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Benicia, California
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79 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We spent 3 days here. This is a very lovely and peaceful KOA. I loved taking day trips to the beach, San Luis etc. The town is very small and quaint. We loved returning to the beautiful campground. We were serenaded by crickets at night and birds during the day. We had a wonderful time.

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Ventura, CA
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82 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We stayed here when we went to a show at Pozo Saloon. We had a schoolbus and a group of about six other cars. Really had a great time although the bathrooms are a little hard to get to if you have any mobility issues. We only stayed one night and made use of the pool the next day before... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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304 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

My parents, husband and I wanted to stay somewhere on the central coast for 2 nights as part of a road trip. Everything that was in our price range got terrible reviews and looked like a real dive. A two bedroom cabin at Santa Margarita KOA was just within our price range, and ended up being a comfortable and relaxing... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The Santa Margarita KOA is a ncie place for kids and family. There are cool places to visit, like the Hearst Castle and Pismo Beach (went ATV driving!). ABout the campground itself: it was pretty nice... I wasn't a big fan of the playground, which could be kept cleaner. I liked the activities... the LEGO movie was playing and there... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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382 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We spent three nights at the Santa Margarita KOA the week before the Labor Day weekend. It was our plan to go before the holiday weekend to avoid the crowds, since almost every campground along the coast of California was booked solid on the weekend. There was also a midweek special, stay 3 nights and get 1 free, so we... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Me and my friend stayed here for one night, so i would recommend checking out other reviews too. Quiet and well kept campsite, very friendly and helpful staff. Good facilities and clean bathrooms/showers. The campground also had wifi, which is a big plus in my book. We rented a log cabin which was very nice. I would absolutely recommend this... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

We got the last RV campsite left in the county on short notice the weekend of my birthday. When we arrived, Dylan our host, had a cupcake with a candle waiting for me at check-in & the staff sang happy birthday. Overall, our experience couldn't have been better due to such great customer service. We even joined the KOA membership... More 

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Alhambra, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

I liked this campsite and so did the kids. Yes our cabin was the only one without shade so it did get pretty hot during the day but next time we will bring a pop up. Loved the cabin, it even had a refrigerator, ceiling fan and lightsI liked all the hills, it gave each site a bit more privacy.... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

Stayed three days car camping. The tent site we had (#61) wasn't the best as it overlooked the RVs. However, they've planted lots of Magnolia trees around the site so will one day it will be a good one to book. The sites in this campground are built into a hillside so the farther up you go, the better the... More 

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Lancaster, CA
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Stayed at a group camp site 7/31 - 8/1 with my sons and their girlfriends. This campsite is VERY HILLY and there are multiple stairs to the bathrooms. All sites, (cabins, RV spaces and tent camping) are on pure dirt. Not a single green blade of grass anywhere except the kids play area and around the pool. Downside of that... More 

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Address: 4765 Santa Margarita Lake Rd, Santa Margarita, CA 93453-8631
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Santa Margarita
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Santa Margarita Koa Hotel Santa Margarita
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