Rated 4 out of 5 by NatalieG This hotel is the best in the area for the price.
My husband and I stay here whenever we can get a room when we visit family. The rooms are comfortable, quiet and many have a lovely view of the harbor. Staff is courteous, friendly and helpful. We often eat breakfast in the restaurant and the food is great at affordable prices. Wait staff is friendly and attentive. We're often able to get some sort of discount to make our bill a little less painful. After trying out a number of other hotels in the area, we feel that this is the only place we want to stay in this price range. Heartily recommend!
July 22, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Chris9 Nice hotel, location & staff, but bad ice facilities.
On arrival we were presented with breakfast and drink vouchers by a very helpful desk person. The room was nice but we had a hard time programming the HVAC and it ended up cycling on and off all night. The ice bucket are nice looking, but too large to accommodate the plastic liners and to fit under the ice dispensers. The dispensers are located in the most windy ports in the building and it was a real struggle to get the ice into the plastic bags. Additionally it would be nice to have located the floor lamp next to the nice reading chair instead of at the bedside and had an accessible electrical outlet at the coffee machine area instead of having to take it to the sink area to plug in. In all, a nice place to stay an couple of nights.
July 20, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by savvygirl Fantastic Getaway Weekend
Booked this hotel as it was close to where we needed to stay for our Channel Island Adventures. This hotel was better than expected and I would definitely recommend this hotel especially for those that like easy access to the port or being near the beach.
July 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by debdeb Good springboard location
This Sheraton is comfortable and is a nice location next to the Ventura Harbor, which is pretty and the Village has some fun restaurants and shops. The pool is fine, probably best for kids, but not so great that I wanted to spend the day hanging out there. Ventura is a good springboard location to explore other nearby areas, such as Ojai, Channel Islands National Park, Carpinteria and Santa Barbara. Ventura also has some pretty good restaurants and a few places to explore (Mission, beaches), but is not that exciting and the downtown is still transitioning into a destination. Looked like there are quite a few bicycle paths in the area, including along the beach and by the Harbor that would have been fun, but we didn't bring our bikes. The hotel does provide bike rentals, so that's a good option as well.
July 21, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by glfguru68 too many locals using property
too many ventura people are using the pool and jacuzzi. wifi service is not strong throughout the property. wifi is slow as well. the air conditioning in the workout room needs repair.
July 22, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by LisaLynn Super friendly staff
We got in kind of late and the hotel staff was really nice to us. Our room was clean and the hotel was quiet. The grounds are nice too. We redeemed hotel points through SPG. SPG keeps upping the points and category for their hotels. This is no fault of this hotel but this use to be a category 2 and it the same as before now its a category 3 and its almost double the points as last time. I would stay there again.
July 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MLE59 We love this hotel and its location on the marina.
We love this hotel, especially the view we have from our room on the marina side. The staff is friendly and responsive to any requests. The hotel amenities are great - fitness room, hotel, internet access, bike rentals. The location on the Ventura marina is close to beaches, water sports, great restaurants. It is perfect!
July 21, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Denson Boondocks hotel, not harbor view!
We were so disappointed in this hotel. They never told us there was complimentary coffee! We were there 10 minutes before check-in and they told us to come back again later. The view was billed as a harbor view, but was farmland and parking lot. The beds were comfortable, but that's about it. The coffee maker was for 1 and there were 2 of us. The hotel was billed as a spa but seemed more like "the projects". I would NOT stay here again.
July 19, 2014