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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bakersfield Central

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3001 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308 (Formerly W Garden Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stay in hotels 4 or 5 nights a week. I have stayed in many Holiday Inns. I usually am disappointed when I stay at the IHGs because the TV system is terrible. For me, this IHG is the best I've ever stayed in. The room is perfect. King bed, couch, micro, mini fridge and a nice TV that has... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed in many Holiday Inns (mainly abroad) but I have never stayed in one as friendly and welcoming as this one. Kal and Allina are a powerful hospitality duo that make your stay incredibly pleasant. Business trips can be stressful at times but staying at this hotel made it more enjoyable.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean and well appointed, the beds were very comfortable. As suggested on TripAdvisor, we requested and were given a room on the top floor facing away from the freeway so it was very quiet. It is nice to have both a refrigerator and a microwave in the room. The choices at the breakfast bar were more than... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I checked in around 6:00pm on the evening of 1/22/16 and was greeted by a nice Russian woman. The Check-In parking was full of cars and trucks and had no room for me to temporarily check my car and bring my bags in. The Cars seemed to be the owner/Franchisee as the Mercedes Tag said CSUITES. There were 3 or... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bakersfield Central, responded to this review

Dear XDCTech, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts and comments about your stay with us. We are glad that you had a good check-in experience. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for falling short of your expectations regarding our rooms and amenities. We also regret your disappointments with our hotel layout... More 

Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reached the hotel at around 11pm. check in was pretty straight forward. Stayed just for the night. had breakfast and left for Vegas. Worth staying for overnighters. With children things get tough ;)

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Paradise, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice hotel. I'd stay again. The lobby is beautiful! I checked in late at night and the person at the front desk was very kind. Loved the high ceilings and the ceiling fans in the room! I didn't have breakfast so can't say what that was like. The room was very clean. Bed was firm. There was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Holiday Inn Express in a stand alone setting is fair to middle grade. Not as nice as others I've stayed at, but hey, it's Bakersfield not Maui. The renovations are starting to show their wear and yes the freeway is loud. Clean room and friendly staff. Get a room not facing the freeway if you can. On another note... More 

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Thank VitalNorCal
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bakersfield Central, responded to this review

Dear VitalNorCal, Thank you very much for your recent stay at our hotel and for taking your time on posting this review. We are sorry to see you did not enjoy your overall experience with us. The feedback we receive from our valued guest enables us to target problem areas and take the necessary actions to ensure similar situations can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We made a stopover in this hotel on the way back from San Diego to San Francisco. The room was spacious and clean. I really liked the decoration and color of the room, beautiful! The breakfast was great (with waffles).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We booked a '1 King 2 Queen Beds Exec Suite' and were given a room on the fourth floor (western side). The noise from the Highway (CA-99) was so loud it made sleep difficult to the point where I asked for another room. Thanks to JESSICA at the front desk we changed rooms to the eastern side of the hotel.... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bakersfield Central, responded to this review

Dear data-0, Thank you for taking time to post a review of our property. I am glad to hear that you were satisfied with the sleeping comfort in our rooms and that your wish to switch rooms could easily be fulfilled. However, I am very sorry that you got inconvenienced due to insufficient soundproofing in the rooms. While we understand... More 

Menlo Park, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My friends and I stayed here as part of a trip to see Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, one block away. The hotel is conveniently located for both the Palace and other things, close to a Hwy 99 on-ramp. The hotel has the quality features I've come to like from the Holiday Inn Express chain. Comfortable clean rooms, good beds and... More 

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