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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bakersfield Central

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3001 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308 (Formerly W Garden Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Croton on Hudson, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

Purpose of the trip to Bakersfield was to see a show at the nearby Buck Owens Crystal Palace (a great place for music, by the way). Got two rooms, one for my parents and one for me, both on the ground floor. For $95 per room (tax included), it was good value - big rooms, high ceilings, clean and quiet.... More

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granbury, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

We decided to stop for a night in Bakersfield after a long day of driving. Since we have had positive experiences with Holiday Inn Express in the past ,this was our choice. The hotel appeared to be brand new, although I learned that it was 3 years old and previously belonged to another chain. The gentleman at the front desk... More

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Alhambra, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

For US$60.00/ night plus taxes, great value and great location, 'cos it's off the Highway 99 at Buck Owens Blvd. exit. It was a hot day Sep. 25, 2010, so the A/C worked beautifully. The big LCD TV is mounted onto the wall, and can not be rotated (turned), and it wasn't centered in front of the bed, so... but,... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

I usually stay at the Hilton Garden Inn across the highway but I decided to gain points with HIE this time and I am so glad I did. Whenever I go back to Bakersfied I will definitely stay here again. For the price it was a phenominal hotel. The Owner and his Son take a lot of pride in the... More

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Goleta, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

Other extras in the room like refrigerator, microwave, large screen TV, wireless internet, ironing board, hair dryer. Staff was friendly and helped us with driving directions. Nice common area upstairs with tables and chairs, so I could work on my computer without disturbing my wife. Finally a fantastic $89 special rate for the square dance convention.

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Anacortes
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

We loved this hotel. Beautiful decor in the the lobby and the room. Polite staff, clean, comfortable, and classy. Very comfortable bed and elegant bedding. Liked all the amenities except the little "pod" coffeemaker.

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stewie2009
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2010

The hotel looks new and clean inside and out. Very spacious room and tall ceiling. Sound insulation is good and highway noise is not an issue (my room was on the highway side). Enjoyed the stay greatly!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2009

This was a pretty good bargain. The room was really nice, clean, smelled good, pretty big, the bed was super comfortable. Not much in the way of amenities, though. Pool was unheated and the hot tub was completely cold despite what the front desk person told me. No complimentary breakfast. Otherwise perfect.

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2009

I am a very fussy traveler. The most important thing to me when selecting a hotel is whether or not the room is clean, which is one of the reasons I count on the reviews from Trip Advisor to let me know what other people think of the cleanliness of the room. I stayed at this hotel for one night... More

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2009

We used this hotel as a stopover on a road trip from AZ to SF. The hotel is fairly new, very clean and quite reasonable ($56-65/night) Great beds and the rooms are quite large with many deluxe features i.e. flat panel TV, free wifi, great shower. We would return and highly recommend this hotel.

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Address: 3001 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308 (Formerly W Garden Hotel)
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Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bakersfield Central 3*
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