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California Best Inn

1030 Wible Road, Bakersfield, CA 93304 (Formerly Travelodge Plaza Inn)
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milpitas, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

All Pros: - Location is nice - Peaceful and nice venue - Food is very good. - Price is affordable. - Service is excellent. - Cannot be deceiving. The manager was very nice and made sure we liked the rooms that he gave us. Room was clean and kinda what you would expect for a medium priced motel. Location was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Shifty managment, we went to the window to tell the inn keeper that the hot water wasnt working he blew up and punched the window. We then asked for a refund he refused we called the cops they came out while we were talking to the police the manager goes into the service room comes out and says if there... More 

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

Found this motel thru Hotel.com and they gave me the rate and booked the room. After reading the reviews I was concerned over the reports on the manager, etc. Since rooms were hard to locate that weekend we took a chance and checked in. The manager was super nice and made sure we liked the rooms that he gave us.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

At Check in the manager told us a rate of 50 US Dollar. After we gave the credit card, we should signature 68,50 including Tax. We asked why we should pay now 10 Dollar more? He was very rude and said "We can not buy the Hotel for 50 Bucks" We travel since over 30 years through the USA, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Family oreinted, safe an convient location, clean quite area very pleased!!!!. Very clean rooms excited services motel manager/owner along wit his family are very professional respectful an nice buisness owners out of the others I've stayed. Near the mall food shopping gas restaurants and freeway for travelng!! Very happy staying here in this quite safe motel community they make u... More 

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California, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I was reading the reveiws and was honestly tooken back by the negative ones.I have stayed at the California Best Inn numerious times as well as many other hotels in Bakersfield CA,this place of ALL is the only i would recommend for anyone!I have never came accross one problem staying here,I have always felt 100% comfortable,100% safe,and left 100% pleased.This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

For the price this place is very very nice. The owner is a nice guy and takes pride in his place. Pool and spa were clean. Convienent location. Nice beds. I came for work and will definitely stay here again. Staff were all very nice and very professional. Did I mention great value? Not sure what else to say... Yes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I have stayed at the California Best Inn on several occasions during the past 18 months. I have always found my room to be clean and comfortable. My refrigerator and microwave have always been clean and in working order. I usually request a room closer to the front office somewhere around 103 to 108. I have never seen any nefarious... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I have stayed at the California Best Inn on several occasions during the past 18 months. I have always found my room to be clean and comfortable. My refrigerator and microwave have always been clean and in working order. I usually request a room closer to the front office somewhere around 103 to 108. I have never seen any nefarious... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

This place seriously needs to get closed down!! Its drug dealers prostitution going on when you complain he threatens to kick you out without refund the rooms are GROSS he gave dirty towels out the room smelled. bed bugs I would rather sleep outside than this place save your money and go elsewhere

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