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Cliff House Inn on the Ocean

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   6602 Old Pacific Coast Highway, Mussel Shoals, Ventura, CA 93001
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In all reality, this place is a $39 Motel 6 room with a $150 location up-charge. A few things that bothered me: -"Take a dip in our heated pool!" they said. The pool is not heated. At all. -"We have you booked in an ocean-view room." The Motel 6 sized window opens up to a set of stairs; but if... More

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West Hollywood, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Listen, this place can't be used as a "vacation destination" BUT if you are traveling through or need a night or two away from the city this place is perfect. I have come here a few times to work when I needed solace from LA and it is a perfect refuge. Rooms with the view of the ocean, a wonderful... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 2 nights 6th & 7th June, checked out after one day and paid for a Hotel in ventura. Apart from being right next to busy Highway, rooms were awful, smelly, carpet stains and very noisy, especially if someone was using the shower or toilet in next room! Rickety wooden balcony to the rooms on the front sloped towards... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have been passing this place for 40 years and wondered what it was like and needed a place to stay on my way back to LA. Took a chance and stayed at the Cliff House. If you expect a luxury establishment with high end toiletries, elaborate furnishings, and 5 star service, then do not stop. You will be highly... More

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Duarte, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife and I, along with our 3 children (3, 6, and 9 year old boys) stayed here for 2 nights, and had Room 16. Certainly, the hotel is right on the rocks of the ocean, and you can't access the water from the hotel itself, but a 5 minute walk on Old Coast Highway and there is a public... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

First of all the price is way too high... The place might have been nice once upon a time but it needs updating big time. Old stinky carpet, stains on walls, furniture has seen better days, rust covers metal fixtures and paint is peeling off the walls and doors. Taking shower almost impossible as goes hot and cold all the... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

OK, this place is old and the rooms are small. But they are clean, everything in them works and you can't beat the view. Check-in was efficient and friendly. We stayed in room #15 which had a nice queen-size bed and a good shower. WiFi worked fine, although it was sometimes slow. We dined in the restaurant and found the... More

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed for one night on our road trip. When we arrived, I was slightly concerned about how close the Cliff House is to the highway but once inside the room this was not a problem as the sounds of the ocean drowned out any road noise. Our rooms were on the first floor and each had a fabulous view... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

There's a lot of good & bad points people have said, But for the price we couldn't fault it, after booking I then check on trip advisor & thought oh my god what have we booked, but really was pleasantly surprised, it's not 3stars, but bed very comfortable, couldn't hear traffic on main highway only the waves , it looked... More

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Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It's too bad really as the location is perfect-right on the ocean, the restaurant is excellent and this could be a real gem. However that is not the case. The rooms are horribly out dated, dirty, carpets are stained, beds sag, rooms desperately need painting, shower full of mold and room smelled terrible. The outside areas could have been nice... More

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Address: 6602 Old Pacific Coast Highway, Mussel Shoals, Ventura, CA 93001
Location: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Cliff House Inn on the Ocean 2*
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Also Known As:
Cliff House Inn On The Ocean Hotel Ventura
Cliff House Ventura
Cliff House Bed Breakfast Shoals Restaurant Ventura
Cliff Shoals Restaurant House

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