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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here cause everything else was full. The place is old but that should be no excuse to not maintain it or update the bedding. We got there and went to our room and it smelled bad like musty . The A/C was turned off and once we turned it on it smelled like melting plastic . So we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly during booking and after arrival. Booked king 'suite' here as no other room available in area. Room was old and tired. Carpet was new though commercial utilitarian. Jacuzzi tub sit up size, shower head tall enough for a 5' person. Room fairly clean, though a few hairs, spots on walls, and fixtures needed attention. Had to ask... More 

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Thank Tonja K
Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We ended up staying here as it was the last hotel with room in the Ventura area. WHAT A GROSS PLACE. We paid $163 with tax for an outdated, very filthy room with two full/double beds. I arrived to find out that the room they had reserved for us "had a man inside it". The lady got her manager to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I stayed their 2 nites room smelled. Microwave had no plate walls dirty desk dirty.poop stains on bathroom wall. When i got home i had to take shower because i was very itchy on my hair. Never staying their again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I am a budget traveler who wanted to visit Ojai but didn't want to pay the high prices for a room so I opted to room here in nearby Santa Paula. I was very happy with the great customer service provided by Mr Patel and his staff. I liked the large room that was fairly quiet and I slept well.... More 

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Thank Ugogo22
Ventura, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Thought we had a great deal last minute. We knew the hotel was going to be less than desirable but we needed a hotel. The front desk lady was very accommodating to us. We had the room in a matter of minutes. The next morning we left the hotel and left behind a beautiful white embroidery silk blouse by accident.... More 

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2 Thank BJ O
California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The Ocean Gateway Inn is a budget motel, so it's not fancy, but it is clean, has a pool, and is located next door to the best Mexican restaurant in Santa Paula. Try the chilaquiles for breakfast, or the mixed seafood bake for dinner.

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Thank CarmichaelVentura
Bakersfield, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

This place is a 1 star at best. Yes it's the number two hotel in town but it's a mess. I stayed once and will never be back. Ventura is 15 minutes away. Drive it you will thank me. Imagine a motel 6 built 30 years ago and not taken great care of. Now you know what to expect at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

As a frequent cost effective traveler, I am always looking to get the best bang for my buck. I looked no further Ocean Gateway Inn. It was close enough to my favorite surf spot Surfer's Point in Ventura and right in the heart of the cute little town of Santa Paula, walking distance to things. General manager Mitul Patel extends... More 

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ok stayed at this place, as we were very tired of driving. I suggest drive a little farther!. Rooms were old and not clean. Noticed what seemed like stains/snot, around head board. The sheets did not look clean, (hair/lots of it), used our own sheets. When I removed the pillow case, ugg! it was stained yellow...looked like the sprinkler head,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ocean Gateway Inn

Address: 350 S Peck Rd, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3030 (Formerly Travelodge)
Location: United States > California > Santa Paula
Price Range: $81 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Gateway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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