Santa Margarita KOA

4765 Santa Margarita Lake Road

Santa Margarita, CA 93453

Reserve: 800-562-5619

Info: 805-438-5618

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RV Reviews

Oct 03, 2013
Too many semi-permanent trailers at the park for my liking.
Sep 29, 2013
Very long walk from campsite to the bathroom!
Sep 27, 2013
Lovely location, lots of nice showers well placed around the site so you were never far from a block. Helpful staff and climate enough to walk to the lakes.
Sep 27, 2013
Not your average KOA. Lots of hills, trees, etc. Much evidence of maintenance and upgrading. Negative = residents & workers drive around continually on the dusty dirt roads!
Sep 25, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
We stayed in a new location and was a great spot. Now I can't tell you which one or you will rent it out and I will not be able too! Love it when I find a new location that pleases my husband and expands our camping opportunities. Great going KOA!!
Sep 17, 2013
Nice staff. Clean facilities. Only problem was site was not very level.
Sep 17, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
The place is great and the people are very helpful and friend.
Sep 12, 2013
We arrived and inquired about our reserved space and we were directed to a site that was to small for my 31ft 5th wheel with 2 slides. We requested another site and were told that only 3 sites with 30 amp electric was avalible. Our entire 5 day stay none of the sites they stated that were reserved were ever occupied Pool occupied by non campground kids who paid $3.00 each to swim.
Sep 11, 2013
The campground was not as expected. We expected a grass area somewhere, it was very hilly to walk to the bathrooms or other areas and the website makes it seem the fishing is by the KOA rather than off-site. Because we are older, walking up and down hilly areas is difficult and our son has allergies so the dirt was not optimal due to dust. We are unlikely to stay there again.
Sep 08, 2013
We had a nice level site with plenty of room. There was no cable TV but plenty of other stuff to do, particularly for kids. Loved the big flock of wild turkeys!
Sep 07, 2013
I have bad knees. The location of the store and all of the conveniences were a good distance from my site. The campground is very hilly and steep, making it difficulty for a person with any sort of walking issue to comfortably use any of the campground amenities.
Sep 04, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
Too numerous to list in 400 words.. Muddy water supply, small children can climb in to drainage culvert (require emergency rescue), pool was brown due to water supply, hook ups partially worked, had to modify my dump equipment, and dump backed up when campers on hill above us dumped, lack of camp host supervision (bounce pillow in use unit 1AM). Would not go back until cleaned up.
Sep 03, 2013
The full hookups ensured our comfort. Kids had a great time. Enjoyed the primitive skills presentation. Pool was refreshing. Noticed a lot of improvements and more in the works; especially oleander between sites. Lake was down 20' plus. General store was convenient. Owners and staff were very nice.
Sep 03, 2013
The Campground staff was GREAT...friendly and attentive. Our trailer site with hook ups was horrible. It was sooo close to other trailers that we did not have room to turn around or back trailer in. The bathrooms were a long way away and had to go down and up hills. There was a loud band that played until 10:30, which we found annoying since we went camping to get away. It was HOT with no shade.
Sep 03, 2013
Sep 01, 2013
Staff was great..very helpful with all our needs and the place was very clean.
Aug 31, 2013
cool campsite! nice staff! great disc golf course!
Aug 28, 2013
We had a great time and will be back. Scott was most helpful and was always able to answer any and all questions that we had.
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
I found this KOA by chance and glad I stopped. The staff were great, very helpful and accommodating. I don't know if I would recommend this KOA because it is far of the highway, but I would recommend it for the great activities they offer including help with the horse back riding.
Aug 20, 2013
The managers were very helpful and the campground was well maintained and clean!! We will stay there again.
Aug 20, 2013
Very nice place to stay !! A lot of things to do and great staff :) thank you !!
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
Very friendly staff. Lots of activities for kids and adults.
Aug 01, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Dirty restrooms, very difficult to get to restrooms,
Jul 31, 2013
The on premise ownership is apparent as the campgrounds and hospitality at Santa Margarita is top notch! I would have to rate our experience a 10. Would absolutely recommend anyone to enjoy the amenities including movie night, stargazing, live music, and more.
Jul 31, 2013
Nice site and very quiet. Site was quite exposed with little tree shade but otherwise lots to do for the kids and a helpful team.
Jul 29, 2013
It was just a wonderful campground and I really hope we get to go next year.
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Super nice staff. Unique campground. Good people. Clean bathrooms.
Jul 26, 2013
We have stayed here a lot over the years and have never been disappointed!
Jul 24, 2013
Lieu vraiment superbe. Malgré les dires Wifi disponible sur l'emplacement
Jul 23, 2013
We told them we were 2 adults & they put us next to the Bounce Pillow & didn't enforce the curfew time kids were bouncing @ 10pm !!
Jul 23, 2013
Small sites with little privacy. Fresh water is yellow/brown. Staff should warn you at check in. We asked another camper to learn it is iron from well water. Now concerned about clearing pipes of minerals.
Jul 22, 2013
Location of bathrooms and dust control was not as good as could be. It was a long hike to the bathrooms. Nice people though..
Jul 17, 2013
The manager was great. We stopped at 6 KOAs this RV trip. This was by far the most organized one: directions, attitude,, and layout were all much appreciated.
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
We had a family reunion there.. The staff was amazing.. Customer service was Outstanding... they let us have Fun!
Jul 15, 2013
how lucky we were to find and stay at the KOA campground in Santa Margarita. We planned our trip at the last moment, but found the site to be filled with great. friendly staff. who helped to accommodate all our needs. the kids had a wonderful time, which gave me time to relax, knowing they were in a safe environment. thank you everyone at KOA. Gilbert Alcoser
Jul 09, 2013
Friendly staff, spacious sites, and close proximity to lake, and surrounding beach communities.... the activities were for all ages loved it.
Jul 09, 2013
me an my family have been staying at santa margarita koa for the past 6 years. we booked it back in jan of this year for are space. when we show up the space that I booked was given to a different family so now that got me so upset that it had happen to us. the bad thing was the family that took my camp site was there for 4 day already. so I had to take a different camp site.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We're so sorry you didn't get the site you hoped since Site #28 was requested but not marked on your reservation. We made a special note in your file that Site #28 is your favorite and you may camp a night in #28 on us. Just give us a call to check availability. We appreciate your loyal business!

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