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Reviewed 3 November 2013

I have stayed here a few times. The proprietors, John, and his wife are very nice people and John always has the lowdown on the area fishing. I stayed here last month for two nights. John is very accommodating as I reserved two rooms and accidentally forgot to cancel one of the reservations when my buddy backed out a few...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We choose the property as they accommodated pets. Other pros is the location of the hotel, which is on a major street, easy walk to restaurants, shops and right in front of the river. Then there is the property itself. There is rustic, and then there is rustic. I would classify this property as a motel and not a lodge....

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2Thank Carrie L
Dana Point, California
Reviewed 5 February 2013

We needed a place that accepts pets, Large grass area for your dog. just a short walk to the river, cross the underpass and your at the park that sets along the river. Rooms remind me of my grandmothers home. Clean, some antiques in the room, King size bed very comfortable, with nice soft pellows & soft towels. Very comfortable...

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1Thank Rhonda D
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 October 2012

The River View Lodge in Kernville was such a welcome surprise. Antique furnishings don each room. The owners operate the lodge so you feel like you are in someone's home. This is not the generic chain place that you find in every tourist area. The locals treat everyone like friends. No dress code. Come as you are. Four legged friends...

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Thank Melinda A
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 September 2012

First of all, if you don't expect to see bugs, and wildlife, stay out of the country! The Lodge is right on the river, so of course you are going to see some animals. If you want a 5 star gourmet breakfast stay at a hotel where you will pay $200, a night and where you will be treated just...

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4Thank mikex29
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2012

the river view lodge owners, john and annette are great! took good care of us and put us in a king room with a river view! its a short walk maybe 25 steps to the kern river...the hotel is walking distance to all the restaurants and bars...you will get a discount at the lake Isabelle marina jsu ask annette...enjoy

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1Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 3 July 2012

My stay at Riverview Lodge was nothing less than perfect. My boyfriend and I stayed two nights in room 6 and two of our friends stayed in room 8. We had camped for two days before we decided comfort was necessary. The jacuzzi tub in room 6 was the cherry on top of our quest for comfort and relaxation. The...

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6Thank HappyToBeHereToo
Woodland, California
Reviewed 30 June 2012

I do not recommend the River View Lodge! At first sight, it looks rustic and has old world charm, however, room 1 that we stayed in is closest to the public sidewalk and gets pretty noisy. We were awoken several times at 3 in the morning by drunks talking and laughing loudly with no consideration. The bed was comfortable, but...

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5Thank Poodlemom V
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We booked 2 rooms - 1 king (#8 @$109) and 1 queen (#10 @$119) for Memorial Day weekend. Weather was partly cloudy, cool and windy for 1st two days then beautiful and sunny the next. Both rooms were clean but dark due to dark stained wide pine planks on walls and ceilings, low lightbulb voltage and dinghy dark green carpet....

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2Thank rebeccab88
Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2011

During our 3500 mile motorcycle trip we arrived to find this wonderful restful lodge which is even better than it's web site suggests. The proprietor was very welcoming, went the extra mile for us. The room was beautiful and we enjoyed our porch with our own rocking chairs overlooking the river. Within walking distance of various eateries and the Kernville...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The River View Lodge is from "Old Kernvile" with our new little modern touches it is almost perfect. Most of our rooms are approx. 125 Feet from river. Most rooms have river views, but all have the lovely sounds of the river. With some new help, and new sheets, quilts, restored bathrooms and towels the lodge is shinning more and more everyday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River View Lodge

Address: 2 Sirretta St., Off Kernville Rd., Kernville, CA 93238
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range: RM405 - RM632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for a room along the river so you can hear the river at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Dawg1938, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you like to BBQ ask for the room with the deck & BBQ. Want a Jacuzzi, they have a room with one of those too.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandipatti, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 10 is on the backside and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rondaa541, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“It is a basic Mitel style room, but it was really comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Georrgeo, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Call very early the rooms go fast and do get more expensive the later you wait dress for both cold and warm weather in 1 day got Drizzle then snow then 79 degrees!!”
 of 5 bubbles jeffvalle, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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