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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Two weeks ago my family and I spent a night at this hotel. The experience was overall very good: the room was nice and clean, the people at the front desk were really helpful and polite; and the only drawback is the pool. The hotel doesn't have a pool on its own, so in case u wanna swim, you'll have... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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107 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hotel with proximity to Ventura harbor. That is why we stayed here as we had an early boat ride next morning. Nice rooms that were quiet. Staff was nice and parking available. The only thing is we had to walk to pool at another adjacent hotel via elevated walk. I have never seen hotels sharing pools.

Thank Philip S
Carpinteria, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for three nights while movers were packing and delivering my things to my new home. I chose this property because of the reviews, the pictures looked good and it is pet friendly. From the minute I arrived the staff were swell. Lindsi and Sylvia found me a lovely room on the 3rd floor overlooking the harbor. Sophie... More 

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Port of Los Angeles, CA
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been our go-to destination for quick local getaways for several years. In previous reviews we have expressed great satisfaction with the location, conditions and value. On our latest trip (July 2016) it was immediately apparent that little or no attention is being paid to maintaining the rooms and facilities. The room furniture is worn, wall coverings and... More 

Thank Jonaleen A
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor, responded to this review

Dear Jonaleen A, Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to leave us a candid review. We greatly appreciate your loyalty to our brand and Hotel. It is regrettable to know that we fell short of your expectations notably with the condition of our facilities and amenities. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience these issues... More 

kingman arizona
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three days .had a great time .Sylvia at the front desk was great .she made our stay terrific.and made us feel very welcome.... room was good and clean .great view of the Harbor .nice breakfast room .and breakfast .will definitely stay here on our next trip to Ventura. which hopefully will be soon ...

Thank phoneman1963
So Cal
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83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, some of the HIEs do need a makeover, but they are never the worst places to stay. This HIE has a nice view of the harbor, even if my bathroom felt retro. While I was just passing through for one night because Santa Barbara is overpriced, the stay was worth it even if I had to pay $10 for... More 

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Villahermosa, Mexico
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is a bit outdated, but its functional, plus is located next to the harbor village which is very convenient for shopping, dinning and just relaxing next to the ocean. Every room has a balcony and the view is nice.

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical Holiday Inn, wow, I am really impressed. Nice clean room overlooking the bay reminded me of a time in Cape Cod. Spacious room, nice comfortable bed, room to move around without bumping into things, sofa bed, balcony overlooking docked boats - very nice. There's an overhead bridge which allows access to the 4 Points by Sheraton... as... More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel could not be more spectacular. Our room looked directly out onto Ventura Harbor. The colors of the boats were spectacular. The room was OK. There was nothing special about it. It was large, but poorly lit. The sliding door to the large deck had trouble opening. The breakfast was passable. I felt that the pancake... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed here before and decided on another trip in celebration of my 60th birthday. The rooms were clean and comfortable as usual, with an outstanding view of the harbor. We enjoyed our walks along the harbor area as well as shopping at the harbor shops and meals at the restaurants. Everything is pretty much in one place -... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly designed Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites Ventura Harbor. Once you visit you'll dream of coming back! Rejuvenate yourself on our breathtaking coastline views, attentive staff with an 'at your service' attitude & wide array of amenities for your comfort and enjoyment. Nestled between Majestic Mountain Ranges and the Sparkling Blue Pacific Ocean we are the destination you have been searching for! We are located at 1080 Navigator Drive Ventura, CA 93001. Just an hour up the coast from Los Angeles, (halfway between Malibu & Santa Barbara). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor

Address: 1080 Navigator Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
Location: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range: $150 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura Harbor 2.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Ventura Harbor
Ventura Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Ventura
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