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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Lynchburg, VA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Moorpark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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
68 helpful votes 68 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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84 reviews 84 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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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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