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Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best trips we've ever taken.. we came with some friends for labor day weekend and I've never camped before but now, this is probably the only way I'll go camping or glamping.. we stayed in cabin 157.. we had a loft, mini kitchen, bathroom, tv, ac/heater and a queen size bed that was comfortable.. it... More 

Thank hazel d
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at a lot of koa and this one by far brings me the best memories. My husband with our kids rented an airstream trailer. I have no words to explain how amazing it was. Had just right amount of privacy for a family when you're camping. Just the right amount of Kitch. I have been shopping for... More 

Thank redrobot23
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends who are all 21 needed somewhere to stay and found this place so we could explore Santa Cruz the next day. The wifi was excellent, the bathrooms were very clean and the camp site was spacious and really nice. Highly recommend for the price it was as it was affordable!

Thank Teresa C
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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the amenities you would want particularly for kids. Helpful, friendly staff. Why the two and why am I not a happy camper? We tent camp. The tent area is small and the sites are crammed together. My biggest complaint is the noise level at night. Though they suggest that quiet times are "strictly enforced," I had to sleep in... More 

Thank lrbishop
Cleveland/Sun City, United States
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a GR8 place to bring the family for a week or weekend. There is so much to do for families. The staff is wonderful and the park in nice and tidy. You great a wonderful greeting when you come in, to Robin asking you for a song or dance on your departure. If your have an RV, rent... More 

Thank Robin H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family just got back from a very disappointing trip to this RV Park. We rented a deluxe cabin and were looking forward to sitting around the fire with our four year old daughter and make smores. When setting up our chairs I noticed the neighbor’s huge air conditioning unit within 3 feet of our chairs. After getting the fire... More 

Thank Confidential N
Santa Cruz, CA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I didn't book in advance yet was able to get the 2 nights we needed at a high, reasonable for SC, rate. Our site was raked clean & trash was picked up at your site continuously. The restrooms were within easy walking distance and although I used handicap shower, which was large & clean, husband said normal showers were ok.... More 

Thank ClassicTechr
Lausanne, Switzerland
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197 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

First, we booked quite late, so this was the most expensive campground stay we've ever had! We stayed in the "kouples kabin", which was excellent - well appointed, comfortable, grill, table, and tap right out the door. Bathrooms and showers at the camp are plentiful, which is good, but pretty poorly maintained and cleaned, which is not so good. You're... More 

Thank LausMac13
So. California
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

OMG no wonder this is a flagship for KOA. From check in to check out this was a superb visit. Upon out arrival the staff greeted us warmly, we were given our paperwork with the rules clearly spelled out and presented in a pleasant manner, and in no time we were on our way to our campsite. The campsite itself... More 

Thank baloonbabe
Merced, California
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My family stayed here last week and we loved it! There are so many fun things to do for all ages. The property is kept very clean and the staff are beyond helpful. I've already recommended many of my friends plan a trip here!

Thank Rumple S
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come join in the fun! Whether you want to relax at your campsite, join us for themed weekends and special activities, take a walk on the beaches or explore the variety of things to see and do in the Santa Cruz area, this KOA has it all. For a home away from home, try the camping cabins or fully furnished deluxe cabins - offering all the comforts of home and just a short walk or drive to the beach! Or stay in an Airstream travel trailer while you enjoy the pleasures of the California coast and experience all that this KOA has to offer. For the RVer, weve got full hookup sites, 50 amp service, pull-throughs, and free cable and Wi-Fi! Weve got the tenter covered, too, with sites conveniently located with picnic tables and fire rings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

Address: 1186 San Andreas Rd, La Selva Beach, CA 95076-9639
Location: United States > California > La Selva Beach
Number of rooms: 230
Also Known As:
Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay Koa Hotel La Selva Beach
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