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Padre Hotel

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3.5 of 5
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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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  • 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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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Padre by far is my favorite hotel in Bakersfield. The hotel workers are always very friendly and helpful. The rooms are great, with an interesting/sensual design of the standard "40 Winks" rooms. Well arranged for the business traveler and nicely appointed. Good beds with comfortable quilt tops. Always well maintained. Very good room service. The hotel has a nice... More 

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel looks recently updated, very clean. The staff was friendly. Rooms are spacious but dark. Lighting is very dim, in both the room and bathroom. Parking is on the street or valet. Hotel is downtown with several restaurants within walking distance. There is no separation between the vanity area of the bathroom and the room. A bit awkward if... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great interior design, rooms are very clean and bed is very comfortable. The bathrooms have low lighting, so they added lighted makeup mirror - which is helpful. My room was quite - except for the 11:30 pm drunk that was leaving and making sure everyone heard him. Overall a great hotel.

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Hanford, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The exterior belies what they've done inside this historical building...it's a really sharp, modern interior. The room was huge, with a great open layout. Bed was super comfy, had some type of memory foam and the pillows were like clouds. I slept like a a baby. Food was fantastic, had some really interesting appetizers. Great little coffee shop inside too,... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is really nicely decorated, staff were helpful and valet parking worked well. The beds have memory foam mattresses and are a really good size. Incredibly comfortable. We would have rated 5 stars if not for the loud music from the bar keeping us awake. It did finish about midnight though so not too bad. Ask for a room... More 

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Houston, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Design elements inspired by the local economy, however interesting option for the shower. I would stay here again the staff was courteous, and the waitress in the 'bar' remembered our favorite drinks when we visited the following evening.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Padre hotel is located right in the downtown of the rather generic town of Bakersfield, however within this city is hidden a gem of a hotel. I dropped my car at the valet and walked into a hipster/wild west juxtaposition theme reception area and was checked in by the super friendly and slick receptionist. The hotel is themed in... More 

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San Francisco, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Padre came recommend to us, and after our stay I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Bakersfield! The hotel is freshly renovated, has a quaint western vibe infused with the historic facade and modern interior. Very accommodating staff, dog friendly, and amazing room service (they don't even charge a delivery fee). In SF or a large city this would be... More 

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West Hollywood
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160 reviews 160 reviews
19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you read my reviews you know I travel for work and that is mostly how I find these places. However my colleague (Ed Wood’s Granddaughter) knew the Padre Hotel and had stayed here before. So when it came time for me to check out downtown Bakersfield she recommended I stay here. She had an amazing experience when she stayed... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Padre Hotel came highly recommended to me. I was not disappointed. Friendly and helpful staff, clean and inviting rooms, and nice touches make the Padre a great boutique hotel. My bed was comfortable and warm, much nicer than most hotel beds. This was my first time staying at this hotel, but I will not be the last. The chain... More 

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