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River View Lodge

2 Sirretta St., Off Kernville Rd., Kernville, CA 93238
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River View Lodge
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Kernville
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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los angeles
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I really, really, really wish these guys did not charge $130 a night in Kern! If only they had charged around $70, we could have left an amazing review. Would I come back? Yeah, I would - but I certainly would look around - like at the Sequoia Lodge. River View had a nice location right on the river, but,... More

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foolforfish, Owner at River View Lodge, responded to this review

Jasndom, Thank you for your review. We work hard to give the best experience we can. The T.V. does 67 cable channels but can be confusing to use due to us having to use digital boxes form the cable company. This will be eliminated soon as we are in the process of installing digital ready flat screens in all the... More

Los Angeles, California
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198 reviews 198 reviews
33 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This property has potential but has become a little rundown. The chairs on the porch are overly worn. There was dust behind the bed so the rooms need to be more thoroughly cleaned. All of that said, it is a charming place located conveniently in the heart of downtown Kernville. The bed was comfortable as was the couch in our... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We enjoyed our stay here, our room was very cosy and had a nice rustic feel to it. The bed was so comfy too. Kernville itself was nice too and there are lots of restaurants to choose from near to the hotel. We were on the end of the row of rooms so had some noise late at night from... More

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So Cal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I have stayed here a few times. The proprietors, John, and his wife are very nice people and John always has the lowdown on the area fishing. I stayed here last month for two nights. John is very accommodating as I reserved two rooms and accidentally forgot to cancel one of the reservations when my buddy backed out a few... More

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Los Angeles, California
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24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We choose the property as they accommodated pets. Other pros is the location of the hotel, which is on a major street, easy walk to restaurants, shops and right in front of the river. Then there is the property itself. There is rustic, and then there is rustic. I would classify this property as a motel and not a lodge.... More

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Dana Point, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We needed a place that accepts pets, Large grass area for your dog. just a short walk to the river, cross the underpass and your at the park that sets along the river. Rooms remind me of my grandmothers home. Clean, some antiques in the room, King size bed very comfortable, with nice soft pellows & soft towels. Very comfortable... More

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

The River View Lodge in Kernville was such a welcome surprise. Antique furnishings don each room. The owners operate the lodge so you feel like you are in someone's home. This is not the generic chain place that you find in every tourist area. The locals treat everyone like friends. No dress code. Come as you are. Four legged friends... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

First of all, if you don't expect to see bugs, and wildlife, stay out of the country! The Lodge is right on the river, so of course you are going to see some animals. If you want a 5 star gourmet breakfast stay at a hotel where you will pay $200, a night and where you will be treated just... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

the river view lodge owners, john and annette are great! took good care of us and put us in a king room with a river view! its a short walk maybe 25 steps to the kern river...the hotel is walking distance to all the restaurants and bars...you will get a discount at the lake Isabelle marina jsu ask annette...enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

My stay at Riverview Lodge was nothing less than perfect. My boyfriend and I stayed two nights in room 6 and two of our friends stayed in room 8. We had camped for two days before we decided comfort was necessary. The jacuzzi tub in room 6 was the cherry on top of our quest for comfort and relaxation. The... More

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Additional Information about River View Lodge

Address: 2 Sirretta St., Off Kernville Rd., Kernville, CA 93238
Location: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
River View Hotel Kernville

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The River View Lodge is from "Old Kernvile" with our new little modern touches it is almost perfect. Most of our rooms are approx. 125 feet from rooms. Most rooms have river views, but all have the lovely sounds of the river. With some new help, and new sheets, quilts, restored bathrooms and towels the lodge is shinning more and more everyday. ... more   less 
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