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“Perfect Family Getaway” 5 of 5 stars
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Barewood Inn & Suites
7013 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285 (Formerly Barewood Motel)   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Wofford Heights
Pomona, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Perfect Family Getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

Our family of 7 stayed at this very large but comfortable lake side home for the 4th of July weekend 2011. The home had every amenity possible including a very nice jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom. The home was furnished beautifully and was very clean and user friendly. Lakeviews right outside the kitchen deck and able to walk out the back door to cool off in the lake. Convenient for our water toys and also enjoyed Kern River Rafting just 5 minutes away. We had a GREAT family vacation and will definitely be back!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

We had a nice stay in the motel, we booked via email which was dealt with promptly by the manager and booked a room with jacuzzi bath. The room was well laid out, clean and had the usual amenities, however at $85 per night we do feel this was a little on the pricey side. We only stayed one night so cant really comment much on the service of the hotel however the receptionist was a little abrupt on check in.

I would recommend this motel for short stays only, purely based on the limited facilities nearby however it is in a peaceful location close to the lake.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Napa, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

The website does not begin to do this motel justice. We were in Room #10, a very large L shaped room with a huge vanity, corner jacuzzi tub, free internet and very nicely appointed. With a table and chairs in front of each room on the porch, it was lovely to just sit and view the lake across the way. The owners were very friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and incredibly accommodating. I highly recommend this motel!!!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 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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San Diego, CA
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2010

We had a great time up at the Kern River Valey Motels (Barewood and Lakshore Motels). The weather was perfect for hiking and playing around the lake during the day. We also had a nice time skiing at Alta Sierra. The house that we stayed in was great for our family and would hold at least 1 other family if we wanted it to. Very clean and comfortable. We will be back!!!

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2009

Seriously this may be the worst place I've ever stayed at. I don't even know where to begin! We chose the Lakeshore Lodge for it's location and the fact we could park our trailer there. Another BIG reason is that my partner had some work to do online. We were told they had free wireless. To our surprise she went to do her work last night and was told not only does the computer not work their wireless was down and had been for a few weeks! Hello........some important information to share when you call to ask about wireless, don't you think? The reception staff acted like they could care less and could not even bring themselves to apologize for their oversight.

So, we get to the room and spent the first 10 minutes killing bugs. After a long day at the lake we managed and decided to stay. I went to take a shower and to my disgust there was hair all over the shower. Plus, there was ONLY cold water the entire time.

The lake was great, the accomodations were horrible.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Livonia, Michigan
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Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

We stayed at the Lakshore Lodge, affiliated with Barewood Inn & Suites in Wofford Heights CA. (All part of The Kern River Valley Motels". These were the only accommodations we could find available in the area for five people, so we didn't have much choice. But we would NEVER stay here again.

We had adjoining rooms, #23 with 2 queens and number 24 with 1 king. The rooms were large, which was nice. They were decorated in a homey fashion, but actually TOO homey.

There were HOLES IN OUR BED SHEETS. The mattress had a "dip" in the middle that my husband and I kept rolling into.

There were 3 or 4 different kinds of towels in the bathroom. Two green ones, of completely different shades and some mismatched white ones. A green one had bleach spots all over it.

The rooms were VERY DIRTY! It was quite obvious the floors had not been swept in quite awhile, after seeing all the dust, crumbs, small pieces of candy, etc. There were cobwebs in various places, including on the artwork. And one large one in the corner that had dead bugs in it. Not very inviting. No sweeping and no dusting didn't leave us feeling very confident as to the cleanliness of the rest of the room.

There were dead bugs on the windowsill in the bathroom. The nice "spa" tub that I had been looking forward to looked dirty, and had quite a bit of hair and dead bugs in it. Needless to say we didn't use it. There was no shower in this room, but thankfully our kid's adjoining room had a shower in it, which wasn't very clean either.

We didn't have much choice but to make the best of this situation, but we would never stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Lancaster, CA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2008

We actually stayed at the Lakeshore Lodge which is associated with the Barewood Motel. The lodge is a short drive back towards Kernville. Although the management is not at the location we had a great stay. The room is clean and nicely kept. Refridgerator, microwave and coffee maker. What a nice surprise. Good view, quiet and very comfortable. The only thing I would like to see them add is a cleaning table for us fishermen. My son and I went up for a fishing weekend and as usual the fishing was great. Other than that - I will be sure to stay here again.

  • Liked — Quiet, Nice view
  • Disliked — No cleaning table for fishermen
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Barewood Inn & Suites

Address: 7013 Wofford Boulevard, Wofford Heights, CA 93285 (Formerly Barewood Motel)
Location: United States > California > Wofford Heights
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Wofford Heights
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