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North Beach Campground

60 Institute Road, Burlington, VT 05408
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Patchogue, NY
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have traveled all over the United States in our VW Camper. To us, camping is being outdoors until we settle down at night for campfire and then in the van to sleep. If we have electric fine...but we are self-contained. We prefer NOT to be with "big rigs", or in name brand campgrounds, or in campgrounds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a small campground perfectly positioned on Lake Champlain with easy beach access, amazing vistas and a woodsy feel. The spaces are close together but many have shade trees. We were looking for some seclusion so we kept to the rear where there are larger sites. The bathrooms were very clean, sites accommodated with a picnic table and campfire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great location, very clean, cozy....2minute walk to lake champlain. A big thank you to Pauleen, she was awesome! Amazing customer service. Would recommend this place. Bring your bikes, just next to a bike path. Visit the farmer's market on saturday's...really cool. Honestly, best campgrounds I've been to.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

If you are planning on sleeping don't camp here. Clueless employees with no sense of courtesy ride around in a loud golf cart, all hours of the night, lights on full, laughing and talking at normal volume. They woke us up four times, the last being at 3:30 am. We tried to find someone to speak with when we left... More 

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Alec K, Manager at North Beach Campground, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that my night security was doing that, especially since they are supposed to be walking unless they are checking the beaches on the bike path. if you could I would appreciate it if you could call me here at the campground, 802-862-0942, and ask for the Manager and I would like to apologize to you... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Decent campground. Has all the amenities you would need. Sites are very close together, but it is what it is. Nice location on Lake Champlain- beach is right there. Centrally located- close to town. Campfires must be out by midnight, which seemed too early. Bring US quarters for the shower (.25 for 7 mins). Great stay for beginner campers. Reasonably... More 

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Alec K, Manager at North Beach Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for the response! We enjoy hearing from our campers especially when they've enjoyed themselves. I also figured since you took the time to write about us I would respond about the sites. Boy are you right they are tight and we are looking to do something about them this fall we are hoping to add some full hookup... More 

West Simsbury, Connecticut
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This campground so much potential however being run by the city of Burlington has significant drawbacks. The worst is the shower. It looks like there hasn't been any investment since the 70s. The tiny showers still require two quarters for seven minutes sometimes hot water. My biggest gripe was the visitor policy. My two adult kids and their friends stopped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at North Beach Campground from 9/21 to 9/27 and did not find the problems sited by other reviewers. First, I found the staff very accommodating and friendly, both before I arrived and while here. I had to make changes to my reservation twice in the last month before arrival, and both times the staff helped and were very helpful.... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stayed here for two nights. The location is great, and next the beach. First off this is a Beach campground and only a space to park your ride and hopefully still be able to open your door to get inside. the spaces are crammed in, mos camper canopy's almost touch the camper beside them. if you have a fire be... More 

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Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I've stayed at this campground 4 times now while visiting my child at UVM. It's right in Burlington, so it's convenient, but these days I only stay at North Beach when I absolutely have to (eg when the gorgeous nearby state park campground is either full or closed!). First let me start with the folks in the front office: they're... More 

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Barre, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I am not used to be in a fish bowl or even a sardine can and that was what this felt like. There are separate areas for RV's, pop-ups, and tents but they are still very close together. We came with a pop-up and a tent. My tent was literally 7' away from a high RV. The staff was courteous... More 

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