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Reviewed 12 September 2015

The room was clean and the staff was wonderful. Special thanks to Amy and Pedro. Our screen door was broken, and as soon as we reported it, Pedro was at our door. He was unable to repair it and first thing the next morning he arrived with a brand new screen door. Great service. Super place for our dog. I will definitely stay again. My daughter and I especially enjoyed our patio, and it was wonderful to let my Chihuahua out without a leash.

Room Tip: Ocean view only on top floor. All first floor rooms are dog friendly
  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Thank Pat W
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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2015

We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Please come back soon!!

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Room was nice and clean. Price OK for the area. AC works fine and Wi-Fi is good. Just great for dogs since you're about 500' from the Dog Beach. Kevin, the Manager was just awesome. We planned to stay 1 or 2 days and wound up staying 3. We're coming back with our 3 beagles.

Room Tip: Best for DOGS. We have 3 Beagles and this is the place for them!
  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank 373richardv
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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review the OVI!!! We do not have a manager by the name of Kevin though. Do you mean Kevin the front Desk associate? I want to make sure the correct person gets a congrats for being mentioned :) We can't wait for your return!!!!

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Jennifer Baker
Operations Manager

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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

At first I got what I had expected out of The cheapest hotel closest to the beach. The room was dirty, we had a bug problem, there was mold in the shower, and or AC unit was sooo loud we had trouble sleeping.

None of that was even a huge issue. The issue was when we checked out. We had another couple with us who had gotten a room next to us. They charged their room plus our room. Plus another weekend stayed. So instead of paying $357 for our stay we were charged $1017.


They also charged our friends for two weekend charges. $357 x2. That's 3 extra charges total!!! Trying to resolve was hell. The guy was saying since it was Sunday we could do nothing but he would try. Suggested we dispute it with the bank! Told us to call Monday, so we did. Of course he wasn't working all week and the manager in the office was just as dumb. "I don't see a problem on our end" and I didn't even get a sorry for draining our account.

We are ending up having to dispute the two additional charges with the bank. Never again with this hotel!

Stayed: August 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

We stayed for 3 nights with our 3 German Shepherds. The rooms attached to the dog runs were a little small for 3 big dogs, but perfect for coming to and from the beach everyday. Tile floors are a smart move! The dog wash on the property is very convenient & right next to a hotel entrance to the beach. The dog run was perfect and all the other guests and dogs were friendly. The patio/dog run faces the beach, so you can watch the sunset with your pooch if you want.
We ran into some trouble because one of our shepherds is an escape artist and was able to pull open the room door while we were out. The staff was AMAZING about this! Unfortunately, unbeknownst to us, it happened the first night while we were at dinner, but the night clerk had dialed the wrong number. Jen & Lydia in the morning, called us when we sat down to breakfast to let us know the boys were out again. The staff was able to get the boys back in the room each time. Of course, we were happy they were safe, AND completely embarrassed, but everyone, including the service staff on property (who all the dogs visited on their escapades) had nothing but nice and comical things to say about the boys!
Good thing this is a dog friendly community, because we now had to take the dogs everywhere we went. Thank dog for Kevin!!! Kevin was at the front desk when we checked in, and the first one to wrangle ours dogs back to our room. He was so helpful with recommendations for dog friendly eateries and even turned us on to the best local bar that let us in with our 3 big dogs! Kevin helped us out immensely!
The only thing I can say is that maybe they can figure out a way to secure the door knob from being pulled down and opened that’s still within ADA codes in the dog run rooms. We know our dog isn’t the only one who can figure this out. ;-)
We can’t wait to go back!!!

  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Thank Olivia W
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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2015

Thank you so much for recognizing our team here at the OVI! We can't wait for all of you to return!

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Jennifer

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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Ocean Villa was a very average hotel in a great location. Cons: One of the sliding glass doors had a broken lock--we reported it when we checked out and my impression was that they took it seriously and were going to take care of it right away. The sleeper sofa was actually a small futon and both my teens had a lot of trouble sleeping on it, and they usually sleep pretty well almost anywhere. Pros: The view of the sunset and sitting out on the deck listening to the ocean. They also had a nice little pool, though we weren't there long enough to use it.

  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review the OVI. We should have all new sleeper sofas by the end of this year. I'm very sorry the kids did not sleep well.

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Jennifer Baker
Operations Manager

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