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Private room in Bakersfield
💎Bellfounder Bungalow💎 Private Guest Suite
•Enjoy your stay in our new 5-star private guest suite complete with resort-style amenities for ultimate comfort and relaxation. •Rest easy on the plush queen bed. •Unwind with premium entertainment options on the Smart TV. •Prepare a fresh cup of coffee from the coffee/snack bar and enjoy it outside in the California sun. •Experience 3 outdoor parks, restaurants, Starbucks, Walmart, bakeries, convenience stores, and the list goes on - all within a one-mile radius! •Book your stay now. ;-)
$55 per night
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Guesthouse in Bakersfield
Bright & Airy Cottage - Quiet Downtown Neighborhoo
Cuddle up in the Garden Cottage in Downtown Bakersfield. This newly remodeled cottage is perfect for couples, solo adventurers and work travelers. A few blocks from popular downtown restaurants including The 18hundred and Locale Farm to Table. Grab a killer coffee at Smitten Café or Blue Oak Coffee Roasting. Stroll along charming tree lined streets with historic homes, where you may spot our neighborhood flock of wild green parakeets. The Garden Cottage is the perfect basecamp for those worki
$55 per night
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Private room in Bakersfield
** Stylish and cozy private room for traveller
COME and see the goodness of staying in a good neighborhood in Southwest area..Talking about safety, you are in the right place!The house is in cul de sac and so you' ll have a worry free walking.. away from running cars.This is a 3 garaged house but has ample spaces for parking front and street, its a plus! All you need are nearby... less than 2 miles - starbucks / restaurants/ gas and some banks .Parks are around as well , Weston park is the nearest about 0.4 mile and and lots more.
$39 per night
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Stay near Bakersfield's top sights

Photo of The Park at River Walk
The Park at River Walk29 locals recommend
Photo of Hart Park
Hart Park36 locals recommend
Photo of In-N-Out Burger
In-N-Out Burger7 locals recommend
Photo of Valley Plaza Mall
Valley Plaza Mall29 locals recommend
Photo of Walmart Supercenter
Walmart Supercenter21 locals recommend
Photo of Kern County Museum
Kern County Museum30 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Bakersfield

Private room in Bakersfield
Comfortable Private Room in Central Bakersfield
$50 per night
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Home in Bakersfield
Cozy 2 Bedroom Home in Quiet Downtown Neighborhood
$70 per night
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Private room in Bakersfield
🌹Bungalow de la Hermosa - Private Suite (NEW)🌹
$72 per night
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Guesthouse in Bakersfield
Newly Completed Private Guest house in Downtown.
$95 per night
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Private room in Bakersfield
Entire Private Level/Luxury Mountain Side Retreat
$78 per night
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Condo in Bakersfield
One bed room and livingroom free park inside
$65 per night
Rental unit in Bakersfield
Bright Elegant Apartment with Private Garden Patio
$104 per night
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Private room in Bakersfield
Cozy Private Suite W/ Kitchenette
$54 per night
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Private room in Bakersfield
The Spacious Cozy Room B2 - Quiet & Peaceful
$41 per night
Private room in Bakersfield
Private Room - Traveling Professionals
$43 per night
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Home in Bakersfield
Cheerful 2-bedroom home near Valley Plaza Mall
$106 per night
Rental unit in Bakersfield
CAL King/Sleeps 4/APT Unit/HDTV Prime YouTube TV
$135 per night
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Your guide to Bakersfield

All About Bakersfield

Situated in California’s San Joaquin Valley, one of the world’s largest agricultural areas, the city of Bakersfield boasts a unique combination of rural and urban flair. The Kern River running through town lends itself to rafting and tubing excursions, and at the heart of the city you’ll find numerous parks, public pools, and golf courses to keep you busy outdoors. The arts district in Bakersfield is dotted with art galleries, museums, music venues, and a performance theatre that stages shows throughout the year.

Vineyards, orchards, and almond and citrus groves cover its outlying regions, providing the bounty for the area’s famous farmers’ markets. Beyond the farmland, the mountains that partially surround Bakersfield offer the perfect landscape for hiking and biking.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Bakersfield?

Bakersfield’s hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters are typical of its arid subtropical climate. Spring and fall are a pleasant time to book vacation rentals in Bakersfield if you’re looking to avoid the summer heat. Not only are the temperatures pleasant during these seasons, they’re also popular times for events and festivals in the area. In September, the Bakersfield Village Fest features food booths, local beer and wine, and several music stages. The Bakersfield Greek Food Festival is another popular fall event, with live music, traditional dancing, and authentic Greek delicacies. Spring means colorful blooms of wildflowers in Kern County’s wild spaces. The Arvin Wildflower Festival in spring, a 30-minute drive away, features a carnival, entertainment, food, and crafts.


What are the top things to do in Bakersfield?

Hart Memorial Park

Located 15 minutes northeast of downtown Bakersfield, Hart Memorial Park is a sprawling green oasis on the Kern River, home to California wildlife including kit foxes, beavers, egrets, and blue herons. Its 370 acres are crisscrossed by numerous bike paths and equestrian trails, while its two lakes are popular for boating and fishing for trout, catfish, and bass. Bring a picnic, or prepare your own at one of the grills and barbecue pits.

Kern County Museum

Just north of downtown, Kern County Museum features more than 50 original historic buildings across 16 acres arranged to create the town of Pioneer Village, including a general store, a jail, an oil derrick, and a one-room schoolhouse. On display throughout are artifacts from the history of the San Joaquin Valley, including farming tools, furnishings, and neon signs. The museum offers guided tours and hosts events throughout the year.

Sequoia National Park

Two hours north, Sequoia National Park is a natural fairyland of striking boulders, pristine rivers, cascading waterfalls, and the park’s main feature, giant sequoias. Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are all popular ways to explore the diverse landscape. The park is also the natural habitat of owls, pikas, lizards, turtles, bats, and black bears.

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