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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....

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...

3Thank Manx_Ian
Kalispell, Montana
Reviewed 2 October 2011

I stayed in this motel with 2 of my children 4 years ago. I've since learned the value of reading reviews and will now add mine. Our room was about $90 per night and a disappointment. It was dark, gloomy, and old. Outside could be seen through the gap at the bottom of the door and it was very noisy....

2Thank Kim W
Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Loved this hotel, it's quaint and quiet and it's right along the Kern River. The continental breakfast is nothing to write home about (packaged oatmeal and fruits and coffee) so make plans to have breakfast in town, but the value of this hotel for the clean room and friendly service is tip top!!!

1Thank marioc2212
Bakersfield, CA
Reviewed 29 May 2011

This 101-year-old lodge was moved from Whisky Flat to Kernville when Lake Isabella was inundated. The rooms ring a charming yard which fronts the river Kern. Nothing is nicer than sitting with a cup (of the provided) coffee of a morning and listening to the babble of the Kern. The rooms are well-updated with homey touches. It is family-run and...

2Thank Janestigee
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 1 May 2011

Our hosts happily took our dog, chatted us up about our crazy misadventure with a blown engine, and genuinely welcomed us back. Their lovely place along the wild Kern river and happy attitudes made us feel like lucky Kernville locals.

2Thank smetman
Biloxi, MS
Reviewed 23 April 2011

Very comfortable rooms in a 100 year old lodge/motel. Large bedroom with lovely furniture, TV, microwave, frig., etc. Service is great by family owners/operators. Very friendly and helpful!

2Thank Martinibill
Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 13 July 2010

We have stayed at the Riverview Lodge several times now. When we first came to Kernville with friends we all stayed in another motel nearby which had a nice pool, but it's owners were not as personable as the owners of the Riverview Lodge. We usually go with a group of friends, and it is a race to see who...

2Thank llb5515
West Hills, CA
Reviewed 8 July 2010

River View Lodge has been a cozy, homey, and relaxing escape for my family and me. My husband, 2 sons (8 and 18), and I were trying to find a rustic, peaceful retreat after camping in 65 mph winds. You know, a place to hang out with my family in the sun (with no wind), fish, and relax. So, while...

Thank kernvilleorbust
Bellflower, California
Reviewed 7 July 2010

This is a great family location! You can watch the kids from the Lodge playing in the river. The fishing was awesome!!! My husband and I caught our limit with in a couple hours on the lake and enjoyed our catch for dinner that night! The fireworks show was so much fun! The rooms are clean and the hospitality is...

2Thank mattstwins

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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: RM502 - RM630 (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.”
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.”
Sandipatti, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 10 is on the backside and very quiet.”
rondaa541, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“It is a basic Mitel style room, but it was really comfortable.”
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!!”
jeffvalle, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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