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The Kern Lodge

67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
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The Kern Lodge
Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Kernville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Torrance, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we were never short of wowed! The staff is phenomenal. They have put a lot of thought and love into the units. Many recent upgrades throughout the property. Kids had a BLAST with the giant outdoor chessboard and checker board. The pool is great for all ages as it's graded from 2 ft to 8.....my... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend 3 days at the lodge, and enjoyed each of them. Friendly, helpful staff in a wonderful little town. Aimed to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and well equipped. The brewery next door is a good place to have a bite to eat, or try a home brew IPA. There are tons of things to do in... More

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San Diego, California
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Kernville every summer and really like the Kern Lodge for a place to stay. The rooms are always clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly, professional and helpful. It's not fancy but it's convenient and well maintained. It's located within walking distance to the main grocery store in town and next to our favorite place to eat, the... More

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Del Mar, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found The Kern Lodge a couple of weeks before our trip and it was an absolutely great find! We stayed in an extremely clean, comfortable and fully equipped room. We were able to escape the incredible heat with fabulous air conditioning. We arrived close to midnight on our first night and the staff were very helpful organizing our room... More

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Fairfield, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place. I rented one of their apartments and I had Grandkids with me. The management was also gracious to my local family that stopped by. We enjoyed the outdoor picnic area, the game room and of course the swimming pool. It is in walking distant of local stores, eateries, the Kern River and many local activities including... More

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Frisco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to stay in Kernville. Great location, friendly staff. The room was clean and rustic looking. This worked well for our 3 person family. They also have a pool and picnic area which is nice. Can walk to the market or restaurants.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really helpful on the phone and on the front desk. Room was distinctive and compact - the chocolate coloured sheets and electrical shock from the light switch gave pause for thought but we actually really enjoyed our stay. Kern was a lovely small town and a welcome change from the other stops on our California/Nevada journey. There is something really... More

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Riverside, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Kern Lodge, this place is an older lodge, but maintained better than most new places. This shows pride in ownership, everything was clean, warm and everyone was VERY friendly. The host told me some of the best restaurants in the area. I felt like I was at home, I joke with the staff as my last name is Kern,... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Loved this place! We arrived and were met with very friendly desk clerk. She answered all of our questions, even those about herself! My mom gets a little personal sometimes! Loved all the wood furniture inside. Easy access to internet. Loved the Pizza Barn within walking distance. Fridge, A/C were great. Could've used more outlets for charging phones and whatnot.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Wonderful friendly host, clean room with enormous comfy bed! A fridge was included which we always like and we made our breakfast on the BBQ outside the next morning. Only a few steps away from the Kern River Brewing Company so no reason to hold back having a few pints of local beer! Supermarket and laundry mat across the road... More

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Address: 67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
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Location: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Kern Hotel Kernville

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The Kern Lodge is located in the heart of Kernville, just minutes from the wild and scenic Kern River. We have a game room, a pool, a park with a fire pit, BBQs and an outdoor set of chess and checkers. We have 23 rooms, ranging from a single queen, all the way up to a master suite. Check out our website for full details of the various style rooms! All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 
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