15 Best Airbnbs in Bakersfield, California - Updated 2023


Nestled along Kern River and San Joaquin Valley, is Bakersfield, California, an industrial and agricultural city that offers a lot of fun activities. The town is home to fantastic attraction sites, thrilling events, welcoming people, and diverse cultures, making it a preferred travel destination. Some of the city’s places of interest include Kern County Museum, Hart Park, The Park at River Walk, Greystone Park, and Panorama Park. Various dining options also abound, including Indian and Mexican restaurants, so there’s plenty to choose from. You can visit these establishments to engage in recreational activities like bird-watching, swimming, and shopping. Nonetheless, whether you’re in town for business, studies, or pleasure, you’ll always have an array of vacation rentals to stay in. Keep reading below to find out more about the best Airbnbs in Bakersfield, CA.

1. Lovely abode with hot tub and gated pool

Five minutes’ walk from Fox Theater, Rabobank Arena, and downtown Bakersfield, is this Airbnb in Bakersfield with a pool. Alongside the modern comforts, you can enjoy amenities like a 60-inch TV, Wi-Fi, free private parking, hot tub, and indoor fireplace. Don’t stress about washing your clothes as there’s a washer for provided. And if you’re working from home, there’s a quiet and comfortable workspace equipped with a desk, chair, and internet connection. Besides that, the host is welcoming and easy to communicate with.

Downtown HOME- Pool/Soak Tub/RV Parking- Full Home
Bakersfield, California, United States
55 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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also loved the free wifi and netflix
nice cottage/home feel with a pool
it was quiet and extremely comfortable
beds are comfortable and we had everything we needed
the dinning room and kitchen were perfect for our holiday dinner and family time
super clean and felt secure
i appreciated the communication and overall cleanliness of the place
very clean and excellent communication with host
great house clean and spacious
the house was super clean and stylish
we were extremely appreciative of the hospitality the host offered
weho was very accommodating and is deserving of the super host status
sauce was so responsive attentive i would say a great host
as our check-in time approached the host was extremely detailed with entrance directions so getting in was easy
the place was just as described on the inside and the hospitality from our owner was the best
easy check-in and close to everything in bakersfield
highly recommend this location to anyone staying in bakersfield
the neighborhood was nice and quiet
this home was in the perfect location for both work and leisure in the downtown area
best place we've stayed at in bakersfield five stars
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2. Pet-friendly home with fenced backyard (from USD 143)

Stay in a luxurious home with amenities like Wi-Fi, bathtub, laptop-friendly workspace, outdoor patio, and backyard. Additionally, you can cook your own meals at the establishment’s kitchen that comes with appliances like an oven, microwave, and stove. The spacious bedrooms have king-sized beds with 13-inch mattresses and fresh linen. And as the home is in a prime location, you’ll be minutes away from eateries, shopping centers, and attraction sites like Buttonwillow Raceway.

Spacious & bright Bakersfield home! King size bed
Bakersfield, California, United States
148 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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modern furnishings comfortable beds roomy plenty of stores and restaurants nearby
spacious and comfortable home that was a great fit for our family for four
loved the space and the beds were very comfortable
we had a very comfortable stay while visiting the area to go to buttonwillow raceway
clean inside and out
beautiful clean and comfortable home
as advertised and pictured - a great place clean and spacious
this place was very clean with a huge backyard
matt's house is very clean and convenient
host is super responsive
host was very helpful and prompt
matt was a wonderful host from start to finish
host is pleasant and super responsive
host was great to get us in promptly
great location close to many groceries and shopping
matt’s place is a perfect location and probably a best value of all the places you could choose
only a five minute drive from shops and restaurants but in atranquil and very safe neighborhood
great place very good location — near the main road gas stations convenience store etc
quiet and safe neighborhood
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3. Adorable private bungalow in central Bakersfield

If you’re looking to stay in a private Airbnb with modern amenities like a self-check-in and Wi-Fi, then this property is for you. It’s well-maintained, clean, and comfortable, exhibiting a homey feeling. The living room comes with a flat-screen TV and a comfortable sofa to make you feel at home. Additionally, the establishment is in a quiet environment, which adds to its charm. So if you’re the kind of person who likes privacy, choose this home.

