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“Clean and comfortable, and the staff was terrific!!!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Porterville
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3 hotel reviews
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“Clean and comfortable, and the staff was terrific!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

This small hotel was exactly what we were looking for, while visiting the Porterville area! Clean, comfortable and relaxing...the staff was helpful and knowledgeable, and the pool was a blast! Wonderful continental breakfast too!

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mkfindustries
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012 via mobile

We encountered a couple of problems during our week long stay. Checked in, showered with cool water. Received note under door boiler had broken and water would be off next day while it was replaced. Okay, room clean with king size bed and sofa. Decided to request discount for first 2 nights. Management readily agreed. Spent next 4 out of 6 days going to front desk every evening asking for items maids failed to leave in room ... Coffee, shampoo, washcloths. Front desk staff always gracious and apologetic. Reported safe in room didn't work on day 2. It was never fixed. Employees working continental breakfast area extremely friendly keeping items well stocked and tables cleaned off. Swimming pool area is clean and surrounded by lovely courtyard filled with rose bushes. Overall, it was quiet at night after 10 pm. Occasionally heard children running upstairs in second floor hallway, but hey, it is summer time. Based on cleanliness --and positive attitude of management we will return.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Krdrury
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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

Ok I called and reserved a room on the phone and realized that the person on the line was new. Obviously no training was given to the employee whatsoever and didn't understand what I was talking about. I told the person that you need more training and better phone etiquette if you want my business, but got rude with me and hung up. I couldn't imagine the queen of england behaving this way. I shall find me another better hotel in Porterville that don't have employees acting this way on the phone.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

My apologies the the Best Western at Porterville for the late follow up to my original review. It was not long after I posted my complaint that I did in fact have a response from the Best Western providing a valid explanation to the lack of response. While the reason itself was poor service on their part, they did sort out my issue efficiently.

My actual visit to the Hotel was a pleasant one, and other than the room being located near a rather noisy ice machine (I subsequently discovered that these are common in American hotels), the visit was a nice one.

The hotel is not particularly modern, but is clean and the staff friendly and accommodating.

Four stars!

Stayed April 2012
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at the this hotel. The rooms were comfortable and clean, we got a great night's sleep. The pool area was spacious and surrounded by a beautiful rose garden. At breakfast there was a very attentive staffer who treated us like royalty. Even though it was self-serve, I left her a tip, just because she made us feel so at home. Also, this is great location for visiting Sequoia and King's Canyon National parks.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Zayix
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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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107 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

Wife and i stayed in mid June and had a very pleasant night. Room was comfortable and clean and staff were friendly. We'd stay again.

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank TheGatesClan
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Twentynine Palms, California
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

The hotel gave me a great rate on a standard double room. The room was clean and well maintained. The parking was free and plenty. I also found their free breakfast to be acceptable although the coffee could have been better. The only issue I had was that their tv only had 17 channels including the hotel info channel. Overall the hotel was good and given the size of the city of porterville I can't complain.

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ccdmgallardo
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Property: BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn
Address: 350 West Montgomery Avenue, Porterville, CA 93257
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Location: United States > California > Porterville
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Porterville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm and inviting staff welcomes you at the BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn. Experience small town hospitality and charm where the local scenery and beauty will captivate you and invite your senses to awake with pine trees and fresh country air. The possibilities of adventure and relaxation will draw you in with a short drive to Sequoia National Park and Yosemite National Park. The BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn is located in the heart of Porterville with easy access to everything. We are less than a half mile from Porterville College and Downtown Porterville. The McDermont Field House and Porterville Municipal Airport is just a few minutes away. The BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn provides both business and leisure travelers a comfortable and pleasant experience. By providing an unsurpassed degree of service, we are dedicated to ensuring our guests the utmost level of comfort. The BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn is a quaint hotel with all the comforts of your home away from home.For an intimate setting, guests can enjoy breakfast each morning in the casual ambiance of our breakfast room. The BEST WESTERN Porterville Inn offers an extended continental breakfast with an abundant variety of fresh items along with "make your own Belgian waffles." Guest can also enjoy the 24-Hour Denny's Restaurant on site. Guests can relax in our outdoor pool, whirlpool, and sun deck. All of our guest rooms feature full granite showers and vanities, television with pay-per-view movies, Nintendo, extended cable channels, and complimentary wireless high speed Internet access, private voicemail, hair dryer, coffee and tea service, and iron and ironing boards. Our new signature bedding includes triple sheet bedding, pillow tops, feather pillows, and soft duvets. Ample parking is always complimentary. ... more   less 
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