Avila / Pismo Beach KOA

7075 Ontario Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Reserve: 800-562-1244

Info: 805-595-7111

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Campground Reviews

Nov 03, 2013
the camp is clean and the staff are friendly and helpful
Oct 29, 2013
Very friendly staff. The acommodations were a bit dated, but clean. Also a bit on the expensive side, but we did enjoy our stay.
Oct 27, 2013
Very clean. Short distance to Avila Beach. Close to Bob Jones Bike Trail. Will go again soon.
Oct 26, 2013
Campground was kept clean and was really quiet during the week.
Oct 23, 2013
Renting a cabin for 4 adults, turned out to be a motorhome with only 1 bed. Misleading advertisement. Air matress for these accomodations. We drove a long way for an uncomfortable place to sleep at this KOA. They charge extra for towels and bikes. Very firm on check out time, not allowed to rent their bikes to ride to beach after check out. Staff next door at Avila Hotspprings very nice.


Our cabins have 2 bedrooms and a full futon in the living room for sleeping. We do not charge for towels as we do not supply towels as stated on our website. Bikes can only be rented to registered guests.
Oct 22, 2013
The setting of the park is beautiful and close to beach. Staff is friendly. The restrooms are very clean. Downside; spaces tight and must back in perpendicular to narrow road with a trailer which is bad if crowded as tow vehicles are parked sticking into roadway. Also right next to Hwy 101 with trucks using engine brakes on northbound downgrade.
Oct 22, 2013
We had a great time. The spa was great and the managers are friendly and helpful. Overall the stay was great and we will return.
Oct 21, 2013
Shower curtains need attention
Oct 21, 2013
This was our second stay at KOA after KOA Eureka. Pancake breakfast at KOA Eureka was great and were were looking forward to it here. Missed that here due to off-season.
Oct 20, 2013
I didn't like all the signs in the bathroom, I felt like I was visiting my mother's


Signs serve as a reminder because of previous problems we have had.
Oct 18, 2013
We liked our stay.
Oct 17, 2013
Have always loved this park. Less so since their association with KOA. Less of the people I was used to seeing........more of the one night people that I have no chance to get to know.
Oct 16, 2013
One of our favorite KOAs. Love the proximity to Pismo, Avila Beach, Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. Campground is quiet and well-kept, Staff is friendly. Love that they have rules and they actually enforce them. We will be back again soon!
Oct 15, 2013
Don't place young children next to freeway--too noisy for them to sleep!!!!
Oct 15, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
We had a great time at this campsite. The staff members are very friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go back.
Oct 14, 2013
Very pleasant campground. A little hard to find. Needs a sign at the main road or something. People were wonderful when we got there.
Oct 11, 2013


We have limited grass area which we like to keep clean for our children to be able to play on the grass.
Oct 09, 2013
Nice location. Close to restuarants, mineral springs, overall great experience.
Oct 08, 2013
Ocean Canyon is always pleasant. The staff are efficient and friendly.
Oct 07, 2013
Very nicely maintained area, and one of the nicest bathrooms we've seen in any campground!
Oct 05, 2013
There are fines for everything...unregistered guests, sewage spills, etc., etc. I guess they are trying to make people feel like convicts rather than customers. If this is how these it, it isn't for me!
Oct 04, 2013
basic koa with no flair. location is convenient, but also noise next to 4 lane highway 101
Oct 03, 2013
Cabin rentals - They would only give us one key even when we requested two. It made getting into the cabin a pain and a problem... especially when my husband and I were not together.
Oct 01, 2013
this park is working hard to become a destination what with an expanded petting zoo and mini "water park." but wa-a-y too many signs.
Oct 01, 2013
Your campground was extremely clean. The only draw back i have is the sites are to small.
Sep 30, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Bathrooms need some work. No dials on the shower water so hard to adjust temp.
Sep 30, 2013
Nice park, great directions, friendly and very helpful.
Sep 29, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
Too much road noise. Lots of signs instructing campers how to behave and clean up after themselves... Didn't feel welcoming...
Sep 24, 2013
Loved the nearby bike trail, and the market across the way. Enjoyed the weather at koa as compared to pismo with a lot more fog and not as sunny.
Sep 23, 2013
The lady runnng the office was very friendly and helpful when we checked in The bathrooms were very clean and the grounds were kept very nice.
Sep 22, 2013
Sep 22, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Friendly staff and great location. All facilities were clean and well maintained. We will be back when visiting the Central Coast area again.
Sep 21, 2013
convenient, quiet, quiet and clean.
Sep 19, 2013
The campsites were much too narrow for slides. It would be great if you had a closed in dog area instead of a dog run. We felt that the park is old and needs an up date. Liked the cabled TV & hook ups OK.
Sep 18, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
We enjoyed our stay! We will stay there again. The trolley was a nice convenience since we didn't bring or rent a car. The campground and amenities are nice. The only downside is that the spaces are narrow and each time we left our RV we were looking at our neighbors utilities.


We are in the process of installing fencing between each site to hide neighbor utilities.
Sep 17, 2013
NO campfires, to close to the freeway, bathroom had water leaks, But everyone that works there is very nice.
Sep 17, 2013
The location near the beach is great. The unit was old and run down. The staff was friendly but the multiple postings about rules and penalties made the place feel dreary/not fun.
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Great cabin. Few issues. Need to make sure all info is on website and photos.
Sep 16, 2013
restrooms were clean site was to small, couldn't use awning and park my truck on the lot at same time.
Sep 16, 2013
The only thing was that the refrigerator was not working very well and we lost quiet a few dollars in food, but they replaced the frig the next day.
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
The staff was very polite and really kind. So nice when a person is traveling by themselves.

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