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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1080 Navigator Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
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Palmer, Alaska
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having read some of the negative reviews on this site, I was leery about staying here. My fears were unwarranted. Concerns about privacy in the bathroom are unwarranted unless you have a very deep seated fear of peeping toms looking through pinhole cracks in slotted windows. Someone would have to be very bold to stand in a public place and... More

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Irvine, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of the harbor is incredible from the third floor balcony. You are literally 20 feet away and 20 feet above it. Sunset couldn't have been more spectacular. Here is the butt; in a place with so much potential, you would hope they would put in some elegance to compliment their location. Front door view of active farmland and... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor, responded to this review

Dear TravelinRobot, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are sorry for the shortfalls you have experienced during your stay. Your comments are highly valuable and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. Rest assured,... More

BC, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This HIE is in a nice location on the Ventura Harbor marina, connected to a Sheraton 4 points by a walking bridge overpass. The pool and the restaurant were both over at the Sheraton, so if you want easier convenience to those, stay there, otherwise, HIE patrons can walk across and use them. The HIE did have a breakfast bar... More

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was close to cancelling this reservation based on the negative reviews I had read but I am so glad I kept it. The staff at this hotel were wonderfully and went out of their way to ensure my stay was pleasant including changing my room upon check-in when I found out that the ground floor room did not have... More

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Oxnard, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express Ventura Harbor for 2 weeks while my husband did some work at a local hospital. We had requested a harbor view room with a balcony. The first night it wasn't available but the following night we had the room we requested. The property is older. Clean room. Clean bathroom. The first room was... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor, responded to this review

Dear Kathy H, We truly appreciate you taking the time to post your review and all the nice comments about our facilities, location and the service you received from our staff. Your feedback with the sewer type smell has been noted for review and future considerations. Please accept our apologies for any dissatisfaction this has caused you. Once again, thank... More

Saint Joseph, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed two nights and had a great time. Staff was amazing. We had two rooms and we all said we would come back. Right on the harbor. Really great for a weekend getaway. Even walked over to the Four Points for drinks one night. Very easy and a lot of fun.

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Dover Plains, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were quite pleased with our decision to book here. Seems others had a different take, but our stay was very pleasant. Many of our plans centered on the Channel Islands National Park, and this hotel is right by the pier that provides access to the Park. There are many restaurants in the Harbor Village, as well as the National... More

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My friend and I went to the Holiday Inn’s website and booked a room with a Harbor View for 3 nights. When we arrived, we were told that we had a room with a view of…a brick wall instead. We paid $10/night extra for the room with a view, but all we were told was “we’re sold out…there’s nothing we... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor, responded to this review

Dear Brian S, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ventura Harbor, CA. It is regrettable you were not satisfied with the service you received. I would like to address this with you further. I have sent you a private message to obtain more information about your stay. I look forward to... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was Nice big Room in Asian design and big bed. Room at first floor has a big Window with excellent view to boats. But somebody walk outside and looking something in your place. Breakfast is the same and standard everyday. You can cook food - in number there is a stove. Don't choose first floor. Номер был большой с... More

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ok - went to this hotel as we were going on a "Scarlet Bell" wedding cruise of which I will review next. This hotel is fairly nicely located at the marina. The view off our balcony was nice. The dead fish smell was a little overwhelming when we arrived. The lobby was small and outdated as was the entire hotel.... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor, responded to this review

Dear Momwithchildren, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the service you received prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We take all of the reviews we receive very seriously as they allow us to identify areas that may benefit from additional attention. We have shared your comments with... More

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Address: 1080 Navigator Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
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Location: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor 2.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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