Salinas / Monterey KOA

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Reserve: 800-541-0085

Info: 831-663-2886

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8710 Prunedale North Road

Salinas, CA 93907

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RV Sites

Check-in: 1:00 pm, Check-out: 12:00 pm

Accommodations

Check-in: 2:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Campground Reviews

Jun 19, 2017
amazing cabin redesign. I've already referred two friends and we've only been home for a day.
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 19, 2017
Staff was very friendly and very accommodating!
Jun 19, 2017
I was impressed that being by a highway wasn't noisy at all for us.
Jun 19, 2017
Staff was friendly and helpful.
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 19, 2017
My husband and I stayed in a cabin. It was extremely clean and the staff there was great! Loved it..
Jun 19, 2017
Good pool and gameroom😉

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

So glad you had a chance to enjoy some our amenities. We enjoyed having you as a guest and hope to have you kamp with us again soon.
Jun 19, 2017
Very friendly staff. Nice accommodations. Easy access to surrounding attractions.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are glad to hear you enjoyed our park and took advantage of our location. We hope you kamp with us again soon! Thanks so much
Jun 15, 2017
Perfect little cabin for our quick family getaway. We loved that it had a porch so we could hang out after our daughter went to sleep. It was just about 25 minutes to he Monterey Bay Aquarium. Also loved the heated pool!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

It's great to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay at our park. We hope your stay with again soon!
Jun 14, 2017
The staff at this KOA are great, very friendly and helpful. The only reason I don't give it five stars is ALL KOA'S charge way too much to camp at your parks and your WIFI is slower then slow. I've stayed in parks with the same amenities for half the cost of a KOA camp site.
Jun 13, 2017
Although a little dated, this is always very clean, well maintained and Shelly is very welcoming. We had a late afternoon wedding and were able to get a late check-out which was greatly appreciated. I have stayed here in the past and would do it again without a minutes hesitation.
Jun 13, 2017
we had a very enjoyable stay. The bathrooms were a little dated, but very clean and functional. Everything else about this park was outstanding. Thank You for a good experience.
Jun 13, 2017
The camping spaces are very close together, guess I like my space. However, we did receive excellent customer service while we were there.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are excited that our team provided the level of service we pride ourselves on. Unfortunately, our spaces are smaller than those at newer parks, but we hope that didn't ruin your stay. Hope to see you again soon!
Jun 13, 2017
Very helpful And welcoming staff in office. Enjoyed the pool!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our newly renovated pool! We enjoyed having you as a guest and we hope to have you kamp here again in the near future.
Jun 12, 2017
Jun 12, 2017
While the staff was friendly enough the location and entrance is awful

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for sharing your experience. Our convenient location is great for travelers, allowing easy on and off access to Highways 101 and 156. It does however come with noise. We try to alert travelers to this on our website. We apologize if it disturbed your trip. Thanks for staying with us.
Jun 12, 2017
Jun 12, 2017
Great campground. Clean level pads. Heated pool. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay again

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

It is great to hear that you had such a good experience at our park. Our management and staff have worked very hard to bring the park to the state it is now. Thanks so much for noticing.
Jun 10, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
George and Tina were great!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much! Our staff and volunteers both work hard to ensure our kampers enjoy their stay. We really appreciate your kind words.
Jun 09, 2017
A very good location to visit the surrounding area. We used this park as our home base. The busy freeway traffic noise did not disturb us. It is apparent major upgrades were taking place and the park owners are intent on making this a great KOA Park!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

It is great to hear that you had such a good experience at our park. Our management and staff have worked very hard to bring the park to the state it is now. Thanks so much for noticing.
Jun 09, 2017
Excellent. Especially liked the HEATED pool

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

It is great to hear that you enjoyed to pool. Our management and staff worked hard to renovate the pool and get it open for the summer. We are very proud of it and so glad that you enjoyed it. Thanks so much for sharing your experience.
Jun 07, 2017
Was just a parking lot. Washrooms were small and needed revamp. And only cold water in the womems. Staff was nice.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are sorry you didn't get to enjoy all of the other amenities our little park offers including the heated pool, playground, recreation room, dvd library, horseshoe pit, etc. We realize our restrooms needs work, but we wish you had brought it to our attention during your stay so we could helped.
Jun 06, 2017
very noisey road ,bathrooms are so poorand in bad need of remodel, but the people are very nice