Adorable Private Bungalow In Central Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California, United States
154 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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the air conditioning and tv work great no issues
pull out bed was very comfortable and new ac worked well
wifi relatively strong we were able to stream video pretty well
the shower gel shampoo and conditioner dispenser was a nice touch
very clean and tidy place with ac and a fan
very clean and cozy space
very clean and comfy place to stay at
very clean with mini kitchen and nice bathroom
the place was spotlessly clean and i was very appreciative of that
we had a great stay; very clean modern and friendly
james & jessica were great hosts
james and jessica are wonderful hosts
james and jessica are always great hosts
great hosts and nice comfy space
they are indeed super hosts
really great location very nice neighborhood
it was in a good location as it was close to many eateries and shopping centers
to top it all off the location is absolutely perfect
quiet location and great space for my short work visit
the location is so great i actually walked into and all around downtown and back one day
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4. Downtown bungalow best for families

For a combination of value for money, comfort, and convenience, then consider this three-bedroom Airbnb. It has a recently renovated kitchen with appliances like a coffee/tea maker, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and stove. The bathrooms come with quality toiletries, fresh towels, and hairdryers for body hygiene. Some attraction sites close to the bungalow are Rabobank Arena, Fox Theater, and Maya Cinema. In addition, you’ll also find restaurants like Dewar’s Ice Cream The Mark, Jin Sushi, and Mamma Roomba nearby.

Artist Owned 1922 Bungalow /3 Bedrooms
Bakersfield, California, United States
377 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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very comfortable beds and lots of amenities
we enjoyed the cosy sofa efficient wifi netflix and great beds
we didn't use the kitchen but we saw a good number of cookware and amenities like oatmeal
thanks yvonne ever blessed to stay in your apartment
spacious with plenty of light and a beautiful kitchen
very clean and cozy
everything was clean and cozy
clean and beds are comfortable
the place was clean and stylish
the place was great clean comfy and cozy;)
thank you for being great hosts
host is really responsive and even provided snacks
hosts were very responsive and accommodating
the hosts went out of their way to make sure we were in good shape
the porch lights were left on for us and that was very helpful
it’s a great location to downtown bakersfield
close to downtown and easy to get around
this is a great spot very close to downtown
perfect for families and a great location
perfectly situated in the bakersfield area quiet and cozy with plenty of rooms
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5. Cozy two-bedroom house with an office

Endowed with amenities like a three-car garage, two dining rooms, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and free parking, this home is out to offer a worthwhile stay in Bakersfield, California. The owner has also installed safety features like a smoke alarm, first aid kit, and carbon monoxide alarm. Besides that, there’s a laptop-friendly workspace for those working from home. And for a good night’s sleep, the beds are equipped with quality mattresses, fresh bedding, and extra pillows.

Cozy, the whole house, a lot of space, park inside
Bakersfield, California, United States
235 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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great place to stay- has all amenities as mentioned and is an overall very comfortable home
raymond’s place is really nice cozy comfy and full of housing amenities
we had a comfortable stay
beautiful home cozy and perfect for a small family
very clean and stylish
clean and nice
it was clean and spacious
great place very clean and roomy
this was a very clean well-kept house
host was welcoming and attentive
excellent host and excellent house
the host was very helpful and quick to respond
a welcoming owner and a wonderful house
the home is very accommodating and we enjoyed our stayed very much
great location very quiet neighborhood
highly recommended place to stay in bakersfield spacious house and located close to restaurants and shopping
very quiet neighborhood which we enjoyed
bakersfield is a lovely town and a nice quiet location for the house
the location is great i feel safe when i stay
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6. Elegant apartment with garden views

Whether you’re a business professional, couple, or even a family of travelers, this facility perfectly suits you. Its bedrooms are not only spacious, beautifully decorated, and clean, but also come with king-sized beds, quality mattresses, and fresh bedding. Bathrooms are equipped with toiletries, hairdryers, and clean warm towels to ensure body hygiene while staying at the apartment. The kitchen has an oven, burner, cutlery, and pantry items for those who love cooking their own meals. Other than that, you also enjoy other amenities like cable TV, Wi-Fi, lockbox, and air conditioning.

