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Sierra Gateway Cottages

13512, 13514, 13516 Sierra Way, 325 & 320 James Road, Kernville, CA 93238-9700
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a find! We stayed in the Kern Bunkhouse over New Year’s and it couldn’t have been more perfect. Easy booking/check-in (Carla, the manager, is great - reliable, accessible, personable) and an unbeatable price for such a cozy yet spacious cabin (we were four and there was more than enough seating and sleeping space!) with all the amenities, even a... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I recently stayed here when I was in town getting married. The manager, Carla Thorn, was very helpful and even put fresh flowers in the cottage. We arrived late at night, and the key was right where she said it would be. We entered the Lake House cottage and were delighted by the beautiful details that abounded within. The beds... More 

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Thank Valerie C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The cottages are so charming and being in Kernville was very peaceful! Charming place within walking distance to everything I needed. When I walked into the cottage it felt clean and very homey. Never meet more friendly people, especially the manager Carla! A great get-a-way weekend...Can't wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed in the Spring, and from the moment we arrived everything was as described. Found the key no problem, a light was left on for us, and we greatly appreciated the local infomation left for us. The Manager was informative and available the three times we called her. We will definately return.

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Wofford Heights, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My club asked me to find accommodations for a visiting guest speaker. On recommendation of a friend, I selected Sierra Gateway Cottages sight unseen. Our guest had a late flight. So a key was left so we could access the room late in the evening. The cottage was charming, clean and ready for a late arrival. Our guest was pleased... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Cute, cozy, comfortable, walkable, CLEAN and affordable! Loved having my own kitchen with all the necessities! Enjoyed my own patio with a gas bar-be-que… things you do not get at other locations in town. Good TV and WIFI! Carla, the manager was very accommodating and available. I will definitely return!

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Moorpark, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Where do I start? This was the dirtiest place I have ever stayed. It smelled bad, it had spider webs in every room, bugs, dirty curtains, some of the dishes were dirty in the cupboard, honestly disgusting. The only reason we decided to stay there was because pets were allowed. Every time I tried to contact the "manager" i had... More 

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Carla T, General Manager at Sierra Gateway Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lapp, As manager of this property for numerous years I take your dis satisfaction quite personal. First of all when we spoke on the phone you informed me that you had an infant and two pets. I responded that I had just become a grandma and that in order to not wake your baby I would wait for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

My partner and I stayed here New Years Eve. It was a very special day for us and the adorable cottage helped add to the enjoyment. The fireplace provided plenty of warmth and ambiance. The full kitchen and normal size fridge were also very nice. The staff was helpful and knowledgeable and customer service was to notch! We will definitely... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

My girlfriend and I were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness and coziness of our cottage. Convenienly located within a short walking distance to the shopping market and Kern River Brewing Co., it is tucked away in a perfect location in Kernville. Carla, the owner was friendly and we plan to return for another weekend getaway soon. We feel like we've... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I booked the Lakehouse cottage for a “girls get away”. It was such a cute and quaint house with the ideal location. We didn’t have to drive anywhere which made it really easy for everyone to enjoy themselves. The house itself is fully equipped and well maintained. We grilled every night and sat on the wraparound porch taking in the... More 

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