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Bella Maggiore Inn

67 South California Street, Ventura, CA 93001
Bella Maggiore Inn
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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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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Check-in was quick and easy. Parking is in back (free). The desk will give you a paper to put on your dash. Our room (#16) was overlooking the garden terrace with a fountain. We opened the windows and felt a nice cool breeze and listened to the water trickling from the fountain and it felt wonderful. The bed was cozy,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful visit! No, it's not the Ritz Carlton, but our room was definitely clean. The aged decor gives the place a quaint feel. I'm already the type of person who ALWAYS wears flip-flops in shared spaces like hotels, no matter where I stay, even in the shower. So bleach stains on the carpet are.... Irrelevant to me. Breakfast provided by... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I REALLY wanted to like this hotel. I did. I always prefer boutique hotels to chains, but in this case, I should have stayed at the Best Western. There are a few positives to note. This place is in a great location. The gal working at the front desk was very sweet and clearly cared about doing a good job.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location for a relaxing Ventura get-a-way. Older, but clean, quaint and quiet. Some nice and appreciated touches... Made to order breakfast is included. The pancakes were really good. Wine, cheese and fruit was offered on Saturday night. The other nights wine was served. The first night chocolates were left on our pillow. Bottle water was restocked every day by... More 

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I came to support a friend in the marathon. CUSTOMER SERVICE: From beginning to end, from the moment I first walked in the door until I checked out, every employee of the hotel gave a clinic on what excellent customer service is about. Each interaction I had with an employee was genuine and not merely a polite formality (ever had... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

visited this hotel last year and enjoyed the ambiance, the breakfast (included in the price of the room), and a great European feel... but tried to book a room the other night. sadly the person who answered the phone (after 6-8 rings) said there were too many different rates to give me over the phone and i had to come... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Having an ultra active couple days exploring small towns of California from San Diego up to San Francisco, my husband and I have decided that we need some sleep before we continue to move further. We have found on a map a small town to crush called Ventura. Though, the town seemed charming and a small downtown B&B we have... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The Bella Maggiore has seen better days, but it is not without its charms, plus it has a resident ghost. Would be great if someone would invest some bucks here, as it has character lacking in newer establishments.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Dirty threadbare old rooms, terrible appaling beds, old tired bathromms, no elevator and many stairs. Breakfast was a disaster, bad food, eggs were brought out but no cutlery no toast, then when eggs were cold, the toast was brought out, the fruit was old, there was no jam, no butter. Terrible place. And appallingly old failing wifi!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have not been back to Ventura California in over 14 years. This place is our standby place for a room. The rooms are a bit rundown and need some paint and updating, but overall very happy with the service, cleanliness and service. The breakfast is awesome and prompt. I would totally stay here again and not move so we... More 

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