The Padre Hotel - Bakersfield

1702 18Th Street, Bakersfield, United States, 93301  show map
 3 stars
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The Padre Hotel - Bakersfield

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Overview

Padre is a 3-star sophisticated hotel offering a modern accommodation within easy reach of Kern County Museum, Crystal Palace and Museum and McMurtry Aquatic Center. Founded in 1928, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

The Padre Hotel lies in the center of Bakersfield. The property is set within 1 km distance from Bakersfield city center.

The hotel is set next to a theater, a palace and a museum.

Bakersfield Amtrak train station lies within a 15-minute walk. The property is 10 minutes' drive from Meadows Field airport.

Rooms

The Padre Hotel features rooms with a modern-style interior that come with TV, a seating area, a personal safe, a storage space and climate control for a pleasant stay in Bakersfield. For more comfort a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub are provided.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the saloon. There is an onsite Brimstone bar to relax in. Mama Roomba offers Caribbean, Cuban and contemporary meals and lies within 150 meters of the property.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

An elevator, a car park and a safety deposit box along with a slide projector, a conference room and a video projector are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

A fitness centre and a gym are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at USD 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   112.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa lounge

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib USD 20
Children above
2 years or adults
Extra bed USD 20
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1702 18Th Street, Bakersfield, United States, 93301

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City Center
  • Bakersfield
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bakersfield Amtrak
    1.3 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Belvedere (cuisine: Contemporary)
    30 m
  • The Mark (cuisine: American)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    112

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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The Padre Hotel photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Facilities for disabled
Room Description:

Standard|One King Bed, Accessible (Maverick Room)

The Padre Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Train stations

  • Bakersfield Amtrak1.2 km

Convention centers

Sport related

Amusement

  • Amf Westchester Bowl1.2 km

Stadiums

  • Strongbow Stadium1.5 km

Museums

  • Buena Vista Museum-Natural300 m
  • Kern County Museum2.1 km
  • Crystal Palace2.2 km

Parks

  • Kern County Parks and Recreation1.1 km

Halls

  • Fox Theater100 m
  • Masonic Lodge200 m
  • Woman's Club of Bakersfield300 m
  • Bayou600 m
  • Bakersfield Racquet Club900 m
  • Arthritis Association Adaptive1.9 km

Universities, Institutes

  • University of la Verne200 m
  • California Pacific School-Law200 m
  • Point Loma Nazarene University300 m
  • Fresno Pacific University400 m
  • Employers' Training Resource1.0 km
  • Bakersfield College of Beauty1.1 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Inland Eye and Tissue Bank300 m
  • Mercy Hospital600 m
  • Child and Adolescent Ctr700 m
  • San Joaquin Community Hospital700 m
  • San Joaquin Family Birth Ctr800 m
  • Bakersfield Heart Hospital2.0 km
  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital2.1 km

Local attractions

  • Camelot Park1.7 km
    1251 Oak Street, Bakersfield
  • Peacocks at Hart Park13.2 km
    River Rd, Bakersfield
  • Kern County Museum2.0 km
    3801 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield
  • California Area Living Museum 13.8 km
    10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield

Near the hotel

  • Buena Vista Museum of Natural History320 m
    2018 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield
  • McMurtry Aquatic Center1.1 km
    1325 Q Street, Bakersfield
  • Crystal Palace and Museum980 m
    Bakersfield, CA

Restaurants nearby

  • Belvedere30 m

    Address: 1702 18th STREET

    84% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Farmacy Cafe70 m

    Address: The Padre Hotel

    68% likes this, based on 32 reviews

  • Mama Roomba120 m

    Address: 1814 Eye Street
    Phone: 661 322-6262

    64% likes this, based on 70 reviews
    Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

  • The Mark80 m

    Address: 1623 19th St.

    64% likes this, based on 42 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Goose Loonies Sports Cafe80 m

    Address: 1623 19th St.
    Phone: 661.631.1242

    71% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Greek

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    112
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The Padre Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Padre Hotel

Average guest rating

9.0out of 10
Superb
Based on 30 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.0
Value
8.5
Rooms
9.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.4

    Good ambiance. Nice room. Good meal and bar facilities.

    No easy on site parking, No guest computer for those who did not have their own with them.

