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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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    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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been an avid RV camper for some time, even with kids. In fact, I just returned from a trip from Albuquerque to New York City where we stayed in seven different campgrounds across the country. Campland on the Bay was not what I expected. I stayed there for two weeks and I couldn't wait to leave. I suppose I'm... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard the term 'urban-camping' until after spending two nights at Campland on the Bay, but I understand what it means now. We had two adjacent campsites, with 3 parking spaces, up against the fence facing the nature reserve. I'm guessing summer in San Diego is their high season because there weren't many available campsites. It was a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of things to do for kids (3, 5, and 8). Pools were very fun - there are two with two different temperatures. Showers were wonderfully clean. Pros - pools, access to bay beach, marina with rentals, playground, clean restrooms Cons - beach very littered, some rules (no shade structures on beach before 8 am) enforced but others are not... More 

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DFW,TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to say exactly how we would review the Campland on the Bay. We had a varied experience during our stay. When we arrived, the line of vehicles just to get into the place had us questioning our choice. Luckily it was because it was Father's day Sunday and the crowd really thinned out the following day. Even though... More 

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

We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Campland in beautiful Mission Bay! Yes, Campland can be a busy place, especially in the height of summer or on a holiday weekend (like Father's Day)! We look forward to having you back, and when you plan your next trip, please consider visiting in the last half of August, September or October... More 

San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go every year for the 4th of July and every year it is better, my boys grew up going there and now my grand kids go there and they look forward to it. I have invited my family and friends to visit us when we are there and now they are all hooked on Campland on the bay we... More 

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

We are thrilled that you continue to choose Campland for your vacations each year and have made it your July 4th tradition.THANK YOU for your kind words. We can't wait to see you back again next year with your growing family! Best Regards, More 

spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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

Thank you for the great review - we will definitely be passing your kind words along to our staff. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back next year and every year! Best regards, More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

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

Hello, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Campland despite the somewhat boisterousness activity of a summer weekend at Campland! Please be sure to contact our agents prior to your next visit so that we can help you find a site that will better meets your specific needs. We appreciate your feedback and thank your for sharing!... More 

West Hollywood, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

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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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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