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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
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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St. George, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Place has gone downhill. While other places around California have improved, Campland has not. Wifi? False advertising as it never worked and guy in front admitted it was terrible. Don't plan on it if wifi is needed. Worst experience? Taking the family to eat at the restaurant at 6:20 PM to be told by the lady working there the kitchen... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Expensive ($80/night), crowded, and sort of run down. They let long term people do what they want in the cheap ($80) areas. We had to get the people across from us to move their car out of the street to get into our space. After they moved their car my wife moved their kids toys out of the road. 50... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We escaped the snow for a New Years trip to San Diego. This is an amazing RV park! The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is if you are a regular RVer you will feel like you've been packed in like a sardine! If you can get over that, there is no other RV park I know of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The facilities are great: hot showers, clean heated bathrooms, pool & hot tub. However, the $73/night off season rate is pretty steep, considering: 1) camping-on-asphalt spaces are tightly packed 2) wifi is terrible - slow and keeps bumping you out, and 3) "services" are spotty: indifferent service at the cafe and market store opening hour of 8 am totally disregarded... More 

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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

You camp in a dirt parking lot; 4' from your neighbor. I ended up forgoing a refund and renting a hotel the 2nd night. The "restaurant" if you can call it that was way overpriced for microwaved cheap junk. Think two old hotdogs and shared soda $15.00. The worst campsite I have ever been to in my life. I would... More 

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Dolores, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights right before Thanksgiving. We were surprised to see how tightly all the RV's were packed in. The beach (on the bay) was nice and clean, there were at least 6 bathhouses, outdoor dishwashing sinks, two pools, two spas and a very nice playground for kids. We probably won't choose this place again, as it... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The expensive rates pay for the amenities here, not the accommodations. First, the bad: This place is truly infested with ants. We have camped in places much more rustic than this but never had ants inside our trailer as we did here. Our trailer is always spotless and any food is sealed in double airtight containers so were weren't doing... More 

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

We appreciate your candor, LuvAZTravel and we seek this kind of feedback to continually improve. We apologize for your discomfort and are disappointed that it marred what sounds like an otherwise good experience. The control of ants at our campground has been a complicated challenge and we have perhaps been too conservative in our approach. Our concern always has been... More 

Breckenridge, Colorado
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137 reviews 137 reviews
42 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Pulling in we felt a bit guilty, as we were assigned a spot that blocked our neighbor's view of the water - basically our RV was backed up 5 feet in front of their windshield. So check carefully whether you are signed a "back-to-back" space. Otherwise this place is a blast. 30 steps from our RV we were able to... More 

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