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 Casino. Visit the landscaped shorelines of beautiful Lake Ming, or spend a day at the California Living Museum (zoo, botanic garden, and natural history museum). Don't miss the Wasco rose festival, and the famous Tehachapi Windmills wind farm.
The La Quinta Inn Bakersfield South is close to Centennial Garden Arena and Convention Center. You will find plenty of restaurants and golf nearby, and shopping at the Valley Plaza Mall. The La Quinta Inn Bakersfield also offers a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM, heated outdoor pool, shaded gazebo, and our popular business king rooms. All rooms include free high-speed Internet access, a coffee maker, hair dryer, and more. Located in the San Joaquin Valley off Highway 99 (northbound exit Buck Owens Blvd., or southbound, Rosedale Hwy).see less
Amenities & Services
Free Bright Side Breakfast
Free High-Speed Internet Access
Free Local Calls
Guest Laundry Facilities
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
Hot and cold cereal
Bread and muffins
All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
8,000 La Quinta Returns points for a free night stay.
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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
Iron with Ironing Board
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
Most Recent Reviews:
"Really Not Impressed"
Reviewed Nov 20, 2013
TheLadyRaine | Wheeler, OR
We stayed here because my in-laws had collected points and essentially gave us a "free" stay. (We did pay a minor upgrade for a King room.) We opted for a smoking room for safety because of the area, though we usually do not do so. Note: That bit of info may be important for the rest of my review. The staff at check-in was friendly, however it was not the same at check-out.
We were surprised that this room was lacking two things every other room on our vacation had- a fridge and a microwave. We thought these were standard now, but apparently not. (Half a tuna sandwich was sacrificed after learning this.)
There was a bedside lamp without a light bulb, and it remained bulb-less throughout our three-day stay, despite having removed the shade so the housekeeper could see it.
The bathroom fan may not have even been hooked up. As a result, a shower fogged up the whole room. Also, the toilet did not flush properly and the bathroom door itself didn't shut all the way (perhaps the wood was swollen because of the fan issue?)
On the first night I stepped on a sewing needle walking to my suitcase!! I also went through numerous pairs of socks because the carpet was so filthy.
There was a slimy, black scum on the bottom of the shower that a bit of bleach would have eliminated. There was also a black pubic hair behind the bathroom door. (Blech!)
Breakfast was so lacking we never partook of anything but hot water for our Starbucks Via, as even the coffee was terrible.
We were there over a weekend and discovered that the crowd arriving at 2am was very disruptive. The windows are single-pane so one can hear every single noise. We were also near an elevator, which was very noticeable.
Bottom line- if this stay was not free for us we would have moved somewhere else. I cannot recommend this hotel.
I LOVE La Quinta properties. I have a credit card with them and accumulate lots of points I use on many trips each year with my dog. I schedule my appointments in part, based on La Quinta locations. I stayed at this location twice in a 7 day period as it was half the price of the Bakersfield North location. Well, the staff were nice. The other guests were nice. The wild pitbull sleeping in the bushes that chased me was quite eventful. I say wild because each evening this dog would return and sleep in the same location. We stopped parking at this end of the lot near the medical center. Then the various people congregating between Ihop and the gas station...well, I felt uncomfortable. But what made me take the time to write this review, unfortunately, was the roach trap left behind the tv. It was about 4 inches by 7 inches, glue pad, with more than 5 various sized roaches. N-A-S-T-Y-!!! This really sucked because the room was presented well. I'm really disappointed but I guess you cant be perfect all the time. Easier to accept if La Quinta hadn't been perfect on so many previous reservations. This is likely more a management issue than a brand issue.
Comfy bed and clean room. I was pleasantly surprised. Will stay at LaQuintas again soon. Stayed there because tired of bad beds and dingy rooms at Days Inn and for about same price we stayed here. Just wish there was La Quinta in more of the places I travel too.
Freeway close, walk less than 100 feet for a restaurant, great quick breakfast, great staff, gas station(affordable) next door, verrrry comfortable beds, easy check in/out, near most major attractions.
The staff was very friendly the room was clean inside. The outside was ok, not great. It was a great stay over all. I got in late and they kept my reservation and they greeted me. My room was ready and they gave me a great room location. I would stay there again and I recommend anyone stay there.
Local Time: 11:33 AM (Pacific)
Local Temperature: 51.4°F 5-day Forecast
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