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    San Mateo Campground

    3030 Del Presidente, San Clemente, CA 92672
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    Traveller (18)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    • Excellent12%
    • Very good50%
    • Average17%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible9%
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    “fire pit” (8 reviews)
    “large tent” (2 reviews)
    “hook ups” (2 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 41 reviews

    Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

    We camp camp on average about twice a year and always have a good time. The short. Price availability leads to a lot of riff-raft in the park so keep your bikes locked up and valuables out of site after hours. When we were there...More

    Thank Steve G
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    We stayed here mid-week in June 2017. The campground was not full but it is well-used. The hike to Trestles surfing beach is 1.8 miles, not 1.5 miles as stated some places. We walked there and rode bikes but it's not for swimming. However, your...More

    Thank Vicki B
    Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

    There are a lot of positives about this place. Our site (#134 this time but we've stayed in other areas, too) was private, quiet, near the toilets/showers and came with a delightful abundance of rock squirrels, bunnies, the occasional lizard, wrentits, towhees and crows. Vultures,...More

    1  Thank TnBsMom
    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    Memorial Day weekend was supposedly sold out but I could see sites not being used. Stayed in spot 21 electric & water hook ups. Had another family meet us out there and they stayed in a large tent (20x10?). Had plenty of room for our...More

    1  Thank Jake S
    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    Our immediate reaction to seeing our site was disappointment. The site lacked level ground for pitching our tent, it was dirty and dusty, the picnic table was in state of advanced dilapidation, the bathrooms had no mirrors nor did they have lights, and the showers...More

    Thank mshume2014
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Babysitting
    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 157
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Orange County >
    • San Clemente
    • Also Known As
    • San Mateo Campground Hotel San Clemente
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    Dining (1)
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    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    4 August 2016|
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    Response from MilMascaras | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry - didn't finish last answer. Getting to the apex coming back to the campground is over a greater distance so it's even more gradual.
    Reed B
    27 May 2016|
    Response from pj_1216 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it looked like they just cut a lot down. You can find spaces that have nice trees.
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