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The Kern Lodge

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67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
The Kern Lodge
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Rating summary
  • 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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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my wife were looking for a place where our guests could stay during our wedding, so we went around looking. We literally visited all the hotels in the area, looking at the rooms, the surroundings and making sure we would have a good impression of the manager/employees of the place. This hotel is, by far, the best available... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's kind of like staying at Grandma's house! Wood paneling, antique looking furniture, ect. You can tell they take pride in their place, each room has a different theme and name to match. The staff was really nice. I think our group had rented out 9 of the rooms and no one had any complaints! Well some of us had... More 

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your amazing review! Nine rooms and no complaints, we're thrilled to know your group had a good time! I did read that there was an issue with the Wi-Fi for you in particular, which could be any number of things. Should you stay with us again and this issue reoccurs, feel free to ask our Front... More 

Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a room in the front next to where a bunch of work trucks were parked. It was noisy and the room needed updating. I stayed here about a year ago and had a nice room in the back. This time the room was overpriced, noisy, and felt old and dirty.

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

I'm terribly sorry to hear of your stay being anything but pleasant. If possible, we ask that you contact us directly as we would like to discuss this matter further with you. Your opinion is highly valued, so please give us a call at (760) 376-2223 or email me at cat@thekernlodge.com at your discretion. Thank you, Caitlin Marketing Manager More 

Yorba Linda, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last week of March 2015. Made Reservations w/Rose over the phone, who was very pleasant and most accommodating. Checked in w/Crystal who was also very delightful as well as helpful. We had room 112 (u can see rooms on line) which had it’s own BBQ, we bought (2) Rib eye Steaks across the street and downed those... More 

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for choosing to stay with us! Our staff are very happy to have met your expectations! Room 112 and 114 are similar, with two beds (Queen & Double), a Kitchenette and Patio with a BBQ, as you've described, and are quite popular. It also helps that we have the Sierra Gateway Market just up the street (within... More 

Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been in entertainment for over 30 years, and have traveled around the world. On February 26, 2015 my job, as Road Manager for Country Singer/Songwriter Lacy J Dalton, brought me to the small town of Kernville, California. Ms. Dalton, the Band and I stayed at The Kern Lodge and our stay was wonderful. The staff was professional and... More 

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your wonderful review! Our staff were very happy to accommodate your entire group's stay. Ms.Dalton and the band certainly stirred our little town with fun and excitement! We hope any future stays will us, whether personal or professional, will always be as comfortable and pleasant as the first one! Thank you, Caitlin Marketing Manager More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kern Lodge was clean, friendly and well located. I was able to walk to all the functions and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the area. The rooms were completely comfortable and had everything one needed.

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, we're pleased to hear your stay with us was pleasant and that you came during the famous Whiskey Flat Days! Such exciting times, they can be exhausting! Our staff are happy to know we met all of your expectations and requirements during such a busy time in your travels. Thank you again for your review, we hope to see... More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Loved the rooms as usual! Some of the new riders got to stay in room 301 and just absolutely loved everything about it. We have been coming up to Kernville for 30 years, tried every motel up there but once we tried the Kern Lodge, we have not stayed anywhere else. Always a great time and treated like royalty:-)

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review! We're so honored to hear we have been meeting your expectations since the day you discovered our Lodge and that your fellow riders had a good time, too! Room 301 is a favorite for groups such as yours and offers space for small gatherings with a BBQ on the back patio! We hope to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed here twice so far. The location is great! Right next door to Kern River Brewing and just up the street from the river and several great places to eat. You can walk to everything. Rooms were clean and comfortable.

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your helpful review! Kernville is a small, scenic town with our Lodge close to just about everything. We take pride in not only our location, but in our expectations of cleanliness and staff! We will be happy to welcome you in any future stays with at The Kern Lodge! Thank you, Caitlin Marketing Manager More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife has been going to to Kernville multiple times a year for her entire life and I've been going with her since we met nearly 6 years ago. The Kern Lodge is the cleanest place we've ever stayed in Kernville, and has the friendliest staff. I also had to use the wifi to work while I was here and... More 

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for choosing to stay with The Kern Lodge for all these years! We hope that every time you and your wife have stayed with us, we have not only met your expectations, but have also improved your stay! Thank you again for your loyalty and review! Thank you, Caitlin Marketing Manager More 

Bodfish, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My wife and I had not had a good couple of weeks. We were fighting some problems with our plumbing and the pipes were winning. A friend of ours had given us a one night stay at the Kern Lodge for Christmas so we decided to use it. It was probably the best thing we could have done and at... More 

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, we're so thankful we were able to help you during your time of need! Gift certificates certainly come in handy! We hope all is well with you now and to see you again in the future (preferably under happier conditions). Thank you for staying with us and for your review! Thank you, Caitlin Marketing Manager More 

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