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Sierra Gateway Cottages

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Benicia, California
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The cottage was spacious, clean and well maintained. Easy walking distance from restaurants and shopping. Right off highway so easy access. Would stay there again. Front porch was nice to sit on any time of day. In back was a grill. Kitchen was simple with stovetop and a countertop convection oven

Thank Pete B
Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 28 March 2016

How very fortunate we were to have hit on this wonderful place for out little family reunion! Starting with the AMAZING Carla! What a sweet, wonderful, helpful gal, always upbeat, cheerful, helpful, the perfect person for that job. She was MOST accommodating, even researching alternative venues for our big outdoor day in case of inclement weather, as well as Catholic...

Thank 1237maggie
KernvilleCottages, Manager at Sierra Gateway Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sierra Gateway Cottages for your Easter family weekend event Sara! Your kind words mean so much. Sincerely, Carla Manager

Corona, California
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Riverbend cottage over the long Whiskey Flat weekend. Sweet 1 bedroom, view of the river & mountains, fireplace, BBQ, comfy bed, 40" flat screen, front & back porches, clean, great location near market & restaurants, walk to everything. Only thing it lacked was a tub.

Thank Terri V
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 11 January 2016

What a find! We stayed in the Kern Bunkhouse over New Year’s and it couldn’t have been more perfect. Easy booking/check-in (Carla, the manager, is great - reliable, accessible, personable) and an unbeatable price for such a cozy yet spacious cabin (we were four and there was more than enough seating and sleeping space!) with all the amenities, even a...

Thank gwg2k
Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I recently stayed here when I was in town getting married. The manager, Carla Thorn, was very helpful and even put fresh flowers in the cottage. We arrived late at night, and the key was right where she said it would be. We entered the Lake House cottage and were delighted by the beautiful details that abounded within. The beds...

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The cottages are so charming and being in Kernville was very peaceful! Charming place within walking distance to everything I needed. When I walked into the cottage it felt clean and very homey. Never meet more friendly people, especially the manager Carla! A great get-a-way weekend...Can't wait to go back.

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We stayed in the Spring, and from the moment we arrived everything was as described. Found the key no problem, a light was left on for us, and we greatly appreciated the local infomation left for us. The Manager was informative and available the three times we called her. We will definately return.

Thank David D
Wofford Heights, California, United States
Reviewed 19 December 2014

My club asked me to find accommodations for a visiting guest speaker. On recommendation of a friend, I selected Sierra Gateway Cottages sight unseen. Our guest had a late flight. So a key was left so we could access the room late in the evening. The cottage was charming, clean and ready for a late arrival. Our guest was pleased...

Thank Ron G
Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Cute, cozy, comfortable, walkable, CLEAN and affordable! Loved having my own kitchen with all the necessities! Enjoyed my own patio with a gas bar-be-que… things you do not get at other locations in town. Good TV and WIFI! Carla, the manager was very accommodating and available. I will definitely return!

Thank Kim W
Moorpark, California
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Where do I start? This was the dirtiest place I have ever stayed. It smelled bad, it had spider webs in every room, bugs, dirty curtains, some of the dishes were dirty in the cupboard, honestly disgusting. The only reason we decided to stay there was because pets were allowed. Every time I tried to contact the "manager" i had...

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Carla T, General Manager at Sierra Gateway Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lapp, As manager of this property for numerous years I take your dis satisfaction quite personal. First of all when we spoke on the phone you informed me that you had an infant and two pets. I responded that I had just become a grandma and that in order to not wake your baby I would wait for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sierra Gateway Cottages are located in Kernville CA, gateway to the High Sierras and the popular "Trail of a Hundred Giants."Located near the Kern River and Lake Isabella, we offer one and two bedroom cottage rentals with kitchens. All of our rentals are separate from one another and have private patios and propane grills. Centrally located within Kernville and within walking distance to the river and many popular restaurants and stores, the cottages are an exceptional choice for family reunions, weddings, retreats or a family vacation destination home away from home! Hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting, canoeing, snow shoeing, skiing, wake boards, paddle boards and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sierra Gateway Cottages

Address: 13512, 13514, 13516 Sierra Way, 325 & 320 James Road, Kernville, CA 93238-9700
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Price Range: $181 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Every cottage seemed better than the last. If you plan on cooking, definitely get the Lake House!”
1237maggie, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Lake House cottage is the largest, but the other three smaller cottages are also perfect for a couple or small family.”
762valeriec, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“#3 the Riverbend Cottage has a nice river view”
W9033VNannal, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“A cottage with a view of the Kern River is an added delight.”
469rong, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
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