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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Extremely well maintained and comfortable mountain cabin feel. Request rooms closest to office, #108 and higher for quietest experience. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Very close to grocery store and laundry.

1Thank drvid1
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our stay at the Kern Lodge exceeded our expectations for a clean and comfy place to stay. The staff accommodated us and our two, older dogs, very well. We love this place and will be back to room 203 as soon as we are able.

Thank casvista
Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I got lucky when I pulled into this place. Very nice room with beautiful woodwork and a comfortable bed! Great location! Near a micro brewery for meals & libations. I will be back someday to this amazing area & quality accommodations!

Thank Michael K
South Pasadena, California
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I stayed here with some friends as a stop-over on our way to Death Valley. After staying, we decided to plan a full weekend stay to ride the local roads... I stayed in 112. The room was much larger than I expected, with a kitchen, large bathroom, and a patio with a grill out back. It was clean and comfortable....

Thank Don R
South Ockendon
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We decided to stay in Kernville as a stop off on our way to Palm Springs. We were a bit apprehensive when we arrived as there were a gang of young adults round the pool drinking and with loud music. We were given lodge no 1 which is right on the outside of the property and near the road and...

Thank essexworldtraveller9
KernLodgeSue, Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review, though we're not entirely sure you meant it for us as our name is not 'Kernville Lodge', we are The Kern Lodge; granted, much of the valley is "Kern" this, and "River" that; people can easily be mistaken. Also, our rooms are numbered "101, 102, 103", etc., not #1, #2, #3, etc. If you...

Stevenson Ranch, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We spent one night here and would definitely recommend it. Price was great, staff was very friendly, location is awesome. The room was really cute, great to have a mini fridge and coffee maker. We stayed in a more expensive B&B the night before but we actually liked this place better. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

Thank Hhogelund
Huntington Beach, CA USA
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Having stayed at the Kern Lodge in July while conducting emergency response actions to the devastating Erskine Creek Fire, I realized I had found a gem of a motel, the rarest of welcome surprises while traveling. Recently I had to return to Kernville, again on business, but brought Karen along as I had thought she would love jointly exploring the...

1Thank derailment
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very well kept and clean. The bed is a nice memory foam that allows you to sleep comfortably through the night. The room had a small kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator. Outside the room had a winging bench.... a nice touch. Clean but unheated pool. Walking distance to restaurants and food store.

1Thank Phil R
San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have tried different places to stay in Kernville since our favorite B&B in Kernville closed its doors 2 years ago. We finally found it. We stayed in room 114, the Meadows room. It is a large, very clean room with tile floors which I will take over carpeting in a hotel any day of the week. The kitchen and...

1Thank Peacenquiet2013
Encinitas, California
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I stayed here for two nights during a June rafting trip, and was pleasantly surprised. The room was clean and quiet, the staff very friendly, and the location was convenient. The room was rustic, but this is a mountain town after all, and it felt just right. I'll stay here again during future trips to the area.

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KernLodgeSue, Manager at The Kern Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for your review. We're very happy to hear your feedback, and thrilled to hear you will return in the future. We look forward to seeing you again! Thank You, Caitlin, Manager

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kern Lodge is located in the heart of Kernville, just minutes from the wild and scenic Kern River! We have a Pool, a Park w/BBQs and Fire Pit, a Game Room and a giant outdoor set of Chess & Checkers! Our rooms range from a single queen, all the way to a master suite! Check out website for full details! All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kern Lodge

Address: 67 Valley View Drive, Kernville, CA 93238
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range: RM452 - RM655 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Kern Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Ask for a room near the centre of property”
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“Ask for a room with a kitchenette, and that is located away from the local brew pub, which is across the street.”
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