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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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Ranked #7 of 20 hotels in Ventura
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a great location if you want to do activities in the harbor. The hotel was very nice, with a nice view of the harbor. The staff was very friendly and greeted us every time we walked in the door. The breakfast was really good, and varied from day to day. I loved that they had chobani yogurt,... More

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Rosemary A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and writing your review.I will share the comments with my staff. Hope to see you soon. More

oxnard, ca
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called the hotel directly to make a reservation and was told I would get a King bed in an accessible room on the 3rd floor. I have medical issues and wanted a room with a tub seat. My boyfriend was visiting from out of state and I was looking forward to the stay. At check in I was told... More

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

Dear scarlet227, Thank you for your recent stay with us and reviewing our property. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience regarding your room type and with the level of service you received. I have taken note of your comments and we will address these points to improve upon our services. Again, I regret that this has impacted your... More

Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is your typical Holiday Inn with one big difference: it overlooks spectacular Ventura Harbor which is filled with hundreds of sailboats. If you are taking the ferry to Channel Islands National Park, you can't beat this location. The ferry dock is about 1/2 mile away (a little far for a walk, and there is plenty of parking at the... More

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Taft, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend. Everything was great, from the girl who greeted us the evening we arrived (don't remember her name, but she was very enthusiastic) until we checked out. The beds, the sheets, towels, breakfast, view, everything was great. My only complaint --- I made the reservation and (thought) I paid for this room... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I just returned home from a 9 day stay at this hotel. The only negative I could find was that it was just a bit dated, but it was very well-maintained and clean. The staff was courteous and helpful. The free breakfast buffet was good. The wifi was adequate for business use, and the tv had more channels than I... More

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK
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188 reviews 188 reviews
96 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Had 2 nights here in April 2014. Room 357 with comfy king bed, sofabed, large wardrobe, microwave & refridgerator, with balcony. First impressions: Room had a slight musty odour when we entered, however, after opening the balcony and letting in some fresh air this soon cleared. The room was large, clean and comfy other than that. Bathroom: Good, clean facilities... More

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Boston
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149 reviews 149 reviews
76 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed here as this was the best location for our next days journey to The Channel Island National Park. Our room overlooked the Marina and had a small cozy balcony to sit out on to watch the sunset. The staff was helpful and attentive. The room was clean and comfortable. I find the parking fee a bit odd. I... More

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Newfield, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This hotel seems like a hidden Gem. My husband and I were upgraded to a sweet. We had a huge veranda a view of the harbor where we were able to watch a few sea lions play. The room is a little dated but clean and well cared for. We were only a short walk away from Island Packers the... More

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California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed just one night in a delightfully large and well-equipped room with a comfortable bed, microwave, fridge and wet bar. The bathroom featured a square tube with a corner seat and a toilet with the double flush system that I've only seen in Europe until now. Breakfast was excellent with a choice of many different dishes and first rate... More

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California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Stayed here for years, but recently the "deferred maintenance" is taking a toll and it is taking on a worn and dreary feeling/look. Plus now charges an extra $10 parking (per vehicle) which is not disclosed when making a reservation on any website... Just another case of gouging. BUT it still is a great location and as long as you... More

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

Hello johnny_winter Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel as we greatly appreciate all the feedback we can get. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, I understand the property is a bit old and we are working hard to get our property in shape. As for the Parking fee it is posted on our... 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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Welcome to the newly designed Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites Ventura Harbor. Once you visit you'll dream of coming back! Rejuvenate yourself on our breathtaking coastline views, attentive staff with an 'at your service' attitude & wide array of amenities for your comfort and enjoyment. Nestled between Majestic Mountain Ranges and the Sparkling Blue Pacific Ocean we are the destination you have been searching for! We are located at 1080 Navigator Drive Ventura, CA 93001. Just an hour up the coast from Los Angeles, (halfway between Malibu & Santa Barbara). ... more   less 
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