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Padre Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times and each one, i enjoy Padre a lot. Go to the bar and have a meal on lobby level. Always full with great people around. Padre is a NYC type of place. I even thank them for the liquid gel i use to shower. H2O from Carolina Herrera....best of best

Thank rhmejia
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello rhmejia, thank you for your review! We certainly appreciate your loyal patronage and will continue to 'WOW' with each visit. Our Brimstone bar and Prairie Fire lounge definitely have fun crowds, which makes the atmosphere of each space that much more enjoyable. See you again! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This was my stay after my wedding and it become an unforgettable night because is the perfect suite for a honey moon, you can see the city from the whole room and from the bed, the restroom was one of my favorites because it was spacious and it has a spa, a separate toilet and stand up two people shower....

Thank 698monicav
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello 698monicav- first off, congratulations on your recent marriage! Your review is very much appreciated and we are so happy to have been a part of your special occasion. We hope you can visit us again. Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson

Huntington Beach, CA
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My sis and I decided to search for wildflowers this weekend. We planned Saturday in the Antelope Valley and Sunday at Carrizo Plain, so Bakersfield seemed like a good overnight stop. It also gave me a chance to check out the Padre Hotel, which had intrigued me ever since I heard about its renovation. Wow. This hotel is not just...

1Thank TGP67
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for the review TGP67! Your experience sounds like it was a lot of fun and I'm so glad the Padre and our team were able to be a part of that. The other EDS properties are also just as beautiful, unique, and detailed and I definitely recommend checking them out and of course, returning for another visit...

Reviewed 10 March 2017

We visited The Padre a few days ago and were really happy we made the stop. It was recommended by few of my friends and co-workers. We been to a few restaurants/hotels and by far The Padre has been one of the best ones. As we pulled in, we were greeted by valet. Navee helped us and took care of...

Thank CCSmithster
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello CCSmithster, Thank you for the review, and all of the compliments to our wonderful team. I have shared your review with the Padre team and appreciate you mentioning the outstanding service provided by Navi, Erick, and Daisy throughout your time here. They are certainly rock stars who bring guest service to a whole new level, and it's great to...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Love, love, love this beautiful hotel! The hotel is in a great location but you won't even want to leave. Our room and bathroom was huge and very high-end. The Brimstone is a great place to unwind...delicious food and drinks with a super fun atmosphere! We also loved breakfast at Farmacy Cafe before hitting the road. I'm excited to go...

Thank aarcher_stash
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi aarcher_stash, Thank you for the review, and for your compliments towards the team and accommodations. We love to hear that our guests don't want to leave, and I look forward to your next visit. Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a great, modern-vintage hotel. We stayed here for our honeymoon and have stayed overnight almost every year since. It has great eating options and the rooms are excellent! Clean, comfortable, really nice amenities!! We often opt for the Padre instead of overnight at the coast--it provides the relaxing and refreshing feeling of a getaway without the long drive!

Thank MrsFaber
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello MrsFaber, Thank you so much for the review. It is a great honor to be your choice of accommodations for such special occasions. We love being a part of our guests' journeys and when we become a destination for rest and refreshment we know we are doing something right! Cheers! Jennifer Johnson

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I recently stopped at the Padre hotel with our friends from France. Cole at the Valet was super friendly & helpful! The hotel is super chic and the rooms are beautiful! Love the wallpaper! We are looking forward to visiting again!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for the review. Cole is a wonderful asset to the Padre Hotel team and I appreciate hearing about your experience. I will definitely share these compliments with the team. I hope you can visit us again soon! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson

Ashland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel several times, and always love it. It has beautiful Art Deco architecture, but has been remodeled to be beautiful, modern and very cool. The rooms are big and spacious, with comfy robes and all the amenities. The food is terrific, and service is great. I really think this is the best hotel along the I-5...

Thank Gitti L
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Gitti, Thank you for your review! We love hearing about our guests' experiences and I'm very pleased that you were able to enjoy our luxury amenities and the delicious food served in both the Belvedere Room and Brimstone Bar. Please don't hesitate to visit us anytime you're traveling down the I-5! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson

Reviewed 2 February 2017

On our trip from AZ to OR we decided to stay here (with the pups). It was a last minute decision and we purchased this hotel while eating dinner on the road. Great decision! I've stayed at other hotels in Bakersfield and this so far is my favorite! The rooms reminded me of the Hard Rock hotel in how they...

Thank Erinbee00
Jennifer J, General Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Erinbee00, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, and for your generous compliments. We are the only 4 Diamond hotel in Bakersfield and are very proud to offer luxury accommodations, high end service, and an overall enjoyable experience to each of our guests. I hope you visit us again soon. Cheers! Jennifer Johnson

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Highly highly recommend this hotel. I don't remember the young lady's name that checked us in the evening of Jan. 12th but she was awesome! She was friendly and polite and made us feel welcomed. The entire staff was great. They welcomed our fur babies which is always a plus for us as these are the type of businesses we...

Thank 498shirleyp
Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 498shirleyp, Thank you so much for the review and the compliments on our team and restaurant. We LOVE seeing fur babies and consider it one of the highlights of the job! I am so happy that you enjoyed your first stay with us and am looking forward to your future visits! Best Wishes, Jennifer Johnson

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Cuisines: American
Farmacy Cafe
Farmacy Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Brimstone Bar
Brimstone Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range: $169 - $345 (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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“We were on the 5th floor overlooking the outdoor bar which was closed. Could be noisy on that side of the hotel when the bar is open.”
pvfamily, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For Ghosts try the 7th floor”
SusanVM, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We love the Head Honcho suites.”
MrsFaber, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Doggy potty spots require a walk!”
Erinbee00, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Limited choices if you want twin beds -- but encountered no issues with noise.”
rmt1354, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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