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Clocktower Inn Hotel

181 E Santa Clara Street, Ventura, CA 93001
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Ranked #17 of 21 Hotels in Ventura
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been staying here at least once a year for over 6 years. This is an older Hotel that has been updating its property. It is a Mission Style hotel and is right next to Main St. It's just across a park from The Mission and has so many places nearby that you can walk to. You can walk... More 

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Riverside, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this room through Hotwire. I looked at the reviews afterward and was a bit worried. However, this is a good spot to visit the area. It's one block from Main Street and one block from the beach. Yes it is older, but the bed was comfortable, the air conditioning worked well and it was quiet. They also had a... More 

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Templeton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Older hotel well kept. Next to downtown, the mission, the pier, with freeway access nearby. Cozy lobby with comfy seating and a fireplace and television. Breakfast is served in the arboretum. (Didn't do breakfast so can't comment.) Elevators to the 2nd floor. Nice room; fresh and simple...mine had no microwave or refrigerator...didn't need them anyway...and without them there is no... More 

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WALNUT, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Hotel location is great but security is bad, I was given the key to the room which wouldn't work, my husband went back to the front desk, but while I waited someone opened the door from the inside and said that the room was ready. We asked the front desk and they were not aware that this individual was in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I completely understand the "you get what you pay for" saying. I have however, stayed at quite a few places which were so much more pleasant than this place. Granted, we stayed on a Saturday night which I know weekend prices go up. The premises were not the most appealing ~ looking worn down and in a sketchy neighborhood. That... More 

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Santa Fe Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Overall, very happy with the accommodations and cleanliness of the location. Smack dab in the middle of Ventura so very walkable to several places (including the beach/pier). My group included an older couple who loved the architecture, furniture pieces, and the courtyard space. Two recommendations to the hotel: 1) Need to update the linens in the bedrooms (since one of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for one night to attend a meeting in the town of Ventura. The Good: Location, Price. The Not so good: Older hotel that needs lots of updates. It was adequate for a one night stay and within walking distance of the town merchants. Nice if you want to go to town, eat, drink adult beverages... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visiting Ventura from San Diego we had a wonderful two night stay here and will be back again soon. Friendly staff, second floor private balcony overlooking a center courtyard/greenhouse with huge trees and nice breezes. Good old-fashioned hospitality. My wife and I enjoyed the Clocktower Inn and will recommend it to others. Bob P.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Stayed overnight on the way to Santa Barbara from the Inland Empire. The room was a little small, but neat and clean and actually very cozy. The staff was nice, a little hard to understand. We were on the 2nd floor facing the parking lot, which was a little loud, but things quieted down. The parking is a little tight,... More 

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Poggio Catino
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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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