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Bakersfield hotels

Located on the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, Bakersfield is known for its country music roots, earning it the distinction of being California's "Country Capital." Thousands flock to the Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in search of the distinctive Bakersfield sound. It is also the home of California State University. As a major city, visitors have a wide selection of hotels in Bakersfield to choose from, including luxury suites, corporate rooms and budget lodging.

Bakersfield Quick Picks and Tips

Major Points of Interest

Bakersfield is well known for Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, a country music concert venue created by its legendary namesake. Another well-known attraction hotels Bakersfield guests can visit is the California Living Museum in northeastern Bakersfield, home to several rare and endangered animals.


The Kern County Fairgrounds regularly holds events such as the Annual Scottish Games and Gathering, courtesy of the Kern County Scottish Society. Guests at Bakersfield hotels may also attend the Bakersfield Jazz Festival at the California State University.


Bakersfield has a generous selection of Basque restaurants. Narducci's, Noriega's, Mama Roomba's and Woolgrowers are just a small sample of local restaurants with plenty of flair and reasonable prices.


East Hills Mall along Highway 178 and Valley Plaza on Ming Avenue provide Bakersfield visitors with plenty of indoor shopping. The Promenade area along Rosedale Highway offers a collection of major retailers such as the World Market and Pier 1.


Racing fans can attend a full season of racing events at the Bakersfield Speedway on North Chester Avenue, touted as the oldest motor racetrack in California.

Recently Rated Bakersfield Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Vagabond Inn Bakersfield North
2.8 / 5
15 reviews
2 stars $46
Garden Suites Inn Bakersfield
2.9 / 5
9 reviews
2 stars $69
Doubletree Hotel Bakersfield
3.6 / 5
49 reviews
3 stars $89
Courtyard by Marriott Bakersfield
3.7 / 5
19 reviews
3 stars $99
Hotel Rosedale
3.4 / 5
60 reviews
3 stars $69
Clarion Hotel Bakersfield
3.6 / 5
9 reviews
3 stars $109
Quality Inn & Suites Bakersfield
3.3 / 5
42 reviews
2 stars $55
Holiday Inn Express BAKERSFIELD
3.9 / 5
49 reviews
3 stars $83
Travelodge Bakersfield
2.9 / 5
46 reviews
2 stars $42
Padre Hotel
4.3 / 5
41 reviews
4 stars $124

Featured Bakersfield Hotels

From $84

1 Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center

3 stars
4.1 / 5 54 reviews

801 Truxtun Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

The Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Bakersfield. Unique amongst hotels in Bakersfield, we are a full-service Bakersfield convention... More

Great experience!
Hotel was very nice for the money and located next to the convention center. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend for anyone.
Jan 22, 2015
From $55

2 Quality Inn & Suites Bakersfield

2 stars
3.3 / 5 42 reviews

4500 Buck Owens Boulevard Map

Newly renovated March, 2008. The Quality Inn and Suites is located in close proximity to the premier entertainment venue in Bakersfield, Buck Owens Crystal Palace. Offering beautifully appointed... More

In town get AWAY!
I like staying in this hotel not only does it offer a great price but it's located in a good area where it's quiet although it's by the Fwy it's quiet! It's also next to bar/club restaurant even...
Feb 11, 2015
From $93

3 Extended Stay America - Bakersfield - Chester Lane

3 stars
2.4 / 5 12 reviews

3600 Chester Ln Map

At Extended Stay America, only 2.5 miles from Bakersfield, guests find a friendly home away from home whether they stay a day, a week or a month. Fully equipped kitchens in each of our 80 spacious... More

Bad experience
Rude staff not friendly at all treats guests terrible and unfair never would stay there again
Nov 21, 2014
From $57

4 La Quinta Inn Bakersfield South

3 stars
3.2 / 5 95 reviews

3232 Riverside Dr Map

NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics. The La Quinta Inn Bakersfield South offers easy access to many... More

