Five Popular Ventura California
Beach Hotels

This overview of five Ventura California beach hotels will help you decide where to stay on your next visit. The hotels listed here include the Crowne Plaza, the Wyndam Garden Pierpont Inn, Comfort Inn, Best Western Inn Plus and the Ventura Beach Marriott.

Ventura is a beach town located about half an hour south of Santa Barbara and about an hour northwest of Los Angeles.  It has an old town, a Mission, a Harbor with shops and dining, a pier, and a lot of beach.  When deciding on which hotel to stay at, consider whether you want to be on the beach, near or on the harbor, downtown near the pier or inland. 

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Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

Swimming pool at Crowne Plaza Hotel Ventura on TripAdvisor

450 E. Harbor Blvd.

This 12 story Ventura beach front hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and is just steps from the sand. There is a Mexican restaurant on site and an ocean view bar with a happy hour. 

You can rent surfboards, surrey bicycles to use on the boardwalk, or use the 24 hour fitness center.  Check rates and reviews


Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn

Windham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn

550 San Jon Road

This historic, Craftsman style hotel features an outdoor pool, onsite restaurant, an ocean view lounge with happy hour and is pet friendly.  They have suites and cottages with ocean views. Some have hot tubs and fireplaces as well.  Some rooms on the second floor have ocean views. There are nice grounds, but it is very close to the freeway noise. The location is great, since you can walk to the beach, the pier or downtown.  Check rates and reviews


Comfort Inn Ventura Beach

Comfort Inn Ventura on TripAdvisor

2094 E. Harbor Blvd. 
The Comfort Inn is part of the Choice Hotels group.  Free hot breakfast vouchers for Denny's (nearby) are included. They are located near the 101 freeway, just a couple of blocks from the beach.  Check rates and reviews


Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura

the Best Western Plus Inn in Ventura on TripAdvisor

798 E. Thompson Blvd.

This renovated Best Western hotel is located downtown near the Majestic Theater and within walking distance of the Ventura Pier and beach. They have an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, but at the time of this writing, they were closed for renovations.  Call 805-648-3101 for updated status. 

A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is included in your room.   Check rates and reviews


Ventura Beach Marriott

Marriott Hotel in Ventura

2055 Harbor Blvd.

The Ventura Beach Marriott is located within close walking distance to San Buenaventura Beach and has ocean views. It is a pet friendly hotel and they offer a fitness center and an outdoor pool and whirlpool for your enjoyment. The hotel has an onsite restaurant called Pacifico Restaurant & Lounge and they serve fresh seafood. You can rent beach cruisers or 4 person surrey bicycles. Check rates and read reviews


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