Ventura Beach Marriott

Address: 2055 East Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, California, 93001, United States | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on 2055 East Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, is near Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery, Santa Cruz Island, Ventura County Museum of History & Art, and Santa Rosa Island.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Ventura Beach Marriott

      A fine, contemporary business hotel.

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      We stayed at this hotel recently for one night and it served its purpose. This is a big, contemporary business and meeting oriented place. It also caters to large groups and is very pet friendly. There was a dog show in town when we were there are we would swear that every room we passed in the long hallway had a barking dog in it. This doesn't look like the kind of hotel that would welcome pets, but our waiter at dinner told us that if we brought our dog and wanted to eat with him, they would set up a table on the patio and serve us outside (dogs are allowed everywhere except in the restaurant).

      The hotel appears to have been recently renovated and looks new inside and out, although the style is more airport than hotel. We couldn't quite put our finger on it, but we didn't feel overly comfortable here. The room was spacious and everything in it was new, but it felt very sterile. Sound insulation from the hallway and the room above was very poor, but we weren't disturbed during the night. High-speed wired internet is provided in the rooms free of charge, but bring your own long cable. A newspaper was delivered outside our door in the morning.

      Every staff member we met was extremely polite and helpful. Even the maintenance man said "good evening" when we passed him in the hallway. In that regard, this place couldn't be better. The restaurant has an interesting "Mexican fusion" menu that may not be to everyone's liking, but we enjoyed it and found the prices reasonable. The breakfast menu was very good and there was also a lavish buffet offered.

      The hotel is located in a nice area, although there really isn't much to do in the area. It is close to the freeway for easy access, but far enough away that noise isn't an issue. There is a park and beach within walking distance. This is probably the nicest large chain hotel in the area if you are there on business or with a group. Otherwise, skip this town and go up the coast to a more scenic town.

      Comfortable Hotel

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      A really nice comfortable hotel, located within walking distance to the beach. Service was good and restaurant food was very good. A quiet hotel, but driving distance to that part of the californian coast.

      Nothing special and probably overrated

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      OK, but would knock off 1 star rating from whatever guide you use. High speed internet was overpriced, much like the hotel.

      The couple hundred or so yards from the state beach is actually to the propertyline/parking lot, the beach is actually 3 blocks (still walking distance but site is misleading). The beach is rocky and Ventura is not that scenic. I'd recommend going up the coast farther.

      Large groups stayed here while we were there including several slumber parties on Saturday night, so was not very restful. A school tour busful of teenagers was there our last night and was very noisy in the courtyard well after midnight. When talked to frontdesk, response was oh, the will leaving...

      Staff was responsive to other requests and rooms were clean. Room service trays stayed in the hallway most of the day.

      Very Nice Stay

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      When my wife and I drove up to the hotel I was scared because it did not look the quality of the 100's of Marriotts I have stayed at on business. But when we walked in we were very surprised. The entire inside of the hotel has been renovated and it was beautiful.

      The room was very clean and comfortable. The staff was always very friendly and helpfull. They always greeted you when you walked by.

      It is a short block and a half from the beach. There are neat little eating places at the end of Seaward that I recommend.

      Nice, clean, large room

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      NICE place, great service, good sized room,.We only stayed overnight, but this was a clean, nice, hotel. Worth the $109 we spent for a Sat.

      night stay.

      Wonderful rooms

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      We ventured to Ventura on a quick overnight vacation. The interior of the hotel has a bright colorful lobby. When we were there they had a mountain of strawberries with a chocolate fountain for the guests. The patio area has a waterfall then a seperate gated pool area. The pool and spa are pleasant with plenty of deck chairs and big fluffy towels.

      I kind of wish they had incorporated the waterfall area with the pool to make it a little more attractive, but since the pool is unattended I can see why they didn't. The rooms were very spacious with desks perfect for a business traveller. Coffee, tea, Nuetrogena shampoo, conditioner, and lotion were provided in the room. Nicely decorated.

      This hotel was listed as waterfront, it really isn't. Actually it is next to the freeway but we had zero noise. It is very close to the beach, about a block, but don't expect to see it from your room. The views are parking lot or pool. The hotel was located within a few minutes drive from the downtown area, the Channel Islands Visitor Center and of course the beach. We really did have a great stay here.

      It was super comfortable and all of our requests were granted.

      Will Come Back!!

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      Recently upgraded and it shows! Great Lobby w/ large sitting area w/ fountain under the stairwell. Modern "Cafe Pacifica" restaurant is very colorful. Had breakfast and a dinner, both good and reasonably priced (great steak for about $20). Outdoor in the inner courtyard the waterfall motif and separate pool & spa were very enjoyable. The room was large w/ a business center area and the king bed was very comfy.

      Location is good, about a block from the beach, on the south side of BuenaVentura State Park just south of the wood Pier and downtown (a lot of antique shops), a long walk or a very short drive. It is 2 exits north of the touristy Ventura Harbor w/ shops and restaurants.

      Overtsuffed-Overpriced

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      Stay at a Bed and Breakfast! This big place with its "new" renovation is so out of place in charming Ventura. They treat you like a number (one with a dolar sign in front of it) and add-on high-priced charges for everything. I usually stay at a B&B in Ventura but they were full so I tried this place. Save your time and your money.

      Great Service

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      The Service was just great from the minute I made my reservation with Danny he was very polite and friendly. Then when we I arrive we were welcomed by a very friendly manager (Marco Romero Director of Operations)who assisted us with luggage.. there was a very long line at the front desk so he took us and check us in at the conierge desk....WOW.... over all we had a great stay we had minor problem during our stay with the shower but the manager again Mr. Romero took care of in a flash. I will recomend this hotel to all my family and friends specially with that kind of attention from management. Thank you Marriott.....

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      Sal and Maribel Lopez

      July in Ventura

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      A very enjoyable stay with polite and amenable staff. Close driving distance to great resturants and shops. A short, pleasant walk to the beach which is not as crowded as Holiday Inn's access. Bike and boogie board rentals at San Buenaventura State Park. Presently housing a small number of activated Army and Marine reservists. Very polite and respectful neighbors. Recommended!!

      TripAdvisor Reviews Ventura Beach Marriott

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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