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 HomeBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:also loved the free wifi and netflixnice cottage/home feel with a poolit was quiet and extremely comfortablebeds are comfortable and we had everything we neededthe dinning room and kitchen were perfect for our holiday dinner and family time
Cleanliness:super clean and felt securei appreciated the communication and overall cleanliness of the placevery clean and excellent communication with hostgreat house clean and spaciousthe house was super clean and stylish
Host:we were extremely appreciative of the hospitality the host offeredweho was very accommodating and is deserving of the super host statussauce was so responsive attentive i would say a great hostas our check-in time approached the host was extremely detailed with entrance directions so getting in was easythe place was just as described on the inside and the hospitality from our owner was the bestRead more reviews
Location:easy check-in and close to everything in bakersfieldhighly recommend this location to anyone staying in bakersfieldthe neighborhood was nice and quietthis home was in the perfect location for both work and leisure in the downtown areabest place we've stayed at in bakersfield five stars
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 bedBakersfield, California, United States
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Amenities & Room:modern furnishings comfortable beds roomy plenty of stores and restaurants nearbyspacious and comfortable home that was a great fit for our family for fourloved the space and the beds were very comfortablewe had a very comfortable stay while visiting the area to go to buttonwillow raceway
Cleanliness:clean inside and outbeautiful clean and comfortable homeas advertised and pictured - a great place clean and spaciousthis place was very clean with a huge backyardmatt's house is very clean and convenient
Host:host is super responsivehost was very helpful and promptmatt was a wonderful host from start to finishhost is pleasant and super responsivehost was great to get us in promptlyRead more reviews
Location:great location close to many groceries and shoppingmatt’s place is a perfect location and probably a best value of all the places you could chooseonly a five minute drive from shops and restaurants but in atranquil and very safe neighborhoodgreat place very good location — near the main road gas stations convenience store etcquiet and safe neighborhood
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 BakersfieldBakersfield, California, United States
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Amenities & Room:the air conditioning and tv work great no issuespull out bed was very comfortable and new ac worked wellwifi relatively strong we were able to stream video pretty wellthe shower gel shampoo and conditioner dispenser was a nice touchvery clean and tidy place with ac and a fan
Cleanliness:very clean and cozy spacevery clean and comfy place to stay atvery clean with mini kitchen and nice bathroomthe place was spotlessly clean and i was very appreciative of thatwe had a great stay; very clean modern and friendly
Host:james & jessica were great hostsjames and jessica are wonderful hostsjames and jessica are always great hostsgreat hosts and nice comfy spacethey are indeed super hostsRead more reviews
Location:really great location very nice neighborhoodit was in a good location as it was close to many eateries and shopping centersto top it all off the location is absolutely perfectquiet location and great space for my short work visitthe location is so great i actually walked into and all around downtown and back one day
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 BedroomsBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very comfortable beds and lots of amenitieswe enjoyed the cosy sofa efficient wifi netflix and great bedswe didn't use the kitchen but we saw a good number of cookware and amenities like oatmealthanks yvonne ever blessed to stay in your apartmentspacious with plenty of light and a beautiful kitchen
Cleanliness:very clean and cozyeverything was clean and cozyclean and beds are comfortablethe place was clean and stylishthe place was great clean comfy and cozy;)
Host:thank you for being great hostshost is really responsive and even provided snackshosts were very responsive and accommodatingthe hosts went out of their way to make sure we were in good shapethe porch lights were left on for us and that was very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:it’s a great location to downtown bakersfieldclose to downtown and easy to get aroundthis is a great spot very close to downtownperfect for families and a great locationperfectly situated in the bakersfield area quiet and cozy with plenty of rooms
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 insideBakersfield, California, United States
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Amenities & Room:great place to stay- has all amenities as mentioned and is an overall very comfortable homeraymond’s place is really nice cozy comfy and full of housing amenitieswe had a comfortable staybeautiful home cozy and perfect for a small family
Cleanliness:very clean and stylishclean and niceit was clean and spaciousgreat place very clean and roomythis was a very clean well-kept house
Host:host was welcoming and attentiveexcellent host and excellent housethe host was very helpful and quick to responda welcoming owner and a wonderful housethe home is very accommodating and we enjoyed our stayed very muchRead more reviews
Location:great location very quiet neighborhoodhighly recommended place to stay in bakersfield spacious house and located close to restaurants and shoppingvery quiet neighborhood which we enjoyedbakersfield is a lovely town and a nice quiet location for the housethe location is great i feel safe when i stay
