Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Reviews

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Aug 30, 2020
I liked that they brought wood & other store items to our campsite. I liked all the hidy ho campers messages.
Aug 30, 2020
Dogs barked almost our entire stay. Staff did not enforce pet policy. If I wasn’t so mad I would have asked for some money back as this was an expensive stay
Aug 30, 2020
Nice place to stay
Aug 30, 2020
The staff was very kind and accommodating to us (evacuees) Thank you so much
Aug 30, 2020
Great place. I would love to go back.
Aug 30, 2020
We were evacuated due to a fire and we were really treated well. The whole situation was a little confusing and the staff in the store were very kind and efficient in accommodating us and many others who were in a tough situation. They were caring and polite which helped make a tough situation a bit easier.
Aug 29, 2020
Aug 29, 2020
Everything was very nice, rest rooms / shower room were immaculate, camp sites are well maintained and very clean. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. Thank You can't wait to stay with you folks again. Vic & Joanne Aiello
Aug 29, 2020
Aug 29, 2020
Aug 29, 2020
As part of the fire evacuees this was not a planned vacation. We found the facility to be well laid out, clean, kid friendly, with an incredibly accommodating staff.
Aug 29, 2020
Really enjoyed it and can't wait for COVID-19 to go away so the playground will open again!
Aug 29, 2020
Short getaway from the valley heat. Staff always friendly and the grounds well maintained.
Aug 28, 2020
We loved it!! It was a bit sad that the playground was closed. And it surprised me because when I called in advance the lady on the phone told me it was open. Regardless, we loved our cabin and stay, and all the amenities! Thank you KOA for a special little vacation. Thank you also for all you did for the evacuees. We will be back!
Aug 28, 2020
The staff at this KOA are awesome, I was an evacuee from Scotts Valley. Truly kindest people anywhere. So helpful when I had to extend until evacuation order lifted. I will never forget all their kind words and thoughts. Cindy Moore
Aug 28, 2020
Aug 27, 2020
Aug 27, 2020
Loved it. I'm not used to sites so close together, but it was all good. I will be back again soon.
Aug 27, 2020
Aug 27, 2020
It was a nice park, however, the air conditioning unit in the Airstream trailer was not working. Though it doesn't usually get that hot on the coast, it was on my stay. Park staff responded to my calls about the air conditioner's failure however. Don't think I will stay at this park in the future.
Aug 26, 2020
Pleasant. Cabin is clean except tne floors. It was unmopped.
Aug 26, 2020
Aug 26, 2020
Aug 26, 2020
Aug 25, 2020
Great kid friendly camping spot! We love the bikes!!
Aug 25, 2020
This was our first trip to a KOA. Beautiful place, friendly staff. Our spot was a "standard" patio 50 amp back in. Tight for a 34' 5W/ 2500 Truck. I thought the sewer connect was too close to picnic table/bbq area. Otherwise, good spot, loved the beach so close but NOT walkable, not a safe bike bath to beach (tight roads). Would stay again hopefully when fires are gone.
Aug 25, 2020
Aug 25, 2020
The cabin was clean and setup nicely.
Aug 25, 2020
This was our first experience at a KOA, great campground for families. We will definitely be coming back It’s a great location in Monterey. We were Impressed at how well everyone follows the quite hours. Even with Covid rules it was still a fun and enjoyable time.
Aug 25, 2020
Aug 25, 2020
My dog was attacked by two pit bulls who were not on a leash. This was the second attack by those dogs at this koa. This should never happen.
Aug 25, 2020
Aug 24, 2020
Aug 24, 2020
Very, very overpriced for the "privilege" of getting to stay on a piece of dirt! When I made my reservations about a month before arrival, I was told that 50amp sites were not available and I agreed to a 30amp site in a "nice lot nestled up against the open preserve with plenty of shade and trees." Well, I received a dirt lot! Sorry, but I will never stay here again, nor recommend this KOA.
Aug 24, 2020
I love the cleanliness and staff always around. When it’s quiet time, staff are around to remind people and really courteous.
Aug 24, 2020
Very nice facility, like most camp sites the WiFi was the only feature that was not acceptable, with poor cell coverage most campers use the WiFi backbone to make calls and the quality drops fast. Hopefully in the future they will upgrade the WiFi coverage and quality.
Aug 24, 2020
This KOA is so fun for the family! Unfortunately there were many restrictions and amenities closed due to Covid-19 so I am excited to return next year and experience all this KOA has to offer without restrictions. All in all it was a great stay and we will be back soon!
Aug 24, 2020
Estuvo muy agradable excepto porque esta vez nos privaron de muchas de las actividades que regularmente tienen incluyendo el jacuzzi que es uno de mis favoritos.
Aug 24, 2020
First time staying at a KOA and we were not disappointed. Great location as a base camp for exploring Santa Cruz or Monterey or any nearby beach. The grounds are clean and trash free. Parking the trailer was easy, hookups in good working condition. We stayed in the Nature Preserve and it was quiet and relaxing. General store was fully stocked and they deliver fire wood. We will be back w/ friends!
Aug 24, 2020
I was just looking for a little getaway and I found so much more! There were so many activities for us throughout the weekend that time just flew by! We will be back for sure.
Aug 24, 2020
Normally we prefer off grid camping but were evacuated due to the wildfires in Bonny Doon. I have to say that KOA is awesome!! It's SO nice having a laundry facility & store. I especially want to give a shout out to Sara (not sure of the spelling) at the store/reservation desk. She was VERY kind, competent and helpful when I was totally stressed. Thank you-Laurie Taylor
Aug 24, 2020
It was a very good game experience. Felt safe not to close to our neighbors. Fun activities. Enjoy d staying there. Only one night. But very good experience Thank you
Aug 24, 2020
Evacue.e from Scott's Valley ,CA. Excellent treatment Is there a bias. To Santa Cruz from KOA. Watsonville CA?
Aug 23, 2020
We had a great time!
Aug 23, 2020
Enjoyed ourselves and the staff was amazing and helpful
Aug 23, 2020
It was great experience except our floor was so dirty. I do not think that it was wiped
Aug 23, 2020
Everything was great but the showers were moldy both the shower and the shower curtains. During these times cleanliness must be top priority. Our family still had a great time. Staff was very friendly and everything else was very clean.
Aug 23, 2020
Wifi horrible, no t-mobile and at&t reception
Aug 23, 2020
Aug 23, 2020
Nice place, too many kids for us
Oct 12, 2020
Love this place! my family stayed at a lodge with my friend's family. It is surrounded by pine trees, quiet, resting and kids friendly environment. One of the best parts is less than one & a half hours to get there from the silicon valley.
- Andy K on Google
Oct 10, 2020
Great family fun
- John Solorio on Google