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Our convenient location, right off highways 101 and 156 offers easy on and off access, but does come with highway noise. Our restrooms do need work and that is a priority that was delayed due to a series of storms but is back on the list. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
Jun 06, 2017
great people at the desk. park is very clean and so was the pool.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much for sharing your experience at our park. We work hard to make sure all our guest have a enjoy their time with us. We enjoyed having you as our guest and we hope you kamp with us again in the near future
Jun 05, 2017
Jun 05, 2017
Jun 05, 2017
We like how close it was to all the activities in the area.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for sharing your kamping experience. We are delighted you enjoyed our activites and we hope to have you kamp with us again in the near futre.
Jun 05, 2017
Our Swim Team rented 2 cabins, a house and an RV site.The staff was very professional, extremely helpful and really nice people. We will definitely use this facility again and recommend that anyone needing a place to stay in the Monterey area consider this as a destination.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are delighted that your team enjoyed your weekend at our park. We worked hard to prepare the house for your stay. We enjoyed having you as our guests and hope you kamp with again soon.
Jun 05, 2017
Great location, customer service was splendid, loved the experience.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are delighted that you enjoyed your kamping experience at our park. We hope you kamp with us again very soon. Thanks again for sharing!
Jun 04, 2017
Tight turns in park. Sites are all paved with asphalt with no grass, picnic table, and fire pit. The staff is wonderfull. Accommodating and attentive. I had a small leak in my water connection and within a short time it was noticed buy a park employee allowing me to fix it before it caused a large flood. Park events included a breakfast, and a wine tasting and snack party. Will stay again.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for sharing your experience at our kampground. We are glad you were able to negotiate our entrance and got to enjoy our activities. We enjoyed having you as a guest and hope to have you kamp with us again in the future.
Jun 02, 2017
I felt scammed when price was bumped after I arrived. No facilities were in good shape. Only excuses in the flyer with big "plans" promised. Awkward layout, noisy from highway, too many long term residents. Etc. etc. etc.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Once you arrived, at your desire and request, you were moved to a larger site which was a different rate. We apologize for the highway noise however that is a side effect of our convenient location, right off Highways 101 and 156. We hope your future kamping experiences live up to your expectations.
Jun 01, 2017
Appreciated the heated pool.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are glad you enjoyed our newly renovated pool. We enjoyed having you as guests and we hope to have you kamp with us in the near future.
May 30, 2017
Fun place. The kids loved the pool, and nice and heated even with the normal overcast/cloudy skies. Staff were always pleasant and willing to go the extra mile. Accommodations were cozy, clean, and well priced. Will definitely be coming again!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with our campground. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you as our guest in the near future.
May 30, 2017
My stay at this KOA was wonderful. Brian and Summer are the best host anyone could ask for. The entire staff at this KOA goes out the way to may your stay the best. Great location, nice and quick to the beach and all the sites. Best part you come back to the small town of Prundale to a nice place to rest. Thank You all at this KOA.....

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience at our kampground. We enjoyed having you as a guest and hope to you kamp with us again in the near future. Thanks again!
May 30, 2017
Great people!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with our campground. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you as our guest in the near future.
May 30, 2017
Well kept and awesome crew. Beautiful surroundings and weather will definitely be back again.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with our campground. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you as our guest in the near future.
May 30, 2017
WE HAD A GREAT TIME THERE, AND THE SHOPPING STORES NEAR BY WHERE A PLUS, CLOSE TO FREEWAY WAS EASY GO PLACES LIKE MONTEREY BAY, PEBBLE BEACH AND SANTA CRUZ BOARDWALK THANK YOU.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for sharing your experience at our kampground. We are so glad you found our location convenient! We enjoyed having you as a guest and hope you kamp with us again in the near future. Thanks again!
May 29, 2017
Very friendly staff! Our kids went swimming, played table tennis and pool, basketball, tether ball. KOA provided s'mores, hot dogs, donuts, wine tasting, coffee! It's right by a major freeway but lots of fun.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with our campground. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you as our guest in the near future.
May 29, 2017
May 27, 2017
May 27, 2017
Upon check-in, we were greeted by the friendliest staff. We were set up in a cabin, but they asked if we would like a different one with less road noise. The cabin itself was adorable and clean! Such comfortable beds, and a very quiet spot. Loved this KOA and intend to stay again!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for taking the time to share your camping experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have as guests again in the near future. Thanks again!
May 27, 2017
The cabin was very clean and cozy . The fridge was apartment sized, way too small to put food and things from a cooler . Bottom line it's a great one night quick pit stop but if I was planning on staying there for any length of time I would've been extremely disappointed . It looks like it's a trailer park with a few cabins .

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the cabin. They are actually set up for short-term travelers stays and long-term stays are not allowed. This KOA is located in front of a mobile home park. It's a unique setup but part of our charm. Thanks for sharing your experience.
May 26, 2017
Very noisy location

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for sharing your experience. Our convenient location, right off Highways 101 and 156, offers travelers easy on and off access, but does come with highway noise. We apologize if it disturbed your trip. Hope your kamping trips in the future meet your expectations.
May 25, 2017
The office staff was very friendly and we loved our site. The store was very well stocked and did some personal shopping while there. The pool area was beautiful though we didn't swim. The grounds are well manicured and though it is an old park they are working hard to upgrade. Will definitely stay there again if in the area. Managers were friendly and very helpful.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for taking the time to share your camping experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have as guests again in the near future. Thanks again!
May 24, 2017
The only draw backs were the spaces are crammed together and we were apprehensive about using the fire pit. And there is only one bathroom with showers which would be okay if you were parked close to them. Unfortunately we had a pretty good hike. The staff were wonderful!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for sharing your camping experience. We do apologize for the size of our sites, however, our park is older and was designed when RV's were considerably smaller. We appreciate you staying with us and hope to have you as a guest in the near future. Thanks again.
May 23, 2017
Great hosts, good looking cookie maker, John
May 23, 2017
It was fine for a parking lot. We prefer places with more space but this location was what we needed.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for sharing your camping experience. We do apologize for the size of our sites, however, our park is older and was designed when RV's were considerably smaller. We appreciate you staying with us and hope to have you as a guest in the near future. Thanks again.
 

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