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Residence Inn by Marriott Bakersfield

Horrible Experience - Marriott Bakersfield

I was visiting Bakersfield for a soccer tournament. I decided to stay at the Marriott because it has a reputation of having awesome rooms and a friendly staff. I decided to treat my family to a suite since it was our first time in Bakersfield and because I wanted my 11 year old son to feel special since this was his first State championship game. After dinner, we arrived at our suite early since we were anticipating getting up early (6:00 AM) for the game. At approximately 8:00 PM, a large group decided to have a gathering around the fire pit. The fire pit area was next to our bedroom window. As the night progressed, I heard more people joined the group which amplified the sounds of them talking and laughing. At 10:30 PM, I called the front desk to report the incident to management which they responded but only asked them to lower the music. At 11:00 PM, I called the front desk again and told them I couldn't sleep because of the music and the group. Only after the second call from me, the staff asked the group to turn off the music. I was disappointed with our stay. Needless to say, I didn't get much sleep due to the incident. Your facility was great. I enjoyed the layout of the rooms, they were very clean and comfortable. If it wasn't for this incident, I would've really enjoyed my stay at the Marriott. I expected more from your hotel. These types of issues I would expect from a Motel 6 or Travel lodge, not from a Marriott Hotel.

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3 months ago


Extended Stay America - Bakersfield - California Avenue


Friendly staff. Very convenient location. Cable, decent wi-fi in rooms.

A verified traveler

10 months ago


Vagabond Inn Bakersfield South

The worst hotel stay ever

This place was horrible I will never stay there again.

A verified traveler

2 years ago


E-Z 8 Motel Bakersfield


The ladies all were so nice and helpful. Me and my daughter arrived after 2am and knowing the checkout was at 11am I accidentally overslept i called the office explaining how me and my daughter got there late and if we can have extra time to get ready and without any problems or any questions one of the ladies whom I was speaking with right away gave me an extra hour which was a big help!!

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6 months ago

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.