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“Very Nice Hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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Red Lion Hotel Bakersfield
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2620 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308 (Formerly Crystal Palace Inn & Suites)   |  
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Ranked #19 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
Elk Grove, Ca, United States
2 reviews
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“Very Nice Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were very please with our stay at the Best Western in Bakersfield ca. The hotel staff were very nice and helpful. The room was very nice and the bed was very comfortable. The grounds and reception area were very clean and nice. Overall our experience was very nice and I would stay there again and also recommend to anyone traveling in that area.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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fresno, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have stayed at this motel with my employees many times over the past 5 years. It is due to necessity more than desire. The rooms near the lobby are nicer and somewhat more modern and are usually given to the tourists that pass through. The remaining bulk of rooms are less attractive and reflect their age and neglect. This is where people who are working in the area are given rooms. These rooms are showing age and basic bare maintenance. One of the rooms this trip was the same my employees had stayed in before. The first time they had to wait until 10 PM for the maintenance to fix the AC unit. This trip, the AC once again didn`t work as room temp was over 86 degrees. I was able to get another room but it is just another example of the lack of concern from the owners on reinvesting money into this motel that is showing it`s age.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Sandy, United States
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Came in from a long day of driving. It was a nice easy, quick check in. Clean rooms and great customer service. Didn't have the breakfast or use any of the amenities but everything looked nice. We would use this hotel again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Poulsbo, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Dirty floors, Remote didn't work properly, hairdryer broken did not work, ask for another one never got it.At check-out I stood in line for a long time befor I was acknowledged. Only one person in front of me.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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San Diego, United States
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed on a Monday night. Went to Bakersfield for student/parent college orientation. Usually stay at Best Western's when I travel. The Best Western Crystal Palace is conveniently located off of the 99 highway and and close to my destination. The hotel was quiet and beds very comfortable.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Modesto, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It was clean and quite and did come with hot breakfast. The staff not so friendly and couldn't fix any of our problems such as logging onto the internet. We were there for business so this was a huge problem for us. Never could use their wifi.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a room on the 2nd floor with a view of the pool. We stayed here for 2 and half days because of the kids and grandkids and the pool area was utilized extensively. The hotel staff was always very professional and friendly even though we did keep asking for more towels all the time. They were still friendly about it. The kids took us to the Crystal Palace restaurant for dinner that evening of which I would not (NOT) recommend going.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Red Lion Hotel Bakersfield

Address: 2620 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308 (Formerly Crystal Palace Inn & Suites)
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Lion Hotel Bakersfield 2.5*
Number of rooms: 198
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A tropical Bakersfield, CA Hotel Near Downtown Welcome to a tropical oasis in the heart of Bakersfield. Red Lion Hotel Bakersfield is set amidst lush landscaping with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, soothing hot tub and relaxing courtyard, among other unique features. Suitable for business trips, family vacations, special events and groups, our Bakersfield, CA hotel is conveniently located within easy access of the vibrant downtown area, where guests will find a variety of shops, restaurants and attractions. Red Lion Hotel Bakersfield features 198 spacious and well-appointed guest rooms with amenities like 42" flat screen TVs with HBO and free Wi-Fi. Just outside your door, our hotel in Bakersfield, CA offers complimentary made-to-order breakfast every morning, a modern fitness center and 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Centrally located to Freeway 99 and Highways 58 and 178, our Bakersfield hotel offers guests premier access to such attractions as the Kern County Fairgrounds, the Buck Owens Crystal Palace, Camelot Park and the Fox Theater. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Crystal Palace Hotel Bakersfield
Best Western Bakersfield
Bakersfield Best Western

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