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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 #4 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I traveled to Bakersfield last weekend unexpectedly. We arrived to our room at midnight and were received with a warm welcome. I was blown away to have received a complimentary room because we had one extra minor child traveling with us. I have never experienced such a kind gesture, we will stay here every time! Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, clean and comfortable, but the very best thing was the owner, Mr Patel, his son, Cal and a wonderful caring staff. They went over and above to accommodate and make our stay wonderful. We travel often and have stayed in some very nice hotels but this was onpe of the very best. Who would have thought...Bakersfield. We came for... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never in my life have I been so impressed with the staff of any hotel I have dealt with. The General Manager, Cal, is truly an amazing person and has a fantastic staff that is happy to help in any way needed and goes above and beyond!!!! AMAZING!!

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very enjoyable location, with very friendly staff, and great Breakfast included. This location was used by wedding guests. Had a dinner after the wedding practice, and the food was provided by the grooms Mother, and the hotel provided the tables and chairs for the dinner and the use of their kitchen overnight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Hotel located on the side of Califórnia 99. We did not liked the neighborhood, but the Hotel is very good. Our room was ample, clean, equiped with microwave and small refrigerator. As our room was on the back, it faced the highway, so it was not as quiet as we expcted.

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Hanford, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel based on other ratings and as we walked through the front door we didn't think we were at a Holiday Inn ... One word entry is gorgeous ! We stayed in King suite w Jacuzzi the room was clean, large and comfy.. Staff were welcoming we checked in early, room was clean, and well decorated.. 2... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

What makes an average/good to worst hotel exprerience is finding out that the hotel charged you for smoking fees on your credit card. For non-smokers (of any kind, and on member profile) and fanatically against smoking, being accused of this on the phone rudely by hotel staff (Asian Indian accent) when I inquired on what the charges are about is... More 

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

Dear 8825lovetotravel, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with our hotel. We regret to know of the issues you had surrounding the smoking charge placed on your credit card. We would like to follow up on this situation that is why we have sent you a private message to obtain more information. We hope that you can respond... More 

Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is the only place in Bakersfield I stay when I am in town, long term or short term. Hotel staff is always happy and helpful, food is always hot, rooms always clean. They really go the extra mile for you and your family. Can't wait to book my next stay.

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Garden Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Always the best, cleanest and friendliest service. The only place I stay in Bakersfield. I stay there at least monthly. All the amenities you need. Fast check in and out. Clean rooms. Good Breakfast. I've never been disappointed in three years of stays there.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The recent stay at this hotel has been a great experience to say the least. Kal and team are always attentive and willing to help in any way. My employees and myself stayed there and gave them a short notice and without a problem. My hotel of choice every time I stay in Bakersfield.

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