friendly and efficient. Yet, inexplicably, housekeeping misfires. The room was stocked with beverages some if which required an opener. It wasn't stocked. Although it was brought upon request, the... More

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Onepoet, Thank you for staying at the Padre and for taking the time to write a review. Your feedback is very much appreciated. The Padre Team is working to ensure the best is always available for our guests. We hope you can visit again soon! More

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Address: 1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Padre Hotel 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Bakersfield #2 Business Hotel in Bakersfield #5 Family Hotel in Bakersfield
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The Padre Hotel is located in the heart of Downtown Bakersfield. We are very close to Rabo Bank Arena, the Fox Theater and the arts district. The Padre was built in 1928 and remodeled completely in 2010. The rooms are amazing; you will want to take one our beds home with you. We cannot wait to see you at the Padre! The Padre team ... more   less 
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