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Tehachapi California Accommodations

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The Tehachapi center point is around the area of Tehachapi Museum and the area of Tehachapi Hospital Rural Health.

Get off the beaten track and discover Tehachapi, a friendly community nestled in the Tehachapi Mountains. Located between the Mojave Desert and San Joaquin Valley, Tehachapi moves at a slower pace than California's most well-known tourist destination. However, that's a key part of its appeal. More from this guide...

Tehachapi Hotels & Accommodations

Santa Fe Motel in Tehachapi
+1-888-389-4121
120 West Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • 2-star property
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tehachapi, an IHG Hotel : 901 Capital Hills Pkwy.
+1-888-675-2083
901 Capital Hills Pkwy., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • 3 star Rural hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Exceptional Staff
  • Friendly atmosphere
From$101
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tehachapi : 422 West Tehachapi Blvd.
+1-800-716-8490
422 West Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Midscale hotel
  • Hotel has 82 rooms
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Tehachapi : 418 West Tehachapi Blvd.
+1-800-805-5223
418 West Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Low Cost Mountain hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
Best Western Plus Country Park Hotel
+1-888-965-1860
420 West Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Affordable property
  • Hotel has 59 rooms
From$83
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Baymont by Wyndham Tehachapi
+1-888-788-5576
500 East Steuber Rd., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • 3-star hotel
  • Beds need improvement
  • Nice room with complimentary breakfast
Baymont by Wyndham Tehachapi
+1-888-897-9207
500 Steuber Rd., Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Cheap hotel
Budget Inn Of Mojave - Mojave
+1-888-311-4278
16698 Sierra Highway, Mojave, CA 93501 ~16.04 miles east of Tehachapi
  • Three Star property
  • 16 rooms in hotel
Americas Best Value Inn Mojave
+1-888-469-4795
16352 Sierra Highway, Mojave, CA 93501 ~16.27 miles east of Tehachapi
  • Inexpensive property
  • 2 floors in property
Best Western Desert Winds
+1-888-734-9421
16200 Sierra Highway, Mojave, CA 93501 ~16.33 miles east of Tehachapi
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$78
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Motel 6 Mojave Ca #4971
+1-888-841-5292
16100 Sierra Highway, Mojave, CALIFORNIA 93501 ~16.39 miles east of Tehachapi
  • Low Cost Highway property
From$60
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Red Roof Inn Mojave : 2145 State Highway 58 Ca 14 at Ca 58 Bus West
+1-888-455-5160
2145 State Highway 58 Ca 14 at Ca 58 Bus West, Mojave, CA 93501 ~16.83 miles east of Tehachapi
  • Mid-scale property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Comfort Inn & Suites in Mojave
+1-888-965-8297
1385 Highway 58, Mojave, CA 93501 ~17.55 miles east of Tehachapi
  • 3-star property
  • Location is great
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
From$80
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Comfort Inn & Suites in Mojave
+1-888-906-6358
1385 State Highway 58, Mojave, CA 93501 ~17.58 miles east of Tehachapi
  • 3 star property
  • Fitness center on property
Motel 6 Mojave Ca #8993
+1-888-749-6785
16958 State Highway 58, Mojave, CALIFORNIA 93501 ~19.73 miles east of Tehachapi
  • Inexpensive hotel
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Best Western California City Inn & Suites : 10386 California City Blvd.
+1-888-878-9982
10386 California City Blvd., California City, CA 93505 ~28.48 miles east of Tehachapi
  • 2 star Rural property
  • Check in: 2:00pm
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
From$89
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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wheeler Ridge in Arvin
+1-888-389-4485
5620 Laval Rd., Arvin, CA 93203 ~29.54 miles west of Tehachapi
  • 2 star property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Hampton Inn Arvin Tejon Ranch, CA
+1-888-389-4121
5601 Outlets at Tejon Pkwy., Arvin, CA 93203 ~29.70 miles west of Tehachapi
  • Mid-scale property
  • Hotel has 82 rooms
From$90
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Best Western Liberty Inn
+1-888-675-2083
5521 Dennis Mccarthy Dr., Lebec, CA 93243 ~29.98 miles west of Tehachapi
  • Midscale hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Woodspring Suites Bakersfield in Bakersfield
+1-800-716-8490
8311 East Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93307 ~30.24 miles northwest of Tehachapi
  • Midscale hotel
  • 123 rooms in property
Motel 6 Bakersfield Ca #9172
+1-800-805-5223
8223 East Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CALIFORNIA 93307 ~30.34 miles northwest of Tehachapi
  • Low priced property
  • Check-in time: 3pm
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Bakersfield E - Bakersfield
+1-888-965-1860
8230 East Brundage Ln, Bakersfield, CA 93307 ~30.35 miles northwest of Tehachapi
  • Inexpensive property
  • 39 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$44
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Hampton Inn & Suites Bakersfield/Hwy 58, CA in Bakersfield
+1-888-788-5576
7941 East Brundage Ln, Bakersfield, CA 93307 ~30.51 miles northwest of Tehachapi
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 94 rooms in hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Lebec in Lebec
+1-888-897-9207
9000 Countryside Court, Lebec, CA 93243 ~30.53 miles west of Tehachapi
  • Low priced hotel
From$60
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Studio 6 Gorman Ca #5090
+1-888-311-4278
49713 Gorman Post Rd., Lebec, CALIFORNIA 93243 ~32.62 miles southwest of Tehachapi
  • Two-star property
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Tehachapi, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Tehachapi hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The name Tehachapi is thought to come from the dialect of the original inhabitants, the Kawaiisu people. Their word tihachipia means “hard climb,” an accurate description for this location that sits 4,000 feet above sea level! On its settlement in the 1860s, it was simply called Old Town. However, its name was later changed to reflect its roots.

