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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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Campland on the Bay

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Campland on the Bay provides a great alternative to staying in a downtown San Diego hotel or renting a beach house. If you have kids older than 5 and younger than 17 this places rocks. There are a ton of activities to keep the kids busy. The sites a big, clean and the grounds are meticulously maintained. The staff here... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Campland has both positive and negative aspects. To start, it is not so much camping as it is a playground where people bring RV's. If you go with your family, there is plenty of things to do. Plenty of local attractions nearby, and you are right on the bay! The weather is generally good in SD so you can usually... More 

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GraceRiggs, Guest Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experiences at Campland. We appreciate your suggestions and will be sure them to the attention of the appropriate department. Please be sure to plan your next trip with our agents who can help you find a site that meets your specific needs. We look forward to... More 

Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy to see that COB allows tent camping at their campground. Our first night was great (Thurs) because we had the Primitive Campground to ourselves. That was shortlived because the weekends obviously are very busy and get a lot more campers. I know there is limited space where a tent can go since you have to stake... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun park for kids but be sure & bring food for your family. The cafe food is microwaved hamburgers & terrible so called bbq. Also cost $30. i heard it's been horrible for years. Events for kids, grounds staff & front desk people all were wonderful.

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GraceRiggs, Guest Relations Manager at Campland on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Mike, We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed Campland and took advantage of some of the fun activities for the kids. We will pass along your comments regarding the food in cafe to our chef. \ We strive to make Campland the best urban camping experience possible for our guests and appreciate your comments. Thank you. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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

Hi Julie, We are happy that we were able to accommodate your family and that your road trip began so successfully! \We look forward to seeing you back in the future and thank you for taking the time to share your recent experiences with us all. Best Regards, More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

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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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

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
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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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