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Columbia, Missouri
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356 reviews
127 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

If you know Bakersfield, you know that there is not much redeeming qualities about it. So unless you are there on business or traveling through, you would not end up being there. But if you DO end up there, this is THE place to stay. The place is HIP in the true sense of the word. An old building housing... More 

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

Hello and thank you for your review. We have many times been referred to as the "gem" of Bakersfield, and we appreciate that you chose to stay with us. I am sorry you thought our Valet charge was a resort fee, as we have never had a resort fee. We look forward to welcoming you back to Padre! More 

Reno, Nevada
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81 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Lovely old Hotel with a wonderful staff. Everyone from the valets to the hotel desk to housekeeping were prompt and polite. The first request we had were a few extra towels and housekeeping quickly delivered them. The second request we had was a rollaway (the full-sized beds in the double room weren't quite big enough for three adults) and housekeeping... More 

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

Every guest request is our number one priority. Thank you for staying with us! Matthew General Manager More 

Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This place think's it is a high end hotel. But due to it's rude and untrained staff it ranks as the worst hotel/restaurant/bar in Bakersfield. I would highly recommend calling and finding out all of there unwritten rules that they have in place before arriving. You may find you cannot valet your car or you cannot enter because of the... More 

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

Thank you for your review. As the #1 hotel in Bakersfield, there is no better in our city. I have addressed your concern with the valet staff, in our busy fantastic downtown location, we are always focused on providing every guest with a perfect stay. Matthew General Manager More 

Omaha, NE
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

In town with my wife visiting a friend of mine who recommended the hotel. Just loved it, service was dead on and very friendly. The room was beautiful small suite very clean. Loved the tub that filled from the ceiling. The lobby bar was a great place for a few drinks before dinner. That evening had a few drinks at... More 

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

Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Matthew General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

The Padre Hotel is a gem in the heart of downtown Bakersfield. Checking in with Nick at the front desk was the start of a lovely getaway. Super friendly service and the decor is AMAZING. The padre has it all. There is fine dining, fresh cafe drinks, beautiful bar scene and that is all before you get to your room.... More 

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

We are the gem of Bakersfield, hope to see you again soon! Matthew General Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Bakersfield was not our destination. This was a stopover for us on the way to Kings Canyon & Sequoia National Parks and so there was not much else about Bakersfield that attracted our attention but this hotel was terrific. It has architectural style inside and out and a wry fit out that doesn't take life too seriously. It passed the... More 

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

Our wonderful staff always is focused on excellent guest service. Thank you for staying with us! Matthew General Manager More 

Marbella, Spain
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This was by far the best hotel in our 2-week tour in California. The style, service, food, bed... everything was extraordinary. Our room was huge with great views. It just made us feel home as we walked in. And reasonably priced valet parking and free wifi. An unforgettable stay in Bakersfield!

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

Thank you for staying at Padre, we hope to see you again soon. Matthew General Manager More 

Brisbane, California
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49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Like another reviewer I traded in my chain hotel for this wonderful place and was not disappointed. My husband was leary of this change, however, he loved it once we arrived. We love staying in renovated historical hotels and this one is beautiful. We booked the Head Honcho suite for one night and it was a beautiful room. The bathroom... More 

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

The Padre suites are amazing! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Matthew General Manager More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is a fantastic hotel that I would recommend to anyone passing through Bakersfield for work or pleasure. It has been very tastefully restored and offers a very comfortable level of accommodation. The bar is great with friendly, attentive bar staff and the breakfast cafe is an easy way to start the day. Fantastic restaurant with exceptional food and service... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Conn.
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We found trip advisor had rated this as the top hotel in Bakersfield CA so, when we called for a last minute room, we were very happy that they had a room! The price was great and it exceded our expectations!!! It was modern and newly renovated. When we arrived, we left the car with the valet. As we entered... More 

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

Padre is full of amazing wonderful surprises, looking forward to seeing you again! Matthew General Manager 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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