Within 30 miles of Bakersfield, CA.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Bakersfield North

8858 Spectrum Pkwy
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: 1-661-393-7775
Fax: 1-661-393-5451
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The La Quinta Inn & Suites Bakersfield was recently named a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!

NEW! Samsung 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 & Suites Bakersfield North is a comfortable retreat, ideal for visitors to Sequoia National Park and other popular area att...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • 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
TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Winner
  • Floors: 3
  • Rooms: 65
  • Suites: 19
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Free high-speed Internet access in all rooms!
  • Microwave in all rooms
  • Refrigerator in all rooms
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Location
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Service
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Clean and Friendly"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 21, 2014
StephanieM85 | 
we only stayed one night here, but the staff was helpful and friendly. they have laundry service and you can do your own, which we did because at this point we needed to a week into our California trip! Rooms were spacey and they had a pool! and standard breakfast. They accommodate pets and apparently there are smoking rooms when available. They really do try to cater to all!  
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"Kitty is Comfortable Here"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 17, 2014
Laurene K | San Diego, California
I have stayed at this La Quinta Inn 4 or 5 times now on my travels between northern and southern California. It is clean, quiet and the front desk staff is very helpful. Most important to me, I feel safe here, even on the ground floor. They do accommodate pets. When I make a reservation, I always let them know I am traveling with my 14-year-old kitty. Once we get into the room, she seems very comfortable here. The rooms are big enough so there is plenty of room for her food/water bowls and litter box. There is also a refrigerator so her food stays safe. I really appreciate that the beds are on frames that preclude pets from going under the bed! That makes it so much easier to pick her up & put her in carrier when it is time to check out and resume our journey. One time, I had to request another room due to a room problem they did not know about. They were very gracious and quickly moved me to a better room. Occasionally, I have heard a dog barking in another room, but it is not so loud that I cannot sleep. I also like their free breakfast! The property is located closer to Hwy 99 than Hwy 5. But I like it so much that I take the time to get there from Hwy 5. You can walk to Denny?s or Starbucks from the hotel & there are other eateries within short driving distance. I definitely will continue to stay here when I drive Hwy 5 between the northern & southern parts of California.  
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"excellent place to stay!"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 14, 2014
A La Quinta traveler | 
Wasn't too excited about staying in Bakersfield, but wow, this place made it so much nicer! Very clean, beds were very comfortable, very quiet, friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was typical for this kind of motel.  
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"Reliable and clean"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 5, 2014
Yatz8261 | 
I've stayed at this La Quinta during several trips to Bakersfield this year. The rooms have been reliably clean, the surroundings are quiet and the staff very friendly. This La Quinta has become my stand-by whenever I am passing through Bakersfield.  
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"pleasant stays"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 3, 2014
sueprc | prescott,arizona
We stayed here two nights within a week coming and going on a trip. Both stays were very pleasant with helpful and friendly staff. Facility appears to be fairly new and room was large, comfortable, spotless (as was bathroom), nicely furnished with a comfortable bed. In spite of nearby freeway it was not noisy. Did not sample breakfasts. Good value and will stay again on next trip through Bakersfield.  
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • California Living Museum, 15 mi.
  • Kern County Museum/Pioneer Village, 6 mi.
  • Centennial Garden/Convention Center, 6 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • California State University-Bakersfield, 8 mi.
  • Kern Medical Center, 8 mi.
  • Memorial Hospital, 6 mi.
  • Halliburton, 1 mi.
  • Dole Fresh Fruit Company, 15 mi.
  • Pepsi Co / Frito Lay, 20 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Famoso Raceway, 14 mi.
  • Mesa Marin Raceway, 14 mi.
  • Bakersfield Ice Sports Center, 8 mi.
  • Historic Sam Lynn Ballpark, 6 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Del Taco, 0 mi.
  • Starbuck's Coffee, 0 mi.
  • Subway's, 0 mi.
  • Denny's (Adjacent), .01 mi.
  • Champs BBQ, .05 mi.
  • Hodel's Buffet, 3 mi.
  • Buck Owens Crystal Palace, 5 mi.
  • Chili's, 5 mi.
  • Famous Dave's, 5 mi.
  • Hungry Hunter, 5 mi.
  • International House of Pancakes (IHOP), 5 mi.
  • Red Lobster, 5 mi.
  • Roadhouse Grill, 5 mi.
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill, 5 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Buck Owens Crystal Palace, 5 mi.
  • Northwest Promenade, 5 mi.
  • Valley Plaza Mall, 9 mi.
  • Marketplace Shopping Center, 9 mi.
Bakersfield, CA
Local Time: 10:15 PM (Pacific)
Local Temperature: 81.7°F
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