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Historic Downtowner Inn

2.5 of 5 1301 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (Formerly GuestHouse International Inn & Suites)
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awful experience. Room was dirty. Had to pick up pieces of plastic and other trash off the floor. No phone or hair dryer in room like had been advertised. WiFi was very spotty and slow. All the lamps in the room were unplugged -- I learned why when I plugged in the bedside lamp, and the switch started sparking! Walls... More

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On business several weeks ago, then family joining, we had a great experience at this hotel.Great staff, tidy, GREAT breakfast, long term professionals to visit with made doing in business in Bakersfield feel like home and family loved it. Bigger pool towels is all I could say for next visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I saw the pictures posted by management and in a tired rush to find a place to stay for a night, I chose the downtowner. The first thing that threw me off was the dirty stinky elevator. Once we got off everything else seemed ok.. Then we got into our room. The lampshade had a huge nasty stain on it.... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stayed at the Downtowner Inn last year so I had no problem booking it and staying once again! I was pleased to see major renovations to the check in lobby and upgrades to their rooms. The check in process was speedy as usual I was pleased to get a room right by the elevator. The breakfast was still slammin... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

I was in town for a wedding and had to book a room for my husband and myself. This hotel seemed reasonably priced so we booked for a Friday night stay check out on Saturday. The front desk clerk was friendly and quick with check in and told us about the free hot breakfast in the morning, which was nice... More

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Bakersfield, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The staff was helpful and kind, the rooms were clean, breakfast was amazing. The environment was pleasant, and would highly recommend this hotel. The gm helped out so much and I will be definitely us this hotel whenever I need a hotel in bakersfield.

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Delano, California
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are just passing by in town and need a place to stay one or two nights, it's perfect. Right in downtown, close to rabobank convention center and the courthouse and law offices, etc. Great for business travelers.

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Lima, Peru
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a fine stop over hotel for bakersfield, however quite rundown and for the price we expected better. We paid 90 dollars and expected better quality. Room was quite old and not very clean. The staff were friendly but we got a weird vibe from the clientele at breakfast and we heard fighting going on outside our room in... More

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Bakersfield, California
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I come to Bakersfield for business and to visit alumni every so often and I always stay here. The rooms are clean, the breakfast is free and scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy are a great way to start your day. The staff always go out of the way to accommodate and even though it's bakersfield, it's a nice place.

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Commerce, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

In town for a close family friends wedding,, booked online....even though the online reputation....was way more than the hotel literally and physically displayed..the hotel staff,, was very welcoming,, professional,,, and accommodating,, we decided to stay.genel really makes up for what the establishment is lacking, we will go back BUT if genel isn't there we won't stay

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Address: 1301 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (Formerly GuestHouse International Inn & Suites)
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Historic Downtowner Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
International Inn Bakersfield

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