Don't stay here
This is the worst hotel I have stayed at in recent memory. The neighborhood is NOT nice. There is what seems like a residential motel across the street. There were two roaches roaming the walkway...
Dec 6, 2014
From $69

5 Hotel Rosedale

3 stars
3.4 / 5 60 reviews

2400 Camino del rio ct. Map

Property is centrally located in the downtown Bakersfield and Rabobank Arena is approximately 2.5 miles west of those attractions. Also, many fine dining locations are within a mile of hotel's... More

Business Trip
I love the hotel and all the amenities. I just stay for 1 night, it was a business trip but I would love to go back, very relaxing, friendly staff. I enjoy a lot of the Jacuzzi and the pool, both...
Feb 18, 2015
From $132

6 Holiday Inn Express & Suites BAKERSFIELD CENTRAL

3 stars
4.2 / 5 18 reviews

3001 Buck Owens Boulevard Map

Bakersfield Hotel's Guests Enjoy Great Outdoors Resting midway between Los Angeles and Fresno, the Holiday Inn Express® Bakersfield Central hotel's location is ideal for all travelers. In addition... More

Good location, comfortable rooms, breakfast
My second stay here, visiting family. Good location for Westside and North of the river visiting. Just off Highway 99 freeway. Very nice rooms, good breakfast, helpful staff (they greeted me by...
Jan 26, 2015
From $67

7 Ramada Limited Bakersfield North

3 stars
3.1 / 5 37 reviews

828 Real Road Map

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Conveniently located off Highway 99, this Ramada Limited Bakersfield North hotel is near Meadowsfield Airport, prehistoric fossils at the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, the collection of... More

Great hotel for the value
The room is large as well as the bathroom. Very clean! Has a pool and hot tub. Breakfast included in the price. Friendly staff. Will come back when we visit again.
Apr 19, 2014
From $89


3 stars
3.5 / 5 34 reviews

700 Truxtun Avenue Map

Save 20% on your stay

Discover this full-service Bakersfield, California hotel providing convenient access to key area attractions including the Bakersfield Speedway, the Rabo Bank Arena and Yosemite National Park.... More

it was a great stay ever
It was the best stay ever it was nice clean and beautiful
Dec 29, 2014
From $62

9 Super 8 Bakersfield/Central

2 stars
2.7 / 5 3 reviews

901 Real Rd. Map

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Welcome to Super 8 Bakersfield, CA. The 2 diamond AAA approved property is easily accessible from Highway 99 north and south. The property has a outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, elevator,... More

nice place to stay
conveniently located, near a few places to eat and get coffee. I have stayed there more than once, and I would go back.
Apr 28, 2014
From $71

10 Extended Stay America - Bakersfield - California Avenue

2 stars
3.0 / 5 28 reviews

3318 California Ave Map

At Extended Stay America, only 1.5 miles from Bakersfield, guests find a friendly home away from home whether they stay a day, a week or a month. Fully equipped kitchens in each of our 120 spacious... More

Clean & Cheap
Good, clean, inexpensive place to stay. There are a number of restaurants in the area.
Jul 2, 2014
From $124

11 Padre Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 41 reviews

1702 18th Street Map

Bakersfield's only luxury boutique hotel, the Padre Hotel opened February 2010. Located downtown just blocks from the Bakersfield Convention Center, Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield Governmental... More

The only thing going on in Bakersfield :)
This hotel is great if you're headed to Bakersfield and don't want to be bored. There's not much to do in the surrounding city/area, but everything you need is in the hotel. They have a coffee bar,...
Jan 27, 2015
From $67

12 Ramada Limited Bakersfield Central

3 stars
2.3 / 5 8 reviews

830 Wible Rd Map

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Ramada Limited Bakersfield Central hotel is located in Bakersfield, California with 53 beautifully appointed guestrooms. Our hotel offers free high speed wireless internet, fitness center, free... More