  • Single
    9.6

    It is very luxurious, a great bed, nice thick towels, and very good service. The staff were very friendly. The food was outstanding, much better than I expected.

    The lighting in the bathroom was quite dim. I did not like having to pay extra for coffee to be delivered in the morning. They might consider putting in those little convenient coffee pots.

  • Single
    8.8

    Clean Room

    On the 6th floor in my room I could feel the music from downstairs in the club through my pillow. Hotel probably makes more in the club than you do from the rooms. but something to think about. Also when the crowd got out at 1:30am the noise was too much from the street. i would book rooms on the opposite side of the hotel from the "front" of the hotel on Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The bed and pillows were super comfortable, the look and design of the whole hotel down to the details was well-thought out and very attractive. It is easily the most stylish and happening spot in Bakersfiedl.

    While the cost of the room was reasonable considering how nice the room and place was, I felt like the hotel nickels and dimes you on anything extra. If you want coffee or a newspaper, it's an extra five dollars. They have valets greet you to take your car, but that's 10 dollars added to your account when parking isn't that hard to find around the hotel. When you get petty over little items, that takes away from the luxury feel.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Splendid remake. Exquisite description of the hotel's history. Great, humorous style.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Lovely Art Deco Hotel in Luxurious surroundings.

    Not a complaint. Just an observation. We arrived from la at 1.30pm and wereasked to sit in the lobby until 3.30pm, until our room was ready. I know we were early, which is initself absurd, but the staff didnt even offer to mind our bags while we went to the bar, so we sat for 2 hours in the lobby.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Stayed in this hotel as an overnighter to break up drive from Yosemite to Las Vegas. It's a contemporary haven in a large industrial town. The rooms were fab - large with well designed bathrooms and comfy beds. Facilities on site such as bars and grill excellent. Did'nt try the restaurant but looked fab and reasonably priced for it's upmarket look and menu. Valet parking was efficient and friendly. Has a quirky history which I liked.

    Can't fault the hotel - loved it but it is in a city off the tourist trail. If you need to go to Bakersfield this should be top of your list of places to stay - may not be the cheapest room you can get in Bakersfield but for quality and style well priced.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Room was spacious and airy and light.

    Parking fee. Dark bathroom...needs more lighting.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Padre is a beatifully renovated vintage hotel in a rural city. Very pleasant, great service, very good food.

    The windows of the room could not be opened.

  • Older travelers
    9.0

    I love the staff they are amazing! The food is good also. The decor of the Hotel is great.

    The Padre is a great Hotel but a few minor details could make it better. One is to have housekeeping make sure everything is in working order before guest check-in, We have stayed there 4 or 5 times in the last 2 months all but one time the phones were not working properly or at all. The rooms are beautiful but some of them do not have phones by the bed which would make it more convenient.Also, having movies to rent on TV would be really nice. We travel alot and these are some things we really look for in a Hotel. Also, in some of the rooms the airconditioning is not that great. A workout room would be nice on premises too! The prices are a little high I think for Bakersfield.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Noise. It was more like a night club/bar with rooms rather than a hotel. Smoking outside the main entrance upon arrival that was most offputting. All staff came across as inexperienced. Hotel corridors should be closely monitored for noise & people using bar & the night club. From a previous stay & complaint staff should ensure that any further actions re; room requirements etc are met.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Small and comfortable. Close to event. Friendly service.

    Phone not close to bed. No Adult channels. Some noise at night. Up on the 8th floor sounded like a racing car was passing by

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Hotel reeks with luxury and design elements. The restaurants.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    pretty room and nice staff!

    WE were not informed that there is a VERY loud DISCO at the bottom of the hotel that literally shakes the rooms until after 2am EVERY Saturday and FRIDAY nights. NOT ROMANTIC!

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Noise. It was more like a night club/bar with rooms rather than a hotel. Smoking outside the main entrance upon arrival that was most offputting. All staff came across as inexperienced. Hotel corridors should be closely monitored for noise & people using bar & the night club. From a previous stay & complaint staff should ensure that any further actions re; room requirements etc are met.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Padre Hotel - Bakersfield Bakersfield location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1702 18Th Street, Bakersfield, United States, 93301

Get directions
City Center
  • Bakersfield
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bakersfield Amtrak
    1.3 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Belvedere (cuisine: Contemporary)
    30 m
  • The Mark (cuisine: American)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    112