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San Diego, California, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Because our travel plans called for overnight in Bakersfield both driving north and then again south, we looked on tripadvisor for a good choice. Quite frankly, it had been many years since we had been to Bakersfield, so we were not expecting anything special. We were very happily surprised. The Padre Hotel is elegant with both a sense of history... More 

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Downey, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "Security Staff" that act as desk clerks are an interesting way to staff a Hotel? Especially when they make a mistake and then proceed to not only accuse me of committing some impossible tasks, but that I was in the room illegally (hilarious because I had both sets of keys handed yo me by one of the "Security". Long... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for the review. Please reach out to me at jjohnson@thepadrehotel.com if you would like to discuss the situation further. Thank you, Jennifer Johnson More 

Melbourne
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Smart hotel and a little oasis on a road trip form Vegas to Yosemite , Very large rooms , that are very comfortable and well appointed . Great bar and food and a good valet service . Would definitely recommend if your in the area

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

Hello, Thank you for the review. I am delighted you chose to stay with us during your trip. I hope you come visit us again soon! Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival we weren't sure about the rules for the valet parking, whether you could go in and out or not, so we just parked on the street nearby and walked over. We did end up using the valet later on for $10. From the outside you would never guess the ambiance of the place you're about to walk into.... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and for your generous compliments! For a nice getaway the Head Honcho suites are a perfect choice. As you mentioned, they have some very unique characteristics that make it easy to enjoy oneself. I hope you can come back soon and experience everything else we have to offer -... More 

Belmont Shore, CA
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on a Thursday night for a work event being held at The Mark across the street. First off the important things-the staff is extremely friendly. I only ate at the small cafe in the morning but my coffee and breakfast sandwich were very tasty. The only reason I gave a 4 star is because my bed was... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for the review. Our rooms feature Isoform beds with memory foam mattress toppers, making the experience a very soft, plush one. On your next visit please let us know your preference and we will be happy to remove the mattress topper. I hope you return soon and make plans to enjoy the Belvedere Room or the Brimstone... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't fault this hotel. Lovely roon, lovely smellies provided, the staff in the bar were really friendly and the nachos we had were excellent (very big portion for 2 and we ended up not eating anything else). Breakfast from the Farmacy was very good, but again we shared one between 2. Again, really nice staff. As others have said,... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for the review! I'm so happy that you were able to enjoy The Brimstone and Farmacy restaurants while staying at the Padre. We hope you can you visit us again soon! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am in the produce industry and normally when you travel to buy fruits, you do not find places like Padre.....colorful, best ambiance, great food, nice bar and very confortable rooms.....price as another option in town.

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

Thank you for the review, and for choosing to stay at the Padre during your travels. We aim to be your home away from home, and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot for work and I enjoyed staying here. Modern and comfortable rooms with well appointed bed linens. Quiet too! Good choice of restaurants in the hotel and nearby. Picked up breakfast daily at the Farmacy. Courteous staff. Bar is always busy! Had to wait a while for valet once...only complaint.

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

Hello! Thank you for the review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Our beds are well known among our guests as being the most comfortable beds around, and we take pride in offering the best customer service for all of our guests. We hope you can visit us again soon! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Great place to stop between Monterey and Las Vegas, easy to find and valet parking. Lovely room with huge comfy bed and a great bar which was very friendly. Lots of restaurants nearby too if you don't want to eat in the hotel.

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

Thank you for the review! I'm glad that you found us during your travels. We hope you can come visit again soon! Cheers! Jennifer Johnson More 

San Jose, California, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Hi Folks, The Padre was the latest fun find for my wife and I on TripAdvisor. This is an old downtown Hotel that has been totally redone to reflect the modern traveler. We did not quite know what to expect as we came into downtown because the heat (105) basically cleared the streets of anything breathing or moving. Once we... More 

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

Wow, thank you for such a detailed review! I am so happy to hear that you chose to stay with us and enjoyed everything from the unique history to the unique decor. Our doors are always open for you and your wife, we hope that your travels bring you back to Bakersfield soon! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Brimstone Bar
Brimstone Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar
Farmacy Cafe
Farmacy Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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 St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range: $143 - $238 (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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