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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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  • 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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Downey, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I go Every year to Kernville for Whiskey Flats Days, Ive been going every year since 1961. what a blast The Riverview is Right on the River right in town the hotel is very nostalgic allot of the old western stars have stayed while up there for movie shoots. The call every year to ensure our booking... More

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Holbrook, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I wish i could give a better review. John, the owner was very personable. Unfortunately, that didn't make up for the fact that the outside patio and chairs is disgusting. Empty case of beer bottle still sitting next to garbage can on patio where you sit.we stayed 2 nights and they were there when we got there and still there... More

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Bemidji, Minnesota
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

booked room a few months out- really charming- older- no fancy ammenities. Rooms were just about $130 a night. It is right by the river if you want to swim or fish. No phones in the rooms. if you need another towel, you must walk to the front desk to ask for one. They have a mini fridge and microwave... More

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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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231 reviews 231 reviews
35 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Address: 2 Sirretta St., Off Kernville Rd., Kernville, CA 93238
Location: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
River View Hotel Kernville

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