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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend recommended this place to us. We normally stay at the Ventura Marriott. Their website is horrible, if not at all. If it hadn't been for the reviews on this site, and a brief visit to the hotel the day before, we would have never stayed here. The room overlooked the courtyard, very romantic and quaint. Will definitely stay...

Thank mlwtaw9493
British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was pleased to return to this hotel, but was disappointed with the changes since my last visit. No more breakfast included! That was a major part of the charm, delicious breakfast with a pleasant courtyard view, included in the room price. Now the room price has risen significantly, the place is looking very tired and dated, and food available...

Thank Patricia S
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Exquisite, friendly and a great location right by Main Street in the heart of downtown Ventura. The staff was very friendly and personable. There is free parking assigned in the back for guests. Our room was spacious, clean and very European vintage feeling. The lobby offers a wonderful happy hour and there is a rooftop and courtyard if you find...

Thank sarahbhen
Redlands, California, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This B (there is no breakfast anymore) is fabulously located in the center of Ventura. Convenient parking behind the building and you can easily walk to the beach and the pier and all the fun of downtown. That also means that it has the noise factor of downtown so if you want tranquility this is not the place for you....

1Thank Marja D
BellaMaggInn, Keely W. at Bella Maggiore Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, Marja! Your review, along with comments from all of our guests, is important to the Bella Maggiore staff and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. We hope to see you again soon!

Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place is decked out in antique decor, and gives off a strikingly European vibe. You'd be hard pressed to find a better value or a more memorable building. It's a shame that the restaurant had closed (at least when this review was written), because it was supposed to be fantastic as well. There's a lovely courtyard out back that...

Thank ebeptonian
BellaMaggInn, Keely W at Bella Maggiore Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I understand that the breakfast was a favorite with our guests, but I hope you were able to enjoy one of the many great restaurants in downtown. We look forward to your next stay at the Bella Maggiore Inn! Email us...

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We did a drive up the coast and decided to stop in Ventura and found stayed right in the heart of downtown at Bella Maggiore. The good *location doesn't get any better if you want to walk downtown or the beach. We ate at Lure which is across the street which is rated the #1 restaurant and saw some live...

Thank Curtis G
BellaMaggInn, Manager at Bella Maggiore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Curtis! Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests, is vitally important to the Bella Maggiore staff and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. Per your comments, we are investigating the uneven water temperature to ensure that future travelers experience a...

Moorpark, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is a Bed and Breakfast Inn, once you step inside you went from 2016 to 1940's. I called this stepping back in Time, Time Travel, quite and relaxing, you might even get a Ghost or two. to visit you.

1Thank Troutmaster1992
BellaMaggInn, Keely W at Bella Maggiore Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for choosing the Bella Maggiore Inn! I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and we all look forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel.

Garden Grove
Reviewed 19 August 2016

At the curb, you are greeted by the old fashioned covered entry way. The door, which you get a key to upon your stay, opens to a small quaint little lobby. The desk ladies were so sweet and efficient. You get a room key and a front door key because the door is locked around 8 PM (I believe). If...

1Thank Lauren S
BellaMaggInn, Keely W at Bella Maggiore Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel! We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you are traveling to Ventura again soon, please don't hesitate to call us!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Plenty of old-world Italian charm. Rooms are modest, but your stay includes a full, gourmet breakfast in the courtyard with a Sunday morning serenade from a Flamenco guitarist and sounds of a bubbling fountain. We had the handicap room, located directly off the patio, so it became slightly noisy in the morning when the breakfast staff arrived, but a gentle...

1Thank silvervelvet60606
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I have been staying at the Bella Maggiore Hotel for years and it is just lovely. A small family type hotel that is clean and comfortable and a joy to stay at. The hotel is a little old fashioned, but this adds to its charm and keeps me coming back at least twice a year.

2Thank Jonny M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on a palm tree-lined street, this 1926 hotel is just a half-block to downtown Ventura and 3 blocks to the beach. Rooms are decorated in an Italianate style, have private bathrooms, and free WiFi. Some have fireplaces, spa-tubs, bay window seats, or a view that looks over a leafy courtyard. There is a pleasant living room lobby with wooden floors, antique sofas, a real fireplace, and flower arrangements from the local farmers' market. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Maggiore Inn

Address: 67 S California Street, Ventura, CA 93001
Region: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range: £60 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Bella Maggiore Hotel Ventura
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“2nd floor, courtyard, shared balcony”
 of 5 bubbles mlwtaw9493, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“airconditioning on 3d floor only (stairs). street facing rooms are noisier. the staff is fabulous so TALK to them about your wants/needs.”
 of 5 bubbles marjad247, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Nice view, pick a room that faces California Street (but it's a little noisy). Quieter room, facing the courtyard might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles laurensX5768WF, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room #17. It's haunted.”
 of 5 bubbles silvervelvet60606, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms I have stayed in have been very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles JonnyM957, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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