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10 Best Hotels in Ventura

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
3.5 out of 5
450 E Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is AU$271 per night
0.44 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,736 reviews)

"No one to change the sheets was disappointing for the price we paid for the room."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
Cliff House Inn On The Ocean
3 out of 5
6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA
The price is AU$275 per night
15.88 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,131 reviews)

"What a beautiful place to stay. We were here at the end of the Covid quarantine, for Memorial Day. It’s not flashy but the oceanview is breathtaking. The hillside and Rincon Island are cool to look at. Each day we say pods of dolphins swimming back and forth. It was like a show. There were plenty ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Cliff House Inn On The Ocean
Amanzi Hotel
2.5 out of 5
298 S Chestnut St, Ventura, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$184 per night
0.4 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (4,227 reviews)

"Everything was great i did think.the breakfast could have been a better selection but i understand they are doingbtheir best with the covid regulations. Just was a little disappointed."…"

Reviewed on 13 May 2020

Amanzi Hotel
Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort
3.5 out of 5
1050 Schooner Dr, Ventura, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$204 per night
4.78 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,379 reviews)

"Had a great time. Will be back... next time with a harbor view"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura
2.5 out of 5
1080 Navigator Dr, Ventura, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is AU$166 per night
5.12 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (733 reviews)

"The staff was great! From the manager to the service clerks, and the housekeepers, this hotel has it together. The rooms, Harbor View especially, are great...the beds, you wont want to get up as comfortable as they are. And again the staff are one of the most friendly and well trained individuals ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ventura
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Ventura
2.5 out of 5
5818 Valentine Rd, Ventura, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$152 per night
8.26 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (1,954 reviews)

"Property was very clean staff was very nice pleasant"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Ventura
Ventura Beach Marriott
3.5 out of 5
2055 Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$268 per night
2.34 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,128 reviews)

"Room was large and clean. No amenities available due to Covid 19."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

Ventura Beach Marriott
Inn On The Beach
2 out of 5
1175 South Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA
The price is AU$202 per night
2.69 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (345 reviews)

"Love being able to listen to the waves crash on the beach throughout the day and night. Location was great. Very convenient to restaurants and grocery store. The staff was friendly and professional."…"

Reviewed on 13 May 2020

Inn On The Beach
Motel 6 Ventura Beach
2 out of 5
2145 East Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is AU$138 per night
2.49 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (1,682 reviews)

"Good service and clean room Front desk was very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 19 May 2020

Motel 6 Ventura Beach
Clocktower Inn Ventura
3 out of 5
181 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$170 per night
0.41 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (396 reviews)

"The staff is friendly and accommodating, the rooms are really nice, sure the whole place is a little "rough around the edges", but it has character, and that counts for a lot."…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2020

Clocktower Inn Ventura
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Accommodation in Ventura

Ventura is a walkable, family-friendly neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants and cafés. In addition to its friendly people, the neighbourhood has many charming qualities. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and sunsets—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. A stay at one of the hotels in Ventura makes it easy to venture out into the larger area.

Sightseeing around Ventura

Stroll the halls at Albinger Archaeological Museum, Ojai Valley Museum of History and Art, or Chandler Vintage Museum of Transportation and Wildlife. You can buy tickets to live performances at Santa Paula Theatre Center, Santa Barbara Bowl, and Lobero Theater. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Mission San Buenaventura, San Buenaventura Mission, and Olivas Adobe Historical Park. Meditation Mount, Santa Barbara Zoo, and Ty Warner Sea Center are family favourites.

Shopping, biking, and camping are a few popular activities in the area. Soak up some sun at McGrath State Beach, Silver Strand Beach, and Rincon Beach Park. Local parks like Lake Casitas Recreation Area, Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary, and Tar Pits Park are peaceful spots. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura Pier, or Ventura Harbor.

Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Presidio Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and Mission Santa Barbara. You can also visit Channel Islands Harbor, Ojai Art Center, and galerie102.

Getting around Ventura

If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Ventura Station. Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

The Oxnard, CA (OXR) airport is 14.3 km (8.9 miles) from Ventura. Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) is the next closest airport, 51.2 km (31.8 miles) away.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Ventura?
Waypoint Ventura is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel is a short 10-minute walk from Ventura Pier, and it offers free WiFi and free parking. Traveller reviews also recommend Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort and Cliff House Inn On The Ocean as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ventura, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Ventura.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Ventura?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Ventura Downtown CA is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Motel 6 Ventura South and Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Ventura?
Motel 6 Ventura South is a property with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Amanzi Hotel and Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura.
What's the best hotel for couples in Ventura?
The Pierpont Inn is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a garden-view restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good options for a romantic stay include Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura and Ventura Beach Marriott.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Ventura?
The Pierpont Inn is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort and Motel 6 Ventura South.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Ventura?
Waypoint Ventura is a top beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options to stay near the beach include Cliff House Inn On The Ocean and Amanzi Hotel. Head to Ventura City Beach or Emma Wood State Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Ventura?
Ventura Beach Marriott is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at Cliff House Inn On The Ocean.
What is the best spa hotel in Ventura?
Vagabond Inn Ventura is a highly recommended spa hotel with an outdoor pool. Why not spend some time relaxing in the hot tub? Other popular spa hotels in Ventura include Ventura Beach Marriott and Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura.
What is staying in Ventura like?
Travellers to Ventura give high marks for the beaches and festivals. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its live music, cafes and entertainment. Top sights in the city include Ventura Pier and Ventura Harbor. In Ventura, there are 98 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Ventura?
Known for its festivals, cultural venues like Albinger Archaeological Museum are worth a visit. Landmarks like Mission San Buenaventura, San Buenaventura Mission and Ventura City Hall might be worth a visit. The beaches and sunsets highlight the natural beauty with places to discover including Ventura City Beach, Emma Wood State Beach and San Buenaventura State Beach.
How should I get around Ventura?
If you want to venture outside the area, take a train from Ventura Station. You can explore water travel options at the local port.

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