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Kernville Inn

11042 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I have to admit that I have a soft place in my heart for the Kernville Inn. We stay here every year in October on our annual motorcycle trip to Death Valley. The rooms are comfortable in that old school riverside log motel way. Porches and chairs allow one to sit outside and visit or just enjoy a nice evening.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

The room was a decent size with a comfortable bed and plenty of parking. The door to the room was tricky to open and the shower cubicle was tiny. Plus there was nowhere to hang your clothes except a coat rack. However it was clean and ok for one night although it was a bit noisy. Free wifi was good.

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Fireball92771
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Before booking at this hotel I read some reviews that were not very favorable. I'm big on reviews...but I noticed that most that had a problem with this hotel were nit-pickey things that I probably would never pay attention to. (Things like the television being unplugged, or a light bulb being blown in the lamp by the bed.) So I... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The Kernville Inn is a cute motel in the heart of the charming small town of Kernville. Kernville, and the Kernville Inn are tucked right next to the Kern River. You are steps away from the restaurants and shops of town square. You are also located near the river trail, two parks, and you're just a short walk from the... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

That was a really good experiance there - Room fine, Hot water, Nice cable TV, well function inet, super friendly Reception staff...clean, good sleep...pretty village/location and some two bars arround plus a real excelent ital cuisine restaurant...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The place is decent, but a group of about 25 of us went labor day weekend and several had bad encounters with the receptionist on separate occasions. They were not very accommodating and one of the ladies was quite rude. She told one of my family members that if he wasn't happy with them having to change his room they... More 

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Lynchburg, VA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our room was in pretty crude condition. Very, very basic. Not in great repair. If I go back through that area of the California coast, I'll probably try to stay somewhere else. There's another motel near the Kern River Brewing Company that looked like it might be a little nicer. Not sure. Haven't stayed there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I only stayed here for 1 night last week and can say it's a pretty basic hotel. The surrounding area replicates a ghost town - nowhere appeared to be open! Cheryl's diner next door was the only lively place but was great and would recommend it for breakfast. The rooms are small and the furnishings and bedding are quite old... More 

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Reed City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We loved our stay in Kernville. Since we were roadtripping we only stayed one night. We found our room comfortable and clean. We had a kitchenette that we didnt use and also a nice porch outside with a table. The Inn is right across the street from a riverside park which was nice. We were within walking distance of restaurants.... More 

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Orinda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I'm a business traveler with ties to NY, LA and SF so when I found out we were spending the weekend in Kernville for a reunion I rolled my eyes. On a recommendation from our host, we stayed at the Kernville Inn. I'm a hard grader but this hotel met all of our expectations -- very comfortable bed, very clean... More 

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