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Courtyard Bakersfield
Ranked #21 of 63 Hotels in Bakersfield
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

Very nice courtyard with bistro serving a variety of casual food. Nice seating area to enjoy it while watching tv. Clean and well appointed rooms. Excellent value. We will return when passing through again.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

I'm excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Bakersfield Courtyard and hope you return during your next trip to the area.

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Jenny Gatlin
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

We arrived around 9pm on Thursday night for check in, minimal rooms available, we got a "king handicapped room" the shower was a walk in shower, was very clean, the room was cramped due to the king size bed. I described it to my husband that it felt like stuffing Shaquill O'Neil's shoes into an average sized shoe box, he laughed, other than that it was nice. I'd stay here again, the coffee was bitter.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Thank you Suzi B for your most recent comments regarding the hotel. Unfortunately, the layout of the accessible rooms are a bit different than our standard rooms, but I'm glad you got a good nights sleep. The bathroom in those rooms are larger and do have a walk in shower. Please note that Starbucks is available 15 hours per day in the lobby if you would like a different tasting coffee.

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

The people at this hotel were very polite and helpful, and the layout was a standard Courtyard you'd find anywhere else. This hotel is very convenient to the highway, great if you're passing through. The only downside is that it's located a few blocks from a recycling center, so depending on the wind/weather, there's a pretty foul smell outside. This does not affect inside the hotel at all, just outside in the parking lot.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Thank you Lawrencemon for your most recent post and stay at the Bakersfield Courtyard. You are correct in saying we are nicely located and have a great updated and renovated hotel. I have never heard of the issue of the recycling shop down the street but will look into it further.

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Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

The staff at this hotel is friendly and professional. Our stay was very enjoyable. Comfortable, cozy bedding, clean and functional rooms, and friendly, safe, areas for conversating with others are seen throughout the property. Standard Courtyard amenities, which we appreciate and enjoy were included. We enjoyed the updated lobby and bistro area which had great breakfast choices.
Great experience. We plan future stays here as well.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2013

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us in Bakersfield SuzDunlap. We have a great staff that truly enjoys what they do everyday. Please join us again the next time you are in Bakersfield, and know that the Bistro always has great new additions to their menus.

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Jenny Gatlin
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

Loved this hotel. Came at the end of a long drive from Oklahoma and it was very convenient to the freeway. The staff were pleasant and very helpful. We love the new breakfast restaurant where you can get Starbucks and some real food in the morning. You have to pay for it, but it is much better than that pablum you get at Holiday Inn and after sleeping on three mattresses with plastic sheets on them at the Holiday Inn, we are switching our loyalties to the Mariott Suite of Hotels.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2013

Thank you Vickialamo for choosing to stay at the Bakersfield Courtyard. I am from Oklahoma originally and know how long of a drive that can be to California. I'm glad you liked our newly renovated rooms and Bistro in our lobby.

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Jenny Gatlin
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Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night and wanted to take the bed and comforter home. The hotel is clean, comfortable, nicely decorated. We always stay at 5 star hotels but Bakersfield was just a quick stop on business. I found that this courtyard was as nice as places I spend allot more for and are 5 star properties

  • Stayed: October 2013
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2013

Thank you Anna S. for choosing the Bakersfield Courtyard. I'm excited to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 October 2013

Really good hotel located useful for a one night stay over. However if you asked about whether any use for seeing Bakersfield I am afraid i in the dark. No awareness and never felt any coming .I suppose was disappointed their was no attempt to lure me into Bakersfield to see more . Really enjoyed the pool which was welcome even if the locals seemed to consider the weather was cooling - they should try England in September!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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BFLCHGM, General Manager at Courtyard Bakersfield, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Thank you Larry M for your most recent stay at the Bakersfield Courtyard. Being just off the freeway and centrally located in Bakersfield, the hotel is great for a quick stay or even a week. Please know you can always check with the front desk or our GoBoard for local attractions. Please consider us again if you're ever in the area.

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Additional Information about Courtyard Bakersfield

Address: 3601 Marriott Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308-6248
Region: United States > California > Bakersfield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 63 Hotels in Bakersfield
Price Range: £64 - £152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Bakersfield 3*
Number of rooms: 146
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Take travel to the next level at Courtyard Bakersfield. As one of the premier hotels in Bakersfield, California, we invite you to indulge in the perfect mix of comfort and convenience. Enjoy easy access to exciting attractions including Kern River, Lake Isabella, Buck Owens Crystal Palace and Bakersfield Speedway. Back at the hotel, retreat to relaxing accommodations featuring free Wi-Fi, spacious work desks, luxurious bedding, mini refrigerators and plenty of space for the whole family to spread out. When it's time to fuel up for adventures, The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect.® makes mouths water with refreshing morning favorites, as well as specialty Starbucks® beverages. Dinner and evening cocktails are also served on site, giving guests the space to socialize while satisfying their cravings. During downtime, enjoy a brisk workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center, or make a splash in our sparkling outdoor pool. Book your stay today and experience better travel for yourself! ... more   less 
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