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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 #2 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We're on a road trip for a week in California. Bakersfield just happened to be a halfway point on our way to Sequioa. We stayed here at the Padre, pleasantly surprised. Definitely at least a four star. Excellent service. Completely modern refurbished rooms, but still has that classic exterior and common areas. Great restaurants in the hotel and an excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was my first stay at the Padre. The lobby is very busy with a popular bar and fairly busy restaurant. Service was friendly and check in was quick and simple. I was pleased with the large room design. Very clean and modern design but still cozy. Room was near the elevator which was a concern but once inside I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were pleased when we went to our room. Nicely decorated in a modern style, glass shower which could be viewed from the bedroom area. Rather funky. There was fine dining (we did not eat there). We ate in the pub area, but not disappointed with our server or the food. There is a coffee shop also in the same... More 

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Springfield, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stopped here overnight and we were very pleasantly surprised!! it had a Great feel and great style of the old hotel with its décor and café and eating area. The rooms had been done up and were groovy and modern. I had only one problem with and that was with the bed!! It had like a memory foam mattress... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Room was gorgeous. Ate dinner at the bar reasonably priced and comfortable atmosphere. Seems like a local watering hole. Downtown location a little seedy but close to great antique shops. Had slow service for breakfast in the cafe, but had a tasty healthy omelet.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I travel a great deal for work and of all the properties I stay, The Padre is easily in the top three in the state. Rooms are more than comfortable and good for working or relaxing. The staff is friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. The bar is a great spot for unwinding and the restaurant, The Belvedere, rivals the best in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed one night as a stopover on way to Arizona. Very comfy bed, as advertised for "40 winks" room. Nice shower; my husband thought it was odd that it has two completely glass walls, which means it is open to bedroom/windows. I liked it because it lets in lots of light and is semi-private if you keep the sheer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed here for one night on our way from SF to LA, we didn't want to make that trip in a 1-day drive, as we would have gotten to LA late. This was a good choice. We had a good night's sleep, and arrived in to LA before noon to visit museums. The Padre is far from the highway,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I visit Bakersfield on occassion for work. I am a medical technician that runs equipment in the operating room at multiple hospitals in the vicinity. Ive always had exceptional service with all the staff at The Padre Hotel; whether it be the bartenders or servers, front desk staff, security and housekeepers! They all really take care of you and are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I travel extensively on business throughout the western USA. My expectations for finding a decent hotel in Bakersfield were low. My hotel stays during multiple previous trips to Bakersfield were at chain 'suite' hotels and not pleasant. The Padre Hotel is a surprising exception to the region with unique rooms, decor and dining/drinking options. Most surprising of all was the... More 

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