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“Bad Attitude several years ago. Nothing has changed in over 15 years!” 1 of 5 stars
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1001 Miramontes Point Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019   |  
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San Jose, California
1 review
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“Bad Attitude several years ago. Nothing has changed in over 15 years!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We belong to a Good Sam RV Club. This weekend we were at Pelican Point RV Park. Our other club went here 18 years ago but voted NEVER to go back because of the owner's bad attitude. Our new club went here this weekend and it was interesting to see that NOTHING HAS CHANGED. You can't check in before 1pm?? They were turning people away!

If you come after 8pm you have to leave?? One club member was told that if they come after 8pm they had to leave & come back the next day. Among other things, they are non-ADA compliant & failed to provide adequate access to the clubhouse for members in motorized scooters. These are only a few of the problems for the weekend. Needless to say, we will NOT GO BACK.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Modesto, California, United States
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We have been traveling for 6 years now and we have never came across such rudeness as the young staff that works there. The lady thats keep the place clean, Is very good at what she does, The young lady at the counter is RUDE !!, we will never be back. So sorry too, But cant stay at a place that had no room for campers just having fun!!. 5$ a day internet service is way out of line. It should always be free. The Space cost is way too much for the the age of the park. I saw the Owner go to a space that had an RV and a truck that had a tent attached to the bed of the truck, I thought it was the best tent I have ever seen. The owner guy told him to take it down, Really.. why?? wow we are heere for a relaxing good time, Im sure the Tent guy was not happy, I saw him and I know he was not happy!! let campers have fun . no one was hurting anything!!.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Nice location, but the park is in fairly run down condition. The staff is not helpful at all, most unreasonable people. Most places go the extra mile to have repeat customers, not this place. All parks must have rules, but they go out of their way to enforce them, where clearly there should be some latitude. We love the area, but will NOT be going back to a place that goes out of their way to make you feel like you are imposing. Not recommended at all.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Pelican Point RV Park is an older RV park with narrow pads and out-dated sewer drains. However it is well worth it to stay there as long as you are prepared.
The staff is very nice and helpful; the daughter particularly in helping us park - she was an EXPERT in directing!
The location is wonderful, near the ocean, walking path, easy drive to downtown and restaurants, and things to see & do.
We will be back!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Lemoore, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

We have been at Pelican Point RV park for several months and love it there. Their rules for the park put us at ease knowing that it is always safe, quiet and clean. They have been very helpful and have gone above and beyond when giving information of the area. There are great, clean amenities here - a laundry, small store and clean bathrooms with shower. Beautiful, tall trees adorn the RV park, and most of the time at night, you can hear the waves (this is amazing) from the beach that is only a 5 minute or so walk below the RV park. The town of Half Moon is very nice and people even smile there. If you don't like rules at an RV park that keep it safe, clean and quiet, this may not be the place for you, but we feel blessed and happy to be here.

Room Tip: There are rules here - we like that because we can always count on clean and quiet; if you like clea...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

The park is close to the ocean and that is about it. The sites are okay but not laid out well or well maintained and in the rain become mud bogs, The management and most workers seem to really hate their job and the people they serve, or should I say don't serve. In a camping atmosphere, fun and joy is the mantra, but not here. The staff and management make you feel you are intruding on their private land. I felt like I was imposing when I used their toilets and even when I was buying something form their poorly stocked "store". I agree with others that the manager is vindictive and a control freak. He treats people like we are out to ruin his surroundings and property.

We have stayed here for 3 years in a row, and thought past years might just be poor timing. However, 3 years is too consistent. Whatever the management has that is bothering them so much, it is causing others that spend good money for supposedly good service to have a very poor time. It is time they moved on to a new endeavor, maybe cleaning barnacles off of the local boats.

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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San Jose, California
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

The park is nice, the management is sub-par. The manager gets vindictive if questioned about his strict rules. It was raining and a member of our group put up a canopy at their site to stay dry. The maniac manager very rudely, barged into our site while we're eating dinner and told us to take it down. "It's the rules". He's completely unreasonable and wouldn't open up the group meeting room for us. The electrical power is unreliable and not maintained very well.

Some sites are unusable and have no power. The manager threatened to tow away cars parked at these unusable sites.

The manager complained about our Home Depot fire pit saying it's a fire hazard, even in the rain. The manager is a control freak who can only tolerate elderly people who stay in their RV's all day long and don't come out.

The manager threatened one of our group members saying, "He will remember and never allow them to return".

Our group has stayed there for years, but we won't return and will advise others to stay away from Pelican Point.

Happy Trails,
Bill

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Pelican Point RV Park

Address: 1001 Miramontes Point Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Location: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Half Moon Bay
Number of rooms: 75
Also Known As:
Pelican Point Rv Park Hotel Half Moon Bay

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