We booked 2 rooms here for one night while visiting family. The beds were very small - full size only. The toilet ran all night. The hotel pool & spa were "not available" for the weekend. The $13 per car charge for parking was ridiculous - we had just come from Disneyland where they only charged $9 per day for parking and that is in crowded LA. One of the worst things about this visit was that the fire alarm went off at 4:15 AM. We were on the fourth floor and it was evidently a hotel wide alarm (according to other patrons I talked to who stayed on other floors). It went off for about 15 seconds and then nothing. By then of course we were up and trying to get it together to evacuate. It was not clear when it stopped if everything was ok or not. There was absolutely no communication from the hotel. No PA system, no staff going to various floors to assure folks it was ok, no automated call -NOTHING. We finally were able to get an answer from the front desk to confirm that it was a "false alarm" When I asked upon checkout if we would receive any discount for this interrupted sleep, I was offered a free coffee. That was it. Another very disturbing thing to me was that we accidently left an item in one of our rooms. It was a very large 5 liter size Tupperware cannister - with a special "I Love You" design on it - a very recent gift from my Granddaughter. I had left it on the table in the room and in our post-fire-alarm-sleep-disturbed haste to depart the hotel, we overlooked it. I called to report it missing after returning home and was told they'd have housekeeping call me. I had to call again 2 days later and they have insisted it was "not found" That disturbs me to think their staff would lift my item. It's unfortunate since this is a location we return to in order to visit family.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience the true California spirit of Ventura beach and the gracious hospitality and inviting accommodations of the Ventura Beach Marriott! Located an hour north of Los Angeles and 30 minutes south of Santa Barbara, the hotel provides an ideal location for your business, recreation and meeting needs in a quiet coastal setting. The hotel's 270 guestrooms and 15 suites feature Marriott's signature bedding and high-speed Internet access, making it easy for guests to relax and recharge. Enjoy fresh California cuisine in our restaurant, Pacific's Restaurant and Lounge and take advantage of ideal year-round weather to explore the sites, connect with nature or simply relax in our heated outdoor pool. 200 steps from the Pacific Oceana; bicycle rentals on property; room service, fitness center, business center, Home of Visions Gallery, a rotating exhibit of photographic works by Brooks Institute students and faculty. Steps to jogging trails. Whale Watching, kayaking, mountain biking, horseback riding nearby. 2 golf courses within 5 mile radius. Packages available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ventura Beach Marriott Hotel Ventura
- Marriott Ventura
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