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Simi Valley
Reviewed 9 May 2014

The area is beautiful. The hotel is perfectly fine. But to charge $13 a night to park your car is nuts. I'm not going back. I found other hotels in the area where you park for free. Not in walking distance to downtown Ventura.

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Staythurstymyfriends, It is never our intention to disappoint a guest in any way and we are truly sorry if you did not see the value in our hotel. Our pricing is indeed competitive with other full-service hotels in the area and we are in fact the closest hotel to the beach.

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Once you get inside, this is a pretty typical Marriott. It's just a bit worn in, but fairly nice for the 100 - 140 price rage. The pool area is pretty. The rooms feel smallish. The bar was nice -with decent happy hour prices. The thing I don't like about this place is the parking situation. The parking lot is...

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Kevinandlara, Thank you very much for posting your review of our hotel. While it is never our intention to disappoint a guest in any way, we apologize if you felt our parking was too expensive. We are the closest hotel to the beach in Ventura and our rates for parking are indeed in line with other full-service hotels that...

San Francisco
Reviewed 3 May 2014

The hotel needs serious work in the windows department, with air and noise coming into the room that really cheapened the stay. Staff was overly friendly and helpful. Breakfast buffet cost effective. 5 min Walk to beach was great. Pool was too small for this size property. The area lacks better dining and attractions that would compliment this great stretch...

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear TripKenSF, Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel. We apologize if our property did not represent Marriott's high standards of hospitality; however we do hope that you enjoyed the value for your travel dollar.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 April 2014

My wife and I have returned to this hotel twice since I last reviewed it a year ago and I find that my experience with it continues to be very positive. I find the rooms very clean and very comfortable. The staff couldn't be more warm and accommodating. The food in the Pacifico Restaurant is, on the whole, quite good....

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Adrienne444, It is always a pleasure to have you back with us and we love when guests return and feel like they are visiting with an old friend. Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We were visiting Ventura to go sea cave kayaking off the Channel Islands and stayed at the Ventura Beach Marriott. We checked in very late, since we had flown into LAX, flight was delayed, and then had to drive up to Ventura. It was about 11:50pm when I was checking in, and I asked whether we would be charged for...

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear ViajeroJBW\, We are very happy to hear that we were able to accommodate you during your visit to Ventura as it is our goal to ensure that our guests feel well taken care of while they are here with us. Thank you for taking the time to post this review.

Lafayette, California
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Hotel is looking worn, but it is worth $100- $140 range. 4 blocks to the ocean and state park is right across the street. Good access to bike path. $13 per vehicle parking is a rip-off. There is a lot of on street parking 1-2 blocks away and neighborhood is safe. Recommend you walk 5 blocks to the Seward Avenue...

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear johnny_winter, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review. While it is never our intention to disappoint a guest in any way, our parking is indeed competitive with other full-service hotels that offer the same location so close to the ocean as well as our range of services and amenities. But if we were not able...

Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 7 April 2014

I had a wonderful time at the Marriott, Ventura Beach. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The breakfast bar was clean and the food was really good. The gentlemen in valet were fast and helpful. The room was clean and my friend and I loved the pool and spa!

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Meghan W, Happy birthday! Thank you for including us as part of your birthday celebrations! We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time with us and hope to welcome you back!

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 31 March 2014

I stayed there for a week for a conference recently. On the Monday after I checked out (on Friday), my credit card was charged over $50, though my bill said I owed $0 when I checked out. I called to figure out what the charge was for, and I was repeatedly told that they 'have no record of it' and...

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Dlphz, It is our standard procedure -- as well as with most other major hotel brands -- that each guest establish credit with the hotel at check in. If paying by credit card, we require an authorization in the amount of full room and tax + estimated incidental charges (approx. $50/day). This is never a charge, it is an...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 March 2014

It's close to the beach for early morning runs (200 yards from a jobbing/walking path), friendly service and a good workout facility. If you're a marriott member and have access to the concierge lounge, the breakfast is great. IT may sound silly, but the bacon they serve is to die for which is saying a lot for a hotel bfast....

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Shannon_H_GM, General Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Cody S, Thank you for your review and please note for a future return that we do have a renovation scheduled for later this year. We appreciate that you took the time to post your review and wanted to note that our parking is competitively priced for hotels which offer the same service and amenities and we are, in...

Metuchen, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Went to a conference and stayed at Ventura Beach Marriott in January 2014 for 5 days. Everything was ok, room was clean, housekeeping did a good job, waitstaff was courteous, food was ok. The only thing that takes off 2 stars is, in this day and age, charging for WiFi is lame. For in-room WiFi access, they charge $9.95. But...

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Matthew_D_FOM2014, Front Office Manager at Ventura Beach Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor user, We thank you for taking the time to respond about your stay with us in January and are glad to hear that almost your entire experience at the hotel was pleasant. As an attendee of the conference which did in fact include in-room WIFI, the $9.95 fee was to be adjusted off of your bill prior...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the true spirit of California when you book a stay at the stylish Ventura Beach Marriott. Our Ventura hotel offers an unbeatable location near a variety of popular attractions including the Channel Islands, Ventura County Fairgrounds and San Buenaventura State and Ventura beaches with Santa Barbara a 30-minute drive away. Guest rooms and suites at our hotel feature fashionable decor, flat-panel TVs, premium bath amenities and luxurious bedding. Unique among hotels in Ventura, our Marriott is home to Pacifico Restaurant & Lounge, our renowned eatery serving fresh California cuisine and irresistible handmade cocktails. Active travelers will appreciate our sparkling outdoor swimming pool and modern fitness center featuring a variety of cardio machines and free weights. With 16,000 square feet of tastefully decorated event space, our hotel is an ideal venue for conferences and social events. Enjoy a relaxing, refreshing stay at Ventura Beach Marriott. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ventura Beach Marriott

Address: 2055 East Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001
Region: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range: $225 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ventura Beach Marriott 3.5*
Number of rooms: 285
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Also Known As:
Ventura Beach Marriott Hotel Ventura
Marriott Ventura
Ventura Marriott
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#3 Business Hotel in Ventura
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“I would assume higher floors facing the west have a beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles Jessica0823, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Self parking is $13 a night. We found on street free parking a block away.”
 of 5 bubbles D1371BFandreac, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is laid out around the pool with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles cerrba, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites are large with 2 bathrooms, a living room and a bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles jentomsch, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room on high floor with beach view”
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