Yes, it's pretty close to the beach but there are other hotels that are closer (not sure how they compare in price). The price point for this hotel is pretty good considering its location. Mind you, it's RIGHT next to a train bridge (why hello Amtrak Surfliner!) and freeway. The swimming pool looks right onto the adjacent train tracks. The beach is about 4 blocks away, a little bit of a walk across train tracks, busy street, bridge, etc. To their credit, the hotel has outfitted the rooms with double-paned glass and I did not hear any outside noise. It was very quiet and nice large room with comfy bed and couch. Clean room, couteous staff. Our window did not open (due to being double-paned) but for one night that was OK.
Ample breakfast, easy and free parking and a short walk to nice restaurants, Starbucks, etc. in downtown Ventura.
Would I stay here again? Probably not given all the other choices right next door. The pool was nice but I think I might opt for someplace with a bar and better view of the ocean for optimum experience next time. This hotel worked for our budget for a short weekend getaway. We were there only for a surf and bike ride weekend. I was able to get free wifi but my boyfriend was not and relied on ye olde Ethernet cable for hookup (free from the front desk haha).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Amanzi Hotel invites you to Ventura, off the coast of Southern California. Perfectly situated between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, be enticed by the allure of sunny skies, downtown tunes & ocean mystique of our quaint town. Allow yourself to rejuvenate at the only boutique hotel in Ventura. The Amanzi presents a contemporary ambiance with the warmth of hospitality. With carefully selected room amenities & guest services to enhance stays during business travel or leisure trips, our hotel (formerly Country Inn & Suites by Carlson) offers a re-imagined experience for you or your group! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ventura Hotel Ventura
- Country Inn And Suites By Carlson, Ventura
- Country Inn Ventura
- Ventura Country Inn