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Viking Motel

2107 East Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
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Viking Motel
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Ranked #5 of 10 Ventura B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

It was Clean, and quiet, came with a hot tub, kitchen, and free wifi. Fresh sheets and towels :) Some things needed maintenance like chipped tile, very little kitchen utensils, but you cant beat it for $100

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights to visit Los Padres National Forest and Channel Islands National Park. The location was good enough for this purpose, with a grocery very close by.

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Downey, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The Viking is a poorly maintained, haphazardly patched motel. The kitchenette had no utensils but for an old knife. I had to ask for a coffeemaker and it was heavily used and stained. The paint on the bathroom ceiling was flaking off and when the guest above showered, it literally rained in our bathroom. Furniture was non matching and looked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The room was smelly, very old furniture with worn out beds. Directly next to the main street- so really loud at night. No coffee for the coffee machine. The tennant was friendly. We wouldn't stay there another time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I am not sure how anyone could rate this anything above terrible. The bars on the windows should have been our first clue. We were a larger group that took up several rooms and they were all the same! There were brown stains in the bottom of the shower; the tiles loose and falling off the wall. Each room had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I booked the hotel for my trip. At first year 2011 was ok. Eventhough the room is big but facilities was old and smell so bad. Following 2012, I booked and got confirmation but upon arrival, they tokd me no room available, put me in sister hotel name Crystal Palace. Yet they gave me discount but it was very annoyed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We stayed in Ventura before our flight to New Zealand from LAX, so needed somewhere to get a good nights sleep. We came across this place, and although quirky, it was a really cool place to stay. We were given a choice of rooms, and chose one with a spa / jacuzzi which was a nice touch! There was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Me and my girlfriend were visiting the west coast from San Francisco to LA. We found this motel on Booking.com Usually, we are quite "hard" with our comments but this time it is a10/10. Location: Hotel is 2min by car from the main street were all goods restaurants & bars are. And only 5min from the seaside. Welcome:The owner was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Arrived late into Ventura one evening and stayed one night. The room was large and clean and had a large t.v and jacuzzi which my wife thought was great. The room had its own separate kitchen area where you could prepare food although there was very little in the way of cutlery. Bed was comfortable but room was a little... More 

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