Within 30 miles of Bakersfield, CA.
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La Quinta Inn
Bakersfield South

3232 Riverside Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93308-6346
Phone: 1-661-325-7400
Fax: 1-661-324-6032

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NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.

The La Quinta Inn Bakersfield South offers easy access to many area attractions, including Mesa Marin and Bakersfield Raceways, Buck Owens Crystal Place, and the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Learn the story of California oil at the West Kern Oil Museum. Try your luck at Eagle Mountain...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Parking
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pets Welcome
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Pastries
  • Bagels
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
  • Floors: 3
  • Rooms: 128
  • Suites: 3
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming
  • Plug-and-Play TV feature makes it simple to connect electronics
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Microwave in some rooms
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Location
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Good value and pet friendly"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 5, 2014
Greg D | san marcos, United States
My husband and I have stayed here many time over the years when we have traveled with our pets. Its always been relatively clean and quiet although it could use a little updating. The staff is friendly and the breakfast is adequate.  
 
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"Burgers and fries?"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 2, 2014
Suraj B | Bakersfied, United Arab Emirates
We came in late from a long drive and just wanted to hit the bed. The front desk person was on the phone and continued to stay on the phone while she ordered her burger, fries and a coke via her friend who would pick it up from Burger King - then she had to give a back up order in case the friend went to Jack in the box. All we wanted to do was hit the bed... The Denny's across the street gives you a 15% discount with you key card or any other proof. If you can drive a little further (maybe an hour or so) I would suggest the Valencia location in stead - you get scrambled eggs and ham for the free breakfast which you don't get at most locations.  
 
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"Bakersfield La Quinta"
2 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 31, 2014
Z2900SOlauraw | 
This hotel was not great. Maid did not restock our coffee condiments or toilet paper. Did have a dog area with bags and disposal. Bathroom door falling off hinges. I won't stay here again. We asked for an extra blanket and were told there were no extra blankets or towels available. The breakfast was not good.  
 
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"Nice room for passing through"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jun 30, 2014
Angela C | Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Wouldn't stay here more than one night. First motel ever to scare me. Homeless people outside that followed our vehicle then walked off when we parked. ?? Nice rooms. Nice staff. Waffle maker and fruits with continental breakfast. Internet didn't work like stated online. Great price. Right by IHOP. Sketchy town.  
 
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"Going down quickly"
2 of 5 stars Reviewed Jun 30, 2014
A La Quinta traveler | 
This property need some attention or better management of employees. Make sure rooms are ready for guests before assigning them to a room. We have always stayed at this property but the last 2 times we've stayed there it has a feeling of run down and not being maintained. No cable in first room. No ashtray in a smoking room. We called front desk and they moved us to another room. 2nd room the toilet seat was wet with gross stuff floating in the toilet. Wife was so exhausted from traveling she went to bed. Our door opened up, it was maid with a shower curtain. I put the shower curtain up.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Lake Ming, 1 mi.
  • Buck Owens Crystal Palace, 1 mi.
  • Kern County Museum and Pioneer Village, 3 mi.
  • Centennial Garden and Convention Center, 5 mi.
  • California Living Museum, 10 mi.
  • Tehachapi Windmills, 10 mi.
  • West Kern Oil Museum, 10 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Mesa Marine Raceway, 1 mi.
  • Famosa Raceway, 15 mi.
  • Bakersfield Raceway, 5 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • International House of Pancakes (IHOP), 0 mi.
  • Mauricos Grill & Cantina, 0 mi.
  • Hungry Hunter, 1 mi.
  • Black Angus, 2 mi.
  • John's Incredible Pizza, 2 mi.
  • Chili's, 5 mi.
  • Macaroni Grill, 5 mi.
  • Red Lobster, 5 mi.
  • Red Pepper, 5 mi.
  • Roadhouse Grill, 5 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Valley Plaza Mall, 5 mi.
  • Eagle Mountain Casino, 10 mi.
  • Wasco Rose Festival, 10 mi.
Bakersfield, CA
Local Time: 1:46 AM (Pacific)
Local Temperature: 68.6°F
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