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Clocktower Inn Hotel

181 E Santa Clara Street, Ventura, CA 93001
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Clocktower Inn Hotel
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Ranked #17 of 21 Hotels in Ventura
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Both evening and morning staff were very pleasant. We booked 2 standard Queen bed rooms. The first room we were sent to had water running in the bathtub with no way to turn it off. They were very nice about it and immediately moved us to another nearby room that happened to have a balcony (no chairs outside but it... More 

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Just home from spending Christmas in Ventura. The people at the Clocktower Inn were extremely friendly and accommodating. Room #112 is now my favorite and I will ask for it again! It's in the back, quiet, lots of windows with marble ledges and A/C, AND it's near the jacuzzi. The location of the inn is perfect with old Main St,... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Here is what happened to us Sat Dec. 6 2014. They gave my room away before I got there even though we had a reservation for 3 weeks and were there on time . We drove 135 miles from Mission Viejo got there at 2:30 pm to check in and the guy at the desk informed us that another guest... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

When in Ventura you must stay here. Perfect location very friendly staff and very affordable, I like the breakfast area. They have a new restaurant ( mexican cuisine ) very good food and very affordable prices, they also deliver room service Ask for a fireplace room it is worth the extra ...

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Concord, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Two years ago my wife and I made a trip from NH to Ventura to visit the Channel Islands. I wanted to surprise my wife with a beautiful room so I called the Clocktower Inn and reserved a room with a fireplace and I paid for the room in full at the time I made the reservation. When we arrived... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I love staying here because it is close to the shops, restaurants, and museums. It's clean and affordable. Neatly decorated with old Spanish charm. Breakfast in the mornings. Eggs and pastries. There is a Mexican Cantina within the hotel, too!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I intentionally waited a while before posting this review because I wanted to be sure that my written opinion wasn’t just me ‘shooting from the hip.’ And after letting my experience sink in for a while, I feel a responsibility to let others know so you can make a more informed decision about lodging here. I stayed at the Clocktower... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Clocktower Inn was recommended to us by friends and family although they hadn't stayed there for years. It is showing age and neglect but some of it's lost charm shows through. We booked a balcony room, were checked into a guest room with a defunct AC unit and a non functioning TV. The towels were nice and there was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Don't stay here we had no cable no air no phone this place is a dump the owner has done no repairs the homeless camp out behind hotel and party the lady at the front desk is the only good thing your better just going to motel 6

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My lady and I were driving to Santa Maria from Orange County and we decided to stay in Ventura along the way. It was late at night, we had no reservations, and we found this place. Our room was downstairs, alongside the park, and we had a good night's rest. Complimentary breakfast was pretty decent: cold cereal, juice, waffles, pastries,... More 

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