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GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

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Ventura County

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
The Pierpont Inn & Racquet Club

The Blue Iguana Inn
The Capri Hotel
The Clocktower Inn
Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
Embassy Suites Hotel Mandalay Beach Resort - Oxnard
The Emerald Iguana Inn

Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
The Oaks at Ojai
Shangri-La Paradise
Ventura Beach Marriott

Bella Maggiore Inn
Casa Via Mar Inn and Tennis Club
The Lavender Inn
Ojai Cottage
Suite 1 Inn Ojai
The Victorian Rose Bed & Breakfast

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