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Padre Hotel

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05/14/2017 05/15/2017
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Vallejo, California
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love the groovy, cowboy glam décor. The beds are super comfy. It's a fantastic hotel and I have now stayed there twice. They have live music and the food is good. I was working until 2am and room service brought up a sandwich because they don't close. But what made this trip amazing was Chris K. I interacted with...

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

Hello Suzi, thank you for the review! Chris is definitely an asset to the Padre team. From the one-of-a-kind accents like the wallpaper to the top knotch team members, the Padre is the place to be! Thank you for your continued patronage, we hope to see you again very soon!

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed February 27, 2014

We checked TA before we booked. They were pretty consistent and we were very pleased with what we found. The decor, quality and staff were all excellent. We ate a wonderful meal in the Belvedere Restaurant. I would highly recommend this as a place to stay in Bakersfield

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

Hi Genevieve! Thank you for the review! The Padre team is delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you can visit us again soon!

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed February 22, 2014

Hot off the press: Bakersfield has a 4-star destination hotel that is almost single-handed reviving this ol' cowboy town. Sitting in my elegant room at the newly renovated Padre for my second visit within a month, I am moved to write my first review for TA. Good creative design should be applauded and promoted! The rooms are top-drawer and unique,...

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

Hi Robin! Thank you for such a fun review! We all love it when guests have fun with the quirky personality of the Padre. We hope you can visit us again soon, giddy up!

Austin, Texas
Reviewed February 22, 2014

3.5 stars. All the reviews are correct that the renovation here is very good, especially the rooms (the hallway wallpaper is a bit much), and that the bathroom lighting is too dark. Everything else is mixed: -- Beds are very comfy but bedding had multiple holes in it -- The lobby is not just primarily for hotel guests but is...

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

Hi Veronica, thank you for the review and your honest feedback. I'm glad you were able to enjoy the Belvedere Room and the luxurious amenities of the hotel rooms. The service issues you mentioned with the staff will be addressed. I can assure you that everyone on the Padre team wants to make every guest experience the best it can...

Salinas, California
Reviewed February 19, 2014

We were happily surprised to find this gem in downtown Bakersfield. The surrounding area wasn't great but the hotel was an oasis. We especially enjoyed the fine restaurant. Although we had heard about the possible noise we weren't bothered by it. Only thing lacking was electrical vehicle charging facilities.

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

Hi Don K, thank you for the review! It's great to hear you enjoyed Bakersfield's finest luxuries. We hope you can visit us again soon!

London
Reviewed February 18, 2014

A great stopover location when in California. The town of Bakersfield is great place and the Padre well designed and presented. Great forty winks rooms with amenities and great value. Living in the UK Padre and Bakersfield isn't well know it could be. Downside is no prices put on bottles of water in the room and nothing written in info...

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

Hi JM19007, and thank you for your review and feedback! It's great to hear you enjoyed your sleep in our luxurious, super soft Isoform beds. I'm sorry to hear that the valet and Farmacy service left you wanting more. These issues will be addressed immediately and used as a learning experience for everyone. If you're ever in the states again,...

Johnstown, Colorado
Reviewed February 13, 2014

I just recently enjoyed 3 nights at the Padre Hotel in Bakersfield, CA. This hotel had excellent service and style. Excellent service on all accounts but an extra big shout out to our night valet, Chris Kuhn. I would stay in this hotel again without a doubt. Thank you.

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

Hi Dan P! Thank you for the 5 star review! I'll be sure to share your sentiments with Chris. Hope you can visit again soon!

Long Beach CA
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stayed at this hotel before and stayed again recently while on business in the Central Valley. I really like this hotel… I do. The rooms are quite spacious and well appointed. The times that I’ve stayed at this hotel, the rooms have always been very clean and refreshed. Of major importance, the BED !!! Very comfortable. I could stay all...

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

Hello Quaniz7, and thank you for the review and your feedback! We certainly do have the most luxurious beds that Bakersfield has to offer, they will guarantee a wonderful night's sleep. We do offer vanity mirrors with lighted frames in each bathroom to brighten the ambience lighting. I am sorry to hear your experience in the Brimstone Bar was less...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed February 2, 2014

What a gem in downtown Bakersfield! My husband and I live here, and we recently had the chance to stay here during a company function. What a treat. Every inch of this hotel is unique and authentic - from the lore of it's haunted past (look for the haunted handprint) to it's modern/updated feel, everything about this hotel is fun,...

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

Thank you, Kevinandlara, for the review! We are so happy that you chose the Padre for a "staycation" during the holidays. We love to have fun promotions throughout the year so be sure to check out our website or Facebook page to stay updated on special packages. We would love to have you visit again!

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed February 2, 2014

I have traveled quite a bit internationally and never have encountered a more genuine and caring staff. After a bit of a chaotic night three of the employees, Joe, Anthony P., and Chris K., took it upon themselves to keep an eye on my friends and I and made sure we were safe. At the end of the night they...

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

Hello Melissa_taylor, and thank you for the review! Our exceptional staff is what really makes us stand out from all other hotels. I hope you were able to enjoy everything the Padre has to offer. Come visit us again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Brimstone
Brimstone
Cuisines: American
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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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: $121 - $249 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We were on the 5th floor overlooking the outdoor bar which was closed. Could be noisy on that side of the hotel when the bar is open.”
pvfamily, 4 days ago | Read review
“For Ghosts try the 7th floor”
SusanVM, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We love the Head Honcho suites.”
MrsFaber, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
“Doggy potty spots require a walk!”
Erinbee00, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
“Limited choices if you want twin beds -- but encountered no issues with noise.”
rmt1354, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
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