Padre Hotel

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The Padre Hotel
Exterior image of the Padre Hotel.
The Padre Hotel is a longtime landmark in downtown Bakersfield.
General information
Type Hotel
Architectural style Spanish Colonial Revival
Location Bakersfield, California
Address 1702 18th St
Coordinates 35°22′31″N 119°01′18″W / 35.3754°N 119.0217°W / 35.3754; -119.0217Coordinates: 35°22′31″N 119°01′18″W / 35.3754°N 119.0217°W / 35.3754; -119.0217
Completed 1928 (1928)
Renovated 2002-2010
Owner Padre Partners, LP
Height 113.8 feet (34.7 m)
Technical details
Structural system Reinforced concrete
Floor count 8
Lifts/elevators 1
Design and construction
Architect John M. Cooper (1928)
Renovating team
Architect Graham Downes

The Padre Hotel[1]

Kern County Museum[2]

The Padre Hotel is a historical landmark hotel located on the corner of 18th and "H" streets in Bakersfield, California. Originally constructed in 1928 as a luxury hotel and restaurant, the eight-story building recently went through an extensive renovation and reopened in 2010.[3] The Padre Hotel now features 112 rooms and suites, several meeting spaces, a restaurant, a bar, a cafe, a bistro, and an outdoor bar with a cabana and firepits. The Padre Hotel has an on-site caterer and can accommodate a variety of special events. Guests of the hotel are required to be 21 years of age, unless accompanied by an adult. [4]


  1. ^ Media Kit. The Padre Hotel. Accessed: Oct 9, 2012.
  2. ^ Architects Who Designed Buildings in Kern County. Kern County Museum. Accessed: Oct 9, 2012.
  3. ^ KBAK News "New owners reveal plans for future of historic Padre Hotel" Published: March 4, 2008 Accessed: Oct 9, 2012
  4. ^ Home Page. The Padre Hotel. Accessed: Oct 9, 2012.

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