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Cliff House Inn on the Ocean

6602 Old Pacific Coast Highway, Mussel Shoals, Ventura, CA 93001
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Ranked #3 of 10 Ventura B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband had the fish and chips I had the Club. Neither were good the fries were cold and very small pieces. Like the end of the bag of frozen fries. $40 later back to Santa Barbara for some good food. Would never go back even tho the view is awesome. Save your money and go else where

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in California a few days early for a conference, and decided to spend a few days on the coast beforehand. Read some of the reviews about the Cliff House Inn and decided to take the chance on it anyway. No regrets at all! The well-described lack of a 5-star room experience was overblown. Funky, yes...basic...sort of. But I... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, I don't understand any of the poor reviews on this hotel. Yes it's an older place but there are no negatives as far as I can tell. We stayed here for a romantic birthday overnight celebration and couldn't have been more pleased! The view is incredible! Our room (number 7) was decorated with modern attractive furniture, had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone is correct the property is beautifully situated right on the ocean and the restraunt will never disappoint. However me and my new bride booked our suite in December 2014 for our March wedding. The day after our wedding we're hanging out at the hotel when someone decides to recarpet the two rooms next to ours. The crew placed all... More 

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Hazel Green
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of the previous reviews are quite accurate. A bit outdated, but clean; beautiful setting; small inn; small rooms, really small bathroom and shower area; no hair dryers, balcony overlooking the ocean (well, not really a private balcony, but a walk-way to the rooms, open the windows and listen to the ocean below. Nice sitting area on the lawn and... More 

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Rialto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First let me say the reviews are right, it IS old & the rooms could use a little updating. The walls are thin. Theres nothing like listening to the people above/next to your room having a marathon romp. We were in room 11, I say it was next door, my husband said it was one of the rooms above. Either... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Amazing loved falling asleep to the ocean. Bring a blow dryer n iron if you need those things. Great restaurant the food was amazing n the view can't be beat! We had one of the newly remodeled rooms great place for a get away. Now our favorite place to go....

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We love Cliffhouse Inn. We go several times a year. it's no the Ritz, but it's an awesome getaway for couples and the food is awesome. The view cannnot be beat. Dan at the front desk goes out of his way to accomodate any requests and is always super friendly. See you in July !!!

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Arlington, Texas
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Perfect location, beautiful views and rest, but I cannot give 5 stars for location. Bad news one, no hot water, all morning, tepid water, could barely take a shower. Internet dead most of the morning, and the staff could not help untl late morning when management got there. But would I go again? yep.

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Victor, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I think most of the previous reviews are reasonably accurate. We stayed three nights and would stay again, Don't expect the 4 Seasons at these prices (Dec weekend special) but the location was great. Service and food in the restaurant was good; nice complimentary breakfast. Staff was particularly helpful and nice. Rooms and common areas were a bit "long in... More 

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