Padre Hotel Est. Prior to 1930

1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA, United States

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$129 avg. room rate
If you're doing an event in the deserts of Southern California, this is the place to scope out. 
Bakersfield's finest hotel, opened to the wild public of the Roaring 20s is a transformative boutique of luxury. Eat at one of class-act eateries, drink at a locally beloved dive, or make good on a spa package.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Bar / Club / Lounge
Boutique Hotel
Historic Building
Views
Cityscape
Style
Classic
Contemporary
Glamorous
Romantic
Urban
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Baby Shower
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

The historic Padre Hotel is Bakersfield's only 4 Diamond Hotel. Located in downtown Bakersfield, Padre Hotel opened in 1928 and was lovingly resorted in 2009. 
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Additional Charges

Catering charges are subject to tax and service charge. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
100
Buffet
100
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
Prior to 1930
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
Padre Hotel has 112 beautifully appointed suites and guest rooms
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

The Farmer's Daughter's Suite is the ultimate post-party resting spot with a 2 person jacuzzi tub and sklyine views. Check out the wood column by Farmacy Cafe to see a handprint from our friendly ghost. 

Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
Design:
Padre's cowboy chic design is a nod to Bakersfield's rollicking past. Original Spanish Colonial elements make the Padre Hotel a unique backdgrop to your special occassion. 
Standout Venue Features:
We have five food and beverage outlets and are able to accommodate almost any catering taste. 
Extra Perks:
Tables, banquet chairs, standard linens, china and glassware. 
Awards & Notables Sunset Magazine - "Foodie Heaven"
AAA 4 Diamond Award
TripAdvisor Traveler Choice
Long Island Medium
Diners, Dives and Drive Ins
 
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Belvedere - Fine dining, traditional steakhouse. Voted Bakersfield Best for Romantic Meal
Brimstone Saloon - Casual dining and bar. Voted Best Business Lunch, Best Burger, Best Happy Hour
Farmacy Cafe - High occtaine coffee and light eats
Bars & Lounges:
Prairie Fire - Rooftop lounge
Prospect Lounge - Nightclub and venue
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