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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

Stopped at the Padre Hotel after a day trip to LA from Sacramento. What a treat for two weary travelers. I have to admit, I was a little disoriented after driving all day and then pulling up to the hotel, which was quite the hot spot in an otherwise sleepy downtown Bakersfield, and finding such a 'hip' and stylish hotel.... More 

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Santa Clara, CA USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

Normally, when I go to Bakersfield, I stay at a hotel near Costco. My only purpose of being in Bakersfield is a stop for the night between San Jose and Las Vegas. Anyway, when I heard about this place, I had to check it out. Besides, I can still find the Costco to get gas in the morning. It's beautiful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

I never expected to find a place like the Padre Hotel in Bakersfield. I will stay here again for sure! When we checked in the place was a ghost town, however, when we returned in the evening it was obvious that the Padre is the place to go in Bakersfield. It was standing room only with long lines just to... More 

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O.C. California
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2010

I go to Bakersfield on business from time to time and usually stay in the normal chain hotels. I tried the Padre after reading the reviews on TA. I was extremely pleased as soon as I walked in the door. I arrived around Midnight during the middle of the week and yet there was a valet standing on the curb... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2010

We stopped along 99 and checked out the Marriott Courtyard - room rates were $99 for the night. I had looked online and saw that the Padre Hotel had comparable rates and so suggested to my husband, we spend our night at the Padre rather than a typical run of the mill hotel along 99. Wow, were we blown away,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2010

If you have to go to Bakersfield, stay at this hotel, no question. I am a pretty well-seasoned traveler who has enjoyed very nice hotels, and I was not disappointed one bit by the Padre. In fact, I was blown away that something like this could be in Bakersfield. I love design, and the entire hotel, from the bathroom tile... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

We arrived filthy and exhausted from exploring desert, and were met by about fifty people wanting to take our bags and car. It came as a bit of shock! The room was stunning (the large shower with a window view was particlularly appreciated) and the service excellent. We ate at a great tapas restaurant round the corner, and had a... More 

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Auburn, CA
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54 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

As others have pointed out, if you have to be in Bakersfield, this is the place to stay. This place could be put anywhere in a metropolitan area(SF,NYC, LA) and do just fine. Cool and hip decor and with several nice places to hang out - the Fire & Ice outdoor lounge, the dance club, the "older" crowd lounge. Good... More 

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Laguna Niguel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

Hands downt the only place to stay in bakersfield. I loved the old Padre but the remodel has brought back it;s past life. The rooms are amazing and the beds are perfection...best I have slept on in a hotel. Food was great at all of the spots within the hotel ( We ate at them all) Don't bother with any... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010 via mobile

Hotel is beautiful, rooms are pretty big and the bathroom really cool. But the service was really bad!!! When we arrived we let our car to the valet. Nobody help us with our luggages. Then when we tried to go to sleep: impossible! There was a party at the club (open air, with half of the rooms on that side... 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*
Number of rooms: 112
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