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Padre Hotel

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1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Ranked #1 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever find yourself going to Bakersfield for a reason or traveling through the State of California the Padre Hotel is a must see. Constructed in the late 1920's and recently refurbished to time period decor this property is vibrant and emits positive energy. I was only there for 1 night (went to live concert at Fox Theater) we... More 

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Kentfield, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The designers that did this place have created a place of high drama: soothing grays and blacks and then >pow< blasts of cowgirls. We followed the Trip Advisor room recommendations and got a high floor that overlooked the outdoor bar area but we were here on a quiet night so there was no fuss. The bed was comfortable; I would... More 

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

Thank you for the review! The Forty Winks rooms are definitely unique with the "peek-a-boo" showers. Next time try the Head Honcho Suite - it fills from the ceiling and has jacuzzi jets - a ton of fun! Cheers! More 

Santa Paula, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was shopping around for a hotel in Bakersfield for a upcoming seminar that I was attending. The Padre looked amazing but out of my price range. After seeing that my cousin and her husband stayed there, I really wanted to stay at The Padre. Luckily I found a amazing deal on Hotels.com and booked The Padre immediately! I am... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Padre for one night while in town on business. An associate stayed there a few months ago and spoke very highly of the hotel, but I grew up in Bakersfield (moved away 20 years ago) so was skeptical. I can't emphasize enough how pleasantly surprised I was. This is not "Bakersfield cool" - it is "Manhattan cool".... More 

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

We are so glad that you decided to give the Padre a shot! We try to make the Bakersfield natives proud and are happy to be a part of the downtown revitalization. We hope you can come back soon! More 

Burke, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the "Head Honcho" room, and it was spacious and comfortable and worth the money! We especially enjoyed the bathtub with the water that pours out of the ceiling in a column. We did try to be careful with it in light of the drought.

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

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed one of our Head Honcho Suites with the 'waterfall' jacuzzi tub. We hope you can visit us again! More 

Culver City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Bakersfield for a concert at the Fox Theater and chose to stay at the Padre Hotel both because of its historical style and its nearness to the theater (we walked to the concert!). The hotel is really gorgeous, our room was spacious and well-appointed with lots of natural light from the huge windows. The only downside is... More 

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

It's great to hear you were able to catch a concert at the historic Fox Theatre AND enjoy a room at the Padre! Downtown Bakersfield has a lot of fun stuff going on and it's always great to end the night in one of our luxury beds. Thank you for the review, we hope you can visit us again soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason The Padre didn't get an excellent is because of the amount of time I had to wait to get in to my room. Admittedly I arrived a couple of hours early than the stated check-in time, but I don't control AMTRAK timetables, and you get in to Bakersfield at 1:05 pm on the Thruway Bus. We arrived... More 

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

Hello, thank you for the review. While I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay I am very sorry for the wait to get into your room. We do our best to accommodate early check-ins every day, and will note your experience so that the Padre team can learn and improve from it. We hope you can visit us... More 

Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel located in downtown bakersfield its a good place to move around . good costumer service. The bar its a great spot for drinks my only complain is the room was kind little. they offer valet parking what its a plus because this building don't have a parking.

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

Thank you for the review! We take pride in our customer service and are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope you can visit us again soon! More 

Oakland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, vintage lobby with very modern, clean, huge room and bathroom. Stayed in the head honcho suite, corner windows. Room service was good, and wish for more gluten free and vegan options... Will be back when I come to Bakersfield again!

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

Thank you for the review. We are excited for the new menus launching soon, we hope you can come back and visit us to experience them. Our Executive Chef is always happy to create vegan and/or gluten free dishes upon request. Cheers! More 

Wilmette, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet hotel in Bakersfield, very unique and special. Gorgeous design. Great cafe for breakfast. Outstanding value!!! I could not believe how little I paid for my beautiful room. Wait until you read the cool history of the place - it's in the book in your room.

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

Hello! Thank you for the review. The Padre certainly has a unique history and we love sharing it's stories with our guests! We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

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