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Campland on the Bay

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2211 Pacific Beach Dr., San Diego, CA 92109-5699
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Campland on the Bay was the first RV resort we (2 adults, daughters aged 12 and 10) stayed at on our 4-week RV trip and what a great way to start. We were SO impressed at how beautiful the grounds were, and how clean the facilities were. We arrived without a reservation (on a Friday) for 3 nights, and luckily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome! Can't beat camping by the San Diego bay. They have a general store, ice cream shop, café, video arcade, laundry mat and always tons of entertainment. You can see the fireworks from sea world from the bay!

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FriendlyWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

Hi Leah, We are thrilled that you took the time to let us know how much you enjoy your yearly stays at Campland. We look forward to seeing you this year! More 

Chicago, IL
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Campland on the Bay May 1-2nd. It was extremely clean and well maintained. All the guests were very friendly and respectable of each other. During the time that we visited the San Diego Chapter of the Impala Car Club was hosting their annual car event so it was so cool to see all the old school Impala... More 

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FriendlyWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, What great feedback! Thank you. If you enjoy vintage cars, you might enjoy visiting Mother's Day Weekend next year when The Over the Hill Gang hosts their annual antique Car Show The Streak. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Santa Paula, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Family and friends told us we would love Campland with our RV. Stayed three nights; average cost, with taxes, $83/night. We requested to move from our first site because it was small with limited access; the office staff was accommodating. Second site had a few trees and was larger, about 150 feet from the bay. We didn't realize we were... More 

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FriendlyWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

First, thank you for choosing Campland on the Bay. We are happy we were able to accommodate your site change and that the kids enjoyed all that Mission Bay has to offer! If we have the opportunity to welcome you back, please don't hesitate to ask our agents to help you plan your visit for the site that meets your... More 

Odense
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Campland on the Bay are among the most expensive places to park his RV. But do not expect an exclusive experience. The spots are small and if your neighbors are going to throw a party, you are automatically entered. When we were visiting for a weekend in the spring break, there was full power on the volume until pm. 23:00.... More 

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FriendlyWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

At Campland we strive to provide the best possible urban camping exerience. We realize that in some peak periods (like Spring Break and the height of summer), Campland is bustling with action and activity.,This fast pace and party atmosphere is not for everyone. Campland is less busy during May, the last half of August, September and October weekends, and there's... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Campland is great! Would definitely recommend. There are so many activities available your kids will be busy no matter what age. We even rented bikes you can ride on the water. So fun! Our only complaint was the restaurant. We didn't feel like cooking one night and ordered hamburgers. They were so disgusting we threw them away and ended up... More 

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FriendlyWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Campland on the Bay! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. I am sorry to hear about your dining experience. We are sharing your review with the restaurant staff, and will try to determine went wrong with your meal. Please reach out to me privately at friendlythewolf@campland.com to Make it Right on your next... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

went here for our Honeymoon, got Supersite H8, super awesome, honeymoon suite to the max, cant wait to return, thank you Campland for a wonderful experience, friendly staff, helpful, informative and very clean camp ground.

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Thank you for choosing Campland on the Bay to spend your honeymoon. We are so glad that you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you back! More 

California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This a great place the spaces are a little tight and it can be very crowed sometimes. THE WIFI SUCKS FOR THE MOST PART. Beach is nice but could use a good cleaning. Pools are good but lots of people.There is a BBQ and Ice cream shop in the middle of the place, not bad but how bad can Ice... More 

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FriendlytheWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

We strive to provide the best urban campground experience possible and we regret that you had issues with the Internet. The WIFI issue is a complex one and we are constantly upgrading it as demand increases; we are currently in the second phase of our fourth major upgrade. There are many unique challenges for our campground that a building or... More 

St. George, Utah
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Too many rental trailers.... On our second night a huge group of people showed up to sleep in rental trailers that had been parked around us. There were way more people than trailer space. These people had no clue in camping etiquette. Loud, obnoxious in the middle of the night. They tried to set up tents in our area, their... More 

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FriendlytheWolf, Public Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

RS, We strive to deliver the best urban camping experience that we can and are so very sorry that you had this experience. July is by far our busiest month, we are at 100 percent occupancy almost every day at the height of summer -- the campground s indeed full of action and activities. And while we take our rules... More 

San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It was kid heaven with a skatepark, basketball court, private beach access, and rentals. However, don't go if you don't want crowds because it was PACKED full of people and kids running around every where. I liked the short walk to the beach even though the sand wasn't white or even light brown. They have limited access so the only... More 

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