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Bella Maggiore Inn

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67 South California Street, Ventura, CA 93001
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Bella Maggiore Inn
Ranked #5 of 20 hotels in Ventura
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pasadena, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We definitely enjoyed our stay here. The staff was more than welcoming. The only quirk is that because it is on the main drag, it gets REALLY loud at night on the weekends. They do warn you about this prior to even booking your room, so for that, I am grateful. The place isn't the most modern, but they make... More

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Capistrano Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We just returned from a two day midweek stay at the Bella Maggiore. We have been dedicated patrons for over fifteen years and always look forward to the relaxed atmosphere. As usual, the staff was friendly and accommodating. The rooms and common areas are clean and well maintained. The reasonable room rates include a "real breakfast" from a menu in... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Have stayed here a few times, always with friends, and always a great time. There are supposed to be ghosts (although I have encountered them in Virginia City, NV, I didn't see any here). The rooms are nice, some smaller than others, but there are nice public areas for sitting and reading a book and relaxing. And we always had... More

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New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

This visit...no breakfast as stated.....from Mon to Fri ....first told the chef was ill then they gave up and just served continental until Fri when lo and behold B&B was good again!! I have written the mgmt over the years asking that they consider giving the place a thorough cleaning....never heard back Upside of this place is the terrific location... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

There was one staff member who was extremely RUDE. Unfortunately, I didn't catch her name (since she didn't introduce herself to us). She was an older woman with long blonde hair. And everytime my bf or I would walk past her at the front desk, we'd greet her. And every single time she'd turn away and completely ignore us. We... More

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San Diego, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at the Bella Maggiore several times. This isn't a 5-star hotel, and it's a little frayed around the edges. BUT: It's location downtown places it within a short walk to all the best restaurants and nightspots. The rooms are clean and the breakfast served in Nona's restaurant in the lovely courtyard make this hotel... More

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Tampa FL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We were in Ventura to visit Channel Islands National Park. Being tired of chain hotels, we were looking for a unique place to stay and found it in Bella Maggiore Inn. The location is great, right in the middle of old downtown with shops and restaurants galore. I was really surprised by the negative reviews of the staff. We thought... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I visit Ventura regularly but I had never stayed at Bella Maggiore before. It was a pleasant surprise. It should be said right up front that this is not a brand new, state of the art hotel like the Wynn in Las Vegas. Just the opposite. This is an older property and it shows it age but it also reflects... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have been staying here for 18 years both on business trips and for pleasure. It's always felt like home - with friendly staff and affordable, comfortable accommodations. Until our past 2 stays this year when the hotel staff were simply rude to us. This past summer we were staying on business and during our breakfast the staff interrupted us... More

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Westport, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

When visiting our son and his family in Ventura, CA we usually stay at the Bella Maggiore Inn. We love the location, as it's within walking distance to Erik's house, shopping, dining and the beach. The place is very unique. It has that old European charm. The lobby is beautifully decorated with antique furniture, and large paintings adorn the walls.... More

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Address: 67 South California Street, Ventura, CA 93001
Location: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Bella Maggiore Hotel Ventura

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