Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the room rates? Our room rates range from $70 to $150 per night with no seasonal changes. Rates are subject to 6% Kern County room tax.
No minimum stay requirements. Gift certificates are available.

Are discounts offered? We offer a 50% discount on all room rates after your 2nd night of stay.  Other long-term rates can be arranged. A 10% discount is offered if you rent all five rooms.
Are reservations required?: Advance reservations are suggested. No minimum stay requirements for holiday and other special weekends. A credit card number is required at the time reservation is made.

What is the cancellation policy? We are a very small B&B and cancellations can greatly impact our business. However, we understand that things happen beyond anyone’s control. If you need to cancel, just give us a call by 6pm the day before and we will not charge any cancellation fee. Cancellations the day of reservation or no-shows will be charged 50% of the reserved room rate. Holidays and festival weekends require a 5-day advance cancellation or a 100% fee will apply.

When is check in? Please check in between 1pm and 10pm unless special arangements have been made.

When is check out? Noon or by prior arrangement.
Is smoking allowed? Smoking is only permitted on the outdoor porches, never in any of the rooms.

Are kids welcome? Please bring the kids, we love children at the Old Bear.

Are pets allowed? Pets are always welome. All our rooms are pet friendly at no additional charge. There are two dogs (Pepper the Dalmatian and Heidi the Cattle Dog) in residence at the Old Bear along with KnickKnack, our cat who chooses to stay exclusively in the owner's bedroom.

Credit Cards? We accept Visa and MasterCard credit, as well as cash.