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Kernville Inn

11042 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238
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Kernville Inn
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Kernville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reed City, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Thousand Oaks, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been staying at this hotel all my life (31 years), stayed there even when my mom was pregnant with me. The newest owners are all about the rules, and even tried to "blacklist" my 90 year old Grandma for "partying". They had the wrong guest so eventually let her book a room for another visit but you would... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I'm giving the Kernville Inn an Excellent (5 dots) but that isn't saying it's a 5-star hotel!! In the past we have camped at Kern but we sold our trailer and needed a reasonable place to stay for the 3 of us (2 adults, 1 child). The Kernville Inn is in a perfect location (and as it turned out was... More

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Arroyo Grande, CA
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We spent a couple of nights in Kernville as a mid-week getaway and enjoyed our stay. As with other reviews, the location of the inn is awesome situated between the Kern River and the small downtown area. Our room had a nice porch that overlooked the river park area and made for a pleasant afternoon relaxation spot. The room itself... More

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San Diego, California, Usa
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I have been to Kernville many times and always thought I would like to stay in the Kernville Inn due to it's nice appearance from the river walk. We did stay there and I was very disappointed. The room was large enough and relatively clean, but the lighting was so dim I could not read. No night table on one... More

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Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews 83 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Not much has changed at the Kernville Inn since last year - except they have improved the WiFi a lot. The rooms are clean and well maintained. They still use metal keys. The office closes up early - so you need to be sure you don't need anything late in the evening. Sit on your porch and enjoy the evening.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We enjoyed our 1-night stay at the Kernville Inn. It has a very convenient location across the street from the river and within easy walking distance of Kernville's restaurants and shops. It was a bit pricey given the dated furnishings, but I think they figure you don't have many choices once you've driven all the way there. The rooms are... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I have family in the area and like to stay at the Kernville Inn when I'm in the area. The suite we had was large with a full kitchen and and very big outside patio. Its located right next to the city park and the Kern River. Close enough to walk everywhere, this is a nice place that I have... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

recently stayed at the Kernville Inn 4 nights. Great, clean, quiet rooms. Gorgeous views out the front door. Nice little porch to sit and enjoy all that beauty...very peaceful. I enjoyed a morning walk along the river. There were several people staying that appeared to be regulars so that tells me it's a place people return to.

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Address: 11042 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238
Location: United States > California > Kernville
Also Known As:
Kernville Hotel Kernville

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Free Parking Kitchenette Ski-In / Ski-Out Swimming Pool
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