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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

From the time we checked in outstanding customer service was the norm. We had the best dinner at the Belvadere to drinks rooftop perfect sleep In the stylish clean beyond comfort rooms To all too soon check out and the valets Eli, Joe, and Hector. Thank you so much for making us feel special

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Julia S, thank you for the review! I will be sure to share your compliments with our outstanding valet team. We hope you can visit us again soon!

Piedmont
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I travel weekly for business throughout the weird little towns in California, always on the lookout for an alternative to the Holiday Inn Express, often dissappointed by something like the Ione Hotel and happy when I can find something like the Mission Inn in Riverside or Harris Ranch in Coalinga. I had always assumed there would be nothing in Bakersfield....

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Douglaskorpi, thank you for the review. I'm so happy you found us! We are looking forward to your next visit!

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Our visit began with a touch of heat stroke, that was dealt with by the staff in a unexpectedly professional & caring manner. Despite this hiccup, the remainder of our visit surpassed our expectations. The room , a "Head Honcho" suite on the 6th floor, was the biggest, plushest & best equipped of our 12-hotel California adventure. The high quality...

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Dave S. Thank you for this review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to California, despite the extreme heat! We hope you are well and enjoying the cooler weather across the pond. Cheers!

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I don't leave reviews very often, not really my thing, but my recent stay with the Padre Hotel compelled me to do so. From the friendly staff who checked me in, to the great food and atmosphere of the bar, to the eventual slumber in one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in, my stay was excellent. As...

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Robert! The Padre Team enjoys hearing from our guests. We hope you can visit again and enjoy all of our fun specials this summer!

Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

This hotel is really nice. The exterior and lobby deliver a very contemporary feel and the decor in my room was nice as well. Overall my stay at the Padre was a good one, there were a few caveats that were a little annoying but bearable. So this is my pros and cons list: Pros: - courteous and friendly staff....

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Truong N, thank you for the helpful review. Your feedback regarding the room temperature and the fitness center will be addressed immediately. We appreciate the opportunity for improvement and are happy to hear the rest of your visit went well!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We were pleasantly surprised to find a 4 star hotel in Bakersfield when we were visiting for a wedding! This hotel exceeded expectations! From it's spectacular decor and comfort, to it's amazing service! We also loved that prices were not outrageous and everywhere you went you felt the value- whether that be in the value of the rooms themselves or...

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christina! Thank you for the review and the awesome photos! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Padre. We hope you can come back soon!

Imperial Valley CA
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This is my third trip to the Padre and I really enjoy this hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful, the food is good, the atmosphere is fun and retro chic. The food is moderately priced for a hotel. We enjoyed the outside bar, had a great breakfast in the cafe downstairs and a wonderful dinner in the dining room....

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mtndst, thank you for the review! We always strive to provide the best experience for each guest. We hope you can visit us again soon!

California
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This was our third experience at the Padre Hotel and we enjoyed ourselves once again. From the friendly management and staff to the beautiful décor, comfortable room, nice in-house restaurants and convenient coffee bar, we felt at ease and at home. Since the in-room coffee pods were on back order, complimentary coffee was delivered via room service. And, we also...

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello PK1California, Thank you for the review and the feedback! If you are in the area again, please let me know. I would love to set up your next reservation. 661-427-4900 - Jennifer Johnson

Fresno, California
Reviewed 5 August 2014

You wouldn't expect to find such a gem in downtown Bakersfield, which is hardly a resort destination. Old hotel but beautifully redone. Very tasteful. I was in the Head Honcho room on the third floor. Maybe a little pricey for Bakersfield but a real value in the rest of the World. Terrific bathroom with Jacuzzi and spacious shower. Staff couldn't...

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Executive33, thank you for the review! We hope you can visit us again soon!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2014

First off….sorry so long. Stayed a week (Monday to Friday) …..and I have a lot to say. This is an 80+ year old hotel that has all the elements to be great, but simply falls short on too many issues that should be automatics in the hotel industry. The hotel was easy to find, and easy to get to in...

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Jennifer J, Manager at Padre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Terry C, thank you for the feedback and I'm very sorry we fell short in those areas. I have addressed these items with our team for immediate improvement. These issues are not what we consider as the Padre Standard, so I would love to speak with you personally and invite you for another visit. Please give me a call,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Brimstone
Brimstone
Cuisines: American
Farmacy Cafe
Farmacy Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Brimstone Bar
Brimstone Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 - $335 (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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“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
“Rooms seem quiet, plenty enough space, clean, well decorated”
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