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Maple's McCambridge Lodge

13525 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I would have rated this a 4, but I was unable to stay in the room during the day because the AC was unable to cool the room to a reasonably comfortable temperature. Otherwise, the room was adequate and a good value. The people working there are extremely nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The owner was overally nice- got into an accident and he stayed up all night to make sure everyone was ok and drove a group of my friends down the Kerville hill all the way to bakersfield just to rent a car becasue ours got totaled. The place is pretty we kept- could be a little cleaner but overal for... More 

2 Thank BrittanySchaefer
Los Angeles, California, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We reserved the hotel the same day I arrived at the Kern Valley for one night. The hotel is well situated, right at the skirts of a tiny town of Kernville. I got a room overlooking the lake, quite a nice view from the window. The room has two queen beds with cheap but firm and comfortable mattresses, which is... More 

1 Thank Alexei K
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We stayed in various standards and prices of accommodation during a 4-week tour of California. We really liked this place. Yes, outside the McCambridge is tired and in need of a lick of paint, and Yes, the staff aren't dressed up like the front desk at The Best Western, but everyone is very friendly, the room was clean and comfortable,... More 

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Fullerton, California
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

If you need a place to sleep, we slept here but not a place I would recommend. The rooms are VERY outdated. The windows did not lock, the carpet was stained and the ultimate gross out...the bedspread was stained...eew. Our friends had the room next to us which was a bit nicer (no stains) but still was lacking. If you... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

I love the McCambridge Lodge! I've stayed here at least 7 or 8 times. It's my favorite place to stay in Kernville. It's got a rustic cozy feel, and all the rooms I've stayed in have been very clean and comfortable. The owners are so nice, and always extremely accommodating. The icing on the cake is the amazing view of... More 

1 Thank Marisa L
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Nice clean little motel, Family run and very friendly we only stayed 1 night and i came here for the Kernville Brewery (which was great) but you are also very close to the 100 Sequoia worth a visit, This motel is in need for a update i agree but the views and location for a passing night makes it a... More 

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Long Beach
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160 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Stayed here due to rafting trip with large group in mid July. We had called 3 or 4 months in advance so we were assured to get the rooms with bed arrangements specific to the specific groups/families. This hotel did not require the 2 night minimum some of them do for a Saturday night, so we went with it. Hey,... More 

1 Thank Kenneth Q
Fontana, California
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The room we were provided with was outdated and filthy. Also, the air conditioning is substandard. We left the air on all day and it still didn't cool well enough at night. The motel has been neglected for years and it's very noticeable upon arrival. Granted there is somewhat of a view down the hill, most of it is obstructed... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

I can't belive the other reviews of this place. I stayed here with 3 friends in 3 different rooms all of which were in disrepair, musty and repulsive. The view from the deck adjacent to my room was beautiful, but to get to it I had to negotiate a sliding screen door that fell off the track each time I... More 

2 Thank William S
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