Bright Modern Apartment w/ Garden view in SW Area
Bakersfield, California, United States
387 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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gigi’s apartment was modern and fit our needs
all 3 beds were comfortable and a/c worked great
the sofa chair and beds are all very cozy and bed slept great
very comfortable space and bed
my daughter-in-law was thrilled with all the food in the kitchen - especially the milk
it was very clean & organized
plenty clean comfortable linens for beds and lots of fresh towels
very clean and the inside was nicely decorated
the place was very clean
great place super clean
she is a super host
she was super responsive and accommodating
gigi is a gracious host who attends to any need
i was really surprised how nice this place was and how great the hosts were
gigi is an amazing host and we loved the place
the location is great; just down the street from a shopping complex with grocery stores and restaurants
our location was ideal to many shops restaurants and more
great stylish space convenient location with own parking space
i definitely recommend this airbnb location to anyone looking to stay in bakersfield
only a five minute drive from shops and restaurants but in atranquil and very safe neighborhood
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7. Lakefront retreat with access to communal pool (from USD 148)

For a nice, quiet stay in a beautiful home with relaxing outdoor spaces in Bakersfield, make this home a priority. It has everything you need to make you feel at home. The living room has reclining seats and a 65-inch TV for that perfect relaxation indoors. And if you’re looking to prepare and cook food, there’s a modern kitchen with appliances like an oven, microwave, dishwasher, and pantry items. Furthermore, there are surveillance cameras outside the property to ensure maximum security. If you enjoy relaxing or taking a stroll along a water body, then you’ll love this establishment.

Casa De Lago
Bakersfield, California, United States
222 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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the beds were comfortable the view out the back door was lovely and the pool was super nice
this home in bakersfield was very comfortable with an amazing backyard overlooking a beautiful man made lake
a comfortable bed beautiful outdoor space and lots of little snacks and coffees
very comfortable place to stay and relax
the kitchen is stocked with utensils needed to make and enjoy a meal
very clean and comfortable
super clean and incredibly well maintained
the house itself was sparkling clean and spacious
very clean and great to work with
i̇t is very clean has all the required utensils cinema system decorations etc
felt like home they are great hosts
owners are clearly very experienced in rentals
the host were great anytime i needed something or had a question they were quick to reply
these hosts know how to do it right - thank you
it was a great experience and our hosts made it so
the location was gorgeous and convenient
very comfortable bed and very close to great restaurants and shopping
perfect location for us in a quiet neighborhood
what a beautiful home in a fantastic location
i would definitely recommend their place for a rare opportunity to enjoy the lake up close and personal
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8. One-bedroom townhouse in a quiet residential neighborhood

This house is tucked in a charming, quiet, central neighborhood, thus perfect for people looking for peace and tranquility. It’s also near grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, and hospitals, adding to glamour. In addition to that, it’s easy to access major highways and freeways from the townhouse. Other amenities at your disposal are Wi-Fi, washer, cable TV, free street and on-premises parking, lockbox, and a well-equipped kitchen. Also, the iconic Beale Park is only a walking distance away.

Downtown Bakersfield Townhouse Free Parking 229985
Bakersfield, California, United States
20 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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eric's place is clean stylish and comfortable the amenities were great - fast internet netflix coffee & tea
the bed is on the firm side which i love and the bedding was crisp and fresh
rest assured the apartment is meticulously clean and orderly
the place was clean centrally located and had everything i needed
great host would return
eric's place is wonderful and he is a wonderful host
eric was very responsive to any concerns i had
eric was exceptionally communicative throughout and a pleasure to book with
neighborhood was nice besides the homeless at the park across the street
eric’s place is tucked in a charming quiet central residential neighborhood in bakersfield
across the street is a park for unwinding having a pleasant picnic or reading a good book
not only did it meet all of my needs but it was also a very cute quiet place
adequate place to stay in bakersfield position opposite the park was nice
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9. Quaint craftsman guesthouse best for couples

This is a newly renovated one-bedroom guesthouse that’s fit for you and that special someone. With a spacious and beautiful garden and high-end finishes to the decorations, this home promises you a great romantic getaway. Also, it’s located in the historic Oleander neighborhood at the heart of downtown Bakersfield. This home is close to several restaurants, downtown businesses, and museums for your convenience.

