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Montrose, California
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Do NOT be seduced by the location! It is terribly run down and disgustingly filthy. RUN AWAY! Broken furniture. Bed sheets dirty and had hair, so I tried the next bed but could not quite sleep after that - yucky cooties! I have short red hair ... see the photo of the hair in my bath/shower! And, seriously! this is...

1Thank zimboinusa
Reviewed 21 January 2012

3 friends travelling up the coast and we found Shores Inn and Suites ideally located in Ventura. The price was reasonable, and so I suppose we should have checked the rooms first. Charlie and I had a room with a fabulous power shower, but the whole place reeked of smoke. The sheets were cleanish!! Beth's room was ok, not too...

1Thank Kimmit
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 September 2011

This one was hard to swallow, I had fond memories staying here during summer vacations as a youth so when we pulled into town this is the first place I stopped. Unfortunety the past 20+ years have not been kind to this place or the whole area for that matter. We arrived early afternoon obviously before the pimps and drug...

1Thank outlaw1865
Reviewed 13 June 2011

After reading the reviews on tripadvisor we decided to try this motel. It's in a interesting beachy area of Ventura, bike rental across street, good and funky restaurants, rode bikes to downtown and to the fairgrounds. Got back to motel for 3pm check in, nothing earlier, only to be put in a smoking room. Changed rooms to non smoking and...

Thank chi-art
Corona, California
Reviewed 10 April 2011

Stayed there recently, was there for two days. Was surprised to see the new remodeled rooms since the last time we were here, the young man in the front desk was polite and quick to accommodate us. Nice weather and just a quick walk to the beach with a lot of nice local restaurants on the way there. Will be...

3Thank livetravelgirl
Reviewed 24 March 2011

The outside is painted blue with bright red and white flowers hanging over the stair cases.. i went ahead and stayed there. the suite had a nonworking stove (no breakfast) the sheets where ridiculously thin and where stained in a large area (eww) the bathroom had no toilet paper waste basket soap (surprised it had running water) The tv was...

1Thank locomotion11
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 February 2011

I recently stayed at the shores inn,The customer service was absolutely horrible,The guy, who checked me in, didn’t even turn down the TV to acknowledge me. Then when I said “hello” he didn’t even get up out of his chair until a few minute later after I filled out my reg card.He handed me a key and sent me to...

2Thank Cindy5555
Big Bear Region, California
Reviewed 8 January 2011

Last night there was a parade of unsavory characters shuttling from room to room and the strong smell of dope smoke. Could not get out fast enough. when I told the desk person on checkout that the sheets were worn out, he shrugged. If you like druggies and prostitutes, this is that place to be on a Friday night!

2Thank vikingfuneral
Reviewed 15 November 2010

My wife and I spent 8 nights here from nov 8 to 16th. The staff were rude and generally unhelpful. The place was overrun with drug users, and homeless at low rates. Cigarette burns in the comforters, holes in the wall, smell of urine are just a few of the pleasant ammenities which you will find.

2Thank rafttrip
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 8 September 2010

Rude employees, tenants live on premises, high drug and prostitution traffic, drug paraphernalia and blood spots found in room!

2Thank unity1028

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Shores Inn & Suites

Address: 1059 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001
Region: United States > California > Ventura
Price Range: $93 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shores Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Our room was YUCKY! 208”
 of 5 bubbles michellerJ7738AG, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose a room near homeless permanent residents”
 of 5 bubbles 69jamiem, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“Some of the First floors rooms comes with patios.”
 of 5 bubbles 174glenny, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you want a good room, DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 889markv, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Don't go here unless they overhaul their motel and change their clientelle.”
 of 5 bubbles SurreyTravel_Bug, 24 Aug 2013 | Read review
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