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708 E Thompson Boulevard
Ventura, California 93001-2916
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Welcome to the Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura!

Please be aware that our hot tub will be permanently closed.

Located in downtown Ventura, our Ventura hotel has everything guests need for a fantastic stay, with recent renovations making guests as comfortable as possible.

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Be close to Majestic Theater at the Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura, with the Ventura Fairgrounds just moments away. Ventura hotels are known for great service, but we take it above and beyond with unbeatable value and cool, spacious rooms. You'll be minutes from the Ventura harbor and surrounded by some of the best dining and shopping options in the city.

The Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura is your home away from home, whether you're here on vacation or for business travel. With the Ventura Pier and Surfing Point a short drive away, the possibilities are endless. Take a stroll along the golden, sandy beaches or try out a surfing lesson while you're in town. At the Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura, the best of sunny California is right in your backyard.

Enjoy being within walking distance to the Pier and downtown, but let our Ventura hotel take care of starting your day off right. Enjoy a free, full hot breakfast buffet available every morning, featuring hot waffles, sweet pastries, fresh fruits, cereal and yogurt selections, bacon, eggs, beans and potatoes, 100% Arabica Farmer Brothers® Artisan Collection coffee as well as tea or cold juices.

As the closest hotel to Ventura Government Center, our Ventura hotel welcomes many civil servants. Employees of Oxnard agricultural fields and service men and women with Port Hueneme Military Base also favor our property. With so many attractions nestled close by, it's easy to make a little time for fun and leisure even if you're here for business. Let our friendly staff give you tips and recommendations on dining and attractions to make the most of your trip.

Our swimming pool is temporarily closed.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Sleep Quality

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% Smoke-free hotel
  • Outdoor pool, heated, our swimming pool is temporary closed
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Dataports
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Multilingual staff, English and Spanish
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Photocopy machine
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee & tea
  • High-speed Internet

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
More Amenities


  • Cable satellite television, with 75 channels including HBO®, CNN® and ESPN®
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Air-conditioning/heating, self controlled
  • Rollaway beds, available, nominal fee
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair, available
  • Adjoining rooms, available
  • Electrical outlet at desk level in guest rooms
  • closet in guest room, One

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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Nearby Attractions


  • 0.28 mile(s) from Pacific Ocean
  • 0.3 mile(s) from beach and the longest wooden pier in California
  • 0.3 mile(s) from city hall, a marble and stone masterpiece, the scene of many a movie
  • 0.4 mile(s) from Albinger Archaeological Museum, (artifacts dating back 3,500 years)
  • 0.6 mile(s) from historic Buenaventura Mission, established in 1782 by Father Juniperro Serra
  • 0.6 mile(s) from County Museum of Art and Local History
  • 0.7 mile(s) from Ventura County Fairgrounds, off-track betting, and auto raceway
  • 6 mile(s) from A.J. Comstock Fire Museum
  • 3 mile(s) from Olivas Adobe Ranch and Hacienda, (built in 1840's)
  • 3 mile(s) from Ventura County Government Center
  • 3 mile(s) from Ivy Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Lazarstar Amusement Park (arcade games)
  • 5 mile(s) from Channel Islands National Park, Aviation Concessionaire, and Marina (whale watching, flights to Santa Rosa Island)
  • 5 mile(s) from Leeward Winery, (tours and tasting)
  • 15 mile(s) from Ojai, (town where there is horseback riding)
  • 16 mile(s) from Lake Casitas, (boating, camping, watersports)
  • 30 mile(s) from Angeles National Forest, (camping available)
  • 30 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Winery
  • 45 mile(s) from Magic Mountain Amusement Park


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Limon y Sal, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mexican cuisine
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Winchester, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Best steakhouse in town
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Cafe Fiore, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Best Italian in town & live music
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Busy Bee Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Hamburgers
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Burger King, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Wood Ranch, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Very good steakhouse
  • 2.00 mile(s) from In-N-Out Burger, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from McDonald's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Wendy's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Jack-in-the-Box, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Weinerschnitzel, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Carl's Jr, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from The Greek at the Harbor, Full Service, Greek, Open for: lunch, dinner, belly dancing show
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Andria's Seafood, Full Sevice, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 3 mile(s) from Ventura Community College
  • 30 mile(s) from University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Nearby Cities

  • 7 mile(s) from Oxnard
  • 15 mile(s) from Carpenteria
  • 35 mile(s) from Santa Barbara
  • 55 mile(s) from Burbank
  • 60 mile(s) from Los Angeles


  • 0.28 mile(s) from Ventura State Beach Bike Path, bicycles for rent
  • 0.4 mile(s) from tennis courts and golf courses
  • 3 mile(s) from Golf N' Stuff (miniature golf)
  • 5 mile(s) from Harbor Village Sportfishing (charters)
  • 5 mile(s) from Ventura Harbor, (cruises, fishing, dining, comedy club, dive boats, hockey)
  • 5 mile(s) from Bay Queen Harbor Cruises, (harbor cruises, kayak and electric boat rentals, dinner and sail charters)
  • 30 mile(s) from Ranch Oso, (horseback riding)
  • 30 mile(s) from Lake Piru, (boating, skiing, camping)


  • 0.2 mile(s) from art galleries and antique shops


  • 0.4 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Terminal
  • 0.7 mile(s) from Amtrak Train Station
  • 30 mile(s) from Santa Barbara Airport
  • 65 mile(s) from Los Angeles International Airport