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Historic Downtowner Inn

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was hoping that the "HISTORIC" Downtowner would be old but quaint and "HISTORIC". Sometimes things are old and if old enough, can be quaint and historically charming. This place is neither quaint nor charming. It's just old. In the bathroom the lights above the sink were completely missing two of the six bulbs available, the next three were burned... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here last minute, via booking.com, it looked lovely online, but when we arrived it was a different story. The reception stank of a mixture of sweat, food and god knows what else, our cards were declined a number of times before finally working, the lift was broken (although the staff said we would be fine to use it).Erm no,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

this was honestly the worst night we had during our 3 weeks road trip. The first room we were given was dirty. Stains and hair in the bed, insect and red paint or something on the floor in the bathroom. We fortunately had another room, that smelt cigaret, walls are paper thin and our neighboor watched TV from 8pm to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for a cheap place to stay around Bakersfield before continuing our road trip. This abominable place came up on hotels.com, only that the overall ratings were rather good. I wish I had bothered to open trip advisor or yelp to read them. To be fair, I have to say that the lady at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I was pleased when I walked into the lobby, to see A nice friendly face Pam the night clerk was very helpful. The price was great. I did not expect the room to be so great because of the price. The room was A good size and comfortable. It had a coffee maker And coffee, witch was nice, free WiFi,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The desk lady Pam was sweet. She offered and, carried my bags to my room. The room was nice, the bed was just right for me. I enjoyed my stay there very much. I will stay there again if and, when I return to Bakersfield.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

most comfortable king bed i ever slept on modern and updated new owners great staff clean towels large windows for plenty of sun to see your work parking private close to center of town and freeways plenty of peace stay one night and you will be hooked tea available during day

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

1. The young man on the front desk (sept 23rd around 5pm) was amazing, he is totally wasted on this hotel, should get work in one of the larger better class hotels. 2. Reasonable sized room , not much lighting so cannot vouch for carpet etc, sheets looked clean, bed was very firm. On the day of checking out a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

I am pleasantly surprised by this establishment. I arrived into town earlier than expected for my reservation, which they were able to work with and made my day much easier. The staff was very helpful, and made sure that I was happy with my stay. Great service!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as a stop on our road trip. Close to restaurants and freeway. Excellent and courteous staff! Will stay here on our troops in the future. Breakfast was a bonus. #####################################

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast: Belgian Waffles, assorted breads, pastries, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy etc. served daily. Free WiFi and cable. Clean and comfortable rooms with modern baths. MOST comfortable beds in town!! Outdoor pool and sundeck on ground level, patio with tables and chairs on the second floor, free covered parking. Large Courtyard, able to practice sports. We have a conference room that can hold up to 20 people. Within walking distance of entertainment venues, several eateries and across the street from Starbucks. We are within minutes of the new Maya Theater, fine dining downtown, Rabobank Arena, Fox Theater and Spotlight Theaters, Westchester Lanes etc. Grocery shopping approx 1 mile We are 100% Non Smoking and we are Pet Friendly for service animals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Downtowner Inn

Address: 1301 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5433 (Formerly GuestHouse International Inn & Suites)
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range: $49 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Historic Downtowner Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
International Inn Bakersfield
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