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Houston, Texas
Reviewed March 19, 2013

I stayed at this hotel one night on a business trip to Bakersfield and had a very nice experience. The valet parking was very convenient (and cheap) as it was raining when I arrived. The check-in was very efficient, the entire process took around a minute. Apparently I was upgraded to a Maverick room, a spacious room with a view...

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gmThePadre, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

We hope to see you again soon, thank you! Matthew General Manager

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed March 18, 2013

I wanted to take the time to compliment Zach, the corporate sales manager who I had the pleasure of communicating with regarding setting up a corporate account for our company. He went above and beyond in his customer service care! He was quick to respond to every question I had as well as giving our company the incentive to ALWAYS...

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Zach is one of many shining stars here at Padre, thank you so much for your corporate business! Matthew General Manager

California
Reviewed March 11, 2013

We stayed at The Padre on a Friday night. It was my husband's birthday, so we splurged a little for the room and also made reservations at the Belvedere Restaurant on the first floor. We arrived at 3:30pm and was told our room was not ready, to come back in 30 minutes. We left and came back at 4:30pm. We...

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Thank you for your visit, we hope to see you again soon! Matthew General Manager

Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

So pleased they actually read their reviews. Got makeup mirrors in the bathrooms ladies. Resteraunt excellent, again. Bar awesome, again. ROOM super comfy. Staff WONDERFUL and so pleasant all around from valet to doormen to room service to security. Loved it again.

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gmThePadre, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Every review is important to us, and thank you for staying with us! Matthew General Manager

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed March 9, 2013

We had to stay at a local spot for our 10 year wedding anniversary, when my husband suggested the Padre I was a little unsure, but in the end we had a great time. Initially we were staying in the head honcho suite, I believe that was the name. When we got there our room was not ready so they...

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gmThePadre, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your special day with us. We hope to see you again soon! Matthew General Manager

Southrn California
Reviewed March 8, 2013

In Bakersfield on business, our clients books us into The Padre Hotel. Since we usually stay at business-class chains, my curiosity sent me straight to Tripadvisor, where I was pleasantly surprised to see the Padre rated #1. Traveling with our Search K9s, there was concern about the logistics of the downtown location, but how could we pass up the chance...

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gmThePadre, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Padre. We hope to see you again soon! Matthew General Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed March 3, 2013

This hotel is a real find. It has a wonderful staff, good service and food. The rooms are different, but nice. it is a hotel experience like you might have had fifty years ago. Just a very nice hotel and it brings you back in time.

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gmThePadre, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. Our wonderful remake of a famous landmark always is a wonderful experience for every guest. Matthew General Manager

Long Beach, California
Reviewed February 24, 2013

I travel to Bakersfield on a regular basis for work and for the past several months I've been staying at The Padre Hotel. Others have posted photos and reviews regarding the hotel itself, the rooms, ambiance, etc (which is excellent by the way) so instead of repeating a bunch of stuff everyone else has already said I want to talk...

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gmThePadre, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Every member of the Padre staff is dedicated to provide the best guest service possible. Thank you so much for your review, we are looking forward to your return soon! Matthew General Manager

Sonoma County, CA
Reviewed February 23, 2013

An unexpected gem in downtown Bakersfield. Really cute and eclectic decor, very comfy beds, quiet, gorgeous remodel of an old hotel right in the downtown area. Had breakfast and lunch there and both were pretty good. Service is a little hit and miss but they are nice employees. Bar scene appeared to be pretty hot! Parking across the street or...

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We appreciate your recent stay, hope to see you again soon! Matthew General Manager

Naples
Reviewed February 21, 2013

In town on business for a few nights. Hotel was a pleasant surprise. Onside is relatively non-descript older building. Interior has been completely redone. Great restaurant and bar. Don't forget to look up while in the coffee shop!

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Thank you so much for staying with us, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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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, Pub
Farmacy Cafe
Farmacy Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • 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: $131 - $234 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We love the Head Honcho suites.”
 of 5 bubbles MrsFaber, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Doggy potty spots require a walk!”
 of 5 bubbles Erinbee00, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
“Limited choices if you want twin beds -- but encountered no issues with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles rmt1354, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms seem quiet, plenty enough space, clean, well decorated”
 of 5 bubbles seesawsarah, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“Get a suite & lots of parking on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles JOHOSeattle, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
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