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Hotel Description

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center puts you in the heart of Bakersfield, within just a 10-minute stroll of Rabobank Arena and McMurtrey Aquatic Center. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and coffee/tea makers are featured in all 259 rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, The Nines Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the fitness center, spa tub, and sauna. 9136 square feet (849 square meters) of event facilities include 10 meeting rooms and conference space, and other business amenities include a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 3.5-star Bakersfield hotel, attractions include Bakersfield College and Kern County Museum.

Standard Room (Quality)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$85 per night

Concierge Room, Concierge Service

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.1 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5

Hotel just ok

Pros: Price
Cons: See comments in experience
Walls were paper-thin, toilet flush was extremely loud (similar to a public restroom), external room doors slammed loudly. There were no extra sheets/blankets/pillows provided for fold-out couch bed.

Posted by on Nov 29, 2015

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5 out of 5

Very comfortable hotel

Great staff, very nice and spacious room. Lounge/Bar is very nice as well.

Posted by , from Florida on Apr 20, 2012

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1 out of 5

Slipping Quality

Pros: Free Internet
Cons: Noisy
The physical facility is nice, but service has slipped considerably. Lounge staff are inattentive and extremely slow. Railroad noise disturbs sleep. There are several better values and a few nicer hotels in Bakersfield.

Posted by , from Bakersfield on Oct 22, 2011

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 25, 2015 by Bakersfield Marriott GM

Hello Bad ServieAvenger, Thank you for taking the time to comment on how things went with your stay here at the hotel. We take great pride in ensuring our guest’s satisfaction. We have had some staff turnover at the time of your stay, and now the focus is on making things Brilliant, I thank you for taking the time to evaluate our performance Your feedback is very important in our continuous efforts to improve and be able to take care of all our guests. Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Sincerely, Carlos Navarro General Manager Bakersfield Marriott

2 out of 5

Rooms very very very small...

Staff was friendly, but room quality wasn't that great.

Posted by on Apr 23, 2011

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5 out of 5

Great hotel and great location.

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
When traveling to Bakersfield this is the best hotel. It's walking distance to a movies, restaurant,and an aqua center.

Posted by , from San Antonio. TX on Apr 13, 2011

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2 out of 5

Hotel Experience

The Hotel took no responsibility to make sure Hotel guests had proper parking. It took me over half an hour to find parking and I still was not sure my vehicle would not be towed. The same card key to your room was also used to operate the elevators. They did not work and hotel employees had to activate the elevators. Because of conventions, the hall ways were very noisy at 2:00a.m. Thirdly, many hotel guests were caring open beer cans onto elevators and into the lobby area. There was a Tattoo convention and a Hot Rod show going on at the same time at the Convention Center next door. I was not informed of this when the two night stay was booked.

Posted by on Oct 22, 2009

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4 out of 5

Nice addition to Bakersfield

I must say, the change over of this hotel from a Holiday Inn to a Marriot is a breath of fresh air. I have stayed at the property 2 times, once under the name of each brand. I have to say that not only is the atmosphere stylish and comfortable, but the friendly service is a welcome change as well. Some of the other reviews don't make sense. They are reviewing the Holiday Inn and not the Marriott. The Marriott did not open until October or November of 2008 so the March of 2008 and 2007 reviews are no where close to the level of service found at this property currently. This was a great place to relax while visiting my daughter and son-in-law for Christmas 2008. I will definatley stay here again.

Posted by on Jan 12, 2009

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5 out of 5

Bakersfield's Marriott

This is a great hotel in Bakersfield. This is a new remodel and a change from Holiday Inn to a new Marriott. I heard Marriott hotels are very nice. Now I see why people say that. Wow! It reminded me of a fancy resort. The bar lounge was like a huge living room with flat screen TVs everywhere and fireplaces and huge high back chairs. I spent too much time down stairs meeting new people and ordering drinks. The Bakersfield Christmas Parade was that night and there was also a Young Entrepreneurs Conference being held. The place was a bit of a mad house with people everywhere. There were a lot of kids running around. Back in my room it was quite though and the room was beautiful and the bed was great, all brand new Marriott furnishings. I had dinner ordered to my room saw a movie and had a perfect stay, that is for a business trip. It was more expensive than I usually pay, but I'm glad a did it.

Posted by on Dec 7, 2008

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3 out of 5

Decent rooms, Good gym, Inept Service at front counter

We chose this facility mostly for its location. The room was decent for its money. Nothing special. The gym was excellent. The inept front desk staff was not very helpful, especially the night guy. It always felt like we had to squeeze everything out of them. On check-out day, they charged us for a suite, even though we were in a normal rooms. (240 vs 120) After working with the 2nd lady who actually knew how to do her job, we were able to get it straightened out. The location is decent, value is ok, but the Best Western across the street was a much better value.

Posted by on Apr 5, 2008

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1 out of 5

beware

Staff, hard beds, tub would not drain, kids eat free is a joke at this hotel.

Posted by on Jun 30, 2007

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About the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center

Location 801 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301

Property Features

As a guest of Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a business center and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 9136 square feet (849 square meters) and includes conference space. Multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Bakersfield hotel is smoke free.

  • 259 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 8 conference rooms
  • 9136 sq ft of conference space
  • 849 sq m of conference space
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Bakersfield, CA (BFL-Meadows Field) (7.9 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Train station: Bakersfield Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center offers 259 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. This Bakersfield hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

The Nines Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

M.i. Greatroom - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 12:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center
  • Marriott Convention Hotel Bakersfield Center
  • Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center Hotel
  • Bakersfield Marriott At Hotel
  • Bakersfield Marriott At The Hotel Bakersfield

You should know

  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.