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Shel-Al

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115 Lafayette Road, US Route 1, North Hampton, NH 03862
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pittsfield, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time at Shel-Al campground!! Everyone was so nice! The campground was super clean. They came around and picked up your trash bags daily. The best showers and restrooms, every thing was modern and clean! Great value for your money. Good size campsites and bundles of firewood. Only 5 miles from all the beaches. Lots to do in... More 

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Dear HappyDay4907, We are so happy that Shel-Al was part of your awesome vacation! And your wonderful comments about our campground have just given us an awesome day!! We are so glad that you enjoyed the size of your site, our bath houses, our trash pickup, and even our wood! And being just three miles to the beach takes all... More 

Quebec City, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staff was very friendly, like family! the campground was very clean, people always there to help you. Quiet place, they have everything you need ice, wood, free wifi! great time there. I would come back tomorrow if it was possible! thankss!

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Thank you, Davve25, for sharing your great comments about our campground! We are pleased that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. It is easy when we have such nice campers like you!! Both our inside and outside staff take pride in making our campground as clean, safe, and quiet as possible, and we will always try our... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stayed at Shel-Al last year and decided to return for 4 nights during the week. We stayed Mon-Fri on site 91. This site was perfect for us as we have a 5 year old and an 18 month old and it is right next to the playground. There weren't a lot of other campers during the week and we... More 

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Hi Alaina S, We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your second visit with us, and are thrilled that you have become part of our Shel-Al family! We think our playground is so much fun for the little ones, and the sites adjoining the play area are perfect for younger families like yours! We look forward to... More 

Mirabel, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nice campground with very clean bathrooms, but services are pretty limited since front desk closes early, and you can't buy wood or ice after 6PM. Security is absolutely ridiculous, constantly monitoring the campground and looking for non issues. Even though we were super quiet, they had us put out our campfire at midnight. Campground was super quiet around us too,... More 

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Hi Hugues B! Thank you for taking the time to review our campground! We appreciate your kind words about our bathrooms and for saying that we are a nice campground! During mid-June to early September, our front desk closes at 9:00 pm, and wood and ice sales are available until that time. Additionally, we actually deliver wood to the sites... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed here over 4th of july! And it was a great family place!! People who camped there made us feel like family! And for the family who runs the camp ground did everything to make us happy to be there! We had a problem with our electric plug and within minutes they had it fixed!! Dropping off firewood to... More 

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Thanks, Carol F, for the wonderful review! We were happy to assist you with your electricity problem as we try to respond to issues as soon as they arise. We are thrilled that you are joining us again next month and hope you find your stay just as enjoyable as last week. Hopefully you will spread the word to any... More 

Katy, Texas
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

I really liked this place. We had an unplanned trip to New Hampshire when our transmission was acting up and needed to have repairs. The repair place was just up the road from the campsite. This is a mixed bag of RV campers and tent campers with some short term and some long term/frequent weekenders. The family next to us... More 

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Thank you, Txmomtomany, for your wonderful review! Although we are sorry for the circumstances that led you to us, (transmission problems), we are delighted that you had fun during your stay, and even found a repair shop next door! We've shared your positive comments with our team, and we are all pleased to have played a small part in making... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The facilities were good and all the bathrooms were clean. The only problem was that the owners patrolled the camp ground like police and treated us (27 year olds) like children. The camp sites are a little bit small and it could get overcrowded during busy season

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Thank you, 374matthewp, for taking the time to comment on our campground! We try very hard to keep our grounds and bath houses clean and safe, and we are happy that you were pleased with our facilities. We agree that some of our sites are small, and over the past few years, we have eliminated 20% of them, making the... More 

Claremont, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Five other friends and I spent the weekend camping at Shel-Al. The staff was amazingly warm and welcoming when we first arrived. (They also work long hours, as they were there to greet us after 9 PM). The bathrooms were impressively clean and there were several located within 1 minute of our campsite. Beaches and breweries were a short drive... More 

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shelalcampground, Owner at Shel-Al, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Alison B, for your very kind words about our campground and the surrounding seacoast area! It is our goal to provide a clean, welcoming environment for our campers, and we are happy that you had fun! We hope to see you all again soon! More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Shel Al Is By Far The Best Campground I've ever Camped At. All Staff is Beyond Caring. Awesome Place. Can't Say Enough Great Thing's About It. Cleanliness is Key to Them, As Well As There Concerns That they Have Happy Campers.

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Boulder, Colorado
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

We came in the off season and there were plenty of open sites. The staff is great and they take good care of the park. You don't have to haul your trash because they come and pick it up. It is probably the closes campground to town and the beach. One part of the campground is mostly seasonal campers who... More 

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