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“Charming room and charming hosts” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Kern Lodge

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The Kern Lodge
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Kernville
Certificate of Excellence
Simi valley, United States
2 reviews
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“Charming room and charming hosts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

The lodge was very nice. Clean, warm and cozy and the staff were all friendly and helpful. I love the 2 big poodles who also live there. There is a patio with swings, a barbecue and a place to clean fish. Close to a great market and restaurant. The pool was refreshing and has a view of the beautiful mountains in the area. i plan to take the whole family back there soon.

Room Tip: We got the smallest, best price and really cute!
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

This is a great little town to visit. A lot of activities nearby and a great Brewery next door. The Kern lodge was very clean and definitely a value. I also appreciate the friendly staff. We will definitely be back

Room Tip: We went with the rooms that had a basic kitchenette and the room size was perfect for a couple with...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Clayton, North Carolina
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

LOVED this quaint hotel in Kernville. The room isn't big but it has everything you need, Including fabulously soft linens and monogrammed towels! It was quiet and was perfect for our drive into Sequoia and the Trail of 100 Giants. The restaurant next door was also very good! Would give the Kern Lodge 5 stars for cleanliness, special touches and a nice staff! Still a bit cool in April to use the pool.

Room Tip: Loved the room we were in. First one on the end! King size bed!
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Brussels + Amsterdam
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

We only stayed one night at the Kernville Lodge on our way from Death Valley to Mariposa (Yosemite). There's a pool (freezing cold water but that's what we needed after exploring the desert) and huge outdoors chess and checkers games. Our Indian themed room was quite spacious. We especially enjoyed having dinner at the microbrewery next door.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

everything about this place seems perfect. especially the staff, which is very very friendly and understanding! we will do our best to visit this place for a longer time than this time next. let's hope it's gonna be very soon! din't miss this place

Stayed March 2014
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Creston, California
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

Just a quick overnight stay but think it may turn into many more. My first time to Kernville, and I guarantee anytime I go back or through this will be first on my list of places to stay. Great place w/ great service. Highly recommend!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank Shawn C
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

Love the Kern Lodge for several reasons. The place has many room options to fit your needs and budget, the owner and staff members are super friendly, every room we have ever stayed in has been nice (really enjoy rooms 203 (has larger bathroom) and 204 (has cool little front yard area). The resident dogs (Rocky, and they just rescued another one, think its name is Rollin) are very friendly and just wonder around the property. And finally, I love the location. It is right next to KRBC (kern river brewing company) and right up the street from the Pizza Barn. These are the two reasons we come up the hill from Bakersfield every couple of months and have made the Kern Lodge our go to hotel.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: The Kern Lodge
Address: 67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
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Region: United States > California > Kernville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Kernville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — The Kern Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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 
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