Tehachapi's downtown area grew rapidly after the construction of the Southern Pacific-SP railroad depot. The depot, which was the city's oldest building, suffered severe fire damage in 2008. However, it was lovingly restored and converted into a museum celebrating the city's railroad past.

Modern Tehachapi retains a relaxed small-town feel, but it's a city on the move. Its population has grown by almost 13 percent since 2009, driven by its low crime rate, beautiful weather, and friendly community feel. The city's retail sector is also one of the fastest growing in the state. Tehachapi is considered something of a local secret among the residents and tourists who return year after year. Discover why they love it so much before everyone learns of its appeal!

When should you visit Tehachapi, CA?

Its elevation gives Tehachapi more variable, comfortable temperatures than many Californian locations. Its summers are warm without being oppressively hot. Average midyear daily temperatures usually sit in the 80s. While the mercury occasionally creeps over 100 during heat waves, these are rare. The desert climate means the heat is much drier than along California's coastline.

Rain and snow are common during the spring. Tehachapi gets most of its rain from December to March. Light showers are more common than thunderstorms though, so it's unlikely to disturb your travel plans too much. March also brings most of Tehachapi's snow, although light falls occur between November and April.

Fall is arguably the best time for visiting Tehachapi. It rarely rains or snows during this season, and typical daily highs in the 60s and 70s are perfectly pleasant. Accommodation prices also fall once the summer travelers return home.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Tehachapi, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Tehachapi

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in Tehachapi, CA. Analyze these charts to determine the best dates to book a room in Tehachapi for any future trips.

What are the luxury hotels in Tehachapi, CA?

For a little more pampering, look to Tehachapi's high-end options. These upscale hotels treat travelers to the finer things.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tehachapi is a modern hotel conveniently located in downtown Tehachapi. The brightly colored rooms with high-definition flat-screen TVs showing premium cable channels, fridges, microwaves, and coffee makers are contemporary and welcoming. Hotel staff treat guests to a generous buffet breakfast each morning. Dine in the large indoor breakfast area or enjoy the sunshine on the patio. If you're short on time, the free Grab-n-Go breakfast offers a satisfying quick fix. The indoor pool and spa, fire pit, and outdoor gazebo encourage you to really relax on your getaway.

Business and leisure travelers love the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tehachapi Hwy/Mill Street. All rooms have blackout shades, premium bedding, and your choice of pillows to help you recharge your batteries. Once you're feeling refreshed, make use of your in-room microwave, fridge, high-definition 32-inch TV, and free Wi-Fi. The business center, which has a PC, printer, and fax and copy machines, stays open 24 hours. Once you're done with the paperwork, take a dip in the pool or whirlpool. Don't worry about overindulging at the free breakfast buffet. You can work off the calories in the fitness center.

What are the affordable hotels in Tehachapi, CA?

3 Star Average Prices: $106.41

Tehachapi has several hotel options for travelers on a budget. You'll enjoy simple but smart accommodation at the following local establishments.

Santa Fe Motel might sound like it's in New Mexico, but this affordable hotel is actually conveniently located on Tehachapi Boulevard, a short walk from Hitching Post Theaters, Kohnen's Country Bakery, and Jake's Steakhouse. The rooms are modest but comfortable and clean, with microwave ovens, private bathrooms, and air conditioning. There are selected pet-friendly rooms available for animal lovers. Wi-Fi access and parking are complimentary for all guests.

Golden Hills Motel is a budget-friendly and pet-friendly choice on the outskirts of town. Ideal for travelers wanting to get away from it all, this simple hotel has just 24 rooms, each with microwaves, fridges, air-conditioning units, and private bathrooms with tubs or showers. Local telephone calls, wireless internet access, and self-parking are all included in the rack room rate. The front desk never closes, and there's always free tea and coffee in the common area.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Tehachapi

2 Star Average Prices: $80.92

2 Star Hotel Prices in Tehachapi

What are the best discounts in Tehachapi, CA?

