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Santa Margarita KOA

4765 Santa Margarita Lake Rd, Santa Margarita, CA 93453
Santa Margarita KOA
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Benicia, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 days here. This is a very lovely and peaceful KOA. I loved taking day trips to the beach, San Luis etc. The town is very small and quaint. We loved returning to the beautiful campground. We were serenaded by crickets at night and birds during the day. We had a wonderful time.

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Ventura, CA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed here when we went to a show at Pozo Saloon. We had a schoolbus and a group of about six other cars. Really had a great time although the bathrooms are a little hard to get to if you have any mobility issues. We only stayed one night and made use of the pool the next day before... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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168 reviews 168 reviews
65 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My parents, husband and I wanted to stay somewhere on the central coast for 2 nights as part of a road trip. Everything that was in our price range got terrible reviews and looked like a real dive. A two bedroom cabin at Santa Margarita KOA was just within our price range, and ended up being a comfortable and relaxing... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Santa Margarita KOA is a ncie place for kids and family. There are cool places to visit, like the Hearst Castle and Pismo Beach (went ATV driving!). ABout the campground itself: it was pretty nice... I wasn't a big fan of the playground, which could be kept cleaner. I liked the activities... the LEGO movie was playing and there... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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211 reviews 211 reviews
54 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We spent three nights at the Santa Margarita KOA the week before the Labor Day weekend. It was our plan to go before the holiday weekend to avoid the crowds, since almost every campground along the coast of California was booked solid on the weekend. There was also a midweek special, stay 3 nights and get 1 free, so we... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Me and my friend stayed here for one night, so i would recommend checking out other reviews too. Quiet and well kept campsite, very friendly and helpful staff. Good facilities and clean bathrooms/showers. The campground also had wifi, which is a big plus in my book. We rented a log cabin which was very nice. I would absolutely recommend this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We got the last RV campsite left in the county on short notice the weekend of my birthday. When we arrived, Dylan our host, had a cupcake with a candle waiting for me at check-in & the staff sang happy birthday. Overall, our experience couldn't have been better due to such great customer service. We even joined the KOA membership... More 

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Alhambra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I liked this campsite and so did the kids. Yes our cabin was the only one without shade so it did get pretty hot during the day but next time we will bring a pop up. Loved the cabin, it even had a refrigerator, ceiling fan and lightsI liked all the hills, it gave each site a bit more privacy.... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Stayed three days car camping. The tent site we had (#61) wasn't the best as it overlooked the RVs. However, they've planted lots of Magnolia trees around the site so will one day it will be a good one to book. The sites in this campground are built into a hillside so the farther up you go, the better the... More 

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Lancaster, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Stayed at a group camp site 7/31 - 8/1 with my sons and their girlfriends. This campsite is VERY HILLY and there are multiple stairs to the bathrooms. All sites, (cabins, RV spaces and tent camping) are on pure dirt. Not a single green blade of grass anywhere except the kids play area and around the pool. Downside of that... More 

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