Bakersfield Hotel's Guests Enjoy Great Outdoors Resting midway between Los Angeles and Fresno, the Holiday Inn Express® Bakersfield Central hotel's location is ideal for all travelers. In addition to our beautiful weather, visitors enjoy plenty of business opportunities and leisure activities near the hotel's location in Bakersfield, California. The hotel's corporate travelers are surrounded by a number of companies, including Chevron, Halliburton, Sears, Frito-Lay, Clariant, Dreyer's-Nestle, Schlumberger, Aera Energy and Baker Hughes. In addition, the hotel is located just five miles from Meadows Field Airport (BFL), which is perfect for long-distance travelers. Here in Bakersfield, California, the hotel's guests enjoy plenty of entertainment. Just two miles away, the Rabobank Arena Theater and Convention Center hosts plenty of live shows including comedians, concerts and plays. Adventurous guests enjoy rafting down the rapids or rock climbing at River's End Rafting in Bakersfield. Numerous hiking trails in the area appeal to outdoors types. The Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Bakersfield Central provides amenities to help visitors make the most of their stay. The gorgeous weather is best enjoyed by the outdoor pool and whirlpool, and the Business Center and Fitness Center help guests stay on their schedule. Our friendly staff invites you to experience the beauty and opportunities that Bakersfield has to offer.