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San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stayed at the resort for a week and had a wonderful vacation. The 1 BDRM condo was spacious and comfortable. The location was perfect with the shops, stores, and the harbor so close by it was easy to get overwhelmed as far as choosing what to do. Staff was extremely welcoming and they had everything you needed for a...

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear rollin671, Thank you for your review! The team was thrilled to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit us again soon! Kind regards, Jennifer

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Lodging in California is expensive so we felt lucky to find the condo at such an affordable price for so much. It is so close to the beach which is very nice and not crowded. See our sunset picture below. Oxnard is right between everything we wanted to see along the central coast. Recommend the tar pit beach for interest...

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear Cindy E, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our beach location! We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kind regards, Jennifer

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights there and came home completely recharged. The unit has everything you need. We brought nothing except beach towels. The office has extras such as beach chairs, dvds, books. VONS is nearby. After 3 nights they were suppose to puck up trasg but did not. This was a relatively small omition, the reating is still "excellent".

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear First_Advice, We are happy to hear you had a relaxing stay with us! Please visit us again soon. Kind regards, Jennifer

Reviewed 8 June 2016

My vacation was spent in a one-bedroom condo that was clean, well-equipped, modern, and peaceful. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and if I needed something, it was delivered to me immediately. While I didn't participate in the resort activities, I did see others participating and enjoying themselves. The ocean was less than a block away, and I had...

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear Diane B, Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We hope you choose us again as your next vacation destination! Kind regards, Jennifer

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 June 2016

CIS was a great find for our type of resort-quaint, small, non-commercial, convenient to a deserted beach, wonderful park with playground for children & great restaurants. Most condos have a hot tub on patio as well as a gas grill. Don't think units have AC, but not sure. It was very cool, sunny & breezy during the last week of...

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear chksing, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our peaceful beach location. We hope you choose to stay with us again in the near future! Kind regards, Jennifer

Coalinga, California
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This unit was perfect for a stay by the beach. Not luxurious, but clean and comfortable with nice extras. The unit was a bit dated but had all the conveniences including regular sized fridge, stove, and microwave. It is a timeshare condo with place settings, dining table, cooking utensils, etc. The living room had a pull out sofa bed and...

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GPR S, Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear Rachel R, Thank you so much for your detailed review! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your recent stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Jennifer

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find this nice, clean and quiet gem while in town for a wedding. Two story with two master bedrooms upstairs. Kitchen, family room, bathroom, washer & dryer downstairs. Bonus was the hot tub on the patio. We will definitely come back!

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GPR S, Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear Shari M, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed our beach location! We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards, Jennifer

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Enjoyed my stay at Channel Islands Resort, and hope to go back again. 1 BR condo (upstairs, over the garages) was spacious, clean, comfortable, and well stocked with linens, kitchen supplies, etc. Hot tub on the deck was lovely! Very clean and pleasant to sit out under the stars and listen to the waves hit the shore. This is a...

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GPR S, Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear MarieGrace, Thank you for your review! The CIS team was thrilled to hear we exceeded your expectations! We strive to make everyone that stays with us feel welcome and valued so thank you so much for the positive feedback. We truly appreciate your kind words. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon!Kind regards, Jennifer

Oxnard, California
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Our family of 6 stayed here multiple times this year. If you want a home instead of a hotel room (at the same cost as a hotel room!!), with laundry and hot tubs and multiple bathrooms and super clean and quality amenities, this is the place to be. It is also about 30 seconds to walk to the beach. Unbelievable.

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GPR S, Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear RhondaH6, Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy to hear you loved our beach location! We hope to see you and your family again soon. Kind regards, Jennifer

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Only stayed 1 night, passing through... too short! Smaller complex, all units open up/face interior gated courtyard. Nice quiet neighborhood. My unit 1317, was a 2 bedroom, 2 story unit, very comfortable. ( one comment, not a complaint.. would suggest brighter lights/wattage in the bathrooms!) I look forward to my next, longer stay, when I am in that area again!

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GPR S, Manager at Channel Island Shores, responded to this review

Dear BarbB2000, Thank you for your review! We agree that one night is definitely too short of a stay to truly enjoy our beach location and spacious rooms. We are in the process of changing out all our lights to LED lighting so hopefully you will have better lighting in the bathrooms during your next stay. We hope you come...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Channel Island Shores is quaint destination for vacationers wanting a relaxing seaside escape in a quiet residential setting. Located half a block from the beach and with views of the Channel Islands, this charming resort with a beach house feel is within steps of white, sandy beaches and refreshing ocean surf. This Oxnard beach vacation resort features amenities such as private patios, many with Jacuzzi Spas and Barbeques, spectacular ocean views, and fully-stocked kitchens. Guests may enjoy a multitude of nearby water activities including boating, kayaking, surfing and fishing. Explore the National Park, take side trips to Magic Mountain, Santa Barbara, Malibu Beach, Los Angeles, Universal Studios, Hearst Castle, or enjoy the famous Channel Island Harbor and Marina. Minimum check-in age is 21. Please note that air conditioning is not offered at this property. Please note there is a USD 15.00 daily resort fee due at booking which includes internet, parking, and phone calls. Please note the resort does not provide extra beds/cots or cribs, however guests may bring a crib. Weekly housekeeping is available we do not have daily housekeeping. Guests must have photo ID and credit card to put on hold for incidentals. Please contact the resort prior to 6pm if arriving after hours and you will be provided with a lockbox code and parking instructions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the resort. We look forward to hosting you! ... more   less 

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Address: 1311 Mandalay Beach Rd, Oxnard, CA 93035-1965
Region: United States > California > Oxnard
Price Range: $167 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Channel Island Shores 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“The whole property is amazing and less than a 5 minute walk to the beach.”
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“Upper floor might be quieter. I could hear the folks in the upper unit from time to time.”
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“ask if they have a dehumidifier to borrow”
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“Some of the units have hot tubs. We loved ours!”
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“Ask for the building closest to the beach”
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