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 AreaBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:gigi’s apartment was modern and fit our needsall 3 beds were comfortable and a/c worked greatthe sofa chair and beds are all very cozy and bed slept greatvery comfortable space and bedmy daughter-in-law was thrilled with all the food in the kitchen - especially the milk
Cleanliness:it was very clean & organizedplenty clean comfortable linens for beds and lots of fresh towelsvery clean and the inside was nicely decoratedthe place was very cleangreat place super clean
Host:she is a super hostshe was super responsive and accommodatinggigi is a gracious host who attends to any needi was really surprised how nice this place was and how great the hosts weregigi is an amazing host and we loved the placeRead more reviews
Location:the location is great; just down the street from a shopping complex with grocery stores and restaurantsour location was ideal to many shops restaurants and moregreat stylish space convenient location with own parking spacei definitely recommend this airbnb location to anyone looking to stay in bakersfieldonly a five minute drive from shops and restaurants but in atranquil and very safe neighborhood
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 LagoBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were comfortable the view out the back door was lovely and the pool was super nicethis home in bakersfield was very comfortable with an amazing backyard overlooking a beautiful man made lakea comfortable bed beautiful outdoor space and lots of little snacks and coffeesvery comfortable place to stay and relaxthe kitchen is stocked with utensils needed to make and enjoy a meal
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortablesuper clean and incredibly well maintainedthe house itself was sparkling clean and spaciousvery clean and great to work withi̇t is very clean has all the required utensils cinema system decorations etc
Host:felt like home they are great hostsowners are clearly very experienced in rentalsthe host were great anytime i needed something or had a question they were quick to replythese hosts know how to do it right - thank youit was a great experience and our hosts made it soRead more reviews
Location:the location was gorgeous and convenientvery comfortable bed and very close to great restaurants and shoppingperfect location for us in a quiet neighborhoodwhat a beautiful home in a fantastic locationi would definitely recommend their place for a rare opportunity to enjoy the lake up close and personal
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 229985Bakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:eric's place is clean stylish and comfortable the amenities were great - fast internet netflix coffee & teathe bed is on the firm side which i love and the bedding was crisp and fresh
Cleanliness:rest assured the apartment is meticulously clean and orderlythe place was clean centrally located and had everything i needed
Host:great host would returneric's place is wonderful and he is a wonderful hosteric was very responsive to any concerns i haderic was exceptionally communicative throughout and a pleasure to book withRead more reviews
Location:neighborhood was nice besides the homeless at the park across the streeteric’s place is tucked in a charming quiet central residential neighborhood in bakersfieldacross the street is a park for unwinding having a pleasant picnic or reading a good booknot only did it meet all of my needs but it was also a very cute quiet placeadequate place to stay in bakersfield position opposite the park was nice
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 BreakfastBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:appreciated coffee and breakfast snacksbakersfield is very hot but jeran was kind enough to turn on the air conditioning before we arrivedthe room was definitely hot but the hosts have an ac unit available and a fanthe bed was super comfyas expected the guesthouse was cozy and comfortable
Cleanliness:it was quiet nice and cleanlove the no shoes policy super clean and easy processsweet little studio super clean and lovely (it met my germaphobe standards lol)jeran was a wonderful host the space was clean bright and comfortable
Host:very nice hostsvery nice bathroom and nice hoststhanks for hosting usRead more reviews
Location:great stay and a great locationthis is a cute place to stay the night and visit bakersfieldcute stylish place had everything we needed for a quick staycute and cozy home quiet and safe neighborhoodgreat place to stay when visiting friends in the area
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 StudioBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it was remarkably clean and enjoyed the extra amenities (full kitchen coffee snacks etcthere is a well equipped kitchen with a nice gas range and coffee brewer as exceptional perkstons of space easy to access stocked with kitchen supplies for eating inthe bed and bedding was very comfortableit's a beautiful private quiet space with a comfortable bed large shower and a full kitchen
Cleanliness:very clean with plenty of towelsvery clean and comfortablevery clean and comfortableit was clean and we'll keepclean private spacious and quiet area
Host:lovely host enjoyed my stay very muchthank you so much for being an amazing hosti would definitely recommend this hostone of a kind fines has everything you would need great hostsherry was a awesome host will be booking my next stay with herRead more reviews
Location:or a small family the location was safe for kids and close to a grocery storesherry's place is in a great neighborhood near everythingbeautiful little location behind a house nice and quietgreat location and great hostthis place is absolutely beautiful and perfectly private
