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Duffield, England, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Kernville is a great little town and this is a good place to stay. Our room with 2 doubles was just fine, the owners and her pet dogs, Rockie & Rollie, very friendly. The room had it's own little area with fridge & microwave and was clean and tidy and quaint. Parking right in front of the door. The pool... More 

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Torrance, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

From the moment we arrived, we were never short of wowed! The staff is phenomenal. They have put a lot of thought and love into the units. Many recent upgrades throughout the property. Kids had a BLAST with the giant outdoor chessboard and checker board. The pool is great for all ages as it's graded from 2 ft to 8.....my... More 

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1 Thank Da4Lents75
The Netherlands
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288 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We spend 3 days at the lodge, and enjoyed each of them. Friendly, helpful staff in a wonderful little town. Aimed to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and well equipped. The brewery next door is a good place to have a bite to eat, or try a home brew IPA. There are tons of things to do in... More 

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We visit Kernville every summer and really like the Kern Lodge for a place to stay. The rooms are always clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly, professional and helpful. It's not fancy but it's convenient and well maintained. It's located within walking distance to the main grocery store in town and next to our favorite place to eat, the... More 

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2 Thank Amy B
Del Mar, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We found The Kern Lodge a couple of weeks before our trip and it was an absolutely great find! We stayed in an extremely clean, comfortable and fully equipped room. We were able to escape the incredible heat with fabulous air conditioning. We arrived close to midnight on our first night and the staff were very helpful organizing our room... More 

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Thank Indie27
Fairfield, California
1 review
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

What a fantastic place. I rented one of their apartments and I had Grandkids with me. The management was also gracious to my local family that stopped by. We enjoyed the outdoor picnic area, the game room and of course the swimming pool. It is in walking distant of local stores, eateries, the Kern River and many local activities including... More 

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1 Thank Nancy F
Frisco, Texas
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Good place to stay in Kernville. Great location, friendly staff. The room was clean and rustic looking. This worked well for our 3 person family. They also have a pool and picnic area which is nice. Can walk to the market or restaurants.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Really helpful on the phone and on the front desk. Room was distinctive and compact - the chocolate coloured sheets and electrical shock from the light switch gave pause for thought but we actually really enjoyed our stay. Kern was a lovely small town and a welcome change from the other stops on our California/Nevada journey. There is something really... More 

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1 Thank simonburridge
Riverside, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The Kern Lodge, this place is an older lodge, but maintained better than most new places. This shows pride in ownership, everything was clean, warm and everyone was VERY friendly. The host told me some of the best restaurants in the area. I felt like I was at home, I joke with the staff as my last name is Kern,... More 

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2 Thank Paul K
Flagstaff, Arizona
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Loved this place! We arrived and were met with very friendly desk clerk. She answered all of our questions, even those about herself! My mom gets a little personal sometimes! Loved all the wood furniture inside. Easy access to internet. Loved the Pizza Barn within walking distance. Fridge, A/C were great. Could've used more outlets for charging phones and whatnot.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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: $129 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Kern Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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