Selected hotels discount their regular room rates for certain travelers. Remember to present your identification at the check-in desk to secure your savings.

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Tehachapi helps AAA and CAA auto club members, seniors 55 and over, AARP members, government and military employees, and large traveling groups save. It has rooms with queen- and king-sized beds, offers ADA-accessible and pet-friendly rooms, and features modern conveniences such as microwave ovens, fridges, and flat-screen TVs showing premium cable channels. Bagels, sweet pastries, and a make-your-own waffle station make the free breakfast buffet a real treat. It's close to local attractions, but there's also an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, and fitness center if you'd rather stay in.

Baymont by Wyndham Tehachapi has special rates for AAA auto club members, seniors, AARP members, government employees, current and former military personnel, and large travel groups. It has all the features you love, including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Recently renovated rooms feature hardwood floors, microwave ovens, fridges, and flat-screen TVs. For the ultimate indulgence, book one of the selected rooms with a private whirlpool tub. Wi-Fi, parking, and the continental breakfast buffet are all included in your room rate. Pets are welcome if discussed with the hotel before checking in.

What are the best value options in Tehachapi, CA?

The following accommodation providers put value first. Their complimentary services and commitment to customer service help your travel dollars do further.

Best Western Plus Country Park Hotel in conveniently located on busy West Tehachapi Boulevard, close to Midori Sushi and Grill, TK Pizza and Pasta, and Kmart. The employees pride themselves on exceptional customer service. They're there to serve 24 hours a day. The free breakfast buffet has all your morning favorites, including eggs, bakery items, and fresh fruit. Parking is also free, along with local calls kept under 30 minutes. The rooms are inviting, with plush beds, minibars, and flat-screen TVs showing premium channels, including HBO and Showtime. The spa, fitness center, and seasonal heated outdoor pool also add value.

Located just outside Tehachapi, America's Best Value Inn Mojave is another excellent choice for travelers who don't mind staying out of the city center. While the rooms aren't especially modern, they have great features, including coffee makers, mini fridges, LCD TVs showing premium cable channels such as HBO, and DVD players. Bring your own favorite flicks or borrow one of the films available in the lobby. The lobby and front desk never close for your convenience. Recreational facilities include an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, amenities usually reserved for more high-end hotels.

How can you have fun outdoors in Tehachapi, CA?

Tehachapi's pleasant year-round weather and picturesque landscape encourage you to have fun outdoors.

Brite Valley Aquatic Recreation Area is a popular campground, but you needn't stay there to enjoy the 90-acre park's great facilities. Enjoy an outdoor lunch at the picnic pavilion; then work off the meal on the hiking trails. Brite Lake is also a popular fishing spot, home to several trout species. Note though that you'll need a California Department of Fish and Wildlife Fishing License if you're aged 16 or older. Swimming and wading aren't permitted, as the lake provides water for the Greater Tehachapi Area.

Tehachapi Mountain Park is another beautiful campground with facilities for the entire community. Explore the trails on foot or rent a horse from the small on-site corral. The park spans 490 acres, so make sure you allow plenty of time if you want to see it all. While the park intends to open all year round, road closures are common during heavy snow. If you can access the park during winter, tire chains are recommended.

Recent renovations have made Meadowbrook Park even more exciting. There are two playgrounds for the kids and exercise equipment for adults. Open grassy areas provide space for young and old to burn off excess energy. The Bike Pump Track, with thrilling bumps and berms, is great fun. The on-site dog park, with separate areas for large and small dogs, is perfect for travelers staying in local pet-friendly motels. Put them through their paces on the agility equipment, or enjoy a simple game of fetch in the open grassy spaces.

With excellent outdoor facilities and a downtown area on the up, Tehachapi makes an ideal travel destination. Discover the appeal of this thriving mountain city on your next Californian getaway.

FAQs about hotels in Tehachapi

What are the top rated hotels in Tehachapi?

Best Western Plus Country Park Hotel, Best Western California City Inn & Suites and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wheeler Ridge are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels in Tehachapi?

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tehachapi, an IHG Hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tehachapi and Best Western Plus Country Park Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near Tehachapi city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Tehachapi?

Santa Fe Motel, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tehachapi, an IHG Hotel, and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tehachapi are the properties closest to Tehachapi city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Tehachapi cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Tehachapi can be as cheap as $80.92 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Tehachapi cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Tehachapi has been $106.41 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Tehachapi?

Oxford Suites Lancaster, Town House Motel and Budget Inn Of Mojave are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Tehachapi?

Towneplace Suites by Marriott Lancaster, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tehachapi and SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lancaster are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Tehachapi?

Comfort Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites and Comfort Inn & Suites Lancaster Antelope Valley are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Tehachapi?

Best Western Plus Country Park Hotel, Best Western California City Inn & Suites and Best Western Plus Desert Poppy Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Tehachapi?

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tehachapi, an IHG Hotel, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Frazier Park and Holiday Inn Express Bakersfield, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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