Good Hotel
Great location was very close to where we needed to be and awesome staff.
Jul 9, 2014
From $89

13 Doubletree Hotel Bakersfield

3 stars
3.6 / 5 49 reviews

3100 Camino Del Rio Court Map

Signature chocolate chip cookie at check-in

The Doubletree Hotel Bakersfield, situated two hours north of Los Angeles at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, is Bakersfield's premier, full service hotel. Our freshly renovated, award... More

Gave us wrong key to begin with for room. Heat /Air conditioning didn't work. Had to go back down to front desk and bring credit card again for incedentals because they didn't seipe first time.
Jan 18, 2015
From $99

14 Courtyard by Marriott Bakersfield

3 stars
3.7 / 5 19 reviews

3601 Map

Rate includes breakfast

The Courtyard Bakersfield offers state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location for business and leisure travelers. Guests of our renovated Bakersfield, CA, hotel will enjoy complimentary... More

Overnight stay
Stayed here for one night over Thanksgiving. Was quiet, clean, and perfectly met our expectations. Would stay here again.
Feb 23, 2015
From $109

15 Clarion Hotel Bakersfield

3 stars
3.6 / 5 9 reviews

3540 Rosedale Hwy Map

Plugged into today's travel needs, the Clarion Hotel in Bakersfield, CA is generating a revolution in hospitality. Ideally located in the Sierra Foothills of the San Joaquin Valley, our Bakersfield... More

This place was okay...nothing spectacular and I'm sure you can get something better with less amount of money.
Feb 12, 2015
From $46

16 Vagabond Inn Bakersfield North

2 stars
2.8 / 5 15 reviews

6100 Knudsen Dr. Map

Vagabond Inn Bakersfield (North) is conveniently located near Highway 99, Highway 58, and a short distance from the I-5 Freeway. We are minutes from Downtown Bakersfield and the Bakersfield... More

My stay here at the vagabond hotel was a great experience and probably one of the best hotels I've been in awhile and I've been living in hotels since November. So thank you for a great experience.
Mar 2, 2015
From $90

17 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites BAKERSFIELD

4 stars
4.1 / 5 25 reviews

3927 Marriott Drive Map

The Holiday Inn & Suites Hotel , Bakersfield, CA welcomes you to our incredible San Joaquin Valley Accommodations. Located off Highway 99, the Holiday Inn & Suites Bakersfield a full-service hotel... More

Great value for travelers
It was our last stop on our cross country move to California and it was a great spot for a full night rest. They had a happy hour so that helped the relaxation even more :) Not many restaurant...
Nov 15, 2014
From $83

18 Holiday Inn Express BAKERSFIELD

3 stars
3.9 / 5 49 reviews

4400 Hughes Lane Map

Be Impressed by Hotel's Location in Bakersfield, CA Our hotel's guests are just moments from all the local attractions and businesses since the Holiday Inn Express® Bakersfield hotel's property is... More

Family trip
Great stay, everything close to this hotel. Clean and a good value
Feb 9, 2015
From $99

19 Hampton Inn Bakersfield-Central

3 stars
1.5 / 5 2 reviews

1017 Oak Street Map

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

history, hospitality and great country music...welcome to the Hampton Inn Bakersfield-Central.It's where the old west meets some of California's most beautiful agricultural scenery. Bakersfield... More

From $69

20 Garden Suites Inn Bakersfield

2 stars
2.9 / 5 9 reviews

2310 Wible Road Map

Just minutes to the Kern County Fairgrounds, Garden Suites Inn is an all suite hotel close to area attractions including the Rabobank Arena, Brighthouse Amphitheater, the California Living Museum,... More

Budget Hotel
Cons: - This hotel is in a pretty sketchy area next to the freeway and a mall. - The service is subpar. The woman at the front desk acts very suspicious and paranoid. They took at least 10 minutes...
Mar 2, 2015