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Cliff House Inn on the Ocean

6602 Old Pacific Coast Highway, Mussel Shoals, Ventura, CA 93001
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brenagain
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view brings us to the Cliff House. The service and the food keeps us coming back. The Cliff House is a favorite lunch location because the view is breathtaking. When sitting atop the precipice dinning location, the waves actually break diagonally against the coast. If the ocean and the waves were not enough to calm even the most turbulent... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for one night in May 2015. I am so happy it was only one night! We got in late in the day as we were driving from Laguna Beach. We managed to make it in time for dinner in their in house restaurant. We sat outside by the pool and watched the sunset. It... More 

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Huntington Beach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Just stayed at the Cliff House Inn . The views were magnificent, the room was very small and the towels felt like sandpaper, although the bed was very comfortable. We had dinner at their restaurant ,The shoals , the food was good, I wouldn't say it was great. The disappointing part was while having dinner the waitress was going outside... More 

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Culver City, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Why this place doesn't undergo an overhaul is a mystery to me. Good restaurant, great views, but I haven't been there in awhile, and from what I've read, it still sounds pretty shoddy. If you want isolation, you might like it, but not if you like hearing your neighbors next door.

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Fresno, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The location, views, staff and pool are all a 5. I would describe the room as my grandmas beach cottage... white wicker furniture, beach themed art in non-matching frames, chair pads and bedding that has been around for years and some small maintenance needed in the room... It makes for a comfortable stay as long as you are not expecting... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Reserved 3 months ago. However, due to some error, the reservation got lost in their system... it could happen. Luckily for us, the room we reserved was available. Pros: Staff and amenities personnel were great. Very accommodating and professional. The view is PHENOMINAL! Dining was very good (we had lunch only). Cons: Condition of the hotel is horrid. The walkway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Amazing views from room #11. Doors and windows are a bit loose around the edges but on this sunny and clear early October day, windows wide open to hear the crashing surf all night was perfect. They say free wifi, but during my stay no wifi was visible to my devices. I'd definitely stay again.

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Llano, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

My friend needed some "ocean therapy" so naturally I thought of the Cliff House where I have come for the past 30 years. I have not returned in several years and was happy to see that the rooms are still very "beachy" with some nice upgrades. The staff is very accommodating, both at the front desk and in the restaurant.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Just got home; stayed 3 nights. I want to go back. You have to stay out in the shade,in the day (or in the pool) because the rooms have no A/C. But just hang in the shade or go exploring the area. Restaurant food is good and reasonable. Long Term and Loyal Employees. I hope they stay open forever! Could... More 

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Sierra Madre, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Tough to find a hotel right on the water in this area but the Cliff House Inn rooms are all facing the ocean. We have been staying here for years and they are renovating the rooms. Nothing fancy, but clean and reasonably priced. Restaurant is also quite good.

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