Avila / Pismo Beach KOA

7075 Ontario Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Reserve: 800-562-1244

Info: 805-595-7111

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3.5 out of 5
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Campground Reviews

Aug 12, 2013
Helpful and friendly staff, but small spaces and no privacy. Many barking dogs despite the rules of the campground. Great swimming pool.
Aug 11, 2013
Extreme small area for the Camper. The beach is very nearby (positive)
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Very tight spaces, but services was good.
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
was fine and clean. common (shared) room with wifi closed relativ early (22:00).
Aug 10, 2013
Was quiet clean bathrooms. Really missed not being able to have campfire. Everything else was great
Aug 10, 2013
Very disappointed with the office staff & site is not kid friendly at all. They have so many rules yet there site needs a lot of TLC. We've stayed at KOA Chula Vista and we love it there we figured this site being in a nice area would be the same if not better, boy were we wrong. We rented a cabin ( which is not cheap ) slider was messed up and wouldn't lock. I hope KOA Corp. responds.
Aug 09, 2013
Need more groceries in store. Need better drainage in restrooms.
Aug 08, 2013
This site is loose surfaced with very little grass, it's about 3 miles from the beach which makes for a lovely walk if you are up to a 6 mile plus round trip. Laundry was the best value we found in the 3 sites we visited along the coast.
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 08, 2013
Very tiny sites and close to each other. No grass, no paved sites.
Aug 06, 2013
No picknick table at cabin, no pits, cabins are smelly and close to one another.
Aug 06, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
I felt that the facilities were very safe and were kept up very well.
Aug 04, 2013
Very neat, clean and well kept. This is a very busy and crowded location. The staff is great. Super friendly, organized, always helpful. Right off the freeway and easy to get to.
Aug 04, 2013
Aug 03, 2013
Just a quick overnight stay this time. Was disappointed to find thorny weeds bordering the pet exercise area, otherwise satisfctory. Will stay there again.
Aug 03, 2013
Sites are much to close together. We were never comfortable sitting outside. We spent 5 nights and basically decided to just sleep there...planning activities to be away from the campground as much as possible. Only 2 washing machnes worked and were constantly in use ...mainly by the longterm residents. It felt like we stayed at a mobile home park.
Aug 02, 2013
men's restrooms were not clean, toilets flooded sometimes. women's restrooms were clean, though...
Aug 01, 2013
+ nice pool + kampground ok + easy to reach
Aug 01, 2013
We had a great time starting with a warm and helpful welcome.Any queries we had were well answered. The facilities were in good order , especially the pool.Upon leaving our RV would not start so I asked at reception if they knew anyone who could help and within minutes the site owner David arrived and after 3 hours got us on our way. He would not accept payment. He is a true gentlman. Many thanks
Aug 01, 2013
It was nice but I did not like the back row spaces they are just to narrow
Aug 01, 2013
This campsite is right off (actually directly beside) 101Hwy so our site was noisy all night. Nice staff but camp shop shut at 5 pm. Also a lot of rules e.g. Max of 4 per campsite, and a screw- in fitting needed for sewer pipe, which are not usual rules we have met on our travels.
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 30, 2013
This KOA has too many rules. (dogs and kids appear to be disliked) Sites are gravel. Game room - all very old. Bath House could use a renovate, but shower was hot. Cabin's were nice. Nearby bike-trail to beach is nice. Lots of poison oak along eastern edge of park.
Jul 30, 2013
We have a 38 ft unit,this park is extremely tight. No room to drive thru the park vehicles parked very haphazard, driveway blocked. Sites very narrow. We will never stay here again. People very helpful. On up side,Finally a KOA with recycling!!
Jul 30, 2013
Jul 30, 2013
Had a great time. Sites are small - we would of liked to be by a tree for shade. People were friendly and helpful. Loved the pool and spa.
Jul 29, 2013
We had a nice relaxing time...however just like last year, there are STILL no children activities...movie night, treasure hunts, etc. Also other KOA's have pancake breakfasts, your still does not. I will have to check on activities before reserving for next year. Staff was great and we LOVED our cabin.
Jul 29, 2013
No toilet paper in the bathroom for 3 of the 4 nights we stayed. Also no paper towels. The bathroom doors to stalls did not lock. Disappointing.
Jul 29, 2013
Great location to beach, SLO, Pismo, farm. There was some problem with the drains so a few times there was some back up that overflowed into the surrounding campsites which sauced an unpleasant order. Other than that, we really enjoyed our stay.
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
LOVED IT HAD A GREAT TIME CLEAN RESTROOMS COOL POOL AND SPA
Jul 29, 2013
Camp hosts were terrific...very accomadating. The campground itself, although clean, was extremely overcrowded.
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
We only stayed 1 night. We pulled in late, but the campground was clean. quiet, and we accessed our site easily. We had our grand kids and they had a nice time playing in the playground area. The staff was friendly and efficient getting us checked in.
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
Needs grass at sites. Very pleasant personnel and facilities are nice.
Jul 27, 2013
Helpful staff (it was our first night in a RV), but this is a stopover not a destination.
Jul 26, 2013
Packed in like sardines and the sewer hookups have obstructions in them. We were told we would have to cut our hose attachment to fit the opening.
Jul 26, 2013
Our site did not fit our rig. Had a hard time getting in and out. People had to move vehicles to allow for this. Dirty site. Trash and cigarette butts everywhere we could not wait to leave.
Jul 25, 2013
We had a good stay in Avila. It is close to many activities. The workers and other campers there were friendly.
Jul 25, 2013
A major disappointment; this campground is NOT KOA quality. Reminiscent of a depression era camp,the space was nearly impossible to pull our rig into. Our neighbor's trailer to the rear was 3" away from ours; the truck parked next to our slideout was less than 1'. The bathroom showers had lukewarm water and were dirty. This was the most expensive KOA we have visited and the most disappointing.
Jul 24, 2013

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