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The Kern Lodge

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We stayed at the Kern Lodge Sunday night. We had driven about 5 hours to get our son to summer camp in the area, and it was too dark to drive back home through the winding canyon. We had no idea where to stay. We...More

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Response from KernLodgeSue, Owner at The Kern LodgeResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for the great review! I remember you well. You and your husband looked so tired that I just wanted to make sure you had a quiet room with a comfy bed. Glad it was appreciated :) Please come see us again sometime when...More

Reviewed 13 June 2015

We called a few days before Memorial weekend not expecting to get a room but luckily they had one. We only live 1.5 hours away but it's nice getting away sometimes sans children in the lower mtns. The Kern Lodge was great, pleasant people, nice...More

Thank Joe A
Response from KernLodgeSue, Owner at The Kern LodgeResponded 15 July 2015

What a great review! Thank you. We try to get people from Ridgecrest to come more often to Kernville. So close and yet a world away. Having grown up in Ridgecrest and vacationed in the Kern River Valley most of my younger years, I can...More

Reviewed 8 June 2015

We stayed at Kern Lodge June 5/6, 2015 as part of a larger group on a cycling trip. If you are looking for a luxurious hotel then you are probably looking in the wrong town and need to re-set your expectations. The Kern Lodge is...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Response from KernLodgeSue, Owner at The Kern LodgeResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for your review. I appreciate that you considered the Kern Lodge a good place to stay while visiting Kernville. Hopefully when you come again we can continue to improve and hopefully get a few more stars on your future review. :)

Reviewed 28 May 2015

I stayed at the Kern Lodge for a few days in April. The scenery, the location and even the rooms weren't too bad. My issue was with the poor management and condescending hotel receptionist, Glo. My friend and I were super polite and excited to...More

Thank Jessica F
Response from KernLodgeSue, General Manager at The Kern LodgeResponded 1 June 2015

Hello, I wanted to let you know that I deeply apologize from the bottom of my heart for the way I handled things during your stay. I believe it to be in my nature to meet expectations as this has been a first where I...More

Reviewed 28 May 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay here. The king bed was SO comfortable and the sheets were soft and luxurious! We had fun playing pool in the game room. The ladies at the front desk were very nice. You can tell the owners have worked...More

Thank Ruth W
Response from KernLodgeSue, Owner at The Kern LodgeResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for your review. You are so correct that my neighbor, the Brewery, is rather noisy. I am in the process of trying to "noise proof" my upper rooms, without asking the Brewery to be quiet! I did want to tell you the the...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$ 107 - US$ 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$ 107 - US$ 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Response from Jimmy M | Reviewed this property |
The whole staff is very friendly/accomodating. As for rooms, I'd recommend 111 (sequoia tree), 113 (Manzanita) or if you want some more space there is rooms 110 (kern river) or the 301(the duplex). Those are all options with... More
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"Pick a room with nobody on the other side if you can"
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"Manzanita was lovely, perfect for a family of four. There's lots of variety."
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