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The Kern Lodge

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67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
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The Kern Lodge
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't a luxury hotel but very fitting for the area. Rose who taking care of the reception ship area was a sweet and helpful woman. The rooms are rustic, spacious and clean. I would definitely stay here again. It has a pool, bbq area with a fire pit where you can hang out with family and friends. And it's... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kern Lodge Sunday night. We had driven about 5 hours to get our son to summer camp in the area, and it was too dark to drive back home through the winding canyon. We had no idea where to stay. We came upon Kernville and my husband said how about staying in this little town. We... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called a few days before Memorial weekend not expecting to get a room but luckily they had one. We only live 1.5 hours away but it's nice getting away sometimes sans children in the lower mtns. The Kern Lodge was great, pleasant people, nice room, great town. Suggest highly for either one night or longer stay. Right by the... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Kern Lodge June 5/6, 2015 as part of a larger group on a cycling trip. If you are looking for a luxurious hotel then you are probably looking in the wrong town and need to re-set your expectations. The Kern Lodge is an older establishment and on the rustic side. That said, the room was exceptionally clean... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I stayed at the Kern Lodge for a few days in April. The scenery, the location and even the rooms weren't too bad. My issue was with the poor management and condescending hotel receptionist, Glo. My friend and I were super polite and excited to stay, but something about the way Glo spoke down to us, left a bad taste... More 

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

Hello, I wanted to let you know that I deeply apologize from the bottom of my heart for the way I handled things during your stay. I believe it to be in my nature to meet expectations as this has been a first where I have offended a guest. It is something I wish to apologize for and hope that... More 

Ojai, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay here. The king bed was SO comfortable and the sheets were soft and luxurious! We had fun playing pool in the game room. The ladies at the front desk were very nice. You can tell the owners have worked hard to make this older hotel cute and clean. A very "family" hotel. I loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights after a week in Vegas' It was great to go somewhere so beautiful and rekaxing after the desert and the bright light! The lodges are great, very clean and comfortable, the owners were very helpful. The Kern brewery us within staggering distance (excellent beers and food but be warned it shuts at 9:30-ish!) The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A lovely little town, full of friendly people and a clean, spacious lodging house to base yourself. Walking distance to the bars and all the restaurants, and lots of daily adventure activities such as rafting, canoeing, walking, cycling etc. A well stocked good value supermarket opposite, and the room even had a microwave as well as tea and coffee making... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed two nights in April 2015 at the Kern Lodge. Every room is individually furnished, and you'll find most of what you need here; beautiful scenery, a short stroll to the town centre with its cafes and restaurants, pool, barbecue, open fire area, Best of all is the Kern Valley Brewing Co., just behind the lodge. Great beer and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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