Fit For a King
The Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach has completed its renovations, resulting in a lobby that opens to the ocean and 12 new meeting rooms. Total function space at the hotel measures 15,700 square feet; a penthouse ballroom boasts a 270-degree view of the ocean, mountains and downtown Ventura, Calif., and seats 450 people banquet-style. Amenities include high-speed Internet access and complete catering and convention services. For more information, call 805/648-2100, www.cpventura.com.