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Apollo Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed for one night in this peaceful motel. staff was helpful. The room suited us for a night. Easy parking with shade trees right in the center of town. We got a recommendations for local restaurants. If your are looking for luxury you are not going to find it Kernville. I graduated in 1957 so the overnight was nostalgic.

Thank rhmuir
San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed overnight while on a road trip. It's location is nice, across from the river, but that is inconsequential unless you book a room on the river side of the motel. I cannot speak for the other rooms, but I would not recommend the queen rooms. There are only 2 queen rooms and you cannot tell from the room...

1Thank Peacenquiet2013
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The front desk and housekeeping were excellent. The room was clean. I was stranded in Kernville due to car troubles. Prescision Automotive in Lake Isabella was fixing my car and recommended the Kernville Inn. I stayed there one night, Monday, August 1. My car was going to be ready on Tuesday, the second. I asked if I could leave my...

3Thank elizabethfM794AM
RaftingCa, Manager at Kernville Inn, responded to this review

Dear, Elizabeth, I wanted reach out to you and let you know how sorry we are that the customer service was not good on your visit last year. I am reaching out to you and letting know we are under new management and hope you will stay with us next time you are in Kernville. Please except our apology. Our...

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great price, clean room, comfortable beds, friendly staff, nice grounds, pool, good location, just what we wanted. We didn't want fancy or anything below average! The Kernville Inn was perfect for our needs and would go back without any hesitation.

1Thank hecjan
Stockton, CA
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a long weekend with a group of friends. The rooms are clean, the bed is comfortable, and the location is great. There are a few shops to wander through in the area and the main draw is the river directly behind the inn. Cheryl's next door is a good spot for a meal, as well as...

Thank WanaBinHawaii
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Kernville Inn 8 ladies of my motorcycle group made reservations for 4 rooms several months ago. We arrived on Saturday 6/18 around 4PM. We checked in and unloaded our bikes to our respective rooms. We were surprised to find the little fridges open and warm. We all had things needing to be kept cold so having to first close them...

1Thank ceeubye
Cave Creek, AZ
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Five guys on a motorcycle adventure. Our needs are basic: clean, dark, quiet, and with safe parking for the bikes. This motel is of the older fashion design with all one story rooms in an L shape around the yard. Great fun sitting on the veranda watching the antics of the squirrels. All criteria were met but there is no...

Thank Larry J
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A quaint, rustic motel best suited for couples. Sleeping area adequate but bathroom needs major update. Bathrooms like large closet. No kleenex. Price was not bad for the holiday weekend. They have two adirondack chairs per room that our group put in a large circle in the front of our rooms so we could watch all the activities going on...

Thank 683gregorym
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

We booked a last minute trip and stayed at the Kernville inn. When we pulled up I was scared, the place looks less than impressive from the street, however I was totally charmed when we got our room. It was very spacious, with a small kitchen and slider that went out to a private enclosed patio with a grill if...

2Thank suethenurse29
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I have to admit that I have a soft place in my heart for the Kernville Inn. We stay here every year in October on our annual motorcycle trip to Death Valley. The rooms are comfortable in that old school riverside log motel way. Porches and chairs allow one to sit outside and visit or just enjoy a nice evening....

Thank LabRatBiker

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kernville Inn,formerly known as the "Pala Ranches," its history reflects in the central location of the Town of Kernville. This pristine Villa is surrounded by the sprawling and contrasting countryside around the rolling hills that lead to The Giant Redwoods to the North. A stay at the Kernville Inn will be a memorable one,be it relaxation or an adventure on the Kern River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kernville Inn

Address: 11042 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Kernville Hotel Kernville
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“Queen rooms are dark and depressing.”
 of 5 bubbles Peacenquiet2013, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is old, outdated, not rehabbed.....”
 of 5 bubbles ceeubye, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to be equal, at least the three we had were.”
 of 5 bubbles 56larryj, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Room 171.”
 of 5 bubbles JHugener, 21 May 2014 | Read review
“We had a room along the front just down from the office and I was eyeballing the nice rooms around the side with a grassy picnic area and more like a little porch out front.”
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 of 5 bubbles ClawMarks, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
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