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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for an inexpensive motel right on the ocean just for a two-nights stay. All I wanted was to hear the waves at night and have beautiful unobstructed views of the ocean. That describes this property to a tee. It is literally right off the southbound only exit of 101- you exit basically into the parking lot. However,... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our two nights at the Cliff House Inn. The Inn is older and needs some updating however they are working on repairs and updating now. It is located on the beach and the views are spectacular. There is a pool to enjoy, as getting down to the beach is a bit difficult. The restaurant is delicious, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cliff house Inn is nothing fancy, but the setting is beautiful and right on the ocean. Rooms are adequate. Bed was comfortable. Best of all Is the sound of the ocean at night. There was no air conditioning in our room, but we didn't need it since the breeze was brisk at night coming off the ocean.

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Millersburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night last week and made unforgettable memories. Although the decor and amenities were outdated, our stay couldn't have been more perfect. The view is worth every penny. Turned our phones off, enjoyed the cool ocean, hot sand and listened to waves crash all night. Dinner was pretty good-I think they can do better. We just caught them... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to a UCSB graduation we booked this place. Pros: location is great, fall asleep to the sound of waves, walking distance to a nice sandy beach, food in restaurant is pretty good. Cons: Drove up from LA on a Friday after work, got there at 8:10 and as we checked n we were told we had 20 min to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great time with the kids. Low key beach bungalow comes with breakfast right on the shore. Staff nice and location unbeatable. The place is a bit run down but clean. Spent most of the time in the pool overlooking the water. The restaurant was surprisingly good. We stayed in small apartment with 2 rooms with king beds. Some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Above expectations on location, but hotel is only basic and clean. I would go again. The restaurant is top priority for this hotel and expensive. However, you will be able to hear the ocean all night and wake to a beautiful view. Dolphins and seals swim by everyday!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed here one night on May 14th, 2015. Each of the staff I talked with were very friendly from the friendly gentleman who checked me in to the staff in the restaurant. The views are amazing! After checking in I sat out on the lawn just soaking in the view of the coast and of the visible Channel Islands.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

1. The location, view, access to beach etc... INCREDIBLE! 5stars 2. The restaurant food. Always always delicious and fresh and worth the price. 5stars 3. The complimentary continental breakfast. Ugh. The food is leftover, stale, unhealthy and the coffee cups are often dirty. 1star 4. The rooms. Sigh. There is so much potential but they've yet to be completely renovated.... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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