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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Padre for one night. But I wish it could have been more. This was a last minute stay as I was passing through Bakersfield. The staff at the desk were very polite. I got a single room, The 40 Winks Room. Very spacious and modern. The bed was one of the most comfortable I've slept in... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is a jewel - a stylish, luxurious, boutique hotel in a most unexpected place. We had a wonderful stay and a fantastic meal in their formal dining room. We will most definitely return if in the area again.

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Thank ArtDecoLover2014
Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the hotel accommodations as well as the Belvedere Fine Dining room. We hope you can visit us again soon! Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped off in Bakersfield as the midway point between Yosemite and Los Angeles for a family vacation. Really great place just that little bit sideways "Padre Hotel - Damn Straight" and "This Dog will Hunt" give you a feel for the atmosphere. The kids loved this place, the rooms are huge and comfortable and the whole place feels indulgent. With... More 

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Thank scientificsun
Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! You're right, The Padre Hotel is a great place for a date night but it can also be fun for the entire family. Next time you're in town be sure to contact us, we would love to set you up with one of our romance packages. Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Only stayed the one night but enjoyed our stay and felt made welcome ( something hotel staff often forget these days ) everything clean and tidy and we thought good value for money from a budget / mid range hotel . Central to everything we needed and plenty close enough to the road system , Bakersfield may have better but... More 

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review. The Padre team enjoys hearing from our guests. We not only try to make everyone feel welcome, but also feel as though they are a part of the history of the hotel and downtown Bakersfield. From the original tile located in several areas of the hotel, to the Spartacus Miller imagery in Brimstone, guests... More 

Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, service, hip and dog friendly. Too much food smell in the hallways but rooms are clean and spacious. Great for a weekend getaway. Some fun downtown antique shops to Check out. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Shapiro g spot on the second floor outside deck.

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Thank DMK60
Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to explore the fun local stores that are just a short walk from the hotel. Hope you come back soon! Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here late at night after the most horrendous drive trying to navigate washed out roads in terrible flooding. The staff were so lovely and helpful. There was champagne and strawberries in our room to celebrate our engagement as well as rose petals. Lovely touch! They also took really good care of our car since it had a surfboard... More 

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Congratulations on your engagement! I am happy to hear that the team went above and beyond for you during your visit - that is what hospitality is all about. Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited when I booked our stay in this top rated hotel in Bakersfield, only to be disappointed by the lack of service. The hotel is a gorgeous historic building with a modern interior design. We did not feel welcome at check in. We were not greeted, only a very stale make sure you understand smoking is prohibited... More 

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is very important, and these concerns have been addressed with our team so that we can learn from the experience. We strive to offer luxury, comfort and impeccable service, and hearing that we failed to do so during your visit is disappointing. I hope that you give us another opportunity to show... More 

Pittsfield, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at the Padre until Thursday night. Live music is a nice treat but not right outside my window. There's an acoustic cover group in the courtyard that my window faces into. I need to be up at 6am for meetings and feel that the Padre is extremely inconsiderate for keeping me up. Yes, they are playing... More 

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the review. Your feedback is important to me and I appreciate you taking the time to explain your experience. The Bakersfield Unplugged event on Thursday evenings offers local bands an opportunity to perform, but I am very sorry to hear that it interfered with your experience and I will work with the the team to come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Padre is a beautifully restored 1920's hotel with a lot of interesting history (including rumors of a resident ghost!) in the heart of downtown Bakersfield. The staff from the front desk to housekeeping were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and I have never slept in a more comfortable bed anywhere. We will definitely stay there again!

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Thank John M
Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the review! I am so happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience while staying at the Padre Hotel. The Padre team strives to make every guest comfortable and taken care of. I hope you can visit us again soon! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect stay. Three days (and nights) of superb and exceptional service. Kudos to housekeeping, maintenance, waitstaff, chefs, valets, and the front of the house. Our stay there could not of been better. Biggest mistake we made was staying at other hotels in Bakersfield.

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you can visit us again soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Farmacy Cafe
Farmacy Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Brimstone Bar
Brimstone Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Padre Hotel is located in the heart of Downtown Bakersfield. We are very close to Rabo Bank Arena, the Fox Theater and the arts district. The Padre was built in 1928 and remodeled completely in 2010. The rooms are amazing; you will want to take one our beds home with you. We cannot wait to see you at the Padre! The Padre team ... more   less 

Additional Information about Padre Hotel

Address: 1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range: $111 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Padre Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 112
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Bakersfield
#2 Business Hotel in Bakersfield
#5 Family Hotel in Bakersfield
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