Urban Guesthouse with Outdoor Space and Breakfast
Bakersfield, California, United States
711 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
appreciated coffee and breakfast snacks
bakersfield is very hot but jeran was kind enough to turn on the air conditioning before we arrived
the room was definitely hot but the hosts have an ac unit available and a fan
the bed was super comfy
as expected the guesthouse was cozy and comfortable
it was quiet nice and clean
love the no shoes policy super clean and easy process
sweet little studio super clean and lovely (it met my germaphobe standards lol)
jeran was a wonderful host the space was clean bright and comfortable
very nice hosts
very nice bathroom and nice hosts
thanks for hosting us
great stay and a great location
this is a cute place to stay the night and visit bakersfield
cute stylish place had everything we needed for a quick stay
cute and cozy home quiet and safe neighborhood
great place to stay when visiting friends in the area
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10. One-bedroom studio for a group of three

This one-bedroom studio located in the Sunset Oleander neighborhood is just the place for a small group of three people. With amenities like a kitchen with a breakfast bar, luggage rack, iron and ironing board, and many others, this studio promises a comfortable time throughout your stay. The beautifully landscaped backyard also offers you and your companions a place to just sit back and relax.

With the studio being only 10 minutes away from Fox Theater, Rabobank, downtown, and many other attractions, you will not be inconvenienced by the distance between the studio and the attractions that Bakersfield has to offer. You’ll also have plenty of options if you’re looking for interesting things to do at night.

Charming Studio
Bakersfield, California, United States
339 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was remarkably clean and enjoyed the extra amenities (full kitchen coffee snacks etc
there is a well equipped kitchen with a nice gas range and coffee brewer as exceptional perks
tons of space easy to access stocked with kitchen supplies for eating in
the bed and bedding was very comfortable
it's a beautiful private quiet space with a comfortable bed large shower and a full kitchen
very clean with plenty of towels
very clean and comfortable
very clean and comfortable
it was clean and we'll keep
clean private spacious and quiet area
lovely host enjoyed my stay very much
thank you so much for being an amazing host
i would definitely recommend this host
one of a kind fines has everything you would need great host
sherry was a awesome host will be booking my next stay with her
or a small family the location was safe for kids and close to a grocery store
sherry's place is in a great neighborhood near everything
beautiful little location behind a house nice and quiet
great location and great host
this place is absolutely beautiful and perfectly private
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11. Garden getaway with free group yoga

For those of you who want a garden getaway with that special someone, this one-bedroom guest suite is right up your alley. Located in a quiet neighborhood and in a beautiful organic botanic garden, you and that special someone will have quite the romantic getaway as you enjoy the numerous herbs, flowers, vegetables, and trees in the garden. If that’s not enough, the host offers free group yoga and meditation as well as vegetarian and vegan food options alongside some organic coffee and tea. You and your loved one will not be disappointed with this Bakersfield rental.

Being only 1 mi (1.6 km) from Bakersfield College and 5 miles (8 kilometers) from downtown, the home guarantees that you also have easy access to the numerous attractions around Bakersfield.

Peaceful Garden Sanctuary Retreat
Bakersfield, California, United States
101 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi here was fast and they really make you feel welcome
the room is really sweet and warm with fruits and drink water available
great room with its own bathroom
everything is clean and perfect
the bed is huge with comfy clean sheets
i loved the place super clean and the bed is very comfortable and big
everything was so clean and beautifully decorated and the bed was so comfortable
the rooms were spotless and the patio area was beautiful
julie & rafael are wonderful hosts
hosts very intent on pleasing the occupants
the host response very fast and very friendly
rafael and julie are super kind hosts
the most generous and kind hosts i have ever met everything was lovely
the location was perfect and easy to get around
wonderful place to stay we loved staying in the garden suite
place is perfect little getaway in bakersfield
such a beautiful peaceful place with everything that you will need for your trip
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12. Beautiful guest house with its own private entrance

This lovely house comes with huge trees, a lush environment, and flowers, thus offering a serene ambiance. There’s also an outdoor sitting area where you can relax and enjoy the California sun. Other amenities include free parking on-premises, Wi-Fi, and a well-equipped kitchen to cater to your daily needs and wants. Also, breakfast is provided by the host. You’ll also find some fun things to do with places of interest nearby including Fox Theater and Maya Cinema.

