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Inn on the Beach

1175 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Indio, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me start by saying what you are paying for at this hotel is the privilege of being directly on the beach which after my stay I am NOT certain it is worth it. The view is not that gteat. As a frequent traveler I have come to expect the good with the bad that is a part of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views form the hotel are great, you are right on the beach front, however the hotel is in need of redecoration and isn't particularly clean. We had a leak in our sink and the toilet was blocked on two occasions. We did report the problems and they were seen to, but the toilet only blocked again the next day.... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is the best. Right on the ocean. Rooms are outdated, but the beds comfortable. The little seating area outside the room was quaint. If you don't mind a lot of wallpaper go for it. You can't get any closer to the ocean than this place.. But see my other remarks as well.

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I still recommend this but beware and be ready for all the deferred maintenance items and too many visible, badly done repairs.. and everything screaming neglect . Stay here several times a year and have watched it slowly deteriorate to the point where the last stay was not positive. Other posts are correct that the balconies are showing rust and... More 

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NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is simple and quaint. Clean and comfortable rooms. The best part is the location. It is right on the beach and that makes it perfect. There are a few restaurants and beaches and shops on the street right outside. The staff is incredibly helpful.

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed here 2 nights . The view is great and loved sleeping with the sound of the waves. As many other reviews have said the placeus abut dated but still well worth the money. The updated bathroom was quite nice. Close proximity to everything you need.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The best thing about the hotel is its location. Third floor is a must and the view is outstanding. The sound of the waves coming into the room is hard to beat. The interior is tired but the sheets clean and beds comfortable. The whole place could do with a deep-clean and updating but the sunsets are lovely.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I would concur that the flowered wall paper alone would not deter me and did not deter me from staying here. However, this is overpriced and in dire need...at least the room we were in...of updating and deodorizing. The carpet was visibly filthy in spots and had an odor about it. The wallpaper and furnishings are so outdated except for... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Comfortable, friendly, "boutique" hotel. All rooms face the ocean but get on the second or third floor to ensure an unobstructed view. Great center for whale watching, trips to the Channel Islands and hiking/birdwatching. Close to Santa Barbara if missions are your thing. This was our second stay. Le Petite Restaurant, Cafe and Bakery on Spinnaker Drive serves an outstanding... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

To be honest, this place could use some freshening-up. I don't mind flowered wall paper and a shabby-chic decor, but some things were just plain run down and should be thrown out. For example, the carpet in the stairway. How many hundred cups of coffee have been spilled on it? Or was it used motor oil? Some of the wall... More 

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