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Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan

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El Capitan Terrace Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay - a well run and immaculate campground, with immaculate pools and bathrooms. The grounds are well kept, and the store well stocked. It gets busy over the weekend, which results in the pool area being crowded, but once into the weekdays we absolutely loved it. Would really like to revisit... As an aside, the tent part... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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114 reviews 114 reviews
38 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The good: concrete pads and ok space to maneuver your rig or fifth wheel, views from some (higher) sites, campground is well maintained and clean. Nice fire pits and friendly staff at the reception. We noticed many dogs on the property, but no concern for us. Two stores to fulfill your every need. Clean showers, restrooms and very nice pool.... More 

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Vacaville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed here with my sister in law and her husband and kids. Our family friends joined us too. My sister in law and friends stayed in the RV section of the park. We stayed in the Tent section. The park was always clean. The staff was very friendly. There is showers and they were always clean and I never... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This property has a great pool and large, flat spacious with plenty of space and privacy. It's a short walk to El Capitan beach and the resort next door. The only downside is the path to the beach is not without dodging occasional traffic as you cross under the freeway to get there. There are good road trails to bike... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

For the price it is not worth it! The hard thing is it is the only place around that has full hook ups if that is what you need. People that run it are very young and not accommodating. You can hear the traffic and where we were located there was a sewer smell. The management did not manage unruly... More 

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Placerville, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

After reading the reviews we decided to stay at Ocean Mesa. We knew it was on the freeway and by the railroad tracks. That did not bother us. The park is well laid out and most spots are very easy to get into. They are more roomy than most RV parks. A lot of the sites are divided by foliage... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nice spot off the 101 near El Captain State beach. Clean pool and showers, ants galore!! Be sure to bring bug spray and keep all food sealed! Seems like kids run the place, each time I went into the office/store their was a different teenager. Over priced for a campground that isn't on the beach, we paid $95. Nice vacation... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

These guys have done a good job with facilities and can't complain about the service. Good, tidy sites and hook-up services but more suited to "Condo campers" than true camping. Not a lot of room between sites, lots of bitumen and quite a bit of traffic noise from the 101 particularly as its below the the camp ground. Fine for... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Great place to camp. With both areas for tents and RVs. Store has snacks and staff that is available late. Pool and spa keep clean. Showers available free next to pool area. View of ocean with little traffic noise. Nice camping we plan to return.

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Moorpark, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I thought for the price it would've been paved in gold and have really nice RV sites. Tight spots. Very noisy from the 101 traffic ...bring earplugs. Kept me awake three nights in a row. Good for kids though for the pool and some activities but definitely not for couples or empty nesters. If you must go, make sure you... More 

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Additional Information about Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan

Address: El Capitan Terrace Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
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