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“OK - good for the money” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor

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Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, CA 93001   |  
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Ranked #8 of 21 Hotels in Ventura
Tampa, Florida
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“OK - good for the money”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and 2 girls stayed here for a few days while visiting family whom live on a boat in the harbor. The location is perfect - steps away from our family, but the hotel could use some upgrades, it's due for renovations. It feels like its been maybe 5-6 years since a major overhaul was completed.

Room Tip: Harbor view is preferred
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Catherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Willy Hawk,
Thank you for your review of your family's stay at our property. We are happy you like our location and convenience. There is always renovation ongoing and we appreciate your comments. I hope when you visit us again you will be pleased with the results.
Catherine Stevens, Guest Services Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We are very familiar with the Ventura area, and usually stay with family, but imminent baby arrival and others moving forced choice of hotel. Choose this one purely on the basis of reputation. The location is only good if you are doing something at the harbor, otherwise you have to drive to anything. Anything. The check in went smooth, though good luck steering a luggage cart on the sidewalk with all the useless driveway dips (that go nowhere) and through the lobby with the irregular faux stone floor (just a matter of time before an elderly person falls here). Then if you can get the housekeepers out of the way in the narrow hallway, you can get to your room.
We usually stay on upper floors, but had to be content with a ground floor room. With a "patio". If you stand on your tiptoes on the patio you can see, in the distance past the parking lot, the tops of some boats in the harbor. The high wall prevents seeing anything while seated. Cannot speak for rooms on the upper floors, but "harbor view" is a real stretch. You'll notice they shot the picture from the harbor toward the hotel to disguise the fact that there is a large parking lot and a four land road in between the two. The Holiday Inn express next door has much better view of the harbor if that is what you care about.
What I care about is peace and quiet, a functional bath, and a comfortable bed. It was reasonably quiet, and the bath was fine. THE BED WAS THE OST UNCOMFORTABLE I HAVE EVER SLEPT IT. We even tried rotating the worn out mattress. No joy. The pillows were those fluffy things that look like pillows but compress down to nothing, so you have to try to use more than one but then the edges swell up around your head and try to suffocate you. When I told them about the bed upon check out they were totally not interested.
Oh, and $10 a night to park--at least you get in and out privileges.
All things considered, if you like mushy worn out beds and lousy views, then this is your place!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Catherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Barry W.,
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at our property. We apologize that your stay was not as anticipated. Our focus is on our guests comfort and service. I am sorry you feel we did not accommodate your needs while you were here.We will discuss your review with our staff.
Catherine Stevens, Guest Services Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had booked one night at the Best Western Plus which received great reviews. We did not like the location and staff were kind to release us from our reservation. While sitting in their parking lot we booked a night at Four Points through a third party reservation system. Ten minutes later we were talking to the Four Points manager who indicated that the third party had overbooked four rooms! However, she made several calls and gave us a room with two beds which we requested, despite our reservation being for one. She also gave us a free breakfast (delicious!) which was not included in the original reservation. Great customer service under pressure. This was a great location on the harbor and perfect for us since we were taking a Channel Island kayaking trip the next day.

Green Features: Hotel had separate containers for recycling and trash.
  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Catherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Stillhouse1,
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at our property. We are so pleased that we gave you comfort and service. We try to help in any way we can to allow our guests to have a pleasant stay. I appreciate your comments and will share them with staff. I hope you had a great adventure to Channel Islands.
Catherine Stevens, Guest Services Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We walked into the hotel (10 mins ago) and lobby was nice and clean, they were really busy so the staff that checked us in wasn't very friendly but not mean either. However, she gave us a room with SOMEONE ALREADY IN THERE! I walked into the room and someone was in the shower! I ran as fast as I could and don't know if the person realized someone was in their room. I am 6 months pregnant and still shaking as I write this. I keep thinking that could've been me and a stranger would've walked in on me.

I was beyond upset. I went downstairs and another girl (not the first staff who checked us in) was very apologetic. She gave us another room (vacant this time, I made my husband go in first). Rooms are very nice and spacious, great view, great bathroom. However, I'm now just scared to even go to sleep. We've deadbolt the room, and she gave us free parking, but not sure how someone can someone make up for this? If this didn't happen and the lady who initially checked us in was bit nicer, I probably would've given it a 5 star.

Room Tip: Knock a lot before opening the door.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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James B, Director of Sales at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, October 17, 2014
Dear Babygrll23, Thank you for posting your comments online. Sounds like overall you had an enjoyable visit with us. My sincere apologies for the miscommunication at the start....

We have taken necessary measures to ensure this doesn't happen again.

Thank you,
James B
Director of Sales
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were very pleased with our stay at this location. We were given a great deal on the rooms with a romance package. The room was very spacious. The bathroom was very spacious. The service and food was very good as well. We had a good view of the harbor. This was a great location to stay.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Catherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Dear Joel H.,
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at our property. I was happy to know you had a pleasant "Romantic Getaway" and liked our beautiful location. It always pleases our staff when we can contribute to summer fun and relaxation and I will share your comments with them. We hope you will visit us again.
Catherine Stevens, Guest Services Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort.
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Bass Lake, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Nice hotel, clean, in a great location, and to top it off, DOG FRIENDLY! (And no weight limit on the dog also, which is a bonus as I have an 85 pound hound). The price of the hotel was a bit on the high side, but its in a nice area and we had a view of the harbor (bonus!). But when we got to the hotel, we were smacked with a $75 non refundable pet fee, as well as $10/day parking. So for a 2 night stay, our hotel price went up $95. All in all the hotel was great, the staff was really nice and everyone had a good time, but it would be nice for the hotel to have this spelled out on their website.

Room Tip: Try and get the harbor view if possible. The rest of the views are so so.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Catherine S, Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Dear Angela G.,
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our property. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us. I apologize that you did not know the fees. I hope you will visit us again in the future. We love our guests and enjoy meeting their wonderful pets.
Catherine Stevens, Guest Services Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

good location if you want some quite but still short drive into down town. rooms are average with fridge and coffee maker. three floors, reccomend the third floor with harbor view. The Marrott next door seemed to be in the best location for views .

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Catherine S, Public Relations Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Dear I-Get-Around-7,
Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. We are so happy you enjoyed our location and amenities. Please come and stay with us again and enjoy summer in Ventura. Happy Traveling!
Catherine Stevens, Guest Services Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort.
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Address: 1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
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Location: United States > California > Ventura
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 21 Hotels in Ventura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor 3*
Number of rooms: 106
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only hotel on the Ventura Harbor, the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor is nestled on 17 acres of prime coastal land along California's Gold Coast. ... more   less 
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