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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed there as part of a family vacation. Clean, newer appearing hotel. Pool is nice. Hot breakfast. Free parking. It was quiet at night. Not much in the way of restaurants within walking distance. I booked through tripadvisor.

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bakersfield, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms with a king size bed are large compared to other suites and has a real closet. I love the size of the bathrooms. The sitting area is great for watching TV. I use the desk a lot because it is in a great location in the room. I actually eat dinner on the desk and continue with the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wanted to love this place. It had glowing reviews and it was the very last hotel stay on our move across the country. We got a suite, and we were ready to go out with a bang. Unfortunately, the floor was so filthy that it turned all of our feet black. That's a new hotel low for me.... More 

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

Dear Kristi S, Thank you for taking time to post a review for our property. I appreciate and wish to thank you for the positive comments on the breakfast staff. On the other hand, I deeply apologize for the issues you had over the cleanliness of the room. Please be assured that this matter will be looked into and actions... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is conveniently located off the 5 freeway. (No good views) Although the hotel seems like it is located in a dismal industrial location, it is actually quite close to restaurants. I saw a Denny's and IHOP down the street and several other fast food places around the corner. The beautiful lobby sets the tone for the rest of... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

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 June 13, 2015 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 June 8, 2015

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 June 6, 2015

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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