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2406 E. Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93003
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Rex Motel
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Ranked #16 of 21 Hotels in Ventura
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This motel was very old, smelly and dirty. The pillows were so disgusting that we ending up putting our own beach towels on them to sleep on. We couldn't wait to leave, in fact we left at 7am and left the keys in the drop box. I do not recommend this motel is was way, way, way too expensive for... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Positives: Both the young man who handled the phone reservation and the young woman who checked us in were kind, polite and efficient. The room and bathroom were clean and so was the fridge and microwave. The bed had a good mattress. The room was quiet. The room rate was very reasonable. Negatives The outside of the motel would benefit... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The good: There were no bedbugs. The bedding was clean, and the bathroom was clean. The front desk staff was friendly and professional. The price: $50/night The bad: Everything else except the above was filthy. (not dirty - filthy). Most of the carports were filled with old furniture and the entire property looked like an episode from Sanford and Son.... More 

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Frisco, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We had the handicap room and it was spacious, quiet, and comfortable. The bathroom was one big shower and completely tiled on all surfaces. The king-sized bed was clean and comfortable. The furnishings were coordinated if a bit retro. The property is really something out of the 60s with carports for each unit and a central court with small islands.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I get that people have different standards for rooms, but in my opinion, lots of people just like to complain. My husband and I stayed here in room 1 with three of our friends in room 2. We have no real complaints. I would suggest they make the bedside plugs a little more accessible for phone charging, but I find... More 

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All Over The Silver State
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79 reviews 79 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We made our fifth trip to the Rex recently. We made a reservation and asked for our favorite room. We arrived and found that our room had been occupied for the last 2 weeks, and the resident was still there. The young lady at the front desk apologized profusely and upgraded us to a larger room with a kitchen (at... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

DO NOT STAY HERE!!! I have no idea why this motel cost as much as it did. I picked it hoping it would be a step up from Motel 6, but it was absolutely disgusting. There was food left over from the previous occupant in the refrigerator, the microwave was covered in spattered food and there were granola bar wrappers... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

First thing I want to do is thank my wife for not killing me for booking a room here. I don't know what happened since the last folks reviewed this place, but I guarantee if you were driving by and saw it, you would keep going. We drove up and there was furniture in the parking stalls, a mobile home... More 

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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

My friends almost killed me (I made the reservations) when we arrived. From the outside this place seems like Bates Motel..yes, the place is a million years old.! BUT, our stay was great! Many other harbor area hotels are noisy and parking is a hassle. Not here, the interiors are clean, recently upgraded, and great for a night on your... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

My friends and I had such a great time here. The room was clean, smelled nice, spacious and the Room came standard with mini-fridge and microwave. Employee I encountered was helpful and nice. I would definitely recommend anyone to stay here if they're on a budget because the location could not be more ideal.

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Address: 2406 E. Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93003
Location: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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