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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

We stopped here en route from Death Valley to Yosemite, although on reflection even when the pass is closed you CAN still do the whole trip in a day if you don't mind a slog. Nonetheless, it was an interesting stay. Bakersfield felt like a slightly sorrowful town; you can see that once it had a thriving heart and centre... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Bakersfield is a monthly trip for me and the droll ambience of chain hotels made the stays dreary. Then a customer recommended the Padre Hotel as something totally different - they were right. The Thursday night I checked in the place was busy with business travelers, the after 5 crowd and even a wedding rehearsal dinner. The valet was prompt,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

In all my travels I've never come across a hotel with no available parking -until now. Oh, they have paid valet parking, but no self-serve parking lot, and no legal street parking overnight. Once you're inside, it's quite nice -clean, recently refurbished, and very comfortable. There is only one working elevator, so be prepared to wait a bit in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

I have stayed at the hotel about 10 times now on 8 or so different trips. There isn't really any competition so keep that in mind with the review. PRO: The hotel is new and very clean, rooms are very comfortable and the bathrooms are great. The restaurants downstairs have very good food and the service is good. CON: There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2011

We stayed at the Padre during a trip to visit family just this past weekend and the hotel was every bit as beautiful and interesting as it appears online! I was pleasantly surprised by how clean and spacious and chic everything was...I expected it to be four star, but this hotel had every bit as much first-class service, charm and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

Great ambiance, went with my friends.. Had great time ..definitely coming back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

My boyfriend and I absolutely love this hotel and everything it has to offer (which is a lot). We come to Bakersfield a couple of times a month to visit friends and family and we always end up at The Padre. We come for the food, drinks, entertainment and the AMAZING ROOMS! Highly recommended hotel, especially to people who like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

Stayed at the Padre Hotel one night while on business. Must say this is a very Chic hotel and something no expected in Bakerfield. Hotel is located in the downtown area and is very easy to get to from the airport. We stayed in the maverick room and it was very spacious and the bathroom was huge! The bed was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

A weekend getaway from the Los Angeles area, Bakersfield seems far and close enough. Not being familiar with "Bako" I searched the hotels and the Padre had nice reviews and dreamy photos on various sites. The hotel was the main reason for the destination. I didn't want to leave the footsteps because this hotel had various restaurants/cafes and bars to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

The Padre is an excellent hotel to stay in. It was very clean and safe! The best part was the excellent customer service from the front desk staff, especially Nick. The staff was so friendly, from the valet to security. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Bakersfield.

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