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The Kern Lodge

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Reviewed 10 January 2015

We spent 2 nights in "The Meadows" room, a really cool rustic room with a kitchenette and even a private patio. It reminded us of great family cabin memories yet had all the modern day amenities. A suprisingly spacious bathroom and the kitchenette was outfitted with most the essentials. They even had a toaster on the counter for us after...

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review of room 114! Many who have stayed in our rooms with the kitchenettes have found them equipped with most everything; However, should they lack something, we're more than happy to try and supply the kitchenette with whatever is needed. Thank you for bringing it to our attention so that you and future guests may...

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Our group stayed here for one night, in fact we filled the hotel. The rooms were comfortable, clean and well equiped and the staff helpful and obliging. In close proximity was a store, a gas station and a brewhouse.....everything we wanted. We would love to have spent longer here to explore and would definitely return sometime in the future. The...

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review! We hope all of your group enjoyed their time at The Kern Lodge. As you said, there are many conveniences nearby, including the Pizza Barn right down the street! Across the bridge (a quick drive from our Lodge) is the central shopping center! If you didn't get a chance to see all the shops,...

Oxnard, California
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My family and I stayed two nights, we stayed at the kern river room, the room was more then I expected, the staff was great, friednly and helpful. we enjoyed our stay and will for sure be staying there again.

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, we're happy to have read about your stay in the Kern River Room! We're also glad to hear our staff matched in quality as we're always trying our very best at The Kern Lodge to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Thank you again for your review, we look forward to seeing you in the future! Thank you,...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 January 2015

My wife and I stayed in room 201 for five wonderful nights. Our room was spacious and completely upgraded with full kitchen, washer/dryer, L-shaped pullout couch that seats 5+, and a 60 inch LCD TV. The room also had nice wood panelling which gave it a "lodgy" ambience and the bedroom had a seperate LCD TV in addition to the...

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, we are very happy to read your review for room 201! You have described it to a T, even mentioning the wifi performance! We hope that if you visit Kernville in the future, you stay with us again. We're always improving The Kern Lodge! Thank you, Caitlin Marketing Manager

Sussex
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Only had an overnight stop at this motel but the owners made us really welcome. We shared a lodge which consisted of lounge/diner/two bedrooms and large bathroom. Everything was clean and in good condition. There is a store nearby for groceries and a few places to eat out. It was a place that we good have easily stayed for longer.

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, We're very happy to hear you had a good time at The Kern Lodge! We also appreciate the location tip about the Sierra Gateway Market next door. With the quality of our Lodge as you described, we hope you come back for a longer stay with us in the future! Thank you for your review! Thank you, Caitlin Marketing...

Cicero
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Not sure where to start. The buildings are immaculately maintained, there is a fire pit area for family/group events and outdoor swimming pool, wheather permitting. Did I say that this hotel shows the pride of ownership?. All of the walls, doors and other woodwork are exquisitely lacquered and beautiful. Most rooms have a fridge and some sport a full kitchenette....

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, This was a wonderful review with so many details! The only thing we wish to clarify is that all of our rooms come with a mini-fridge (among other amenities), and the bigger rooms have a full-sized refrigerator. There is one major thing our staff truly appreciates that you brought up: Pride of Ownership! We're very much like family and...

Reviewed 6 October 2014

51 of us pre booked our rooms and it was a pleasant surprise the rooms were clean and well maintained the down side for me was the fact that there was no hot water in my room and very low water pressure ... After a long hot day riding my motorcycle the shower was needed. My wife and I suffered...

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KernLodgeSue, Marketing Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, I'm very sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with the shower in room 106. I have been informed that the Front Desk was never contacted about this issue; therefore, it was not resolved. Had our staff have known about this problem, I assure you that we would have handled it as soon as possible. We hope...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This place was transported straight out of the 1950s. A charming little motel that has been immaculately maintained. Comfortable bed, quiet a/c, a nice little front stoop swing to drink your coffee in the morning. The Brewery restaurant next door has fantastic beer and solid American food. It was my favorite place we stayed in our long tour of California,...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Nice mountain room. Pine walls and comfy beds with a swing on the deck! We rode motorcycles there so as soon as we arrived we jumped in the pool and enjoyed cooling off!! The staff was very nice and helped us find places to eat closeby. It was great!

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Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My buddies and I stayed here for a weekend in July. We stayed in room 110 which accommodated 8-10 people. From the outside, you wouldn't think that this room was big, let alone accommodate 8 people. Boy, we were wrong. This room was like a second home. You walk in to a huge living area with couches, flat-screen tv, and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kern Lodge is located in the heart of Kernville, just minutes from the wild and scenic Kern River! We have a Pool, a Park w/BBQs and Fire Pit, a Game Room and a giant outdoor set of Chess & Checkers! Our rooms range from a single queen, all the way to a master suite! Check out website for full details! All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kern Lodge

Address: 67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range: $142 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Kern Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Rooms near the pool are noisier in the afternoon.”
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“Ask for a room with a kitchenette, and that is located away from the local brew pub, which is across the street.”
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