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 RetreatBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi here was fast and they really make you feel welcomethe room is really sweet and warm with fruits and drink water availablegreat room with its own bathroom
Cleanliness:everything is clean and perfectthe bed is huge with comfy clean sheetsi loved the place super clean and the bed is very comfortable and bigeverything was so clean and beautifully decorated and the bed was so comfortablethe rooms were spotless and the patio area was beautiful
Host:julie & rafael are wonderful hostshosts very intent on pleasing the occupantsthe host response very fast and very friendlyrafael and julie are super kind hoststhe most generous and kind hosts i have ever met everything was lovelyRead more reviews
Location:the location was perfect and easy to get aroundwonderful place to stay we loved staying in the garden suiteplace is perfect little getaway in bakersfieldsuch a beautiful peaceful place with everything that you will need for your trip
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 BungalowBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there were coffee and breakfast items provided which was a thoughtful touchloved the amenities decor as well as how comfortable and cozy the space feltcomfy bed and great amenitiesthe bed was huge and soft like sleeping on a cloudexquisite spot on taste with tons of space brilliant design excellent fabrics appliances and fully stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:very clean and cool placeplace is clean and lovelydecoratively misty's place is immaculate and spotlessly cleana beautifully decorated and clean apartment in bakersfieldfantastic quiet clean and full of local character
Host:the host really makes you feel at home and comfortableshe is also very kindshe was very attentive and responsivethe hosts are also incredibly considerate and hospitablemisty is a wonderful hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is in a safe and charming area and just minutes from the heart of downtownthe location is close to downtown so easy access to restaurants bars and the music venuegreat location with easy parking and easy to uber around towncute cute cute this place is what i love about airbnbthe location is excellent and she has a beautiful backyard
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 HavenBakersfield, California, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i slept on the air bed and it was very comfortableair conditioning units (one in living room and another in bedroom) were efficient and extremely quietawesome apartment with amazing amenitiesthe bed is amazingly comfortableapartment had all the amenities needed for a fabulous stay
Cleanliness:clean and cozy apartmentvery clean and surprisingly roomyclean & comfy great experiencegreat place clean and quietthe house was clean and well equipped
Host:manager was friendly and welcomingthe response to any questions we had was quick and very helpfulthey were very kind and made every effort to accommodate mejessie is a pretty nice host for us love herethey are wonderful hosts and communicate very wellRead more reviews
Location:great location close to many restaurantsgreat location and comfortable staygreat place to stay close to downtownit was located close to the freeway and great local foodit was a perfect location for being close to our local famiy
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 RetreatBakersfield, California, United States
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Amenities & Room:this cottage is cozy and comfortableroomy but cozy it's everything necessary for a relaxing stayac kept the bedroom cool and the comfy bed gave us both a good night's sleepjust as comfortable and enjoyable as our first trip
Cleanliness:very clean and spaciousan adorable apartment that was clean and cozythe place was very quaint and clean with lots of california vintage charmclean and quiet would stay againit is sparkly clean extremely comfortable and really has everything we needed
Host:the instructions and recommendations were helpfulgreat little house and the owner was incredibly helpful and responsive to any questionsthis was a wonderful spot and the hosts were very graciousa very clear communication by the host so all in all it was seamlesscathy is a great host and communicates quickly and kindlyRead more reviews
Location:great location close to downtown eatery's and freeway accessvery comfortable and stylish place near downtown bakersfieldvery nice place in a great locationquaint and quiet home in a great location close to great dinersgreat place to stop over
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 StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great airbnb location in bakersfield very roomy fast wifi super clean great bathroomthe bed was very comfortable and so was the rest of the room
Cleanliness:clean quiet and comfortablevery clean fast communication and easy check invery clean and nice placevery clean safe and quietamazing place very clean and beautiful
Host:jason was a great hostjason is a great hostjason is a professional and courteous hosthands down one of the best hoststhe host replied quickly to every question and helped with great restaurant recommendationsRead more reviews
Location:fantastic abode close to downtowngreat place with nice touches all around and conveniently locatedthe location very safe and private accommodations were beautiful and bed was extremely comfortablevery quiet - i slept very soundly nice touches such as a fruit bowl and cold drinksthis place is exactly what we needed a beautiful place to stay and great neighborhood
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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