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Motel 6 Bakersfield
Ranked #44 of 63 Hotels in Bakersfield
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Not the best but not the worst Kids might get educated in the wrong way”
Reviewed September 23, 2010

After a long drive and needing to stop and having asked the best price at a hotel a couple of blocks away guess this one cashes in on the high prices elsewhere and told us there were worst in Barsow at the voucher price we paid!??

Rooms were clean with a fridge and microwave but it seems not in all rooms as we were given the keys to check out which rooms had them.

At about 5.30 pm a van drove up to the room next door with an older man and much younger girl who entered the room and shortly after we couldn't fail to hear what appeared to be the head board of the bed next door banging on the adjoining wall.......Shortly after the young girl was picked up by another vehicle and by 6.30 the man left and didn't return. (Work it out for yourself)

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 28, 2010

We stayed here for one night because we had a discount coupon. The check-in clerk was friendly and accepted the coupon without problems. But he did not inform us about check-out time, breakfast times and wifi-codes. However when we asked for the codes we got them and when we came for breakfast (too late..) he still gave us some bread and buns.

The room was decent and clean. It is not the most modern motel, but the things you need are there. The bathroom, carpet and sheets were clean.
Overall the motel was good enough for a night sleep.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
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texas
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Reviewed March 12, 2009

Passing thru town and need some place to over night. Have had good experience with other econolodge motels, but not this one. This is an old run down motel and location is not that great. Front desk at check in was OK. Room had musty smell and carpet was stained and dirty. Thin walls and could hear everything in next room. Even though rate was low at $50 I would not stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled on business
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davidm67, Manager at Motel 6 Bakersfield, responded to this review, February 27, 2010
We have remodeled our Econolodge here in Bakersfield CA just recently. We have had our carpet just very recently shampooed which we continue to do every few months. We also have new staff which is very friendly. We insure you 100% satisfaction for your next stay. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 11, 2008

Stopped here on our way to Vegas as it was cheap and close to the freeway. As night fell though, it became clear that the area was less than savoury, and by around midnight the whole place felt very unsafe. After returning from dinner, we found that the window could not be fastened closed. Alerted the manager, who was only interested in telling us how we should have notified him as soon as we got into the room (what are we, housekeeping??!?). Nevertheless we were moved to a room on the far side of the hotel overlooking an empty parking lot. Inside, the rooms are smelly, shabbily decorated and in bad need of renovation - peeling paintwork, mold and chipped/cracked fixtures are the norm.

We left as early as possible after a poor night's sleep on a very uncomfortable bed. During a 3-week roadtrip and countless motels, this was by far the worst we experienced.

  • Stayed May 2008
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1 Thank kevlondon
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davidm67, Manager at Motel 6 Bakersfield, responded to this review, February 27, 2010
Here at our Econolodge in Bakersfield CA, we have not encountered any mishaps. We ensure you will have a safe stay here we have also remodeled all of our rooms. We also have new staff members that are very friendly. We look forward to seeing you here again soon!
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Santa Clara, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2008

I’ve stayed at a lot of EconoLodges but this was the worst. Our room was really old and shabby. The drawer in the nightstand was broken, the furniture very cheap, the linens sad. Two lightbulbs didn’t work, nor did the advertised wireless Internet. We were not alone; our neighbor was wandering around outside with his laptop trying to find a signal. I didn’t feel safe there, either, with people hanging around outside watching our every move. I didn’t even want to leave our luggage there when we went to dinner. We demanded a refund from the night manager and got it. Moved on to a nicer place.

  • Stayed January 2008
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Cudahy Ca
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2007

Good experience. Had a coupon that the clerk had no trouble honoring. Rooms very clean. Had a good time in the pool. The dinner @ the Mexican food next door was awesome. Stayed at the one in Albequerque a few weeks before and had the same experience. I am planing to stay here in Bakersfield again in the next few days.

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  • Stayed September 2007, traveled as a couple
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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 17, 2006

I believe this is the worst hotel that I have ever stayed in! The night clerk ignored me, leaving me standing at the late check-in window in the dark driveway at 12:30 a.m. We had to ask for a remote control to our television. The rooms were very small and the mattress was falling toward the ground on one side. The drinking water from the sink was off color and cloudy. The swimming pool is located in the front of the hotel, right off of a busy road. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that wants the next step up from a tent and doesn't mind staying in a bad part of town.

  • Stayed September 2006, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Bakersfield

Property: Motel 6 Bakersfield
Address: 350 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93304-1731 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #44 of 63 Hotels in Bakersfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Bakersfield 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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Econo Lodge Bakersfield
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