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Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

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1186 San Andreas Road, La Selva Beach, CA 95076
Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Clara, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a place for teenagers to hang out, and the toddlers can be very near but out of sight.... The bouncing pillow is good for those up to about 10, and then they get older and go inside the Beach Shack and play ping pong, and then they move to the fireside room and listen to music, and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campgrounds are very clean. Staff comes by regularly to take your trash. Tons of stuff for the kids to do. Store has plenty of supplies. Tent sites, cabins,pull thru sites full hook ups. It has something for everyone. Great location. We were able to drive a short distance to monterey, santa cruz, mystery spot, big foot museum , roaring... More 

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Folsom
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed during the Easter break 2015 and the place was packed. Kids everywhere. That being said, we had a great time. The park is clean and well maintained. The kid activities are top notch including table tennis, banana bikes, KOA Big Bouncer, swimming pool and so much more. During our stay there was a major power outage that took... More 

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Upland, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Decided to do a one night stay in an Air Stream Trailer as part of a larger Valentine's Day Weekend excursion to Monterey/Santa Cruz Boardwalk...because who wouldn't want to stay in an Air Stream? This was our first time staying at a KOA. Be aware if you are coming from Monterey and it is any kind of a holiday weekend... More 

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Petaluma, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Located along the coast to the west of Watsonville this RV park offers a number of different options. There are large spaces for trailers and RV's with spots available ranging from backing up to the nature preserve to right next to the playground and everything in between. The park also offers the usual KOA cabins as well as Airstream trailers... More 

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Sacramento, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We chose to stay here as we wanted to be in this general area to go to the 17 mile drive. Fortunately, we stayed here in January so there wasn't that many families here. We stayed in one of the deluxe cabins with the loft area which we never used. We brought mostly microwave meals to keep it cheap and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to stay at a state beach campground but all were full. We came upon this place and paid $95 per night for two nights at check in. YEP $95 a night. The noise curfew is not enforced, as our very close neighbors partied well past quiet hours with a huge bonfire blazing during the worst drought in California... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This KOA is in the middle of the Monterey agricultural area. The closest town is Watsonville. To get to any of the area attractions, a lot of driving is involved. We were here over Halloween. This meant the price jumped to $88 per night, so they could pay for contest prizes. A number of long-term guests affected the atmosphere. Good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My family has been camping here for many years. We have seen the face lifts and improvements of this campground over the years and love this place. It is in a great location. We typically visit Manresa beach for the day and then come back to a nice heated pool. The campground is a bit pricey but try to get... More 

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Modesto, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

What a nice place to camp. Although I would call it "glamping" instead of camping!! It was nice having full hookups. The bathrooms and showers were spotless. Lots of options to keep the kids occupied. A heated pool and hot tub. Mini golf. Playground. Bouncing bubble. Ping pong. Lots of grass to run around on. Decent store if you forgot... More 

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