Lovely downtown Bakersfield Oleander Bungalow
Bakersfield, California, United States
441 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were coffee and breakfast items provided which was a thoughtful touch
loved the amenities decor as well as how comfortable and cozy the space felt
comfy bed and great amenities
the bed was huge and soft like sleeping on a cloud
exquisite spot on taste with tons of space brilliant design excellent fabrics appliances and fully stocked kitchen
very clean and cool place
place is clean and lovely
decoratively misty's place is immaculate and spotlessly clean
a beautifully decorated and clean apartment in bakersfield
fantastic quiet clean and full of local character
the host really makes you feel at home and comfortable
she is also very kind
she was very attentive and responsive
the hosts are also incredibly considerate and hospitable
misty is a wonderful host
the location is in a safe and charming area and just minutes from the heart of downtown
the location is close to downtown so easy access to restaurants bars and the music venue
great location with easy parking and easy to uber around town
cute cute cute this place is what i love about airbnb
the location is excellent and she has a beautiful backyard
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13. Downtown hideaway best for solo travelers or couples

Located north of downtown Bakersfield is this cozy little home. It’s endowed with amenities like a washer, free on-premises parking, air conditioning, bathtub, and a fully equipped kitchen, to cater to your needs and wants. For entertainment, a smart TV and Blu-ray DVD player are at your disposal. The bedroom has a king-sized bed, two closets, drawers, and a full-length mirror, to bring out a homey feeling. And as the establishment is conveniently located, you’ll find eateries like Steak House and Subway closeby.

Downtown Haven
Bakersfield, California, United States
204 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i slept on the air bed and it was very comfortable
air conditioning units (one in living room and another in bedroom) were efficient and extremely quiet
awesome apartment with amazing amenities
the bed is amazingly comfortable
apartment had all the amenities needed for a fabulous stay
clean and cozy apartment
very clean and surprisingly roomy
clean & comfy great experience
great place clean and quiet
the house was clean and well equipped
manager was friendly and welcoming
the response to any questions we had was quick and very helpful
they were very kind and made every effort to accommodate me
jessie is a pretty nice host for us love here
they are wonderful hosts and communicate very well
great location close to many restaurants
great location and comfortable stay
great place to stay close to downtown
it was located close to the freeway and great local food
it was a perfect location for being close to our local famiy
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14. rental unit to evoke that cozy and homey feeling

Built in the late 1940s, this one-bedroom rental unit still retains the original tile work and cabinetry alongside modern additions such as a smart TV, DVD player, and a queen-sized bed.

The unit promises a cozy and homey feel through its furnishings. Situated in the old yet safe Westchester neighborhood, the unit is only eight blocks from the center of downtown as well as being close to attractions such as Beach Park, Fox Theater, and Bakersfield Museum of Art.

Cozy Boho Retreat
Bakersfield, California, United States
94 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this cottage is cozy and comfortable
roomy but cozy it's everything necessary for a relaxing stay
ac kept the bedroom cool and the comfy bed gave us both a good night's sleep
just as comfortable and enjoyable as our first trip
very clean and spacious
an adorable apartment that was clean and cozy
the place was very quaint and clean with lots of california vintage charm
clean and quiet would stay again
it is sparkly clean extremely comfortable and really has everything we needed
the instructions and recommendations were helpful
great little house and the owner was incredibly helpful and responsive to any questions
this was a wonderful spot and the hosts were very gracious
a very clear communication by the host so all in all it was seamless
cathy is a great host and communicates quickly and kindly
great location close to downtown eatery's and freeway access
very comfortable and stylish place near downtown bakersfield
very nice place in a great location
quaint and quiet home in a great location close to great diners
great place to stop over
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15. Spacious guest suite located in downtown

This is a spacious one-bedroom guest suite conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood in the downtown area. It’s close to several restaurants and shops, as well as being two blocks away from the city bike path, running trails, and parks. The studio itself offers a backyard, indoor fireplace, iron, queen-sized bed, twin pullout, and many more for your comfort and convenience.

Conveniently located, downtown guest cottage!
Bakersfield, California, United States
372 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great airbnb location in bakersfield very roomy fast wifi super clean great bathroom
the bed was very comfortable and so was the rest of the room
clean quiet and comfortable
very clean fast communication and easy check in
very clean and nice place
very clean safe and quiet
amazing place very clean and beautiful
jason was a great host
jason is a great host
jason is a professional and courteous host
hands down one of the best hosts
the host replied quickly to every question and helped with great restaurant recommendations
fantastic abode close to downtown
great place with nice touches all around and conveniently located
the location very safe and private accommodations were beautiful and bed was extremely comfortable
very quiet - i slept very soundly nice touches such as a fruit bowl and cold drinks
this place is exactly what we needed a beautiful place to stay and great neighborhood
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Accommodation with a difference

Although the above facilities are different in location, size, and service delivery, they’re out to bring out a homey feeling. Check out these best Airbnbs in Bakersfield, California and you won’t go wrong. There are also RV rentals available should you wish to consider more accommodation options.

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