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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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Ranked #1 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas
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201 reviews 201 reviews
31 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Bakersfield for family visit and tried this hotel and it was one of the best I have stayed in for this price range. The management and staff were exceptionally good. The bed was outstanding and the room was large, quiet and clean. There was lots of parking in well lighted lots and easy on and off access to U.S.... More 

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Newton, Utah
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was well appointed. We stayed in a 3-bed suite. The room was right next to the ice dispenser, which I sometimes try to ask about when selecting a room. Fortunately, the noisy ice dispenser was used only once during our stay. While the beautiful room was enjoyable and had ample space, but there was only one chair. This... More 

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Fairfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so tired of driving that we decided to stay in Bakersfield instead of driving 4 more hours to our home from our long drive in Colorado. We couldn't find any hotels that had 3 beds that was under 200 dollars. We drove to 20 hotels and they were all booked! We have 5 children so we wanted to... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our goals are: clean, quiet, good quality decor. This hotel provided a clean room, our room (on the side away from the 99 freeway) was reasonably quiet, and the decor was reasonable with only minor dings. The breakfast was OK, nothing special. Many of the Bakersfield hotels are in the highway 99/58 area. It's busy there, with a lot of... More 

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Chatham, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just drive through desert. Looked for something quiet. Not near highway so no noise. Restaurant on site. Not bad. Friendly staff. Fish and chips were fish with potato chips? Never had it before. Strange. Comfortable clean and good price. Not close to city but quiet

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colleyville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time you walk in the door and are greeted by the staff at check-in until the time you leave everyone extremely friendly. The property is well managed and clean and the rooms are quite. You are offered bottle water at check-in and check out which is nice since I think the Bakersfield water has a petroleum smell to... More 

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Taylor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The moment we walked in , we could tell this was a nice place. The spiral staircase is beautiful. Cal checked us in and gave us two bottles of water. The room was spacious and loaded with amenities, including a great t.v. refrigerator, and the bathroom was out of this world. There was a nozzle to set the exact temperature... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a 1 night booking while passing through Bakersfield we chose this hotel based on Trip Advisor reviews. Without a reservation we walked in and asked for the best rate and were quoted a rate $22 more than what we found online. From the parking lot we booked online and walked in again and the staff treated us very... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a beautiful hotel with amazing duel staircases, you have to see it. The staff is wonderful and are a joy to visit with. If your in Bakersfield, you need to stay at this hotel with Kal Patel. I'll always stay here. Great place!!!! Best Holiday Inn I've ever stayed at.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I travel over 75+ days a year and every time I'm in the Bakersfield area, I always stay at this Holiday Inn (Bakersfield Central) because: 1. Friendly and helpful Staff 2. Very clean rooms 3. Quick check in/out Holiday Inn Bakersfield Central you guys rock!!!

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