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Tribune Bay Campsite

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This place is horrible do not camp here ease do not waste your time this place is ran by a an extremely rude crabby lady at the front counter we were charged $80 dollars for having or dog laying in the campsite beside our fire at night while our children were playing and singing songs we woke up in the...

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5Thank David J
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I was so excited to go camping here.... Well the lady at front desk is a crabby lady,campsites are terrible, very expensive for camping when you get nothing.my stay was 3 days , well i left early. Kids screaming all night, they told us ya we will put you in the quite section right!!!.

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5Thank Blonde1201
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The good: Between 2 beaches and near co-op. The outhouses are actually very clean despite what people have been saying and the campground provides drinking water. Our site was fortunately private enough but a lot that I saw other people in were absolutely awful, with zero privacy, basically in an open field. The Bad: The lady when we checked in...

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3Thank Jess H
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Expensive for what you get, Crabby staff, lousy shower and bathroom facilities, sites have no level ground and are muddy, neighbors drink and carry on like its their back yard. Can't think of any reason to return.

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1Thank j b
Reviewed 28 August 2015

It costs twice as much as provincial camp grounds, the staff are crabby, showers are awful and the plots are super close together. Somebody I met there received a $300 fine because a noise complaint was filed against her, because of her 2 small children being loud JUST after quiet time. They will suck your wallets dry. It's a shame...

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Thank clare m
Hatzic, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Well, another fabulous year at Tribune Bay. Everyone's reviews are right. I wish the management/owners would redo the showers and washhouse and update the toilets. The overall campsite needs work. Yes, it's close camping, and that layer of Hornby dirt stays on everything until you get home. BUT ... I love it! The co op, the shops, going to The...

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Thank 510chris
Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is not on the beach. There is a private property between the campground and the water. It was a 10 minute walk from our campsite to the water. We rented a double site for our extended family of 7. There wasn't a spot to pitch a tent that was level. The picnic table was on a slant. The ground...

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1Thank lg73
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We were in the 'family' section of the camp. People are close together with not much privacy. Our neighbors with company vehicles, prolix painting, decided to drink and party until 2:30am in the morning on night one. Their dog was loose and was roaming around and ate our dog's food. We complained, but the campground still let them stay another...

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3Thank cduff831
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Arrived to a campsite littered with beer bottles and cans, my site, like most others in this camp appeared to be one campsite merged into two. Tents where pitched feet away from my picknick table and tent. There was at least 8 tents within 10 meters of my campsite. People carry on with all kinds loud inebriate behavior all through...

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4Thank Ethan G
Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This campsite has a great location near the co-op and Tribune Bay Park and Beach. There are too many sites at this campground so there is a feeling of overcrowdedness when the place is full, which is most summer weekends. During our stay from July 12 to 19, we noticed that the so-called 10pm quiet time is not adhered to...

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Additional Information about Tribune Bay Campsite

Address: Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Hornby Island
Number of rooms: 116
Also Known As:
Tribune Bay Campsite Hotel Hornby Island
Tribune Bay Campsite Hornby Island
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“Campsites 79, 80 and 81 are good sized and have better vegetation buffer.”
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“We stayed in spots 40 & 42 and really liked the location.”
Vinifico, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“just don't go here”
48clarem, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Take a good look at the map. Note positions of outhouses and water for both avoidance and convenience.”
510chris, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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